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This is how it works:

  • Players are organised into groups of between 5 to 9 people of a similar standard
  • It is a mixed sex, singles league, so men and women play each other
  • Groups are put together by standard and there can be any combination of men and women in a group (we do not guarantee a balance of men and women and you could be the only man in a group of women or vice versa!)
  • Contact details are emailed and posted to each player's account page
  • Players arrange their own matches
  • You can play on any court that suits both players

The league is:

  • For everyone over the age of 18
  • We welcome beginners as well as advanced players.
  • Don't worry that you won't be good enough - playing matches is the best way to improve, and we use an online questionnaire to assess people's ability so you play only people of a roughly similar level
  • Affiliated to the LTA For adults aged 18 years and above 

Key points

  • Matches are best of three sets; if a set reaches 6 games all it is decided by a tiebreak
  • The evening before the round starts you will receive an email with all the contact details of the players in your group. Contact details are also posted to your Account Page
  • Players are placed in groups according to past performance in the league and, for new players, their Player Standard Questionnaire
  • Each player attempts to play each of the other player on their group once during the round
  • A point is awarded for each set won
  • If you complete three matches before the midpoint of a round you receive 2 bonus points and a bonus prize (either a pair of Local Tennis Leagues dampeners, or a tube of tennis balls)
  • 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. A winner's certificate is also posted to the winner's Account Page as a PDF file.
  • Where possible, winners of groups are promoted to the group above for the next round.

See here for the complete rules and regulations

Getting started

New players will need to complete the player questionnaire before they can join a round. Once you’ve signed up, and for returning players you can join any of the upcoming rounds above.

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.

If there is anything else you need help with get in contact with Nigel, Sally and the team who will be happy to help!


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Gladstone Park

Hamilton Road, London, NW2 6HY
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Other Venues

Eton Grove

Kingsbury, Brent, London, Middlesex, NW9
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King Edward VII Park

Park Lane, Wembley, London, Middlesex, HA9 7RX
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Preston Park

College Road, Brent, London, Middlesex, HA9 8RG
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Roe Green Park

Kingsbury High Road, Kingsbury, NW9 9DT
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Coles Green Tennis Club

16-18 Coles Green Road, London, NW2 7ER
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Collapse AllGladstone Park Singles - Round 36 | Thursday 6 September 2018 to Wednesday 31 October 2018 (Midpoint: Wednesday 3 October 2018)

Only the one group in Gladstone Park in this Autumn round but there was still a good number of matches played and some excellent performances from both new and returning players. Thanks for taking part and do continue to spread the word locally, we'd love to see more players and closer competition on court next time.

Group Summary:

There were some cracking scheduling skills on show in this group with nearly everyone picking up a bonus prize. It was a close call for the prize too, with Alejandro and Luca both finishng five wins to the good to tie on points at the top. On the court it was a slightly different story as Alejandro stormed past Luca to become the deserved new champ. Hats off also to David for playing a superb six matches.

Final Rankings:

  1. Alejandro Juan Rodriguez [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Luca Calderone 9.1 [W5, L1] 12 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Krzysiek Filipiak 9.2 [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  4. David Roberts [W3, L3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Christina Zoubir [W1, L3] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Serge Takengny [L4] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Viola Panzeri [L4] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  8. Luis Gardella 9.2 [L2]

Match Results:

Alejandro Juan Rodriguez bt Krzysiek Filipiak (Oct 31) 6-0, 6-0
Alejandro Juan Rodriguez bt Serge Takengny (Oct 20) 6-0, 6-0
Luca Calderone bt Luis Gardella (Oct 6) 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentLuca Calderone bt Viola Panzeri (Sep 30) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great match and good fun! "  -- Viola
Reveal CommentDavid Roberts bt Serge Takengny (Sep 30) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "The scoreline doesn't reflect the fact that this was a close match with plenty of deuce points and opportunities for Serge to win more games."  -- David
Krzysiek Filipiak bt Christina Zoubir (Sep 23) 6-0, 6-2
Alejandro Juan Rodriguez bt Luca Calderone (Sep 19) 6-1, 6-2
Alejandro Juan Rodriguez bt David Roberts (Sep 18) 6-0, 6-1
Luca Calderone bt Serge Takengny (Sep 16) 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentDavid Roberts bt Viola Panzeri (Sep 16) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Viola started the match well but lost a bit of focus in the second half of the first set. Having said that, the match was fun and competitive and we had some good rallies and lots of deuce points."  -- David
Alejandro Juan Rodriguez bt Luis Gardella (Sep 16) 6-0, 6-0
Luca Calderone bt David Roberts (Sep 13) 6-3, 6-2
Reveal CommentDavid Roberts bt Christina Zoubir (Sep 11) 6-0, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "The first set was straightforward but I then took my eye off the ball (literally) and Christina made a stirring comeback with a strong first serve and some good rallies. I was relieved not to have to go to a third set."  -- David
Krzysiek Filipiak bt Serge Takengny (Sep 9) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentKrzysiek Filipiak bt Viola Panzeri (Sep 9) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A very enjoyable game during nice weather- Krzysiek "  -- Krzysiek

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentChristina Zoubir bt Viola Panzeri (Sep 8) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "This was a great match! Challenging and tiring. V much enjoyed playing Viola. "  -- Christina
Krzysiek Filipiak bt David Roberts (Sep 7) 6-0, 6-1
Reveal CommentLuca Calderone bt Christina Zoubir (Sep 6) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Luca dominated! fun game"  -- Christina

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Gladstone Park archive.
The results listed here include the current and previous round of Singles matches for Gladstone Park.

Scoring Information:
You earn one point for every set you win. Players who complete three or more matches by the mid-point of the round receive 2 bonus points, and a bonus prize (typically a free can of HEAD tennis balls). Bonus prizes must be claimed within 28 days using the link posted to the player's Account page. The link is also emailed to players.

Please note, while matches tied at one set all may be completed with a matchtiebreak, singles matches completed to this shortened format, do not count toward bonus points.

Understanding the current rankings display: 
Player name, [LTA rating - if known], 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. Additional commentaries may be added by submitting a result revision (see the pencil icon next to your results)