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Collapse AllNorwich Parks Singles - Round 46 | Thursday 12 January 2023 to Wednesday 8 March 2023 (Midpoint: Wednesday 8 February 2023)

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Max Fawcett 3 3 0 2 8 WWW
2 Tomi Farkas 4 3 1 2 8 LWWW
3 Sam Crisp 3 2 1 2 6 WLW
4 Ivan Barker 4 1 3 2 5 LWLL
5 David Weeds 4 1 3 2 4 WLLL
6 Jack Horwitz 4 1 3 2 4 LLLW
7 Brin Gotts 0 0 0 0 0 0

Match Results:

Reveal CommentDavid Weeds bt Jack Horwitz (Feb 5) 7-5, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable match with some great rallies played in superb weather conditions at Eaton Park. Good luck in your next matches Jack."  -- David
Reveal CommentMax Fawcett bt Ivan Barker (Feb 4) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good day for tennis - got off to a fast start then Ivan’s serve started kicking in and strung some points together well. Cheers for the match Ivan and hopefully play again soon!"  -- Max
Reveal CommentSam Crisp bt Tomi Farkas (Feb 3) 7-5, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Another match with Tomi that had a bit of everything: long rallies, defending, attacking, wind and clutch play. Always a pleasure Tomi and good luck with your remaining matches! "  -- Sam
Reveal CommentMax Fawcett bt Sam Crisp (Jan 28) 7-5, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "A close match as always against Sam, with plenty of good points and incredible play from both of us, as well as some twists and turns in the score during both sets. Looking forward to the next one as always!"  -- Max
Reveal CommentSam Crisp bt David Weeds (Jan 26) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Another fun match today with some great rallies and creative shot play. Thanks David and good luck with your remaining matches! "  -- Sam
Reveal CommentMax Fawcett bt Jack Horwitz (Jan 22) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Court was a bit slippy but weather was probably as good as you can get in January! Cheers for the match Jack and best of luck with the rest :)"  -- Max
Reveal CommentTomi Farkas bt Jack Horwitz (Jan 21) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great match, partly thanks to the salt which melt some icy patches on the court. Good luck with the rest of the round, Jack!"  -- Tomi
Ivan Barker bt David Weeds (Jan 20) 6-2, 7-6 (7-2)
Reveal CommentTomi Farkas bt Ivan Barker (Jan 18) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great match with some big hitting. Good luck with the rest of the round Ivan! Look forward to seeing you on court again soon."  -- Tomi
Reveal CommentJack Horwitz bt Ivan Barker (Jan 15) 3-6, 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Another tough match against Ivan in really difficult, windy conditions. Both servers were well on top with not many breaks at all. I just about managed the conditions better to take the win. Look forward to playing again, hopefully on a better day!"  -- Jack
Reveal CommentTomi Farkas bt David Weeds (Jan 13) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Much closer match than the score suggests, good fight David! Good luck with the rest of the matches."  -- Tomi

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 BRENT PEARSON 3 3 0 2 8 WWW
2 Jesse Farrell 4 3 1 2 8 WLWW
3 Keir Hanson 5 3 2 2 8 WWLW
4 Patrick Crotty 3 2 1 2 6 LWW
5 Liam Michael 3 1 2 2 4 WLL
6 Opee Magnus 3 0 3 2 3 LLL
7 Arthur Harries 4 0 4 2 3 LLLL
8 Liam Seaman 1 1 0 0 2 W

Match Results:

Reveal CommentLiam Michael bt Opee Magnus (Feb 4) 3-6, 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Opee and I have played a few matches now, and all of them have been really close. This one was no different. Had to work so hard to come back from a set down. Really pleased to get the win this time over a very accomplished player. Thanks Opee, looking forward to the next one!"  -- Liam
Reveal CommentBRENT PEARSON bt Arthur Harries (Feb 3) 6-0, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Another great day (10 degrees, no rain, no sun and no wind). I felt a little lucky to win the 2nd set - Arthur was breaking my serve and looked like he was about to come back, but I just managed to get it...some great passing shots by Arthur. Great to meet you and all the best for your other games."  -- BRENT
Reveal CommentJesse Farrell bt Patrick Crotty (Feb 2) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Closer than the score suggests, cheers for the game Patrick good luck with the rest of your matches "  -- Jesse
Reveal CommentPatrick Crotty bt Arthur Harries (Jan 31) 6-7 (4-7), 7-6 (7-5), 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A real ding-dong battle amid blustery conditions at Eaton Park, with many quality points and long rallies. In the latter stages of the second set tie-break I was fortunate to have the sun behind me which helped force a decider, then having to switch courts seemed to disrupt Arthur's rhythm more than mine. Well played Arthur and I look forward to the next one!"  -- Patrick
Reveal CommentBRENT PEARSON bt Opee Magnus (Jan 31) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great weather, good evening for tennis. Nice to meet you Opee and good luck for the rest of your games. "  -- BRENT
Reveal CommentKeir Hanson bt Liam Michael (Jan 31) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Always a great match against Liam. Long duece games throughout, I just managed to win the crucial points this time."  -- Keir
Reveal CommentKeir Hanson bt Opee Magnus (Jan 27) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Took us both a while to get going in the first set with many unforced errors on both sides. The second set was a real battle of which I had to comeback from behind to grind out the win. Nice to meet you Opee!"  -- Keir
Reveal CommentBRENT PEARSON bt Jesse Farrell (Jan 24) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Dry courts for once, no sun and no wind (a bit cold, but you could not ask for a better day). Jesse had great 1st serves throughout the game. The 2nd set could have easily gone Jesse's way - he was 4-3 up and serving, but I just managed to break his serve to make it 4-4, won the next 5-4 and Jesse saved 8 match points from 0-40 to duece to advantage (a few times) for me to force an error by Jesse which concluded the match...but had Jesse won and we went on to 5-5 --it could have been anyone's game! Well Jesse - I think I got a lucky a few key points - all the best for your future games."  -- BRENT
Reveal CommentLiam Seaman bt Liam Michael (Jan 24) 7-5, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good to play Liam again, played twice now and both times we've had a really good match, although I managed to get the win on this occasion. Lots of variation of shots made for an enjoyable match! Good luck for the rest of your matches. "  -- Liam
Reveal CommentPatrick Crotty bt Keir Hanson (Jan 24) 6-0, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "In the first set everything (including net cords!) seemed to go my way, but Keir fought back strongly in the second and we had plenty of close games. Thanks for an enjoyable match Keir, and good luck for the rest of the round."  -- Patrick
Reveal CommentKeir Hanson bt Arthur Harries (Jan 21) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Finally got play underway with the help of some table salt!! A lot of deuce games and long rallies. Good luck with the rest of your matches Arthur."  -- Keir
Reveal CommentJesse Farrell bt Keir Hanson (Jan 18) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Lots of variety and shot making, good fun cheers Keir, good luck with the rest of your matches "  -- Jesse
Reveal CommentJesse Farrell bt Arthur Harries (Jan 14) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good to meet you Arthur… some good points played in challenging conditions "  -- Jesse

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Nicholas Goodwin 4 4 0 2 10 WWWW
2 Tom Bartram 4 4 0 2 10 WWWW
3 Joey Harding 5 3 2 2 9 WWLW
4 Neil Hepburn 2 1 1 2 6 WL
5 Ben McQuillin 4 2 2 2 6 LWWL
6 Sam Emerson 4 0 4 2 4 LLLL
7 Miles Duckworth 1 0 1 0 1 L
8 Stuart Garman 1 0 1 0 1 L
9 George Smith 1 0 1 0 0 L
10 Andrew Ireland 2 0 2 0 0 LL

Match Results:

Nicholas Goodwin bt Andrew Ireland (Feb 6) 6-0, 6-4
Reveal CommentNeil Hepburn bt Ben McQuillin (Feb 5) 6-1, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "Neil romped to 6-1, 5-2 lead before I finally found a way into the game. It then started to look as if a come-back might be on the cards, but it wasn't quite to be. Some brilliant, long rallies, often ending with a devastating winner from Neil! Thanks for a great match!"  -- Ben
Reveal CommentTom Bartram bt George Smith (Feb 5) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A beautiful sunny slightly breezy day which made tough conditions for tennis. A good battle and some lovely ground strokes from George. Good luck with the rest of your matches. "  -- Tom
Reveal CommentTom Bartram bt Neil Hepburn (Feb 4) 2-6, 7-5, [10-4]

Player Comments:

  • "A competitive and fun match. After a first set demolition it was neck and neck for the rest of the time and could have gone either way. Good luck with the rest of your matches Neil, and i look forward to playing you again soon. "  -- Tom
Sam Emerson v Neil Hepburn (Jan 31) 4-6, 4-3 TBC
Reveal CommentJoey Harding bt Miles Duckworth (Jan 30) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Some great rallies!"  -- Joey
Reveal CommentTom Bartram bt Stuart Garman (Jan 29) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Some very nice smooth hitting and good rallies. Thanks for the game and good luck with the rest of your matches Stuart. "  -- Tom
Sam Emerson v Miles Duckworth (Jan 29) 3-6, 6-2, 0-0 TBC
Reveal CommentSam Emerson v Stuart Garman (Jan 28) 3-6, 6-0, 3-3 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "To be continued…"  -- Sam
Joey Harding bt Sam Emerson (Jan 26) 6-0, 6-3
Reveal CommentBen McQuillin bt Sam Emerson (Jan 24) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Cold, bright conditions and really nice to meet Sam today. Thanks for the match!"  -- Ben
Reveal CommentBen McQuillin bt Joey Harding (Jan 22) 6-7 (5-7), 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A very enjoyable, tight game. Lots of running! The courts were just starting to get slippy at the close, so we decided to leave the final set for another day."  -- Ben
  • "(Final set played on Jan 28) ... A nervy last set that could easily have gone either way. Many thanks for a great match Joey! "  -- Ben
Nicholas Goodwin bt Ben McQuillin (Jan 20) 6-1, 7-5
Reveal CommentJoey Harding bt Andrew Ireland (Jan 17) 7-6 (7-5), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Really close match in very cold conditions! Some great rallies."  -- Joey
Nicholas Goodwin bt Sam Emerson (Jan 17) 6-2, 6-2
Reveal CommentTom Bartram bt Sam Emerson (Jan 15) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "The match was played in difficult blustery conditions, and became more about who could keep the ball in court more often than the other. Thanks for the game Sam, and best of luck in the rest of your matches! "  -- Tom
Nicholas Goodwin bt Joey Harding (Jan 15) 6-1, 6-2

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Martin Robson 4 3 1 2 8 WLWW
2 Marcus Hardy 3 1 2 2 5 WLL
3 James Baldwin 2 2 0 0 4 WW
4 Alexander Simpson 2 1 1 0 3 WL
5 Bea Cutts 5 0 5 2 3 LLLL
6 Tim Sykes 1 1 0 0 2 W
7 Terry Rollinson 1 1 0 0 2 W
8 Elizabeth Baughman 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Oliver Tan-Goulding 0 0 0 0 0 0

Match Results:

Reveal CommentMarcus Hardy bt Bea Cutts (Feb 4) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Perfect morning for some tennis. Lovely to meet you Marcus, good luck in the rest of your matches!"  -- Bea
Reveal CommentAlexander Simpson bt Marcus Hardy (Feb 1) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A thoroughly enjoyable match with lots of topspin. I was lucky to win the first set with a net cord. Marcus was admirably honest about all the line calls, I sure was cutting it fine. I guess luck found me just inside the line for quite a few more shots than I would have hoped."  -- Alexander
Reveal CommentMartin Robson bt Marcus Hardy (Jan 31) 4-6, 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A great game, very close and still not sure how I managed to edge it. Thanks Marcus."  -- Martin
Terry Rollinson bt Bea Cutts (Jan 30) 7-5, 6-7 (5-7), 7-5
Reveal CommentJames Baldwin bt Martin Robson (Jan 26) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A much closer match than the score suggests. Really enjoyable game thank you Martin. Jim"  -- James
Reveal CommentJames Baldwin bt Bea Cutts (Jan 23) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Certainly one-sided, but still some good points 😊 well played, James"  -- Bea
Reveal CommentMartin Robson bt Bea Cutts (Jan 21) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable game in some rare decent weather. Thanks Bea."  -- Martin
Reveal CommentMartin Robson bt Alexander Simpson (Jan 20) 7-5, 1-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A great game, shame to have to end it prematurely, hopefully finish this tomorrow. Martin to setve, 1:4 down in the second."  -- Martin
  • "Finished the game , battling low sun and showers, I was lucky to make fewer mistakes. Thanks for the game Alex."  -- Martin
Reveal CommentTim Sykes bt Bea Cutts (Jan 16) 7-5, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great fun, glad we still played despite weather! "  -- Bea

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Norwich Parks archive. 

The results listed here include the current and previous Rounds matches for Norwich Parks.

Scoring Information:

You earn one point for every set you win. Players who play three or more matches by the mid-point of the Round receive 2 bonus points and a bonus prize. Bonus prizes must be claimed within 28 days using the link emailed to the player.

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.

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Collapse AllNorwich Parks Doubles - Round 26 | Thursday 19 January 2023 to Wednesday 15 March 2023 (Midpoint: Wednesday 15 February 2023)

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Jimmy Seymour & Bea Cutts 2 2 0 0 4 WW
2 Aaron Fitch & Liz Somerville 2 1 1 0 2 WL
3 Robert Machin & Nicholas Goodwin 1 1 0 0 2 W
4 Travis Malloy & Joey Harding 1 0 1 0 1 L
5 Susan Pollock & Bryony McLening 2 0 2 0 0 LL
6 Liam Seaman & Keir Hanson 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Mike Dixon & Alexander Simpson 0 0 0 0 0 0

Match Results:

Reveal CommentAaron Fitch & Liz Somerville bt Susan Pollock & Bryony McLening (Feb 4) 7-6 (7-2), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "This was a very exciting and nail-bitingly close match - it really could have gone to three sets!"  -- Liz
Reveal CommentRobert Machin & Nicholas Goodwin bt Travis Malloy & Joey Harding (Jan 31) 3-6, 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Quite a rollercoaster with Travis and Joey dominating early on Nicholas and Rob having to fight hard to hang. In the end it went down to a very tight final set. Good game guys."  -- Robert
Reveal CommentJimmy Seymour & Bea Cutts bt Aaron Fitch & Liz Somerville (Jan 28) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Much closer than the score suggests! Great to meet you both, good luck in the rest of your matches. "  -- Bea
Reveal CommentJimmy Seymour & Bea Cutts bt Susan Pollock & Bryony McLening (Jan 24) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely game, some great rallies and it wasn’t too cold! Lovely to meet you both, best of luck for the rest of the league. "  -- Bea

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Norwich Parks archive.

The results listed here include the current and previous Rounds matches for Norwich Parks.

Scoring Information:

You earn one point for every set you win. Players who play three or more matches by the mid-point of the Round receive 2 bonus points and a bonus prize. Bonus prizes must be claimed within 28 days using the link emailed to the player.

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.