Friendly, competitive tennis on Harrogate'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.

Join us now!


From the dates above, choose your Round and click on the Join By link. If the Round is currently running, and it's before the mid-point, you can sign up as a late joiner here. Otherwise, check back soon for info about the next Round.



Every player who plays 3 matches by the mid-point of any Round can claim a FREE tube of tennis balls! Plus, there are great offers in our shop.



  • 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

New players will need to create an account with us and include their LTA Advantage Number before joining 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.

Missing Something?

If you notice any of our venue information is out of date, missing court costs or opening hours, please let us know.


Primary Venues

Ripon Tennis Centre

Park Lane, Palace Road, Rippon, HG4 3HJ Tel: 01765606066 full venue details »

Harrogate Spa Tennis Centre

Claro Park, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 4BB Tel: full venue details »

Spa Park

Ripon,, HG4 2ES Tel: 07851 395923  full venue details »

Valley Gardens

Harlow Moor Drive, Harrogate, HG2 0JH Tel: full venue details »

Other Venues

Conyngham Hall

Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, HG5 9AY Tel: full venue details »

Rossett Sports Centre

Green Lane, Harrogate, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 9JP Tel: 01423 564462 full venue details »

Club Venues

Bedale Tennis Club

BASA Sportsground, Leyburn Road, Bedale, DL8 1HA Tel: full venue details »

Collapse AllHarrogate Singles - Round 25 | Thursday 3 February 2022 to Wednesday 30 March 2022 (Midpoint: Wednesday 2 March 2022)

Thanks for competing in the first LTL Round of 2022! We hope you enjoyed your matches and have met some new tennis pals. The weather is starting to change, the sun is coming out and we’re ready for more tennis this Spring. Don’t miss the deadline for your next Round and check out our new Local Padel Leagues if you’d like to give a new sport a go!

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 David James 4 3 1 2 9 LWWW
2 James Lethaby 4 4 0 0 8 WWW
3 Marc Girling 3 1 2 0 3 WLL
4 Jeremy Wood 2 0 2 0 0 L
5 Katie Draper 3 0 3 0 0 LLL
6 Paul Edmondson-Jones 0 0 0 0 0 0

Match Results:

James Lethaby bt Jeremy Wood (Mar 19) Walkover
Reveal CommentMarc Girling bt Katie Draper (Mar 6) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A good game and glad the weather was nice hope to see you around another time."  -- Marc

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentJames Lethaby bt Marc Girling (Mar 5) 6-7 (8-10), 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Marc. - we picked a lovely morning for it with the sun on Valley Gardens. Made it hard to serve down one end. First set went all the way with some great points. Think I found a bit more consistency second set which helped but most games were going to deuce still. Thanks for the game !"  -- James
Reveal CommentJames Lethaby bt David James (Mar 4) 6-2, 3-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great game David throughly enjoyable and really competitive. First two sets were taken by the better player but the third could have gone either way. Some good rallies and winners in almost every game. Look forward to our next game."  -- James
Reveal CommentDavid James bt Jeremy Wood (Feb 24) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A match played in horrible conditions with driving wind and rain. Plenty of good rallies and points. Thank you for travelling over great to meet you and I hope the rest of your games are played in better conditions. Best of luck for the rest of the league."  -- David
Reveal CommentDavid James bt Katie Draper (Feb 22) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Thank you Katie for a really close and enjoyable match played in wild and windy conditions. The second set could have gone either way. I look forward to a rematch in much calmer conditions. Good luck for the rest of the games in the league."  -- David
Reveal CommentDavid James bt Marc Girling (Feb 19) 6-3, 7-6 (7-1)

Player Comments:

  • "Thank you Marc for a really enjoyable game. Very close games and the second set could have gone either way. Best of luck for the other games and I look forward to the rematch."  -- David
Reveal CommentJames Lethaby bt Katie Draper (Feb 12) 6-3, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "Great game - many thanks Katie. All despite some pretty rough winds throughout which made it hard for any real rallies. Definitely some lucky shots from both of us but overall still a good game. Especially the second set l! Good luck in other games"  -- James


Looking for previous matches? Visit the Harrogate archive. 

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

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.