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Collapse AllPoole Singles - Round 28 | Thursday 4 November 2021 to Wednesday 29 December 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 1 December 2021)

You’ve made it through a winter Round – nice work! It’s always great to see matches played all year round and we hope you had fun meeting new people and improving your tennis skills. Now it's the New Year, it's time to start thinking about those resolutions and maybe Local Tennis Leagues can help. The dates for your 2022 Rounds are online now, so be sure to secure your place.

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Simon Vening [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Michael Lee [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Andrew Hawker 9.1 [W3, L2] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Besher Aswad [W2, L3] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Steven Gordon [W1, L4] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Martin Jones [L4] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Ian Sterling [L1]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentSteven Gordon bt Martin Jones (Dec 20) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Good battle. Well played Martin. Its getting harder to win! "  -- Steven
Besher Aswad bt Steven Gordon (Dec 6) 6-0, 6-1
Reveal CommentMichael Lee bt Steven Gordon (Nov 29) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good game Steve, all the best for future matches "  -- Michael
Reveal CommentSimon Vening bt Andrew Hawker (Nov 25) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Good match Andrew and lots of running required on my part. Got the blood pumping on a fresh and sunny day at Poole Park. Cheers."  -- Simon
Reveal CommentMichael Lee bt Besher Aswad (Nov 22) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Unlucky Besher, you played some great tennis and we had some great ralleys! "  -- Michael
Reveal CommentSimon Vening bt Ian Sterling (Nov 21) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A thoroughly enjoyable match played in great spirit Ian, thank you. Nice meeting you and best of luck in your remaining games."  -- Simon
Reveal CommentSimon Vening bt Besher Aswad (Nov 17) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for organising Besher, I enjoyed the early start. Your solid ground strokes had me on the run and the games got closer as the match went on. See you again sometime."  -- Simon
Reveal CommentAndrew Hawker bt Besher Aswad (Nov 15) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A great match on clay and under floodlights at East Dorset, with a lot of really good rallies. Many thanks Besher for playing, and best of luck with your remaining matches."  -- Andrew
Reveal CommentSimon Vening bt Steven Gordon (Nov 13) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Top man Steve, a really enjoyable match and was good meeting you. Best of luck for the rest of the round."  -- Simon

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentMichael Lee bt Andrew Hawker (Nov 12) 7-6 (7-3), 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great match Andrew, you made me work extremely hard for the win. All the best for your remaining matches"  -- Michael
Reveal CommentAndrew Hawker bt Martin Jones (Nov 11) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Martin for playing an enjoyable match. Best of luck with your remaining matches."  -- Andrew
Reveal CommentBesher Aswad bt Martin Jones (Nov 8) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "I enjoyed the game. Nice to meet you Martin. "  -- Besher
Reveal CommentSimon Vening bt Martin Jones (Nov 7) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Martin. Nice day for tennis and good to meet you. Enjoy the rest of the round."  -- Simon
Reveal CommentAndrew Hawker bt Steven Gordon (Nov 6) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Luckily the rain stopped as we arrived at Branksome Park Courts, so we were able to play our match under floodlights with firework noises all around during Guy Fawkes night. Steve fought well and started the second set with a good 3-0 lead and some great rallies, before I was able to come back. Thanks for playing an enjoyable match."  -- Andrew

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Alexander Hensher [W6] 14 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Mike Hilton [W5, L2] 13 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Marco Zengarini [W3, L2] 7
  4. Sue Eales 10.1 [W2, L5] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Florin Ismailciuc [W2, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Peter Livesey 9.2 [W2, L3] 4
  7. Steve Pike [W1, L2] 2
  8. Viv Allen 10.2 [L5]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentSteve Pike bt Viv Allen (Dec 22) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable game by both of us. First set very even, lots of juice games and some great shots second set slightly easier , with three of my text book lobs. But score does not reflect Viv's game, as it was the first time I have played her and she plays very well . Well done."  -- Steve
Reveal CommentMarco Zengarini bt Sue Eales (Dec 21) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thank you Sue for a very enjoyable match. Second set was very close on 4 games each. Look forward to playing you again on clay!"  -- Marco
Reveal CommentAlexander Hensher bt Florin Ismailciuc (Dec 21) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Florin and some fantastic aces. The river did its best to claim two balls but we managed to rescue them."  -- Alexander
Reveal CommentMike Hilton bt Steve Pike (Dec 17) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable game in unseasonably warm weather!"  -- Mike
Reveal CommentPeter Livesey bt Sue Eales (Dec 13) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Another close enjoyable match between us Sue. Those cross court drives still leave me rooted to the spot! Thanks for organising the court and thankful to be playing on clay - with all this drizzly rain around, a much safer surface than some of the courts at the moment. Looking forward to playing you again - rules and regs of this ongoing covid scenario allowing 🤞🏻 - Pete"  -- Peter
Reveal CommentPeter Livesey bt Viv Allen (Dec 12) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • " This was a closer match than the score suggests with several games going to deuce. It was good to meet you Viv and thanks for organising the court - considering the drizzly conditions around at the moment, it was good to play on a court that wasn’t slippery!"  -- Peter
Reveal CommentMarco Zengarini bt Mike Hilton (Dec 10) 6-3, 3-6, [10-5]

Player Comments:

  • "Very competitive match that could have ended easily either way. Really enjoyed playing you Mike and look forward to another game."  -- Marco
Reveal CommentMarco Zengarini bt Peter Livesey (Dec 8) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Score doesn't reflect the match. There were long games and deuces and some really intense rallies too. Look forward to playing you again Pete."  -- Marco
  • "Well played Marco. We usually have closer games than this one but I couldn’t get near you today. All the best." -- Pete
Reveal CommentMike Hilton bt Viv Allen (Dec 4) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Another chilly afternoon, but a fun match on the clay"  -- Mike
Reveal CommentSue Eales bt Steve Pike (Dec 4) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Steve, we had some good rallies. Impressive hand swapping with the racket!"  -- Sue
Reveal CommentSue Eales bt Viv Allen (Dec 3) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Lots of deuce points. Some good rallies. Thanks Viv."  -- Sue
Reveal CommentAlexander Hensher bt Mike Hilton (Dec 2) 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Good match on a cool evening, you were ahead in the second set Mike but managed to come back, look forward to a rematch sometime."  -- Alexander
Reveal CommentMike Hilton bt Peter Livesey (Nov 26) 7-5, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Very tight first set, and a nice game as ever with Peter."  -- Mike
Reveal CommentAlexander Hensher bt Peter Livesey (Nov 23) 6-4, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Pleasure to play you Pete, good luck in the rest of your matches"  -- Alexander
  • "Another enjoyable close match between us Alex. I nearly pinched the second set to level things up but you fought back well to win it after I was ahead. Well played" -- Peter
Mike Hilton bt Florin Ismailciuc (Nov 20) 6-4, 6-3

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentFlorin Ismailciuc bt Marco Zengarini (Nov 16) 2-6, 7-5, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "First of all thanks for booking the court. What a match we had....we both saved a couple of match points and somehow I managed to pick myself up from 2-5 in the 2nd set and win it. Either way it was an extremely balanced game and for sure this was the type of match which could have gone either way. All the best for your remaining matches and looking forward to playing against you soon!"  -- Florin
Reveal CommentAlexander Hensher bt Marco Zengarini (Nov 10) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Marco, you got me with that special trick serve! Some long games and you were coming back in the second set"  -- Alexander
  • "Alex, hope you didn't find the underarm serve disrespectful, I was frustrated and it worked..you dominated the net and were more consistent than me. Well played." -- Marco
Reveal CommentAlexander Hensher bt Sue Eales (Nov 8) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thank you Sue, some great long rallies in the second set"  -- Alexander
Reveal CommentFlorin Ismailciuc bt Sue Eales (Nov 7) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game, Sue and for booking the court. It was again an enjoyable match with few intense rallies on a very decent weather for November. Good luck with your remaining matches and looking forward to playing with you in the future. "  -- Florin
Reveal CommentMike Hilton bt Sue Eales (Nov 6) 6-2, 4-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A really good, close match."  -- Mike
Reveal CommentAlexander Hensher bt Viv Allen (Nov 6) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thank you Viv, you made a good start winning the first game, and concentrated well despite the Elton John music sound system test for fireworks tonight!"  -- Alexander

Results

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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).

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