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  • Players are organised into groups of 6 to 8 players of a similar standard
  • It is a mixed sex, singles league
  • Groups are put together by standard and there can be any combination of men and women in a group
  • Contact details are emailed and posted to each player's account page the day before the Round begins
  • Players arrange their own matches, book courts and share costs 
  • You can play on any court that suits both players


  • For anyone over the age of 18
  • For beginners as well as advanced players


  • There are various scoring formats you can use for your match
  • Contact details are emailed and posted to each player's account page the day before the Round begins
  • Players are placed in groups according to their ITF World Tennis Number
  • Each player attempts to play each of the other players in their group once during the Round
  • A point is awarded for each set won
  • If you play 3 matches before the mid-point of a Round you receive 2 bonus points and a bonus prize
  • 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

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Primary Venues

Lionmede Recreation Ground

Springfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 6BN Tel: 01245 606606 full venue details »

Chelmer Park

Beehive Lane, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8RL Tel: 01245 606606 full venue details »

Admirals Park

Rainsford Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 2LY Tel: 01245 606606 full venue details »

Central Park

Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1JJ Tel: 01245 606606 full venue details »

St. Andrew's Park

Patching Hall Lane, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 4BX Tel: full venue details »

Oaklands Park

Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 9AQ Tel: 01245 606606 full venue details »

Other Venues

Great Baddow Recreation Ground

Baddow Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 9RL Tel: 01245 473538 full venue details »

Club Venues

Writtle Tennis Club

Paradise Road, Writtle, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 3HW Tel: full venue details »

Hamptons Sports & Leisure

Tydemans, Beehive Lane, Chelmsford, CM2 9FH Tel: 01245 269422 full venue details »
Report your results

Collapse AllChelmsford Singles - Round 26 | Thursday 7 April 2022 to Wednesday 1 June 2022 (Midpoint: Wednesday 4 May 2022)

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Tom Guzik 3 2 1 2 6 LWW
2 Lee Healey 3 2 1 0 5 LWW
3 Sam Johnson 4 2 2 0 5 WLWL
4 Bob Chapman 4 2 2 0 5 WLWL
5 Kyle Massingham 4 1 3 2 4 LLLW
6 Imranali Panjwani 0 0 0 0 0 0

Match Results:

Reveal CommentBob Chapman bt Lee Healey (May 19) 2-4, 4-3 (7-3), [10-5]

Player Comments:

  • "Hard fought, great rallies. "  -- Bob
Reveal CommentLee Healey bt Kyle Massingham (May 18) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great to play Kyle for the first time this evening on the David Lloyd Gidea Park magic carpet. I got off to a really fast start with some decent serves and some decent winning shots. Kyle kept working away and although I got the job done effectively in the second set, it was a good match where I had to play my best tennis to win. Lovely to meet you Kyle, hopefully see you again soon for another. "  -- Lee
Reveal CommentSam Johnson bt Bob Chapman (May 16) 3-4 (3-7), 4-2, [13-11]

Player Comments:

  • "Great match at Brentwood today. Lots of good rallies and a very tense championship tiebreak at the end. See you again soon Bob."  -- Sam
Reveal CommentLee Healey bt Sam Johnson (May 9) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Another cracking match against Sam today on the David Lloyd Gidea Park orange carpet. Sam is always a tough opponent and today was no different. I definitely had home advantage on the tricky fast court, and I pressed that advantage to the best of my ability with lots of decent defensive work and some solid serving. Sam returned well and had plenty of close calls that luckily went my way. Both of us played some decent tennis but I managed to close it out with some decent forehands and a couple of good lobs. See you soon for the next one Sam. "  -- Lee
Reveal CommentSam Johnson bt Kyle Massingham (May 2) 7-6 (8-6), 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Very tentative and nervy opening set but felt more relaxed in the second after getting the first in a tiebreak and managed to play my shots in the second. "  -- Sam
Reveal CommentBob Chapman bt Tom Guzik (Apr 26) 4-1, 4-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good very competitive match with lots of rallies"  -- Bob
Reveal CommentTom Guzik bt Kyle Massingham (Apr 25) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great to see Kyle back in the league again as it gave me another opportunity to try and find that elusive win after losing the previous two times. Felt like I had to be more aggressive as I’ve been involved in too many brutal 3 set matches recently, and fortunately was able to get the win in 2 sets over a great player. Good luck in your other matches and hopefully we’ll get in another game soon!"  -- Tom
Reveal CommentKyle Massingham bt Bob Chapman (Apr 24) 4-0, 4-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great hit, Bob got some rhythm in the second set wining some good points, plus we got great weather for a Sunday morning match! Good luck in the rest of your matches Bob"  -- Kyle
Reveal CommentTom Guzik bt Sam Johnson (Apr 12) 7-5, 2-6, 7-6 (8-6)

Player Comments:

  • "Where to begin!! Such an entertaining match against Tom at Hamptons where it could have gone either way. There were points in the match where I thought I would be writing a very different summary but Tom pegged me back from 5-2 in the first and late on in the third very well. Some quality rallies and solid serving in what was a physical match. Painful to lose but Tom’s experience held up and I look forward to playing him again. Good luck for the rest of your matches Tom - I’ll get you next time!!"  -- Sam

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Simeon Kovachki 3 3 0 2 8 WWW
2 Samantha Riding 2 2 0 0 4 WW
3 Alison Bowditch 4 1 3 2 4 LLWL
4 Mohammed Shihab 2 1 1 0 2 WL
5 Elgan Adlard 3 1 2 0 2 LL
6 Emma Austin-Carroll 2 0 2 0 0 L

Match Results:

Reveal CommentSamantha Riding bt Alison Bowditch (May 15) 6-4, 7-6 (7-4)

Player Comments:

  • "Alison and I managed to finish the match today after running out of court time on our first meeting. We resumed the match at 4-4, which then went to a tie break. I managed to win the match on the tie break but was fully expecting to go to a third set, as Alison is a strong player and very consistent. Hope to see you in the next round! "  -- Alison
Mohammed Shihab bt Alison Bowditch (May 14) 6-4, 7-5
Elgan Adlard bt Emma Austin-Carroll (May 4) Walkover
Reveal CommentSamantha Riding bt Elgan Adlard (Apr 30) 6-0, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Another enjoyable game with Elgan. He really came back in the second set and we had lots of deuce games and long rallies. Definitely gave me a hard time! Well played Elgan 😊"  -- Samantha
Simeon Kovachki bt Elgan Adlard (Apr 29) 6-2, 6-0
Simeon Kovachki bt Mohammed Shihab (Apr 24) 6-4, 6-4
Reveal CommentAlison Bowditch bt Emma Austin-Carroll (Apr 18) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Lots of tight games with several deuces. Some great, strong rallies and quite a bit of running each other around the court. Great match - really enjoyed our time on court and look forward to our next encounter in the league"  -- Alison
Reveal CommentSimeon Kovachki bt Alison Bowditch (Apr 15) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great playing with you Alison"  -- Simeon


Looking for previous matches? Visit the Chelmsford archive. 

The results listed here include the current and previous Rounds matches for Chelmsford.

Scoring Information:

You earn one point for every set you win. Players who play three or more matches by the mid-point of the Round receive 2 bonus points and a bonus prize. Bonus prizes must be claimed within 28 days using the link emailed to the player.

Understanding the current rankings display: 

Players' names, 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.