Friendly, competitive tennis on Cirencester'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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St Michaels Park courts
St Michaels Park courts

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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 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

St Michaels Park

St Michaels Park, King Street, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 1JT
Tel: 01285 655646
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Other Venues

Royal Agricultural University

Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 6JS
Tel: 01285 652531
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Stratford Park Leisure Centre

Stratford Road, Stround, GL5 4AF
Tel: 01453 766771
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Club Venues

Cerney Lakes Tennis Club

The Playing Fields, Upper Up, South Cerney, Gloucestershire, GL7 5UT
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Collapse AllCirencester Singles - Round 12 | Thursday 20 June 2019 to Wednesday 14 August 2019 (Midpoint: Wednesday 17 July 2019)

Current Rankings:

  1. Rowena Wakefield 10.1 [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Neil Gregory [W4, L1] 11 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Pete Vallance 8.2 [W2, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Christopher Edwards 8.2 [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  5. David Renney 8.2 [W1, L3] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Toby Lowsley-Williams 9.1 [L5] 2

Match Results:

David Renney bt Toby Lowsley-Williams (Jul 27) 7-6 (7-4), 0-6, 6-4
Neil Gregory bt Toby Lowsley-Williams (Jul 24) 6-2, 6-4
Rowena Wakefield bt Toby Lowsley-Williams (Jul 18) 6-1, 7-5
Reveal CommentRowena Wakefield bt David Renney (Jul 17) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A very enjoyable game even though there were several breaks of serve! Some cracking rallies too!"  -- Rowena
Reveal CommentRowena Wakefield bt Neil Gregory (Jul 14) 6-2, 4-6, 7-6 (7-4)

Player Comments:

  • "What an epic match! In the first set Row managed to hold on to the breaks of Neil’s serve, and in the second set Neil’s forehand whipped up countless cross court and down the line winners. The third set saw several breaks of serve and some long rallies and games leading to a nail biting tie break. Well played Neil, the match could have gone either way!"  -- Rowena
Reveal CommentNeil Gregory bt Pete Vallance (Jul 13) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "An enjoyable match with some long rallies played in a great spirit!" -- Neil
Reveal CommentRowena Wakefield bt Christopher Edwards (Jul 12) 6-4, 7-6 (9-7)

Player Comments:

  • "This was a tough match in scorching 27 degrees, with crosswinds and flies to contend with, it could easily have gone to a third set which neither player wanted! The first set had twists and turns with plenty of breaks of serve. In the second set the wind played a bigger part making it tricker to predict the ball and bounce. In the tie break Chris was leading the whole way with Row preparing to head into a third set, until it got to 6-6 and points became longer and very tense. Great match Chris, well played!"  -- Rowena
Reveal CommentPete Vallance bt David Renney (Jul 11) 6-4, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "A great evening of Tennis, many epic rallies in very humid conditions! "  -- Pete
Reveal CommentRowena Wakefield bt Pete Vallance (Jul 6) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A close match! Terrific rallies, very enjoyable tennis in muggy conditions. "  -- Rowena
Pete Vallance bt Toby Lowsley-Williams (Jul 3) 6-2, 6-0
Neil Gregory bt David Renney (Jul 2) 7-5, 7-5
Reveal CommentNeil Gregory bt Christopher Edwards (Jul 1) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Lots of great rallies. "  -- Neil
Reveal CommentChristopher Edwards bt Toby Lowsley-Williams (Jun 26) 6-1, 3-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Another chapter in our long friendly and rivalry played in the muggy heat and full of interesting twists and turns. Toby started slowly ( first set ) and then found his rhythm ( second set - a new Babolar racket asserting itself with strong serves and depth of returns). During a very lively and tense third set we both started to wilt a bit, and to feel the heat and pace. In the end the differences between us were very small- a net cord here, a lucky drop shot there. Great fun and a good way to start the summer league. Christopher"  -- Christopher

Current Rankings:

  1. Chris Underhill 10.1 [W2] 4
  2. Russell Steel [W1, L1] 2
  3. Thomas Slator [L2]
  4. Alan Felton withdrawn
  5. Steven Kiernan

Match Results:

Russell Steel bt Thomas Slator (Jul 29) 6-1, 6-2
Chris Underhill bt Russell Steel (Jul 11) 6-2, 6-3
Chris Underhill bt Thomas Slator (Jul 8) 6-4, 6-2


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

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) 

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