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HOW IT WORKS:

  • 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

THE LEAGUE IS:

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

KEY POINTS:

  • 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

New players will need to create an account with us and include their LTA Advantage Number before joining a Round. Once you’ve signed up, and for returning players, you can join the next Round here.

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

Crystal Palace National Sports Centre

Ledrington Road, London, SE19 2BB Tel: 020 8778 0131 full venue details »

Biggin Wood

Covington Way, London, SW16 3BY Tel: 020 8726 6900 full venue details »

Other Venues

Belair Park

Gallery Road, West Dulwich, London, SE21 7AB Tel: full venue details »

Brockwell Park

Norwood Road, London, SW2 2YJ Tel: full venue details »

Dulwich Park

College Road,, Dulwich, London, Kent, SE21 7BQ Tel: full venue details »

Kings Hall

Kings Hall Road, Beckenham, London, Kent, BR3 1LN Tel: full venue details »

Mayow Park

Mayow Road, Lewisham, London, SE23 2XR Tel: full venue details »

South Norwood Lake Woodvale Avenue

South Norwood, Croydon, Surrey, SE25 4AN Tel: full venue details »

Sydenham Wells Park

London, SE26 6QL Tel: 020 8318 3986 full venue details »

Trumble Gardens

Lucerne Road, Thornton Heath, London, CR7 7JH Tel: full venue details »

Upper Norwood Recreation Ground

Eversley Road, Croydon, Kent, SE19 3QS Tel: full venue details »
Report your results

Collapse AllCrystal Palace Singles - Round 36 | Thursday 18 August 2022 to Wednesday 12 October 2022 (Midpoint: Wednesday 14 September 2022)

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Lee Kirby 2 2 0 0 4 WW
2 Neill Quinton 4 1 3 2 4 WLLL
3 Anton Billy Russo 1 1 0 0 2 W
4 Justin McCarthy 1 1 0 0 2 W
5 Edward Walton 2 0 2 0 0 LL
6 Lee Kirby 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Leonora Mcnabb 0 0 0 0 0 0

Match Results:

Lee Kirby bt Edward Walton (Sep 19) Walkover
Reveal CommentNeill Quinton bt Edward Walton (Sep 18) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Close and fun match, great to play again Ed! Our second set was actually poised at 5-3 when we ran out of time, but Ed graciously conceded…"  -- Neill
Lee Kirby bt Neill Quinton (Aug 31) 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentAnton Billy Russo bt Neill Quinton (Aug 26) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A really nice excellent lovely match played out with Neill at Sydenham tennis club Clay Court Arena Amphitheatre. Great competitive points and lovely gorgeous shots from both players throughout. Great rallies, great points, great play . Thanks for having me Neill + thank-you for the game. We shall meet again hopefully looolss!!!^^^^^^^((****(((("  -- Anton Billy
Justin McCarthy bt Neill Quinton (Aug 23) 6-2, 6-3

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Kyle Greenfield 2 2 0 0 4 WW
2 Joel Ockwell 3 1 2 2 4 LLW
3 Adam Stevens 1 1 0 0 2 W
4 Drew Marke 2 1 1 0 2 WL
5 Paolo Rizzo 2 0 2 0 0 LL
6 James Hooper 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Nigel W Williams 0 0 0 0 0 0

Match Results:

Reveal CommentKyle Greenfield bt Joel Ockwell (Sep 11) 7-5, 7-6 (7-1)

Player Comments:

  • "Great match! Lots of good rallies and very fun to play!"  -- Kyle
Drew Marke bt Paolo Rizzo (Aug 28) 6-1, 6-2
Adam Stevens bt Joel Ockwell (Aug 27) 6-3, 6-0
Kyle Greenfield bt Drew Marke (Aug 22) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentJoel Ockwell bt Paolo Rizzo (Aug 21) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Much closer than the scoreline suggests - thanks for a great game of tennis!"  -- Joel

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Crystal Palace archive. 

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

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).

Comments:

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