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  • Players are organised into groups of 6 to 8 players of a similar standard
  • It is a mixed sex, singles league
  • Groups are put together by standard and there can be any combination of men and women in a group
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  • There are various scoring formats you can use for your match
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  • Players are placed in groups according to previous results in the League and, for new players, their Player Standard Questionnaire
  • Each player attempts to play each of the other players in their group once during the Round
  • A point is awarded for each set won
  • If you complete 3 matches before the mid-point of a Round you receive 2 bonus points and a bonus prize
  • The winner of the group is the player with the most points at the end of the Round
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Collapse AllYork Singles - Round 10 | Thursday 6 July 2017 to Wednesday 30 August 2017 (Midpoint: Wednesday 2 August 2017)

Another quiet round in York but it was good to see some fantastic matches take place and a friendly spirit on display. Thanks to everyone who got involved and do please help spread the word if you can, we'd love to see greater numbers next time.

Group Summary:

Thomas was involved in several "great games" and showed formidable form to finish with a 100% winning record and the title on his debut. David and Paul played out the match of the round, an exciting three setter that finished 6-3, 6-7, 6-4 in favour of David, but the set Paul managed to win in this encounter sneaks him into second place.

Final Rankings:

  1. Thomas Fowler 8.1 [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Paul Feehan [W1, L2] 3 RUNNER UP
  3. David Stewart [W1, L1] 2
  4. Olly Calpin [L2]
  5. Jonathan Cook

Match Results:

Paul Feehan bt Olly Calpin (Aug 29) 6-2, 6-0

Match of the Group:

David Stewart bt Paul Feehan (Aug 11) 6-3, 6-7 (3-7), 6-4
Reveal CommentThomas Fowler bt Paul Feehan (Aug 2) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A very good game tonight against Paul - the score certainly doesn't reflect the sets that were played. Paul was very consistent and constantly forced me onto my defence. He was very quick off the mark and played some great winners. Thanks for a great game! "  -- Thomas
Reveal CommentThomas Fowler bt David Stewart (Jul 19) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "A brilliant match tonight with David, some intense rallies and long service games. David's passing shots were great and his serve extremely consistent. He pressured me to think about my shots and forced me to play for winners, a tactic that favoured him more often than not and ultimately tired me out! Thoroughly enjoyed it. Cheers David. "  -- Thomas
Reveal CommentThomas Fowler bt Olly Calpin (Jul 13) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A great game and even better company. The score certainly doesnt reflect the games which consisted of endless rallies and double-figure dueces. Olly is a great chap with an absolutely monstrous serve and is ridiculously quick off the mark. Great night all round and definitely will meet him on the court in the future. Cheers Olly. "  -- Thomas

Results

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The results listed here include the current and previous round of Singles matches for York.

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: 
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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