Friendly, competitive tennis on The All England Lawn Tennis Club Community Sports Ground's public courts

You are just a step away from joining our mixed-sex, daytime singles league for men and women (aged 18+) of all standards.

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

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The indoor courts at AELTC Community Sports Ground
The indoor courts at AELTC Community Sports Ground

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This is how it works:

  • Players are organised into groups of between 5 to 9 people of a similar standard
  • It is a mixed sex, singles league, so men and women play each other
  • Groups are put together by standard and there can be any combination of men and women in a group (we do not guarantee a balance of men and women and you could be the only man in a group of women or vice versa!)
  • Contact details are emailed and posted to each player's account page
  • Players arrange their own matches
  • You can play on any court that suits both players

The league is:

  • For everyone over the age of 18
  • We welcome beginners as well as advanced players.
  • Don't worry that you won't be good enough - playing matches is the best way to improve, and we use an online questionnaire to assess people's 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 sets; if a set reaches 6 games all it is decided by a tiebreak
  • Matches are intended to be played weekdays during the day when there is good court availability at the AELTC Community Sports Ground
  • The evening before the round starts you will receive an email with all the contact details of the players in your group. Contact details are also posted to your Account Page
  • Players are placed in groups according to past performance in the league and, for new players, their Player Standard Questionnaire
  • Each player attempts to play each of the other player on their group once during the round
  • A point is awarded for each set won
  • 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 the group is the player with the most points at the end of the round
  • The winner of the group wins a voucher for £20 to be spent in the Local Tennis League online shop. A winner's certificate is also posted to the winner's Account Page as a PDF file.
  • Where possible, winners of groups are promoted to the group above for the next round.

See here for the complete rules and regulations

Getting started

New players will need to complete the player questionnaire before they can join a round. Once you’ve signed up, and for returning players you can join the next round here.

For everything you need to know before you get started see the FAQs and review the Rules and Regulations, which all players agree to adhere to when playing in the leagues.

If there is anything else you need help with get in contact with Nigel, Sally and the team who will be happy to help!


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Primary Venues

AELTC Community Sports Ground

216 Grand Drive, Raynes Park, London, SW20 9NB
Tel: 020 8939 6422
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Other Venues

Cottenham Park

Melbury Gardens, West Wimbledon, London, SW20 0DJ
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Wimbledon Park

Home Park Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 7HX
Tel: 020 8879 0611
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Holland Garden

Cambridge Road, West Wimbledon, London, SW20 0SN
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John Innes Park and Recreation Ground

Mostyn Road, Morden, London, SW19 3LL
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Joseph Hood Recreation Ground

Martin Way, Morden, Surrey, SW20 9BX
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Nursery Road Playing Fields

Nursery Road, Merton, London, SW19 4JA
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Sir Joseph Hood Memorial Playing Fields

Marina Avenue, Motspur Park, London, KT3 6NF
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Collapse AllAELTC Community Sports Ground Daytime Singles - Round 1 | Thursday 31 January 2019 to Wednesday 27 March 2019 (Midpoint: Wednesday 27 February 2019)

Current Rankings:

  1. Flavio Taffoni 7.2 [W4, L1, UF1] 10
  2. Adam Burgis 7.1 [W2, UF1] 5
  3. Kevin Allen [W1] 2
  4. Kaloyan Valchev [W1] 2
  5. Julian Harcourt 8.2 [L2, UF1] 1
  6. Vladimir Valchev [L2] 1
  7. Amar Campbell 9.1 [L2, UF1]
  8. Aizaz Ahmed Butt 8.2 [L1]

Match Results:

Flavio Taffoni bt Vladimir Valchev (Mar 17) 6-1, 6-1
Kevin Allen bt Flavio Taffoni (Mar 14) 2-6, 6-0, 7-5
Reveal CommentKaloyan Valchev bt Vladimir Valchev (Mar 13) 4-6, 6-3, [10-8]

Player Comments:

  • "Very close and enjoyable match with lots of great rallies in the late evening. The young generation representative managed to squeeze the last three points in the championship tiebreaker. Well done my son. Proud of you! Vlad "  -- Vladimir
Flavio Taffoni bt Aizaz Ahmed Butt (Mar 5) 6-1, 6-0
Julian Harcourt v Amar Campbell (Mar 1) 7-6 (7-4), 3-2 TBC
Flavio Taffoni v Adam Burgis (Feb 25) 7-5, 1-6 TBC
Flavio Taffoni bt Amar Campbell (Feb 22) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentAdam Burgis bt Julian Harcourt (Feb 15) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Adam I enjoyed it inspire of the score line - good luck for the coming weeks!"  -- Julian
Flavio Taffoni bt Julian Harcourt (Feb 8) 6-1, 6-1
Adam Burgis bt Amar Campbell (Feb 7) 6-0, 6-1

Current Rankings:

  1. Naeem Sakhi 9.2 [W6] 14 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Elizabeth Walker 9.2 [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Rachel Kift 9.2 [W3, L2] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Orestis Tzortzoglou 8.1 [W2, L1] 4
  5. Naeem Ahmad [W2, L3] 4
  6. Peter Lace [W1, L5] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Gill Johnston [L6] 1
  8. Evelyn Strouts [L2] withdrawn

Match Results:

Reveal CommentRachel Kift bt Gill Johnston (Mar 18) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable match with some great long rallies. Thanks Gill, hope to play again some time"  -- Rachel
Reveal CommentOrestis Tzortzoglou bt Gill Johnston (Mar 15) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "It was a very windy day which meant there was no heating indoors either which made play a little more difficult as neither of us expected this. It was a thoroughly enjoyable match with Gill with some really long rallies and great shots. "  -- Orestis
Reveal CommentRachel Kift bt Naeem Ahmad (Mar 14) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "I enjoyed playing against Naeem. We had some great rallies and he has a wicked serve out wide which resulted in quite a few aces. Best of luck with the rest of your matches"  -- Rachel
Reveal CommentNaeem Ahmad bt Peter Lace (Mar 11) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "It was enjoyable match."  -- Naeem
Reveal CommentNaeem Ahmad bt Gill Johnston (Mar 7) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "An enjoyable match - thank you Naeem."  -- Gill
Naeem Sakhi bt Orestis Tzortzoglou (Mar 7) 6-3, 6-4
Naeem Sakhi bt Naeem Ahmad (Feb 28) 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentPeter Lace bt Gill Johnston (Feb 28) 0-6, 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "An enjoyable tennis match in a memorable range of weather conditions. We played under light showers in the first set, a brief sighting of the sun was followed by intermittant heavier showers in sets 2 & 3, but we decided we were’nt going to let the weather beat us! Playing on clay we were’nt putting ourselves in danger of injury but the rain did have an effect on the speed of the balls and turned the match around (purely co-incidentally). Well played Peter!"  -- Gill
Reveal CommentOrestis Tzortzoglou bt Peter Lace (Feb 27) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A very enjoyable match with Pete in glorious weather!"  -- Orestis
Reveal CommentElizabeth Walker bt Peter Lace (Feb 25) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Peter was a lovely opponent. We had a good match with many great rallies."  -- Elizabeth
Naeem Sakhi bt Peter Lace (Feb 25) 6-0, 6-1
Reveal CommentElizabeth Walker bt Naeem Ahmad (Feb 21) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Nice game Naeem is a challenging opponent "  -- Elizabeth
Reveal CommentElizabeth Walker bt Rachel Kift (Feb 19) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "We had a lovely match with lots of dueces and long rallies. It just didn’t go Rachel’s way this time"  -- Elizabeth
Reveal CommentRachel Kift bt Peter Lace (Feb 15) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "This was Peter's first league match and my first win on an indoor court so a match of firsts! We had some enjoyable rallies and quite a few deuce games so definitely not as 1-sided as the scoreline suggests. Thanks again for the match Peter. Best of luck with your other matches"  -- Rachel
Naeem Sakhi bt Evelyn Strouts (Feb 12) 6-0, 6-0
Naeem Sakhi bt Rachel Kift (Feb 11) 6-4, 6-0
Reveal CommentElizabeth Walker bt Gill Johnston (Feb 11) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely match with good rallies Thank you Gill"  -- Elizabeth
Reveal CommentElizabeth Walker bt Evelyn Strouts (Feb 6) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Real lovely to play thank you"  -- Elizabeth
Naeem Sakhi bt Gill Johnston (Feb 5) 6-0, 6-1