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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

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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 »

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 »

Valley Gardens

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

Club Venues

Bedale Tennis Club

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

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Collapse AllHarrogate Singles - Round 22 | Thursday 24 June 2021 to Wednesday 18 August 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 21 July 2021)

Current Rankings:

  1. Jean-Baptiste BRESSON [W4, L1] 11 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Matthew Williams [W3] 6
  3. Peter Davis [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Alex Tomlin [W1, L4] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  5. David O'Shea [W1, L1] 3
  6. Chris Stack [L3] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Frank Urbanski [L1]

Match Results:

Matthew Williams bt Frank Urbanski (Aug 3) 6-3, 6-4
Reveal CommentMatthew Williams bt Alex Tomlin (Jul 27) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great match, really enjoyed it, managed to get a little wet. 🌧 "  -- Matthew
Reveal CommentJean-Baptiste BRESSON bt Alex Tomlin (Jul 20) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Match interesting with a beautiful Alex's defense and several good points."  -- Jean-Baptiste
Reveal CommentJean-Baptiste BRESSON bt David O'Shea (Jul 19) 6-2, 4-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "It was a great match by a beautiful afternoon. The level of the game was good and pretty balance with beautiful points, it was a fight with physical and mental skills."  -- Jean-Baptiste
Jean-Baptiste BRESSON bt Peter Davis (Jul 17) 6-0, 6-0
Jean-Baptiste BRESSON bt Chris Stack (Jul 15) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentPeter Davis bt Alex Tomlin (Jul 14) 7-6 (7-4), 0-6, [10-4]

Player Comments:

  • "Very close match on a very hot afternoon."  -- Peter
Reveal CommentAlex Tomlin bt Chris Stack (Jul 10) 6-3, 5-7, [11-9]

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match, Chris, I really enjoyed it. We were well matched - both a bit rusty but improving as the match went on, finishing with a rollercoaster tiebreak. Looking forward to playing again sometime. "  -- Alex
Reveal CommentPeter Davis bt Chris Stack (Jul 9) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable good spirited match"  -- Peter
Reveal CommentDavid O'Shea bt Alex Tomlin (Jun 26) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great rallies in second set!"  -- David
Reveal CommentMatthew Williams bt Jean-Baptiste BRESSON (Jun 24) 6-2, 4-6, [10-8]

Player Comments:

  • "A great game, I was very rusty but a competitive match and very close. "  -- Matthew

Current Rankings:

  1. Jennifer Dilley 9.2 [W3] 6
  2. Glynn King [W1, L1] 2
  3. Christopher Gelber [L1]
  4. Jessica Burgess [L2]
  5. Eric Shaw
  6. Theo Cooper

Match Results:

Reveal CommentJennifer Dilley bt Christopher Gelber (Aug 2) 6-0, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Another nice match on a pleasant afternoon "  -- Jennifer
Reveal CommentJennifer Dilley bt Glynn King (Jul 28) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Another nice match"  -- Jennifer
Reveal CommentGlynn King bt Jessica Burgess (Jul 17) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Both players short on first serve's in but able to surprise each other with the odd good serve! "  -- Glynn
Jennifer Dilley bt Jessica Burgess (Jul 13) 6-1, 6-0


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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. Bonus prizes must be claimed within 28 days using the link emailed to the player.

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).

Reporters of results are encouraged to leave a comment on the "Report Your Score" form.