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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
  • We welcome 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 previous results in the League and, for new players, their Player Standard Questionnaire
  • 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 complete 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 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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If you notice any of our venue information is out of date, missing court costs or opening hours please let us know.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 »
Report your results

Collapse AllHarrogate Singles - Round 23 | Thursday 2 September 2021 to Wednesday 27 October 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 29 September 2021)

Current Rankings:

  1. David Pickering [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Katie Draper [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Richard Armstrong [W1, L3] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Patrick Bywater [W1, L3] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Jennifer Dilley 9.2 [W1, L3] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Willow Colios 10.2

Match Results:

Richard Armstrong bt Patrick Bywater (Oct 10) 0-6, 6-2, 6-4
Katie Draper bt Jennifer Dilley (Sep 29) 6-0, 6-2
Katie Draper bt Patrick Bywater (Sep 25) 6-1, 6-0
Jennifer Dilley bt Richard Armstrong (Sep 24) 3-6, 6-0, 6-3
Katie Draper bt Richard Armstrong (Sep 22) 6-0, 6-0
David Pickering bt Jennifer Dilley (Sep 22) 6-0, 6-1
David Pickering bt Katie Draper (Sep 15) 6-1, 6-1
David Pickering bt Patrick Bywater (Sep 12) 6-0, 6-0
Patrick Bywater bt Jennifer Dilley (Sep 11) 6-4, 6-7 (2-7), 7-5
David Pickering bt Richard Armstrong (Sep 4) 6-0, 6-1

Current Rankings:

  1. Daniel Perez Martin [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Ruth Whaling [W2, L1] 5
  3. Patrick Mitchell [L2]
  4. Salah Alfady [L1]
  5. Theo Cooper [L1]

Match Results:

Ruth Whaling bt Theo Cooper (Oct 13) 6-0, 6-2
Ruth Whaling bt Patrick Mitchell (Oct 9) 6-3, 6-1
Reveal CommentDaniel Perez Martin bt Patrick Mitchell (Sep 24) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "I enjoyed playing, thank you very much Patrick. Let's do this again."  -- Daniel
Reveal CommentDaniel Perez Martin bt Ruth Whaling (Sep 17) 6-1, 3-6, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Really intense and disputed. Thank you Ruth, I'm looking forward to play again."  -- Daniel
Reveal CommentDaniel Perez Martin bt Salah Alfady (Sep 6) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "It was fun to play with you Salah. Looking forward for another round."  -- Daniel


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 complete 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.