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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
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  • For anyone over the age of 18
  • We welcome beginners as well as advanced players

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  • There are various scoring formats you can use for your match
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  • 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

Emsworth Recreation Ground

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

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

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

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

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

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Cowplain Recreation Ground

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

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Purbrook Heath

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The Avenue Lawn Tennis, Squash and Fitness Club

Southleigh Road, Havant, PO9 2RS Tel: 02392 482750 full venue details »
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Collapse AllHavant Singles - Round 16 | Thursday 2 September 2021 to Wednesday 27 October 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 29 September 2021)

Current Rankings:

  1. Maksims Afanasjevs 10.1 [W5] 10
  2. Robert Haines [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Jennifer Pigden [W2, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Marilena Dinca [W1, L3] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Miriam Mclean [L4]
  6. George Knight [L2]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentMaksims Afanasjevs bt Jennifer Pigden (Oct 17) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good game Jennifer. Good luck with your remaining matches."  -- Maksims
Reveal CommentMaksims Afanasjevs bt Robert Haines (Oct 6) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Sunny afternoon tennis match. Very close first set. Well played Robert. "  -- Maksims
Reveal CommentMaksims Afanasjevs bt Marilena Dinca (Oct 4) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Marilena. Good luck in your next matches"  -- Maksims
Maksims Afanasjevs bt Miriam Mclean (Oct 4) Walkover
Reveal CommentMaksims Afanasjevs bt George Knight (Oct 4) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Very good tennis match. George's first serve is very fast. Well played George and good luck in your next matches."  -- Maksims
Reveal CommentRobert Haines bt Miriam Mclean (Oct 3) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Miriam kept fighting hard againsy my ruthless play right to the very end, and played some very good points, managing to win the penultimate game. An enjoyable match."  -- Robert
Reveal CommentRobert Haines bt George Knight (Sep 20) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "As always played in the best of spirits with George. George played well to break me to lead 4-2. Somewhat to my surprise he didn't sustain this form and I was able to get back into the first set. I continued to play my game throughout and took my chances. A pleasing match."  -- Robert
Reveal CommentRobert Haines bt Marilena Dinca (Sep 18) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A charming lady with a spirited determined game, moving to and playing her groundshots well. Managed to play a few good winning shots against me, and I wish Mary good luck in continuing to enjoy her tennis."  -- Robert
Reveal CommentRobert Haines bt Jennifer Pigden (Sep 18) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A very tough match despite the scoreline. Jen returned and rallied very well, having me down 15-40 on serve first game of 2nd set. I had to focus to save the break points and win the game, and work hard to regain my focus after losing games on Jen's serve later in set. Hot work but great fun."  -- Robert
Reveal CommentJennifer Pigden bt Marilena Dinca (Sep 13) 4-6, 6-2, [11-9]

Player Comments:

  • "A very close match with lots of long rally's. Enjoyed meeting and playing Mary :)"  -- Jennifer
Reveal CommentJennifer Pigden bt Miriam Mclean (Sep 11) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Nice game and great views from Purbrook Heath courts"  -- Jennifer
Reveal CommentMarilena Dinca bt Miriam Mclean (Sep 5) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great playing Miriam again, long rallies and up to 7 deuces for some of the games! thankfully, the ice-cream we had after the first set helped us power through the Sunday heat at Southsea!! "  -- Marilena

Results


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 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).


Comments:


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