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You are just a step away from joining our mixed-sex, singles league for men and women (aged 18+) of all standards.

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

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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Primary Venues

Ripon Tennis Centre

Park Lane, Palace Road, Rippon, HG4 3HJ
Tel: 01765606066
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Harrogate Spa Tennis Centre

Claro Park, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 4BB
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Spa Park

Ripon,, HG4 2ES
Tel: 07851 395923 
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Other Venues

Conyngham Hall

Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, HG5 9AY
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Rossett Sports Centre

Green Lane, Harrogate, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 9JP
Tel: 01423 564462
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Valley Gardens

Harlow Moor Drive, Harrogate, HG2 0JH
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Collapse AllHarrogate Singles - Round 15 | Thursday 24 January 2019 to Wednesday 20 March 2019 (Midpoint: Wednesday 20 February 2019)

Current Rankings:

  1. Andrew Davis [W4, L1] 11 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Christopher Partridge 8.1 [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Jamie Jarman [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Jonathan Guiritan 8.1 [W2, L1] 5
  5. Richard Sloan [L3] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Stephen Cameron 8.2 [L4] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Martin Laidler withdrawn

Match Results:

Reveal CommentJamie Jarman bt Stephen Cameron (Feb 20) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Really good competitive 2nd set, thanks for the game Stephen "  -- Jamie
Reveal CommentJonathan Guiritan bt Stephen Cameron (Feb 19) 6-4, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Slow start for both of us. Stephen was great at getting balls back. Makes you play extra shit everytime. Thank you for the game Stephen. "  -- Jonathan
Reveal CommentJonathan Guiritan bt Richard Sloan (Feb 17) 1-6, 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great game with Richard. Had to find ways to come back after a first set washout. Thanks for the game Richard and good luck with the rest of your matches. "  -- Jonathan
Reveal CommentAndrew Davis bt Jonathan Guiritan (Feb 17) 6-4, 6-7 (2-7), [10-3]

Player Comments:

  • "Great to play Jonathan again. He was hitting some amazing winners and I felt a bit guilty coming away with the win as i certainly wasn't the better player today! "  -- Andrew
Reveal CommentJamie Jarman bt Andrew Davis (Feb 16) 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 (7-3)

Player Comments:

  • "Really good match, some great tennis and some not that great tennis played from both of us- always a battle with plenty of twists and turns Cheers Andrew "  -- Jamie
Reveal CommentAndrew Davis bt Stephen Cameron (Feb 16) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Tough match in tricky conditions with the famous Spa wind! Hopefully we can play again in better conditions soon! "  -- Andrew
Christopher Partridge bt Stephen Cameron (Feb 13) 6-4, 7-5
Christopher Partridge bt Jamie Jarman (Feb 10) 7-5, 6-4
Reveal CommentAndrew Davis bt Richard Sloan (Feb 10) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable game! Good luck in the rest of your matches."  -- Andrew
Christopher Partridge bt Richard Sloan (Feb 4) 6-3, 6-2
Reveal CommentAndrew Davis bt Christopher Partridge (Feb 3) 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Really tough opening match! Chris played some amazing tennis and it was tough just to keep the score close. Somehow ended up stealing both sets at the death which was a relief as my xmas fitness regime wouldn't have got me through a third set."  -- Andrew

Results

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