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A Historic Result In The 2018 World Challenge

There were not many people who thought the 2016 World Champion would be defeated.  Camden Riviere’s record was ‘perfect’ and he had dominated all events both singles and doubles, except for the 2014 Challenge since October 2013, 39 titles.  The host club for the event were The Queen’s Club...

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2018 World Challenge Goes To The Third Day

The 2018 Challenge is Camden Riviere’s first defence of his title which he won by defeating Rob Fahey, the holder of the title for 22 years in Newport, Rhode Island in 2016. The world challenge started on Tuesday 24th April with 4 sets played of a possible 13 sets.  At...

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Fahey Is Riviere’s Challenger In April 2018

Fahey only had to win one more best of 5 set matches to become Riviere’s challenger.  Fahey won in 4 sets in Chicago against Virgona and the possible remaining 2 5 set matches to be played at The Prested Hall Racket Club. Fahey is not normally a quick starter...

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Fahey Wins In Chicago

The 1st leg was won by Rob Fahey in four sets.  Steve Virgona now has to win both of the legs at Prested.  The score was 4/6 6/4 6/3 6/1

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Final Eliminator Prested – Update on following match

FINAL ELIMINATOR MATCH PRESTED HALL Wednesday 7th March 6.30pm & Friday 9th March 6.30pm.  ROB FAHEY -v- STEVE VIRGONA World. No 2 -v- World no.3     Prested are doing their best in endeavouring a coverage of the event. 1) Prested will be using the public scoreboard on www.chaseone.co.uk, so...

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Final Eliminator 2018 Dates Confirmed

The final eliminator between Rob Fahey and Steve Virgona takes place on a home and away basis of the best of three 5 set matches.  This means that Rob Fahey as the higher ranked player in the race has the choice of playing home or away first. Rob Fahey...

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Final Eliminator Contenders

FAHEY -V- VIRGONA It was an enthralling and exciting second day of play between Fahey and Sayers, with Fahey requiring 2 additional sets and Sayers requiring 4 additional sets.  Sayers won the first set 6/4, the second set went to Fahey 6/4 and as for the third set, like...

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Fahey v Sayers Goes To Final Day

Tennis of the highest order was seen on the first day’s play. It was a match of intensity and committed tennis from both players.  Rob Fahey leads by sets 3/1.  The 4th set played could have gone either way, but it was Fahey who won it.  The set scores...

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Fahey -v- Sayers Streaming

Streaming for this event can be seen by following this link

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Virgona into the Final Eliminator

This first round eliminator between Virgona and Chapman finished in one day.  Virgona won the 1st 4 sets 6/1 6/2 6/4 6/2 and took up his option to play one additional set to complete the match and he won the 5th set 6/3. Sport can be ‘cruel’ and try...

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