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  • Players are organised into groups of 6 to 8 players of a similar standard
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Collapse AllSalisbury Singles - Round 7 | Thursday 10 June 2021 to Wednesday 4 August 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 7 July 2021)

Thanks for playing in another great Round of Local Tennis Leagues! We saw many new and returning players on court, with plenty of matches played across the UK. We hope you enjoyed meeting new people and experiencing fun battles in your local area. There’s more tennis to come later this month with new Singles and Doubles Rounds launching in various locations. Be sure to sign up now of your next Round while the sun is still shining this summer!

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Greg Herring [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Nick Hingston [W3, L1] 6 RUNNER UP
  3. Chris Stewart-Smith 8.2 [W1, L2] 3
  4. Paul Wharton 9.2 [W1, L2, UF1] 2
  5. Rupert Langstaff [L4] 1
  6. Fabio Mourato [UF1]
  7. Carey Blackburn withdrawn
  8. Patricia Lomax withdrawn

Match Results:

Reveal CommentPaul Wharton bt Rupert Langstaff (Aug 4) 4-6, 6-2, [10-8]

Player Comments:

  • "A fun to-and-fro match. Rupert won the first set after I came back in it from 4-1 down. Got my nose in from in the second and maintained that lead. And with both players and the sun fading, we agreed on a tie-break finale which was far too tense! "  -- Paul
Reveal CommentPaul Wharton v Fabio Mourato (Aug 1) 3-4 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "It was a fun match, simmering nicely, but sadly it started to rain... and then really rain... and so mainly for safety purposes we decided best to stop. :("  -- Paul
Reveal CommentGreg Herring bt Nick Hingston (Jul 30) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, really enjoyed it. Have had a few games against Nick now but nice to have played a formal match."  -- Greg
Reveal CommentNick Hingston bt Rupert Langstaff (Jul 17) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Lots of deuce games. Very enjoyable, thanks"  -- Nick
Reveal CommentChris Stewart-Smith bt Rupert Langstaff (Jul 17) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Rupert, and best of luck with the rest of the matches. "  -- Chris
Reveal CommentGreg Herring bt Paul Wharton (Jul 7) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Good game - enjoyed it."  -- Greg

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentNick Hingston bt Chris Stewart-Smith (Jul 3) 4-6, 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A really enjoyable game of tennis, very close. Looking forward to playing Chris again in the future - will be in contact."  -- Nick
Reveal CommentGreg Herring bt Chris Stewart-Smith (Jul 3) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, absolutely loved it. Incredibly close. "  -- Greg
Reveal CommentNick Hingston bt Paul Wharton (Jun 30) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great to meet Paul, thanks for the game"  -- Nick
Reveal CommentGreg Herring bt Rupert Langstaff (Jun 23) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Could have easily been 7-6, 6-7, 7-6 either way. Very enjoyable game of tennis. "  -- Greg

Results


Looking for previous matches? Visit the Salisbury archive. 


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


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).


Comments:


Reporters of results are encouraged to leave a comment on the "Report Your Score" form.