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Collapse AllWatford Parks Singles - Round 2 | Thursday 11 November 2021 to Wednesday 5 January 2022 (Midpoint: Wednesday 8 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. Premal Mandalia [W2, L1, UF1] 7 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Alin Banica [W1, L3] 5 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Nicholas Campbell 7.2 [W2] 4
  4. Advait Kapadia 8.2 [W1, L1, UF1] 3
  5. Laurentiu Chisan [W1, L1] 3
  6. Leigh Debbage [W1, L2] 3

Match Results:

Reveal CommentLaurentiu Chisan bt Leigh Debbage (Dec 18) 2-6, 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for playing Leigh! Good luck on your next matches!"  -- Laurentiu

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentAlin Banica bt Laurentiu Chisan (Dec 11) 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 (10-8)

Player Comments:

  • "Great match, Laurentiu! Really enjoyed it and had some great close games. All the best and hope we will play again. "  -- Alin
Reveal CommentNicholas Campbell bt Premal Mandalia (Dec 4) 7-5, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great games.....tough to play nick...well done mate"  -- Premal
Reveal CommentAdvait Kapadia bt Alin Banica (Dec 4) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good game with the winter sun out."  -- Advait
Reveal CommentAdvait Kapadia v Premal Mandalia (Nov 28) 7-5, 2-6 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "freezing but sunny ! Good game tbc "  -- Advait
Reveal CommentLeigh Debbage bt Alin Banica (Nov 28) 7-5, 2-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very competitive match, with a lot of long games. Well done Leigh!"  -- Alin
Reveal CommentNicholas Campbell bt Advait Kapadia (Nov 21) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Good way to spend a Sunday morning. Adi likely made too many errors in the first set, but almost pulled it back in the second. Good luck with the other games! "  -- Nicholas
Reveal CommentPremal Mandalia bt Leigh Debbage (Nov 15) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "great game!"  -- Premal
Reveal CommentPremal Mandalia bt Alin Banica (Nov 13) 6-0, 7-6 (7-3)

Player Comments:

  • "Great first game...entertaining rallies...thank you!"  -- Premal

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. NJ Halley [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Daniel Ditri [W1, L1] 2 RUNNER UP
  3. Gaurav Baral [L1]
  4. Mark Jenkins [L1]
  5. Tony Fairbairn [L1]
  6. Luke Murphy

Match Results:

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentNJ Halley bt Daniel Ditri (Nov 23) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Good match with some great points. Dan increased his intensity in the 2nd set and got to a 4-1 lead, however I held serve and increased my return percentage and managed to close out the game. Thanks for the match mate!"  -- NJ
Reveal CommentNJ Halley bt Gaurav Baral (Nov 21) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, thanks for coming down"  -- NJ
Reveal CommentDaniel Ditri bt Mark Jenkins (Nov 18) 6-0, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great game Mark. Really enjoyed it and had some great close games. Best of luck in your other matches "  -- Daniel
NJ Halley bt Tony Fairbairn (Nov 17) 6-0, 6-1

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Sanket Desai [W3] 6 WINNER
  2. Alvin Sooben [W2, L1] 4 RUNNER UP
  3. Mick Wright [W2, L2] 4
  4. Andrei Davidoaia [W1, L2] 2
  5. Amit Sapra [L3]
  6. Ross Spencer

Match Results:

Reveal CommentSanket Desai bt Andrei Davidoaia (Dec 30) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "The match was great! Nice rallies and shots. Sanket is ambidextrous which is really cool!"  -- Andrei
Reveal CommentSanket Desai bt Alvin Sooben (Dec 20) 6-2, 7-6 (9-7)

Player Comments:

  • "It was fun playing with u Alvin, some very close games Enjoyed thoroughly "  -- Sanket
Reveal CommentSanket Desai bt Mick Wright (Dec 18) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "It was great playing with u Mick after a break Some of your shots were really nice "  -- Sanket
Reveal CommentAlvin Sooben bt Amit Sapra (Dec 18) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great game! Amit is a friendly and competitive player! "  -- Alvin
Reveal CommentMick Wright bt Amit Sapra (Dec 11) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Amit has some nice shots and it was an enjoyable match"  -- Mick
Reveal CommentMick Wright bt Andrei Davidoaia (Nov 28) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Competitive match. Andrei has a lovely sliced drop shot and the match was full of good rallies. Enjoyable "  -- Mick
Andrei Davidoaia bt Amit Sapra (Nov 21) 6-0, 6-2

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentAlvin Sooben bt Mick Wright (Nov 20) 6-3, 7-6 (8-6)

Player Comments:

  • "Great match. Alvin is a top guy and string player who makes few unforced errors"  -- Mick

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Piyush Sharma [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Graham Keen [W2, L1] 7 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Simba Chasakwa [W1, L2] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Naboth Gaza [W1, L3] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Sebastian Hall [L1]
  6. Sivendra Gajendra [L2]

Match Results:

Naboth Gaza bt Sivendra Gajendra (Jan 2) 6-4, 6-2
Piyush Sharma bt Sivendra Gajendra (Dec 18) 7-5, 6-3
Reveal CommentGraham Keen bt Naboth Gaza (Dec 3) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Naboth. Good Luck for the rest of the round"  -- Graham
Reveal CommentGraham Keen bt Simba Chasakwa (Nov 25) 6-4, 0-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great match Simba and well played. Pleased we brought our caps, the sun certainly played its part on a few points! Good luck in your remaining games. "  -- Graham

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentPiyush Sharma bt Graham Keen (Nov 24) 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "Great game Graham!! Good luck with the rest of the games."  -- Piyush
  • "Great match up. Really enjoyed it. Thanks for a close game Piyush." -- Graham
Simba Chasakwa bt Naboth Gaza (Nov 23) 6-3, 4-6, 6-4
Reveal CommentPiyush Sharma bt Sebastian Hall (Nov 21) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great game and great player!" -- Sebastian
Piyush Sharma bt Naboth Gaza (Nov 17) 6-0, 6-4
Piyush Sharma bt Simba Chasakwa (Nov 15) 7-6 (7-5), 6-0

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Nick Dickins [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Sam Summer [W4, L1] 11 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Nick Wilson [W2, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Nick Johnstone [W1, L4] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Paul Malorer [W1, L2] 2
  6. Rita Tennant [L4]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentNick Johnstone bt Rita Tennant (Jan 3) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Fun game, thank you!"  -- Nick
Nick Dickins bt Paul Malorer (Dec 30) Walkover
Reveal CommentSam Summer bt Rita Tennant (Dec 17) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Rita. "  -- Sam
Reveal CommentPaul Malorer bt Nick Johnstone (Dec 12) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good game in tough conditions at times, a few hilarious rallies to keep us warm! Thanks Nick (J) and all the best with the rest of the competition.."  -- Paul
Reveal CommentNick Dickins bt Nick Wilson (Dec 5) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Nick. The score doesn’t reflect the closeness of the games. "  -- Nick
Reveal CommentNick Dickins bt Rita Tennant (Dec 3) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Rita better luck next time. "  -- Nick
Reveal CommentSam Summer bt Paul Malorer (Nov 29) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Final result doesn’t justice the match quality, so many long rallies and a little luck for me. Well played Paul "  -- Sam
Nick Wilson bt Rita Tennant (Nov 28) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentSam Summer bt Nick Johnstone (Nov 25) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great to meet you Nick. Well played great sportsmanship 🎾 "  -- Sam
Reveal CommentNick Dickins bt Nick Johnstone (Nov 24) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good game Nick J The score does not reflect how close the match was. Many thanks Nick D. "  -- Nick
Nick Wilson bt Nick Johnstone (Nov 20) 6-1, 6-4

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentNick Dickins bt Sam Summer (Nov 18) 6-7 (3-7), 7-5, 7-6 (7-4)

Player Comments:

  • "I’m not sure I will be able to walk tomorrow after that gruelling match. Well played Sam thanks for the game. "  -- Nick
Sam Summer bt Nick Wilson (Nov 14) 4-1, 4-1

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Samuel Street [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Sean Meyler [W3, L2] 8 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Meti Gashi [W2] 4
  4. Harish Dabasia [W1, L3] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Silviu Negoita [W1] 2
  6. Roderick McNamara [W1, L3] 2
  7. Estefania Hernandez Alvarez [L3] 2 includes 2 bonus points

Match Results:

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentMeti Gashi bt Sean Meyler (Dec 30) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great match!"  -- Sean
Reveal CommentSilviu Negoita bt Harish Dabasia (Dec 29) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Although there were some high winds, we had a great time playing, lots of laughs and some coffee after the match."  -- Silviu
Reveal CommentSean Meyler bt Roderick McNamara (Dec 24) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great game and lovely to meet Rod!"  -- Sean
Meti Gashi bt Roderick McNamara (Dec 12) 6-1, 6-0
Roderick McNamara bt Estefania Hernandez Alvarez (Dec 5) 6-4, 6-1
Samuel Street bt Harish Dabasia (Nov 30) 6-1, 6-2
Reveal CommentSamuel Street bt Sean Meyler (Nov 29) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great match! Well played by Sam"  -- Sean
Harish Dabasia bt Roderick McNamara (Nov 24) 6-2, 6-1
Reveal CommentSean Meyler bt Estefania Hernandez Alvarez (Nov 20) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great game! Really fun"  -- Sean
Reveal CommentSean Meyler bt Harish Dabasia (Nov 17) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Really fun game! Harish picked up some unbelievable return shots. Some great rallies were had too. "  -- Sean
Samuel Street bt Estefania Hernandez Alvarez (Nov 14) 6-0, 6-0

Results

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

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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