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Collapse AllPlymouth Singles - Round 14 | Thursday 3 September 2020 to Wednesday 28 October 2020 (Midpoint: Wednesday 30 September 2020)

Just the one group this round but it was a bumper group with lots of tennis action on court and friendly commentaries left post-match... just what Local Tennis Leagues is all about! An impressive four fifths of matches were completed so we're looking forward to the next round in Plymouth already :)

Group Summary:

This was a well contested group with most of you playing at least 5 matches and earning midway bonus points for match scheduling and lots of match commentaries too! Congratulations to Stewart for taking top spot with 5 wins undefeated, while Oliver was just one point adrift in runner up spot. His 4 wins included a "fantastic but exhausting match" against Nicholas while Nicholas pulled off a close 2 set win of his own against Howard.

Final Rankings:

  1. Stewart Barnes [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Oliver Holland [W4, L2] 11 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Chris Janes [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Howard Helliwell 9.1 [W2, L4] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Nicholas Bray 9.2 [W2, L3] 5
  6. Claire Hayward [L5] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Adam Carter [L2]

Match Results:

Nicholas Bray bt Claire Hayward (Oct 27) Walkover
Reveal CommentStewart Barnes bt Chris Janes (Oct 26) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A close match played at night with rain showers."  -- Stewart
Howard Helliwell bt Adam Carter (Oct 22) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentNicholas Bray bt Howard Helliwell (Oct 14) 6-4, 7-6 (7-4)

Player Comments:

  • "A very enjoyable and even match, with plenty of good rallies won by both players"  -- Nicholas
Stewart Barnes bt Claire Hayward (Oct 13) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentOliver Holland bt Adam Carter (Oct 10) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great to meet Adam for the first time, and doing very well for only started tennis some months ago. Keep up the good work!"  -- Oliver
Reveal CommentChris Janes bt Nicholas Bray (Oct 6) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Nick conceded the match at 5-1 down, in the second set after the players were plunged into darkness at Central Park, after two hours of play. A highly competitive match with good rallies won by both players. A light wind, drizzle and a charming car alarm added to the tension in a cracking match."  -- Chris
Reveal CommentChris Janes bt Claire Hayward (Sep 28) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Claire should be awarded the points for waiting for a late to arrive Chris. A good game, played in good spirits with some nice rallies, as so often the case, the score not reflecting the rallies. The rain pleasingly mostly held off."  -- Chris
Stewart Barnes bt Nicholas Bray (Sep 26) 6-0, 6-1
Reveal CommentChris Janes bt Howard Helliwell (Sep 22) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Good match played in excellent conditions at Central Park. Tight points and some cracking rallies. As so often, the score hides a lot of very close points."  -- Chris
Reveal CommentStewart Barnes bt Oliver Holland (Sep 20) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Fine match played in beautiful autumn sunshine."  -- Stewart

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentOliver Holland bt Nicholas Bray (Sep 19) 6-4, 6-7 (4-7), 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A fantastic but exhausting match with Nicholas, packed full of long rallies and lot's of Duces. Very evenly matched so hope to play on regular basis. "  -- Oliver
Reveal CommentChris Janes bt Oliver Holland (Sep 18) 6-2, 3-6, [10-5]

Player Comments:

  • "A tight match played in blustery conditions at St Budeaux, with both players winning a set comprehensively before a tight tiebreak." -- Chris
Reveal CommentStewart Barnes bt Howard Helliwell (Sep 16) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Match played in perfect weather and good spirit."  -- Stewart
Reveal CommentHoward Helliwell bt Claire Hayward (Sep 14) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Credit to Claire ... she kept attacking & never gave up"  -- Howard
Reveal CommentOliver Holland bt Howard Helliwell (Sep 12) 6-0, 2-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Wonderful to run into Howard again after playing once in the LTL 3 years ago. An exciting match, and Howard played very strong in the 2nd set! "  -- Oliver
Reveal CommentOliver Holland bt Claire Hayward (Sep 7) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A fun match and a pleasure to meet Claire. Hopefully we'll play again in the future. "  -- Oliver