Friendly, competitive tennis on Cavendish Rec & Queensmead's public courts

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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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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

Queensmead Sports Centre

Ruislip, London, HA4 0JE
Tel: 0208 845 6010
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Other Venues

Cavendish Recreation Ground

Field End Road, Eastcote, London, HA4 9PG
full venue details »

"This was my first ever "official" tennis competition. It was a very enjoyable experience. A great way to meet new people," Ivan Fabijanic

Ivan Fabijanic

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Collapse AllCavendish Rec & Queensmead Singles - Round 10 | Thursday 25 January 2018 to Wednesday 21 March 2018 (Midpoint: Wednesday 21 February 2018)

Current Rankings:

  1. Rajat Solan 9.2 [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Neville Blackie [W1, L3] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Ross Joynes 9.2 [W2] 4
  4. Tomisin Adedipe 9.2 [W2] 4
  5. Gianfranco Celani 9.2 [L3] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Robert Treweek 10.2

Match Results:

Ross Joynes bt Rajat Solan (Feb 16) 7-6 (7-3), 7-6 (7-4)
Neville Blackie bt Gianfranco Celani (Feb 14) 6-7 (5-7), 6-2, 6-0
Tomisin Adedipe bt Gianfranco Celani (Feb 10) 6-1, 6-2
Reveal CommentRajat Solan bt Neville Blackie (Feb 9) 2-6, 6-2, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "what a match, some marathon games ( mostly on my serves) . it was quite windy but still worth playing through. Well played Neville, some cracking serves and piercing returns, not sure who i managed to stay in the match and win it after surviving 5 match points."  -- Rajat
Reveal CommentTomisin Adedipe bt Neville Blackie (Feb 4) 1-6, 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for playing through. Kids shouting, the wind, rain and then some hail to top it all off."  -- Tomisin
Ross Joynes bt Neville Blackie (Feb 3) 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentRajat Solan bt Gianfranco Celani (Feb 1) 7-5, 6-7 (5-7), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A tough match, on a very windy day, which lasted more than two hours and was uncertain until the end ... then won the youngest."  -- Gianfranco

Current Rankings:

  1. Rob Parsons 10.1 [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Richard Woodnorth 9.1 [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Ivan Fabijanic 9.2 [W2] 4
  4. Steve Grace 10.1 [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  5. George Davidson [L3] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Neha Thakerar [L3] 2 includes 2 bonus points

Match Results:

Reveal CommentRob Parsons bt George Davidson (Feb 18) 7-6 (7-5), 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match George, some great rallies and very competitive all the way through. Hope to play you again soon."  -- Rob
Reveal CommentRob Parsons bt Steve Grace (Feb 17) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Steve. A bit of skating going on there at the baseline where all the ice was! "  -- Rob
Reveal CommentSteve Grace bt Neha Thakerar (Feb 16) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Neha, some good rallies and closer than the scoreline might suggest"  -- Steve
Reveal CommentRob Parsons bt Neha Thakerar (Feb 11) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Neha. I think the swirling wind and low sun prevented us from playing our best games."  -- Rob
Richard Woodnorth bt Neha Thakerar (Feb 11) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentIvan Fabijanic bt Steve Grace (Feb 10) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A quite good match with some fantastic rallies, in freezing conditions. It wasn't that one sided as the score would suggest. Thanks Steve and good luck with other matches in the group."  -- Ivan
Richard Woodnorth bt George Davidson (Feb 9) 6-0, 6-3
Reveal CommentIvan Fabijanic bt George Davidson (Feb 4) 6-2, 6-7 (2-7), 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "What a match! Well done George for coming back two times, from 4:0 in the second set to win it and again from 5:2 in the third set to push it to the wire. It could have gone either way after 2 hours of tennis."  -- Ivan
Reveal CommentRob Parsons bt Richard Woodnorth (Jan 28) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Richard!"  -- Rob


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

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)