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  • We have doubles and singles rounds!
  • Players/teams are organised into groups of between 5 to 9 people of a similar standard
  • The league is mixed sex, 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!)
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  • 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 available on the winner's Account Page as a PDF file.
  • Where possible, winners of groups are promoted to the group above for the next round.

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Collapse AllHolland Park & KMP Singles - Round 36 | Thursday 10 October 2019 to Wednesday 4 December 2019 (Midpoint: Wednesday 6 November 2019)

Current Rankings:

  1. Stephane Leroy 7.2 [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Riccardo Barrai [W2, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Eamonn Bownes [W2] 4
  4. Leonardo Cabral [W1, L1] 2
  5. Joachim Ollram [L3] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Scott Young [L1]
  7. Raj Samarasinhe [L2]
  8. Gabriel Emme

Match Results:

Stephane Leroy bt Riccardo Barrai (Nov 9) 6-1, 6-1
Stephane Leroy bt Scott Young (Nov 3) 6-1, 6-2
Eamonn Bownes bt Riccardo Barrai (Oct 30) 6-0, 6-3
Leonardo Cabral bt Joachim Ollram (Oct 27) 6-3, 6-0
Reveal CommentStephane Leroy bt Raj Samarasinhe (Oct 27) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great match. Many very nice points.!"  -- Stephane
Eamonn Bownes bt Joachim Ollram (Oct 25) 6-2, 6-4
Riccardo Barrai bt Raj Samarasinhe (Oct 20) 7-5, 6-1
Riccardo Barrai bt Leonardo Cabral (Oct 20) 6-4, 7-6 (7-4)
Reveal CommentStephane Leroy bt Joachim Ollram (Oct 19) 6-2, 7-6 (7-4)

Player Comments:

  • "That was a very intense match where long rallies were played with high engagement. Great match, thank you Joachim!"  -- Stephane

Current Rankings:

  1. Nikos Aletras 10.1 [W3, L1] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Stephan Dorner [W3] 6
  3. Peter Grenfell 9.2 [L2, UF1] 2
  4. Diego Freire [UF1] 1
  5. Des Glass [L2]
  6. Jack Watton [L1]
  7. Dan Lewis
  8. William Nestius-Brown

Match Results:

Reveal CommentStephan Dorner bt Des Glass (Nov 10) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Match was much closer than the result suggests. "  -- Stephan
Nikos Aletras bt Jack Watton (Nov 5) 6-3, 6-1
Nikos Aletras bt Peter Grenfell (Oct 31) 6-0, 6-3
Stephan Dorner bt Nikos Aletras (Oct 27) 4-6, 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentPeter Grenfell v Diego Freire (Oct 27) 4-6, 6-2, 1-2 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Great game so far. Pete to serve at 1-2 in final set"  -- Peter
Nikos Aletras bt Des Glass (Oct 21) 6-3, 6-3
Stephan Dorner bt Peter Grenfell (Oct 20) 4-6, 6-0, 6-0

Current Rankings:

  1. Stephan Von Bismarck [W1, L3] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Michael Bruyns-haylett 10.1 [W2] 4
  3. Mark Gadsden 9.2 [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Javier Perez-Lecumberri 9.1 [W1, L1] 3
  5. Sid Chaturvedi [W1] 2
  6. Cormac Dolan withdrawn
  7. Steven Francis

Match Results:

Reveal CommentStephan Von Bismarck bt Mark Gadsden (Nov 4) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Slightly challenging conditions - felt like leaves on the tracks at time - but we still got some great rallies going"  -- Stephan
Reveal CommentMichael Bruyns-haylett bt Mark Gadsden (Oct 31) 7-6 (7-3), 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "An epic match! Can't help but feel bad for stealing it away from Mark. He was 5-1 up in the first and 5-2 up in the second, and somehow he lost both. I still don't know how, he deserved more. A thoroughly enjoyable match nonetheless and im already looking forward to our next one. "  -- Michael
Sid Chaturvedi bt Stephan Von Bismarck (Oct 30) 6-2, 6-2
Michael Bruyns-haylett bt Stephan Von Bismarck (Oct 28) 4-6, 6-3, 6-4
Reveal CommentJavier Perez-Lecumberri bt Stephan Von Bismarck (Oct 27) 6-4, 4-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great match as always!"  -- Javier
Reveal CommentMark Gadsden bt Javier Perez-Lecumberri (Oct 20) 2-6, 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Managed to even up our head-to-head in a typically tight 3-setter; always enjoyable to play Javier. "  -- Mark

Current Rankings:

  1. Stan Hill [W1] 2
  2. Oliver Keen 9.2 [W1, L1] 2
  3. Catalin-Leonard Popa [L1]
  4. Alla Elfimova
  5. Taylor Carson
  6. William Lynch

Match Results:

Reveal CommentOliver Keen bt Catalin-Leonard Popa (Nov 2) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A three-way match: the winds and rain picked up about 5 minutes after kick off. Great fun, but not sure it was quite tennis all the time!"  -- Oliver
Stan Hill bt Oliver Keen (Oct 20) 6-0, 7-5

Current Rankings:

  1. Tom Leonard 9.1 [W3] 6
  2. Nathan Comer 10.1 [W1] 2
  3. Jo Eade [W1, L2] 2
  4. Liz Smith [L1] 1
  5. Francisco Pimentel [L2]
  6. Dave JACKSON withdrawn

Match Results:

Reveal CommentNathan Comer bt Jo Eade (Nov 12) 7-6 (7-1), 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "it was VERY wet....!"  -- Jo
Jo Eade bt Francisco Pimentel (Nov 10) Walkover
Tom Leonard bt Francisco Pimentel (Nov 9) 6-3, 6-3
Reveal CommentTom Leonard bt Jo Eade (Nov 8) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable match with Jo, who was a little rusty not having played for a while. Good fun all the way."  -- Tom
Reveal CommentTom Leonard bt Liz Smith (Oct 28) 1-6, 7-6 (7-1), 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great game in the morning sunshine! Liz got to a match point in second set but I somehow hung on. Lots of long rallies and quite a few winners, especially from Liz. Some double faults from Liz helped me to get back in the game and improve a bit as it went on. Close right to the end and great fun!."  -- Tom

Current Rankings:

  1. John Parsons 10.2 [W2] 4
  2. Patricia McGill [W2, L1] 4
  3. Delphine Bachatene [W2, L1] 4
  4. Rachel Fenwick [L3] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Anna Farinati [L1]
  6. Benjamin Maiden
  7. Sophie Kuroki

Match Results:

Patricia McGill bt Delphine Bachatene (Nov 7) 7-6 (11-9), 6-3
Reveal CommentJohn Parsons bt Patricia McGill (Nov 4) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, really enjoyed it"  -- John
Reveal CommentJohn Parsons bt Rachel Fenwick (Oct 27) 6-7 (2-7), 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "After losing the first set on a tie break I always thought I could lose the match. Some great moments. We had to finish the third set on a different day (5th November)"  -- John
Reveal CommentDelphine Bachatene bt Rachel Fenwick (Oct 26) 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Even though we had to face the wind and the rain, it was very nice playing on Saturday, fantastic rallies and very intense match until the very end. Thanks Rachel and looking forward to playing you again :-)"  -- Delphine
Reveal CommentDelphine Bachatene bt Anna Farinati (Oct 19) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Not the best weather conditions to play but we've managed to keep playing until the end and did some good rallies and shots! Very nice playing with you Anna and good luck for the rest of your matches!"  -- Delphine
Reveal CommentPatricia McGill bt Rachel Fenwick (Oct 19) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Nearly rained off but we gallantly pushed through and enjoyed a great match without slipping! "  -- Patricia

Current Rankings:

  1. Diomid Sarateanu 10.2 [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Michelle Shashoua [W2, L1] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Adam Davis [W1, L1] 3
  4. Philippa Seal 10.1 [W1, L1] 2
  5. Cristina Aguilera [L2]
  6. Elena Letyagina [L3]

Match Results:

Philippa Seal bt Elena Letyagina (Nov 11) 6-2, 6-2
Adam Davis bt Philippa Seal (Nov 7) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentMichelle Shashoua bt Cristina Aguilera (Oct 27) 6-0, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "lovely match , sun came out......... to make things tricky! we enjoyed some great rallies , hit a few winners and some rather humbling shots it has to be said! "  -- Michelle
Reveal CommentDiomid Sarateanu bt Cristina Aguilera (Oct 24) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Was nice to meet and play with Cristina"  -- Diomid
Reveal CommentDiomid Sarateanu bt Elena Letyagina (Oct 23) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Amazing game and good rallies, Elena was serving 0:15. To be continued.."  -- Diomid
  • "Nice game and good rallies," -- Diomid
Reveal CommentDiomid Sarateanu bt Adam Davis (Oct 21) 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (10-7)

Player Comments:

  • Comments: Was very nice to play with Adam, evenly matched - Both of us deserved to win.
Reveal CommentMichelle Shashoua bt Elena Letyagina (Oct 20) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "thanks so much, lovely to play again, the scores dont reflect the best, we both had some hard won rallies "  -- Michelle
Reveal CommentDiomid Sarateanu bt Michelle Shashoua (Oct 18) 3-6, 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "we tried to battle on but the wind and rain beat us !! to be continued ...."  -- Michelle
  • "We slipped and slid - me by accident, Dimo was on ski practise, lovely meaty rallies mixed with some chances shots that paid off , well played and won!" -- Diomid

Results

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The results listed here include the current and previous round of Singles matches for Holland Park & KMP.

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 match tiebreak, 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)

Collapse AllHolland Park & KMP Doubles - Round 3 | Thursday 11 July 2019 to Wednesday 18 September 2019 (Midpoint: Wednesday 14 August 2019)

Nearly 70% of the matches were played in the round which, when you consider getting doubles matches scheduled amongst busy people is a little like playing three-dimensional chess, is a mighty achievement. Thanks all for making this such a competitive and welcoming round.

Group Summary:

Frustration for Andre & Theo who may have been denied their group win because they couldn't play Mimmi & Lenie (who were forced to withdraw after two matches). So, despite beating Javier & Stephan in their head-to-head, the point their rivals earned from that match sees them crowned the champs! Disappointments aside, well done to all the players in this really exciting and committed group.

Final Rankings:

  1. Javier Perez-Lecumberri & Stephan Von Bismarck [W4, L1] 11 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Andre Sokol & Theo Sokol [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Christian Ardley & Mark Gadsden [W2, L3] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Stefano Saccani & Sophie Morrison [W2, L2] 4
  5. Danielle Ascione & Gillian Passmore [L4] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Mimmi Alverlin & Lenie Palor [L2] withdrawn 1

Match Results:

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentAndre Sokol & Theo Sokol bt Javier Perez-Lecumberri & Stephan Von Bismarck (Sep 8) 6-4, 5-7, [10-7]

Player Comments:

  • "Great match - very enjoyable - thanks"  -- Stephan
Stefano Saccani & Sophie Morrison bt Christian Ardley & Mark Gadsden (Sep 8) 2-6, 7-5, 6-2
Javier Perez-Lecumberri & Stephan Von Bismarck bt Stefano Saccani & Sophie Morrison (Sep 7) 7-5, 6-2
Stefano Saccani & Sophie Morrison bt Danielle Ascione & Gillian Passmore (Sep 6) 6-0, 6-1
Andre Sokol & Theo Sokol bt Danielle Ascione & Gillian Passmore (Aug 11) 6-2, 6-2
Reveal CommentJavier Perez-Lecumberri & Stephan Von Bismarck bt Danielle Ascione & Gillian Passmore (Aug 10) 6-0, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Battling the elements - we were expecting some wind, but not the occasional light shower - we managed to avoid the slippery corners of the court. Team Danielle/Gillian almost got us in the second set ... great fun to play with them. "  -- Stephan
Christian Ardley & Mark Gadsden bt Danielle Ascione & Gillian Passmore (Aug 7) 6-3, 6-4
Andre Sokol & Theo Sokol bt Stefano Saccani & Sophie Morrison (Aug 6) 6-2, 6-0
Reveal CommentJavier Perez-Lecumberri & Stephan Von Bismarck bt Christian Ardley & Mark Gadsden (Aug 4) 6-1, 7-6

Player Comments:

  • "Actually took us two days to complete match as court booking confusion resulted in us being ejected from court at 5-1/0-15 on Saturday by a photo shoot event ... Well, that was first of for all of us. Much harder struggle on Sunday after nights out for all of us and warmer weather. Margin too narrow for comfort - but that is how the counting works. Thanks - great fun."  -- Stephan
Christian Ardley & Mark Gadsden bt Mimmi Alverlin & Lenie Palor (Jul 29) 4-6, 6-1, 6-4
Reveal CommentJavier Perez-Lecumberri & Stephan Von Bismarck bt Mimmi Alverlin & Lenie Palor (Jul 23) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great start of the round - fab weather - and a lot of fun. Result does not reflect long deuce rallies and some outstanding performance at the net of our opponents."  -- Stephan
Andre Sokol & Theo Sokol bt Christian Ardley & Mark Gadsden (Jul 17) 6-2, 7-5

Group Summary:

Some brilliant matches in this group and very often Jonas & Fragkiskos were in the thick of things! They can be well pleased with their three match winning streak and their group two win! George & Ruth take the silver.

Final Rankings:

  1. Jonas Burkhard & Fragkiskos Mentalias [W3] 6 WINNER
  2. George Arghyrakis & Ruth Mac Gowan [W1, L1] 3 RUNNER UP
  3. Rob Cunningham & Charlotte Sythes [W1, L1] 2
  4. Chikako Hirayama & Nigel Billen [L3] 2
  5. Ruth Paul & Taraneh Catherine Carne

Match Results:

Match of the Group:

Jonas Burkhard & Fragkiskos Mentalias bt George Arghyrakis & Ruth Mac Gowan (Sep 14) 5-7, 6-3, 6-2
Jonas Burkhard & Fragkiskos Mentalias bt Chikako Hirayama & Nigel Billen (Aug 18) 4-6, 6-1, 6-4
Jonas Burkhard & Fragkiskos Mentalias bt Rob Cunningham & Charlotte Sythes (Aug 15) 6-1, 6-2
Reveal CommentRob Cunningham & Charlotte Sythes bt Chikako Hirayama & Nigel Billen (Aug 11) 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), [10-5]

Player Comments:

  • "Brilliant game, we enjoyed playing against Chikako and Nigel (Nigel stood in as a replacement for Chikakos partner). They’re fantastic players and it was a tough match throughout. "  -- Rob
  • "Great fun and a so close in the end. Chikako's first match and a very impressive performance. Charming opponents!" -- Nigel
George Arghyrakis & Ruth Mac Gowan bt Olivia Lewis & Chikako Hirayama (Jul 21) Walkover

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Holland Park & KMP archive.
The results listed here include the current and previous round of Doubles matches for Holland Park & KMP.

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). In doubles, matches tied at one set all may be completed with a matchtiebreak and still count toward bonus points. 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.

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. Additional commentaries may be added by submitting a result revision (see the pencil icon next to your results)