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Collapse AllWest Ham Park & Newham Singles - Round 42 | Thursday 19 August 2021 to Wednesday 13 October 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 15 September 2021)

It was great to see so many players out on court during this Round, enjoying friendly, competitive tennis and making new friends. We hope you had a great time battling it out! There is just one more Round for 2021 and we’re looking forward to having you join us again. We think Local Tennis Leagues players are the keenest of them all, so it’ll be no surprise to see many of you back out there during the cooler months. Join now to secure your place!

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Phil Zana 6.2 [W5, L1] 13 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Devanshu Jain 8.2 [W4, L2] 10 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Harry Touche [W4, L2] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Alan Lam [W2, L4] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Massimo Furness [W3] 6
  6. Mo Noor [W1, L5] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Winston Balfourth [W1, L4] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  8. Mark Nichols [L2] withdrawn

Match Results:

Reveal CommentWinston Balfourth bt Mo Noor (Oct 10) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Been a long time since we last played. Always a pleasure playing Mo. He didn't quite get going today but as always played in a great sporting manner."  -- Winston
Reveal CommentAlan Lam bt Mo Noor (Oct 8) 6-1, 3-6, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Long battle as always with Mo. Our last match lasted three hours so happy this ended after 2. I won the first set and I don't think I've played better than that in recent times. In the second set, Mo started reading and working out my game, especially my dropshots and slice, and raced to a 4-0 headstart. I switched attack to defence and dug dig. Grinding out each point with Mo, I managed to claw back the score to 5-3 and had break points to get back on serve but Mo was solid and served it out. Eventually, in the third set, as points were so brutal in the second, I think Mo's feet started giving way. I played more aggressively, and fortunately it worked to my advantage. Look forward to playing again. Cheers Mo."  -- Alan
Phil Zana bt Mo Noor (Sep 23) 6-4, 6-3
Massimo Furness bt Devanshu Jain (Sep 19) 6-3, 6-1
Massimo Furness bt Phil Zana (Sep 18) 3-6, 6-2, 6-1
Massimo Furness bt Alan Lam (Sep 15) 6-4, 6-2
Phil Zana bt Devanshu Jain (Sep 11) 6-4, 6-2
Reveal CommentDevanshu Jain bt Alan Lam (Sep 7) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Another great game against Alan, his consistency doesn’t allow any easy points. I was serving well and hitting hard but still didn’t manage an ace and limited winners. Looking forward to playing again"  -- Devanshu
Reveal CommentHarry Touche bt Mo Noor (Sep 7) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good to play Mo again after an absence. Unfortunately we both let ourselves down a little across the match with some really poor finishing. However, some great new play and lobbing from both sides led to the occasional super point. Looking forward to next time"  -- Harry

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentHarry Touche bt Winston Balfourth (Sep 5) 7-6 (7-5), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Super game as always, despite scorching conditions which led to both of us tiring quickly. Great to play as always, until next time!"  -- Harry
Reveal CommentAlan Lam bt Winston Balfourth (Sep 5) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game. Definitely caught Winston on an off day. The match was summed up on match point. We were trading balls when Winston hit a good approach shot and then came to the net to volley a ball, which dropped near the net. I sprinted forward to attempt a passing shot but managed to frame it instead, which then the shot somehow turned into a lob that sailed over Winston and sneaked in. Very bizarre!! Look forward to our next match."  -- Alan
Reveal CommentDevanshu Jain bt Winston Balfourth (Sep 4) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Score line doesn’t reflect the quality of match Many games went on multiple deuces and could have gone either way Always great playing with Winston"  -- Devanshu
Devanshu Jain bt Harry Touche (Sep 1) 6-4, 6-4
Reveal CommentPhil Zana bt Harry Touche (Aug 30) 7-6 (8-6), 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great game as always, it literally could not have been closer in the first set. Still haven't taken a set against Phil, next time, next time..."  -- Harry
Phil Zana bt Alan Lam (Aug 29) 7-6 (8-6), 2-6, 6-0
Reveal CommentMo Noor bt Mark Nichols (Aug 28) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Nice to meet Mark for the first timehe has a promising serve and the scoreline could have been very different had Mark capitalised on some of his chances. Thanks for the game "  -- Mo
Devanshu Jain bt Mo Noor (Aug 26) 6-4, 6-1
Reveal CommentHarry Touche bt Alan Lam (Aug 25) 6-1, 3-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Top match as always with plenty of back and forth. It got cagey early in the 3rd set with Alan going 2-0 up, but I managed to pull it back by being more aggressive and turned it around. Looking forward to next time!"  -- Harry
Reveal CommentHarry Touche bt Mark Nichols (Aug 21) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Tough conditions where neither of us really played our best game due to the rain. Looking forward to playing again in better weather, I think it'll be a closer match!"  -- Harry
Phil Zana bt Winston Balfourth (Aug 21) 6-1, 6-2

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Ivan Georgiev 7.1 [W5, L1] 12 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Asad Shan [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Keng Goh [W3, L2, UF1] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Jeffrey Wan 8.2 [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Reg Coker 8.1 [L2, UF1] 3
  6. Hugo Lock [L4] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Patrick Doorly [L4] 3 includes 2 bonus points

Match Results:

Reveal CommentKeng Goh v Reg Coker (Oct 13) 5-7, 6-1 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Third set, 2:1 to Reg Tragically, we ran out of time to complete the 3rd set just as the match was becoming juicy, in Reg's word. It was a tight first set, but Reg kept his composure despite being a break down to win the last 3 games to take the set. A few loose points at the start of the 2nd set saw Reg fall 0:3 down, and that gave me room to be aggressive and win the 2nd set. By this point, we ran it of time so the match continues ..."  -- Keng
Reveal CommentAsad Shan bt Ivan Georgiev (Oct 11) 6-4, 7-6 (7-4)

Player Comments:

  • "Ivan is evidently known as the most solid respected player on Westham territory. Having played 5 hours yesterday, I was knackered arriving at 10.30am. Ivan went into a lead straight away 4-2 before I won 4 games in a row, the last game lasted 30 minutes with over 20 deuces. I was spent and took it’s toll. I did have match point at 5-4 again but Ivan being Ivan fought back and it was a tie break and cramps started popping in every part of my legs and I was just glad to wrap this up when Ivan’s shot hit the net, thank you so much Ivan for a hard fought epic match and look forward to playing more matches and hitting soon. "  -- Asad
Reveal CommentIvan Georgiev bt Patrick Doorly (Oct 9) 6-0, 4-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "It was nice playing Patrick for a first time. I had the advantage to play the second match for the day and my rhythm was good, while Patrick was playing more aggressively and made too many errors in the first set. That change in the second set when the errors became winners. Fortunately for me I managed to defend better in the last set. Looking forward to play again"  -- Ivan
Reveal CommentIvan Georgiev bt Jeffrey Wan (Oct 2) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Nice match with one of my regular hitting partners. Unlike our usual hits I had to defend most of the time, while Jeff was varying his game, and despite having way more winners than me was unlucky to convert his advantage in the few long games we had in the 2nd set."  -- Ivan
Reveal CommentKeng Goh bt Hugo Lock (Sep 24) 5-7, 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "What an amazing match against Hugo! Coming into the match, I had a sneaking suspicion that Hugo was playing himself into form from his previous matches. I was not wrong. The match was super competitive throughout with both players hitting freely. Really looking forward to hitting with Hugo again. Good luck in your remaining matches Hugo!"  -- Keng
Reveal CommentKeng Goh bt Patrick Doorly (Sep 15) 6-1, 7-6 (7-3)

Player Comments:

  • "It was great fun playing against Patrick. Both of us were a bit tight in the first set but I managed to limit my errors and take the 1st set. Patrick came storming back in the 2nd set and raced to a 5:1 lead. I managed to claw my way back to set up a tie break and momentum carried me through to take the win. Thanks for the game Patrick and looking forward to playing again soon."  -- Keng
Reveal CommentAsad Shan bt Hugo Lock (Sep 9) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Hugo is a lovely bloke with great banter during breaks and good laughs. We both started strong breaking each other’s serve. Hugo has a super fast serve and super athletic so it was very tricky to play him. I managed to go into a 5-2 lead before Hugo hit another gear and pushing me into the corner. We had one deuce game lasting 15 minutes and luckily I won that and held my nerve to the take the first set. Second set started with holding serves with eventually Hugo being broken and I led 5-2. Knowing how tricky Hugo is to pass by, I luckily closed the set on my serve. Great playing you H and look forward to more playing in the future. Good luck with remaining games. "  -- Asad
Reveal CommentJeffrey Wan bt Hugo Lock (Sep 8) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely meeting and playing Hugo. We managed to get lucky and had perfect weather for tennis. Good luck in your remaining matches."  -- Jeffrey
Reveal CommentAsad Shan bt Patrick Doorly (Sep 5) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "It was a glorious Sunday and it was my second group match with an opponent unknown to me. Patrick turned out to be an awesome opponent . He has a good game overall and super athletic. We both started strongly before I took the first set. Second set literally went on serve till Patrick broke my serve and I had to hit some next gears to survive and not go into a third set. It was a pleasure playing you Patrick and look forward to hitting balls soon , thanks "  -- Asad
Reveal CommentJeffrey Wan bt Keng Goh (Sep 4) 6-2, 7-6 (7-4)

Player Comments:

  • "An absolute pleasure playing Keng. We play on a regular basis and know each other's game quite well, as usual it is never easy facing him. The match took two days to finish and every point had to be earned. Lady luck was on my side and I managed to take the first set. On the second set, Keng, as American Football Player Marshawn Lynch would say, went into Beast Mode (a term referring to a player being unstoppable) and started leading the set - It felt impossible to win a point off of him. I had to crawl myself out of the hole and managed to level the score. Thankfully, lady luck stuck by my side and i managed to win the second set. Honestly it could have gone either way. Keng - thank you for the match. thanks jeff wan"  -- Jeffrey
Reveal CommentIvan Georgiev bt Reg Coker (Sep 1) 3-6, 3-0 Reg Coker Retired

Player Comments:

  • "The match started very good with fast pace, which was best for Reg who managed to hit many winners. Unfortunately he picked up back injury and could hardly moved in the second set. I would be happy to try and finish the match if he recovers before the end of the round."  -- Ivan
Reveal CommentJeffrey Wan bt Patrick Doorly (Aug 30) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely to play Patrick on a bank holiday morning. Good luck on your remaining matches."  -- Jeffrey

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentAsad Shan bt Reg Coker (Aug 28) 6-2, 4-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "I have been playing tennis in West Ham Park for the last 10 years and Reg is someone that I have admired from a distance as I have never played him but always used to watch his game and was in awe. So playing him for the first time was a nerve wracking experience as I knew that he was a complete game player and this was going to be a tough day. I had booked a court for three hours we ended up completing it in nearly 4 hours. The match started in a very fast fashion way, Where I took the lead in the first set and closed it quickly before Reg hit back hard and took the second set. Most rallies will be in counted at 20+. Luckily for me I scraped through in the final set. Thank you Reg for being an amazing opponent and it was my pleasure."  -- Asad
Reveal CommentKeng Goh bt Asad Shan (Aug 27) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "An intense and competitive match played over two days! Having been shown Asad's Wikipedia page, I knew it was going to be tough given that Asad played county level tennis. With an all court game and high tennis mind, Asad has the unique ability to make the court seem small to the opponent. Great match Asad and looking forward to our next match" -- Keng
Reveal CommentIvan Georgiev bt Keng Goh (Aug 23) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Really long and physically testing match. We know each other game very well and usually the one who is atacking more end up on the loosing side, so we both choose to play safe, which meant plenty of rallies with 20 + shots. As per standard the first set lasted over 2 hours and the match went into the next day, when I managed to win 3 games in a row and win the match before Keng calibrated his shots."  -- Ivan
Reveal CommentIvan Georgiev bt Hugo Lock (Aug 21) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable match with nice fast pace rallies, not typical for my style. Looking forward to play again."  -- Ivan

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. David Arnaud [W4, L1, UF1] 12 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Miglen Emilov [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Kenneth Lai [W2, L1] 4
  4. Sida Chen 9.1 [W1, UF1] 3
  5. David Neal [L3] 3
  6. Malcolm Bryant [L2] 1
  7. Michael Stepankin [L3]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentKenneth Lai bt Michael Stepankin (Oct 13) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Many thanks for the game! Couple of close games and good rallies. All the best"  -- Kenneth
Reveal CommentKenneth Lai bt David Arnaud (Oct 12) 7-6 (7-1), 3-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A really long match with lots of great rallies and many games going to deuce. It was clear both of us could easily play consistent but it would be mentally and physically draining so it was a game decided by being more aggressive. The first set could have gone either way with breaks back and forth and the lead switching around. The 2nd set David took an early break and played some great attacking tennis and held on to take the set. In the final set, I think I had a bit more left in the tank and again with some close deuce games, I was lucky to get a double break and see out the match. All the best for the remaining matches and look forward to play against sometime - Ken"  -- Kenneth
Reveal CommentSida Chen v David Arnaud (Oct 12) 2-6, 6-4, 4-2 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Sid to serve at 40-30"  -- Sida
Reveal CommentSida Chen bt David Neal (Oct 9) 6-3, 3-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyable match with David! I think we both played pretty well and I was lucky to get through it in the end with a little more gas left in the tank."  -- Sida
Reveal CommentDavid Arnaud bt Malcolm Bryant (Sep 30) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "This match was played in tricky conditions.very windy."  -- David
Reveal CommentMiglen Emilov bt David Neal (Sep 26) 7-5, 5-7, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "2 days long epic match, which can go both ways. Fast and consistent David is dangerous opponent. We both had nice shots and momentums of winning 5 games in a row. Trilling encounter, looking forward for another play David! All best in rest of your matches."  -- Miglen
Reveal CommentMiglen Emilov bt Kenneth Lai (Sep 22) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Ken is good player, coming back from injury. He start strong saving 7 break points and lead 3:1 in first set. Enjoying match with some long rallies and winner and same time some mistakes from both sides. Happy to meet and play another cool player in the area"  -- Miglen
Reveal CommentDavid Arnaud bt Miglen Emilov (Sep 12) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Always a pleasure playing Miglen and his very varied game."  -- David
Reveal CommentMiglen Emilov bt Malcolm Bryant (Sep 10) 3-6, 7-5, 4-1 Malcolm Bryant Retired

Player Comments:

  • "We play in 2 days this match. Malcolm is solid club player and can punish anyone with his powerful forehand. We had some great rallies, points and enjoy great tennis. Unfortunately on the second day Malcolm retire when was 4:1 for me in the third set. I looking forward to play you again Malcolm."  -- Miglen

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentDavid Arnaud bt David Neal (Sep 8) 3-6, 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "This felt like a titanic battle that had to be played over three meetings to be finished. Really enjoyable playing David and so looking forward to another contest" -- David A
Reveal CommentMiglen Emilov bt Michael Stepankin (Sep 5) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Nice to meet nice people on court like Michael. Looking forward to play again and wish him good luck in rest of his matches."  -- Miglen
David Arnaud bt Michael Stepankin (Aug 28) 6-1, 6-0

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Pavel Andel [W2, L2] 7 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Guillaume Chiron [W2] 4 RUNNER UP
  3. Ruben Vázquez [W1] 2
  4. Cristiano Barbato [L2] 2
  5. Dinh PHAM [L1]
  6. Rajendra Khokher withdrawn
  7. Reza Doobary

Match Results:

Pavel Andel bt Cristiano Barbato (Sep 5) 3-6, 6-3, 6-3

Match of the Group:

Guillaume Chiron bt Pavel Andel (Sep 3) 7-5, 4-6, 6-4
Pavel Andel bt Dinh PHAM (Aug 29) 6-0, 6-2
Reveal CommentGuillaume Chiron bt Cristiano Barbato (Aug 26) 6-2, 4-6, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "Really tough battle. I really enjoyed it. Tx cristiano"  -- Guillaume
Ruben Vázquez bt Pavel Andel (Aug 22) 7-6 (7-1), 6-1

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Sandev Srinivas 10.1 [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Chris Stosio [W3, L1, UF1] 9 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Alfred Emeka [W1, L2, UF2] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Andreas Lang [W1, L4] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Mike Kosco [L3, UF1] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Kunal Singhal [W1, UF1] 3
  7. Oliver Bennathan [L1, UF3] 1

Match Results:

Reveal CommentKunal Singhal bt Andreas Lang (Oct 3) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great match!"  -- Kunal
Reveal CommentMike Kosco v Alfred Emeka (Sep 26) 3-6, 7-5, 1-2 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Alfred to serve"  -- Mike
Reveal CommentKunal Singhal v Oliver Bennathan (Sep 19) 6-4, 3-3 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Kunal Serving"  -- Kunal
Reveal CommentChris Stosio bt Andreas Lang (Sep 19) 6-1, 4-6, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Very competitive game, score does not necessarily reflect it. Excellent drop shots. Hope to play again soon. "  -- Chris
Reveal CommentSandev Srinivas bt Oliver Bennathan (Sep 17) 6-0, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great early morning match! Thanks Oliver"  -- Sandev
Reveal CommentChris Stosio bt Alfred Emeka (Sep 15) 6-1, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, very close second set"  -- Chris
Reveal CommentChris Stosio v Oliver Bennathan (Sep 13) 7-5, 1-2 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Great competitive game, not much in between. Looking forward to continuing soon. Cheers"  -- Chris

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentAndreas Lang bt Mike Kosco (Sep 13) 1-6, 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyable and competitive game. Thanks Mike"  -- Andreas
Reveal CommentSandev Srinivas bt Andreas Lang (Sep 11) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great evening of tennis under the sun. We played another set after the match, and Andreas beat me comfortably at 6-4. So definitely got through lucky in the first two sets before Andreas found his rhythm!"  -- Sandev
Reveal CommentChris Stosio bt Mike Kosco (Sep 11) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, good rallies. Enjoyed West ham courts."  -- Chris
Reveal CommentAlfred Emeka bt Andreas Lang (Sep 5) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great game and great rallies. Andreas was a bit rusty haven't played for a while but a very good tennis player. Good luck with the rest of the rounds, hope to play with you again soon."  -- Alfred
Reveal CommentSandev Srinivas bt Chris Stosio (Aug 31) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Some awesome rallies with Chris, loads of games either going to deuce or service love, not much in between! Good luck with the rest of the league!"  -- Sandev
Reveal CommentSandev Srinivas bt Alfred Emeka (Aug 30) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Alfred is an old friend, had a great time catching up and playing a game. Good luck with the rest of the league!"  -- Sandev
Reveal CommentSandev Srinivas bt Mike Kosco (Aug 28) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great rallies with Mike, scoreline doesn't show at all how close some games were. Thanks for the great match!"  -- Sandev
Reveal CommentOliver Bennathan v Alfred Emeka (Aug 20) 6-1, 3-3 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Sorry we didn't get to finish this one as the second set was looking to be an exciting one. All the best Alfred!"  -- Oliver

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Vitalii Tiutiunnyk 9.1 [W6] 14 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Glenn Hufancia [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Ken Jarrad 10.2 [W3, L2] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Miles Thomas 8.2 [W1, L3, UF1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Tamzin Ámin 8.2 [W1, L2, UF1] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Alexander Wilson-Thame [L5] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Christopher Whitehead [L2]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentVitalii Tiutiunnyk bt Alexander Wilson-Thame (Oct 9) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Oh, what a great match! It looked like Alex needed the first set to warm up properly, but then in the second set the consistency of his returns and serve accuracy was significantly improved, and he also started to mix up his powerful flat serves with deceptively slow ones, which made it quite difficult for me to break his serve games. It was a very close second set and I was mentally preparing myself to play the third. Alex, thanks for the game, I enjoyed very much and hope to play with you in the next rounds soon!"  -- Vitalii
Reveal CommentMiles Thomas v Tamzin Ámin (Sep 29) 4-6, 6-2 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Good to play Tamzin again. Gusty conditions and long points made it hard work. Hope we may get to play the decider before the end of the group. M"  -- Miles
Reveal CommentGlenn Hufancia bt Ken Jarrad (Sep 26) 6-7 (2-7), 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Super long match with rallies that felt endless. Ken was so consistent throughout the match that I found it difficult to win a game. I enjoyed playing with you Ken and keep it up! Best of luck in your next match!"  -- Glenn
Reveal CommentVitalii Tiutiunnyk bt Christopher Whitehead (Sep 18) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "It was a good match with a couple of very intense points. Chris didn't hesitate to come to the net to put some pressure and also managed to hit a couple of very precise lobs while defending. Thanks for the match and good luck further in the League!"  -- Vitalii
Reveal CommentGlenn Hufancia bt Alexander Wilson-Thame (Sep 17) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "I enjoyed long rallies throughout the game, several lucky (unlucky) balls crawling over the net, and a “backhand slice party” on a Friday night with Alex. Thanks for a great match and best of luck in your upcoming matches!"  -- Glenn
Ken Jarrad bt Christopher Whitehead (Sep 11) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentGlenn Hufancia bt Miles Thomas (Sep 8) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Miles made it difficult for me to hold serve, a lot of deuces and eight match points saved. He made me defend most of the time and I had to return balls with precision every single game otherwise it is a winner for him. I enjoyed the long rallies with Miles and I think I got lucky on a volley shot which was clearly a winner for him. Thank you, Miles, for an exciting match, and best of luck in your upcoming matches!"  -- Glenn
Ken Jarrad bt Miles Thomas (Sep 5) 6-4, 3-6, 6-2
Reveal CommentGlenn Hufancia bt Tamzin Ámin (Sep 3) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Tamzin is a great competitor with a strong forehand and defensive play. Although we had a lot of deuces and long rallies, I still enjoyed the match, and I think I was a bit lucky today. Thanks Tamzin for a great time and best of luck in your other matches! "  -- Glenn
Reveal CommentVitalii Tiutiunnyk bt Glenn Hufancia (Sep 1) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very intense match with a lot of net points and dropshots. An impeccable defense from Glenn in the second set made it quite challenging for me to close the match. Thanks for the game and good luck in the League!"  -- Vitalii
Reveal CommentVitalii Tiutiunnyk bt Ken Jarrad (Aug 28) 6-4, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Good match in a little bit windy conditions with plenty of long rallies and approaching shots from both sides. I needed some time to adjust to strong and solid serves from Ken in the first set, also inside-out forehand slices on the approach caught me by surprise a couple of times. Thanks for the match and good luck in the League!"  -- Vitalii

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentMiles Thomas bt Alexander Wilson-Thame (Aug 27) 6-2, 5-7, 7-6 (7-3)

Player Comments:

  • "Great match with Alex. I was cruising at 6-2 5-2 40-15 but he dug in and took the second set 7-5. The third went to a tie break and with him 3-0 up I won the next 7 points. He is pretty new to tennis so should rise up the groups over coming years. He has a really fast first serve and a pretty consistent second one too. Good fun. Cheers Alex"  -- Miles
Reveal CommentTamzin Ámin bt Alexander Wilson-Thame (Aug 25) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A match where the score line does not reflect the closeness of the game. Long games, nice rallies and some bullet serves from Alex! All played in good humour throughout. "  -- Tamzin
Reveal CommentVitalii Tiutiunnyk bt Miles Thomas (Aug 24) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Nice match with plenty of good rallies and very solid and consistent serves from Miles! Thanks for playing and good luck in the League!"  -- Vitalii
Reveal CommentVitalii Tiutiunnyk bt Tamzin Ámin (Aug 22) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Occasional rain required quick adjustments to somewhat wet and slippery court conditions and encouraged moving the opponent around the court. It was an intense match, especially the second set, with plently of attacking shots and winners from both sides. Tamzin, thank you for a good match, I really enjoyed it and hope to play a rematch sometime soon!"  -- Vitalii
Ken Jarrad bt Alexander Wilson-Thame (Aug 21) 6-3, 7-5

Group Summary:

This was a very close group with Mirco and Uche both winning 6 matches and earning 14 points, so it all came down to their head to head which Mirco won after 2 hours 15 minutes... well played both!

Final Rankings:

  1. Mirco Valenza 10.1 [W6, L1] 14 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Uche Chukwu [W6, L1] 14 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Alexei Coban 10.1 [W2, L2, UF1] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Mingjie Wang [W2, L2, UF2] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Zak Iqbal 10.1 [W2, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Aly Duncan [W1, L4] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Ovidiu Candrea [L5] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  8. Luke Tunyich 9.1 [L2, UF1] 1

Match Results:

Uche Chukwu bt Luke Tunyich (Oct 8) Walkover
Reveal CommentAly Duncan bt Ovidiu Candrea (Sep 30) 3-6, 6-0, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A very enjoyable game despite windy conditions. Ovi played some great backhand winners and drop shots that I was scrambling to get to - it could have gone either way." -- Aly
Luke Tunyich v Mingjie Wang (Sep 29) 7-5, 1-2 TBC
Reveal CommentMirco Valenza bt Luke Tunyich (Sep 29) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Luke is a strong opponent with a big and accurate first and second serve and a strong forehand. Best of luck with the rest!"  -- Mirco
Reveal CommentMingjie Wang v Alexei Coban (Sep 16) 5-7, 6-2, [10-5] TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Epic match!"  -- Mingjie
Reveal CommentMirco Valenza bt Ovidiu Candrea (Sep 13) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Ovidiu has a strong baseline and a very aggressive game overall. It was very fun to play against, looking forward to the next one!"  -- Mirco
Reveal CommentMirco Valenza bt Aly Duncan (Sep 11) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "It was a pleasure to play Aly who has a strong net game and very good return game overall. The ball just kept coming back!"  -- Mirco
Reveal CommentMirco Valenza bt Mingjie Wang (Sep 6) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "As always, it is a pleasure to play MJ. Looking forward to the next one."  -- Mirco
Reveal CommentUche Chukwu bt Zak Iqbal (Sep 5) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Zak had a slow start and needed some time to find his rhythm while I shot straight out of the gates like Sherger. The match levelled out a bit more in the second and Zak was able to play his game and execute some of his famous lobs that are just unstoppable, even when I anticipated them well ahead of time. In the end I think I'd worn Zak down enough earlier on that his comeback didn't have time to alter the eventual outcome. Thanks for a nice Sunday morning workout, Zak, and good luck in your remaining matches."  -- Uche
Mirco Valenza bt Alexei Coban (Sep 3) 6-7 (5-7), 6-4, 6-3
Reveal CommentZak Iqbal bt Mirco Valenza (Sep 1) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Mirko was such a strong player and nearly blew me of the court at the beginning with his big serves,drop shots and booming groundstrokes.Gradually I grew in confidence,found my game and we had some epic rallies and long games so the scoreline was deceptive.I look forward to playing Mirko again-thanks for a great game:)!!"  -- Zak

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentUche Chukwu bt Alexei Coban (Aug 31) 5-7, 6-3, 7-6 (8-6)

Player Comments:

  • "An epic match that rolled over from day 2 of the round with me in control of the second set having a 5-0, 30-15 lead and serving to level the match. Alexei had promised he was going to do everything he could to come back and take the match in 2 sets, even sending me a link to the infamous match where Nadal did something like that. I told him he's not Nadal. Oh but did he try! With a flurry of big plays and a superb confidence Alexei took the game, winning 3 in a row until I managed to close it out at 6-3. But the drama didn't end there. As if one big comeback wasn't enough he saved two match points when I led 5-2, 40-15 in the final set and saved another in the tie break before I managed to step up and close this epic tie. Bravo"  -- Uche
Reveal CommentMingjie Wang bt Zak Iqbal (Aug 31) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A great game with Zak, with lots of long rallies, especially two points at the second set, we had more than 30 rallies, with each taking a point. Zak is strong with defence and skilful with his lob shots. Looking forward to playing it again! "  -- Mingjie
Reveal CommentUche Chukwu bt Ovidiu Candrea (Aug 28) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "The first set was closer than it appears with excellent rallies form both us using the full width and breadth of the court. Ovidiu produced some superb backhand down-the-line-winners and it took a lot of focus for me to close out the set. Ovidiu's serve let him down in the second, while mine improved in consistency and I think that was the key metric underscoring the second set score. A really good match and enjoyable contest despite bizarre weather fluctuations. "  -- Uche
Reveal CommentMirco Valenza bt Uche Chukwu (Aug 27) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Uche is a very tough opponent, he has a very complete game with an especially good serve, net game and a fantastic overhead. The match was very close throughout with 2 hours and 15 minutes of play to complete 2 sets. Best of luck with the rest Uche and thanks for the fun match."  -- Mirco
Reveal CommentMingjie Wang bt Aly Duncan (Aug 25) 6-7 (8-10), 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A close game! Very enjoyable with some dramatic points. "  -- Aly
  • "It was a great delight to play with Aly. We were very close in terms of our defence and Aly has demonstrated good net skills, which earned him many points. Most of the time, the match was just neck to neck, with lots of long rallies, and the result could easily swing to the other way. I am looking forward to playing with him again." -- Mingjie
Alexei Coban bt Ovidiu Candrea (Aug 24) 6-3, 6-4
Reveal CommentZak Iqbal bt Ovidiu Candrea (Aug 23) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "The match was closer than the score suggested and we had some great rallies in the first set.Ovidiu's backhand was definitely the shot of the match and I look forward to playing him again soon:)"  -- Zak
Reveal CommentUche Chukwu bt Aly Duncan (Aug 22) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A thoroughly excellent game with nice corner-to-corner rallies of 8 or 9 shots and lots of variation. Aly's groundstrokes are well executed and deliver nice winners, and his net play is sublime with a handful of delightful volleys that I wish were mine. The score doesn't reflect the level of play on show and I absolutely expect Aly to start picking up some solid results as the round progresses. A really good game. "  -- Uche
Alexei Coban bt Aly Duncan (Aug 19) 6-4, 7-6 (7-5)
Reveal CommentUche Chukwu bt Mingjie Wang (Aug 19) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "An entertaining match with some very good rallies and variations including slices, lobs and excellent passing shots on both sides. MJ has an impressive backhand drive and covers the court superbly. Good luck in the league!"  -- Uche

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Callum MacLennan [W4] 8 WINNER
  2. Bruce Munro 10.2 [W2] 4 RUNNER UP
  3. Bruno Fernandes [W1, L3] 3
  4. Rachit Sharan [W1, L1] 2
  5. Inka Rodriguez [L1] 1
  6. Janne Metsapelto [L1]
  7. Philip Edgington [L2]

Match Results:

Rachit Sharan bt Bruno Fernandes (Oct 9) 6-4, 6-4
Reveal CommentCallum MacLennan bt Rachit Sharan (Oct 3) 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Both sets were very tight. We both made some really nice winners. Fun game."  -- Callum
Reveal CommentCallum MacLennan bt Bruno Fernandes (Sep 25) 6-2, 5-7, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great game with Bruno today, some long rallies and nervous service games. "  -- Callum
Bruce Munro bt Philip Edgington (Sep 11) 6-0, 6-1
Reveal CommentBruce Munro bt Bruno Fernandes (Sep 5) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great game on a lovely hot sunny day. "  -- Bruce
Reveal CommentBruno Fernandes bt Philip Edgington (Aug 29) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Close and great game as always with Philip. Best of luck for the remaining of your games. Looking forward to play you again! "  -- Bruno

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentCallum MacLennan bt Inka Rodriguez (Aug 27) 6-2, 6-7 (3-7), 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a really hard game Inka, great hitting off both forehand and backhand. Good luck in the competition."  -- Callum
Reveal CommentCallum MacLennan bt Janne Metsapelto (Aug 25) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Janne. Hope you enjoy the rest of the competition."  -- Callum

Group Summary:

Another close group with Nicoleta just edging Daniel in the title race by winning their head to head!

Final Rankings:

  1. Nicoleta Moise 10.2 [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Daniel Boulton [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. MG Bouchard 10.1 [W3, L1] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Jack Gillions [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Abdelaziz Elasmar 9.2 [W1, L1] 2
  6. Thomas Mears-Alcaide [L5] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Jean-Baptiste Sammarcelli [L2]

Match Results:

Daniel Boulton bt Abdelaziz Elasmar (Oct 10) 6-2, 6-2
Abdelaziz Elasmar bt Thomas Mears-Alcaide (Oct 3) Walkover
Reveal CommentDaniel Boulton bt Jean-Baptiste Sammarcelli (Sep 26) 6-4, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Very, very tough first set against Jean-Baptiste, the outcome of which really determined the rest of the game. Some epic deuces as well, including in the final game to really make me work for the win. Good luck for the rest of the round."  -- Daniel
Reveal CommentNicoleta Moise bt Thomas Mears-Alcaide (Sep 12) 6-0, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Fun match, some really great rallies and hitting from both sides, it felt much closer than the score suggests, particularly in the second set. Best of luck :)"  -- Nicoleta
Reveal CommentJack Gillions bt Thomas Mears-Alcaide (Sep 11) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A fun game in the heat. Don't be fooled by the scoreline, we had lots of competitive rallies and deuces. Tom mentioned he'd only played tennis a handful of times, so his game was really competitive considering. All the best for the rest of the league. "  -- Jack
Reveal CommentNicoleta Moise bt Jean-Baptiste Sammarcelli (Sep 4) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great match, some really long deuces at times and much closer than the score suggests. Good luck in your tennis journey :)"  -- Nicoleta
Reveal CommentNicoleta Moise bt Jack Gillions (Sep 2) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Tough early morning match, several long rallies and deuces, a lot of the time it could have gone either way, Jack defended vv well throughout the match, tough to get past him! "  -- Nicoleta

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentDaniel Boulton bt MG Bouchard (Aug 30) 2-6, 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A challenging and highly educational match on my part - Mathieu is able to get a very impressive amount of spin on his shots and serve, and I definitely struggled in the first set to deal with the unpredictable nature of his game. Fortunately managed to find a way to get balls back in more consistently as the match went on (particularly in the 3rd set, played at a later date on a less than ideal court) and was very pleased to get the win. Will hopefully set up an interesting end to the group also!" -- Daniel
Reveal CommentNicoleta Moise bt Daniel Boulton (Aug 28) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great and tiring match, second set was vv close and could have gone either way! Thanks for playing, best of luck :)"  -- Nicoleta
Reveal CommentMG Bouchard bt Nicoleta Moise (Aug 27) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great hit with Nicoleta. Made me work super hard at times, especially when trying to close out the match! Definitely the most running so far. Match had a good mix of shots and was great to cover so much of the court to get to sneaky angle shots and short balls (not always successfully). Thanks again for the hit and best of luck for the rest of the round!"-- MG
Reveal CommentMG Bouchard bt Jack Gillions (Aug 24) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Don't be deceived by the scoreline, this was a tough morning hit with Jack. We kicked things off with an 18-point game and ended with a 12-pointer -- 27% of the total points played were in first and last games! We were both struggling physically at times (got to love a 7am start time!), but there were still some great rallies and miraculous gets on both sides of the net. Jack also found time to audition for Bambi On Ice! Even the random spectator in the park during first set enjoyed the show. Jack saved 9/15 break points, of which six were set points and five were match points. Definitely had to dig deep to get it done. Thanks for the hit, Jack. Best of luck for the rest of the round. Hopefully we can hit again soon!"  -- MG
Reveal CommentDaniel Boulton bt Thomas Mears-Alcaide (Aug 22) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Really fun match with some good rallies throughout. Welcome back to tennis Thomas and good luck with the rest of the round!"  -- Daniel
Reveal CommentMG Bouchard bt Thomas Mears-Alcaide (Aug 19) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A very fun hit to open the new round and lots of running. 11 of 18 games went to deuce and the less said about first serve in percentages and number of double faults for both of us the better. Admirable effort from Tom, who said he hasn't played in 10 years (mind games, perhaps?), but it was evident he's still fit enough to chase after the sweetest of drop shots and acute angled shots, although not quite enough in the penultimate game at 4-4 when he was done like a kipper three points in a row. A couple of bad service games at the wrong time didn't help his cause either, but he should get better later in the round. Thanks for the hit, Tom, welcome to the league, and I look forward to seeing what your attempt at revenge looks like!"  -- MG

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Conor Aspel [W6] 14 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Eric Wang [W5, L1] 12 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Karuna Govind [W3, L2] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Duy Than [W3, L2] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Kate Gocek [W1, L5] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Margarita Perez Herra [W1, L4] 3
  7. Amelia Farebrother [L5]
  8. Donna Booth 10.2 withdrawn

Match Results:

Conor Aspel bt Amelia Farebrother (Oct 13) 6-0, 6-1
Kate Gocek bt Amelia Farebrother (Oct 7) 6-2, 6-1
Conor Aspel bt Kate Gocek (Oct 4) 6-2, 6-2
Duy Than bt Margarita Perez Herra (Oct 3) 6-4 Margarita Perez Herra Retired
Duy Than bt Amelia Farebrother (Oct 3) 6-0, 6-0
Margarita Perez Herra bt Kate Gocek (Oct 2) 6-1, 6-2
Eric Wang bt Amelia Farebrother (Sep 24) Walkover
Eric Wang bt Margarita Perez Herra (Sep 24) 6-2, 6-1
Eric Wang bt Karuna Govind (Sep 18) 5-7, 6-1, 6-3
Eric Wang bt Kate Gocek (Sep 13) 6-2, 6-2
Karuna Govind bt Margarita Perez Herra (Sep 11) 6-4, 6-4
Karuna Govind bt Amelia Farebrother (Sep 6) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentConor Aspel bt Duy Than (Sep 5) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Most of the games in the second set had multiple deuces."  -- Conor
Conor Aspel bt Karuna Govind (Sep 4) 6-1, 6-2
Reveal CommentConor Aspel bt Eric Wang (Aug 30) 7-6 (7-5), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Very tight game with some really entertaining rallies. Eric was ahead for most of the 1st set and I was lucky to get it to a tiebreaker. Thanks for a good game"  -- Conor
Reveal CommentKaruna Govind bt Kate Gocek (Aug 30) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Fun match! "  -- Karuna

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentConor Aspel bt Margarita Perez Herra (Aug 29) 6-4, 1-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Margarita's returns kept beating me and she was unlucky not to win from 3-1 up in the 3rd set. Thanks for a great game"  -- Conor
Duy Than bt Kate Gocek (Aug 29) 6-1, 6-1
Eric Wang bt Duy Than (Aug 20) 6-1, 7-5

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