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Winter season: week six – the lowdown

by | Aug 31, 2018 | News |

The lowdown

The half-way point of the season has passed and we’re into the back straight now. 6 weeks gone, 4 weeks left to go. We’ve got just three weeks left of the regular season, followed by a week of grand finals.

If you’ve completed three or more matches you will of been allocated your half-way bonus points. Check out where you stand after the latest round of matches now.

Match(es) of the week

So many close three set matches, we couldn’t give our match of the week to just one, so we picked three!

First up, Ethan Lim vs Chris Parks in our Brisbane Tennis League. Ethan coming out on top 6-4, 5-7, 1-0 (10-6). Ethan climbing the table and getting himself in the mix for a grand final place.

“Enjoyable match was close and Chris was getting more consistent as the match went on. Great sportsmanship too.Ethan

Paul KangSecond up Paul Kang (pictured) beating Yusuf in our Sydney Parramatta Tennis League. Paul losing the first set 2-6, but battled on to take the second 7-6 and closed out the third set champions tie-break 10-4.

“Rollercoaster of a match. Yusuf really went for his shots and it was very difficult to counter them. My game was really under par today, but somehow was able to scramble through two tie breakers with a couple of lucky shots. All the best to Yusuf for the remainder of the comp.Paul

And finally, John Strachan playing Ryan Skorzewski in our Perth North Tennis League. Two players who have been playing in our Perth North League for a while battled out an epic three set thriller. John eventually coming out on top 6-2, 4-6, 7-5.

“A classic England vs Scotland match-up. We both gave it everything and had some great rallies. Each time I snuck ahead, Ryan pegged me back with some big forehands. Ryan was a very generous player and always gave me the benefit of the doubt on some close lines calls. Very much enjoyed the match and look forward to a re-match next season.John

Great tennis everyone!

Video of the week

Not a regular feature for us, but a special shout out to Jack Martin, from our Melbourne Inner City Tennis League for posting a video on our Facebook page. Check it out here: Jack Martin vs Cristian Riquelme. We love it!

Any questions please just get in contact, we’re here to help.

Enjoy the next week of our winter season, fingers crossed for some sunshine!

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