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Inter condo Friendly Regentville versus Rivervale 2nd Leg

The Regentville tennis team resumed competitive doubles and mixed doubles play after a two month layoff against the Rivervale tennis team. This was the 2nd leg of a two part home and away inter condo friendly. The 1st leg was contested at the Regentville condo at home, where team Regentville put up a strong showing and made home advantage count to secure a 9-1 advantage.

Amidst the constantly rising PSI levels both teams were unfazed by the haze that blanketed much of Singapore over the weekend and fielded our strongest teams. We unfortunately missed Sandra, Angeline and Andy during this tie due to the flu bug and other commitments. We however had the services of Francis and Ray who had missed the first leg.


We encountered a much improved Rivervale side this time who put up a stern resistance and came back from behind in their first two matches to defeat both our initial doubles pairing. All credit must go to the Rivervale team who maintained their composure to register wins against Tommy and Ray, as well as Andre and Francis, which both went down to the wire. A further lost from our pairing of Kenneth and Luis meant that we went 0-3 down. We were however bolstered by wins from the mixed pairing of BK and Serene, a hard fought nail biting encounter from Juan and Dennis and an impressive showing from our double specialists Yoshi and Rico that now tied the match at 3 wins a piece.

Wins from the combination of Damon and BK meant that we finally led for the first time in the match, but Rivervale again leveled the tie again at 4 games a piece with their experimental youngest pairing of John and Bryan. Team Regentville however then managed to secure the remaining 4 matches with wins from Rico and Andre, Yoshi and Damon, Tommy and Francis (played 2 more games). I would like to give special credit to Tommy and Francis who despite losing both their earlier matches, maintained their composure to secure wins for Regentville.

Final score after 12 matches played. Regentville had won 8 out of the 12 matches contested.

All credit to the Regentville tennis players for being able to win both home and away matches 9-1 (Home) and 4-8 (Away). As well as to have to contend with the trying conditions of Rivervale's tennis court layout that give us little width as well as length for our players to move about. We were fortunate not to have lost Rico when he ran into a lighting pole trying to retrieve a wide shot from one of the Rivervale players, as well as Francis's new racquet when his racquet hit the lighting pole as well :)

I would like to congratulate and thank both the Regentville and Rivervale condo tennis players for all the effort they have put in to make this friendly competition between our two neighboring condos a great success!

More photos from the 2nd away leg can be found here by clicking on this link Regentville versus Rivervale condo photos 2nd away leg.

I can admit that it was a rather competitive day which both condos were involved in the friendly tennis competition.

After the 1st match which consisted of me(Ray) and Tommy against RV's strongest pair, Kelvin and Ronnie, I was approached by RV's organiser, Albert and he siad that RGV stated Tommy/Ray to be the strongest pairing.<<= Walau c'mon man! that was rather embarrasing. I can sadly admit to the fact that I was to be blamed because I lost my focus and started fooling around thinking everything was going smoothly until it was too late to recuperate my concentration and then all fell apart. Tommy played with much adversity and commitment so all credit to him. Best team to me was the pairing of BK and Sandra! the oldest and the pressure of being the only woman from RGV practically came back and snatched victory. WOW!

My 2nd match with Kenneth as my partner was a different aspect whereby I went into this match thinking this was just an entertainment one and not part of the score tally matches... I found out only when we were down 7-4 and someone from the home team yelled something like "take it home..."! That's when I realised it was for real but the youngest pairing of RV took full advantage of us and again I was to be blame... HAHA!

Next time don't go around saying strongest team or strongest pairing, thanks for believing in it(maybe) but it all comes down to team management and spirit that goes all the way to claim victory.

Anyway I had a good day and my spirit was raised back to salvation after most of my opponents congratulated me on my "DANGEROUS SERVINGS" and powerful play... hahaha This is for real man... ahahah thanks to them I am believing in that some way or rather.

Ray

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