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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

Craiglockhart Tennis Centre

177 Collinton Road, Edinburgh, EH14 1BZ Tel: 0131 443 0101 full venue details »

Inverleith Park

Arboretum Road, Edinburgh, EH3 5NZ Tel: 0131 529 5050 full venue details »

Leith Links Outdoor Tennis and Bowling Green

John's Place, Edinburgh, EH6 Tel: 07766774532 full venue details »

St Margaret's Park

Corstorphine, Edinburgh, EH12 7UQ Tel: full venue details »

The Meadows Courts

Edinburgh, EH8 9NR Tel: full venue details »

Victoria Park

Craighall Road, Edinburgh, EH6 4RG Tel: full venue details »

Collapse AllEdinburgh Women's Singles - Round 9 | Thursday 19 January 2023 to Wednesday 15 March 2023 (Midpoint: Wednesday 15 February 2023)

Final Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Ruiqing Hu 4 4 0 2 10 WWW
2 Ruth Sutherland 4 2 2 2 7 LWWL
3 Francesca Dymond 4 3 1 0 6 WWWL
4 Magdalena Malinowska 4 1 3 0 2 LLLW
5 Kathryn Smith 4 0 4 2 2 LLL

Match Results:

Reveal CommentFrancesca Dymond bt Magdalena Malinowska (Mar 15) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, Magda, thank so much. Both played really well with lots of deuce games. Had to switch courts in the final game which wasn't ideal, but it made it interesting! "  -- Francesca
Francesca Dymond bt Kathryn Smith (Mar 12) Walkover
Ruiqing Hu bt Magdalena Malinowska (Mar 10) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentFrancesca Dymond bt Ruth Sutherland (Feb 27) 5-7, 6-1, [10-7]

Player Comments:

  • "An enjoyable hard fought match, I am exhausted now! Congratulations to Fran, good luck on your remaining matches."  -- Ruth
Reveal CommentRuth Sutherland bt Magdalena Malinowska (Feb 15) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely to meet you, Magdalena, thank you, I enjoyed our match very much, lots of deuces! It would be great to play again. Good luck with your remaining matches."  -- Ruth
Reveal CommentRuth Sutherland bt Kathryn Smith (Feb 14) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for hosting me at your lovely club, Kate. We had a great match. A pleasure to meet you and I hope we can play again soon. We are both so lucky that we can fit tennis in during the day! Good luck in your remaining matches."  -- Ruth
Reveal CommentMagdalena Malinowska bt Kathryn Smith (Feb 13) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Lots of good long rallies despite the wind! Magda's angles and serves are great! A good fun game with lots of laughs."  -- Kate
Reveal CommentRuiqing Hu bt Kathryn Smith (Feb 12) 6-0 Kathryn Smith Retired

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely to meet Rui who plays very well and it was a fun set.. Unfortunately I had to concede the match due to playing conditions."  -- Kate
Ruiqing Hu bt Ruth Sutherland (Feb 5) 6-0, 6-2
Ruiqing Hu bt Francesca Dymond (Jan 22) 6-1, 6-0


Looking for previous matches? Visit the Edinburgh Women's archive. 

The results listed here include the current and previous Rounds matches for Edinburgh Women's.

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.