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  • Matches are best of three sets; if a set reaches 6 games all it is decided by a tiebreak
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  • Where possible, winners of groups are promoted to the group above for the next round.

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Collapse AllNorwich Parks Singles - Round 29 | Thursday 9 May 2019 to Wednesday 3 July 2019 (Midpoint: Wednesday 5 June 2019)

Current Rankings:

  1. Tomi Farkas 7.1 [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Alan Bauer [W3, L2] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Luke Page [W4, L1] 8
  4. Sam Regan [W1, L2, UF1] 3
  5. Kieren Buxton 8.1 [L4] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Tim Swaby 9.1 [L3] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Stephen Jeffs [L1, UF1] 1
  8. Daniel Venn

Match Results:

Sam Regan v Stephen Jeffs (Jun 16) 4-6, 6-0, 1-4 TBC
Luke Page bt Sam Regan (Jun 14) 6-3, 6-1
Alan Bauer bt Sam Regan (Jun 9) 6-3, 6-4
Reveal CommentTomi Farkas bt Luke Page (Jun 9) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A very competitive match as you would expect with Luke, long rallies especially in the second set, high standard of tennis! Now our head to head is 2:2 :)"  -- Tomi
Reveal CommentSam Regan bt Kieren Buxton (Jun 6) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely evening to play tennis. Played in good spirit, well played Sam. "  -- Kieren
Reveal CommentLuke Page bt Alan Bauer (Jun 6) 4-6, 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "A battle of endurance over 2.5 hours. Alan deserved to win a close first set. After taking the second I had match points at 5-2 in the third before Alan got back into it. Some very good quality points throughout and an even contest from start to finish. "  -- Luke
Alan Bauer bt Kieren Buxton (Jun 5) 6-3, 5-7, 6-3
Tomi Farkas bt Alan Bauer (Jun 1) 6-3, 7-5
Tomi Farkas bt Stephen Jeffs (Jun 1) 6-1, 6-3
Reveal CommentLuke Page bt Kieren Buxton (Jun 1) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great to meet and play Kieren. Two good competitive sets with Kieren digging out some tough shots under pressure. "  -- Luke
Alan Bauer bt Tim Swaby (May 31) 6-3, 6-2
Tomi Farkas bt Tim Swaby (May 30) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentLuke Page bt Tim Swaby (May 24) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Good to play Tim again. First set went my way but a very close second made for a good match. "  -- Luke
Reveal CommentTomi Farkas bt Kieren Buxton (May 21) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A good match with some awesome rallies played in good spirit, closer than the score suggests."  -- Tomi

Current Rankings:

  1. Robert Page 8.1 [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Joseph Plumridge [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Richard Powell 8.1 [W2] 4
  4. Kevin Robinson [W2] 4
  5. Paul Martin 9.1 [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Jesse Farrell 10.2 [W1, L4] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Andrew Ireland [L3] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  8. Patrick Crotty 8.2 [L3] 1

Match Results:

Reveal CommentRobert Page bt Patrick Crotty (Jun 13) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match!"  -- Robert
Reveal CommentRobert Page bt Jesse Farrell (Jun 9) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match!"  -- Robert
Reveal CommentJesse Farrell bt Andrew Ireland (Jun 5) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Always an enjoyable match."  -- Jesse
Reveal CommentRichard Powell bt Patrick Crotty (Jun 5) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Not like previous classics but still a good game. A few long games in the middle that could've gone either way. Cheers Pat. "  -- Richard
Joseph Plumridge bt Robert Page (May 31) 6-4, 6-4
Reveal CommentRichard Powell bt Jesse Farrell (May 29) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Always a cracking game against Jesse, a right old ding dong of a battle. He beat me last time, but this time it was my turn. Cheers Jesse. "  -- Richard
Reveal CommentPaul Martin bt Andrew Ireland (May 26) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "We normally have closer matches and will again I'm sure."  -- Paul
Kevin Robinson bt Jesse Farrell (May 22) 6-3, 6-4
Reveal CommentRobert Page bt Andrew Ireland (May 20) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match!"  -- Robert
Joseph Plumridge bt Paul Martin (May 20) 7-5, 6-3
Reveal CommentRobert Page bt Paul Martin (May 17) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match!"  -- Robert
Kevin Robinson bt Patrick Crotty (May 16) 3-6, 6-4, 6-1
Joseph Plumridge bt Jesse Farrell (May 14) 6-2, 6-4

Current Rankings:

  1. Mark Bagnall 8.2 [W6] 14 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Richard Taylor 9.1 [W3, L1] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Richard Bryant [W3, L3] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Ian Mack [W2, L2] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Roger Denton [W1, L3] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Edgardo Casimiro [W1, L2] 3
  7. Ilias Siomadis [L4] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  8. Clifford Fox [L1]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentMark Bagnall bt Richard Bryant (Jun 15) 6-0, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Richard, great game."  -- Mark
Reveal CommentRichard Taylor bt Richard Bryant (Jun 14) 7-5, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A very tight first set and lots of long rallies made for a very enjoyable match. Thanks Richard and good luck with the rest of your games."  -- Richard
Reveal CommentMark Bagnall bt Edgardo Casimiro (Jun 14) 6-1, 3-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Close game. Good tactics in 2nd set. Unlucky with match ball. Always next time. Thanks Ed."  -- Mark
Reveal CommentMark Bagnall bt Ilias Siomadis (Jun 9) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Nice weather, on what has been a mixed week of weather. Thanks Ilias."  -- Mark
Reveal CommentEdgardo Casimiro bt Ian Mack (Jun 6) 6-3, 2-6, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great tennis evening. Ian came out strong in the 2nd set but unexpected gusts of winds took away the momentum from his game plan. Overall, loads of long rallies and good passing shots on both sides. Thanks for the game Ian."  -- Edgardo
Reveal CommentRichard Taylor bt Roger Denton (Jun 5) 4-6, 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A really close match that could have gone either way, just a few points deciding it in the end. Thanks Roger and good luck in your remaining matches," -- Richard
Reveal CommentRichard Bryant bt Roger Denton (Jun 3) 6-3, 2-6, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A close and demanding game in humid conditions with many long baseline rallies. Roger had a magnificent second set where he was like a brick wall with everything coming back. I managed to turn the tide back in my favour in the third set with some winning volleys at key moments. Thanks for the game Roger"  -- Richard
Reveal CommentMark Bagnall bt Clifford Fox (Jun 2) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Nice warm weather, ideal for tennis. Thanks Cliff."  -- Mark
Reveal CommentRoger Denton bt Ilias Siomadis (Jun 1) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Ilias. Closer than the score suggests, some good rallies and good winning shots from both players."  -- Roger
Reveal CommentRichard Bryant bt Edgardo Casimiro (Jun 1) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Always a tough and enjoyable game v Edgardo. I just managed a bit more consistency and had some success with lobs. Ed's serves were a double edged sword, seemed to be either a double fault or brilliant with nothing in between! Thanks for another decent match Ed - Richard"  -- Richard
Reveal CommentIan Mack bt Richard Bryant (May 31) 1-6, 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Another tough 3 setter, very humid and windy conditions today which made it difficult. Cheers Richard"  -- Ian
Reveal CommentMark Bagnall bt Richard Taylor (May 29) 4-6, 7-5, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Jets, rain, sun, kids saying hello while trying to play. This game had it all. Played in really good spirits. Thanks Richard."  -- Mark
Reveal CommentRichard Bryant bt Ilias Siomadis (May 27) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Ilias"  -- Richard
Reveal CommentRichard Taylor bt Ilias Siomadis (May 23) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A nice game against a friendly opponent, thanks Ilias and good luck with the rest of your matches."  -- Richard
Reveal CommentMark Bagnall bt Ian Mack (May 20) 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-4)

Player Comments:

  • "Tight game with perfect weather"  -- Mark
Reveal CommentIan Mack bt Roger Denton (May 18) 6-0, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Good game, very tight second set. Thanks Roger"  -- Ian

Current Rankings:

  1. Chris Bunn 8.2 [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Steven Middleton [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Ruari Macgibbon [W2, L1] 4
  4. Olive Merrill [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Julian Giles [W1, L3] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Annabelle Davitt [L3] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Ellis Kurland

Match Results:

Reveal CommentSteven Middleton bt Ruari Macgibbon (Jun 14) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A flattering scoreline with plenty of deuce games. Thank you for the game Ruari. "  -- Steven
Reveal CommentChris Bunn bt Olive Merrill (Jun 2) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A very close first set with opportunities for both of us to take the set. . My serving found a bit of form in the second which helped me take the lead. Most games were very close with some good rallies throughout the match. Great Game. . Thanks Olive. "  -- Chris
Reveal CommentRuari Macgibbon bt Olive Merrill (Jun 1) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "An excellent match. Ruari lucky to win as live was a very strong competitor. "  -- Ruari
Reveal CommentChris Bunn bt Steven Middleton (May 28) 6-3, 7-6 (9-7)

Player Comments:

  • "A very tight first set where Steve started well and took the lead 3:1 I managed to get back in the set after some great long games and some epic rallies. . The second set was just as tight and could have gone either way. . A great Match - thanks Steve. "  -- Chris
Reveal CommentOlive Merrill bt Annabelle Davitt (May 27) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "An enjoyable game with some good baseline rallies. Thanks for the match!"  -- Olive
Reveal CommentJulian Giles bt Annabelle Davitt (May 25) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A very enjoyable game played in good spirits over a sunny lunchtime. The match was competitive with a number of good rallies and deuce games although many points were decided by errors from both of us! Thank you Annabelle - good luck with your other matches. Julian"  -- Julian
Reveal CommentSteven Middleton bt Julian Giles (May 24) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A beautiful evening with some good rallies. Thanks for the game Julien."  -- Steven
Reveal CommentSteven Middleton bt Annabelle Davitt (May 17) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "On an overcast and drizzly may evening an fun and competitive match was played. Annabelle started strongly winning the first 2 games but I managed to recover and go on to take the first set 6-2. Annabelle started well again in the second. Also, there were some longer rallies with both players trying to be positive. I managed to edge the final set 6-3. Thank you Annabelle for an enjoyable match and for playing despite the dreary conditions. "  -- Steven
Reveal CommentRuari Macgibbon bt Julian Giles (May 16) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Julian started well but said he hadn't played in a while. As the game progressed he made too many double faults and unforced errors but he said he still enjoyed it :)."  -- Ruari
Reveal CommentChris Bunn bt Julian Giles (May 12) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "An enjoyable game played in the morning sunshine and good spirit. The first set started very tight but I managed to take control down to consistency. The second set went the same way with some close games and some good rallies. . "  -- Chris

Current Rankings:

  1. Ryan Newell 9.1 [W5, L1] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Nicholas Goodwin [W4, L1] 11 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Mark Wilson [W3, L2] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Martin Robson 8.2 [W1, L3] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Robert French [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Harry Seddon 10.2 [L4] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Antonino De Leon 9.2 [W1] 2
  8. Tom Morris [L2]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentRyan Newell bt Nicholas Goodwin (Jun 16) 1-6, 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A match of 3 sets, 3 tennis courts and 3 tennis balls (until the kind train driver threw one back). An enjoyable match with plenty of deuces that could have gone either way."  -- Ryan
Reveal CommentRyan Newell bt Harry Seddon (Jun 15) 1-6, 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Harry stuffed me in the first set. Lots of lobs from both of us and a fun match as always, well played Harry."  -- Ryan
Nicholas Goodwin bt Mark Wilson (Jun 14) 2-6, 7-6 (7-3), [10-3]
Reveal CommentRyan Newell bt Mark Wilson (Jun 9) 6-4, 1-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "An epic battle at Eaton Park, nearly three and a half hours on a hot day with the train going past every few minutes. The first set we both kept holding serve but I managed to sneak a break. Mark totally dominated the second set. The third set was really close, lots of twists and turns. Well played Mark, you won more games, could have gone either way. "  -- Ryan
Reveal CommentRobert French bt Harry Seddon (Jun 2) 7-6 (7-3), 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Harry, abit too much of a sorcher to play tennis, well played though and the best of luck in your other matches."  -- Robert
Reveal CommentRyan Newell bt Martin Robson (Jun 1) 5-7, 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Always an epic battle of a match against Martin and this was no different, I was fortunate to take it this time. Lots of deuces."  -- Ryan
Nicholas Goodwin bt Robert French (May 31) 6-3, 6-3
Nicholas Goodwin bt Martin Robson (May 27) 6-2, 6-1
Reveal CommentRyan Newell bt Tom Morris (May 26) 7-6 (7-5), 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Nice match with some good rallies and close games, a few service errors from both of us. We played the tie breaker to 10 instead of 7 which was my fault."  -- Ryan
Reveal CommentAntonino De Leon bt Ryan Newell (May 25) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "It’s a very sunny day for a great match , some good ralllies and enjoyable match. Thanks Ryan for a good match...."  -- Antonino
Reveal CommentNicholas Goodwin bt Harry Seddon (May 19) 6-0, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "A really enjoyable match, full of endeavour and good humour ....and occasional skill."  -- Nicholas
Reveal CommentMartin Robson bt Robert French (May 18) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A bard fought game that I was lucky win, Rob was struggling with a second racquet after breaking a string the day before. Some good tennis with most games getting to deuce. Thanks for the game Robert."  -- Martin
Reveal CommentMark Wilson bt Tom Morris (May 17) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Very tight second set...both players got better as the match progressed."  -- Mark
Reveal CommentMark Wilson bt Harry Seddon (May 15) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Some punishing rallies, an attempted SABR, and a very fortuitous net chord in this match."  -- Mark
Reveal CommentMark Wilson bt Martin Robson (May 12) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Sunny Sunday afternoon...two well-contested sets, especially the second set in which the momentum changed a few times. Some great net-play by Martin."  -- Mark

Current Rankings:

  1. Terry Rollinson [W4, L1] 11 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Jack Scott [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Julie Cooper [W2, L2] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Andrew Butcher 9.2 [W2, L2] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Liz Somerville [L5] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Mike Dixon [W1] 2
  7. Beverley Hampshire [L1] withdrawn

Match Results:

Reveal CommentJack Scott bt Terry Rollinson (Jun 9) 6-3, 0-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "It was a lovely morning for a tennis match, a bit windy but nothing major. The first set I started well and hit some good shots. I carried that for the rest of the set to win it 6-3. The second set was a different story as Terry started to find these forehand winners and I couldn’t reply to them as I wasn’t hitting the shots that I was in the first set. Final set was tight and got to 4-4 then I held on to my serve to make it 4-5 and it got to deuce in the next game which was the norm in this match and I broke Terry’s serve to win the match. Thanks for a good competitive match Terry."  -- Jack
Reveal CommentAndrew Butcher bt Jack Scott (Jun 2) 7-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "That was tough! We played on a very warm afternoon and Jack is over half my age, covers all the court quickly and plays the angles well. First set was very close. Jack opened up a 5-3 lead which I clawed back to 6-6 before finding my serve to take the tie break 7-2. Second set went with serve to 2-2 but finally finding my first serve helped me take the set. Jack deserved at least a set for a fighting performance, great baseline play and some good close rallies. "  -- Andrew
Reveal CommentTerry Rollinson bt Beverley Hampshire (May 28) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "The weather forecast predicted rain and thunderstorms. In fact it was a very pleasant afternoon and a very enjoyable match. The score does not do justice to many close fought games."  -- Terry
Reveal CommentJack Scott bt Julie Cooper (May 25) 6-4, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Tough match on a warm and beautiful day against Julie. First time I have played Julie and the difference I think in the end was I was able to win the crucial points. Thanks for a great game Julie and all the best with your remaining matches."  -- Jack
Reveal CommentTerry Rollinson bt Julie Cooper (May 22) 6-1, 3-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A very enjoyable match - a hot day with occasional wind. Julie has a wicked drop shot which she employed far too often. Whatever happened to the rule of only permitting two drop shots per set?"  -- Terry
Reveal CommentAndrew Butcher bt Liz Somerville (May 22) 7-5, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Gorgeous sunny evening at Eaton Park was perfect for tennis and so great to see all courts full. The first set was a see-saw match played in great spirit with both of us scrapping to win every point and both breaking and retaining serves. At 4-5 I started to edge enough points to take the set 7-5. The second set was far more one sided at 6-0 although there were close games and Liz made me fight as the 8 match points confirm. Tennis is supposed to be fun and Liz helps that! Thanks for the match. "  -- Andrew
Reveal CommentMike Dixon bt Liz Somerville (May 21) 7-6 (7-3), 4-6, 7-6 (7-3)

Player Comments:

  • "Wow what a match! I've played Mike several times now and never quite beaten him but today I came very close. I was 2-5 down in the first set but managed to bring it back to a tiebreak (which I then lost) and then in the 3rd set I even had a few match points but just couldn't quite do it. Next time perhaps?"  -- Liz
Julie Cooper bt Andrew Butcher (May 19) 6-2, 3-6, 6-2
Reveal CommentJack Scott bt Liz Somerville (May 19) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "The sun got out in the morning and felt like summer had just about arrived. Great to play you again Liz, and all the best with your remaining matches."  -- Jack
Terry Rollinson bt Andrew Butcher (May 15) 6-3, 6-1
Reveal CommentJulie Cooper bt Liz Somerville (May 14) 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Perfect sunny afternoon and a great match, as always, against Liz"  -- Julie
Reveal CommentTerry Rollinson bt Liz Somerville (May 13) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "This was my first game in this league, having previously played in London. Wonderful weather and an enjoyable match. "  -- Terry

Current Rankings:

  1. Vikki Savage [W6] 14 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Wendy Thomson [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  3. John Gibson [W2, L2] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Cathy Geary [W3, L4] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Liliya Serazetdinova [W2, L2] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Lynne Johnson [W1, L2] withdrawn 4 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Victoria Chubb 9.1 [L4] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  8. Rowena Alston [L2]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentLiliya Serazetdinova bt John Gibson (Jun 5) 6-1, 4-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "We played outside at David Lloyd. It was a very pleasant temperature. We had a lot of long rallies. Thank you John for the excellent match!"  -- Liliya
  • "What a game! I'll feel this game in the morning . Great contest, with many back line rallies and sprints to the net . Really enjoyable game. Well done Liliya, you deserved the win." John
Reveal CommentJohn Gibson bt Cathy Geary (Jun 3) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A lovely evening for tennis and a very enjoyable match. We had some excellent rallies and many of the games went to deuce. John played really well and I wish him luck with his remaining matches. "  -- Cathy
Reveal CommentWendy Thomson bt Victoria Chubb (Jun 2) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great to play this game on a perfect sunny day in Eaton park. And despite both flagging slightly with Vickie on day 2 of IF and I having played 3 hours of doubles in the morning. We must love it ! Thanks Vickie "  -- Wendy
Reveal CommentVikki Savage bt Liliya Serazetdinova (Jun 2) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A great match with lots of long rallies and lots of running on a hot afternoon. Thanks Liliya, good luck with the rest of your matches!"  -- Vikki
John Gibson bt Victoria Chubb (Jun 1) 2-6, 6-2, 6-0
Reveal CommentWendy Thomson bt John Gibson (Jun 1) 2-6, 7-5, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Welcome to the league John, a really enjoyable match with many close games. Perfect sunny conditions in the park. Could have gone either way. "  -- Wendy
Reveal CommentVikki Savage bt Lynne Johnson (May 30) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A good match in very windy conditions. Good luck in the rest of your matches!"  -- Vikki
Reveal CommentVikki Savage bt Wendy Thomson (May 28) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A great match that was closer than the score suggests, lots of long rallies and some very closely contested points. Thanks Wendy and good luck with the rest of your matches!"  -- Vikki
Reveal CommentCathy Geary bt Lynne Johnson (May 27) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A blustery morning made for a challenging match. Many games went to deuce and lucky for me Lynne was not on form today. Thank you for an enjoyable match Lynne and best of luck with the rest of your matches Cathy"  -- Cathy
Reveal CommentCathy Geary bt Victoria Chubb (May 26) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "As always an enjoyable game with Victoria. She is an amazing competitor and her service game is formidable. I was lucky today as Victoria had not played indoors for some time. Victoria lost the march rather than me winning the match"  -- Cathy
Reveal CommentVikki Savage bt Victoria Chubb (May 25) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thank you for a great game on a very hot Saturday afternoon, good luck with the rest of your matches!"  -- Vikki
Reveal CommentVikki Savage bt Rowena Alston (May 23) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Another lovely evening for a game of tennis - thanks for the match!"  -- Vikki
Reveal CommentCathy Geary bt Rowena Alston (May 22) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A match that was much closer than the result suggests. There were many deuce games in both sets. Thank you Rowena for a challenging game and wishing you luck with the rest of your matches."  -- Cathy
Reveal CommentLiliya Serazetdinova bt Cathy Geary (May 21) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A glorious evening for tennis. Many long rallies and a fantastic and enjoyable workout. Thank you Liliya for a great match and best of luck with your remaining games"  -- Cathy
Reveal CommentLynne Johnson bt Liliya Serazetdinova (May 19) 2-6, 7-5, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great Match with lots of long rallies and good shots. We both played every ball and went for everything .. very even and enjoyable thank you Liliya "  -- Lynne
Reveal CommentVikki Savage bt Cathy Geary (May 19) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely afternoon for a tennis match. Cathy and I had a great match with some very closely contested games. Good luck Cathy with the rest of your matches."  -- Vikki
Reveal CommentWendy Thomson bt Cathy Geary (May 11) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A fun game despite the loud metal music in the park , my many injuries and Cathy not having played for a month. In the circumstances we played rather well I’d say. Thank you Cathy. "  -- Wendy

Results

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The results listed here include the current and previous round of Singles matches for Norwich Parks.

Scoring Information:
You earn one point for every set you win. Players who complete three or more matches by the mid-point of the round receive 2 bonus points, and a bonus prize (typically a free can of HEAD tennis balls). Bonus prizes must be claimed within 28 days using the link posted to the player's Account page. The link is also emailed to players.

Please note, while matches tied at one set all may be completed with a match tiebreak, singles matches completed to this shortened format, do not count toward bonus points.

Understanding the current rankings display: 
Player name, [LTA rating - if known], W - tally of wins, L - tally of  losses, UF - tally of unfinished matches] 'n' - points won (if bonus points have been won a  note to this effect is added) 

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Collapse AllNorwich Parks Doubles - Round 15 | Thursday 21 March 2019 to Wednesday 29 May 2019 (Midpoint: Wednesday 24 April 2019)

Congratulations to everyone in this round for organising and playing so many good matches. A couple of withdrawals which is always unfortunate, but other than that, nearly all matches were completed, well done. Good to see so many partnerships continuing from round to round, and the opportunity to play and re-play other pairs, getting better each time! We look forward to seeing you all again in the next round, don't forget to sign up!

Group Summary:

Another great round of tennis for Norwich Parks Doubles League with nearly all possible matches being played. Stuart and Steve retain their title as winners again in this round with 5 good wins and only losing one match - to the runners-up Olive and Jacob. Congratulations to both pairs, some great tennis all round. Lots of tight matches with some lovely commentaries showing just how competitive doubles play can be - plenty of long rallies and lots of good net play reported in many matches - well done!

Final Rankings:

  1. Stuart Craig & Steve Wright [W5, L1] 12 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Olive Merrill & Jacob Merrill [W5] 10 RUNNER UP
  3. Leon Frere-Smith & Mark Dumpleton [W3, L2] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Andrew Butcher & Vikki Savage [W2, L4] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Dawn Crafer & Vanessa Angier [W1, L3] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Ellis Kurland & Andrew Ralph [L2] withdrawn
  7. Thomas Horan & Jordan Scrimshaw [L4]
  8. David Rowland & Julie Rolle withdrawn

Match Results:

Reveal CommentOlive Merrill & Jacob Merrill bt Stuart Craig & Steve Wright (May 26) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A good match in windy conditions with some long rallies and games. Thanks for the match."  -- Jacob
Reveal CommentOlive Merrill & Jacob Merrill bt Dawn Crafer & Vanessa Angier (May 21) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A lovely evening for a game of tennis-thanks for the game!"  -- Olive
Olive Merrill & Jacob Merrill bt Thomas Horan & Jordan Scrimshaw (May 13) Walkover
Andrew Butcher & Vikki Savage bt Thomas Horan & Jordan Scrimshaw (May 12) Walkover
Reveal CommentStuart Craig & Steve Wright bt Leon Frere-Smith & Mark Dumpleton (May 12) 6-1, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Thank you Leon and Mark for a very competitive and enjoyable game played in a good spirit. Mark hope your wrist recovers soon. It is appreciated that you played whilst suffering with it. "  -- Stuart
Reveal CommentOlive Merrill & Jacob Merrill bt Andrew Butcher & Vikki Savage (May 5) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thank you for an enjoyable game on a chilly Sunday afternoon."  -- Olive
Reveal CommentOlive Merrill & Jacob Merrill bt Leon Frere-Smith & Mark Dumpleton (Apr 28) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for an enjoyable game. "  -- Olive

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentDawn Crafer & Vanessa Angier bt Andrew Butcher & Vikki Savage (Apr 24) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A close encounter full of lots of excellent tennis. We had to come from behind in both sets but just managed to edge them at the end. Thanks very much Vikki and Andrew for a competitive match that could easily have gone either way. Good luck in your remaining fixtures. "  -- Vanessa
Reveal CommentStuart Craig & Steve Wright bt Thomas Horan & Jordan Scrimshaw (Apr 21) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thank you Thomas and Jordan for a very competitive and enjoyable game. Thought you were on a roll in the second set when you were up 1-4 as your serving was excellent. Played in a friendly atmosphere and Steve and I wish you all the best for your future games. "  -- Stuart
Reveal CommentStuart Craig & Steve Wright bt Dawn Crafer & Vanessa Angier (Apr 17) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "As always when we play Dawn and Vanessa we enjoy a competitive match played in a friendly environment. The scores reflect a very close encounter which could have gone either way in the second set with a different final outcome. Thanks to you both from Steve and I. All the very best for your future games. "  -- Stuart
Andrew Butcher & Vikki Savage bt Ellis Kurland & Andrew Ralph (Apr 13) Walkover
Reveal CommentLeon Frere-Smith & Mark Dumpleton bt Dawn Crafer & Vanessa Angier (Apr 11) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Another enjoyable match against Dawn and Vanessa. Lots of good rallies and net play in a 'proper' doubles match. Look forward to playing again against you."  -- Leon
Reveal CommentStuart Craig & Steve Wright bt Ellis Kurland & Andrew Ralph (Apr 6) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thank you Andrew and Ellis for the game. Steve and I wish you all the very best in your future games."  -- Stuart
Reveal CommentLeon Frere-Smith & Mark Dumpleton bt Thomas Horan & Jordan Scrimshaw (Apr 5) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A great game as always against Jordan and Thomas at Eaton Park! A ridiculous match where almost every game went to deuce, including several long rallies where net play and heavy baseline hitting was matched on both sides of the net. Ultimately on the day Leon and Mark just edged it but it really could have gone either way. Really enjoyable game and we're looking forward to the next one!"  -- Mark
Reveal CommentLeon Frere-Smith & Mark Dumpleton bt Andrew Butcher & Vikki Savage (Apr 4) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match!"  -- Leon
Reveal CommentStuart Craig & Steve Wright bt Andrew Butcher & Vikki Savage (Mar 31) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thank you Vikki and Andy for a very enjoyable game which was closer than the score suggests. All the best and success for your new team partnership. "  -- Stuart

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Norwich Parks archive.
The results listed here include the current and previous round of Doubles matches for Norwich Parks.

Scoring Information:
You earn one point for every set you win. Players who complete three or more matches by the mid-point of the round receive 2 bonus points, and a bonus prize (typically a free can of HEAD tennis balls). In doubles, matches tied at one set all may be completed with a matchtiebreak and still count toward bonus points. Bonus prizes must be claimed within 28 days using the link posted to the player's Account page. The link is also emailed to players.

Understanding the current rankings display: 
Players' names, W - tally of wins, L - tally of  losses, UF - tally of unfinished matches] 'n' - points won (if bonus points have been won a  note to this effect is added) 

Comments:
Reporters of results are encouraged to leave a comment on the "Report Your Score" form. Additional commentaries may be added by submitting a result revision (see the pencil icon next to your results)