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If you have been meaning to get back into tennis or would like to meet new people to play, why not give it a go!

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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

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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 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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Collapse AllGolders Hill Park Singles - Round 9 | Thursday 22 August 2019 to Wednesday 16 October 2019 (Midpoint: Wednesday 18 September 2019)

And that's 2019's tennis done and dusted for Golders Hill Park! Thank you all for playing and hope you will join us again in the early spring for the next round. Thank you very much for your support, it has been great to have you playing!

Group Summary:

Well done to Antonio who adds a first Golders Hill Park title to his brace of Waterlow Park group wins, and came through a very competitive field. Runner up Barbara was only one win behind Antonio and all the top four placed players earned bonus points. Nicely done everyone!

Final Rankings:

  1. Antonio Soto 9.1 [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Barbara Grusf [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Deepak Mehta [W3, L2] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  4. David Aron 9.1 [W1, L5] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Steve Bell [W1, L1] 2
  6. Jean Sebastien Dietsch [W1, L3] 2
  7. Francesco Papa [L2]
  8. Jonathan Isaacs [L1]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentAntonio Soto bt David Aron (Oct 15) 6-0, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "I enjoyed playing with David. It was a good match. I really appreciate the effort he did to play this match regardless of the weather conditions just a day before the league ends. A true tennis warrior. 💪🏼"  -- Antonio
Antonio Soto bt Jean Sebastien Dietsch (Oct 13) 6-0, 6-1
Deepak Mehta bt Jean Sebastien Dietsch (Sep 28) 6-1, 6-1
Deepak Mehta bt Steve Bell (Sep 25) 6-0, 6-2
Barbara Grusf bt Jean Sebastien Dietsch (Sep 21) 6-1, 6-4
Reveal CommentSteve Bell bt David Aron (Sep 16) 6-1, 1-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A very enjoyable inaugural game for me. Unexpected showers - very refreshing. Thanks David!"  -- Steve

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentJean Sebastien Dietsch bt David Aron (Sep 14) 4-6, 7-5, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great game. Excellent spirit and very nice weather!"  -- Jean Sebastien
Barbara Grusf bt Deepak Mehta (Sep 13) 6-1, 6-3
Deepak Mehta bt David Aron (Sep 11) 3-6, 6-2, 6-2
Barbara Grusf bt David Aron (Sep 4) 6-3, 6-1
David Aron bt Francesco Papa (Sep 1) Walkover
Antonio Soto bt Francesco Papa (Sep 1) 6-1, 6-3
Reveal CommentAntonio Soto bt Barbara Grusf (Aug 29) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very closed and enjoyable match. A bit windy 🌬 but it was a great day for tennis. "  -- Antonio
Barbara Grusf bt Jonathan Isaacs (Aug 28) 6-0, 6-0
Antonio Soto bt Deepak Mehta (Aug 27) 6-2, 6-2

Results

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