Basingstoke Tennis League

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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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New rounds for the Basingstoke league start regularly. See next round dates and entry fees above. Entries close the Monday before a round starts. You are never committed to joining more than one round and round usually last eight weeks (ten weeks where we also run doubles rounds).

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Friendly, competitive tennis in Basingstoke!

Adult players of all standards are warmly invited to join this friendly league. Everyone is welcome.

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.

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Returning players

Choose the round you wish to join from your account page, or choose from the links at the top of the page. And let the tennis begin!

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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 contact us and we will be happy to help!

Primary Venues

Stratton Park

Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG22 5HN

6 Tarmac courts with free parking on-site. Toilets and changing rooms available but with limited opening times. 

Opening Times:

Open all day

# of Outdoor Courts: 6
Prices:

Free to use.

No booking system - turn up and play. 

Totally Tennis Basingstoke

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

4 Acrylic indoor courts and 4 tarmac outdoor courts with floodlights. Toilets, changing rooms, a cafe and free parking are available on-site. 

Opening Times:

 

Mon - Fri: 10 am - 10 pm

Sat - Sun: 9 am - 4 pm

 

# of Indoor Courts: 4
# of Outdoor Courts: 4
Prices:

Outdoor (per hour): £7

Indoor (per hour): £17 Peak (after 4 pm weekdays and weekends),

                            £11 Off Peak

To book call reception on the phone number provided or email tt@totallytennis.co.uk 

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Collapse AllBasingstoke Singles - Round 2 | Thursday 6 October 2016 to Wednesday 30 November 2016 (Midpoint: Wednesday 2 November 2016)

An excellent second round of the Basingstoke Tennis League with a high percentage of matches played and great commentaries provided. We hope you enjoyed yourselves, see you next time!

Group Summary:

Maciej fought through three three set matches to come out undefeated in this round, but despite winning a close contest with Claudio it is Claudio who tops the group with an impressive debut return of three victories and two bonus points!

Final Rankings:

  1. Claudio Nold 10.2 [W3, L1] 9 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Maciej Oscilowicz 10.1 [W4] 8 RUNNER UP
  3. Neil Watkins [W2, L2] 5
  4. Hugo Riveros [W1, L3] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Richard Marrison 9.1 [L4]

Match Results:

Match of the Group:

Maciej Oscilowicz bt Neil Watkins (Nov 26) 6-3, 2-6, 7-5
Maciej Oscilowicz bt Hugo Riveros (Nov 18) 4-6, 6-1, 6-3
Reveal CommentNeil Watkins bt Richard Marrison (Nov 16) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good match in tricky weather conditions"  -- Neil
Reveal CommentMaciej Oscilowicz bt Claudio Nold (Nov 13) 3-6, 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Some very good tennis. Match almost latest 2.5 hours. Great fun. Thanks."  -- Claudio
Maciej Oscilowicz bt Richard Marrison (Nov 6) 6-3, 7-5
Neil Watkins bt Hugo Riveros (Oct 30) 6-0, 6-3
Reveal CommentClaudio Nold bt Hugo Riveros (Oct 29) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable match. Some really good rallies. Thanks."  -- Claudio
Reveal CommentClaudio Nold bt Neil Watkins (Oct 26) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Took some time to get the timing right on that surface. Thanks for the match Neil. Regards, Claudio"  -- Claudio
Reveal CommentHugo Riveros bt Richard Marrison (Oct 26) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "fun! "  -- Hugo
Reveal CommentClaudio Nold bt Richard Marrison (Oct 19) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "It was nice meeting you Richard. Thanks for the match."  -- Claudio

Group Summary:

A brilliant debut from Barnaby who finished victorious in all four of his matches. Great to see all but one of the available matches played and in good spirit from the comments provided. Good effort everyone!

Final Rankings:

  1. Barclay Martin [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Robert Hickton 10.2 [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Steve Sakakini [W2, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Manoj Kumar Rai 10.2 [W1, L3] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Damian Thompson [L3]
  6. Chandri Krishnan 10.2 withdrawn

Match Results:

Reveal CommentSteve Sakakini bt Damian Thompson (Nov 13) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "It was great to be able to play outside today in the sunshine! Thanks, Damian for the game! I enjoyed playing and glad for the win!"  -- Steve
Reveal CommentRobert Hickton bt Steve Sakakini (Nov 1) 6-4, 7-6 (7-1)

Player Comments:

  • "Really good game with Steve. Some excellent shots were played by Steve and he deserved to win at least a set. Looking forward to playing him again sometime!"  -- Robert
Reveal CommentSteve Sakakini bt Manoj Kumar Rai (Oct 29) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "It was a fairly dull day but it was good to be able to get out and play tennis! "  -- Steve

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentRobert Hickton bt Manoj Kumar Rai (Oct 29) 5-7, 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great, close contest this one. Struggled on my serve but managed to find some consistency in the later stages of the final 2 sets to edge past Manoj. Great game, Manoj was unlucky to lose this one."  -- Robert
Reveal CommentBarclay Martin bt Steve Sakakini (Oct 23) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A competitive match with some great rallies, lucky to be the winner this time."  -- Barclay
Reveal CommentBarclay Martin bt Robert Hickton (Oct 22) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "nervous start by both players, but once we settled down extended rallies followed. Final score a bit flattering."  -- Barclay
Reveal CommentBarclay Martin bt Damian Thompson (Oct 16) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Good effort from Damian, but topspin won the day this time."  -- Barclay
Reveal CommentManoj Kumar Rai bt Damian Thompson (Oct 9) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • It was a lovely bright sunny day. The game started at 10 AM and it went till 11:40. A very long game. -Initially both players were a bit cautious and score was 2-2. -Long rallies followed afterwards in every game and Manoj was lucky to win 4 consecutive games to win 1st by (6-2). -Manoj kept winning streak in long rallies and scope was 4 - 0 in 2nd set. - Damina made a great return by winning 5 games in a row. The score was 4 - 5. - Then came another turn in game and Manoj won 3 games in a row to take score 7 - 5 in 2nd set and then Match. - Manoj Kumar
Reveal CommentBarclay Martin bt Manoj Kumar Rai (Oct 9) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • Good natured match played in changeable weather. - Barclay

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Basingstoke archive.
The results listed here include the current and previous round of Singles and Doubles matches 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

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