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  • Players are organised into groups of 6 to 8 players of a similar standard
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Collapse AllPoole Singles - Round 26 | Thursday 17 June 2021 to Wednesday 11 August 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 14 July 2021)

Current Rankings:

  1. Andrew Hawker 9.1 [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Cliff Sorge 8.1 [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Sue Eales 10.1 [W2, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Florin Ismailciuc [W1, L4] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Dinko Georgiev [W2, L3] 5
  6. Ben Dymott [L4] 3 includes 2 bonus points

Match Results:

Reveal CommentAndrew Hawker bt Florin Ismailciuc (Aug 1) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Florin for playing a very enjoyable match in overcast weather on an acrylic court at Bournemouth Gardens. Our second set was very close with lots of good rallies. Although I took an early lead, I was pegged back to 3-4, but managed to close out the set 6-4 to my relief. I hope we will be able to play again in a future round."  -- Andrew
Reveal CommentDinko Georgiev bt Ben Dymott (Jul 25) 6-3, 3-6, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Hey Ben, great match with quite few very good rallies, you played such a good 2nd set that you almost made me smash my raquet. Hope we gonna play more and more in the future rounds. "  -- Dinko
Reveal CommentCliff Sorge bt Dinko Georgiev (Jul 18) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Dinko"  -- Cliff
Reveal CommentSue Eales bt Dinko Georgiev (Jul 17) 7-6 (7-4), 3-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great match with quite few long rallies considering the extremely Hot weather. I think we both need to make sure that our next game will be in a much better conditions. "  -- Dinko
Reveal CommentCliff Sorge bt Florin Ismailciuc (Jul 17) 7-6, 4-6, [10-4]

Player Comments:

  • "Many thank Florin, good game in very warm conditions."  -- Cliff
Reveal CommentAndrew Hawker bt Dinko Georgiev (Jul 14) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Many thanks for playing an enjoyable match Dinko on a lovely calm, warm and sunny afternoon. There were some some great rallies and I was lucky enough to close out both sets after it had been so close all the way. Best of luck with your remaining matches."  -- Andrew
Reveal CommentCliff Sorge bt Ben Dymott (Jul 11) 6-2, 7-6 (10-8)

Player Comments:

  • "Thank for the game Ben good luck with the rest"  -- Cliff
Reveal CommentDinko Georgiev bt Florin Ismailciuc (Jul 6) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Florin, what could i say, another epic match between us and nearly 2 hours for completing 2 sets. Thanks a lot for the match and can't wait to play eachother again soon. "  -- Dinko
Reveal CommentAndrew Hawker bt Ben Dymott (Jul 4) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for playing Ben. An enjoyable match which started in sunshine and ended in rain. We just finished in time before the courts became too slippery. Best of luck with your remaining matches."  -- Andrew
Reveal CommentSue Eales bt Florin Ismailciuc (Jul 4) 6-4, 1-6, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Very tough match, which the game scores doesn't reflect. Lots of deuce games. Thank you Florin, I really enjoyed our match"  -- Sue
Reveal CommentCliff Sorge bt Sue Eales (Jul 3) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great game partner thank you, prefer you on my side of the net though! Good luck with the rest."  -- Cliff
Reveal CommentAndrew Hawker bt Cliff Sorge (Jun 27) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Cliff and I have played each other many times over the years and know each other's game well. The last few matches Cliff has come out on top. I was lucky enough to keep my mistakes to a minimum in this match, although it was much closer than the score line suggests. Many thanks for playing, Cliff."  -- Andrew
Reveal CommentFlorin Ismailciuc bt Ben Dymott (Jun 25) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A very enjoyable game today on a perfect weather for tennis. The first set was much closer than the score shows it, with many close games. I wish you all the best for you upcoming matches and I am sure we will be playing again!"  -- Florin
Reveal CommentAndrew Hawker bt Sue Eales (Jun 19) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A good match on an overcast but dry day. Some very good long rallies with many games going to deuces. Thanks for playing, Sue."  -- Andrew

Current Rankings:

  1. Darron Ayles [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Mike Hilton [W2, L1] 4
  3. Peter Livesey 9.2 [W2, L2] 4
  4. Daniel Ifrim [L1]
  5. Danny Sheppard [L1] withdrawn
  6. Steve Pike [L2]
  7. Carl Fleet 10.2 [L2]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentDarron Ayles bt Peter Livesey (Aug 2) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A good match in which most of the games went to 30 or deuce. Thanks for the game Peter. "  -- Darron
  • "Well played Darron - you were way too good for me on the day. All the best." -- Peter
Reveal CommentMike Hilton bt Steve Pike (Jul 24) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyable game. Some great depth on groundshots from Spike and ever impressive use of both rightand left hand forehands! "  -- Mike
Reveal CommentMike Hilton bt Peter Livesey (Jul 17) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Mike I think you mastered the conditions better than me - a hot day and very challenging when serving into the sun. All the best in your other games and looking forward to our next match" -- Peter
  • "Well played Mike - another enjoyable match; despite the very hot weather and tricky serving into the sun conditions. All the best for your remaining games." -- Peter
Reveal CommentDarron Ayles bt Mike Hilton (Jul 9) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A closer match than the scoreline suggests, thanks for the game Mike and maybe see you in the next round "  -- Darron
Reveal CommentPeter Livesey bt Carl Fleet (Jul 3) 7-6 (10-8), 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Despite initial drizzly rain conditions making the court a bit slippery underfoot the weather did improve quickly. A very close enjoyable game with many long rallies and lots of deuce points lasting nearly two hours. If this is Carl just coming back from a long time away from the game better watch out folks! "  -- Peter
Reveal CommentDarron Ayles bt Danny Sheppard (Jun 28) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for coming over this way for the game Danny - good luck for the rest of them"  -- Darron
Reveal CommentDarron Ayles bt Carl Fleet (Jun 25) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thank you for the game Carl, good luck for the rest of your matches and getting back into playing again."  -- Darron
Reveal CommentDarron Ayles bt Daniel Ifrim (Jun 20) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "An enjoyable match played in good spirit - good luck with your remaining games Daniel "  -- Darron
Reveal CommentPeter Livesey bt Steve Pike (Jun 19) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for another enjoyable match Steve with several close games that could have gone either way. Your ability to switch hands still catches me out! "  -- Peter

Results

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

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: 
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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