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Collapse AllOxford Singles - Round 50 | Thursday 28 October 2021 to Wednesday 22 December 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 24 November 2021)

Current Rankings:

  1. Christopher Lynch [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Oliver Ready [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Iain Cameron 9.2 [W2, L3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Victor Diaconu 8.2 [W1, L2] 3
  5. Joseph Dixon 9.1 [W1, L2] 3
  6. Thomas Benfey [L2]
  7. Xavier Ballesta [L1]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentOliver Ready bt Joseph Dixon (Dec 5) 5-7, 6-0, [10-6]

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Joe for a very enjoyable game."  -- Oliver
Iain Cameron bt Xavier Ballesta (Dec 4) 6-4, 6-3
Reveal CommentIain Cameron bt Victor Diaconu (Nov 26) 5-0 Victor Diaconu Retired

Player Comments:

  • "Shame about the injury to Victor, hope you feel better soon!"  -- Iain
Joseph Dixon bt Iain Cameron (Nov 23) 3-6, 6-3, 6-0
Reveal CommentChristopher Lynch bt Oliver Ready (Nov 21) 6-2, 7-6 (7-3)

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable game with Oliver, lots of long gruelling rallies! Thanks "  -- Christopher
Reveal CommentChristopher Lynch bt Thomas Benfey (Nov 20) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable game with a mix of baseline rallies and attacking net play. Thanks"  -- Christopher
Oliver Ready bt Iain Cameron (Nov 19) 6-4, 3-6, [10-7]
Reveal CommentChristopher Lynch bt Iain Cameron (Nov 17) 6-4, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Good game with Iain with plenty of calories burnt. As the evening went on the weather became colder and the tennis more attritional! Thanks"  -- Christopher
Reveal CommentChristopher Lynch bt Joseph Dixon (Nov 12) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Fun game with lots of entertaining rallies played between Joe and I. The first set score doesn’t represent how close it was, where I was lucky (to the point of it being a bit embarrassing) to have ~5 dead net cords at crucial moments! Thanks "  -- Christopher
Reveal CommentVictor Diaconu bt Thomas Benfey (Nov 5) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "We must have forgotten we were to play in England. In November. So we started at3.30. By the time we finished, I could hardly see 10feet ahead, less alone what was going on on the other side of the net. I would love to play Thomas again under normal conditions. Very close match otherwise."  -- Victor
Reveal CommentOliver Ready bt Victor Diaconu (Nov 4) 6-4, 3-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "It was wonderful to get out on the court, in the sun and wind, after a long break from playing. The match fluctuated throughout. The key for me was to keep Victor at the back of the court whenever I could, as he put the ball away well when it dropped short. A good and even match."  -- Oliver

Current Rankings:

  1. Nicholas Butcher 10.1 [W2, L1, UF1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Matthew Poynton [W3, UF1] 7
  3. Helen Watts 9.1 [W2, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Alejandro Rubio Diaz [W2, L1] 4
  5. Jason Yun [L1] 1
  6. James Gillam [L2]
  7. Simon Haynes [L2]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentAlejandro Rubio Diaz bt Simon Haynes (Dec 5) 7-6 (7-3), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Very bumpy match. Neither of us were really feeling it, with the cold, strong winds make everything difficult! Nevertheless we had fun and nice conversation. Hoping we have better conditions in our next match, Simon!"  -- Alejandro
Reveal CommentMatthew Poynton bt Alejandro Rubio Diaz (Dec 3) 7-6 (7-2), 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very strong defensive tennis from both players with both of us guilty of putting points to bed. A good game that was very close with a lot of deuces. Thanks for a good game!"  -- Matthew
Reveal CommentHelen Watts bt Simon Haynes (Nov 28) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "I lost confidence in my serve in the 2nd set and Simon started to find his game, so it was much closer. Beautiful morning after postponing from yesterday!"  -- Helen
Reveal CommentMatthew Poynton bt Helen Watts (Nov 24) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Competitive rallies with plenty of close games. Thanks for a good game Helen." -- Matthew
Alejandro Rubio Diaz bt Nicholas Butcher (Nov 23) 6-4, 3-6, 7-5
Reveal CommentMatthew Poynton bt Jason Yun (Nov 18) 3-6, 7-5, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "strong game with consistent hitting from both sides"  -- Matthew
Reveal CommentHelen Watts bt James Gillam (Nov 14) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Really close first set with lots of deuces, then James' game deserted him in the second set. Really fun game, thanks James"  -- Helen
Reveal CommentNicholas Butcher v Matthew Poynton (Nov 14) 3-6, 7-5 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Matt to serve first at the start of the 3rd set"  -- Nicholas
Reveal CommentNicholas Butcher bt Helen Watts (Nov 7) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A really competitive match and the scoreline doesn't really reflect how close it felt. Lots of lung-busting rallies and long games where I managed to edge some key points to stay ahead. Thanks for a great match Helen."  -- Nicholas
Reveal CommentNicholas Butcher bt James Gillam (Nov 6) 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Such a fun match which really could've gone either way. Lots of momentum shifts, long games and exciting rallies. Thanks for the match James and best of luck in the rest of the round."  -- Nicholas

Current Rankings:

  1. Jianwei Cui [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Noran Fouad 10.1 [W4, L2] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Florence Henno 9.2 [W3, L2] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Susan Waldron [W3, L3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Ed Wren [W3, L1] 6
  6. Sally Wetten [L5] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Chris Chan [L4]

Match Results:

Florence Henno bt Chris Chan (Dec 6) Walkover
Reveal CommentEd Wren bt Sally Wetten (Dec 5) 6-4, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "It was good to meet Sally today. We played in cold and windy conditions, which meant plenty of errors from both of us! Thanks for the game."  -- Ed
Jianwei Cui bt Florence Henno (Dec 4) 6-1, 7-6 (7-2)
Reveal CommentEd Wren bt Chris Chan (Nov 30) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Chris was unfortunately not 100% fit for the match today, but he hit some very nice shots, and it was an enjoyable match."  -- Ed
Reveal CommentNoran Fouad bt Sally Wetten (Nov 24) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "It was a pleasure to meet Sally and play this game on a very cold evening! Sally has great technique and lethal forehand crosscourt shots which made me work hard for every point. Thanks for the great game Sally!"  -- Noran
Reveal CommentSusan Waldron bt Noran Fouad (Nov 21) 6-4, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great fun match with Noran today. Windy and plenty of sun in our eyes. Loads of deuces and some great rallies. Just one of those days the momentum was in my favour. Thanks Noran. "  -- Susan
Reveal CommentSusan Waldron bt Chris Chan (Nov 17) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Fun match with Chris today in the sunshine. Lots of great defensive play by Chris and plenty of mistakes on both sides! Thanks Chris. "  -- Susan
Reveal CommentNoran Fouad bt Ed Wren (Nov 14) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "It was a pleasure meeting Ed and playing this game. He has great groundstrokes and passing shots that led to a very challenging and close game. It was just one of my consistent days that’s why I managed to win some important points. Looking forward to a rematch, thanks Ed!"  -- Noran
Reveal CommentNoran Fouad bt Chris Chan (Nov 14) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • “It was lovely meeting Chris and play this enjoyable game. Chris has great technique, his slices and drop shots were hard to deal with. Definitely much closer than the score suggests! Many thanks Chris, good luck in the rest of your games and looking forward to playing again soon.” -- Noran
Jianwei Cui bt Susan Waldron (Nov 14) 6-2, 6-1
Reveal CommentFlorence Henno bt Sally Wetten (Nov 12) 6-4, 7-6 (7-3)

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable game with Sally today in spite of the wet conditions that quickly translated into heavy balls. Lots of deuces and breaks, I feel lucky to have got away with it in 2 sets!"  -- Florence
Jianwei Cui bt Noran Fouad (Nov 10) 6-2, 6-2
Reveal CommentFlorence Henno bt Susan Waldron (Nov 6) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "It was a pleasure to meet Susan today, we had a very enjoyable game in spite of the windy conditions. A number of games went to deuce so the score could definitely have been less harsh! Good luck with you other matches Susan!"  -- Florence
Jianwei Cui bt Sally Wetten (Nov 6) 6-3, 6-2
Reveal CommentEd Wren bt Susan Waldron (Nov 2) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A great match with increasingly good baseline rallies as things progressed. Thanks for the game, Susan! "  -- Ed
Reveal CommentNoran Fouad bt Florence Henno (Nov 1) 7-6 (7-3), 7-6 (7-1)

Player Comments:

  • "This was a super enjoyable game with Florence that could have gone either ways as the score clearly suggests, but luck was on my side! Florence played an impressive game, as always, and managed to save a couple of set points in the first set, winning 4 straight games and leading us to a tie break. It was clear afterwards that the second set wouldn't be easy and we kept breaking each others serves reaching a tiebreak which I was lucky to win. Throughly enjoyable and great tennis, thank you so much Florence!"  -- Noran
Reveal CommentSusan Waldron bt Sally Wetten (Oct 31) 3-6, 6-4, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Windy and slippery on court today making for some crazy tennis! "  -- Susan

Current Rankings:

  1. Daryoush Kianzad [W4, UF1] 11 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Nil Angli 10.2 [W3, UF1] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Fernando Cortezon [W2, L2, UF1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Andrew Tacon 10.1 [W1, L1, UF2] 4
  5. Dan Gee [L4] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Mills Brown [L2, UF1] 1
  7. Scott Munro [L1]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentAndrew Tacon bt Dan Gee (Dec 5) 4-6, 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A closely fought match to brighten up a grey and chilly morning."  -- Andrew
Andrew Tacon v Fernando Cortezon (Nov 30) 3-6, 7-6 (7-3) TBC
Andrew Tacon v Mills Brown (Nov 22) 6-7 (5-7), 6-4 TBC
Fernando Cortezon bt Mills Brown (Nov 20) 6-2, 7-5
Reveal CommentNil Angli v Daryoush Kianzad (Nov 19) 3-6, 7-6 (9-7) TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Daz played an amazing first set of tennis. On the second, there were multiple set points for either of us, looking forward to the decider!"  -- Nil
Reveal CommentNil Angli bt Mills Brown (Nov 17) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Florence Park treated us with a sunny afternoon for a lovely tennis session. Looking forward to the next time!"  -- Nil
Nil Angli bt Dan Gee (Nov 14) 7-5, 6-2
Daryoush Kianzad bt Scott Munro (Nov 9) 6-4, 6-1
Fernando Cortezon bt Dan Gee (Nov 7) 6-2, 6-4
Daryoush Kianzad bt Fernando Cortezon (Nov 6) 6-4, 4-6, 6-3
Reveal CommentNil Angli bt Fernando Cortezon (Nov 5) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Nice match surrounded by fireworks! Good luck Fernando!"  -- Nil
Daryoush Kianzad bt Dan Gee (Oct 31) 6-2, 6-1
Reveal CommentDaryoush Kianzad bt Andrew Tacon (Oct 28) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Absolute gentleman, pleasure to play. "  -- Daryoush

Current Rankings:

  1. Harjinder Badyal [W4, L1, UF1] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Thom Shutt [W4, UF1] 11 includes 2 bonus points
  3. George Levvy [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Jon Bennett [L3] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Andy Tulley [L1] withdrawn 1
  6. Toby Warren [L3]
  7. Warren Tan [L2]

Match Results:

Thom Shutt bt Toby Warren (Dec 6) Walkover
Reveal CommentHarjinder Badyal bt Warren Tan (Nov 30) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely to meet Warren. Hope we play again soon. Good close match...2nd set was tight. Thanks for playing. "  -- Harjinder
Reveal CommentThom Shutt bt Jon Bennett (Nov 24) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great runaround in the sun, had a lot of fun trying to deal with Jon's low first serves and drop shots."  -- Thom
Reveal CommentGeorge Levvy bt Jon Bennett (Nov 23) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable game"  -- George
Reveal CommentThom Shutt bt Warren Tan (Nov 23) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Really nice morning of tennis in the sun, thanks for trekking over to Florence Park and hopefully see you in a future round!"  -- Thom
Reveal CommentHarjinder Badyal bt Andy Tulley (Nov 21) 6-2, 6-7 (3-7), 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "This was a gruelling match with endless rallies played on a sunny and dry but chilly 7ºC afternoon. Andy thanks for playing and hope to play again soon."  -- Harjinder
Reveal CommentThom Shutt bt George Levvy (Nov 18) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Really fun / stressful match, truly on a knife edge and could’ve gone either way."  -- Thom
George Levvy bt Harjinder Badyal (Nov 10) 6-2, 4-6, 6-3
Reveal CommentThom Shutt v Harjinder Badyal (Nov 10) 6-3, 5-7, 3-1 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "2 hours wasn't enough! Harjinder to serve when we resume"  -- Thom
Reveal CommentHarjinder Badyal bt Toby Warren (Nov 9) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for playing Toby. Lots of rallies and deuces. Played under the excellent lights at Florence Park on a relatively mild November evening."  -- Harjinder
Reveal CommentHarjinder Badyal bt Jon Bennett (Nov 3) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good match on a lovely winter morning. Good rallies and close games going to deuces. Nice to meet Jon and hope to play again soon. "  -- Harjinder
George Levvy bt Toby Warren (Nov 2) 6-3, 6-4

Current Rankings:

  1. Flora Mcmeeking 10.1 [W2] 4
  2. Steven Leung [W1] 2
  3. Peter Ward [L1] withdrawn
  4. Sergio Segovia Rodriguez [L2]
  5. Adam Lowe
  6. Leigh Lawrence

Match Results:

Reveal CommentFlora Mcmeeking bt Sergio Segovia Rodriguez (Nov 16) 7-5, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "This is what the Local Tennis Leagues are all about - a great match against a great competitor! Really good fun, thank you Sergio."  -- Flora
Reveal CommentFlora Mcmeeking bt Peter Ward (Nov 13) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Peter, good to play again!"  -- Flora
Reveal CommentSteven Leung bt Sergio Segovia Rodriguez (Nov 11) 7-6 (8-6), 7-6 (9-7)

Player Comments:

  • "Really really close two-set tiebreaks with Sergio. We both hit a wide variety of shots and run a lot, having a lot of deuces and break points in both sets. After winning the first tiebreak I lost my focus and found myself down 1-5 in the second set, then I tried to regroup and come back, luckily I could close the match with another tiebreak win. It was a fantastic and fun match, and we both played well. "  -- Steven

Current Rankings:

  1. Kate Mulrey [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Jason Joannou [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Jamal Ali [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Elizabeth Greagg [W1, L2, UF1] 4
  5. Anna Ventress [L1, UF1] 1
  6. Philip Sanders [L2]

Match Results:

Kate Mulrey bt Elizabeth Greagg (Dec 5) 6-3, 6-4
Reveal CommentElizabeth Greagg bt Philip Sanders (Nov 25) 6-4, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A chilly evening at Florence Park ... A closely fought first set, followed by a rather one-sided second one. Thanks for the match Lizzy."  -- Philip
Reveal CommentKate Mulrey bt Philip Sanders (Nov 23) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "4th time playing Phil first time in the evening on chilly night! Phil didn't manage to get his serve going until the last set or it might have been a different match"  -- Kate
Anna Ventress v Elizabeth Greagg (Nov 23) 6-2, 2-6 TBC
Reveal CommentJason Joannou bt Anna Ventress (Nov 21) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable match with some long rallys. Sun and wind made everything more interesting!"  -- Jason
Reveal CommentKate Mulrey bt Jason Joannou (Nov 18) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "The only way to sum up this match is 'deuce again'. Such a tight game with Jase with seemingly never ending games continuously going to deuce but a fun match "  -- Kate
Reveal CommentJamal Ali bt Kate Mulrey (Nov 11) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Absolute marathon of a match with Kate on a surprisingly mild November evening at Florence Park. Several long rallies, squillions of back-and-forth deuce games (a couple of 10-min games thrown in for good measure!) and some amazing shots! The score appears comprehensive but it really wasn't. Great to see Kate again, too. Thanks for this mini-epic!"  -- Jamal
Reveal CommentJamal Ali bt Elizabeth Greagg (Nov 9) 5-7, 6-4, [10-8]

Player Comments:

  • "I looked down and out at 2-4 in the 2nd set and 3-6 in the match tie-break (I managed to sustain a badly grazed knee after a bad fall in the process of losing that point but I think it was worth it in the end!). Lizzy was definitely the better player and I couldn't believe I'd won. Still can't!! Thanks for a classic game of tennis, Lizzy! "  -- Jamal
Reveal CommentJason Joannou bt Jamal Ali (Nov 8) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A close game with lots of deuces. Look forward to playing again soon. "  -- Jason