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  • Players are organised into groups of up to 8 people of a similar standard
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  • Matches are best of three sets; if a set reaches 6 games all it is decided by a tiebreak
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  • Players are placed in groups according to past performance in the league and, for new players, their Player Standard Questionnaire
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Collapse AllTruro Singles - Round 5 | Thursday 17 August 2017 to Wednesday 11 October 2017 (Midpoint: Wednesday 13 September 2017)

This was an exciting round for the Truro Tennis League, with all players getting some really good matches! There were tiebreaks, tight sets and long rallies throughout the group, showing how closely matched the players were. Thank you for a range of lively match descriptions, and a special mention to the players who scored bonus points!

Group Summary:

A clean sweep of five match wins allowed Matthew to claim the victory this round – well played! Matthew and James had an epic match, James and Andy played a tight three-setter, Matthew and Andy had plenty of deuces, James and Barry battled on through the wind, Len and Matthew enjoyed the sunshine, and Robert and Len had a dramatic match of three sets and two tiebreaks!

Final Rankings:

  1. Matthew Nelson 9.2 [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. James Taylor 10.2 [W3, L1] 6 RUNNER UP
  3. Len Collum 10.2 [W1, L4] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Andy Williams 8.2 [W1, L2] 3
  5. Robert Hillier [W1, L1] 2
  6. Barry Amey 10.2 [L3]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentMatthew Nelson bt James Taylor (Oct 8) 7-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Wow - this is what tennis is all about. A hard battle from the first point to the last. In four additions of playing the league this was easily my favourite match. James served incredibly well in the 1st set and had me clinging on to crawl into a tiebreak. I'll gladly take the win on this occasion but I hope this isn't the last time we play - thanks for a great match played in the right spirit James. "  -- Matthew
Reveal CommentJames Taylor bt Andy Williams (Sep 24) 6-2, 3-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Really close match that could have gone either way! Just a few points here and there that made the difference. Best match I've had in years and look forward to our next battle! Cheers Andy. "  -- James
Reveal CommentAndy Williams bt Len Collum (Sep 24) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Quite a nail-biter with both players hitting highs and lows! Unfortunately the light was fading fast so match to be continued at 10:30 on Saturday 23rd. Len to serve next"  -- Len
Reveal CommentLen Collum bt Barry Amey (Sep 19) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely evening with perfect conditions and game played with good spirit. Barry unfortunately recovering from injury and did well to play with a damaged racket."  -- Len
Reveal CommentMatthew Nelson bt Andy Williams (Sep 17) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Don't be fooled by the scoreline - the 2nd set especially was an epic battle. I think every single game in the set went to deuce. Far from ideal conditions as we both struggled with a slippery court. I look forward to our next meeting - on a dry court! "  -- Matthew
Reveal CommentJames Taylor bt Len Collum (Sep 12) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A great match In really challenging conditions and good spirits. The wind and rain made the second set in particular, a real challenge for both of us. Much tighter than the score suggests. "  -- James
Reveal CommentJames Taylor bt Barry Amey (Sep 5) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A great match held in what felt like gale force winds at time. The scoreline doesn't reflect the match, with lots of games going to deuce! -- James "  -- James
Reveal CommentMatthew Nelson bt Len Collum (Sep 2) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A lovely sunny day for a game of tennis. Fair play to Len for continuing after a heavy fall in the 2nd set. Good luck for your remaining matches. "  -- Matthew
Reveal CommentMatthew Nelson bt Barry Amey (Aug 29) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Good to get a match played on a nice summers evening. Despite the scoreline Barry showed clear signs of improvement since our last meeting and was able to come out on top of many rallies. I had to up my level in the 2nd set and was grateful to save some game points by slim margins. Thanks Barry and good luck for your remaining matches. "  -- Matthew

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentRobert Hillier bt Len Collum (Aug 24) 7-6 (7-0), 4-6, 7-6 (7-4)

Player Comments:

  • "We played enough points for a long 5-setter! Very evenly matched, as the score testifies. Lots of decent rallies, and games mainly went with serve. A real workout. "  -- Robert
Reveal CommentMatthew Nelson bt Robert Hillier (Aug 18) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "An enjoyable match that gave both of us the opportunity to blow away the cobwebs. Some good rallies despite the difficult conditions with strong winds. Thanks Rob for stepping in at short notice! Good luck for your remaining matches."  -- Matthew

Results

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The results listed here include the current and previous rounds for Truro. 

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 free can of balls which we will post to you.

Legend: 
Player, [LTA rating], [win/loss/tie tally], points won

Comments:
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