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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

See here for the complete rules and regulations.


Getting started

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.

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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 »

K2 Crawley

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

Maidenbower Park

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

John Pears Field

Wall Hill Road, Ashurst Road, East Grinstead, RH19 3TQ Tel: 01444 458166 full venue details »

Other Venues

Worth Park Gardens

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

Horsham Park

North Street, Horsham, Sussex, RH12 1RL Tel: full venue details »

Mount Noddy Recreation Ground

St John's Road, East Grinstead, Sussex, RH19 3LG Tel: 01444 458166 full venue details »

Collapse AllCrawley Singles - Round 31 | Thursday 24 August 2023 to Wednesday 18 October 2023 (Midpoint: Wednesday 20 September 2023)

Final Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Vishal Patel 7 7 0 2 23 WWWW
2 CLIFF WARREN 6 4 2 2 17 LWWW
3 Julia Postnikova 5 4 1 0 13 WWWW
4 Jamal Jamal 3 3 0 2 11 WWW
5 Melvin Palmer 5 1 4 2 9 LLLW
6 Franco Zavagnini 3 1 2 2 7 LWL
7 Mark Townsend 3 0 3 2 6 LLL
8 Richmond Reyes 4 0 4 0 4 LLLL
9 Sean Thomson 4 0 4 0 4 LLLL
10 Catalin Iordache 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Josh Hayes 0 0 0 0 0 0

Match Results:

Reveal CommentJulia Postnikova bt Sean Thomson (Oct 8) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Good match . For the person who just started tennis , Sean played well . All the best ! "  -- Julia
Reveal CommentJulia Postnikova bt Richmond Reyes (Oct 8) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Well played , Richmond. Good match ! "  -- Julia
Reveal CommentJulia Postnikova bt CLIFF WARREN (Oct 1) 7-5, 3-6, [10-8]

Player Comments:

  • "Really good and close match . Lots of good rallies . Cliff is a strong competitor. Best of luck to him with other matches "  -- Julia
Reveal CommentCLIFF WARREN bt Sean Thomson (Sep 23) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Nice to meet you Sean. Good game some nice rallies back and forth, some looping shots hit at tricky angles, and some good volleys at the net. Thanks. play again soon."  -- CLIFF
Reveal CommentCLIFF WARREN bt Richmond Reyes (Sep 22) 6-4, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Nice to meet you Richmond, great game. The first set had some brilliant rallies under difficult weather conditions a diabolical downpour with rain and sun in eyes. So close. As soon as the rain stopped I think it helped me more in the 2nd set. Good game."  -- CLIFF
Reveal CommentVishal Patel bt Richmond Reyes (Sep 17) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Richmond. It’s refreshing to play opponents who don’t try and use brand new tennis balls mid second serve in the middle of a game. Keeps the game fair and match integrity intact!" -- Vishal
Reveal CommentCLIFF WARREN bt Franco Zavagnini (Sep 17) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "The score obviously not a fair reflection. Caught you on an off day. Matches between us normally really close with really tough rallies. You still hit some great back hands. "  -- CLIFF
Vishal Patel bt Sean Thomson (Sep 16) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentCLIFF WARREN bt Melvin Palmer (Sep 15) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Nice to meet you Melvin. Great match. A great comeback in each set from you. I was winning each set 4-0 , and then you hit back amazingly. I was hanging on in both sets at the end and in fading light just managed to see it out. phew. "  -- CLIFF
Reveal CommentJamal Jamal bt Richmond Reyes (Sep 11) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Nice to play with Richmond ... Looking forward for more friendly game with him in future "  -- Jamal
Reveal CommentFranco Zavagnini bt Melvin Palmer (Sep 9) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Solid game by Franco. Some rocket pasding forehand that left me standing. Well played."  -- Melvin
Reveal CommentJulia Postnikova bt Melvin Palmer (Sep 6) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyable game. Julia absorbed some fast paced shots and returned them with consummate ease. Great, steady play, Congratulations."  -- Melvin
Reveal CommentJamal Jamal bt Mark Townsend (Sep 5) 6-7 (3-7), 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Was very nice to met and play with Mark ... He took the first set but the weather later affect his performance ... Will definitly look forward to play with him "  -- Jamal
Reveal CommentMelvin Palmer bt Mark Townsend (Sep 3) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable game. Some unreturnable serves from Mark and some great passing shots. We'll played."  -- Melvin
Vishal Patel bt Franco Zavagnini (Sep 3) 6-1, 6-4
Vishal Patel bt CLIFF WARREN (Sep 2) 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentVishal Patel bt Melvin Palmer (Aug 29) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Excellent, consistent play by Vishal. Accurate and quick around the court. Well done"  -- Melvin
Reveal CommentJamal Jamal bt Sean Thomson (Aug 29) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Nice to play with Sean ... Looking forward to more friendly matches in the future"  -- Jamal
Vishal Patel bt Mark Townsend (Aug 28) 6-0, 6-0
Vishal Patel bt Julia Postnikova (Aug 26) 6-2, 6-2


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).


Reporters of results are encouraged to leave a comment on the "Report Your Score" form.