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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 played to short-set format; if a set reaches 4 games all, the next game decides the set. If the match reaches a set all, a match tiebreak is played. (Long format matches may be played if both players agree.)
  • 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 and an extra a point is awarded for completing a match
  • 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

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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.

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Avebury Road, Orpington, Kent, BR6 9SA
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Collapse AllBromley Tennis Centre Singles - Round 5 | Thursday 28 June 2018 to Wednesday 22 August 2018 (Midpoint: Wednesday 25 July 2018)

An unusually high number of injury-related withdrawals decimated the group! Do hope you are all on the mend and we have better luck next time!

Group Summary:

A very unusual round to say the least. Of six starters, two finished! In an extraordinarily bad run of injuries, Laurent had a bad case of tennis elbow, Arthur pulled his Achilles, Richard injured his arm and Jawahir meant to join the women's league. So very well done to Anthony and Barbara for playing their match - which was 100% of those available - and well done to Anthony on his win. Do hope you are all fit and well for another round!

Final Rankings:

  1. Anthony Wong [W1] 3 WINNER
  2. Barbara Pouw 9.2 [L1] 1 RUNNER UP
  3. Arthur Nurse withdrawn
  4. Jawahir Hassan withdrawn
  5. Laurent Richard withdrawn
  6. Richard Hulsen withdrawn

Match Results:

Match of the Group:

Anthony Wong bt Barbara Pouw (Jul 9) 6-3, 6-0

Results

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

Scoring Information:
You earn one point for every set you win and a point for completing a match. 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.

In this short-format approved league, matches tied at one set all may be completed with a matchtiebreak, and do 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) 

Comments:
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