Friendly, competitive tennis on Clapham Common's public courts

You are just a step away from joining our mixed-sex, singles league for adults (aged 18+).

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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Clapham Common Courts
Clapham Common Courts

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From the dates above, choose your round and click on the Join By link.

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This is how it works:

  • Players are organised into groups of up to 8 people of a similar standard
  • Contact details are emailed
  • Players arrange their own matches
  • It is a mixed sex, singles league, so men and women play each other
  • You can play on any court that suits both players

The league is:

  • For everybody!
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 certificate and tennis prizes
  • Where possible, winners of groups are promoted to the group above for the next round.

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!


Missing Something?

If you notice any of our venue information is out of date, missing court costs or opening hours please let us know.

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Primary Venues

Clapham Common

Windmill Drive, London, SW4 9DE
Tel: 020 7223 9837
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Other Venues

Archbishops Park

Lambeth Palace Road, London, SE1 7LQ
Tel: 020 7738 6834
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Battersea Park Millennium Arena

Battersea Park, London, SW11 4NJ
Tel: 020 8871 7542
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Brockwell Park

Norwood Road, London, SW2 2YJ
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Hillside Gardens

Hillside Road, London, SW2 3HL
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Ferndale Community Sports Centre

Nursery Road, Brixton, London, SW9 8BP
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Furzedown Recreation Centre

Ramsdale Road, London, SW17 9BP
Tel: 020 8871 4706
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Kennington Park

Kennington Park Road, London, SE11 4BE
Tel: 02070910846
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King George's Park

King George’s Park, Mapleton Road, London, SW18 2GJ
Tel: 020 8871 4706
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Larkhall Park

Courland Grove, London, SW8 2RS
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Lilian Baylis Old School

Lollard Street, London, SE11 6PY
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Myatts Fields Park

Cormont Road, London, SE5
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Ruskin Park

Denmark Hill, London, SE5
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Streatham Vale Park

Abercairn Road, London, SW16
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The Rookery

Covington Way, London, SW16
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Tooting Bec Tennis

Dr Johnson Ave, Tooting, London, SW17 8JU
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Vauxhall Park

Lawn Lane, London, SW8
full venue details »

Wandsworth Common

Wandsworth Common, Wandsworth, London, SW18 3RT
full venue details »

Wandsworth Park

Putney Bridge Rd, London, SW15 1PR
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"As I enjoyed last time round so much (thanks for the organising and email updates), I'd like to play again."

"Thanks very much for organising such an enjoyable tournament. Looking forward to the start of a new season,"

Josh Whitworth

"This is the first round I’ve played in and it’s been great. Nice blokes and easy to fix up matches with people of a similar standard. Thanks very much for organising it all – it has certainly transformed my tennis season,"

Henry Fyson

"Loving the game again"

"You are doing well organising these competitions and I like the way you provide feedback etc"

"Really enjoyed playing the league, and would like to do it again next time."

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Report your results

Collapse AllClapham Common Singles - Round 43 | Thursday 19 April 2018 to Wednesday 13 June 2018 (Midpoint: Wednesday 16 May 2018)

Current Rankings:

  • Brian O'neill 7.2
  • Edward Hamill
  • Giovanni Cesaroni
  • James Heath
  • Miles Porter
  • Sebastian Cox
  • Venelin Papazov
  • Will Taylor

Current Rankings:

  • Adam Cooper
  • Ignacio De Calonje 9.2
  • Kumaran Surenthirathas 10.1
  • Lachlan Taylor
  • Oliver Knaut
  • Pete Przednowek 8.2
  • Tom Drummond
  • Tomás Garzón de la Roza

Current Rankings:

  • Dario Llinares
  • Edu Deiros 10.1
  • George Penman 9.2
  • Jasper Kornmann
  • Paul Spence 9.1
  • Rebecca Kent
  • Ruslan Kozirev 9.1
  • Thomas Fraser

Current Rankings:

  • Christoph Vollath 10.2
  • David Caroli
  • Edward Crichton
  • Jamie Potter
  • Julian Gressler
  • Louie Lancaster 10.2
  • Patryk Szczerba 9.2
  • Terry Hayes 8.2

Current Rankings:

  • Chris Rodgers 9.1
  • Francois Le Brun
  • Jack Holden 9.1
  • John Alan O'Donovan 9.2
  • Paul Spanton
  • Rory Horner 10.1
  • Sam Crooks
  • Yorick Rahman 10.2

Current Rankings:

  • Alvaro Castro
  • Ben Thompson 10.2
  • Craig Billing
  • Jordan Sanderson
  • Julien Bonvarlet
  • Patrick Charbonneau
  • Pieter De Waal
  • Simon Riddlesden 9.2

Current Rankings:

  • Frederic Nguyen 10.2
  • James Peterson
  • Julian Foster
  • Keegan Oakes
  • Matt Hopkins 10.2
  • Nigel McMechan 8.2
  • Sandy Thomson
  • Stephen Adams

Current Rankings:

  • Barney Smyth
  • Charlie Bone 10.2
  • Ellie Stamer
  • George McWhirter 10.2
  • Graeme O'Connor
  • James Brighouse
  • Richard Gorman 9.1
  • Ruy Lopez Vega

Current Rankings:

  • Alison Lloyd 10.2
  • Domenico Figoli
  • Gokhan Uzel 9.2
  • John Hope 10.1
  • Jonny Jones
  • Michael Benjamin 9.2
  • Mike Pope 10.1
  • Will Lidstone 10.1

Current Rankings:

  • Agata Bryszewska
  • Albert Pochyba
  • Andrew Thomas
  • Charlie Swan
  • Harry Smyth
  • Miranda Kent 10.1
  • Petra Shepherd
  • Robert Hill 10.2

Current Rankings:

  • Caitlin Thompson
  • Elizabeth Benmayor
  • Helen Calder 10.2
  • Jennifer McMillan
  • Lillian Moy
  • Mark Tinsley 10.1
  • Samara Wilson

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Clapham Common archive.
The results listed here include the current and previous rounds for Clapham Common. 

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 free can of balls which we will post to you.

Legend: 
Player, [LTA rating], [win/loss/tie tally], points won

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)