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HOW IT WORKS:

  • 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

THE LEAGUE IS:

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

KEY POINTS:

  • 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 previous results in the League and, for new players, their Player Standard Questionnaire
  • 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 complete 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

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 the next Round here.

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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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 »

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Really enjoyed all the games I played and noticed a distinct improvement in my game from the previous round - but plenty more to do! Great format and great being able to meet and play other tennis enthusiasts

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Collapse AllChelmsford Singles - Round 21 | Thursday 8 April 2021 to Wednesday 2 June 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 5 May 2021)

Current Rankings:

  1. Tom Guzik [W1, L1] 3
  2. Vishal Davda [W1] 2
  3. Anthony Bristow 9.2 [W1] 2
  4. Mohammed Shihab [L2] 1
  5. Bruno Machado 7.2
  6. Carmel Saulbrey 10.2

Match Results:

Reveal CommentTom Guzik bt Mohammed Shihab (Apr 12) 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A hard fought victory against Shihab, who had a couple of MPs in the 2nd set to close out the match, but fortunately I was able to somehow claw out a victory. Well played and good luck for the rest of the competition."  -- Tom
Reveal CommentVishal Davda bt Mohammed Shihab (Apr 11) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Shihab."  -- Vishal
Reveal CommentAnthony Bristow bt Tom Guzik (Apr 11) 4-6, 6-4, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A great game on a lovely spring morning. Both players a little rusty at first , but once warmed up played some good tennis. The match could of gone either way , luckily I managed to get ahead in the final set. Well played Tom hopefully we can get a return match sorted!!"  -- Anthony

Current Rankings:

  1. Alison Bowditch
  2. Jake Smith 10.2
  3. Nayim Sammout
  4. Samantha Riding
  5. Sergio Carrelli
  6. Yadhu Nandan Chittur Nanjundan

Current Rankings:

  1. Elgan Adlard [W2] 4
  2. Dheenadayalan Senthilvel [W1, L1] 2
  3. Benjamin Wong [L2]
  4. Harry Smith 10.2
  5. Jason Smith
  6. Ryan Martin

Match Results:

Reveal CommentElgan Adlard bt Dheenadayalan Senthilvel (Apr 11) 7-6 (7-3), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyable match to play on a breezy Sunday afternoon. Lots of really close games and good rallys."  -- Elgan
Reveal CommentElgan Adlard bt Benjamin Wong (Apr 9) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Really good to get back playing! An enjoyable match with some very close games. Thanks Ben."  -- Elgan
Dheenadayalan Senthilvel bt Benjamin Wong (Apr 8) 6-1, 6-1

Results

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

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) 

Comments:
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)