Friendly, competitive tennis on Derby's public courts

Local Tennis Leagues is for anyone, no matter your tennis experience. Play YOUR way. 

Join thousands of players in hundreds of Leagues across the UK. Whatever your standard, we’ll find you great matches!

Local Tennis Leagues is a place for friendly tennis, where you can meet like-minded people and make new friends.

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If you notice any of our venue information is out of date, missing court costs or opening hours, please let us know.


Primary Venues

Derbyshire Tennis Centre

Ashe Place, Vicent Street, Normanton, Derby, DE23 8BF Tel: 01332 273770 full venue details »

Markeaton Park

Markeaton, Derby, DE22 4AA Tel: full venue details »

Rutland Sports Park

West End Drive, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 5GH Tel: 01159 302033 full venue details »

Darley Fields

Old Chester Road, Chester Green, Derby, DE1 3SA Tel: 01332 641234 full venue details »

Alvaston Park

Meadow Lane, Alvaston Derby, DE248QQ Tel: full venue details »

King George V Playing Fields

Carlisle Avenue Littleover, Derby, DE233ET Tel: full venue details »

Club Venues

Ilkeston Tennis Club

Rutland Sports Park, lkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 5GL Tel: 0115 930 2033 full venue details »

Collapse AllDerby Singles - Round 23 | Thursday 6 April 2023 to Wednesday 31 May 2023 (Midpoint: Wednesday 3 May 2023)

Final Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Mersad Porovic 2 2 0 0 4 WW
2 Michael Chester 3 2 1 0 4 WLW
3 Rowan Chamberlain 3 1 2 0 2 LWL
4 Alfie Burley 2 0 2 0 0 LL
5 Connor Mcintyre 0 0 0 0 0 0

Match Results:

Reveal CommentMichael Chester bt Rowan Chamberlain (May 14) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great games, long rallies and good spirits! Thanks for the tips. Good luck "  -- Rowan
Reveal CommentMersad Porovic bt Michael Chester (May 12) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "I enjoy the match, although was a little bit windy "  -- Mersad
Reveal CommentMichael Chester bt Alfie Burley (May 11) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A surprisingly pleasant evening following a very wet day! A game played in good spirit and a friendly enjoyable set played after the match. Thank you. "  -- Michael
Reveal CommentRowan Chamberlain bt Alfie Burley (May 9) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great friendly match, kept playing through a bit of British Summer Drizzle. Lots of good rallies and competitive points. "  -- Rowan
Reveal CommentMersad Porovic bt Rowan Chamberlain (May 7) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great weather, good rallies. Friendly opponent, really good communication to get match scheduled & rearranged due to clash! Many thanks."  -- Rowan


Looking for previous matches? Visit the Derby archive. 

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

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.