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Collapse AllPortsmouth Singles - Round 38 | Thursday 1 August 2019 to Wednesday 25 September 2019 (Midpoint: Wednesday 28 August 2019)

Nearly 60% of the matches were played in this often challengingly hot summer round, so thank you for your commitment. We had quite lot of new players too and thank you all for making them so welcome. Hope you can all play on through the autumn.

Group Summary:

Daniel almost but not quite made it two group wins in a row, but in this unfortunately withdrawal-hit top group James, who had previously played in our Havant league, got the better of him in their head-to-head. Though they both ended up on 6 points, Daniel's total was boosted by bonus points. Liam, who came third, only needed one more win to have grabbed the group for himself. Well done all for making the most of the available tennis.

Final Rankings:

  1. James Hotson [W3, L1] 6 WINNER
  2. Daniel Lopez [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Liam Vacher 6.2 [W2] 4
  4. Dan Cooper [W1, L3] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  5. David Howarth [L3] 1
  6. Derek Allaway 6.2 withdrawn
  7. Jay Smith 8.1 withdrawn
  8. Lewis Richards 8.1 withdrawn

Match Results:

James Hotson bt David Howarth (Sep 15) 6-3, 6-0
Liam Vacher bt James Hotson (Sep 2) 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentDaniel Lopez bt David Howarth (Aug 28) 6-0, 5-7, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "David had a great come back on the second set, playing aggressive shots and serving really well. I managed to get ahead early on the third set which gave me room to take more risks and be in control until the end. It was great fun playing David and I'm looking forward to a rematch."  -- Daniel
Reveal CommentDaniel Lopez bt Dan Cooper (Aug 22) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "It was an exhausting 2 hour match, where we both had our chances, especially during the first set. Great fun playing Dan again. "  -- Daniel
Reveal CommentDan Cooper bt David Howarth (Aug 18) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A really enjoyable game, and a lot closer than the score would suggest - a lot of very close games. Great to see Dave getting back into tennis after a period away. He couldn't quite execute today, but once he finds his rhythm, he's going to be very tough to play"  -- Dan
Liam Vacher bt Dan Cooper (Aug 17) 6-2, 6-0
Reveal CommentJames Hotson bt Dan Cooper (Aug 14) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "On a different day the scoreline would have been much closer. In my 1st and 2nd service games of the opening set I saved 4 or 5 game points and throughout the match many games went to deuce. On the day I just managed to play the big points better!"  -- James

Match of the Group:

James Hotson bt Daniel Lopez (Aug 12) 7-6 (7-2), 6-4

Group Summary:

A great debut performance from Joe who played all his matches, earned his bonus points and didn't drop a set on his way to the group win - the top group beckons! Meanwhile a much more closely fought battle for second and third place. The silver was just edged by Dorin! An excellent group full of great matches.

Final Rankings:

  1. Joe Dobney [W6] 14 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Dorin Vrasmas [W3, L3] 10 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Daniel Piccolo [W3, L2] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Terry Neale 8.2 [W2, L4] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Andy Hall 10.2 [W2, L2] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Christian Pascual [W1, L3] 3
  7. Dennis Greenwood [L3] 2 includes 2 bonus points

Match Results:

Reveal CommentDaniel Piccolo bt Terry Neale (Sep 10) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "I think it's fair to say Terry didn't play his best game and he made a number of uncharacteristic unforced errors, however it seemed luck was against him today as I had the fortune of some timely (untimely for Terry) net cords on a couple important points in the 1st set. We both know each other's game pretty well by now, and I managed to hit a few nice winners and make a few less errors, with some half decent serving at times as well. Terry came back from 4-1 down in the 2nd set and had points to go to 5-4, but I just managed to get through the last 2 games. Thanks for the game Terry and we'll play again soon."  -- Daniel
Reveal CommentDaniel Piccolo bt Christian Pascual (Sep 8) 6-2, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "I started out really well in the first set to go 5-0 up, then Christian upped his level at the start of the second set to go 2-0 up. Christian held a break lead up to 5-4, and had a few set points, but I somehow managed to stave them off and take it into a tiebreaker, which I just squeezed out."  -- Daniel
Joe Dobney bt Christian Pascual (Sep 8) 6-1, 6-1
Joe Dobney bt Terry Neale (Sep 7) 6-3, 6-2
Reveal CommentDorin Vrasmas bt Terry Neale (Sep 2) 6-4, 4-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great game"  -- Dorin
  • "Had to add to Dorin's commentary to say what a pleasure to meet and play him for the first time. It was a really tight, back and forth battle as the score suggests and after just over 2 hours of great rallies where we were both all over the court and some gruelling baseline slogs, it was a miracle neither of us needed medical treatment, with a combined age of 108!! :)" - Terry Look forward to playing again.
Reveal CommentDorin Vrasmas bt Andy Hall (Aug 31) 6-4, 2-6, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great game."  -- Dorin
Reveal CommentTerry Neale bt Dennis Greenwood (Aug 27) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Absolute pleasure as always to play Dennis - a true gent and very accommodating to first cancel another day and then get this one on at short notice. First time I'd played on clay, albeit artificial, and I like it! Really suits my game and with Dennis making a few more errors than usual I managed to take the first set surprisingly comfortably. Dennis is a great player though, and steadied the ship in the second to take a 5-3 lead. But like him, I don't give anything up and dragged myself back into that one and saw it out to take the set 7-5. "  -- Terry
Joe Dobney bt Daniel Piccolo (Aug 24) 6-0, 6-2

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentChristian Pascual bt Dorin Vrasmas (Aug 19) 3-6, 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Yet once again a great match with Dorin. Had trouble getting the rhythm during the first set and had to increase focus to get the remaining sets. Lots of amazing point constructions albeit a few mishits after the perfect set ups. Good luck to the remaining matches, not that this nice guy needs it to be honest."  -- Christian
Reveal CommentTerry Neale bt Christian Pascual (Aug 18) 4-6, 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Pleasure to meet and play Christian for the first time. At 4-0 down in the first set, I thought it was going to be quite a brief meeting though! My main focus at that stage was just to avoid a bagel or two, but I managed to make it respectable, losing the set 6-4. I think I'd managed to sow a seed of doubt with the fightback, and Christian started making more errors and I was finding my range and somehow turned it right round to take the 2nd set 6-1. The 3rd set was a tighter affair, but I managed another break at 4-3 and saw the set out 6-4 to complete an improbable win. Look forward to another game with Christian, in or out of the league."  -- Terry
Joe Dobney bt Dorin Vrasmas (Aug 17) 6-2, 6-1
Reveal CommentAndy Hall bt Daniel Piccolo (Aug 13) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "A consistent crosswind paired with gusts suddenly forcing the ball down made getting into a rhythm difficult and meant that neither of us played our best tennis. The first set saw me get the one extra break for a flattering scoreline. I went for too much at the start of the second given the conditions and Daniel was playing some great shots to go with the serves. At 2-5 down I decided to play the percentages and get my eye in for the 3rd set. This came at the same time as a dip from Daniel and I somehow got out of the set. Good luck with the studies Daniel and hopefully have a hit again when time allows."  -- Andy
Dorin Vrasmas bt Dennis Greenwood (Aug 12) 6-4, 7-6 (7-3)
Reveal CommentDaniel Piccolo bt Dorin Vrasmas (Aug 11) 4-6, 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great to meet Dorin, this turned out to be less of a tennis match and more a battle of wills against Mother Nature and her destructive winds, which caused many shots that we thought were good to be out by large amount. Dorin played extremely solid in the first set and then I played better in the second to even it up. In the third set the wind got even heavier and both of us were really struggling to get any pace on our serves. I just managed to hang on and serve out the last game after Dorin saved a few match points. Thanks again Dorin for toughing out the weather and hopefully next time we play the conditions are better."  -- Daniel
Joe Dobney bt Andy Hall (Aug 10) 6-0, 6-3
Reveal CommentAndy Hall bt Terry Neale (Aug 7) 1-6, 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "What a fantastic match and one that could have easily gone either way. The first set was definitely a shock to the system after a year away from match play and Terry was solid from the back. The 2nd and third sets were a great battle once I'd found my range on scrambling. I just managed to bog Terry down enough in the third set as my serve improved throughout. Think we'll both feel the 30+ shot rallies in the morning that went all over the court. It was the heat and over 2hr mark rather than the tennis that won it! Thanks again Terry."  -- Andy
Joe Dobney bt Dennis Greenwood (Aug 6) 6-0, 6-3

Group Summary:

Now had Jack and Ed played a few more matches they might well have been in contention for the top spot. Both had winning records over Daniel, but Daniel dug deep, played more matches and won more matches than anyone else and added bonus points to make sure of the group prize! In the end, it was not Ed or Jack that came closest to catching him, but Michael. Looks like a lot of fun.

Final Rankings:

  1. Daniel Alexandru Rada [W4, L2] 11 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Michael Johnson [W3, L1] 7 RUNNER UP
  3. Ed Naylor 9.1 [W2, L2] 5
  4. Jack Heselwood 7.2 [W2] 4
  5. Emad Abdeltawab [L4] withdrawn 4 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Matt Webber 9.1 [W1, L2] 3
  7. Rob Darling 9.2 [L1]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentDaniel Alexandru Rada bt Matt Webber (Sep 25) 6-4, 4-6, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great match!Matt is a amazing player!See you next time!"  -- Daniel Alexandru
Reveal CommentMatt Webber bt Ed Naylor (Sep 12) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Nice to play Ed again. Ed struggled to get into his rhythm but I pulled out some of my best tennis. He got to everything just like he did in our last match and we had some great rallies but somehow I was able to hit harder than usual and I think that was the difference. Great game!"  -- Matt
Reveal CommentMichael Johnson bt Ed Naylor (Sep 5) 6-7 (3-7), 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A very tough match against Ed which could’ve gone either way. Ed was returning very well and consistently, however in the 2nd and 3rd set I found more of a rhythm and started serving much better. There were some amazing long rallies throughout making it a very enjoyable match!"  -- Michael
Reveal CommentMichael Johnson bt Matt Webber (Sep 4) 6-1, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable match with Matt as always! Matt struggled to get into his rhythm whereas I was playing some of my best tennis. Look forward to our next match!"  -- Michael
Daniel Alexandru Rada bt Emad Abdeltawab (Aug 28) Walkover

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentDaniel Alexandru Rada bt Michael Johnson (Aug 27) 7-6 (7-4), 2-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Another long match with Michael ,more then 2 hours!I was 5-2 up in the first set,but we went in tie break!In the second set Michael played amazing !I was lucky to win the last set.I think I was more consistent!See you next time!"  -- Daniel Alexandru
Jack Heselwood bt Emad Abdeltawab (Aug 27) 6-1, 6-7 (3-7), 6-1
Reveal CommentJack Heselwood bt Daniel Alexandru Rada (Aug 21) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Good match, long points. Games was a lot closer then the score suggests. Not the most amazing court conditions but both had a good match "  -- Jack
Reveal CommentEd Naylor bt Emad Abdeltawab (Aug 19) 6-0, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A really nice match in blustery conditions -the first set was a lot closer than the score suggests, only a point or two in most games. Emad adjusted better to the conditions in the second set and went up 3-1...there were lots of extended rallies before I managed to come back and close it out. "  -- Ed
Reveal CommentEd Naylor bt Daniel Alexandru Rada (Aug 15) 6-7 (7-9), 7-5, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Really close and enjoyable match with Daniel. He took the first set and soared away in the second with some really sharp tennis, I managed to come back after saving a couple of match points and then took advantage when Daniel tired a bit in the third. "  -- Ed
Reveal CommentMichael Johnson bt Emad Abdeltawab (Aug 14) 6-1, 0-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "It was a game of 3 very unique sets, I dominated the 1st, Emad dominated the 2nd and looked like he was going to take the 3rd but I got myself back in the 3rd set from 4-1 down. It could’ve gone either way with Emad having a match point himself but I just snatched it. Great rallies throughout and a very enjoyable match! "  -- Michael
Reveal CommentDaniel Alexandru Rada bt Rob Darling (Aug 8) 7-6 (7-3), 7-6 (7-1)

Player Comments:

  • "Another long match with Rob,almost 2 hours!We had long rallies in every game and too difficult to win the service !Thanks for playing Rob!"  -- Daniel Alexandru

Group Summary:

There were no fewer than four new players in this group and both the winner and the runner up were making their league debuts. Fittingly, the match of the group was the battle between Damian and Peter, a duel played on a blazing day in early August! That match went Damien's way and ultimately so does the group. Indeed, that match was all that separated Damian and Peter. Congratulations to everyone in the group which proved the busiest of them all this time with all but two matches played!

Final Rankings:

  1. Damian Hodnett 10.2 [W7] 16 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Peter Pullen 8.2 [W6, L1] 15 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Gemma Cutts [W5, L2] 13 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Tim Durham [W4, L3] 11 includes 2 bonus points
  5. David Edwards 10.2 [W2, L4] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Kevin White 10.2 [W1, L5] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Simon Porter [W1, L4] 2
  8. Lyuba Anderton 10.2 [L7] 2 includes 2 bonus points

Match Results:

Reveal CommentDamian Hodnett bt Kevin White (Sep 22) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good to meet Kevin and play an enjoyable match."  -- Damian
Gemma Cutts bt Simon Porter (Sep 21) 6-2, 6-3
Reveal CommentDavid Edwards bt Kevin White (Sep 19) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game."  -- David
Reveal CommentGemma Cutts bt Kevin White (Sep 17) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely evening for it, lots of running!"  -- Gemma
Reveal CommentSimon Porter bt Lyuba Anderton (Sep 15) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Some good rallies and tatical play, great to meet Lyuba."  -- Simon
Gemma Cutts bt Lyuba Anderton (Sep 13) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentDamian Hodnett bt Simon Porter (Sep 7) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Really good to meet Simon and play some tight games with good rallys."  -- Damian
Reveal CommentDavid Edwards bt Lyuba Anderton (Sep 6) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game"  -- David
Reveal CommentTim Durham bt Lyuba Anderton (Sep 2) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A closer game than the score suggests, with lots of good long rallies and close games. Good to meet and play Lyuba. "  -- Tim
Reveal CommentTim Durham bt Simon Porter (Aug 31) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good to meet and play Simon. Some really good close games, and some very long rallies especially in the first set. Good luck in the rest of your games. "  -- Tim
Reveal CommentDamian Hodnett bt David Edwards (Aug 28) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good to meet David, the 1st set was close with mostly deuce games. Then the wind picked up which made the 2nd more challenging. "  -- Damian
Reveal CommentKevin White bt Lyuba Anderton (Aug 27) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good to meet lyuba, thanks for an enjoyable match, good luck in the future. kevin."  -- Kevin
Reveal CommentPeter Pullen bt David Edwards (Aug 26) 2-6, 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Both struggled with the heat but still managed some long rallies and good games. Pete "  -- Peter
Reveal CommentPeter Pullen bt Simon Porter (Aug 24) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Nice to meet Simon and play some good tennis."  -- Peter
Reveal CommentDamian Hodnett bt Tim Durham (Aug 21) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Really good to meet Tim and play an enjoyable match."  -- Damian
Reveal CommentPeter Pullen bt Lyuba Anderton (Aug 19) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great game and really enjoyed having a few rallies after. Pete"  -- Peter
Reveal CommentGemma Cutts bt David Edwards (Aug 17) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "The wind did not help! Great game, score does not reflect how hard I had to work for it!"  -- Gemma
Reveal CommentDamian Hodnett bt Gemma Cutts (Aug 16) 6-2, 7-6 (7-2)

Player Comments:

  • "Great to meet and play Gemma in a closely contested match. Look forward to playing again."  -- Damian
Reveal CommentPeter Pullen bt Tim Durham (Aug 15) 2-6, 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Really good game Tim pushed me to play my best and think about every shot. I look forward to a rematch. Pete"  -- Peter
Reveal CommentDamian Hodnett bt Lyuba Anderton (Aug 14) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great to meet Lyuba, and the 2nd second set especially had some good and really enjoyable rallies."  -- Damian
Reveal CommentTim Durham bt Kevin White (Aug 13) 6-3, 7-6 (7-1)

Player Comments:

  • "Good close game, especially the 2nd set which could have gone either way. "  -- Tim
Reveal CommentPeter Pullen bt Kevin White (Aug 11) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Both struggled to get going but some good rallies."  -- Peter
Reveal CommentTim Durham bt David Edwards (Aug 8) 2-6, 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, lots of good long rallies and very close games throughout. "  -- Tim
Reveal CommentPeter Pullen bt Gemma Cutts (Aug 7) 6-3, 2-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Really good game, abit windy but kept us on our toes."  -- Peter
Reveal CommentGemma Cutts bt Tim Durham (Aug 5) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great match, lots of running around!"  -- Gemma

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentDamian Hodnett bt Peter Pullen (Aug 4) 4-6, 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great to meet Peter and play a really close match in the heat. Plenty of long rallies and deuce games. Look forward to playing again some time."  -- Damian

Group Summary:

Welcome to Penny, Adam and Andy, all new to Local Tennis Leagues. There was some serious tennis talent on display here and great friendly, sporting play all round which makes them all very welcome to the league! We love the generous commentaries. The winner, Jake, was also new to the Portsmouth league having previously played in the Havant league. With four great wins and bonus points he just got the better of Andy F who picks up the silver.

Final Rankings:

  1. Jake King [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Andy Fuller 10.2 [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Andy Smith [W2, L2] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Paula O'toole 9.1 [W1] 2
  5. Miriam Mclean [L4] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Penny Man [L3] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Adam Dera
  8. Sarah Walters 10.1

Match Results:

Reveal CommentJake King bt Miriam Mclean (Aug 30) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks again for the game Miriam. Best of luck with your remaining fixtures!"  -- Jake
Reveal CommentJake King bt Andy Fuller (Aug 27) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks again for the game Andy, best of luck with your remaining fixtures."  -- Jake
Reveal CommentJake King bt Andy Smith (Aug 27) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks again for the game Andy. Looking forward to playing again some time soon and I'm sure it will be closer. The second set was much tighter than 6-1 sounds."  -- Jake
Reveal CommentJake King bt Penny Man (Aug 21) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks again for the game and best of luck with your remaining fixtures. "  -- Jake
Reveal CommentAndy Fuller bt Penny Man (Aug 20) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Good to meet you Penny. Thanks for the game and good luck with the rest of your matches"  -- Andy
Reveal CommentAndy Fuller bt Miriam Mclean (Aug 16) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Miriam. Good to meet you. You were unlucky not to win a couple of games. Good luck with the rest of your matches"  -- Andy

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentAndy Fuller bt Andy Smith (Aug 13) 6-7 (8-10), 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A very close game with Andy. The first 2 sets were played indoors and were something of an epic. Many deuce games and a long 1st set tie break Andy S recovered from several set points down to take it. We had to play the third set later in the week and moved outside with the wind making things a bit tricky. Good to meet you Andy and best of luck with your remaining games."  -- Andy
Reveal CommentPaula O'toole bt Miriam Mclean (Aug 7) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "After expecting to have to call off due to rain, it turned out really sunny if a bit windy! Thanks for the match, Miriam the score isn't a true reflection of the play!"  -- Paula
Reveal CommentAndy Smith bt Miriam Mclean (Aug 7) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "To be fair Miriam was less comfortable with the windy weather than I was, but soldiered on anyway. The match was actually a lot closer than the final score would suggest. I would be happy to play Miriam again in or between league matches."  -- Andy
Reveal CommentAndy Smith bt Penny Man (Aug 3) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "This was the first ever LTL match for both of us and I could not have asked for a better introduction to LTL. I think it is fair to say that Penny is even less used to competition than I am but soon got into the swing of things and a couple of games went to deuce in the 1st set before winning 3 out of 9 games in the 2nd. Penny is a lovely friendly person and I would definitely like to play her again."  -- Andy

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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 (typically a free can of HEAD tennis balls). Bonus prizes must be claimed within 28 days using the link posted to the player's Account page. The link is also emailed to players.

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Collapse AllPortsmouth Doubles - Round 4 | Thursday 26 September 2019 to Wednesday 4 December 2019 (Midpoint: Wednesday 30 October 2019)

Current Rankings:

  1. Terry Neale & Dorin Vrasmas [W1] 2
  2. Ben Swarbrick & Marina Pregigueiro Garcia [L1]
  3. Alice Head & Henrietta Backhouse
  4. Caron Howe & Lynne Foster
  5. Neil Crawford & Ingrid Cole
  6. Paul Whittenham & Harry Thuillier
  7. Paula O'toole & Roger Paxman
  8. Roger Jarman & Chris Martin
  9. Vitor Barbosa & Andre Barbosa

Match Results:

Reveal CommentTerry Neale & Dorin Vrasmas bt Ben Swarbrick & Marina Pregigueiro Garcia (Sep 30) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A first foray into competitive doubles for all us today and safe to say Dorin and I found our feet a bit quicker than Ben and Marina. Clearly both capable players though, I don't think it will be long before they start making life difficult for opponents. Despite enduring a frustrating time, they never lost their sense of humour and I'm sure if we play again when they have a few matches under their belts, it will be a totally different prospect. Wish them well for the rest of their matches."  -- Terry

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Portsmouth archive.
The results listed here include the current and previous round of Doubles matches for Portsmouth.

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 (typically a free can of HEAD tennis balls). In doubles, matches tied at one set all may be completed with a matchtiebreak and still count toward bonus points. Bonus prizes must be claimed within 28 days using the link posted to the player's Account page. The link is also emailed to players.

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. Additional commentaries may be added by submitting a result revision (see the pencil icon next to your results)