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  • Players are organised into groups of 6 to 8 players of a similar standard
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  • Each player attempts to play each of the other players in their group once during the Round
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Collapse AllPaddington Rec Singles - Round 50 | Thursday 19 August 2021 to Wednesday 13 October 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 15 September 2021)

It was great to see so many players out on court during this Round, enjoying friendly, competitive tennis and making new friends. We hope you had a great time battling it out! There is just one more Round for 2021 and we’re looking forward to having you join us again. We think Local Tennis Leagues players are the keenest of them all, so it’ll be no surprise to see many of you back out there during the cooler months. Join now to secure your place!

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Dibyendu Rakshit 7.2 [W5, L1] 12 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Anton Kudinov [W3] 6 RUNNER UP
  3. Rishi Bordoloi [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Fabrizio Balatti Juanto [W2, L2] 4
  5. Bashar Khdair [L4] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Angus Gubbins [L3] 1
  7. Patrick Caldwell [L1]

Match Results:

Anton Kudinov bt Fabrizio Balatti Juanto (Sep 29) 6-1, 6-2
Anton Kudinov bt Dibyendu Rakshit (Sep 25) 6-4, 6-3

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentFabrizio Balatti Juanto bt Angus Gubbins (Sep 19) 6-3, 4-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyable time playing with Angus, he has a strong serve and knows his way around the court!"  -- Fabrizio
Anton Kudinov bt Bashar Khdair (Sep 16) 6-2, 6-0
Reveal CommentRishi Bordoloi bt Bashar Khdair (Sep 13) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Nice to play with Bashar - good match under lights of westway "  -- Rishi
Reveal CommentDibyendu Rakshit bt Fabrizio Balatti Juanto (Sep 11) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Played over 2 days, in 2 different venues, on 2 different court types. 2nd set much closer than the 1st, with Dib getting several lucky netcords. Tennis scores can be funny!"  -- Dibyendu
Fabrizio Balatti Juanto bt Bashar Khdair (Sep 7) 6-3, 6-4
Reveal CommentRishi Bordoloi bt Angus Gubbins (Sep 6) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great match Tough rallies - Angus was a lot of fun to play with "  -- Rishi
Reveal CommentDibyendu Rakshit bt Rishi Bordoloi (Sep 2) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Tough match under low lights at Westway. Lots of rallies."  -- Dibyendu
Reveal CommentDibyendu Rakshit bt Bashar Khdair (Aug 30) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "It was quite windy today, a bit annoying but that’s not reflected in the score, Dib is at a different level player, some great serves and shots. It was nice playing with you Dib and hope to play again soon."  -- Bashar
Reveal CommentDibyendu Rakshit bt Angus Gubbins (Aug 28) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Angus has explosive ground strokes. With a bit of control could be a challenge for any opponent."  -- Dibyendu
Dibyendu Rakshit bt Patrick Caldwell (Aug 27) 6-4, 6-4

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Ihor Kostyuk [W2] 4 WINNER
  2. James Murray [W1] 2 RUNNER UP
  3. Beibei Fan [L2]
  4. Lachezar Stoitsov 9.1 [L1]
  5. Aldo De Boer
  6. Andrey Redman

Match Results:

Ihor Kostyuk bt Lachezar Stoitsov (Oct 9) 6-0, 6-1
James Murray bt Beibei Fan (Sep 19) 6-1, 6-0

Match of the Group:

Ihor Kostyuk bt Beibei Fan (Sep 16) 6-1, 6-2

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Wilfried Bellaiche [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Graeme Aitken [W3, L2] 9 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Nick Edwards 10.2 [W4, L1] 8
  4. Rodrigo Machado [W1, L3] 2
  5. Leo Ivonin [L4] 1
  6. Amelie Busch [L3] 1

Match Results:

Reveal CommentGraeme Aitken bt Rodrigo Machado (Oct 12) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "We both struggled with the light but there were some great killer shots and Rodrigo's serve is unreturnable! Thanks for the game Rodrigo! "  -- Graeme

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentNick Edwards bt Graeme Aitken (Oct 10) 7-6 (9-7), 6-7 (2-7), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "What a match… I knew it would be close looking at our histories with other players but didn’t expect three hours.. I saved 6 set points in the first set, so could easily have gone the other way. Really enjoyed this and am sure I’m going to be aching for a few days now…!"  -- Nick
Reveal CommentRodrigo Machado bt Leo Ivonin (Oct 9) 4-6, 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great fun match, as shown by the result it was well disputed and balanced! Thank you Leo for the match!"  -- Rodrigo
Reveal CommentWilfried Bellaiche bt Amelie Busch (Oct 3) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great match with rallies and some amazing serves and points. The 2nd set could have gone either way. It was a tough one and Amelie made me run a lot. Was fun!"  -- Wilfried
Reveal CommentNick Edwards bt Leo Ivonin (Oct 3) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A match of two halves… I was winning 6-1 4-1 before rain stopped play for 10 minutes and on resumption Leo won 3 games in a row to make the second set really tight. Just about managed to serve it out in the end! Thanks Leo!"  -- Nick
Reveal CommentWilfried Bellaiche bt Nick Edwards (Sep 26) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Definitely got tighter on the 2nd set which could have gone either way - I enjoyed the game with Nick, some fun rallies!"  -- Wilfried
Reveal CommentNick Edwards bt Rodrigo Machado (Sep 12) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Nice match with some good rallies once we got into it..! "  -- Nick
Reveal CommentGraeme Aitken bt Leo Ivonin (Sep 12) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Game was closer than the scoreline suggests! "  -- Graeme
Reveal CommentGraeme Aitken bt Amelie Busch (Sep 11) 3-6, 6-0, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "This match could have gone either way. Great game! "  -- Graeme
Reveal CommentNick Edwards bt Amelie Busch (Sep 7) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Nice game despite some heckling from my students (I’m a teacher) and a drunk man on a bench trying to coach us both…! Eventful! I came back from 4-2 down in second set so pleased to get done in 2 sets :) thanks for the game Amelie. "  -- Nick
Reveal CommentWilfried Bellaiche bt Leo Ivonin (Sep 5) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Leo can hit the ball hard and make it challenging for his opponent. Was a fun game!"  -- Wilfried
Reveal CommentWilfried Bellaiche bt Graeme Aitken (Sep 4) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Was a fund game! some great points and great serves from Graeme! enjoyed the game a lot, thanks!"  -- Wilfried
Reveal CommentWilfried Bellaiche bt Rodrigo Machado (Aug 30) 7-6 (7-2), 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great game! Some great rallies and really enjoyed playing!"  -- Wilfried

Results


Looking for previous matches? Visit the Paddington Rec archive. 


The results listed here include the current and previous Rounds matches for Paddington Rec.


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. 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.

Collapse AllPaddington Rec Doubles - Round 1 | Thursday 26 August 2021 to Wednesday 20 October 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 22 September 2021)

It was great to see so many players out on court during this Round, enjoying friendly, competitive tennis and making new friends. We hope you had a great time battling it out! There is just one more Round for 2021 and we’re looking forward to having you join us again. We think Local Tennis Leagues players are the keenest of them all, so it’ll be no surprise to see many of you back out there during the cooler months. Join now to secure your place!

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Conal Henry & Davide Pasqualicchio [W3, UF1] 9 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. George Ebunam & Gilbert Johnson [W3, UF1] 7 RUNNER UP
  3. Alex Bninski & Andrew Lawrence [W2, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Elizabeth Yong & Lance Crawford [W1, L3] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Mary Carson & Abigail Khatiblou [L4]
  6. Kaye Howe & Sundar Amirtanandha withdrawn

Match Results:

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentAlex Bninski & Andrew Lawrence bt Mary Carson & Abigail Khatiblou (Oct 19) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Many juicy games, great fun to play."  -- Alex
Reveal CommentGeorge Ebunam & Gilbert Johnson bt Mary Carson & Abigail Khatiblou (Oct 16) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "This was a really fun match. The rallying was great, and we had some close games too! "  -- George
Reveal CommentGeorge Ebunam & Gilbert Johnson bt Elizabeth Yong & Lance Crawford (Sep 25) 6-3, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "Great match - we were really pushed in both sets, and the tiebreak was especially close. Shot of the match: Liz’s cross court forehand (very dangerous!) - thanks!"  -- George
Reveal CommentGeorge Ebunam & Gilbert Johnson v Conal Henry & Davide Pasqualicchio (Sep 24) 6-7 (5-7), 6-3, 2-1 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "2-1 in third set - Gilbert to serve"  -- George
Reveal CommentGeorge Ebunam & Gilbert Johnson bt Alex Bninski & Andrew Lawrence (Sep 22) 7-5, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Really fun game - thank you gents!"  -- George
Reveal CommentConal Henry & Davide Pasqualicchio bt Mary Carson & Abigail Khatiblou (Sep 19) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Had a great match with Mary and Abi and we had a rainbow join us during our second set. "  -- Conal
Reveal CommentAlex Bninski & Andrew Lawrence bt Elizabeth Yong & Lance Crawford (Sep 18) 7-5, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Well-balanced competition, with lots of great rallies -- opponents were truly courtly, on and off court -- we hope to be able to play them again soon!"  -- Andrew
Conal Henry & Davide Pasqualicchio bt Alex Bninski & Andrew Lawrence (Sep 17) 6-1, 6-3
Conal Henry & Davide Pasqualicchio bt Elizabeth Yong & Lance Crawford (Sep 11) 6-3, 6-4
Reveal CommentElizabeth Yong & Lance Crawford bt Mary Carson & Abigail Khatiblou (Aug 28) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Really fun match with Mary and Abigail despite a very early start!"  -- Elizabeth

Results


Looking for previous matches? Visit the Paddington Rec archive.


The results listed here include the current and previous Rounds matches for Paddington Rec.


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. 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.