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Collapse AllSwindon Singles - Round 37 | 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. Tom Bartram 8.1 [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Nicholas Newton [W4] 8 RUNNER UP
  3. Patrick Zebedee 9.1 [W2, L2] 4
  4. Michael McNeilage [W1, L3] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Chris Owen [L4] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Alastair Kirk 9.1 [L2]

Match Results:

Nicholas Newton bt Alastair Kirk (Dec 28) 6-2, 6-2
Patrick Zebedee bt Michael McNeilage (Dec 20) Walkover
Reveal CommentNicholas Newton bt Patrick Zebedee (Dec 11) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Patrick definitely had an off day and the big serves were not raining down this time. Also I played pretty well which helped. I'm sure next time will be closer."  -- Nicholas
Tom Bartram bt Alastair Kirk (Dec 7) 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentMichael McNeilage bt Chris Owen (Nov 30) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Close match. Lucky to have taken advantage of the fact Chris had played 4 times in the last 7 days!!! Good luck with your other games Chris."  -- Michael
Reveal CommentNicholas Newton bt Chris Owen (Nov 30) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Chris, I think it was more competitive than our previous match, so looking forward to the next one."  -- Nicholas
Reveal CommentTom Bartram bt Chris Owen (Nov 29) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great to meet you Chris and an enjoyable match. A tight first set with lots of deuces so relieved 😅 to win in the end. For someone who has only started playing again after a long time out I was impressed with your standard of play. Good luck with rest of your matches."  -- Tom
Reveal CommentNicholas Newton bt Michael McNeilage (Nov 24) 7-6 (7-3), 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Really tough but enjoyable match with Mike, and I think we both played at a good level. More points were won with good play than were given away with errors. Despite the score in the 2nd set the games and rallies themselves remained competitive."  -- Nicholas
Reveal CommentTom Bartram bt Patrick Zebedee (Nov 23) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Patrick. Some good rallies. Good luck with the rest of your matches "  -- Tom

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentPatrick Zebedee bt Chris Owen (Nov 9) 1-6, 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A competitive match with good rallies, and a lot of chasing up and down the court - there were a surprising number of lobs for two players comfortably over 6ft! Thanks Chris!"  -- Patrick
Reveal CommentTom Bartram bt Michael McNeilage (Nov 8) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great to meet you Michael and enjoyed our match despite the damp conditions. Good luck with the rest of your matches. "  -- Tom

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Carlos Tavares [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Uchenna Adimonye [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Andy Miller 8.2 [W1] 2
  4. Tony Wilson 8.2 [W1, L1] 2
  5. Ryan Jackson [L2]
  6. Gordon Heywood 9.2
  7. Joshua Tino

Match Results:

Carlos Tavares bt Tony Wilson (Dec 5) 6-1, 6-0
Tony Wilson bt Uchenna Adimonye (Nov 24) 6-1, 6-4
Carlos Tavares bt Ryan Jackson (Nov 21) 6-0, 6-0
Uchenna Adimonye bt Ryan Jackson (Nov 20) 6-0, 6-1

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentAndy Miller bt Carlos Tavares (Nov 15) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Nice competitive match. Carlos was unfortunate not to get a set. "  -- Andy
Carlos Tavares bt Uchenna Adimonye (Nov 7) 6-3, 6-1

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Swindon archive. 

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

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.