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!

Close matches, close by.

Barn Elms Tennis Courts
Barn Elms Tennis Courts

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From the dates above, choose your round and click on the Join By link.


Every player who completes three matches by the midway point of any round is sent a FREE can of tennis balls! Plus there are great offers all the time in our shop.


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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!

Missing Something?

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
full venue details »

Club Venues

Barnes Tennis Club

The Club House, Lonsdale Road, London, SW13 9QL
Tel: 0208 876 1270
full venue details »

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

Tony Nesbit

"Thanks for organising the league, I did it enjoy and would like to play in the next round"

Ian Hancock

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

Graham Pullen

"Regards to the team. Fine organisation and fun" 

Tony Nesbit

"Great league, it is very pleasant to play at Barnes thanks to the convenience of booking the courts and a great atmosphere.", 

Damien Marty

"This tennis league is such a great idea - I'm really enjoying it.  Thank you!"

Rachel Holmes

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Collapse AllBarnes & Sheen Singles - Round 26 | Thursday 26 January 2017 to Wednesday 22 March 2017 (Midpoint: Wednesday 22 February 2017)

Current Rankings:

  1. Ian Hancock 8.2 [W4] 8
  2. Tony Nesbit 9.1 [W1, L1] 2
  3. Patrick Grossmann 9.1 [L1]
  4. Stephen Flexer 10.1 [L2]
  5. Clive Daykin [L1]

Match Results:

Ian Hancock bt Patrick Grossmann (Mar 18) 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentTony Nesbit bt Stephen Flexer (Mar 15) 7-6 (7-5), 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Hope to meet Stephen again in the sunshine. We had a good battle under flood lights; lots of deuces; near misses. Close match and very enjoyable. Tony"  -- Tony
Reveal CommentIan Hancock bt Tony Nesbit (Mar 12) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "An enjoyable game with Tony at a rainy Barn Elms. Tony hadn't played for a while so was a little rusty in the first set but got going in the second with some strong forehand winners."  -- Ian
Ian Hancock bt Stephen Flexer (Feb 18) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentIan Hancock bt Clive Daykin (Jan 28) 7-5, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "An enjoyable game between two players with similar styles, tenacious and spinny! Decided by the odd mistake or winner. Thanks for the game Clive, I'm looking forward to the next one."  -- Ian

Current Rankings:

  1. Bill Ford [W2, UF1] 5
  2. David Maud 9.2 [W2, UF1] 5
  3. Angus Comber 10.2 [W1, L2] 2
  4. Theng Hone Goh [L3]
  5. Francis Lacan 8.2 withdrawn

Match Results:

Reveal CommentAngus Comber bt Theng Hone Goh (Mar 19) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Challenging due to heavy winds"  -- Angus
Bill Ford bt Theng Hone Goh (Mar 18) 6-1, 6-0
David Maud bt Theng Hone Goh (Mar 10) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentDavid Maud v Bill Ford (Mar 1) 6-3, 4-6 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Due to a back injury on my part which happened during the second second. "  -- David
Bill Ford bt Angus Comber (Feb 28) 6-0, 6-0
David Maud bt Angus Comber (Feb 18) 7-5, 6-2


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

Reporters of results are encouraged to leave a comment on the "Report Your Score" form. Additional commentaries may be added by submitting a result revision (see the pencil icon next to your results)