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Division One

Weeks 13,14,15 and 16.

 

Unicorn I continue to lead the way, an 8-2 win against Desford Village, maximums for Sandor Koch and Xingling Luo plus two on debut for Abin Islam. For Desford Matt Briggs won one. The doubles were required to complete a 6-4 win at Winstanley, Adam Pettitt with a max and two more for Abin. For Winstanley, Adrian Hotescu won two with one each for Kai Bhakta and Chandra Nittala. Kai lost 11-13 in the fifth to Abin. Loughborough Unicorn were beaten 8-2 (although plenty of close games) maximums for Will Michell and David Arrowsmith plus two for Sandor Koch. Garry Knights won one for Loughborough. Garry lost 12-14 in the fifth to Will.

 

Knighton Park I are still in second spot, they’ve had four big wins, Knighton Park III were beaten 10-0, maximums for Chris Rogers, James Berry and Richard Hayes. Desford also went down 10-0, Tony Smith joining Chris and James in the maximum stakes. Winstanley stopped the maximum run as Park won 9-1, maximums for Chris and James plus two for Tony. Tony lost 10-12 in the fifth to Adrian Hotescu. Adrian’s was a very good win and Kai Bhakta went close losing 8-11 in the fifth to Tony. Unicorn II were despatched 10-0 with maximums for Chris, Tony and Richard. Daniel Broner lost in five to both Tony and Richard.

 

Loughborough Unicorn drew 5-5 with Knighton Park II, two wins for Jared Patel and one each for Geoff Parsons and Tim Sheppard. Geoff and Jared combined to take the doubles. Geoff lost 7-11 in the fifth to Victor Tam. For Park Victor scored a fine maximum with one each for Anna Wereszczaka and Zia Malik. Zia lost 10-12 in the fifth to Geoff and Anna lost in four very close sets to Tim. Electricity were beaten 8-2, maximums for Robin Pearce and Garry Knights plus one for Geoff. Andy Lebutt and Chris Brewer won one each for Electricity. Andy lost 8-11 and 9-11 in the fifth to Robin and Garry respectively. 

 

Electricity beat Unicorn II 7-3, a max for Andy Lebutt and two each for Mat Hobday and Chris Brewer. For Unicorn, Daniel Broner won two. A max for Mat, two for Andy and one for David Grundy saw them beat Knighton Park II 7-3. Andy lost 8-11 and David 10-12 in the fifth to Zia Malik. For Park zia won two and Victor Tam won one. Victor lost 7-11 in the fifth to Andy.

 

Maximums for Mick Allsopp and Gareth Edmunds plus two wins for Harrison Allwood saw AW Wolvey beat Syton 8-2. Jason Woodfield won one for Syston.

 

Knighton Park III beat Desford 8-2, maximums for Karen Smith and Erin Thompson plus a brace for Pawel Szumlanski. Pawel missed the max losing 9-11 in the fifth to Kevin Parker. Winstanley were beaten 6-4, Jack Mooney with a max, two for Karen and one for Pawel. Karen lost 9-11 in the fifth to Kai Bhakta and Pawel lost 7-11 in the fifth to Chandra Nittala. Kai won two and Chandra won one for Winstanley.

 

Winstanley Wizards drew 5-5 at Syston, two wins each for Kai Bhakta and Adrian Hotescu, the pair also combined to take the doubles. For Syston, Pete Jamieson and Jason Woodfield won two each and Milind Page won one.

 

Individually Chris Rogers remains top of the averages with 38 wins from 39.

 

Martin

Weeks 9,10,11 and 12.

After the first week of the second half, Unicorn I are the only unbeaten team. They beat Syston 9-1, maximums for Adam Pettitt, Sandor Koch and Xingling Luo. A good team effort helped them to a 6-4 win at Knighton Park I, two wins each for Will Michell and Sandor plus one for David Arrowsmith. David lost 12-14 in the fifth to James Berry. For KP, Chris Rogers with a max and one for James. KP lost the doubles 7-11 in the fifth. Unicorn then beat Knighton Park III 7-3, maximums for Adam and Sandor plus one win for Xingling. For KP, Karen Smith and Jack Mooney won one each. The teams played the return fixture with a 9-1 win for Unicorn, maximums all-round for Adam, Sandor and Xingling. For KP, Pawel Szumlanski lost in five to Adam.

Loughborough Unicorn are in second spot, maximums for the trio of Garry Knights, Geoff Parsons and Robin Pearce in a 10-0 win over Winstanley. For Winstanley, Kai Bhakta lost a close four setter to Geoff and lost 9-11 in the fifth to Garry. Another maximum for Robin and two each for Geoff and Garry saw them beat Unicorn II 8-2. Garry lost 8-11 in the fifth to Ella Barnard. For Unicorn, Daniel Broner and Ella won one each. Daniel lost to Garry 9-11 12-10 10-12 11-13. Loughborough beat AW Wolvey 7-3, maximum for Robin, two for Geoff and one from two for Garry. For Wolvey Gareth Edmunds and Harrison Allwood won one each. Both Mick Allsopp and Harrison lost 9-11 in the fifth to Geoff.


Knighton Park I are third, they beat Electricity 9-1, maximums for Chris Rogers and James Berry plus a brace for Tony Smith. Mat Hobday won one for Electricity. Syston were swept aside 10-0, maximums for Chris and Tony plus guest James Lancaster. For Syston Jason Woodfield lost 10-12 and Pete Jamieson 8-11 in the fifth to Tony.


Unicorn II are in fourth spot, they beat AW Wolvey 6-4, a max for Daniel Broner and a win each for Ella Barnard and Jordan Tweed plus Daniel/Ella with a match clinching doubles win. For Wolvey, Mick Allsopp and Harrison Allwood won two each. Mark Rose lost 8-11 and 12-14 in the fifth to Ella and Jordan respectively. They then beat a two player Electricity 8-2, Daniel was unbeaten with one each for Ayush Buche and Jordan. For Electricity David Grundy won two. Unicorn then won 6-4 at Knighton Park II, Daniel with a max and one each for Jordan and Ella (although the third KP player was ineligible at the time of the match so just Daniels two count in the averages). Ella and Daniel took the doubles for the four points. Ella lost 9-11 in the fifth to Victor Tam. For KP, Victor Tam and Zia Malik won two each. The teams met again a week later with the result reversed Unicorn losing 4-6. Ella won two and Ayush won one. Ella lost 8-11 in the fifth to Victor. For KP Victor with a max, two for Zia and one for Anna Wereszczaka.


AW Wolvey won 9-1 at Desford, maximums for Mick Allsopp, Mark Rose and Harrison Allwood. Winstanley Wizards were beaten 8-2, Gareth Edmunds and Mark with maximums and two wins for Harrison.Kai Bhakta won one for WW. Adrian Hotescu lost 7-11 in the fifth to Gareth. A maximum for Mick and two each for Gareth and Harrison saw them beat Knighton Park II 7-3. Gareth lost 9-11 in the fifth to Zia Malik. For KP, Victor Tam and Zia won one each. Zia lost 10-12 in the fifth and Amardeep Gudela lost 7-11 in the fifth both to Harrison.


Electricity beat Knighton Park III 7-3, maximum for David Grundy and two each for Mat Hobday and Andy Lebutt. Karen Smith and Jack Mooney won one each for KP. Jack lost to Mat 14-12 9-11 9-11 9-11. Desford were beaten 10-0, maximums for Chris Brewer, Mat and David. For Desford Jess Birbeck came the closest leading 2-0 before losing in five to Chris. Electricity went to Syston with only two players and drew. Mat with a max and Davis a brace. The duo lost the doubles 7-11 in the fifth to miss out on the win. David lost 9-11 10-12 9-11 to Jason Woodfield. For Syston Jason won one and combined with Pete Jamieson to win the doubles for the draw. Maximums for David and Mat plus one for Andy saw them win 8-2 at Winstanley, Andy lost 10-12 in the fifth to Adrian Hotescu and 8-11 in the fifth to Chandrasekhar Nittala. For WW Adrian and Chandra won one each while Kai Bhakta lost 10-12 in the fifth to David.


Knighton Park II lost 4-6 to Knighton Park III, Zia Malik and Anna Wereszczaka won two each. For the third team Karen Smith and Jack Mooney won two each plus the doubles and Pawel Szumlanski won one. Jack lost 11-13 in the fifth to Anna. They then beat Desford 10-0 with maximums for Victor Tam, Zia and Anna. Winstanley were beaten 8-2, maximum for Zia with two each for Victor and Anna. Anna lost 7-11 in the fifth to Kai Bhakta. Kai won two for Winstanley.


Knighton Park III beat Syston 8-2, a maximum for Erin Thompson and two each for Jack Mooney and Pawel Szumlanski. For Syston, Jason Woodfield won two.


Winstanley Wizards beat Syston 8-2, maximums for Kai Bhakta and Chandrsekar Nittala plus two wins for Adrian Hotescu. For Syston Jason won one. Milind Page lost 8-11 in the fifth to Adrian.

Syston drew at Desford, a max for Jason Woodfield and one each for Pete Jamieson and Clive Stretton. Pete lost 9-11 in the fifth to Kevin Parker. For Desford Matt Briggs and Kevin Parker won two each and combined to take the doubles. Jess Birbeck lost 11-13 in the fifth to Clive.


Individually with just a solitary loss, Chris Rogers leads the averages.


Martin

HANDBOOK AMENDMENTS

NEW PLAYERS

Weeks 6,7 and 8

 

Unicorn I are top, they won 9-1 at AW Wolvey, maximums for David Arrowsmith, Adam Pettitt and Will Michell. For Wolvey Gareth Edmunds came close, losing to Adam in four games all the lost ones on deuce. Winstanley were also beaten 9-1, another max for Adam, joined in the max stakes by Sandor Koch and Xingling Luo. Knighton Park II were dispatched 10-0, maximums for Adam, Will and Sandor. For Park Zia Malik went quite close against all three. A trio of maximums for David, Will and Xingling as Electricity were beaten 9-1. Andy Lebutt went close, losing 12-14 and 9-11 in the fifth to Xingling and Will respectively, David Grundy lost 10-12 in the fifth to Xingling.

Knighton Park I are in second spot, behind only on sets won. They drew at Loughborough, two wins each for Chris Rogers and James Berry plus the pair combining to take the doubles. James lost to Jared Patel 9-11 13-11 14-12 9-11 9-11.  Tony Smith lost narrowly in five to Jared. For Loughborough Robin Pearce and Jared won two each with one for Garry Knights. Garry lost in five to both Chris and James. Maximums for Chris and Tony plus two for James saw them beat Wolvey 9-1. Mick Allsopp won the one for Wolvey while Harrison Allwood lost 8-11 in the fifth to James. Park I then beat their second team 8-2, maximums for Chris and James plus one for Tony. Tony lost 11-13 in the fifth to Victor Tam. Victor and Anna Wereszczacka won one each for the second team.

Loughborough Unicorn are in third, they won 8-2 at Knighton Park III, maximums for Robin Pearce and Garry Knight plus one for Geoff Parsons. For Park, Karen Smith and Jack Mooney won one each. Loughborough then beat Desford 10-0, maximums for Tim Shepherd, Geoff and Robin.

Unicorn II beat Knighton Park III 8-2, a maximum for Ayush Buche plus two wins each for Ella Barnard and Tom Down. Ella lost 7-11 in the fifth to Karen Smith who in turn lost 8-11 in the fifth to Ayush. Karen won two for Park III. They then won 6-4 at Desford, a max for Daniel Broner and one each for Jordan Tweed and Ella. Ella lost 7-11 in the fifth to Matt Briggs and lost to Jess Birbeck 9-11 11-0 13-15 9-11! For Desford Matt won two with one each for Paul Bumpus and Jess. Winstanley were beaten 7-3, Ayush with a max, two for Ella and one for Tom. Kai Bhakta won two and Chandra Nittala won one for Winstanley.

AW Wolvey beat Knighton Park III 6-4, Dave Gannon with a max, two for Gareth Edmunds and one for Mark Rose. Gareth lost 9-11 in the fifth to Karen Smith. For Park, Karen won two and Jack Mooney won one. Jack lost to Gareth 11-9 10-12 11-13 10-12.

Knighton Park II beat Syston 9-1, maximums for Victor Tam and Anna Wereszczacka plus two for Zia Malik. Jason Woodfield won one for Syston. Milind Page lost 8-11 in the fifth to Anna.

Maximums for Kai Bhakta and Chandra Nittal plus a brace for Adrian Hotescu gave Winstanley their first win of the season, beating Desford 9-1. Kevin Parker won the one for Desford. Kevin lost 7-11 and Russ Pettitt 9-11 in the fifth to Chandra. Jess Birbeck lost 7-11 in the fifth to Adrian.

With seventeen wins out of eighteen, Chris Rogers leads the way in the averages.

Martin

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