Haringey Tennis League

Welcome to the league!

Friendly, competitive tennis on Haringey's public courts

You are just a step away from joining our mixed-sex, singles league for adults (aged 18+).

If you have been meaning to get back into tennis, want to set yourself a challenge or would like to meet new people to play, why not give it a go!

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New rounds for Haringey start regularly. See next round dates above. Entries close the Monday before a round starts.

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This is how it works

  • Players are organised into groups of up to 8 people of a similar standard
  • Players arrange their own matches
  • It is a mixed sex, singles league, so men and women play each other
  • You can play on any court that suits both players

The league is

  • For everybody!
  • We welcome beginners as well as advanced players.
  • Players are grouped by ability, so you play only people of a roughly similar level
  • Affiliated to the LTA
  • For adults aged 18 years and above 

Key points

  • Matches are best of three tie break sets; if a set reaches 6 games all, it is decided by a tiebreak
  • The evening before the round starts you will receive an email with all the contact details of the players in your group
  • Players are grouped according to past performance in the league and, for new players, their Player Standard Questionnaire
  • Everyone in the group plays each other once during the round
  • You get one point for each set you win
  • If you complete three matches before the midpoint of a round you receive 2 bonus points and a bonus prize (either a pair of Local Tennis Leagues dampeners, or a tube of tennis balls).
  • The winner of each group is the player with the most points at the end of the round
  • The winners get a certificate and tennis prizes
  • Where possible, winners of the groups (and sometimes the top two) are promoted for the next round; those who come bottom (and sometimes the bottom two) are demoted

New to the league?

Just complete the player questionnaire so we can get you great matches, and then join the next round by paying the round fee.

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Returning players

Just log in and and join the next round by paying the round fee.

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Primary Venues

Bruce Castle Park

Lordship Lane, London, N17

Five newly resurfaced courts in beautiful parkland, with plans for a new café, operated by Robby Sukhdeo and the Pavilion Cafe team. These are the home courts of the league - and this league is designed to offer adult players at Bruce Castle an opportunity to play more friendly, competitive tennis.

Travel - Bus 149, 259, 279, 318, 349, W3; Train White Hart Lane, Bruce Grove.

# of Outdoor Courts: 5

Chestnuts Park

St Ann's Road, London, N15

Travel - Bus 67, 341; Tube: Seven Sisters

# of Outdoor Courts: 2
Prices:

Free to use.

Website: Chestnuts Park

Downhills Park

Downhills Park Road, London, N17

Travel - Bus 67, 230, 341, W4; Tube Turnpike Lane

# of Outdoor Courts: 3
Prices:

Free to use.

Finsbury Park

Endymion Road, London, N4

Seven excellent courts (plus two mini courts). 

Travel info - Bus 29, 141, 210, 253, 254, 259, 279, 341, W3, W5, W7; Tube Finsbury Park, Manor House; Train Finsbury Park.

 
# of Outdoor Courts: 7
Prices:

Free to use.

Website: Finsbury Park

Down Lane Recreation Ground

Park View Road, London, N17

Travel - Bus 41, 123, 149, 243, 259, 279, 318, 341, 349, 476, W4; Tube Tottenham Hale; Train Bruce Grove, Tottenham Hale

# of Outdoor Courts: 2
Prices:

Free to use.

Pavilion

Albert Road Recreation Ground, Albert Road, London, N22 7XL

These are the home courts of the Pavilion Tennis league. The Pavilion is a very friendly tennis centre operating on public courts which means it is genuinely accessible and open to all. As well as great, recently refurbished tennis courts, the centre has an excellent cafe and offers numerous other sporting and social facilities. The centre is run by Robby Sukhdeo (right) and has been awarded Beacon status by the Tennis Foundation.

Travel - Bus 102, 184, 299, Tube Bounds Green Wood Green, Train Alexandra Palace

 

Opening Times:

Open 9am - 9pm. Check with venue for use of floodlights

# of Outdoor Courts: 6
Prices:

£6.00 (£5 card holders). Floodlights £11 (£10). The annual booking card offers online courts bookings (7 days in advance) and costs £50.

Priory Park

Middle Lane, Hornsey, London, N8 8LP
# of Outdoor Courts: 6
Prices:

Free.

Stationers Park

Mayfield Road, London, N8
# of Outdoor Courts: 2
Prices:

Free to use.

White Hart Lane Recreation Ground

White Hart Lane, London, N22
Tel: 020 8881 2323

Four floodlit courts.

Travel - Bus W3, W4; Tube: Wood Green; Trian White Hart Lane.

Opening Times:

Mon - Fri: 10am-10pm; weekends: 9am-5pm

# of Outdoor Courts: 4
Prices:

£2/hour per person.

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"A big thank you to you and Nigel for organising and running the leagues which can be no small task,"

Zac Sargusingh

"It was really good fun thanks! Just the right amount of matches for the time given, a good variety of players and styles, all enjoyable matches. Being new to the area it was a great way to discover new courts, especially those that were brand new and free to use! Looking forward to the next round - thanks!" 

Jeremy Woolley

"I had vacillated about joining a league for quite a while and I'm glad I did. It was a friendlier experience than I'd expected - I was ready for disputed line calls and broken racquets but that never happened! The winter weather was obviously a challenge throughout and I'm looking forward to balmier games - although they'll probably be balmy defeats for me in league 1…A suggestion would be a table ranking the local courts for quality and facilities, based on players' feedback. Thanks for all your work to make this enjoyable for us,"

Jay Lalljee

"Thanks for the work co-ordinating all the leagues - I think it's a really great system!" 

Stuart Younger

"I really enjoyed the round, it provides a great way to keep fit, meet new people and have fun. Thank you for organising"

Michael Jones

"Thanks very much for organising the league, Nigel.  I am really enjoying it and the people I have met have been fabulous,"

Mike Scrimgeour

"I really enjoyed the games I played in the Haringey league. Thanks for organising. It really got me in to tennis properly,"

Emma McGuigan

"Thank you :) Really enjoyed playing in this group over the last 2 rounds and quite excited by the prospect of playing in Group 3,"

Dilesh Patel

"Thanks for encouraging me to join the league and for providing games suitable for a middle-aged returner - I had a  great time.  I was pleased - and rather surprised - to win the round  and look forward to having a go in a slightly higher group next time,"

Chris Ward

"I loved playing in the league (thanks for organising!)" 

Robin H

"Thanks very much! I've really enjoyed getting back to playing again, glad I joined,"

Gareth Marshall

"Thank you for organising the round and inviting me to play. I am looking forward to playing again,"

Dilesh Patel

"Once again, I had a blast playing in the league," 

Michael Prior

"I have thoroughly enjoyed taking part in the last year or two,"

Matt Ralph

"Thanks for all of the fun!" 

Jakub Zielkiewicz

"Many thanks for organising the league – I’ve very much enjoyed the two rounds I’ve been involved in,"

Jeremy Croxall

"Well organised, yet again!"

"Many thanks for organizing all of this, and getting me playing regularly again"

"Totally loving the league."

"Thanks to both you and Sally for organising this league, I think it’s a great idea"

"Many thanks for the prompt tennis balls delivery. I am very happy to be part of the Haringey League. I would like also to thank all of you who take care about it"

"Just to say so far I've really enjoyed playing in the league - playing through the icy wind has been well worth it. Everyone has shown a wonderful blend of sportsmanship and competitiveness."

"I've really enjoyed the tennis, especially the 2nd round (despite losing every match!). I really felt I learnt a lot from playing against some good opponents"

"Great fun even with tough schedules and difficult weather. Thanks for all your effort, it takes something like this for some of us to get motivated."

"Thank you again for another great tournament! I enjoyed every game and can't wait for the next round."

 

"I’m really enjoying this tennis league – thanks for all your hard work in putting this together. "

"Well-done for organising such a wonderful tournament. It's been great, fun and exciting. Honestly, I am really enjoying this and don't want it to finish.I will also take this opportunity to say I am really enjoying the league and may it continue!"

"Thanks again for setting up this league, it's great fun!"

"I really enjoyed this round - maybe because it's the first time I actually win some money through tennis! I knew I should have pursued a career in it ;-) Thanks for putting this all together."

"Thanks for organising, you've done a brilliant job. I'll definitely be signing up for the second round. I really enjoyed the first round of matches."

"Enjoyed all my matches and the people have been lovely.  Can't wait for Round 2."

"I've enjoyed it very much and look forward to participating in any other leagues you might be organising.  And thank you for putting this all together."

"Really enjoying the matches and the people I have played have all been lovely people.  Thank you in advance for the tennis balls"

"Thanks again for such a fun league.  Looking forward to the next one."

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Singles Round 27 | Thursday 14 May to Wednesday 8 July 2015 (Mid-point: Wednesday 10 June 2015)

SINGLES | GROUP 1

CURRENT RANKINGS:

  1. Jeremy Woolley [W4] 10 includes two bonus points
  2. Charlie Clinton 8.2 [W3, L3] 8 includes two bonus points
  3. Daniel Britten 9.2 [W2, L1] 7 includes two bonus points
  4. Giorgio Salvi 9.2 [W1, L1] 2
  5. Aleksandar Natovski [L1] 1
  6. Stefan Harper-Pryce 9.2 [L2] 1
  7. Ben Reynolds [L2]
  8. Alex Carpignano 10.1 withdrawn

MATCH RESULTS:

Reveal CommentJeremy Woolley bt Stefan Harper-Pryce (Jun 7) 6-4, 6-1

PLAYER COMMENTS:

  • "Stefan staged a great comeback from 5-1 to 5-4 in the first, but I clinched the set and kept a rhythm to take the second. Summer is here..." -- Jeremy
Daniel Britten bt Ben Reynolds (Jun 7) 6-0, 6-0
Daniel Britten bt Charlie Clinton (Jun 6) 6-2, 7-6 (7-2)
Reveal CommentJeremy Woolley bt Daniel Britten (Jun 4) 6-2, 6-7 (6-8), 6-1

PLAYER COMMENTS:

  • "A real marathon - enough deuces to last all year and 2 match points saved by Daniel to take it to 3 sets. Enjoyable game, thanks" -- Jeremy
Reveal CommentJeremy Woolley bt Charlie Clinton (Jun 2) 6-2, 6-3

PLAYER COMMENTS:

  • "A much closer match than in a previous round, plenty of long rallies and winners from both sides. A few howlers from both sides too though! Enjoyable match in the bubble" -- Jeremy
Reveal CommentCharlie Clinton bt Aleksandar Natovski (May 30) 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (7-5)

PLAYER COMMENTS:

  • " gruelling 3 hour match which could hardly have been closer. Things looked dodgy at 4-2 down in the third, and Alex had a point for a 5-3 lead. Thankfully I managed to hold on and close out only my second win against Aleks in numerous attempts" -- Charlie
Charlie Clinton bt Stefan Harper-Pryce (May 24) 6-3, 6-7 (4-7), 6-3
Charlie Clinton bt Ben Reynolds (May 18) 6-3, 6-1
Reveal CommentJeremy Woolley bt Giorgio Salvi (May 17) 7-5, 6-4

PLAYER COMMENTS:

  • "A brilliant match, 2 very close sets with great rallies and shots from both of us. Starting to feel like summer!" -- Jeremy
Giorgio Salvi bt Charlie Clinton (May 16) 6-3, 6-1

SINGLES | GROUP 2

CURRENT RANKINGS:

  1. Stephen Young 9.1 [W4] 10 includes two bonus points
  2. Michele Mazza 9.1 [W3] 6
  3. Oliver Gossage 9.1 [W2, L1] 6 includes two bonus points
  4. Jay Lalljee 10.1 [W1, L4, UF1] 6 includes two bonus points
  5. Chris Ward 8.2 [W1, L4] 5 includes two bonus points
  6. Nathan Lela 10.1 [W1, L2] 5 includes two bonus points
  7. Pierre Hyde 10.1 [L1, UF1] 1
  8. Graham Barrett

MATCH RESULTS:

Reveal CommentJay Lalljee bt Chris Ward (Jun 27) 6-2, 7-5

PLAYER COMMENTS:

  • "Very pleased to survive a second-set comeback from Chris and beat him on a court on which he was previously undefeated!" -- Jay
Reveal CommentPierre Hyde v Jay Lalljee (Jun 20) 6-7 (4-7), 6-3, 3-0 TBC

PLAYER COMMENTS:

  • "2 gruelling hours and New River threw us out! To be completed at a later date..." -- Pierre
Stephen Young bt Pierre Hyde (Jun 14) 6-1, 6-4
Michele Mazza bt Jay Lalljee (Jun 13) 6-4, 6-2
Reveal CommentOliver Gossage bt Jay Lalljee (Jun 9) 6-3, 7-6

PLAYER COMMENTS:

  • "Good game thanks Jay. Particularly the 2nd set. Let me know if you’re ever around for another game" -- Oliver
Stephen Young bt Jay Lalljee (Jun 4) 6-4, 6-2
Reveal CommentMichele Mazza bt Chris Ward (May 30) 6-4, 7-5

PLAYER COMMENTS:

  • "I greatly enjoyed pitting my tennis-playing wits against Michele again, whose supremely elegant net play is above my grade. It would have been nice to have taken a set (I had the odd chance) but class won out. Still, it was a lot closer than our previous match." -- Chris
Stephen Young bt Oliver Gossage (May 28) 6-2, 6-2
Nathan Lela bt Jay Lalljee (May 25) 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
Reveal CommentChris Ward bt Nathan Lela (May 23) 6-3, 6-1

PLAYER COMMENTS:

  • "After the opening six games were shared, Nathan's serve, at its best swingy and awkward to deal with, took a downturn while mine enjoyed one of its all-too-rare spells of consistent effectiveness and that proved decisive. On another day the outcome could be very different" -- Chris
Michele Mazza bt Nathan Lela (May 20) 6-2, 2-6, 6-4
Reveal CommentOliver Gossage bt Chris Ward (May 19) 0-6, 6-3, 6-4

PLAYER COMMENTS:

  • "In our match played initially against the Gothic background of lowering skies and lightning flashes over Ally Pally, Oli overcooked things in the first set, gifting me too many points. When he changed to an approach based on patience and perseverance , this, coupled with my ability to keep more or less anything in play if with no great style, meant rallies of 20-30 shots became commonplace. Oli deservedly shaded it- fair play to him for turning the match round" -- Chris
Stephen Young bt Chris Ward (May 17) 6-2, 6-2

SINGLES | GROUP 3

CURRENT RANKINGS:

  1. Moby Longinotto 10.2 [W6] 14 includes two bonus points
  2. Stuart Younger 9.2 [W4, L1] 10 includes two bonus points
  3. Jaroslaw Laka 10 [W2, L1] 6 includes two bonus points
  4. Brett Galloway 8.2 [W2, L3] 6 includes two bonus points
  5. Michael Ross 8.2 [W1, L6] 6 includes two bonus points
  6. Max Olds 9.1 [W2, L1] 4
  7. Norman Freshney 9.2 [W1, L4] 4 includes two bonus points
  8. Raphael Abraham [W1, L3] 3

MATCH RESULTS:

Reveal CommentMoby Longinotto bt Stuart Younger (Jun 22) 6-3, 6-1

PLAYER COMMENTS:

  • "Good game this one on a windy but sunny evening in Bruce Castle. Stuart was coming up with some big serves and we played some decent rallies - nice winners on both sides. Best game so far great fun as well. My old legs are tired after two matches in two days. " -- Moby
Max Olds bt Michael Ross (Jun 21) 7-6 (7-2), 6-4
Reveal CommentMoby Longinotto bt Raphael Abraham (Jun 21) 6-0, 6-0

PLAYER COMMENTS:

  • "Went to meet Rapha at his great tennis club. It's really a nice place in leafy Harringey near Priory Park. The courts are shale like clay which was perfect for my game. The match was really fun, we played a third set that was much closer. Sun was shining was great stuff-- Moby" -- Moby
Brett Galloway bt Raphael Abraham (Jun 19) 6-2, 2-6, 6-1
Reveal CommentMoby Longinotto bt Norman Freshney (Jun 17) 6-1, 6-2

PLAYER COMMENTS:

  • "Very windy day and the ball was going everywhere but was a fun game." -- Moby
Reveal CommentRaphael Abraham bt Michael Ross (Jun 14) 6-3, 1-6, 6-1

PLAYER COMMENTS:

  • "An epic encounter played over 2 days! Begun on Friday evening until rain and darkness descended with the score poised at one set all. Michael kindly came back to Fortis Green to finish the match on Sunday morning. Neither of us very consistent but some very close multi-deuce games and good fun all round. " -- Raphael
Stuart Younger bt Norman Freshney (Jun 13) 6-3, 6-1
Reveal CommentMoby Longinotto bt Max Olds (Jun 8) 6-3, 6-1

PLAYER COMMENTS:

  • "Good game, best I've played in a long time. Max was hitting all the winners - Really good fun." -- Moby
Reveal CommentStuart Younger bt Michael Ross (Jun 7) 6-3, 6-4

PLAYER COMMENTS:

  • "Beautiful day and really good competitive game. Really enjoyed it, and deserved to be a closer scoreline. " -- Stuart
Max Olds bt Norman Freshney (Jun 6) 6-4, 7-6 (7-3)
Brett Galloway bt Michael Ross (Jun 4) 6-1, 6-2
Jaroslaw Laka bt Brett Galloway (Jun 3) 6-4, 6-2
Norman Freshney bt Brett Galloway (May 27) 6-1, 6-2
Reveal CommentMoby Longinotto bt Brett Galloway (May 25) 6-2, 6-0

PLAYER COMMENTS:

  • "good game nice evening - one or two good rallies and a few deuce games - some decent lobs in the tighter games. Great stuff" -- Moby
Jaroslaw Laka bt Michael Ross (May 25) 6-4, 4-6, 6-3
Reveal CommentStuart Younger bt Jaroslaw Laka (May 25) 6-1, 6-2

PLAYER COMMENTS:

  • "Last time we played it was really close, but Jaroslaw didn't hit his stride today. All the same, it was closer than the result looks." -- Stuart
Reveal CommentMoby Longinotto bt Michael Ross (May 18) 6-0, 6-0

PLAYER COMMENTS:

  • "A windy swirly evening in South Tottenham with low sunshine ... Nice game of tennis played in good sporting spirits. Great to be in the league." -- Moby
Michael Ross bt Norman Freshney (May 17) 7-5, 6-1
Reveal CommentStuart Younger bt Raphael Abraham (May 17) 6-1, 7-6 (7-5)

PLAYER COMMENTS:

  • "Beautiful courts at the club at Fortis Green, great weather and fun game. Close second set - relieved it didn't go to a third, as the tide was turning!" -- Stuart

SINGLES | GROUP 4

CURRENT RANKINGS:

  1. Zac Sargusingh 10.1 [W2, L2] 7 includes two bonus points
  2. Henry Firth 10.2 [W1, L3] 5 includes two bonus points
  3. An Ngo 9.2 [W2] 4
  4. Thomas O'Brien [W1] 2
  5. Kevin Hall 10.1 [W1] 2
  6. Pedro Augusto Teixeira de Freitas 10.2 [L2]
  7. Tom Evans 10.2

MATCH RESULTS:

An Ngo bt Zac Sargusingh (Jun 14) 6-3, 6-0
Henry Firth bt Pedro Augusto Teixeira de Freitas (Jun 11) 6-0, 6-3
Reveal CommentKevin Hall bt Zac Sargusingh (Jun 7) 6-4, 2-6, 7-5

PLAYER COMMENTS:

  • "A tough and very close match" -- Kevin
Thomas O'Brien bt Henry Firth (May 31) 6-2, 6-0
An Ngo bt Henry Firth (May 21) 6-2, 5-7, 6-1
Zac Sargusingh bt Henry Firth (May 17) 6-1, 6-4
Zac Sargusingh bt Pedro Augusto Teixeira de Freitas (May 16) 6-1, 6-1

SINGLES | GROUP 5

CURRENT RANKINGS:

  1. James Francois 10.2 [W4] 10 includes two bonus points
  2. Luther Wainwright 10.2 [W4, L1] 10 includes two bonus points
  3. Dawid Dereszewski 10.2 [W2, L2] 6 includes two bonus points
  4. Robert Turner 8.2 [W1, L3] 5 includes two bonus points
  5. David Owen 10.1 [L4] 3 includes two bonus points
  6. Lucio Versaggi 10.2 [L1]

MATCH RESULTS:

Luther Wainwright bt Lucio Versaggi (Jun 18) 6-1, 6-3
James Francois bt Robert Turner (Jun 17) 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentLuther Wainwright bt Robert Turner (Jun 10) 4-6, 6-4, 7-5

PLAYER COMMENTS:

  • "A very close match" -- Luther
James Francois bt David Owen (Jun 6) 6-1, 6-3
James Francois bt Dawid Dereszewski (May 27) 6-4, 7-5
Reveal CommentDawid Dereszewski bt Robert Turner (May 25) 6-1, 6-1

PLAYER COMMENTS:

  • "We had lots of fun with the game and stayed longer to do some rallys after, where Robert dominated. Couple of nice balls from both side. Really enjoyed the game. Thanks!" -- Dawid
Reveal CommentLuther Wainwright bt Dawid Dereszewski (May 23) 6-4, 6-2

PLAYER COMMENTS:

  • "A very close and tough match :) I managed to push over the line against some excellent serving from Dawid... Really enjoying the league at the moment and would just like to say thank you to James the other day for showing me where I need to be!" -- Luther
James Francois bt Luther Wainwright (May 21) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentRobert Turner bt David Owen (May 20) 6-3, 6-3

PLAYER COMMENTS:

  • "A good natured match with some great shots by both players" -- Robert
Dawid Dereszewski bt David Owen (May 17) 6-4, 6-4
Luther Wainwright bt David Owen (May 16) 6-0, 4-6, 6-2

SINGLES | GROUP 6

CURRENT RANKINGS:

  1. Eric Langham 10.2 [W1] 2
  2. Mauro Lafico 10.1 [W1, L1] 2
  3. Karl Fichtel 9.1 [W1, L1] 2
  4. Janice Molyneux 10.2 [L1]
  5. Amanda Gibson 10.2
  6. Caroline Wishney 10.1

MATCH RESULTS:

Eric Langham bt Mauro Lafico (Jun 15) 6-2, 6-2
Karl Fichtel bt Janice Molyneux (Jun 14) 6-2, 6-2
Mauro Lafico bt Karl Fichtel (May 25) 7-6, 6-1

Results

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The results listed here include all previous rounds of Singles and Doubles matches for Haringey.

Scoring Information:

You earn one point for every set you win. Players who complete three or more matches by the mid-point of the round receive 2 bonus points, and a free can of balls which we will post to you.

Legend:

Player, [LTA rating], [win/loss/tie tally], points won

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