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Collapse AllWaltham Forest Singles - Round 23 | 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. Andy McGlynn 10.2 [W5, L1] 13 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Nabil Andaloussi [W4, L2] 10 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Ari Krepostman [W3, L1] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Paul Brennan [W2, L3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Luke Newman [W1, L5] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Lucas Ford 10.2 [W2, L1] 4
  7. Joe Croft [L4] 3 includes 2 bonus points

Match Results:

Reveal CommentLuke Newman bt Joe Croft (Dec 28) 4-6, 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A relegation scrap - the Watford v Burnley of the tennising world! Spread over 2 separate days this was an epic battle - the first set Joe closed out on the basis of winning some service games, the second set the opposite, and when we returned for the second day I edged the key games at 4-4 to marginally win it. Great game played in great spirits, and could easily have gone either way - well played and hopefully we will get the chance to play each other again in the next round!"  -- Luke
Nabil Andaloussi bt Luke Newman (Dec 24) 6-2, 7-5
Reveal CommentNabil Andaloussi bt Lucas Ford (Dec 15) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great match, lots of spin! "  -- Nabil
Lucas Ford bt Andy McGlynn (Dec 8) 0-6, 6-3, 6-3
Lucas Ford bt Luke Newman (Nov 22) 6-4, 1-6, 6-1
Reveal CommentAndy McGlynn bt Joe Croft (Nov 19) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Really fun afternoon game. Some close rallies and games. Great chat. Good luck with the rest of your games Joe."  -- Andy
Reveal CommentAri Krepostman bt Nabil Andaloussi (Nov 18) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "The set score really didn't reflect the matchplay which was quite a lot more even. We had several long games that were hard fought but I ended up coming out on top this time. "  -- Ari
Ari Krepostman bt Paul Brennan (Nov 16) 6-1, 3-6, 6-1
Reveal CommentPaul Brennan bt Luke Newman (Nov 15) 6-4, 2-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great tussle Luke. We both played some brilliant tennis (and some not so great shots). The 2.5 hours was a long one! You've got a great serve and kept me on my toes, and with your speed around the court, we kept each other on the move. I hope all goes well with the rest of your games, and we will meet again soon."  -- Paul

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentAndy McGlynn bt Ari Krepostman (Nov 14) 7-6 (7-1), 3-6, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Close match split over two sessions. Result could well have been different if we'd have continued on the original day..."  -- Andy
Reveal CommentPaul Brennan bt Joe Croft (Nov 13) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Joe and I had a good tussle, Joe has a great style, lots of curve on the ball. We had some great points, and we both played a variety of good and poor shots so the games went back and forth. Joe had a great first serve, and I managed to hit a few down the sidelines. We had a great time, and I'll be happy to play Joe again, he's a great guy."  -- Paul
Reveal CommentNabil Andaloussi bt Paul Brennan (Nov 8) 3-6, 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, real close at key moments. Great playing you mate! "  -- Nabil
Reveal CommentAndy McGlynn bt Luke Newman (Nov 8) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good game. Some tight deuces. Well played."  -- Andy
Reveal CommentAndy McGlynn bt Paul Brennan (Nov 7) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Fun game. Nice weather. Good conversation. Cheers Paul. God luck with the rest of the matches."  -- Andy
Reveal CommentAri Krepostman bt Luke Newman (Nov 7) 7-6 (7-3), 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Really fun match I think for both of us. My serve was on and going in relatively often (for me). Luke did a great job returning serve - was able to retun some of the fastest serves I've ever hit since returning to tennis as an adult. We also both had fun playing with the sun as a strategic element since it was low in the sky and made it difficult to see the ball for the player on the north side of the court. Thanks again for the fantastic match, Luke!"  -- Ari
Nabil Andaloussi bt Joe Croft (Nov 6) 6-2, 6-1
Reveal CommentAndy McGlynn bt Nabil Andaloussi (Nov 4) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good close match in blustery conditions. Cheers Nabil. Good luck for the rest of your matches."  -- Andy

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Warren Darking 10.1 [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Patrick Power [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Toby Spearpoint 10.1 [L2] 1
  4. Tarek Kamel [L2]
  5. Liam Sumner 9.2
  6. Nick Goundry

Match Results:

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentPatrick Power bt Toby Spearpoint (Nov 30) 7-6 (8-6), 3-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A great match fought over two days and two venues. It could easily have gone the other way, so I feel most fortunate and am looking forward to the rematch!"  -- Patrick
Reveal CommentWarren Darking bt Patrick Power (Nov 28) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Some excellent serving, and high paced forehands and backhands cross court to deal with that caused me some serious problems. Really great match, thanks Pat!"  -- Warren
Reveal CommentWarren Darking bt Tarek Kamel (Nov 26) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Some very long rallies on a freezing cold day to keep us both warm! A very enjoyable match Tarek."  -- Warren
Reveal CommentPatrick Power bt Tarek Kamel (Nov 20) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "This was a hard fought match with many games going to deuce repeatedly. I was exhausted at the end. "  -- Patrick
Reveal CommentWarren Darking bt Toby Spearpoint (Nov 18) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "The score line does not reflect some of the tussles that took place. Some good base line rallies that went to deuce on a number of occasions - thanks for the enjoyable match Toby."  -- Warren

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Michael Kenny 10.1 [W3] 6 WINNER
  2. Mervin Taylor [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Anton Short [W2, L2] 4
  4. HT Teklai [W1, L1] 3
  5. Julie Corish [L3] 1
  6. Andrew Solley [L1]
  7. Ismail Sik 10.1

Match Results:

Reveal CommentHT Teklai bt Anton Short (Dec 12) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Some great rallies in extremely challenging weather. Thanks for the game:)"  -- HT

Match of the Group:

Michael Kenny bt Julie Corish (Dec 11) 2-6, 6-4, 6-4
Anton Short bt Julie Corish (Dec 5) 6-1, 6-2
Reveal CommentMervin Taylor bt HT Teklai (Nov 28) 6-3, 4-6, [10-8]

Player Comments:

  • "Great match, keenly contested in the biting cold. Tweeners, half volley drop shots & lobs. This game had it all. Could have gone either way in all 3 sets. Thanks for a great game HT"  -- Mervin
  • "Thanks for the great game!" -- HT
Michael Kenny bt Anton Short (Nov 27) 6-0, 7-6 (7-5)
Anton Short bt Mervin Taylor (Nov 13) 6-4, 7-5
Michael Kenny bt Andrew Solley (Nov 13) 6-3, 6-4
Reveal CommentMervin Taylor bt Julie Corish (Nov 7) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great game played in great spirits. A thoroughly enjoyable first experience with Julie. Closer match than the score suggests. Looking forward to the next encounter."  -- Mervin

Results

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

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).

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