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  • Players are organised into groups of 6 to 8 players of a similar standard
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Collapse AllParliament Hill Singles - Round 18 | Thursday 14 April 2022 to Wednesday 8 June 2022 (Midpoint: Wednesday 11 May 2022)

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Yading Song 6 6 0 2 14 WWWW
2 Alex Hicks 5 5 0 2 12 WWWW
3 Ben Cooper 4 3 1 2 8 WLWW
4 Christopher Shackleton 6 2 4 2 8 LLWL
5 Nico Sersale 5 2 3 2 7 LLLW
6 Matthew Bell 4 2 2 2 6 WLWL
7 Nick Clarke 4 1 3 2 5 WLLL
8 Matthew Brown 5 1 4 0 3 LWLL
9 Alan Shaw 2 0 2 0 1 LL
10 David Karlsen 3 0 3 0 0 LLL

Match Results:

Reveal CommentNick Clarke bt Matthew Brown (May 16) 3-6, 6-4, [10-8]

Player Comments:

  • " "  -- Nick
Yading Song bt Christopher Shackleton (May 15) 6-0, 6-2
Reveal CommentMatthew Brown bt David Karlsen (May 14) 6-1, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great game Dave."  -- Matthew
Reveal CommentAlex Hicks bt Matthew Brown (May 13) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "One of my trickiest matches so far. Matthew has a strong consistent backhand so my usual tactic of bash the backhand & move into the net didn't work, so I had to try a range of tactics before I could get something to work. 2nd set 3:3 went on for am eternity after which I found my grove. Thank you."  -- Alex
Yading Song bt Matthew Brown (May 12) 6-0, 6-2
Reveal CommentMatthew Bell bt Christopher Shackleton (May 12) 7-6 (7-5), 1-6, [10-8]

Player Comments:

  • "As close as a match can be. Very enjoyable. Thanks, Chris"  -- Matthew
Yading Song bt Matthew Bell (May 9) 6-0, 6-2
Reveal CommentAlex Hicks bt David Karlsen (May 8) 7-5, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Well played David, there were some very long rallies, the pair on the court next door kept commenting on how long they were. Well that match was a lesson learnt, I spent the 1st set moaning about the slippery surface & continued to play my normal game. In the second set I stopped moaning & adapted my game...."  -- Alex
Reveal CommentBen Cooper bt Nico Sersale (May 7) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a fun match Nico."  -- Ben
Reveal CommentChristopher Shackleton bt David Karlsen (May 6) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great game with David as always."  -- Christopher
Yading Song bt Nico Sersale (May 5) 6-0, 6-2
Yading Song bt Nick Clarke (May 3) 6-3, 6-2
Alex Hicks bt Christopher Shackleton (May 1) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentAlex Hicks bt Nico Sersale (Apr 29) 6-0, 5-7, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A nice close match with some long rallies and lots of net play. I look forward to the rematch next week."  -- Alex
Yading Song bt Ben Cooper (Apr 28) 6-1, 6-2
Reveal CommentAlex Hicks bt Nick Clarke (Apr 28) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A close match, that generally went against the server. I was a match of setups and overheads, Nick would get 4-5 overheads back until I made a mistake over and over again. Well done and thank you"  -- Alex
Matthew Bell bt Alan Shaw (Apr 28) 4-6, 7-6 (7-1), 6-2
Reveal CommentNico Sersale bt Matthew Bell (Apr 26) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Beautiful day, no wind, great game. Matthew was a pleasure to play against; strong serve and precise tennis. We had some great rallies. He said he didn’t play for a while, but was a tough opponent nonetheless."  -- Nico
Reveal CommentBen Cooper bt Alan Shaw (Apr 26) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Alan for a really enjoyable game. Ben"  -- Ben
Reveal CommentBen Cooper bt Matthew Brown (Apr 26) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, thanks Matt!"  -- Ben
Reveal CommentNico Sersale bt Christopher Shackleton (Apr 23) 6-3, 4-6, [10-8]

Player Comments:

  • "The tightest game I ever played! Christopher is a very solid player and gave me some tough time with his top spin and strong serves. It could have easily ended up in his favour, but got lucky with some down the lines. Great game."  -- Nico
Reveal CommentChristopher Shackleton bt Nick Clarke (Apr 17) 6-3, 1-6, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyed the game, some fun rallies! We ended up playing another set after."  -- Christopher

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Jamie Riggs-long 3 2 1 2 6 WWL
2 Dimitriy Mustivy 3 2 1 2 6 WWL
3 Ned Harris 2 2 0 0 4 WW
4 Will Edwards 2 2 0 0 4 WW
5 Stephen Pereira 3 0 3 2 2 LLL
6 Anton Garmoza 2 0 2 0 0 LL
7 Freddie Downes 1 0 1 0 0 L
8 Andrew Orr 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Eric Liknaitzky 0 0 0 0 0 0

Match Results:

Dimitriy Mustivy bt Stephen Pereira (May 11) 6-4, 6-3
Dimitriy Mustivy bt Anton Garmoza (May 9) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentJamie Riggs-long bt Anton Garmoza (May 8) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Well played, thanks."  -- Jamie
Reveal CommentJamie Riggs-long bt Stephen Pereira (May 7) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Been a while since we hit, well played!"  -- Jamie
Reveal CommentWill Edwards bt Dimitriy Mustivy (May 2) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great match in the sun! Really competitive and would love to play again"  -- Will
Reveal CommentWill Edwards bt Freddie Downes (Apr 29) 7-5, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Probably the funnest match I’ve played. So equally matched. Thanks Freddie "  -- Will
Ned Harris bt Jamie Riggs-long (Apr 26) 7-5, 6-2
Ned Harris bt Stephen Pereira (Apr 18) 6-1, 6-3

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Julian Stastny 5 4 1 2 10 WWWL
2 Angus Tulloch 4 3 1 2 9 WWLW
3 David Guardiola 4 3 1 2 9 LWWW
4 Fede Alfonzo 3 3 0 2 8 WWW
5 Steve Bruce 5 1 4 2 4 LLLW
6 Gemma Moreno 5 0 5 2 2 LLLL
7 Juliet Young 2 0 2 0 0 LL
8 Anupam Sharma 0 0 0 0 0 0

Match Results:

Reveal CommentAngus Tulloch bt Gemma Moreno (May 14) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Nice game in great weather!"  -- Angus
Reveal CommentFede Alfonzo bt Steve Bruce (May 5) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "It was a very enjoyable match, plenty of deuce games all along. Thank you very much Steve. "  -- Fede
Reveal CommentAngus Tulloch bt David Guardiola (May 3) 2-6, 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable match - both of us getting tired towards the end!"  -- Angus
Reveal CommentJulian Stastny bt Angus Tulloch (May 1) 6-2, 0-6, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "A hard-fought and intense match! After I won the first set thanks to a solid service game and some lucky breaks, Angus crushed me in the second set, with me losing serve momentum and him gaining it. In the third set I was behind 5:2 at one point, but somehow managed to come back by fighting for every point. We finished the match with a tiebreak that could have been anyone's game..."  -- Julian
Reveal CommentFede Alfonzo bt Gemma Moreno (May 1) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "It was a good game, thank you very much Gemma. "  -- Fede
Reveal CommentJulian Stastny bt Juliet Young (Apr 29) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Fun and intense match where several close games ended up in my favour. Thank you Juliet!"  -- Julian
Reveal CommentDavid Guardiola bt Gemma Moreno (Apr 28) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Gemma is a very good player, I had to push really hard to make my points! Very enjoyable match."  -- David
Reveal CommentAngus Tulloch bt Steve Bruce (Apr 27) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Good game"  -- Angus
Reveal CommentJulian Stastny bt Gemma Moreno (Apr 25) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Fun match on a court that was still wet from the rain. Thank you Gemma!"  -- Julian
Reveal CommentDavid Guardiola bt Julian Stastny (Apr 22) 7-6 (7-3), 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very disputed match with a lot of long games!"  -- David
Fede Alfonzo bt Juliet Young (Apr 21) 4-2, 4-2
Reveal CommentDavid Guardiola bt Steve Bruce (Apr 20) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Very nice match, Steve's serve and volley strategy was very challenging!"  -- David
Reveal CommentSteve Bruce bt Gemma Moreno (Apr 18) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A perfect day for tennis! Both Gemma and I were a little rusty and there were a lot of unforced errors. But there were also some terrific winners and some great rallies. In the second set I started to make more first serves instead of double faults and managed to close out the match. Thanks for the game Gemma and I wish you all the best in your other matches. "  -- Steve
Julian Stastny bt Steve Bruce (Apr 15) 6-2, 6-4

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Tony Foot 3 3 0 2 8 WWW
2 Philip Meadowcroft 3 2 1 2 7 LWW
3 Emma Fernandez 2 1 1 0 2 WL
4 Michelle Saull 2 0 2 2 2 LL
5 Catherine Minns 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Eva Platt 1 0 1 0 0 L
7 Ilona Haller 1 0 1 0 0 L

Match Results:

Catherine Minns v Michelle Saull (May 8) 2-4 TBC
Reveal CommentTony Foot bt Philip Meadowcroft (May 5) 1-6, 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Another exhausting match against Phil over 2 extended sessions. Looking forward to the rematch."  -- Tony
Philip Meadowcroft bt Ilona Haller (May 3) 6-0, 6-0
Emma Fernandez bt Michelle Saull (Apr 28) 6-4, 6-1
Reveal CommentPhilip Meadowcroft bt Eva Platt (Apr 27) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A great match! "  -- Philip
Tony Foot bt Emma Fernandez (Apr 21) 6-0, 6-0
Tony Foot bt Michelle Saull (Apr 15) 6-0, 6-0

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Parliament Hill archive. 

The results listed here include the current and previous Rounds matches for Parliament Hill.

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:

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