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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.

 

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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

Hampden Park

Rosebery Avenue, Eastbourne, BN22 9QA Tel: full venue details »

Tennis in the Park

Gildredge Park, off the Goffs, Eastbourne, BN21 1HD Tel: full venue details »

Old Town Recreation Ground

Longland Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN20 8JA Tel: full venue details »

Fishermans Green

Eastbourne, BN22 Tel: full venue details »

Other Venues

Eastbourne Sports Park

Cross Levels Way, Eastbourne, BN21 2UF Tel: 01323 649214 full venue details »

Hampden Park Sports Centre

Brodrick Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN22 9RQ Tel: 01323 509859 full venue details »

Manor Gardens

Eastbourne, BN20 8BB Tel: full venue details »

Club Venues

Devonshire Park Lawn Tennis Club

Devonshire Park, College Road, Easbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4JJ Tel: 07581 076730 full venue details »

Hailsham Tennis Club

Recreation Ground, Western Road, Hailsham, BN27 3DY Tel: full venue details »
Report your results

Collapse AllEastbourne Singles - Round 27 | Thursday 31 March 2022 to Wednesday 25 May 2022 (Midpoint: Wednesday 27 April 2022)

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Adam Beaney 4 4 0 2 10 WWWW
2 Simon Underwood 4 3 1 2 9 WLWW
3 Carl Bradford 4 2 2 2 8 LWWL
4 Jonathan Chea 4 1 3 0 4 LWLL
5 Sarah Wilson 4 0 4 2 2 LLLL

Match Results:

Reveal CommentSimon Underwood bt Jonathan Chea (May 14) 6-4, 4-6, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Perfect evening for tennis. Great match with some super tight games with multiple deuces played. Thanks Jonny :-)"  -- Simon
Reveal CommentAdam Beaney bt Carl Bradford (May 1) 4-6, 7-6 (7-3), 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A very hard battle, could of gone either way."  -- Adam
Reveal CommentJonathan Chea bt Sarah Wilson (May 1) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great fun match"  -- Jonathan
Reveal CommentCarl Bradford bt Sarah Wilson (Apr 25) 6-1, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely morning for tennis, Sarah made a great come back in 2nd set and I only just managed to close out the match in 2. Good fun game in beautiful grounds."  -- Carl
Reveal CommentCarl Bradford bt Jonathan Chea (Apr 25) 4-6, 6-4, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Battle of a match going well over 2 hour mark. Lots of running, chasing down balls and big serving by Johnny in this fun competitive match!"  -- Carl
Reveal CommentAdam Beaney bt Simon Underwood (Apr 24) 2-6, 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A close game played in difficult conditions"  -- Adam
Reveal CommentSimon Underwood bt Carl Bradford (Apr 21) 4-6, 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Pretty epic match today. Great weather with a light breeze. Ebb and flow, 3 service breaks in set 1, 2 in set 2 and 3 in set 3. Carl saved 2 match points at 3-5 in this brilliant match too"  -- Simon
Reveal CommentAdam Beaney bt Jonathan Chea (Apr 18) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Perfect conditions for tennis, thanks for the match Johnny."  -- Adam
Reveal CommentSimon Underwood bt Sarah Wilson (Apr 14) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great match on a perfect morning, good to meet you Sarah, and thanks for the game, hopefully will see you again soon"  -- Simon
Reveal CommentAdam Beaney bt Sarah Wilson (Apr 10) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A most enjoyable match with some good rallies played at a great location in Uckfield. Highlight of the match was a superb winning drive volley from Sarah."  -- Adam

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Stephen Jones 4 4 0 0 8 WWWW
2 Daniel Smart 4 3 1 0 7 WLWW
3 Bill Clarke 4 2 2 2 6 WWLL
4 Craig Armour 4 1 3 2 4 LLWL
5 Ian Pemberton 4 0 4 0 1 LLLL
6 Stephen Kirkham 0 0 0 0 0 0

Match Results:

Daniel Smart bt Ian Pemberton (May 15) 6-4, 6-1
Reveal CommentStephen Jones bt Ian Pemberton (May 10) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A great match with Ian, look forward to playing again!"  -- Stephen
Reveal CommentStephen Jones bt Craig Armour (May 4) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Fun match with some great rallies!"  -- Stephen
Reveal CommentStephen Jones bt Daniel Smart (May 3) 6-7 (5-7), 7-6 (8-6), 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "What a match - probably 3 hours all told in playing time, every point was in play and the momentum kept shifting. Lots of great rallies along the way. Dan's drop shots were especially tricky to deal with! "  -- Stephen
Reveal CommentBill Clarke bt Ian Pemberton (Apr 28) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Many thanks for the game, and it was good to meet you. Good luck with your other games!"  -- Bill
Daniel Smart bt Craig Armour (Apr 23) 6-4, 6-2
Reveal CommentCraig Armour bt Ian Pemberton (Apr 21) 5-7, 6-4, [10-3]

Player Comments:

  • "Superb close match in the sunshine. Many long rallies in a match that could have gone either way. Well played Ian and look forward to another close one soon. "  -- Craig
Reveal CommentBill Clarke bt Craig Armour (Apr 14) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for another great tussle and for arranging the court."  -- Bill
Reveal CommentStephen Jones bt Bill Clarke (Apr 13) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great match with Bill, plenty of fun rallies! "  -- Stephen
Daniel Smart bt Bill Clarke (Apr 9) 6-4, 6-4

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Eastbourne archive. 

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

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.