Friendly, competitive tennis on Bristol's public courts

You are just a step away from joining our mixed-sex, 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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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 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
  • 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 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

Canford Park

Canford Lane, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, BS9 3NX
Tel: 0117 328 6266
full venue details »

Coombe Dingle Sports Complex

Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, BS8 1TP
Tel: 01179 626718
full venue details »

Redcatch Park

Redcatch Road, Bristol
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Clifton College Sport Ground

Abbots Leigh Road, Abbots Leigh, Bristol, BS8 3QD
Tel: 0117 9237780
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St George Park

Church Road, St George, Bristol, BS5 7AF
Tel: 0117 328 6266
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Eastville Park

Fishponds Road, Eastville, Bristol, BS5
Tel: 0117 328 6266
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Other Venues

Page Park

South View, Bristol, BS16 5RT
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City Academy

Tel: 0117 954 2811
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Horfield Common

Kellaway Avenue, Bristol, BS6 7YL
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Club Venues

The Redland Green Club

Redland Green, Bristol, BS6 7HF
Tel: 01179 731139
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Congresbury Tennis Club

King George V Playing Fields, Stonewell Drive, Congresbury, North Somerset, BS49 5DW
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Kings Lawn Tennis Club

Maplemeade, Bishopston, Bristol, Avon, BS7 8JG
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Redland Community Tennis Club

Redland High School for Girls, Redland Court Road, Bristol, Somerset, BS6 7EF
Tel: 07724 831 290 / 07411 263 207
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Victoria Park Tennis Club

Somerset Terrace, Bristol, BS3 4LL
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Downend and Frenchay Tennis Club

Common Mead Lane, Hambrook, Bristol, BS16 1QQ
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"I was a first timer and loved it . I have told a lot of people about it and I really enjoyed meeting different people at different courts . I have lived in Bristol for 20 years and did not know of some tennis courts very near to me!  Thank you for the very high level of organisation."

Eamonn Connaughton

"​​Thanks guys for promoting the best sport. I had really good fun", 

Tony Garcia

"Thanks for the update - it was great to see one of my matches reviewed and I'm having a real ball (groan) playing with all these different people!"

Nicola Yeeles

"I've had some very good matches this round and thoroughly enjoyed the tennis"

Vincent Reardon

"All games played... Very happy to have played my matches and to meet lovely people. Result played all and lost all, but enjoyed all.Thank you all and 'Love' to me!", Eamonn Connaughton

Eamonn Connaughton

"I got SUCH a lot of pleasure from playing in the leagues last round and your contact, encouragement and organisation made it so much better, well makes it all possible!"

Ben Cocks

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Collapse AllBristol Singles - Round 38 | Thursday 6 December 2018 to Wednesday 13 February 2019 (Midpoint: Wednesday 9 January 2019)

Current Rankings:

  1. Alex Diers
  2. Chris Hale
  3. Jamie Malone 9.1
  4. Martin Nicholls 10.1
  5. Matthew Townsend
  6. Vladimirs Musalimovs

Current Rankings:

  1. Jamie Gray 10.2
  2. Joe Spurgeon
  3. Oliver Dean-walker
  4. Radoslav Kadiyski
  5. Saurabh Srivastava 7.2
  6. Tom Dando 9.2
  7. Vincent Reardon 9.1

Current Rankings:

  1. Nicky Lee [W1] 2
  2. Eamonn Connaughton 10.1 [L1] 1
  3. Helen Siwek 10.2
  4. Kalliopi Moysiadi
  5. Michael Kennedy 10.2
  6. Mike Cook
  7. Simon Brown 10.2

Match Results:

Reveal CommentNicky Lee bt Eamonn Connaughton (Dec 10) 1-6, 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Eamonn played really well.. hitting some great shots and brilliant returns. He ran away with the first set. Second set was tight and could of gone either way but I nicked it with a break to go 5-3 up and serve out for the set. 3rd set, I got the run of the court a bit and looks more one sided than it actually was. All in all, a really competitive game played in great spirit.. and Eamonn is a top bloke. "  -- Nicky


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

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 bonus prize (typically a free can of HEAD tennis balls). Bonus prizes must be claimed within 28 days using the link posted to the player's Account page. The link is also emailed to players.

Please note, while matches tied at one set all may be completed with a matchtiebreak, singles matches completed to this shortened format, do not count toward bonus points.

Understanding the current rankings display: 
Player name, [LTA rating - if known], W - tally of wins, L - tally of  losses, UF - tally of unfinished matches] 'n' - points won (if bonus points have been won a  note to this effect is added) 

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)