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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
  • 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

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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Primary Venues

Emsworth Recreation Ground

Horndean Road, Emsworth, Hampshire, PO10 7PT Tel: full venue details »

Bidbury Mead Recreation Ground

Bedhampton, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 3JG Tel: full venue details »

Havant Park

Market Parade, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1PY Tel: full venue details »

Front Lawn Recreation Ground

Havant, Hampshire, PO9 5AN Tel: full venue details »

Hayling Park

Station Road, Hayling Island, Hampshire, PO11 0HB Tel: full venue details »

Other Venues

Cowplain Recreation Ground

Waterlooville, Hampshire, PO8 8EH Tel: full venue details »

Jubilee Park

Waterlooville, Hampshire, PO7 7HU Tel: full venue details »

Purbrook Heath

Purbrook Heath Road, Purbrook, Waterlooville, Hampshire, PO7 5RU Tel: full venue details »

Club Venues

The Avenue Lawn Tennis, Squash and Fitness Club

Southleigh Road, Havant, PO9 2RS Tel: 02392 482750 full venue details »

Collapse AllHavant Singles - Round 23 | Thursday 24 August 2023 to Wednesday 18 October 2023 (Midpoint: Wednesday 20 September 2023)

Final Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Paul Whittenham 6 6 0 2 20 WWWW
2 Alexander Phillipps 4 3 1 0 9 WWWL
3 Miriam Mclean 5 2 3 0 8 WLWL
4 Mark Dore 6 1 5 0 8 LWLL
5 Graham Beynon 3 2 1 0 7 WWL
6 Anna Hickmore 4 0 4 0 5 LLLL
7 Robert Meades 2 1 1 0 4 WL

Match Results:

Reveal CommentMiriam Mclean bt Mark Dore (Oct 8) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great game and although I got beaten hard, it was still a really fun game and Miriam is a great personality and a great player! Awesome to have met and looking forward to playing again soon!"  -- Mark
Reveal CommentMark Dore bt Anna Hickmore (Oct 8) 6-4, 4-6, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Absolutely cracking game, I really enjoyed playing and really got me running around the court. Anna is a great person and a fabulous tennis player as well, playing some really awesome shots. Happy to have met her and looking forward to playing again!"  -- Mark
Alexander Phillipps bt Miriam Mclean (Oct 2) Walkover
Reveal CommentMiriam Mclean bt Anna Hickmore (Oct 1) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a great match Miriam. We had some really fun rallies in the lovely Autumn sunshine. Thanks for your encouragement. Anna"  -- Anna
Reveal CommentRobert Meades bt Mark Dore (Sep 30) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Good to meet you mate, and a great Tennis Player as well. Was as fun game!"  -- Mark
Reveal CommentAlexander Phillipps bt Mark Dore (Sep 30) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Very good player, I was out of my depth but I really enjoyed the game, lots of pointers to help my tennis. Alex is a great guy and cracking player."  -- Alexander
Reveal CommentGraham Beynon bt Miriam Mclean (Sep 29) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "It was great to meet Miriam at Southsea Tennis Club where we played a tight competitive match in a swirly wind. Some great rallies - a match I enjoyed very much. Good luck with the rest of your games Miriam."  -- Graham
Reveal CommentGraham Beynon bt Mark Dore (Sep 24) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Nice to meet you Mark - really enjoyed our match. Your game will come on in leaps and bounds with more court time "  -- Graham
Reveal CommentPaul Whittenham bt Graham Beynon (Sep 24) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "An early Sunday morning start in a match which took Graham a while to get going having not played for a while. Some great rallies and and an enjoyable game. Always a pleasure Graham and look forward to seeing you for another match soon."  -- Paul
Reveal CommentPaul Whittenham bt Robert Meades (Sep 23) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyable match with Rob who is just coming back to competitive tennis. He made me work very hard for my points and the score line could have been much closer. Thanks for coming over to The Avenue Rob and let’s play again soon. "  -- Paul
Reveal CommentPaul Whittenham bt Mark Dore (Sep 16) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Was cracking to play my first game against Paul, good player and lovely chap. Looking forward to the next one!"  -- Mark
Reveal CommentPaul Whittenham bt Miriam Mclean (Sep 16) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A really enjoyable match with Miriam who played some fantastic tennis. Thank you for the game and good luck with the rest of your matches."  -- Paul
Reveal CommentPaul Whittenham bt Anna Hickmore (Sep 3) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely to see you again Anna and thank you for the game. Keep playing tennis and join some of those mix-in groups for greater experience. "  -- Paul
Reveal CommentAlexander Phillipps bt Anna Hickmore (Sep 2) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Anna, lovely weather for Tennis! "  -- Alexander
Reveal CommentPaul Whittenham bt Alexander Phillipps (Sep 2) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A thoroughly enjoyable match with Alex which was much closer than the score might suggest. Great to have a long chat over a cup of tea afterwards and looking forward to our Portsmouth League Doubles match in a a couple of weeks time. Good luck with the rest of your matches. "  -- Paul


Looking for previous matches? Visit the Havant archive. 

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

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.