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  • We have doubles and singles rounds!
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  • We welcome beginners as well as advanced players.
  • Don't worry that you won't be good enough - playing matches is the best way to improve, and we use an online questionnaire to assess people's ability so you play only people of a roughly similar level
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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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  • Players are placed in groups according to past performance in the league and, for new players, their Player Standard Questionnaire
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  • If you complete three matches before the midpoint of a round you receive 2 bonus points and a bonus prize (either a pair of Local Tennis Leagues dampeners, or a tube of tennis balls)
  • The winner of the group is the player with the most points at the end of the round
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  • Where possible, winners of groups are promoted to the group above for the next round.

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Collapse AllOxford Singles - Round 41 | Thursday 4 July 2019 to Wednesday 28 August 2019 (Midpoint: Wednesday 31 July 2019)

Current Rankings:

  1. Christopher Lynch [W4, L3] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Eloise Hamilton [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Ollie Tabor [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Daryl Streeton [W3] 6
  5. Sébastien Bourdu 10.1 [W1, L4] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Mark Bagley 8.2 [W1, L5] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Claudio Ruffmann 9.1 [W1, L2] 2
  8. Patrick Fopma [L3] 1

Match Results:

Reveal CommentChristopher Lynch bt Claudio Ruffmann (Aug 18) 6-4, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable game with Claudio. A bit more familiarity with the grass and some timely gusts of winds blew it in my favour! Thanks"  -- Christopher
Reveal CommentOllie Tabor bt Christopher Lynch (Aug 12) 6-1, 4-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Pretty epic almost 3hr match that could have gone either way, some big baseline hitting, nice net play and generally great rallies/points, both knackered at the end!! "  -- Ollie
Reveal CommentOllie Tabor bt Patrick Fopma (Aug 11) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Crikey not a classic this one! We were both high on the unforced errors count - played indoors which turned out to be a good decision with rain hammering down outside. Hopefully we can have a more flowing match in the next round"  -- Ollie
Reveal CommentDaryl Streeton bt Sébastien Bourdu (Aug 10) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Incredibly windy which it a tough day but still good fun. "  -- Daryl
Reveal CommentMark Bagley bt Sébastien Bourdu (Aug 4) 6-2, 4-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Mammoth match - just squeaked it !"  -- Mark
Reveal CommentChristopher Lynch bt Patrick Fopma (Aug 2) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Fun game with good rallies and attacking shots. Thanks "  -- Christopher
Reveal CommentChristopher Lynch bt Mark Bagley (Aug 1) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good game with Mark, fortunately no injuries this time! Thanks "  -- Christopher
Reveal CommentClaudio Ruffmann bt Mark Bagley (Jul 28) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "I was able to gain a 3-0 lead and took advantage of a slow start from Mark to close the first set. The first 5 games of the second set were the longest and most fought out. I managed to be more consistent than Mark and gained a 3-2 lead. I put some pressure on him with some deep shots and ultimately prevailed. The overall score does not do justice to the intensity of the match, with most games going to ad scores. I look forward to our next match! Claudio "  -- Claudio
Reveal CommentChristopher Lynch bt Sébastien Bourdu (Jul 28) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable game, the setting sun biased one side of the court! Thanks"  -- Christopher
Reveal CommentDaryl Streeton bt Christopher Lynch (Jul 26) 4-6, 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Some really good rallies over quite a long match. Just managed to win the important points otherwise could have gone the other way. Overall great match and again really enjoyable. "  -- Daryl
Reveal CommentEloise Hamilton bt Claudio Ruffmann (Jul 21) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thoroughly enjoyed this match. The first set was extremely even, and just when I thought I had the second set, Claudio came back to make it as tight as the first. Shot of the match (league?) goes to Claudio for a ridiculous diving volley, impressive stuff! "  -- Eloise
Reveal CommentOllie Tabor bt Mark Bagley (Jul 20) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Mark is an incredibly difficult opponent who has Djokovic esque levels of defensive play, the ball just keeps coming back! He forces the extra shot on most points and in the early stages of our match I found it hard to get into any rythym. I was 3-0 down very quickly but managed to focus enough to pull it back and take the set. The second set was more straight forward, although saying that we had a bit of a deucey tussle at 3-2, which could have gone either way. Fortunately for me it went in my favour. Well played Mark, though I'm not looking forward to playing you in the next round!! (from a tennis perspective!!)"  -- Ollie
Reveal CommentEloise Hamilton bt Christopher Lynch (Jul 17) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Despite the non-optimal state of the grass at Iffley and some untimely rain, this was a great match. The first set could have gone either way, Chris has some great hands at the net! The second set was hard-fought too but I was able to play with more confidence and benefitted from a few more unforced errors from Chris. Thanks for the match!"  -- Eloise
Reveal CommentOllie Tabor bt Sébastien Bourdu (Jul 17) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "The second set score line is more of a fair reflection on the match, Sebastian played well and was a bit unlucky not to take it to three sets. "  -- Ollie
Reveal CommentSébastien Bourdu bt Patrick Fopma (Jul 16) 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A long 3+ hours match under the sun. It was a big battle and Patrick saved probably like 7 or 8 match points in total in the 2nd and 3rd set. I look forward to playing again Patrick in the future."  -- Sébastien
Reveal CommentEloise Hamilton bt Mark Bagley (Jul 13) 7-6 (8-6), 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "I was very lucky to win the first set against Mark after facing at least four set points. His serve-and-volleying, and generally his reach all over the court make him a very tricky opponent. The momentum from winning the first set helped get me through the second more easily. It was a hard-fought and enjoyable match. Thanks! "  -- Eloise
Reveal CommentEloise Hamilton bt Ollie Tabor (Jul 11) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "After a strong start (great net play especially), Ollie got a bit tentative and unforced errors crept in. But we had some awesome points running around the whole court which made for an enjoyable match, played in good spirits. Thanks! "  -- Eloise
Reveal CommentDaryl Streeton bt Mark Bagley (Jul 6) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good tussle and a lot of fun!!!"  -- Daryl

Current Rankings:

  1. Luis Castello Sola 9.2 [W5, L1] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Laura Newland 8.2 [W3, L1, UF1] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Fabio Assandri 10.2 [W1, L5] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Lana Delerue [W2, L1, UF1] 5
  5. Peter Norris [W2, L1] 4
  6. Peter Watkins [W2, L2] 4
  7. Jon Livingston [L4] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  8. James Terry withdrawn

Match Results:

Reveal CommentLuis Castello Sola bt Peter Norris (Aug 17) 6-3, 7-6 (7-4)

Player Comments:

  • "Very entertaining match against Peter. It was a bit windy, especially in the second set and this made serving very tricky. As we both struggled to hold our service games the second set was decided in the tie break. Some unforced errors and double faults by Peter gave me some initial advantage and from then I managed to keep de distance to clinch the tie break. Thanks for a great game Peter"  -- Luis
Lana Delerue bt Fabio Assandri (Aug 15) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3
Reveal CommentPeter Watkins bt Laura Newland (Aug 9) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable match with Laura, played in wind, rain and sun."  -- Peter
Peter Watkins bt Fabio Assandri (Aug 3) 7-6 (7-3), 1-6, 6-1
Laura Newland bt Fabio Assandri (Jul 29) 6-4, 6-3
Reveal CommentPeter Norris bt Fabio Assandri (Jul 28) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Fabio for an enjoyable game - a pleasure to meet you. Fabio went up a gear near the end when we had 3 very tight games, Fabio defending 7 match points! Exhausting."  -- Peter
Reveal CommentFabio Assandri bt Jon Livingston (Jul 25) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Very hard today under the heat wave. I think the real winner was the sun, spoiling the match and unfortunately for Jon, it had played against his resistance and forced him to make mistakes that I am sure he wouldn't have done on a normal day. Especially on his serve. Some good rallies and interesting talk on court. It was a good match though, thanks Jon! "  -- Fabio
Reveal CommentLuis Castello Sola bt Fabio Assandri (Jul 25) 6-2, 4-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "I can't believe we managed to play for 2 and a half hours in the heatwave! I constantly battled the temptation of throwing the towel and having a cold shower or, even better, a cold beer. Regardless, it was great fun and, for moments, we even produced some decent tennis, considering the though circumstances. I honestly think that if Fabio wouldn't have played another match before this one, he would have win this match. Well played Fabio and congrats on finishing two matches on the day of highest temperatures on record!"  -- Luis
Laura Newland v Lana Delerue (Jul 23) 6-1, 6-7 TBC
Reveal CommentLuis Castello Sola bt Peter Watkins (Jul 21) 6-3, 7-6 (7-4)

Player Comments:

  • "Very long match that could perfectly have been even longer. Our game throughout the entire second set was inconsistent and we both struggled to hold our own service games. Obviously there were plenty of breaks. I remember having set point at 5-4 with my serve, but I couldn't convert and the set went, inevitably, to a tense tie break were the player that made less unforced errors took it. Great game though with plenty of deuces and some good rallies. Thanks Peter and good luck."  -- Luis
Reveal CommentLaura Newland bt Jon Livingston (Jul 20) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Windy conditions but some good rallies. "  -- Laura
Reveal CommentLana Delerue bt Jon Livingston (Jul 18) 6-0, 2-0 Jon Livingston Retired

Player Comments:

  • "It was a good laugh but we had to finish the second set early as Jon wasn't feeling well. It was a pleasant evening outdoors and a good game. "  -- Lana
Reveal CommentLaura Newland bt Luis Castello Sola (Jul 15) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great match Luis. Long rallies and lots of fun in spite of having to borrow a racket off a nearby coach as I bust the strings on my racket and my spare! "  -- Laura
Reveal CommentPeter Norris bt Peter Watkins (Jul 14) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game, Peter, great to meet up again"  -- Peter
Reveal CommentLuis Castello Sola bt Jon Livingston (Jul 8) 7-5, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "The match was played on artificial grass, unfamiliar surface for us both, which made the rallies very tricky. It was a tight match that was basically decided by some unforced errors in critical moments. Jon has a sensational serving and it seemed that the first set would be decided in a tie-break but, unexpectedly to me, Jon felt the pressure and did a double fault in my first set point to concede the set 7-5. The second one started very even but two break points converted at the end allowed me to run away with the match in straight sets. Nice to have met you Jon and good luck!"  -- Luis
Reveal CommentLuis Castello Sola bt Lana Delerue (Jul 6) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "This was a great match. On the second set I was trailing 4-2 down but with a bit of stubbornness to not give up the set from myself and a bit of tiredness from Lana, I managed to win the last 4 games and the match. Even though, she had some pretty good chances until the end to take the match to a third set which, to my relief, didn't happen since I was feeling very tired. Great to meet you Lana, good luck in your next matches"  -- Luis

Current Rankings:

  1. Iurie Rusu 8.2 [W4, L2] 11 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Bradley Hammond [W3] 6
  3. Matt Timms [W3, L1] 6
  4. Nic Aliwell [W1, L3] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Steve Carpenter 9.1 [W1, L2] 2
  6. Phillip Vincent [L3] 1
  7. Andrew Jones 8.2 [L1] withdrawn

Match Results:

Reveal CommentBradley Hammond bt Matt Timms (Aug 15) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good match "  -- Bradley
Reveal CommentSteve Carpenter bt Phillip Vincent (Aug 4) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good weather and fun game. Phillip struggled to adapt to sliced shots from me at times but then he’d have some great shots himself with power. "  -- Steve
Reveal CommentMatt Timms bt Iurie Rusu (Aug 3) 4-6, 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "It took a while to adjust to Iurie's tricky style and he deservedly took the first set. I started rushing the net a lot more and this paid off as well as upping the service pace. I was glad to come through a close match on a humid day and it was a very enjoyable match overall. I was also relieved that my arm held out ok and think I'll be fine to continue the round which is a surprise and a pleasure! "  -- Matt
Reveal CommentMatt Timms bt Nic Aliwell (Jul 27) 6-4, 4-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "The weather was only just good enough to play and it was a relief to complete the match despite neither of us playing at our best. Nick did well to pick his game up in the second to come back but I managed to raise the tempo towards the end and come through. Unfortunately my tennis elbow became very bad towards the end and it will be tough and go with the remaining fixtures. Fingers crossed..."  -- Matt
Reveal CommentBradley Hammond bt Nic Aliwell (Jul 26) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Good match in humid conditions "  -- Bradley
Reveal CommentNic Aliwell bt Phillip Vincent (Jul 21) 5-7, 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Hard fought match with players of contrasting styles. Some 30-40 shot rallies. I'm feeling it today (Nic)"  -- Nic
Reveal CommentBradley Hammond bt Iurie Rusu (Jul 20) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good fun in breezy conditions "  -- Bradley
Reveal CommentMatt Timms bt Steve Carpenter (Jul 13) 7-5, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A humid day and very hot. Good fun to be back in the league again. The first set was very tough with a lot of deuces going on. Glad to push through Steve's stubborn resistance in the end. "  -- Matt
Iurie Rusu bt Steve Carpenter (Jul 10) 6-0, 6-2
Iurie Rusu bt Phillip Vincent (Jul 9) 6-2, 6-1
Reveal CommentIurie Rusu bt Andrew Jones (Jul 7) 5-5 Andrew Jones Retired

Player Comments:

  • "Really sorry for what happened to Andy!!! The mach was going to be a tight one as we both playing our best tennis. At 5-5 (30-30) first set on my serve Andy picked up a serious injury on his heel and I had to take him to hospital, he was in a big pain, it was terrible to watch him suffer!! I really hope you get well soon ,Andy!!and see you on court next time."  -- Iurie
Iurie Rusu bt Nic Aliwell (Jul 7) 7-6 (7-2), 6-3

Current Rankings:

  1. Helen Watts 9.1 [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Fabio Di Donato [W4, L1] 8
  3. Nick Suffolk [W1, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Anna Chamcham [W1, L3] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Andrew Tacon 10.2 [L4] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Fabrice Gennaro [W1, L2] 3

Match Results:

Reveal CommentFabio Di Donato bt Andrew Tacon (Aug 18) 6-3, 3-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Beautiful springy day after the first few rainy hours this morning. It has been an enjoyable match with a strange start and Andrew and myself breaking each other's games! Fortunately in third set I managet to play more consistently and close the match with a good backhand down the line. Good luck Andrew with your next matches!"  -- Fabio
Reveal CommentFabio Di Donato bt Fabrice Gennaro (Aug 15) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "It was nice playing with Fabio. Even nicer because I have been able to play quite consistently on a nice sunny day. Good luck with your next matches!"  -- Fabio
Reveal CommentHelen Watts bt Fabio Di Donato (Aug 8) 7-5, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "Topsy turvey match! I was 5-2 up in the first set, then Fabio came back to 5 all; I then managed to take the set. He was up 5-3 in the second, and I managed to come back and broke for 6-5 only to lose serve again and take us into a tie break. I was lucky to get the win in the end. Thanks Fabio!"  -- Helen
Reveal CommentFabrice Gennaro bt Anna Chamcham (Aug 7) 4-6, 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A complete player. I was lucky to find her less concentrated at moments"  -- Fabrice
Reveal CommentHelen Watts bt Fabrice Gennaro (Aug 4) 6-4, 2-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Very close match with Fabio- lots of deuces. Both of us exhausted by the end. I held in there a little bit longer and got the win. Thanks, Fabio!"  -- Helen
Helen Watts bt Nick Suffolk (Jul 22) 6-4, 4-6, 6-3
Reveal CommentNick Suffolk bt Andrew Tacon (Jul 20) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "A very enjoyable game on grass in blustery conditions in Summertown. Thanks for the game Andrew, and good luck in your remaining matches."  -- Nick
Reveal CommentHelen Watts bt Anna Chamcham (Jul 14) 6-0, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great match on a cooler day. Anna hung in there and chipped away at my confidence, so I was lucky to finish it in two sets. "  -- Helen
Reveal CommentAnna Chamcham bt Andrew Tacon (Jul 10) 6-3, 4-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "A close match played on a particularly hot day with very little breeze so both of us struggling a bit by the end playing under the midday sun as the match lasted about 2 hours 20 minutes! A lot of good rallies and close games - a very enjoyable match which could have gone either way. Best of luck Andrew in your other matches!"  -- Anna
Reveal CommentFabio Di Donato bt Nick Suffolk (Jul 8) 0-6, 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "The strangest match I have ever played with a very odd score. Luckily for me things got quite down hill from the second set onwards but it was very nice and enjoyable to play Nick! Good luck with your next matches!"  -- Fabio
Reveal CommentHelen Watts bt Andrew Tacon (Jul 7) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "I've played Andy several times now, and this is the first time he hasn't been able to get into the match. My forehand was working a treat, which stopped him from finding his own rhythm. Fun match (for me!)!"  -- Helen
Reveal CommentFabio Di Donato bt Anna Chamcham (Jul 7) 6-3, 4-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "It was a great match with super long and beautiful rallies. I could have not asked for a better match and opponent, maybe a bit more of breeze would have helped us in catching our breath more easily. Anna is a great and sportive player and also a very kind person. Good luck with you next matches and see you soon."  -- Fabio

Current Rankings:

  1. Pawel Wozniak [W5, L1] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Nick Fahy 9.2 [W3, L3] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Stefano Bucher [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Arnold Busmic [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Edward Payne [W1, L2] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Joshua Brewer [W1, L3] 3
  7. Shaun De Souza [L5] 2 includes 2 bonus points

Match Results:

Reveal CommentJoshua Brewer bt Shaun De Souza (Aug 11) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "This was an enjoyable game which was closer than the score suggests. In the end the difference was that I was able to get more consistency on my serve, with plenty of first serves going in and this gave me a strong foundation in the match."  -- Joshua
Reveal CommentNick Fahy bt Joshua Brewer (Aug 7) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "For a while it looked as though the serve was going to be an active disadvantage for both of us, perhaps because of the slightly windy conditions! But then we found a bit more rhythm, and it was a much closer fought game than the scoreline suggests, played in the very nice environment of Oxford City tennis club. Best of luck to Josh for the rest of his matches. "  -- Nick
Reveal CommentNick Fahy bt Shaun De Souza (Aug 4) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Much closer match than the scoreline suggests, with quite a few deuce games, and a bit of wind to make things unpredictable. Good luck to Shaun for the rest of his matches. "  -- Nick
Stefano Bucher bt Arnold Busmic (Aug 1) 6-1, 7-5
Reveal CommentNick Fahy bt Edward Payne (Jul 29) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great match with a lot of prolonged rallies despite some wind, and an almost compulsory loss of serve, at least in the second set. A rematch from a previous league, this time with a different result but another very close match; there may be a long-term rivalry developing... Best of luck to Edward for the rest of his matches. "  -- Nick
Edward Payne bt Shaun De Souza (Jul 26) 6-0, 6-1
Reveal CommentArnold Busmic bt Pawel Wozniak (Jul 23) 6-4, 7-6 (8-6)

Player Comments:

  • "Good game under a super hot weather conditions. I was doen in the second set 3-5, but again, managed to pull myself back in to the game and win it over a tie break. I really enjoyed the game, Pawel done some really awesome shots!"  -- Arnold
Pawel Wozniak bt Edward Payne (Jul 20) 6-1, 4-6, 6-3
Pawel Wozniak bt Joshua Brewer (Jul 15) 6-4, 6-2
Stefano Bucher bt Nick Fahy (Jul 14) 6-0, 6-3
Pawel Wozniak bt Stefano Bucher (Jul 13) 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (8-6)
Reveal CommentArnold Busmic bt Nick Fahy (Jul 11) 4-6, 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "What a match! Nick managed to win the first set and he was up 3-1 in the second set! However, somehow I managed to pull myself together to equalise to 3-3 and take the set to 4-6 and also win the third set. Both of us, were exchanging some incredible shots which were turning into points! A very enjoyable match with Nick and good luck in the rest of the season! "  -- Arnold
Pawel Wozniak bt Shaun De Souza (Jul 11) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentArnold Busmic bt Shaun De Souza (Jul 9) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a good game! Good luck with the rest of the season!"  -- Arnold
Reveal CommentStefano Bucher bt Joshua Brewer (Jul 7) 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7-3)

Player Comments:

  • "A very close match which had all characteristics of a brilliant game. "  -- Stefano
Pawel Wozniak bt Nick Fahy (Jul 6) 7-5, 1-6, 6-2

Current Rankings:

  1. Fiona Fanthome [W6] 14 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Annabel Lloyd 9.2 [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Alisher Kamaldzanov 10.1 [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Jon Bennett [W1, L3] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Alejandro Rubio Diaz [W2, L4] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Flora Mcmeeking 10.1 [W1, L4] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Lilli Hahn [L3] withdrawn

Match Results:

Reveal CommentFiona Fanthome bt Alejandro Rubio Diaz (Aug 15) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "It was great to finally play a match with Alejandro (we failed to get organised last round) on a lovely summer's evening in Florence Park. "  -- Fiona
Reveal CommentAnnabel Lloyd bt Lilli Hahn (Aug 11) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "It was a pleasure to meet and play against Lilli yesterday. This was a competitive match with quite a bit of net play. Lilli is a steady player with no obvious weakness and so I needed to concentrate on putting pressure on."  -- Annabel
Reveal CommentAlisher Kamaldzanov bt Jon Bennett (Aug 8) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "We have played a good match at OUP Club with perfect weather conditions. I would say that I took an advantage of an old man Jon :-) But, watch out, he has very good volleys and he is a strong opponent at his age. Nice to meet you today! Well played Jon. Good Luck with other matches! "  -- Alisher
Reveal CommentFiona Fanthome bt Flora Mcmeeking (Aug 2) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thankyou for hosting the match Flora. It was so great to discover a lovely local tennis club at Kingston Bagpuize & Southmoor. "  -- Fiona
  • "Thank you Fiona for a brilliant match, it was amazing fun but try as I might I could not do much about that lethal forehand! Also very good to meet you," -- Flora
Reveal CommentAnnabel Lloyd bt Flora Mcmeeking (Jul 30) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Flora is a steady player who is quick on her feet and has good anticipation. She is also a tenacious competitor. I had to aim to take time away from her so as not to let her into the match."  -- Annabel
Reveal CommentAnnabel Lloyd bt Alejandro Rubio Diaz (Jul 28) 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Well this wasn't a result I was expecting! We played on grass in the last round and Alejandro won in 3. Today however he wondered if grass would be safe to play on after yesterday's rain and so we played indoors. We are evenly matched and so know that we'll have a good game."  -- Annabel
Reveal CommentAlisher Kamaldzanov bt Flora Mcmeeking (Jul 27) 6-3, 4-6, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Very good matched played at Kingston Bagpuize and Southmoor Tennis Club. We've had very nice rallies in the last 3rd set. Well played Flora and thanks for inviting to play at your club. "  -- Alisher
Reveal CommentFiona Fanthome bt Jon Bennett (Jul 25) 4-6, 6-4, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Jon is a tough opponent, and I really struggled in the first set. Was able to play better in the second set. By the third set, Jon was quite tired and it was just sheer stamina that enabled me to win the 3rd set. Thankyou for the lovely match, and for hosting. "  -- Fiona
Reveal CommentAlejandro Rubio Diaz bt Lilli Hahn (Jul 24) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A very nice and fun match with Lilli. The first set was decided right at the end and that 6-1 does not reflect the actual struggle! It was a pleasure to play with Lilli and I hope we can play again soon!"  -- Alejandro
Fiona Fanthome bt Annabel Lloyd (Jul 23) 6-3, 6-0
Reveal CommentAlisher Kamaldzanov bt Alejandro Rubio Diaz (Jul 22) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very good play in the hot and humid day. A"  -- Alisher
Reveal CommentFiona Fanthome bt Lilli Hahn (Jul 22) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely evening of tennis against a very sporting opponent. Lilli has a good game and really made me fight for each point. The games were much closer than the score suggests. Good luck for your remaining matches Lilli. "  -- Fiona
Reveal CommentJon Bennett bt Alejandro Rubio Diaz (Jul 17) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Alejandro had a fantastic backhand which, when it was in, beat me every time!"  -- Jon
Reveal CommentFiona Fanthome bt Alisher Kamaldzanov (Jul 17) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "The match was closer than the score suggests. We had a lot of games which went to deuce. Alishers has a good first serve, which was mis-firing a bit today hence I was able to edge ahead. It was good to play you again Alishers, and good luck with your other matches. "  -- Fiona
Reveal CommentAlejandro Rubio Diaz bt Flora Mcmeeking (Jul 14) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A very fun match in Florence Park. Lots of good long rallies and long points! Flora is such a constant fighter and it was very difficult to win every point. Looking forward to playing again!"  -- Alejandro
Reveal CommentFlora Mcmeeking bt Jon Bennett (Jul 9) 1-6, 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Most excellent match with Jon. I have played him once before (when I was beaten) so I knew what to expect - slice, slice, and more slice. He was strong in the first set and I made a lot of errors but this happened last time so I kept calm and carried on. In the second set Jon began to be let down by his first serve so I was able to capitalize on that. I made less errors and managed to turn things around. Jon rallied in the third set and it could have gone either way to be honest but today the gods of tennis were on my side and I went home happy. "  -- Flora

Current Rankings:

  1. Federico Antonio Melillo 10.2 [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Sam Brind 10.2 [W1, L1] 3
  3. Mohamed Salem Safa 9.2 [W1, L1] 3
  4. Margo Kirk 10.1 [L1] 1
  5. Alanzo Blackstock 10.1
  6. Guy Williamson 10.1
  7. Richard Hinchliffe

Match Results:

Reveal CommentFederico Antonio Melillo bt Margo Kirk (Jul 29) 6-0, 3-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A great return to the local tennis league for Margo. She has a good technique and has made it difficult for me to respond to her cut balls. Often we played many deuce, and score is absolutely realistic. Very challenging! It was a pleasure to play with her, thanks!"  -- Federico Antonio
Reveal CommentMohamed Salem Safa bt Federico Antonio Melillo (Jul 24) 7-5, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "I enjoyed playing Federico because we are a similar standard we tried to force each other into making the first mistake. Having won the first set that gives me more confidence to win the next set. "  -- Mohamed Salem
Reveal CommentSam Brind bt Mohamed Salem Safa (Jul 20) 6-4, 4-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A gruelling match with Salem playing his usual excellent defensive tennis. I came in with a new strategy to be more patient and try to tire him out, fortunately this payed off for me in the final set."  -- Sam
Reveal CommentFederico Antonio Melillo bt Sam Brind (Jul 10) 4-6, 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "One of the most fought matches ever played. Sam is a clever and technical player, his strength is surely the cut-ball shots. I tried to do my best in all the sets, many of the games ended with several deuce. Especially in the last set the mistakes of both have become more and more evident due to fatigue. The last point was really infinitive, maybe 8 deuce and alternate advantages. "  -- Federico Antonio

Current Rankings:

  1. Matthew Longstaff [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Diego Vargas 10.2 [W5, L1] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Sergio Segovia Rodriguez [W3, L3] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Jamal Ali [W1, L4] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Louise Morcom [W2, L3] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Noah Mesfin [W2, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Philip Sanders [L5] 1

Match Results:

Reveal CommentLouise Morcom bt Philip Sanders (Aug 17) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A good match with Philip, he has a strong serve which caught me out a few times with Philip holding to love in two games. I had to keep working to win this one! "  -- Louise
Reveal CommentJamal Ali bt Philip Sanders (Aug 10) 6-2, 4-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Philip played better than me and should have won, really. He hit some incredible shots and displayed deft touch. Never have my total lack of confidence or nerves been more apparent than they were this morning. The very blustery conditions certainly didn't help either of us but I'll take a very flattering and undeserved first win in Oxford this year! Thanks for the great match, Philip."  -- Jamal
Reveal CommentNoah Mesfin bt Sergio Segovia Rodriguez (Aug 5) 6-0, 2-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great match again with Sergio. The first two sets were pretty one sided, and it was hard to stop Sergio when he got going. Luckily managed to take the last set."  -- Noah
Matthew Longstaff bt Philip Sanders (Aug 3) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentMatthew Longstaff bt Diego Vargas (Jul 31) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, he makes you hit the extra ball in a lot of rallies, excellent defence. "  -- Matthew
Reveal CommentDiego Vargas bt Philip Sanders (Jul 29) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A nice and enjoyable match on a sunny Monday morning. A few long and contested rallies played. Thank you Philip and good luck with the rest of the matches. "  -- Diego
Reveal CommentMatthew Longstaff bt Louise Morcom (Jul 28) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good game against a tough opponent. All the best for the rest of your games! "  -- Matthew
Reveal CommentDiego Vargas bt Louise Morcom (Jul 26) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Louise has good forehand and slice shots. Good to play her. Best of luck with the rest of the matches"  -- Diego
Reveal CommentSergio Segovia Rodriguez bt Philip Sanders (Jul 25) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "I'm happy to have played against Philip, serving was the key element today, hope playing with Philip again!"  -- Sergio
Reveal CommentSergio Segovia Rodriguez bt Louise Morcom (Jul 24) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "1 hour of very high quality tennis, I recognise to be lucky in most of my hits today, I enjoyed playing against Louise, I highlight her forehand that is very good, looking forward to play against her again!"  -- Sergio
Reveal CommentMatthew Longstaff bt Sergio Segovia Rodriguez (Jul 23) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyed the game, he has a great serve, struggled to return it when in!"  -- Matthew
Reveal CommentDiego Vargas bt Sergio Segovia Rodriguez (Jul 22) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Really good to play Sergio again. We played many games to duce with several rather long rallies in between. Somehow I managed to win most of those games either holding serve of getting the break, but only after several duces than seemed to go on forever. Many thanks. "  -- Diego
Reveal CommentMatthew Longstaff bt Noah Mesfin (Jul 22) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great game against Noah, fights for every ball and never easy. Enjoyed the match, best of luck with the rest of your matches! "  -- Matthew
Reveal CommentSergio Segovia Rodriguez bt Jamal Ali (Jul 20) 6-7 (5-7), 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very intense match, with lot of alternatives, very close, good quality, quite a few set balls who were saved by the opponent, it has been a match mentally and physically exciting, I have enjoyed a lot this match today, congrats to Jamal, who has played really well, wishing to play against him again in the future!"  -- Sergio
Reveal CommentNoah Mesfin bt Jamal Ali (Jul 18) 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (8-6)

Player Comments:

  • "Jamal really had me against the ropes with 2 match points in the final set tie break. Somehow managed to pull through. Great match!"  -- Noah
Reveal CommentDiego Vargas bt Jamal Ali (Jul 17) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable match with Jamal and great to have the chance to play him again. Jamal's serve is incredibly strong and I struggled to return it every single time he got it in the box. I won the match by running a little bit more around the court than Jamal did. Thanks again."  -- Diego
Reveal CommentDiego Vargas bt Noah Mesfin (Jul 15) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Always a very enjoyable and competitive match when playing Noah. I have come top again but on very small margins. We played plenty of deuces and long rallies. I think the net was my friend today as Noah said! Thanks again."  -- Diego
Reveal CommentLouise Morcom bt Jamal Ali (Jul 14) 7-5, 1-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A great match with Jamal that really made me think and work hard to win. Jamal played really well at the net and several games went to multiple deuces. "  -- Louise

Results

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

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 AllOxford Doubles - Round 10 | Thursday 20 June 2019 to Wednesday 28 August 2019 (Midpoint: Wednesday 24 July 2019)

Current Rankings:

  1. Charles Olsen & Helen Watts [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Fabio Assandri & Antonio Brundu [W3, L1] 7
  3. Ben Rollett & Jonathan Steinegger [W1, L2] 4
  4. Adrian Bubla & Alberta Ragno [L2]
  5. Amy Darwin & Robin Barrs [L3]

Match Results:

Fabio Assandri & Antonio Brundu bt Amy Darwin & Robin Barrs (Aug 5) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentCharles Olsen & Helen Watts bt Adrian Bubla & Alberta Ragno (Aug 2) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Fun match. Alberta and Adrian almost pushed us to a third set, but we crossed the line just in time!"  -- Helen
Reveal CommentFabio Assandri & Antonio Brundu bt Ben Rollett & Jonathan Steinegger (Aug 1) 2-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Excellent match with decent rallies and many break points. In the tie break second set we managed to turn over their match point and got to the 3rd set. Thanks again for the game!! All the best guys! "  -- Fabio
Reveal CommentBen Rollett & Jonathan Steinegger bt Amy Darwin & Robin Barrs (Jul 29) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Robin and Amy, it was lovely to meet you!"  -- Ben
Reveal CommentCharles Olsen & Helen Watts bt Fabio Assandri & Antonio Brundu (Jul 23) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Breve resoconto della partita: Antonio e Fabio sono stati formidabili nel secondo set, ma io e Helen abbiamo lottato e mantenuto la nostra costanza per tutto l'incontro. È stata una bella partita, mi farebbe piacere giocare di nuovo! (Brief story of the match: Antonio and Fabio were formidable in the 2nd set, but Helen and I fought and maintained our consistency throughout. Great game, thank you everyone, and look forward to playing again.) "  -- Charles
Reveal CommentCharles Olsen & Helen Watts bt Ben Rollett & Jonathan Steinegger (Jul 17) 3-6, 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyable match. Thank you Ben - best wishes in Australia. Thank you Jonny - hope to bump into you at work. Thank you Helen - looking forward to the next match."  -- Charles
Reveal CommentCharles Olsen & Helen Watts bt Amy Darwin & Robin Barrs (Jul 16) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thank you for a very enjoyable match. Next time, I'll be prepared for the lido," -- Charles
Reveal CommentFabio Assandri & Antonio Brundu bt Adrian Bubla & Alberta Ragno (Jul 8) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Good first match of the group! Thanks for a fun match with interesting rallies, dodgy lobs on the line and great returns! We will definitely play again!"  -- Fabio

Results

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

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)