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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
  • Contact details are emailed and posted to each player's account page the day before the Round begins
  • Players arrange their own matches, book courts and share costs 
  • You can play on any court that suits both players


  • For anyone over the age of 18
  • For beginners as well as advanced players


  • There are various scoring formats you can use for your match
  • Contact details are emailed and posted to each player's account page the day before the Round begins
  • Players are placed in groups according to their ITF World Tennis Number
  • 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 play 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
  • The winner of the group wins a voucher for £20 to be spent in the Local Tennis League online shop

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Primary Venues

West Green Park

Ifield Avenue, Crawley, Sussex, RH11 7AJ Tel: 01293 438362 full venue details »

Southgate Park

Southgate Avenue, Crawley, RH10 6HG Tel: full venue details »

Crawley Lawn Tennis Club

Hazelwick Avenue, Crawley, RH10 1NP Tel: 0743 84662 full venue details »

K2 Crawley

Pease Pottage Hill, Crawley, RH11 9BQ Tel: 01293 585300 full venue details »

Other Venues

Worth Park Gardens

Pound Hill, Crawley, RH10 3DY Tel: full venue details »

Maidenbower Park

Maidenbower Drive, Crawley, RH10 7QH Tel: full venue details »

Horsham Park

North Street, Horsham, Sussex, RH12 1RL Tel: full venue details »
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Collapse AllCrawley Singles - Round 25 | Thursday 14 April 2022 to Wednesday 8 June 2022 (Midpoint: Wednesday 11 May 2022)

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Vishal Patel 8 7 1 2 17 WWLW
2 Rory Scott 6 6 0 2 14 WWWW
3 Vladimir Sluchov 7 5 2 2 13 WWWW
4 Bogdan Popescu 2 2 0 2 7 WW
5 Catalin Iordache 3 2 1 2 6 WWL
6 Graeme Howell 6 1 5 2 5 LLLL
7 Catherine Clifton 5 1 4 2 4 LWLL
8 Patrick Zola 5 1 4 2 4 LWLL
9 James Atkin 4 0 4 2 2 LLLL
10 Mike Pledge 1 0 1 0 0 L
11 Tom Roberts 3 0 3 0 0 LLL

Match Results:

Reveal CommentVishal Patel bt Mike Pledge (May 15) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great match in tough conditions! Close rallies and good serving from Mike. Good to see Mike again, good luck with the rest of your matches."  -- Vishal
Reveal CommentRory Scott v Catalin Iordache (May 15) 2-0 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "It was a little wet and drizzly but we started the match. After 2 games I led 2-0, but Catalin wanted to stop the match, as he didn’t want to play the match if he couldn’t run as easily due to the wet courts. He decided to pause the match at 0-2, but to play on for fun/practice. We restarted a friendly match and I won 6-3, 6-1, 6-2. We hope to continue the match on Thursday. "  -- Rory
Reveal CommentVishal Patel bt Tom Roberts (May 14) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great to meet Tom, some long rallies, hopefully Burnley do the Gunners a favour 😎, looking forward to playing you in the future."  -- Vishal
Reveal CommentRory Scott bt Vishal Patel (May 13) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Nice to play Vishal on a lovely evening. Although the score was 6-0, 6-1, there were plenty of long rallies and deuce games & I just managed to come out on top. My serve was poor on the day but the rest of my game was good. Thanks Vishal and good luck with your remaining matches. "  -- Rory
Reveal CommentCatalin Iordache bt Catherine Clifton (May 10) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great wheather for tennis! I played first set a good tennis and probably missed just a few hits which I am happy to see. Second set Catherine did some very nice returns on my second service which I was very happy to see as I LOVE people that are trying to win points! Well done Catherine and was again lovely to see you"  -- Catalin
Reveal CommentRory Scott bt James Atkin (May 9) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Nice to meet James and play on a beautiful evening. James won his first service game via 3 errors from me plus a big first serve. That turned out to be the only game he won but we played a third set for more exercise. Good luck in your remaining matches James. "  -- Rory
Reveal CommentRory Scott bt Patrick Zola (May 8) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A lovely sunny non-windy day for tennis. My first time playing in Maidenbower. Amazing only one other pair playing on such a nice Sunday. Closer than the 6-0, 6-0 score suggests. Some good rallies and good shots from Patrick. A few games went to deuce and no games were win to love. Thanks for the match Patrick & good luck in your remaining matches. "  -- Rory
Reveal CommentRory Scott bt Tom Roberts (May 8) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Nice to meet Tom and get this match played. There were some good rallies and deuce games but the score was 6-0, 6-0. We played a third set for some extra exercise. Lovely weather for tennis on the day. "  -- Rory
Vishal Patel v Bogdan Popescu (May 6) 6-4, 4-6 TBC
Reveal CommentCatherine Clifton bt James Atkin (May 6) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great game in gorgeous weather!☀️"  -- Catherine
Reveal CommentCatalin Iordache bt Graeme Howell (May 2) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Game was much closer then the score shows. Graeme is a great player with great potential to be honest. Was just a day when I serve almost perfectly and that makes the difference. Good luck for your future games Graeme "  -- Catalin
Reveal CommentVladimir Sluchov bt Tom Roberts (May 2) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Bank Holiday match 🎾 Nice to meet you Tom and good luck in rest of your matches. You have everything to go up."  -- Vladimir
Vishal Patel bt Graeme Howell (May 1) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentVishal Patel bt Catherine Clifton (Apr 30) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Good match on a warm day!"  -- Vishal
Reveal CommentVladimir Sluchov bt Catherine Clifton (Apr 29) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Score could be different on another day, almost every game ended up in deuce. Catherine is a great attacking player, I needed to cover entire pitch to be able return her well angled shots. Good luck in rest of your matches."  -- Vladimir
Reveal CommentVladimir Sluchov bt James Atkin (Apr 28) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good game, great serves from both players. Thanks you James for showing me around Crawley club. "  -- Vladimir
Reveal CommentVladimir Sluchov bt Catalin Iordache (Apr 27) 7-6 (7-3), 7-6 (7-3)

Player Comments:

  • "When a two sets match lasts 2h30min and both sets end up in tiebreak - it cannot be closer than this. Catalin not missing any opportunity to atack, very enjoyable match. Thanks and looking forward to play you again."  -- Vladimir
Reveal CommentRory Scott bt Graeme Howell (Apr 24) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "I started off playing with my second spare racket, as my normal racket broke yesterday. I didn’t like it so changed back to my first spare racket at 1-2 down. Then I fell over on a wet part of the court which almost never happens to me. I fell ‘well’ & didn’t hurt myself. We carried on and it was 3-3 and I slipped again but didn’t fall. We decided to move to a different court. Then Graeme broke a string, so I lent him my 1st spare racket and I played with my 2nd spare. I won 6-4, 6-4 in a close match. Last year I beat him 6-0, 6-1. Graeme has improved a lot since then and I was dreadful by my normal level with my good racket, but it made for a challenging match! Good luck Graeme & thanks. "  -- Rory
Patrick Zola bt Graeme Howell (Apr 24) 6-3, 4-6, 6-2
Reveal CommentRory Scott bt Vladimir Sluchov (Apr 23) 4-6, 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A very long and close match. I went 2-0 up in 1st set but went 3-2 down, at which point my racket frame snapped on a first serve. It had already got a small crack in it which had been getting gradually worse. I had to swap to an old lesser quality racket for the remainder of the match, which I found difficult as I had less power and confidence. Anyway Vladimir played very well to win the first set 6-4 & he went 3-0 up in the 2nd set. His first serve was unstoppable and he covered the net amazingly well. I clawed my way back to go 5-3 up as his first serve % dropped dramatically & I won 6-4. In the last set, he went 2-1 up, then I was 5-3 up and I won 6-4 in the end, so all the sets were very close. The match lasted 2 hours 45 minutes"  -- Rory
Reveal CommentVishal Patel bt Patrick Zola (Apr 23) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Good game in the sunshine."  -- Vishal
Reveal CommentGraeme Howell bt Catherine Clifton (Apr 22) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A good match in windy conditions. Closer than the score suggested with most games going to juice."  -- Graeme
Reveal CommentVishal Patel bt James Atkin (Apr 22) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, good seeing James again 😃 "  -- Vishal
Reveal CommentVishal Patel bt Vladimir Sluchov (Apr 20) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Very close game, Vlad has a great all round game, on another day the result could have been reversed, i got some lucky break points, can’t wait to play again Vlad!"  -- Vishal
Bogdan Popescu bt Graeme Howell (Apr 18) 6-2, 6-3
Reveal CommentVladimir Sluchov bt Patrick Zola (Apr 18) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Good game in glorious sunshine in Haywards Heath. Lots of deuces and great rallies. Looking forward to play you again Patrick and good luck in rest of your matches. "  -- Vladimir
Bogdan Popescu bt Patrick Zola (Apr 15) 6-0, 6-1


Looking for previous matches? Visit the Crawley archive. 

The results listed here include the current and previous Rounds matches for Crawley.

Scoring Information:

You earn one point for every set you win. Players who play 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).


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