Badge Results Round-12

A few of our members are undergoing operations this week so Manly Club wishes them all a speedy recovery.

Two weeks till the semi finals and whilst three teams are safe in the semis several others will battle it out for a place. Captains should play their best pairs where possible in the crucial matches.

Badge Results Round 12

Ladies 1.1 Drawn 4-3 Both pairs won 2 sets with one set unfinished. Julia and Jane and Marina and Janelle battled it out. With injured players becoming available soon this team are still a good chance to make the semis.

Ladies 1.2 Won 8-0 Another easy win with Sarah and Kirsten and Virginia and Brenda winning 4 sets each. Brenda filled in this week after playing 1.3 last week and did not lose a set either week. Unfortunately she has to return to Ireland this week so she will be missed after being a valuable club member whilst here.Hopefully she may return in the future.

Ladies 1.3 Lost 2-5 Johanna and Suzanne won 2 sets with one unfinished. The ladies are battling it out for 4th position so need to play their best pairs the next two weeks.

Mens 1.1 Lost 4-4 on games. Bosko and Joshua won 3 sets and Jono and Todd won 1 set. This team is still in 2nd position and looking toward a home semi.

Mens 1.3 Lost 2-6 Mike and Harald won 2 sets and Milton and Jon were unlucky losing 3 tiebreakers.It will be a close finish for the semis in this grade.

Mens 1.5 Lost 3-5 This team is improving each week after a slow start to the season.Tim and Jono won 2 sets whilst Roberto and son won 1 set.

Mens 2.2 Won 8-0 on forfeit. This put us in 1st position so we are hoping to play a home semi.

Mens 2.3 Lost 8-0 Lost to the top team away at Killara.

Mens 2.4 Won 5-3 Daniel and Tommy won 1 set and 4 sets were forfeited to us. A tough battle now to make 4th position but with two matches to go this team still has a chance.

Mens 2.5 Won 7-1 Another great win to claim 4th position.Bob and Ray won 4 sets again and David and Gordon won 3 sets.

Badge Matches August 25

  • Noon Mens 2.5
  • Noon Ladies 1.3
  • 250pm Mens 1.1
  • 250pm Ladies 1.1
  • 250pm Mens 1.5
SOCIAL TENNIS TWO COURTS 1130AM TO 2.30PM.
Players are reminded that social is meant to be fun so please play accordingly and don’t argue over line calls or show disrespect to fellow members.
SWANEE TRIVIA

Last weeks answer was Althea Gibson as the first Afro American to win Wimbledon. She also won our Manly Lawn Tournament and has a photo on the club wall.

This weeks trvia is When and where did Rod Laver play his first Professional Match? Also who was his opponent and the result?

Good luck to all our Badge Teams this Saturday.

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS WILL BE HELD OVER THREE WEEKENDS FROM OCTOBER 20 TO NOVEMBER 3.  These will be the Open and graded events. The aged championships will be held in February 2019.

Denis Crowley
Manly Lawn Tennis Club Captain.

Badge Score Board: Round 12

Badge Results Rd 12 Aug-18
Ladies Grade Result Score Position
Manly 1 1.1 Draw 4-3 6
Manly 2 1.2 Won 8-0 1
Manly 3 1.3 Lost 2-5 5
Mens Grade Result Score Position
Manly 1 1.1 Lost 4-4 2
Manly 2 1.3 Lost 2-6 5
Manly 3 1.5 Lost 3-5 7
Manly 4 2.2 Won 8-0 1
Manly 5 2.3 Lost 0-8 8
Manly 6 2.4 Won 5-3 6
Manly 7 2.5 Won 7-1 4

Thanks to Ron for compiling the results!

Badge Results Round-11

A mixed bag of results last weekend! With 3 rounds remaining, 3 teams look safe to make the semi finals and 5 others are good chances if they can do well in the last 3 rounds.

Badge Results Round 11

Mens 1.1 Lost 2-6  A tough match away at Mortdale resulted in only scoring two points by Jono and Sean winning 2 sets.

Mens 1.3 Won 7-1  Jon and Milton blasted their opposition off the court to win 4 sets in quick time. Craig Stevens and Harald won 3 sets to complete an easy victory.

Mens 1.5 Lost 4-4 on games  A close loss against a strong Chatswood team.Sean and Scott Anderson led the way again by winning 3 sets and Jono and Paul won 1 set.

Mens 2.2 Won 7-1  Alec and Tom continued their good partnership by winning 4 sets easily and Chris and Denis won 3 sets.

Mens 2.3 Won 5-3  A great win against a strong Chatswood team. Peter Roberts and Carl won all 4 sets in an impressive performance. Trevor and Hamish won 1 set to complete the win. Hopefully a few more wins to come in the next 3 matches.

Mens 2.4 Lost 1-6  Tommy and David won 1 set against the 2nd team .

Mens 2.5 Won 6-2  Bob and Ray won all 4 sets and George and Raymond won 2 sets.This team is challenging for a top 4 finish now.

Ladies 1.1 Lost 1-6  With lots of injuries and players overseas the ladies called up young Gabby to play her first match and she helped Janelle to win 1 set.

Ladies 1.2  Won 5-3 Kristina and Kirsten won 3 sets and Carolina and Virginia won 2 sets. This team is still 13 points in front of the 2nd team.

Ladies 1.3 4-3 draw  Brenda played her first match for the club and won 3 sets with Suzanne with one set unfinished. Michelle and Johanna won 1 set. The ladies are now in 4th position.

Badge Matches August 18

  • Noon Mens 2.2
  • Noon Ladies 1.3
  • 1450 Mens 1.1
  • 1450 Mens 1.5
  • 1450 Ladies 1.2
SOCIAL TENNIS TWO COURTS 1130AM TO 2.30PM.
Players are reminded that social is meant to be fun so please play accordingly and don’t argue over line calls or show disrespect to fellow members.
SWANEE TRIVIA
Last week’s answer was Helen Wills Moody who won 8 Wimbledon titles and wrote a murder mystery novel.

This week’s question is:  Who was the first African American to win a Wimbledon Singles Title? Answer next week.

Bob Fletcher and Owen Kennedy, two of our older members, are not in the best of health at the moment. We wish them both a speedy recovery.

Good luck to all our Badge Teams this Saturday.

Denis Crowley
Manly Lawn Tennis Club Captain.

Badge Score Board: Round 11

Ladies Grade Result Score Position
Manly 1 1.1 Lost 1-6 6
Manly 2 1.2 Won 5-3 1
Manly 3 1.3 Draw 4-3 4
Mens Grade Result Score Position
Manly 1 1.1 Lost 2-6 2
Manly 2 1.3 Won 7-1 3
Manly 3 1.5 Lost 4-4 7
Manly 4 2.2 Won 7-1 3
Manly 5 2.3 Won 5-3 8
Manly 6 2.4 Lost 1-6 6
Manly 7 2.5 Won 6-2 5

Thanks to Ron for compiling the results!

Badge Results Round-10

With only a few rounds left in Badge most of our teams are in the running to make the semi finals so it is vital that captains select their best teams in the remaining matches.

Badge Results Round 10

Last weekend results were:
Ladies 1.1 Lost 3-5  Another close loss with unfortunately Sofie injuring her ankle this time. Together with Julia she managed to win 2 sets. Emily and Caroline winning 1 set.
Ladies 1.2 Lost 3-5   Sarah and Kristina won 2 sets and Danni and Kirsten 1 set.
Ladies 1.3 Won 4 sets all on games. Michelle and Johanna won 3 sets and Lindy and Suzanne won 1 set. These ladies are now in 4th position.
Mens 1.1 Won 7-1  Another easy win to maintain 2nd position.  Andrew and Todd won 4 sets and Bosko and Sean 3 sets.
Mens 1.3 Lost 3-5  Milton and Craig Stevens won the 3 sets.
Mens 1.5 Won 4-4 on games. Sean and Scott led the way again winning 3 sets and losing the other in a tiebreak.  Tim and Jono won 1 set.
Mens 2.2 Lost 3-5  Hugo and Tom won 2 sets and Graham and Denis 1 set. Losing 2 tiebreak sets proved costly.
Mens 2.3 Lost 0-8 at Marrickville.
Mens 2.4 Won 5-3  Aidan played his first match of the season and combined with Daniel to win 3 sets and Tom and David won 2 sets. This team is now challenging for 4th position.
Mens 2.5 Lost 3-5  A close loss to a very strong team with  Raymond and Andrew winning 2 sets and Ray and Bob 1 set.

Badge Matches August 4

  • Noon Mens 2.2
  • Noon Mens 2.4
  • 1450 Mens 1.3
  • 1450 Mens 2.3
SOCIAL TENNIS TWO COURTS 1130AM TO 5.30PM.
With only 4 matches this Saturday, SOCIAL TENNIS is available from 1130am until 530pm.
Players are reminded that social is meant to be fun so please play accordingly and don’t argue over line calls or show disrespect to fellow members.
SWANEE TRIVIA
Swanee will contribute a trivia question each week now and the answer will be published next week.
Who was the eight time Wimbledon Champion who also wrote a murder mystery novel in 1939?

Denis Crowley
Manly Lawn Tennis Club Captain.

Badge Score Board: Round 9

Badge Results Rd 9 Jul-28
Ladies Grade Result Score Position
Manly 1 1.1 Lost 4-4 4
Manly 2 1.2 Won 8-0 1
Manly 3 1.3 Drew 3-3 5
Mens Grade Result Score Position
Manly 1 1.1 Won 7-1 2
Manly 2 1.3 Won 6-2 5
Manly 3 1.5 Won 5-3 7
Manly 4 2.2 Won 5-2 2
Manly 5 2.3 Lost 2-6 8
Manly 6 2.4 Lost 2-6 6
Manly 7 2.5 Won 6-2 5

Thanks to Ron for compiling the results!

Badge Results Round-9

After three weeks off from Badge our teams resumed in good form with 6 wins, 3 losses and a draw!

Badge Results Round 9

Ladies 1.1 Lost 4-4  on games.  With several players overseas and Yvonne out injured the ladies did well to just lose by a few games.  Julia and Jane performed best to win 3 sets and Sofie and Kirsten won 1 set.
Ladies 1.2 Won 8-0.  Another easy win for these ladies to go 17 points in front.  Danni and Sarah and Virginia and Kristine each winning 4 sets.
Ladies 1.3 Drew 3 -3.  Time ran out with the ladies heading for a win with Michelle and Suzie winning 2 sets and leading 5 -2 in another set. Pam and Lindy won 1 set and were leading in another. The ladies are still fighting closely for a top 4 finish.
Mens1.1 Won 7-1.  Sean and Andrew won 4 sets very easily. New players Pete and Joshua performed well to win 3 sets.
Mens1.3 Won 6-2.  Milton and Craig Stevens won 3 sets and Geoff and Stephane won 3 sets. In a close competition the guys are still in 2nd place.
Mens 1.5 Won 5-3.  A good win at home with Sean and Scott combining well again to win 3 sets and Tim and Jono winning 2  sets.
Mens 2.2 Won 5-2.  A good win at home against the top team from Marrickville.  Graham and Tom won 3 sets and Chris and Denis won 2 sets with one unfinished.
Mens 2.3 Lost 2-6.  Carl and Peter and Trevor and Hamish each won 1 set.
Mens 2.4 Lost 2-6.  Tom and David combined to win 2 sets.
Mens 2.5 Won 6-2.  The men had a great win at Royal Sydney to now be challenging for 4th place.  Ray and Bob and Gordon and David each won 3 sets.
Some sad news for Jon Corney this weekend with family members in a serious car crash in Canberra.  All Club Members thoughts and prayers are for Jon and his family at this sad time.

Badge Matches August 4

  • Noon Mens 2.4
  • Noon Mens 2.5
  • 250pm Mens 1.1
  • 250pm Mens 1.5
  • 250pm  Ladies 1.1
SOCIAL TENNIS TWO COURTS 1130AM TO 2.30PM.
Players are reminded that social is meant to be fun so please play accordingly and don’t argue over line calls or show disrespect to fellow members.

Denis Crowley
Manly Lawn Tennis Club Captain.

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Badge Results Round-8

Badge Results:

While all the other Grades had another week off our Ladies 1.1 Team played a match at Longueville.  They were leading 4 sets to 2 and 5-1 in another set when time ran out.Still by getting 6 points the ladies are in 3rd place and not far away from the leaders.  Janelle and Julia and Jane and Sofie each won 2 sets.

Badge Matches July 28

Badge resumes this weekend for all other grades and home matches are:
  • Noon Ladies 3
  • Noon Mens 4
  • 1450 Mens 1
  • 1450 Mens 3
  • 1450 Ladies 2
SOCIAL TENNIS TWO COURTS 1130AM TO 2.30PM.
Players are reminded that social is meant to be fun so please play accordingly and don’t argue over line calls or show disrespect to fellow members.
Congratulations also to Jordan who won the tennis racket in the raffle on July 14.
Thanks also to Jon, Tommy and Michelle for organising the barbecue and to Ray for organising the raffle and helping out on the day.
That’s all the Real News for this week and no Fake News to report.

Denis Crowley
Manly Lawn Tennis Club Captain.