Friendly, competitive tennis on Barnes and Sheen'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 or would like to meet new people to play, why not give it a go!

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Barn Elms Tennis Courts
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This is how it works:

  • Players are organised into groups of up to 8 people of a similar standard
  • Contact details are emailed
  • 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.
  • 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
  • The evening before the round starts you will receive an email with all the contact details of the players in your group
  • 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
  • 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 certificate and tennis prizes
  • Where possible, winners of groups are promoted to the group above for the next round.

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 any of the upcoming rounds above.

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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If you notice any of our venue information is out of date, missing court costs or opening hours please let us know.


Primary Venues

Barn Elms

Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes, London, SW13 0DG
Tel: 020 8876 9873
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Barn Elms Sports Trust

London Marathon Pavilion, Queen Elizabeth Walk, London, SW13 9SA
Tel: 0208 876 9503
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Dukes Meadows Tennis Centre

Dan Mason Drive, London, W4 2SH
Tel: 020 8994 3314
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Palewell Common

Palewell Common Drive, London, SW14 8RF
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Rocks Lane Multi Sports Centre

Rocks Lane (opposite Ranelagh Avenue) SW13 0DG, London, SW13 0DG
Tel: 020 8876 8330
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Sheen Common

Fife Road, East Sheen, London, SW14 7EL
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Club Venues

Barnes Tennis Club

The Club House, Lonsdale Road, London, SW13 9QL
Tel: 0208 876 1270
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"Thanks for all your great work"

Glen Stephens

"Regards to the team. Fine organisation and fun" 

Tony Nesbit

"I have enjoyed very much meeting the other members of the league"

Graham Pullen

"It's a great idea; I am enjoying meeting lots of local players and playing a variety of opponents. It seems a very relaxed way of improving your tennis without the club match pressure"

Barbara Whiteford

"I broke my strings in point two so perhaps it wasn’t my best tennis but it is all good practice as matches are so different to just social hitting – and the chance to play new people who are keen just to play is great!"

Clare Knowles

"Thanks for the well run league. I'm looking forward to the next round with keen anticipation"

Tony Nesbit

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Collapse AllBarnes & Sheen Singles - Round 27 | Thursday 13 April 2017 to Wednesday 7 June 2017 (Midpoint: Wednesday 10 May 2017)

Current Rankings:

  1. Ian Hancock 8.2 [W3, L2] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Marcin Wolczyk [W2, L3] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Sam Richardson 7.1 [W2] 4
  4. Matthew Schlotter [W2] 4
  5. Tony Nesbit 9.1 [L3] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Neil McKelvie 8.2 [W1, L1] 2
  7. Ryan Carlisle [L1]
  8. Camilo Ardiles Morgado

Match Results:

Marcin Wolczyk bt Neil McKelvie (May 14) 6-4, 6-2
Reveal CommentIan Hancock bt Ryan Carlisle (May 14) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Ryan took a while to get going as he hadn't played for a while. Some good rallies in the second set."  -- Ian
Reveal CommentIan Hancock bt Tony Nesbit (May 9) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A beautiful evening for tennis but Tony not at his best, making a few more errors than he normally would. A temporary lapse I'm sure! Looking forward to the next match with him. "  -- Ian
Matthew Schlotter bt Marcin Wolczyk (May 7) 6-1, 6-2
Ian Hancock bt Marcin Wolczyk (May 6) 6-3, 6-2
Reveal CommentNeil McKelvie bt Tony Nesbit (May 5) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "The match was played in very gusty conditions which mostly made it a lottery. Thanks for the game Tony, look forward to another soon."  -- Neil
Reveal CommentSam Richardson bt Ian Hancock (May 5) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Seriously windy afternoon so not very pretty tennis! Lots of deuce games and better quality in second set from both of us. "  -- Sam
Reveal CommentSam Richardson bt Marcin Wolczyk (May 1) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Heavy rain during 1st set made court very slippy but sun came out for 2nd set. "  -- Sam
Marcin Wolczyk bt Tony Nesbit (Apr 25) 7-5, 3-6, 6-3
Matthew Schlotter bt Ian Hancock (Apr 22) 6-1, 6-4

Current Rankings:

  1. David Maud 9.2 [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Oliver Newton [W3, L1] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Matt Mcnally 10.2 [W3] 6
  4. Richard Buckingham 9.2 [W1, L3] 3
  5. Angus Comber 10.2 [L4] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Clive Daykin [L1] 1
  7. Patrick Grossmann 9.1 [L2] 1
  8. Phil Thompson

Match Results:

Matt Mcnally bt Oliver Newton (May 14) 7-6 (7-4), 5-7, 6-1
Matt Mcnally bt Richard Buckingham (May 11) 1-6, 6-3, 6-4
Richard Buckingham bt Angus Comber (May 11) 6-0, 6-0
David Maud bt Richard Buckingham (May 6) 6-4, 6-4
Matt Mcnally bt Angus Comber (May 6) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentDavid Maud bt Patrick Grossmann (May 3) 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Match suspended due to hail storm!!! TBC"  -- David
  • "The completion of the match took place on a windy and rainy day. Attacking game on both sides." David
David Maud bt Clive Daykin (May 1) 2-6, 6-4, 6-1
Oliver Newton bt Richard Buckingham (Apr 22) 6-4, 6-2
David Maud bt Angus Comber (Apr 22) 6-3, 6-3
Reveal CommentOliver Newton bt Patrick Grossmann (Apr 16) 6-4, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Fun game in glorious sunshine. "  -- Oliver
Oliver Newton bt Angus Comber (Apr 15) 6-0, 6-0

Current Rankings:

  1. Andrew Palmer 10.2 [W3] 6
  2. Ajeet Ranjit 10.2 [W2, L1] 4
  3. Adrian Restantia 9.2 [W1] 2
  4. Francis Keeling [L2]
  5. Pete Brewer [L1]
  6. Zane Baring 10.1 [L2]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentAjeet Ranjit bt Zane Baring (May 21) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Really good match - took a lot out of both of us. Zane hung around in the second set and I am glad I was able to see it out. Not sure I could have handled a third set."  -- Ajeet
Reveal CommentAndrew Palmer bt Ajeet Ranjit (May 20) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match!! Good luck with the rest"  -- Andrew
Reveal CommentAjeet Ranjit bt Francis Keeling (May 17) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "I really enjoyed this match - Francis was a great opponent and a top bloke. The score does flatter me as it does not reflect some of the tight rallies we had and good points we played but I am relieved to start this round with a win!"  -- Ajeet
Reveal CommentAndrew Palmer bt Zane Baring (May 13) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match. Was a little inconsistent but good fun nonetheless. Best of luck for the rest of your matches."  -- Andrew
Reveal CommentAndrew Palmer bt Francis Keeling (May 11) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match. Best of luck with your other matches"  -- Andrew
Reveal CommentAdrian Restantia bt Pete Brewer (May 1) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great game! The first set was very close even if the score does not reflect that. We went into a lot a deuce games. "  -- Adrian


Looking for previous matches? Visit the Barnes archive.
The results listed here include the current and previous rounds for Barnes. 

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.

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

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