Friendly, competitive tennis on Chiswick House Gardens' 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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Courts at Chiswick House Gardens
Courts at Chiswick House Gardens

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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 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.

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

Chiswick House Gardens

Will to Win Chiswick, Chiswick House Grounds, (A4) Entrance Chiswick, W4 2RP
Tel: 020 8994 1466
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Other Venues

Dukes Meadows Tennis Centre

Dan Mason Drive, London, W4 2SH
Tel: 020 8994 3314
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Virgin Active West London

36 Bromyard Avenue, London, W3 7AU
Tel: 0208 8600 9678
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Collapse AllChiswick House Gardens Singles - Round 5 | Thursday 25 June 2020 to Wednesday 19 August 2020 (Midpoint: Wednesday 22 July 2020)

Current Rankings:

  1. Krzysztof Mikstacki [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Jonathan-Pierre Lion 8.1 [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Edward Rives [W1] 2
  4. Flavio Taffoni 7.2 [W1] 2
  5. Tom Shenstone 10.1 [L3] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Valeria Zilkha [L3] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Marcin Gustyn 8.2

Match Results:

Reveal CommentJonathan-Pierre Lion bt Valeria Zilkha (Jul 13) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great meeting Valeria, pleasant game & lovely gal! "  -- Jonathan-Pierre
Reveal CommentKrzysztof Mikstacki bt Jonathan-Pierre Lion (Jul 9) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Fun meeting such a strong player, even though the conditions werent perfect! Well done Kris! "  -- Jonathan-Pierre
Flavio Taffoni bt Valeria Zilkha (Jul 9) 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentKrzysztof Mikstacki bt Tom Shenstone (Jul 7) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "We were lucky and just managed to avoid the heavier rain. "  -- Krzysztof
Reveal CommentJonathan-Pierre Lion bt Tom Shenstone (Jul 5) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great meeting Tom & kick-off this round in almost perfect weather to play : )! "  -- Jonathan-Pierre
Edward Rives bt Tom Shenstone (Jul 4) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentKrzysztof Mikstacki bt Valeria Zilkha (Jul 3) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great venue but quite windy day so it was hard to control the ball at times. Valeria is a good runner and she gets to so many balls. We had a good game and both enjoyed it despite the wind. "  -- Krzysztof

Current Rankings:

  1. Robin Sibley [W2, L1] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Christopher Jackson 9.2 [W2] 4
  3. Paul Karacaoglu 9.1 [L1] 1
  4. John Dickinson [L1] 1
  5. Adeleke Aregbe 10.1 [L1]
  6. Alex Evans 9.2

Match Results:

Reveal CommentChristopher Jackson bt Paul Karacaoglu (Jul 7) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good Game Paul, last set i think we were both out on our feet."  -- Christopher
Reveal CommentChristopher Jackson bt Robin Sibley (Jul 6) 4-6, 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Up and down game, well played Robin. Also hats off to Robin for such honest line calls, at times giving the oppo the benefit of the doubt which is rare to see."  -- Christopher
Reveal CommentRobin Sibley bt Adeleke Aregbe (Jul 3) 6-0, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Match of 2 sets. Ade starting really slow in first set but found his game in the 2nd with getting lots of balls back in awkward positions.. Anyway thanks for the game and good luck in the rest of your matches "  -- Robin
Reveal CommentRobin Sibley bt John Dickinson (Jun 29) 5-7, 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very close backwards and forwards match with a lot of good shots at times from both players. Thanks John for a really good match and good luck for the future games "  -- Robin

Current Rankings:

  1. Declan Flood [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Philippa Seal 10.1 [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Anne-France Kennedy [W1] 2
  4. Ben Redshaw [W1] 2
  5. Stephen Meek [L2] 1
  6. Gabriele Ginardi
  7. Sanjeev Verma

Match Results:

Philippa Seal bt Stephen Meek (Jul 12) 6-0, 3-6, 6-2
Reveal CommentAnne-France Kennedy bt Philippa Seal (Jul 6) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great rallies and really enjoyed the match - the score does not reflect the good level of rallies and shots "  -- Anne-France
Reveal CommentBen Redshaw bt Declan Flood (Jul 6) 4-0, 4-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great match with some long rallies and many games going to deuce. All winners hit were the result of both players' superior skills. All errors were the result of the blustery conditions. "  -- Ben
Reveal CommentDeclan Flood bt Stephen Meek (Jul 5) 4-2, 4-1

Player Comments:

  • "Some screaming serves from both of us!!!!... even if many were into the net ;-)"  -- Declan
Reveal CommentDeclan Flood bt Philippa Seal (Jul 3) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Playing to 6 games per set... tbc"  -- Declan

Results

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

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) 

In this short-format approved league, matches tied at one set all may be completed with a matchtiebreak, and do count toward bonus points.

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)