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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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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 10 | Thursday 9 August 2018 to Wednesday 3 October 2018 (Midpoint: Wednesday 5 September 2018)

Another productive round in the Cirencester League with nearly 60% of the possible matches played. Do spread the word if you can, we would love to grow the total number of players and make sure that the league successful gets through the winter season! Thanks for all your hard work setting up and playing matches.

Group Summary:

Unfinished business for Pete, and just when it was getting exciting! Following up his group win last round it has all looked like pretty plain sailing for Pete as he upped his tally of matches played and won. But Christopher was also going strong and gave the champ a run for his money in the last match to be played this round. It ended up, unfinished with a set apiece. We will never now who would have got the bragging rights, but for Pete it was enough to secure for sure the group win! Well done to winner, runner-up and the chasing pack - who are not as far behind as the points might suggest.

Final Rankings:

  1. Pete Vallance 8.2 [W5, UF1] 13 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Christopher Edwards 8.2 [W4, UF1] 11 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. David Renney 8.2 [W1, L2] 3
  4. Toby Lowsley-Williams 9.1 [W1, L2] 2
  5. Andrew Baxter 10.2 [L2]
  6. Ollie Wakefield [L1]
  7. Thomas Slator [L4]

Match Results:

Match of the Group:

Pete Vallance v Christopher Edwards (Oct 2) 6-2, 4-6 TBC
David Renney bt Thomas Slator (Sep 27) 6-2, 6-1
Christopher Edwards bt David Renney (Sep 26) 6-0, 6-1
Toby Lowsley-Williams bt Thomas Slator (Sep 23) 6-2, 6-2
Reveal CommentPete Vallance bt Toby Lowsley-Williams (Sep 20) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A great game of tennis in very windy conditions!"  -- Pete
Reveal CommentPete Vallance bt David Renney (Sep 11) 6-3, 3-6, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A highly contested game as always. Some great rallies under the fading light!"  -- Pete
Pete Vallance bt Andrew Baxter (Sep 5) 6-2, 6-0
Pete Vallance bt Thomas Slator (Sep 3) 6-0, 6-0
Christopher Edwards bt Toby Lowsley-Williams (Aug 27) 6-0, 6-3
Reveal CommentPete Vallance bt Ollie Wakefield (Aug 24) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A great game in very windy conditions!"  -- Pete
Christopher Edwards bt Thomas Slator (Aug 21) 6-2, 6-0
Christopher Edwards bt Andrew Baxter (Aug 15) 6-1, 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) 

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)