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Collapse AllSheffield Singles - Round 53 | Thursday 3 February 2022 to Wednesday 30 March 2022 (Midpoint: Wednesday 2 March 2022)

Thanks for competing in the first LTL Round of 2022! We hope you enjoyed your matches and have met some new tennis pals. The weather is starting to change, the sun is coming out and we’re ready for more tennis this Spring. Don’t miss the deadline for your next Round and check out our new Local Padel Leagues if you’d like to give a new sport a go!

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Tommy Stenton 4 4 0 2 10 WWWW
2 Saif Ijaz 4 2 2 2 7 WLWL
3 Tom Blackshaw 3 2 1 2 6 LWW
4 Gary Robinson 2 1 1 0 3 LW
5 Rares Mircea Vartolomei 3 0 3 2 3 LLL
6 Daniel De Arriba 1 0 1 0 0 L
7 Louis Johnson 1 0 1 0 0 L

Match Results:

Reveal CommentSaif Ijaz bt Gary Robinson (Mar 23) 1-6, 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great match with some good rallies !"  -- Saif
Reveal CommentGary Robinson bt Daniel De Arriba (Mar 5) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Dan and I enjoyed the chatting between games. Keep swinging and I’m sure you will get your game back to where you want it to be. Good luck in your other matches. Gary"  -- Gary
Reveal CommentTommy Stenton bt Tom Blackshaw (Feb 27) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for organising the venue Tom, a good match but a few too many unforced errors which got me out of some tough situations. Good luck for the rest of your matches. "  -- Tommy
Tom Blackshaw bt Saif Ijaz (Feb 19) 7-6 (7-3), 6-3

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentSaif Ijaz bt Rares Mircea Vartolomei (Feb 18) 4-6, 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great Match !"  -- Saif
Reveal CommentTommy Stenton bt Rares Mircea Vartolomei (Feb 13) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great sportsmanship, enjoyed playing indoors without the awful weather. Good luck for your next matches! "  -- Tommy
Reveal CommentTom Blackshaw bt Rares Mircea Vartolomei (Feb 12) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Match played indoor at Abbeydale. A good match with some great points!"  -- Tom
Reveal CommentTommy Stenton bt Louis Johnson (Feb 10) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great match, very equal and some long rallies. Thanks for the match great sportsmanship! Good luck in the rest of your matches. "  -- Tommy
  • "Good fun match!" -- Louis
Reveal CommentTommy Stenton bt Saif Ijaz (Feb 7) 6-0, 3-6, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Really good match up, the score line in the sets doesn’t do it justice. By the third set it was a case of who could adapt quicker to the increased winds and sun on one side. Thanks for a good match! Good luck for the rest of your matches. "  -- Tommy

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Martin Cook 5 5 0 2 12 WWWW
2 Iain Wadey 6 3 3 2 10 LWLL
3 Philip Birch 4 2 2 2 7 LWWL
4 Martin Roberts 5 2 3 2 7 WWLL
5 Andrew Haywood 4 1 3 2 5 LLLW
6 Callum Dixon 3 2 1 0 4 LWW
7 Leo McCann 5 1 4 2 4 LWLL

Match Results:

Reveal CommentMartin Cook bt Callum Dixon (Mar 21) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Beautiful weather and a fun competitive match, closer than the scores suggests, thankfully many of the rallies went my way today. Good luck in your remaining matches Callum! "  -- Martin
Reveal CommentMartin Cook bt Andrew Haywood (Mar 20) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thoroughly enjoyable match, some great rallies and played in a fun competitive manner. I'm glad Andy's injury had recovered for us to play, good luck for your last match! "  -- Martin
Reveal CommentMartin Roberts bt Iain Wadey (Mar 18) 6-0, 5-7, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A match of 3 halves... sort of! Very competitive and exhausting second set, with the other two sets being no walk in the park - most games were close, but all of them went my way. Very sunny and surprisingly hot! Thanks for a good match Iain :)"  -- Martin
Reveal CommentMartin Roberts bt Leo McCann (Mar 17) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for an enjoyable and friendly match Leo. It's often said, and here it is again, the scoreline doesn't always fairly reflect the full picture of the match. Looking forward to play you again sometime! "  -- Martin

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentIain Wadey bt Philip Birch (Mar 6) 7-6 (7-5), 6-7 (4-7), 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "The longest match I have ever played, on a bright sunny day at Graves. Both of us squandered leads at various points and the momentum swung between us throughout the match. I struggled in particular to deal with Phil's low spinny shots but somehow came through in the end, not sure how. A great match against a sporting opponent. Good luck in your remaining matches Phil!"  -- Iain
Reveal CommentMartin Cook bt Iain Wadey (Feb 28) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Some long and competitive rallies that could have gone either way, enjoyable match played in good spirit. Good luck for your remaining games Iain! "  -- Martin
Reveal CommentCallum Dixon bt Iain Wadey (Feb 25) 7-6 (8-6), 5-7, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Fairly even over the first two sets. However, with the resumption of the third set a week later Callum was too good for me. His service was fast and accurate and he keep pining me back with powerful baseline shots. I rallied somewhat to take make it 5-2 from 5-0 but Callum was fully deserved winner in the end. Well played Callum."  -- Iain
Reveal CommentLeo McCann bt Andrew Haywood (Feb 25) 6-4, 1-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A really tough and enjoyable match. Andy was affected by a muscle problem halfway through the first, but he battled on bravely, and the match could have gone either way. Some huge hitting and serving from Andy, but I managed somehow to hang onto a lead in the third set! Thanks for the game and I hope to hit with you again soon."  -- Leo
Reveal CommentMartin Cook bt Leo McCann (Feb 21) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "The match was played with great sportsmanship, with some good rallies taking place. It was nice to meet you Leo and best of luck for your future matches! "  -- Martin
Reveal CommentPhilip Birch bt Martin Roberts (Feb 20) 7-5, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great match up with Martin luck was on my side with the net , good luck with your remaining matches Martin ."  -- Philip
Reveal CommentIain Wadey bt Leo McCann (Feb 17) 6-4, 7-6 (7-4)

Player Comments:

  • "A match played in tricky conditions but of a decent standard, could have gone either way. Good luck in your remaining matches Leo!"  -- Iain
Reveal CommentMartin Cook bt Martin Roberts (Feb 14) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Difficult conditions but a fun and competitive match played in good spirit, thanks for a great game and good luck for the rest of your fixtures! "  -- Martin
Reveal CommentIain Wadey bt Andrew Haywood (Feb 13) 6-3, 7-6 (8-6)

Player Comments:

  • "An extremely competitive match played in the luxury of an indoor court. Good luck in your remaining matches Andrew!"  -- Iain
Reveal CommentPhilip Birch bt Leo McCann (Feb 13) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great match with Leo hard fought first set which took it out on Leo but still a competitive second set good luck with your remaining matches "  -- Philip
Callum Dixon bt Martin Roberts (Feb 11) 6-4, 0-6, 6-0
Reveal CommentAndrew Haywood bt Philip Birch (Feb 5) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A really enjoyable match, thank you Phil. Look forward to playing you again sometime. Andy."  -- Andrew

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 George Warburton 6 6 0 0 12 WWWW
2 Killian Gleeson 6 4 2 2 11 WWLW
3 Alin Carnariu 6 4 2 0 9 WLWW
4 Jamie Gibson 6 2 4 2 7 LLLL
5 John Carroll 4 1 3 2 5 WLLL
6 Julie Balen 5 2 3 0 4 LLLW
7 Miles Thurlow 5 0 5 2 2 LLLL

Match Results:

Reveal CommentKillian Gleeson bt Julie Balen (Mar 27) 7-6 (7-4), 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great to get this match finished after we couldn't finish following a very long first set. Thanks for the game Julie."  -- Killian
Reveal CommentAlin Carnariu bt Julie Balen (Mar 20) 7-6 (7-4), 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Julie is a really great tennis player with some lovely shots. The games was really close and this was a really nice day for a game of tennis. The first set we played at Hallamshire Club which used up our booked hour and we had to move and finish the game at Ecclesall Lawn Club. Thank you very much for the game Julie!"  -- Alin
Reveal CommentGeorge Warburton bt Alin Carnariu (Mar 18) 7-6 (7-4), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great game Alin! Plenty of deuces and long rallies on a fine evening. Very enjoyable"  -- George
Reveal CommentKillian Gleeson bt Jamie Gibson (Mar 15) 6-3, 4-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyable close match that lasted 2 and a half hours and could have easily gone either way. I started strong but Jamie fought back and we had some rallies that seemed to never end. Thanks for the game Jamie and look forward to playing you again!"  -- Killian
Reveal CommentAlin Carnariu bt Killian Gleeson (Mar 13) 6-3, 3-6, [10-7]

Player Comments:

  • "Really close match in windy conditions. Good luck in your next matches Killian!"  -- Alin
Reveal CommentGeorge Warburton bt Miles Thurlow (Mar 10) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "An enjoyable match despite the wind, Miles has a great serve and served up a few big aces. Thanks for the game today and best of luck in the rest of your games!"  -- George
Reveal CommentGeorge Warburton bt Jamie Gibson (Mar 9) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A competitive game is testing conditions for both players. At times it felt like having to smack the ball into the wind just to make it over the net or gently tapping the ball for it to float beyond the baseline. Great game today Jamie and good luck in your future games, thanks again."  -- George
Reveal CommentGeorge Warburton bt Julie Balen (Mar 7) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A great game that was closer than the score line suggests! Julie played some great shots and the tennis was competitive. Thanks for the game Julie, hope to play with you again soon 😊"  -- George
Reveal CommentJulie Balen bt Miles Thurlow (Mar 6) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Our second match and though the score doesn't reflect it, it was a tough match. Miles is a great player with speed and power, just lacking some consistency at times. Thanks Miles! See you next time! "  -- Julie
Reveal CommentAlin Carnariu bt Jamie Gibson (Mar 6) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyed the match. I think the home court advantage had a role for my win as the court was quite wet. Good luck in your next matches Jamie!"  -- Alin

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentJohn Carroll bt Alin Carnariu (Mar 5) 7-6 (7-3), 6-7 (5-7), [10-7]

Player Comments:

  • "What a brilliant guy Alin is! We had a great but tiring game on a Saturday morning. Amazing fun. Good luck Alin."  -- John
Reveal CommentKillian Gleeson bt Miles Thurlow (Mar 1) 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great match against Miles with lots of good rallies and close games. Good luck jn your remaining matches Miles "  -- Killian
Reveal CommentJulie Balen bt Jamie Gibson (Feb 27) 6-3, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "Soooo many deuces and a well fought second set especially. Thanks for a great match on a sunny Sunday! Best of luck in your others. Julie (ps can't quite remember if the tie break was 7-4 or 7-5?)"  -- Julie
Reveal CommentAlin Carnariu bt Miles Thurlow (Feb 25) 6-0, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyed the match. Good luck in your other matches Miles!"  -- Alin
Reveal CommentGeorge Warburton bt John Carroll (Feb 24) 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Brilliant early morning game indoors -lots of breaks of serve and both sets could have gone either way. Particularly some great serves from John and plenty of play that tested us both. We seem to be in the same place with our tennis so hopefully lots to come from us both. Best of luck in your future games John and hopefully we will play again together soon!"  -- George
Reveal CommentJamie Gibson bt Miles Thurlow (Feb 20) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "If Miles had found consistancy in his serve this match would have been much closer. An enjoyable game and I hope to play you again Miles."  -- Jamie
Reveal CommentKillian Gleeson bt John Carroll (Feb 19) 7-6 (7-2), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Very intense enjoyable match. John has a great serve and strikes the ball really well. Could have gone either way. Thanks for game John, hope to play you again."  -- Killian
Reveal CommentJamie Gibson bt John Carroll (Feb 12) 6-1, 4-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Jamie. Ran everything down and can keep going forever. Well done."  -- John
Reveal CommentGeorge Warburton bt Killian Gleeson (Feb 7) 6-4, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable game on a cold Monday morning. George is a strong all round player with good net play and drop shots and he ran away with it in the second set! Best of luck with the rest of your matches George."  -- Killian

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Callum McEvilly 5 5 0 2 12 WWWW
2 Jonathan Tickhill 5 4 1 0 8 WWWW
3 Dan Wray 4 3 1 0 6 WWLW
4 Max Everett 6 2 4 0 6 LLLL
5 Robin Morrell 6 2 4 0 5 LWWL
6 Valeriu Toader 4 1 3 0 3 LWLL
7 Chun Yiu Elden Chan 4 0 4 0 0 LLLL

Match Results:

Reveal CommentCallum McEvilly bt Max Everett (Mar 29) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Max. The match was a lot closer than the score reflects. Huge serve and strong net play from yourself."  -- Callum
Jonathan Tickhill bt Max Everett (Mar 27) 6-1, 6-0
Dan Wray bt Chun Yiu Elden Chan (Mar 27) Walkover
Reveal CommentCallum McEvilly bt Chun Yiu Elden Chan (Mar 25) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Elden. Some really strong back hands throughout."  -- Callum
Reveal CommentDan Wray bt Max Everett (Mar 22) 6-7 (3-7), 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Tough game against Max’s excellent serving and a lot of back and forth and close matches. Could have gone either way. "  -- Dan
Jonathan Tickhill bt Valeriu Toader (Mar 20) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentValeriu Toader bt Robin Morrell (Mar 19) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Many thanks Robin for a great game"  -- Valeriu
Reveal CommentRobin Morrell bt Max Everett (Mar 18) 6-3, 3-6, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Good game, thanks Max. Started in bright sunshine, ended in the gloaming."  -- Robin
Reveal CommentMax Everett bt Chun Yiu Elden Chan (Mar 17) 6-2, 7-6 (7-4)

Player Comments:

  • "Nice game Elden. Stepped it up in the second set. Good luck with other games! "  -- Max
Jonathan Tickhill bt Dan Wray (Mar 13) 6-4, 6-4
Reveal CommentRobin Morrell bt Chun Yiu Elden Chan (Mar 11) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable game in breezy conditions, thanks Elden"  -- Robin
Reveal CommentDan Wray bt Robin Morrell (Mar 9) 3-6, 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Really good game with Robin despite some difficult wind to deal with. Really could have gone either way with lots of very close rallies Look forward to playing again. "  -- Dan
Jonathan Tickhill bt Robin Morrell (Mar 6) 6-1, 6-1

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentMax Everett bt Valeriu Toader (Mar 5) 2-6, 6-4, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Good game Val in tricky conditions. Didn’t think I was in with a sniff as got totally outplayed in the first. Some great gets and spin on the service. Thanks"  -- Max
Reveal CommentCallum McEvilly bt Jonathan Tickhill (Feb 16) 7-6 (7-1), 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Really close game again Jon. Nearly every game went to deuce. Thanks for a great match and best of luck with your games. Cal"  -- Callum
Reveal CommentCallum McEvilly bt Valeriu Toader (Feb 13) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game V. Good luck with the rest of your games. Cal "  -- Callum
Reveal CommentCallum McEvilly bt Robin Morrell (Feb 12) 7-5, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Close game in very wet and windy conditions. Good luck with the rest of your games Robin. Thanks, Cal"  -- Callum

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Vish Mistry 6 5 1 2 12 WWWW
2 Neil Zealander 5 3 2 0 7 LLWW
3 Luke Vatkovsky 3 3 0 0 6 WWW
4 Frank Lucas 3 1 2 2 4 LLW
5 Princewill Okpala 3 1 2 0 2 LLW
6 Alan Hunt 1 0 1 0 0 L
7 Toby Mallinson 5 0 5 0 0 LLLL
8 Helene McHugh 0 0 0 0 0 0

Match Results:

Reveal CommentLuke Vatkovsky bt Toby Mallinson (Mar 29) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the fun match. Some very entertaining rallies that don’t really reflect the score. You have very flat squash like forehand that can be difficult to deal with. All the best in your future matches. "  -- Luke

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentLuke Vatkovsky bt Neil Zealander (Mar 26) 6-7 (4-7), 6-0, 7-6 (7-3)

Player Comments:

  • "Marathon match played on a gorgeous sunny morning. Really enjoyable and very back and forth. Quite a bizarre score line really. I hope to play you again soon. "  -- Luke
Reveal CommentVish Mistry bt Princewill Okpala (Mar 21) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Played indoors at Graves. Princewill has a consistent short spin serve and with more time on court could have a consistent top spin forehand. Enjoyed the game today. Best of luck in your future games."  -- Vish
Reveal CommentVish Mistry bt Neil Zealander (Mar 20) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Tennis played on a beautiful sunny day at Graves. Neil has a strong serve and it shows that he’s been playing tennis for years. Enjoyed the rallies! Thank you for the game today Neil, best of luck in your future games."  -- Vish
Reveal CommentNeil Zealander bt Princewill Okpala (Mar 12) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Princewill was fun to play. Some close games on a lovely day! Nice to meet you."  -- Neil
Reveal CommentPrincewill Okpala bt Toby Mallinson (Mar 7) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Good match played and goodluck with your other matches."  -- Princewill
Reveal CommentVish Mistry bt Toby Mallinson (Mar 5) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "It was good fun playing Toby, he is a good spirited and friendly guy. Keep hitting and those squash strokes will even out into tennis shots :). Best of luck in your future games."  -- Vish
Reveal CommentNeil Zealander bt Frank Lucas (Feb 27) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Pleasure to play Frank. Glorious weather also. A good comeback from 1-5 down in the second set. Great drop shots and attitude. Hope to play again!"  -- Neil
Reveal CommentNeil Zealander bt Toby Mallinson (Feb 26) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Never played anyone in the league with a wooden racket. Great to see! Keep playing Toby and thanks for the game. You deserved a few games as I was terrible."  -- Neil
Reveal CommentVish Mistry bt Frank Lucas (Feb 26) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Today’s game with Frank was very enjoyable. Many great rallies and consistent tennis played. The score isn’t a true reflection of how the game was. Many deuces and long rallies. Thank you for a great game Frank. Wishing you the best in your future matches."  -- Vish
Reveal CommentLuke Vatkovsky bt Vish Mistry (Feb 23) 6-1, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "It was great to play Vish. Really challenging opponent who utilises a lot of top spin and slice. I found his serves difficult to deal with (lots of angle and spin). Hope to play again soon. "  -- Luke
Reveal CommentFrank Lucas bt Toby Mallinson (Feb 22) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Good game under the floodlights!"  -- Frank
Reveal CommentVish Mistry bt Alan Hunt (Feb 17) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "I really enjoyed playing Alan. He's a good spirited guy and his serve coming into the 2nd set was night and day from the 1st. Keep on hitting Alan! Best of luck with the rest of your games."  -- Vish