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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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Primary Venues

Stratton Park

Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG22 5HN
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Totally Tennis Basingstoke

War Memorial Park, Crossborough Hill, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 4AG
Tel: 01256 358816
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Club Venues

Waverley Lawn Tennis Club

Fairfields Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 3DR
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Collapse AllBasingstoke Singles - Round 5 | Thursday 29 June 2017 to Wednesday 23 August 2017 (Midpoint: Wednesday 26 July 2017)

Current Rankings:

  1. Michael Soulsby 10.2 [W3] 6
  2. Claudio Nold 10.1 [W3, L1] 6
  3. Jonathan Cutler [W1, L1] 2
  4. Maciej Oscilowicz 10.1 [L3] 1
  5. James Rafferty 9.1 [L2]
  6. Charlie Robertson
  7. Harvey Loake

Match Results:

Claudio Nold bt James Rafferty (Aug 13) 6-2, 6-2
Claudio Nold bt Maciej Oscilowicz (Aug 6) 6-0, 6-2
Reveal CommentJonathan Cutler bt Maciej Oscilowicz (Aug 5) 2-6, 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Cheers for a great match good tennis. Very tight in the final set and hope for more close matches. Good luck for the rest of the round."  -- Jonathan
Claudio Nold bt Jonathan Cutler (Aug 5) 6-1, 6-3
Michael Soulsby bt Maciej Oscilowicz (Aug 4) 6-1, 6-4
Michael Soulsby bt James Rafferty (Aug 3) 6-1, 6-0
Michael Soulsby bt Claudio Nold (Jul 3) 6-3, 6-3

Current Rankings:

  1. Robert Ash [W4] 8
  2. Giuseppe Rivelli [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Sam Clarke [W1, L2] 3
  4. Richard Marrison 9.1 [L3] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Deji Adewola [L2]
  6. Russell Johnston 10.2

Match Results:

Reveal CommentRobert Ash bt Sam Clarke (Aug 15) 2-6, 6-0, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyable game played in lovely sunshine. The match was always close but the games rather strangely came in batches for either player."  -- Robert
Reveal CommentRobert Ash bt Deji Adewola (Aug 11) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable match in thankfully good weather. Thanks to Deji for making the journey to Eweshot."  -- Robert
Sam Clarke bt Richard Marrison (Jul 23) 6-1, 6-4
Robert Ash bt Giuseppe Rivelli (Jul 16) Walkover
Reveal CommentRobert Ash bt Richard Marrison (Jul 15) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A most enjoyable game and a lot closer than the score suggests."  -- Robert
Reveal CommentGiuseppe Rivelli bt Sam Clarke (Jul 15) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Drizzling day at the beginning but after nice and cool"  -- Giuseppe
Reveal CommentGiuseppe Rivelli bt Richard Marrison (Jul 8) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Wonderful day for a game, second set very competitive, many shots and a lot of winners"  -- Giuseppe
Reveal CommentGiuseppe Rivelli bt Deji Adewola (Jul 8) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely day for game on grass"  -- Giuseppe

Current Rankings:

  1. Chandri Krishnan 10.2 [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Morayo Bamidele [W3, L2] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Roland Philibert 10.2 [W3, L1] withdrawn 8 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Manoj Kumar Rai 10.2 [W1, L3] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Barrie Pleasance [W1, L3] 3
  6. Alex Haider [L4] 3 includes 2 bonus points

Match Results:

Morayo Bamidele bt Barrie Pleasance (Aug 6) 0-5 Barrie Pleasance Retired
Reveal CommentMorayo Bamidele bt Manoj Kumar Rai (Aug 4) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Interesting match. Thanks Manoj"  -- Morayo
Reveal CommentChandri Krishnan bt Barrie Pleasance (Jul 31) 6-0, 6-7 (9-11), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "What a great game! It was quite tiring but we both enjoyed playing it. "  -- Chandri
Reveal CommentRoland Philibert bt Manoj Kumar Rai (Jul 25) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Weather interupted match last week at 6-1, 3-0. Manoj decided today to leave it at that with a 6-1, 6-0 score. Thanks Manoj. See you next time."  -- Roland
Reveal CommentRoland Philibert bt Barrie Pleasance (Jul 24) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good match and couple of match-point at 5-0!"  -- Roland
Chandri Krishnan bt Manoj Kumar Rai (Jul 23) 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentManoj Kumar Rai bt Alex Haider (Jul 19) 2-6, 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "It was exhausting and long duration match on a day with perfect weather. Alex started match on a high node and finished first set with 2 ace serves in no time. I was finding grip on my racket and was unable to return strong servers of Alex. I returned to game with some confident shots in 2nd set and Alex kept on committing double faults which helped me to win 2nd set easily. We started 3rd set with all out efforts. It resulted into few long rallies and good shots from both player. 8th game was longest where we saw 15+ deuces on Alex serve. But I could manage to win that game which made my target easier. Fantastic match. Alex got very good serve but his inconsistency in serve cost him match. Well done Alex. I'm lucky to win. "  -- Manoj Kumar
Reveal CommentChandri Krishnan bt Morayo Bamidele (Jul 18) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Rain interrupted the match. We both agreed to stop it and have me as the winner. "  -- Chandri
Roland Philibert bt Morayo Bamidele (Jul 17) 6-1, 5-7, 6-3
Reveal CommentBarrie Pleasance bt Alex Haider (Jul 16) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Nice late Sunday afternoon match in humid conditions!"  -- Barrie
Chandri Krishnan bt Roland Philibert (Jul 13) 6-4, 6-3
Reveal CommentMorayo Bamidele bt Alex Haider (Jul 9) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good game for a sunny Sunday afternoon. "  -- Morayo
Reveal CommentChandri Krishnan bt Alex Haider (Jul 4) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Alex" -- Chandri

Results

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

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

Comments:
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