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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

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 »

Collapse AllCrystal Palace Singles - Round 37 | Thursday 27 October 2022 to Wednesday 21 December 2022 (Midpoint: Wednesday 23 November 2022)

Final Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Neill Quinton 6 3 3 2 8 LWWL
2 Bianca Hall 4 2 2 2 6 LLWW
3 Edmund Compton 2 2 0 0 4 WW
4 Justin McCarthy 2 2 0 0 4 WW
5 Michael Rokes 2 2 0 0 4 WW
6 Milos Andrejic 2 1 1 0 2 WL
7 Joel Ockwell 1 0 1 0 1 L
8 Elizabeth Hawkins 2 0 2 0 0 LL
9 Milane Barbosa 3 0 3 0 0 LLL
10 Callan Sigafoos 0 0 0 0 0 0

Match Results:

Edmund Compton bt Neill Quinton (Dec 21) 6-1, 6-0
Edmund Compton bt Milane Barbosa (Dec 3) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentNeill Quinton bt Joel Ockwell (Nov 25) 6-3, 4-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "An epic match played out over 2 sessions, the final set lasting 90 minutes and full of deuces and breaks: it couldn’t have been closer! Thanks Joel." -- Neill
  • "An epic match played out over 2 sessions, with a 90 minute long final set full of deuces and breaks: it couldn’t have been closer!"  -- Neill
Justin McCarthy bt Elizabeth Hawkins (Nov 20) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentMilos Andrejic bt Bianca Hall (Nov 20) 6-3, 7-6 (7-3)

Player Comments:

  • "Very tight match with some beautiful rallies. The court was a bit slippery, but luckily there were no hard falls."  -- Milos
Neill Quinton bt Bianca Hall (Nov 18) 6-2, 6-1
Reveal CommentMichael Rokes bt Neill Quinton (Nov 15) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Neill, it was fun!"  -- Michael
Bianca Hall bt Elizabeth Hawkins (Nov 13) 6-2, 6-0
Michael Rokes bt Milane Barbosa (Nov 12) 6-0, 6-0
Justin McCarthy bt Neill Quinton (Nov 11) 6-3, 6-0
Reveal CommentNeill Quinton bt Milos Andrejic (Nov 6) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A close and fun match, thanks Milos!"  -- Neill
Bianca Hall bt Milane Barbosa (Nov 5) 6-1, 6-3


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).


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