Friendly, competitive tennis on Crawley's public courts

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If you notice any of our venue information is out of date, missing court costs or opening hours please let us know.


Primary Venues

West Green Park

Ifield Avenue, Crawley, Sussex, RH11 7AJ
Tel: 01293 438362
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Southgate Park

Southgate Avenue, Crawley, RH10 6HG
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Crawley Lawn Tennis Club

Hazelwick Avenue, Crawley, RH10 1NP
Tel: 0743 84662
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K2 Crawley

Pease Pottage Hill, Crawley, RH11 9BQ
Tel: 01293 585300
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Other Venues

Worth Park Gardens

Pound Hill, Crawley, RH10 3DY
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Maidenbower Park

Maidenbower Drive, Crawley, RH10 7QH
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Horsham Park

North Street, Horsham, Sussex, RH12 1RL
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Collapse AllCrawley Singles - Round 13 | Thursday 18 April 2019 to Wednesday 12 June 2019 (Midpoint: Wednesday 15 May 2019)

Current Rankings:

  1. Vishal Patel [W5, L1] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Laurence Martin [W3, L1] 7
  3. Daniele Amirante [W2, L1] 4
  4. Zac Barber 10.1 [W1, L1] 2
  5. Julia Postnikova [L3]
  6. Jacob Kropiowski 10.1 [L2]
  7. Ryan Judge [L2]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentVishal Patel bt Ryan Judge (Jun 1) 6-1, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Good match on a warm day."  -- Vishal
Reveal CommentVishal Patel bt Laurence Martin (May 25) 4-6, 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Very close game with some great rallies."  -- Vishal
Reveal CommentLaurence Martin bt Ryan Judge (May 22) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Another good close match not withstanding the second set score. Ryan is a very accomplished player and difficult to break down in a rally."  -- Laurence
Reveal CommentDaniele Amirante bt Jacob Kropiowski (May 21) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Sunny day last match of jacob before holiday. Nothing better than it haha Thank you jac"  -- Daniele
Reveal CommentDaniele Amirante bt Vishal Patel (May 18) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Very nice game After long time i manage finally to bit a strong player like vishall Thank you my friend"  -- Daniele
Reveal CommentZac Barber bt Julia Postnikova (May 17) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Much closer match than the score suggests, plenty of deuces that just about went my way. Thanks."  -- Zac
Reveal CommentLaurence Martin bt Daniele Amirante (May 15) 7-6 (7-3), 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "What a fantastic match. It was so close and really it should have been Dani's match as I was having to chase him throughout . I was very lucky on some critical points and that just got me over the line. But Dani is the player to watch."  -- Laurence
Reveal CommentLaurence Martin bt Julia Postnikova (May 11) 6-0, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "A wonderful match. In the second set Julia's forehand and sliced backhand were working a treat, causing all sorts of problems. Lucky to escape a third set decider!"  -- Laurence
Reveal CommentVishal Patel bt Jacob Kropiowski (May 4) 6-2, 7-6 (7-3)

Player Comments:

  • "Good match in windy conditions."  -- Vishal
Reveal CommentVishal Patel bt Zac Barber (Apr 28) 7-6 (7-3), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great match with some long rallies."  -- Vishal
Reveal CommentVishal Patel bt Julia Postnikova (Apr 27) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Close match."  -- Vishal

Current Rankings:

  1. Catalin Iordache [W6] 14 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Sion Evans 10.1 [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Mike Pledge [W3, L2] 7
  4. James Atkin [W2, L3] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Sam Main [W3, L3] 6
  6. Peter scorp Mugesera [W1, L4] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Helen Barnes [L6] 2 includes 2 bonus points

Match Results:

Reveal CommentMike Pledge bt Sam Main (Jun 10) 6-0, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Sam for the game. We had some good rallies and I apologise for the amount of net cords I seemed to get"  -- Mike
Reveal CommentCatalin Iordache bt Sam Main (Jun 5) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thank you for the game Sam"  -- Catalin
Reveal CommentSion Evans bt Helen Barnes (Jun 5) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Helen played some good shots, was consistent with her serve and has a good positive attitude to the game. Welcome to the group."  -- Sion
Reveal CommentSion Evans bt Sam Main (May 31) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "An enjoyable match, on a hot sunny evening. Welcome to the group Sam, look forward to playing you again."  -- Sion
Reveal CommentMike Pledge bt Helen Barnes (May 30) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Helen for the game. Hope you continue your improvement and enjoyment of the game."  -- Mike
Reveal CommentMike Pledge bt Peter scorp Mugesera (May 25) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Peter for the game and Considering how recently you’ve taken up the game you have some nice shots. I hope you continue to improve and enjoy the game."  -- Mike
Reveal CommentCatalin Iordache bt Peter scorp Mugesera (May 21) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Pete as well is on his beginnings with tennis but with great potential if he will continue practice. Thanks for the game Pete"  -- Catalin
Reveal CommentSam Main bt James Atkin (May 18) 4-6, 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable match, what better way to spend a Saturday morning?!"  -- Sam
Reveal CommentCatalin Iordache bt Sion Evans (May 15) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "It wasn't the best game for any of us but it was still enjoyable. I think the league should put you to play on the first group for you to have another challenge after 5th times play in the second group. Thanks Sion. "  -- Catalin
Reveal CommentPeter scorp Mugesera bt Helen Barnes (May 12) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A very friendly and enjoyable match. "  -- Peter scorp
Reveal CommentSam Main bt Peter scorp Mugesera (May 11) 3-6, 6-0, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, had to move indoors at one point for rain so we made full use of the excellent facilities. "  -- Sam
Reveal CommentJames Atkin bt Peter scorp Mugesera (May 11) 3-6, 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A really close match. We have played a few times. Breaking each others serves until the final set. Really enjoyable. Can't wait till our next match. Thanks"  -- James
Sam Main bt Helen Barnes (May 8) 6-1, 6-3
Reveal CommentSion Evans bt Mike Pledge (May 7) 7-6 (7-4), 4-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A very enjoyable, close & competitive match. Mike was a tough opponent, with small margins deciding the match. Thanks "  -- Sion
Reveal CommentSion Evans bt James Atkin (May 2) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for rearranging the match, inside the dome, otherwise we would have got wet! James, your game is improving every time I play you. Cheers. Sion"  -- Sion
Reveal CommentCatalin Iordache bt James Atkin (Apr 30) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "James he is a player with potential which if he will play more he have were to improve. Cheers James and thanks for the game"  -- Catalin
Reveal CommentJames Atkin bt Helen Barnes (Apr 29) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Helen and Welcome to the League. We had some fun rallies. I look forward to playing you again in future rounds as you game develops. Many Thanks"  -- James
Reveal CommentCatalin Iordache bt Mike Pledge (Apr 28) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Mike is a great guy. Also a great player which is just come back on tennis after a long time but you can see the quality in his game. Great game Mike. Cheers"  -- Catalin
Reveal CommentCatalin Iordache bt Helen Barnes (Apr 21) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Helen is at her begining with tennis but with great potential if she start to follow this road. Thank you Helen for the game."  -- Catalin


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

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)