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Collapse AllWaltham Forest Singles - Round 21 | Thursday 17 June 2021 to Wednesday 11 August 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 14 July 2021)

Current Rankings:

  1. George Bekas 7.1 [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Colin Noble [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  3. James Hotson [W3] 6
  4. Stuart Mackay 8.2 [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Edward Melech 8.2 [L4] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Ilya Tkachiov 7.2 [L3] 1
  7. James Clarke 10.2 withdrawn
  8. Samuel Ludlow

Match Results:

James Hotson bt Ilya Tkachiov (Jul 24) 6-7 (4-7), 6-1, 6-3
Reveal CommentColin Noble bt Ilya Tkachiov (Jul 19) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Very fun match with Ilya! His serve and forehands were quite powerful. My racquet broke mid-match and he was kind enough to lend me his spare. Nice chat after the match as well."  -- Colin
James Hotson bt George Bekas (Jul 18) 7-5, 6-0
Reveal CommentGeorge Bekas bt Ilya Tkachiov (Jul 17) 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (7-3)

Player Comments:

  • "Great close match on a really hot day. Could have gone either way with me just winning on both tiebreaks"  -- George
Reveal CommentColin Noble bt Stuart Mackay (Jul 10) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "It was a slightly rainy morning, but Stu and I still managed to have a competitive match with lots of long rallies. We both were quite tired by the end! Stu was very friendly too."  -- Colin
Reveal CommentGeorge Bekas bt Edward Melech (Jul 6) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A good match with some strong winners from both sides. Good luck with the rest of your matches Ed!"  -- George
Reveal CommentGeorge Bekas bt Colin Noble (Jul 4) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great match with some really competitive rallies. Really enjoyed playing against Colin. Good luck with your other matches! "  -- George
Reveal CommentStuart Mackay bt Edward Melech (Jun 30) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Another great match against Ed, this one consisted of some really long grueling rallies as well as some great gets and passing shots! Good luck for the rest of your games mate."  -- Stuart
Reveal CommentColin Noble bt Edward Melech (Jun 26) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "The weather was perfect for tennis this morning, and Ed and I had a good match. We were both trying to be offensive with our forehands, and it created some really fun fast-paced rallies."  -- Colin
Reveal CommentGeorge Bekas bt Stuart Mackay (Jun 25) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great match on a nice evening. Really enjoyed playing and had some really long rallies. Good luck with the rest of your matches Stu!"  -- George
James Hotson bt Edward Melech (Jun 24) 6-0, 6-2

Current Rankings:

  1. Tony Watkins [W3] 6
  2. Mark Rider [W2] 4
  3. Sol Ali [W2] 4
  4. Jan Podaril [W1, L1] 2
  5. Jon Head [W1, L1] 2
  6. Samir Lee [L5] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Andreas Jones-Fernandez [L2]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentMark Rider bt Andreas Jones-Fernandez (Aug 2) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Managed to squeeze the match in after some speed tennis in the second set. Cheers Andreas!"  -- Mark
Tony Watkins bt Jon Head (Jul 23) 6-3, 6-1
Tony Watkins bt Andreas Jones-Fernandez (Jul 21) 6-3, 6-3
Jan Podaril bt Samir Lee (Jul 18) 6-0, 6-4
Sol Ali bt Jan Podaril (Jul 16) 6-2, 6-2
Jon Head bt Samir Lee (Jul 15) 6-4, 6-4
Sol Ali bt Samir Lee (Jul 9) 6-2, 6-2
Tony Watkins bt Samir Lee (Jun 27) 6-0, 6-2
Reveal CommentMark Rider bt Samir Lee (Jun 24) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Cheers Samir, good match and the scoreline definitely not a fair reflection!"  -- Mark

Current Rankings:

  1. Andy McGlynn 10.2 [W4, L1] 11 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Arthur Shearlaw [W3, L1] 7
  3. Darren Lawrence [W1, L1] 2
  4. Wenlery Manuel 8.2 [W1, L1] 2
  5. Henry Coombes [L2] 1
  6. Mike Spitz 10.1 [L3]
  7. Thomas Scale

Match Results:

Reveal CommentArthur Shearlaw bt Mike Spitz (Aug 1) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great match with lots of close games. Also a fun friendly third set which ended 6-4. Look forward to playing again. "  -- Arthur
Reveal CommentAndy McGlynn bt Arthur Shearlaw (Jul 15) 6-7 (4-7), 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great match. Long and close first set and stayed competitive all the way through. Well played!"  -- Andy
Reveal CommentDarren Lawrence bt Mike Spitz (Jul 14) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "New venue and great game - very close and we got better as the game went on.pleasure to play on a nice summers evening. Cheers for the game."  -- Darren
Reveal CommentArthur Shearlaw bt Henry Coombes (Jul 13) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good game Henry. Apologies for being late and not having the chance to warm up properly! Looking forward to another game in the future."  -- Arthur
Reveal CommentAndy McGlynn bt Darren Lawrence (Jul 9) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Always a close game with Darren. Good match, lots of dueces. Very warm. Well played - could have gone either way "  -- Andy
Reveal CommentAndy McGlynn bt Mike Spitz (Jul 8) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Fun game on the shale. Good luck with the rest of your matches."  -- Andy
Reveal CommentArthur Shearlaw bt Wenlery Manuel (Jul 2) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good game played in super hot conditions. Not great for energy levels and i'm sure Wenlery will be looking forward to the rematch!"  -- Arthur
Reveal CommentWenlery Manuel bt Andy McGlynn (Jul 1) 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "2nd time playing Andy and very much enjoyed it again! Great rallies and crazy shots during the match. Looking forward to have a hit again! Good luck in the league! - Wenny"  -- Wenlery
Reveal CommentAndy McGlynn bt Henry Coombes (Jun 20) 4-6, 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Really fun and competitive match. Very tight and either of us could have clinched it. "  -- Andy

Current Rankings:

  1. Sanpaul Singh [W3] 6
  2. Nabil Andaloussi [W2, L3] 5
  3. Tristan Paton [W1] 2
  4. Greg Simkins [W1, L1] 2
  5. Liam Sumner 9.2 [W1, L1] 2
  6. Graham Bowles 9.2 [L2] 1
  7. Keir Jackson 8.2 [L1]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentLiam Sumner bt Nabil Andaloussi (Aug 2) 7-5, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Another closely fought match with tight games. Cheers Nabil. "  -- Liam
Reveal CommentSanpaul Singh bt Nabil Andaloussi (Jul 31) 6-1, 6-7 (5-7), 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for an epic match."  -- Sanpaul
Reveal CommentNabil Andaloussi bt Graham Bowles (Jul 29) 2-6, 6-2, [10-7]

Player Comments:

  • "Well played. really close game. looking forward to a rematch!"  -- Nabil
Reveal CommentSanpaul Singh bt Greg Simkins (Jul 17) 6-0, 7-6 (8-6)

Player Comments:

  • "Great match and a very intense second set in the blistering heat."  -- Sanpaul
Reveal CommentSanpaul Singh bt Liam Sumner (Jul 10) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, match was much closer than scoreline suggests."  -- Sanpaul
Reveal CommentNabil Andaloussi bt Keir Jackson (Jul 1) 6-4, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, lots of good plays and got real close towards the end! "  -- Nabil
Reveal CommentGreg Simkins bt Nabil Andaloussi (Jun 26) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a great game!"  -- Greg
Tristan Paton bt Graham Bowles (Jun 25) 6-3, 7-5

Current Rankings:

  1. Cecil Sagoe [W5, UF1] 13 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Will Hutchinson 9.1 [W3, L1, UF1] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Daniel Fossey [W3, L2] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Jack Butler [W2, L1] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Jack Copas [W1, L4] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Michael Kenny 10.1 [W1, L2] 3
  7. Yuli Levtov [L3] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  8. Dean James [L2]

Match Results:

Daniel Fossey bt Jack Copas (Jul 29) 6-3, 6-2
Reveal CommentCecil Sagoe bt Michael Kenny (Jul 21) 4-6, 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game. Really enjoyed it. Your dropshots were incredible!"  -- Cecil
Reveal CommentMichael Kenny bt Jack Copas (Jul 17) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Lots of very close games and one rally which was unbelievable but exhausting in the heat! "  -- Jack
Jack Butler bt Will Hutchinson (Jul 12) 7-5, 4-6, 6-4
Will Hutchinson bt Yuli Levtov (Jul 11) 6-1, 6-1
Will Hutchinson v Cecil Sagoe (Jul 9) 6-2, 6-7 (2-7) TBC
Reveal CommentWill Hutchinson bt Daniel Fossey (Jul 4) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Closer than the scoreline suggests - I’ll make sure I’m hungover next time to even things up, cheers for the game!"  -- Will
Cecil Sagoe bt Dean James (Jun 30) 6-1, 6-0
Cecil Sagoe bt Daniel Fossey (Jun 28) 6-4, 6-1
Reveal CommentDaniel Fossey bt Jack Butler (Jun 27) 6-3, 4-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Felt like a war of attrition. Cheers for the game Jack."  -- Daniel
Reveal CommentCecil Sagoe bt Yuli Levtov (Jun 25) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a fun game in the sun."  -- Cecil
Will Hutchinson bt Jack Copas (Jun 24) 6-2, 6-0
Jack Butler bt Michael Kenny (Jun 24) 6-3, 6-2
Jack Copas bt Dean James (Jun 22) 6-3, 6-0
Reveal CommentCecil Sagoe bt Jack Copas (Jun 20) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Really fun first match. Loved the long rallies. "  -- Cecil
Reveal CommentDaniel Fossey bt Yuli Levtov (Jun 19) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Really good match in pretty slippy circumstances. Cheers for the game Yuli."  -- Daniel

Current Rankings:

  1. Warren Darking 10.1 [W6, UF1] 15 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Matias Maldonado [W4, UF2] 9
  3. JEROME FRANCIS [W3, L3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Arun Krishnamoorthy [W2, L1] 4
  5. Kevin Anderson 9.2 [L3] 1
  6. Philip Marsh [L2, UF1]
  7. Anton Short [L2]
  8. Felicity Pilsworth [L4]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentArun Krishnamoorthy bt Felicity Pilsworth (Jul 31) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a fun match Felicity with some great rallies. Good to get this one played on a day that swung between too hot and too wet! "  -- Arun
Reveal CommentWarren Darking bt Arun Krishnamoorthy (Jul 27) 6-4, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "An epic battle that was intense from the outset. Lots of pressure applied from both players that created some very long rallies, and many deuce games. Thanks to Arun for an extremely enjoyable match!"  -- Warren
Reveal CommentMatias Maldonado bt Felicity Pilsworth (Jul 21) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "What a good time, fun and company Felícity is. The score doesn’t reflect the challenge of the game. Her technique is great and has a lot to grow.. will be fun to play again in the future. Wonderful game and better chatting! "  -- Matias
Reveal CommentWarren Darking bt Felicity Pilsworth (Jul 20) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Some great returning from Felicity with some excellent rallies taking the games to deuce numerous times. Good variety of shots throughout with the second set competitive to the end. Very enjoyable match, thanks Felicity! "  -- Warren
Reveal CommentArun Krishnamoorthy bt JEROME FRANCIS (Jul 19) 6-3, 7-6 (7-3)

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the great match Jerome on a scorching Monday evening. There were some great rallies with lots of balls coming back that I wasn't expecting! "  -- Arun
Reveal CommentMatias Maldonado bt Anton Short (Jul 17) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Anton was great fun to play with. We’ve had quite long rallies and, although the sun and heat became a challenge, it didn’t stop us from having a good time. It was a great pleasure to meet Anton and I wish him all the luck and hope we can play again! Until the Next cut! "  -- Matias
Reveal CommentJEROME FRANCIS bt Kevin Anderson (Jul 17) 6-3, 3-6, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "This was an epic match played over two scorching days with our styles really cancelling each other out. Thanks a lot for the fun match Kev!"  -- JEROME
Reveal CommentWarren Darking v Matias Maldonado (Jul 16) 7-5, 2-4 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "An extremely hot day to be playing tennis, with our styles cancelling each other out making the rallies long. Very exciting and enjoyable match so far though! We ran out of time so to be continued..."  -- Warren
Reveal CommentJEROME FRANCIS bt Philip Marsh (Jul 15) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Had a great game against Phil with a lot of long rallies and close points!"  -- JEROME
Matias Maldonado bt Kevin Anderson (Jul 14) Walkover
Reveal CommentWarren Darking bt Kevin Anderson (Jul 8) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Lots of very good rallies that was varied in shot selection and ball placement by Kevin. Definitely a match that made me have to think about what I was doing throughout the whole match. Thanks for a great game Kevin!"  -- Warren
Reveal CommentWarren Darking bt Philip Marsh (Jul 5) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Wow, some seriously good loopy shots coming over the net from Phil which always seemed to be very close to the baseline! Some great games towards the end, a very enjoyable match - thanks Phil :)"  -- Warren
Reveal CommentWarren Darking bt Anton Short (Jul 3) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great match with some excellent competitive rallies. Anton really got into his stride in the second set and there were some tough deuce games to deal with. "  -- Warren
Reveal CommentMatias Maldonado bt JEROME FRANCIS (Jun 30) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "I had a wonderful time playing with Jerome. A great and challenging game, and very good fun. The court was in great conditions and luckily the weather was perfect for the occasion."  -- Matias
Reveal CommentJEROME FRANCIS bt Felicity Pilsworth (Jun 28) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Felicity for the very evenly contested match on a nice warm evening with some very long rallies!"  -- JEROME
Reveal CommentMatias Maldonado v Philip Marsh (Jun 26) 7-5, 2-1 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Playing with Phil was great fun! Nice, long rallies, and some exhausting runs! The early summer sun was daunting, but we managed to play a good match until our time was over. We’re yet to finish the game!"  -- Matias
Reveal CommentWarren Darking bt JEROME FRANCIS (Jun 20) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A classic example of where the score really doesn't do the battles that took place justice. Jerome battled hard in the second set with a number of deuce games that got more intense as the set went on. Excellent match, that was physically challenging. Well done Jerome."  -- Warren

Current Rankings:

  1. Philip Wortrich [W5] 10
  2. Abdul-Rashid Patel 9.2 [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Eddie Boon [W3, L3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  4. HT Teklai [W2, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Rosa Ryou [L3] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Victoria Marshall [L2] withdrawn 1
  7. Elaine Crisp [L3]
  8. Ismail Sik 10.1

Match Results:

Reveal CommentAbdul-Rashid Patel bt Elaine Crisp (Jul 23) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyed our match, thanks Elaine "  -- Abdul-Rashid
Reveal CommentPhilip Wortrich bt Elaine Crisp (Jul 22) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Many thanks, Elaine"  -- Philip
Reveal CommentEddie Boon bt Elaine Crisp (Jul 20) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A really enjoyable game played in intense heat and sunshine. Lots of decent long rallies and quite a few advantage points. definitely a game of fine margins. "  -- Eddie
Reveal CommentPhilip Wortrich bt HT Teklai (Jul 18) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Many thanks for an enjoyable hit on a scorching afternoon!"  -- Philip
  • lly aggressive baseline play and a well deserved win. Good luck in the rest of your games." -- HT Teklai
Reveal CommentPhilip Wortrich bt Rosa Ryou (Jul 13) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Many thanks Rosa"  -- Philip
Reveal CommentEddie Boon bt Rosa Ryou (Jul 11) 4-0, 4-2

Player Comments:

  • "Ealy morning game, enjoyable, some nice baseline rallies. We both are working on our serves!"  -- Eddie
Reveal CommentHT Teklai bt Eddie Boon (Jul 8) 4-0, 4-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thank you for the game and good luck in the rest of your matches."  -- HT
Reveal CommentPhilip Wortrich bt Eddie Boon (Jul 7) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the hit, Eddie!"  -- Philip
Reveal CommentHT Teklai bt Rosa Ryou (Jul 4) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Very nice to meet you and thank you for the game. All the best. "  -- HT
Philip Wortrich bt Abdul-Rashid Patel (Jul 3) Walkover
Reveal CommentEddie Boon bt Victoria Marshall (Jun 26) 4-1, 3-5, [10-5]

Player Comments:

  • "An enjoyable match which ebbed and flowed, including a healthy number of baseline rallies."  -- Eddie
Reveal CommentAbdul-Rashid Patel bt HT Teklai (Jun 24) 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Good match, thanks HT"  -- Abdul-Rashid
  • "Thank you for the game, very well played with some excellent net play." -- HT
Abdul-Rashid Patel bt Victoria Marshall (Jun 20) 6-0, 6-1
Abdul-Rashid Patel bt Eddie Boon (Jun 19) 4-0, 4-0

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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.

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Player name, [LTA rating - if known], 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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