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Collapse AllWinchester Singles - Round 18 | Thursday 2 September 2021 to Wednesday 27 October 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 29 September 2021)

Current Rankings:

  1. Julian Suarez [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Chris Moran [W3, L2] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Chris Pocock [W2, L2] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Chris French [W3, L2] 6
  5. Tom Burnell 8.2 [L4] 3
  6. Veronica Broughton-Shaw [L3]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentChris French bt Tom Burnell (Oct 15) 6-1, 2-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Really good game Tom, you are a dynamo around the court....plenty of deuce games. "  -- Chris
Reveal CommentChris Moran bt Tom Burnell (Oct 14) 6-3, 2-6, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Another epic battle with my regular playing partner Tom. Tom's serve and backhand slice were bang on form today which made it difficult for me to find too much rhythm on my baseline game. The match swung one way and then the other and was extremely competitive. As always a really challenging match whenever we play each other. Well played today Tom and i look forward to our next battle next week!!"  -- Chris
Reveal CommentJulian Suarez bt Tom Burnell (Oct 13) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A very competitive and friendly match with Tom. He definetly will make you run. Well played. Looking foward to play with him in the future. "  -- Julian
Reveal CommentChris French bt Veronica Broughton-Shaw (Oct 12) 6-3, 7-6 (7-3)

Player Comments:

  • "Really good game, well played Veronica...."  -- Chris
Reveal CommentChris French bt Chris Moran (Oct 8) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Chris M, a closer match than the scoreline suggests, you have a fantastic return of serve....."  -- Chris
Reveal CommentChris Pocock bt Chris French (Oct 5) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A really close match in windy conditions at River Park. Chris F played some brilliant shots, with a strong overhead smash and some great play at the net. Both sets saw changes in momentum and were pretty much even throughout. Thanks Chris, I enjoyed this one - look forward to playing again soon!"  -- Chris
  • "Good game Chris, well played pal..." -- Chris
Reveal CommentJulian Suarez bt Veronica Broughton-Shaw (Sep 26) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A very nice match against Victoria. She has incredible returning skills. Looking foward to play against her in the future. Well played. "  -- Julian
Reveal CommentChris Moran bt Veronica Broughton-Shaw (Sep 21) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A really enjoyable match with Veronica and the playing styles suited us both as we both like to drive through the ball from the baseline. The score line does not really reflect the competitiveness of the match and we had some really good rallies and Veronica served and volleyed well and most notably returned very well on my serve hitting some stunning service return winners. We had lots of good chat as well and i enjoyed playing on the courts at Romsey in what were very nice surroundings. Veronica and I have agreed to play again at some point. Well played Veronica and thank you for the game!!"  -- Chris
Reveal CommentJulian Suarez bt Chris French (Sep 19) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Amazing match against Chris. Very competitive. His lob shots are insane. Looking forward to play against him again. "  -- Julian
  • "Well played Julian, lovely club and setting for tennis" -- Chris
Reveal CommentChris Moran bt Chris Pocock (Sep 17) 6-2, 4-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "It was an epic battle between the two Chris's today. Chris P's slices worked very well today against me and i had to adapt my game accordingly. A really enjoyable match and lots of good chat in between as well. I look forward to playing Chris again in a friendly at a later stage!!"  -- Chris
Reveal CommentJulian Suarez bt Chris Pocock (Sep 12) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Amazing friendly and competitive match. A slice duel that made both of us run a lot. Well played. "  -- Julian
Reveal CommentJulian Suarez bt Chris Moran (Sep 11) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "It was amazing to play with Chris. A very competitive and friendly tennis match. "  -- Julian
Reveal CommentChris Pocock bt Tom Burnell (Sep 7) 6-3, 3-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "An excellent match in the sweltering heat and this one really could have gone either way. Tom is a great competitor with a consistent serve and dangerous backhand slice. Each set was close and momentum kept swinging back and forth. This match was our best yet - cheers Tom, really enjoyed it and look forward to the next battle!"  -- Chris

Results


Looking for previous matches? Visit the Winchester archive. 


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


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).


Comments:


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