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  • 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
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  • For beginners as well as advanced players


  • There are various scoring formats you can use for your match
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  • 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
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Primary Venues

Craiglockhart Tennis Centre

177 Collinton Road, Edinburgh, EH14 1BZ Tel: 0131 443 0101 full venue details »

Other Venues

The Meadows Courts

Edinburgh, EH8 9NR Tel: full venue details »

Club Venues

Abercorn Sports Club

Abercorn Crescent, Edinburgh, EH8 7HZ Tel: 0131 661 1952 full venue details »

Craigmillar Park Tennis Club

Cameron Toll, Lady Road, Edinburgh, EH16 5PB Tel: full venue details »

Collapse AllCraiglockhart, Edinburgh Singles - Round 48 | Thursday 4 November 2021 to Wednesday 29 December 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 1 December 2021)

You’ve made it through a winter Round – nice work! It’s always great to see matches played all year round and we hope you had fun meeting new people and improving your tennis skills. Now it's the New Year, it's time to start thinking about those resolutions and maybe Local Tennis Leagues can help. The dates for your 2022 Rounds are online now, so be sure to secure your place.

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Noah Schwartz [W3] 6 WINNER
  2. Richard Thomas [W2, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. John Davidson 9.2 [W2] 4
  4. Michael Spafford 9.1 [L2]
  5. Aaron Malcolm 9.1 [L1]
  6. Ciara Feeney [L2]
  7. Randy Van Der Linden 10.2

Match Results:

Reveal CommentJohn Davidson bt Richard Thomas (Dec 21) 4-1, 4-0

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable match with Richard. Some good rallies once we got thawed out. "  -- John
Reveal CommentNoah Schwartz bt Michael Spafford (Dec 17) 4-2, 4-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great match. Thanks Mike!"  -- Noah
Reveal CommentRichard Thomas bt Michael Spafford (Nov 28) 4-2, 4-1

Player Comments:

  • "great match, both had our 1st serves going and some big shots from both sides. Great to play indoors with the snow outside :-)"  -- Richard
Reveal CommentJohn Davidson bt Ciara Feeney (Nov 25) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable game with Ciara at the Meadows.....despite the freezing weather! "  -- John
Reveal CommentNoah Schwartz bt Aaron Malcolm (Nov 18) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A very windy evening! Great time playing with Aaron. Thanks!"  -- Noah

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentNoah Schwartz bt Richard Thomas (Nov 15) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Richard. Very enjoyable match!"  -- Noah
Reveal CommentRichard Thomas bt Ciara Feeney (Nov 9) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great match in the warm tropical winds of the meadows. Lovely to catch up with Ciara and hopefully this will be the first of many games between us. Thanks for teaching me the double handed backhand."  -- Richard


Looking for previous matches? Visit the Craiglockhart, Edinburgh archive. 

The results listed here include the current and previous Rounds matches for Craiglockhart, Edinburgh.

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. Bonus prizes must be claimed within 28 days using the link emailed to the player.

Understanding the current rankings display: 

Players' names, 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.