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HOW IT WORKS:

  • 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

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

KEY POINTS:

  • 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

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Primary Venues

St Ann's Well Gardens

St Ann's Well Gardens, Hove, BN3 1PR Tel: full venue details »

Kingsway

Hove, East Sussex, BN3 2WW Tel: full venue details »

Preston Park

Preston Road, Brighton, BN1 6SD Tel: 01273 292704 full venue details »

Hove Park

Goldstone Crescent, Hove, BN3 6LX Tel: 01273 292704 full venue details »

Queen's Park, Brighton

East Drive, Brighton, BN2 0BQ Tel: 07942 356872 full venue details »

Other Venues

Withdean Sports Complex

Tongdean Lane, Brighton, BN1 5JD Tel: 01273 542100 full venue details »

Dyke Park

Dyke Park Rd, Brighton & Hove, BN15AS Tel: full venue details »

Hollingbury Park

Ditchling Road, Brighton & Hove, BN1 7HZ Tel: full venue details »

Saltdean Park

Chichester Drive West, Saltdean, Brighton & Hove, BN2 8SH Tel: full venue details »
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Collapse AllHove Singles - Round 62 | Thursday 1 September 2022 to Wednesday 26 October 2022 (Midpoint: Wednesday 28 September 2022)

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 James Sloan 1 1 0 0 3 W
2 Robin Newbold 2 1 1 0 2 WL
3 Sean Mahon 1 0 1 0 1 L
4 Daniel Hodgson 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Ed Newlands 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Paul Vatistas 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Tom Mount 0 0 0 0 0 0

Match Results:

James Sloan v Sean Mahon (Sep 23) 6-1, 4-6 TBC
Robin Newbold bt Sean Mahon (Sep 12) 6-2, 6-4
James Sloan bt Robin Newbold (Sep 11) 6-3, 7-6 (7-4)

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Andy Gray 4 3 1 2 9 WWLW
2 Thomas Beckwith 4 2 2 2 8 WLWL
3 Alex Beaumont 2 1 1 2 5 LW
4 Robert Hutchinson 3 1 2 2 4 LWL
5 Hesham Barr 1 1 0 0 3 W
6 Geraint Evans 2 0 2 0 2 LL
7 Brendan Maginnis 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Dominic Jackson 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Lee Fox 0 0 0 0 0 0

Match Results:

Thomas Beckwith bt Geraint Evans (Sep 22) 6-3, 4-6, 6-2
Reveal CommentHesham Barr v Alex Beaumont (Sep 20) 6-1 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Got to 2-2 in the second. Tbc due to light"  -- Hesham
Andy Gray bt Robert Hutchinson (Sep 19) 6-4, 6-1
Reveal CommentRobert Hutchinson bt Thomas Beckwith (Sep 17) 7-6 (7-3), 3-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A great and somewhat epic game. Thanks Thomas. As discussed post-match, it could very easily have gone either way. A rest is now definitely required."  -- Robert
Andy Gray bt Geraint Evans (Sep 17) 6-4, 4-6, [10-5]
Thomas Beckwith bt Alex Beaumont (Sep 16) 6-3, 6-4
Reveal CommentAlex Beaumont v Robert Hutchinson (Sep 14) 6-2 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "TBC due to poor light"  -- Alex
Reveal CommentHesham Barr bt Robert Hutchinson (Sep 12) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Always made me play one more shot. Thanks Rob"  -- Hesham
Reveal CommentAlex Beaumont bt Andy Gray (Sep 10) 3-6, 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Some very solid rallies, and great shots. Andy comfortably had upper hand in 1st set, but momentum changed in my favour and I managed to take it and reverse the result from the previous round. "  -- Alex
Andy Gray bt Thomas Beckwith (Sep 7) 6-3, 4-6, 6-3

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Simon Purwar 4 2 2 2 6 WLLW
2 Luca Rondina 2 2 0 0 4 WW
3 William Jefferies 2 2 0 0 4 WW
4 Jon Rattenbury 3 1 2 2 4 LWL
5 Neil Thomas 1 1 0 0 2 W
6 Jon Cook 2 0 2 0 0 LL
7 Yohann Espi 2 0 2 0 0 LL
8 John Golding 0 0 0 0 0 0

Match Results:

Simon Purwar bt Yohann Espi (Sep 21) 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentNeil Thomas bt Simon Purwar (Sep 19) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable game played over two visits to the courts due to bad weather. Simon is a great player and makes you work for every point. "  -- Neil
Reveal CommentLuca Rondina bt Jon Cook (Sep 18) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Jon for the fun game! Second set very competitive. Only a few points made the difference at the end."  -- Luca
William Jefferies bt Simon Purwar (Sep 13) 6-4, 6-1
Reveal CommentSimon Purwar bt Jon Rattenbury (Sep 11) 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Closely fought match with long rallies "  -- Simon
Jon Rattenbury bt Yohann Espi (Sep 9) 7-6 (8-6), 6-4
William Jefferies bt Jon Cook (Sep 5) 6-3, 6-3
Reveal CommentLuca Rondina bt Jon Rattenbury (Sep 2) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Jon for the fun match! Lots of quality rallies and good points on both sides. A fair number of deuce games made it competitive. The seafront courts play really fast! Looking forward to play again anytime, Jon. Cheers."  -- Luca

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Brendan Okoronkwo 3 3 0 2 8 WWW
2 James Hartt 4 3 1 2 8 WLWW
3 Guy Dixon 3 1 2 2 4 LWL
4 Kev Brimley 2 1 1 0 2 WL
5 James Leach 1 0 1 0 0 L
6 Natalie Alger 1 0 1 0 0 L
7 Barney Cullum 2 0 2 0 0 LL

Match Results:

Reveal CommentJames Hartt bt James Leach (Sep 17) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for nice match in the sun! Hope to see you around St. Ann’s in the future!"  -- James
Reveal CommentBrendan Okoronkwo bt Guy Dixon (Sep 16) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Cheers for playing Guy, good luck with your matches "  -- Brendan
Reveal CommentKev Brimley bt James Hartt (Sep 15) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A very good close match the score does not reflect the general play it was a lot more even than that, the first set 4-4 then l managed to nick the next two games for the set. The second set there were an awful lot of deuce games, six in the final game alone that l luckily managed to win. A nice game played in good spirit,well played James. "  -- Kev
Reveal CommentBrendan Okoronkwo bt Kev Brimley (Sep 13) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great to play again Kev! Withdean indoor courts coming in handy with the weather. Very strong serving day for myself made this score more one sided than it should have been. Shot of the day from Kev with a beautiful down the line winner after a 20 shot rally covering the entire court!"  -- Brendan
Reveal CommentJames Hartt bt Barney Cullum (Sep 11) 6-4, 7-6 (7-4)

Player Comments:

  • "A real battle working around distraction of Hove Park doubles final, thanks Barney!"  -- James
Reveal CommentGuy Dixon bt Natalie Alger (Sep 10) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A lot of good shots and some fun rallies. Thanks for the game Natalie. Was nice to play with you."  -- Guy
Reveal CommentBrendan Okoronkwo bt Barney Cullum (Sep 4) 6-0, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "Smart change of tactics definitely caused me some problems 2nd set. Great match in surprisingly sunny conditions. "  -- Brendan
Reveal CommentJames Hartt bt Guy Dixon (Sep 4) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a great game Guy! Long rallies and really got tested!"  -- James

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Joseph Anthony 2 2 0 0 4 WW
2 Neil Stoddart 2 1 1 0 2 LW
3 Mel Dixon 1 1 0 0 2 W
4 Jason Rawding 2 0 2 0 1 LL
5 Ben Gordon 1 0 1 0 0 L
6 Jon Howgill 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Steven Atkinson 0 0 0 0 0 0

Match Results:

Reveal CommentJoseph Anthony bt Neil Stoddart (Sep 19) 7-6 (7-4), 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game"  -- Neil
  • "Thanks. Great venue. Very close. Multiple net cords from my racquet in my favour!" -- Joseph
Reveal CommentMel Dixon bt Jason Rawding (Sep 19) 6-4, 2-6, [10-4]

Player Comments:

  • "An evenly matched game. With the sun setting we decided to end with a championship tie-breaker. Probably worked in my favour!"  -- Mel
Reveal CommentNeil Stoddart bt Ben Gordon (Sep 18) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game"  -- Neil
Reveal CommentJoseph Anthony bt Jason Rawding (Sep 18) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Jason. Nice backhand nice chats!" -- Joseph

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Joel Moss 2 2 0 0 4 WW
2 Sonny Saimbi 4 1 3 2 4 LLWL
3 Emily Wickens 1 1 0 0 2 W
4 Lin Li 1 1 0 0 2 W
5 Jeremy Rosenberg 2 1 1 0 2 LW
6 Andrew Grant 2 0 2 0 1 LL
7 Alain Barford 0 0 0 0 0 0

Match Results:

Lin Li bt Sonny Saimbi (Sep 19) 6-0, 6-4
Joel Moss bt Andrew Grant (Sep 17) 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentEmily Wickens bt Sonny Saimbi (Sep 14) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, with lots of spin!!! Good luck "  -- Emily
Reveal CommentSonny Saimbi bt Andrew Grant (Sep 11) 4-6, 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Always a pleasure to play Andy!! Good luck in your other matches buddy"  -- Sonny
Joel Moss bt Jeremy Rosenberg (Sep 10) 6-4, 6-4
Jeremy Rosenberg bt Sonny Saimbi (Sep 5) 6-0, 6-1

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Hove archive. 

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

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).

Comments:

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

Collapse AllHove Doubles - Round 4 | Thursday 31 March 2022 to Wednesday 25 May 2022 (Midpoint: Wednesday 27 April 2022)

Final Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Adam Arabzadeh & Khalid Al Hamadi 4 3 1 2 8 WLWW
2 Jemma Turner & Christine Dunn 4 3 1 2 8 WWLW
3 Sarra Aziz & Dominic Jackson 5 2 3 2 7 LWLW
4 Steven Denman & Tom Whitehead 3 3 0 0 6 WWW
5 James Hartt & Gabriella Fryatt 4 1 3 0 3 LWLL
6 Sebastian Fryer & Donovan Latham 4 0 4 0 0 LLLL
7 Sonny Saimbi & Martin Kelly 0 0 0 0 0 0

Match Results:

Reveal CommentJemma Turner & Christine Dunn bt James Hartt & Gabriella Fryatt (May 23) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great match with many long rallies. Many thanks for playing and best of luck in future rounds!"  -- Christine
Reveal CommentAdam Arabzadeh & Khalid Al Hamadi bt Sarra Aziz & Dominic Jackson (May 14) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Sarra/Dominic, lovely day and great hustle around the court!"  -- Khalid
Steven Denman & Tom Whitehead bt Sebastian Fryer & Donovan Latham (May 12) 6-0, 6-1
Reveal CommentSarra Aziz & Dominic Jackson bt Sebastian Fryer & Donovan Latham (May 4) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a fun game Sebastian and Donovan and thanks too for the bonus set after the match! I expect that if you keep up the doubles practise you'll soon be able to turn the tables on us, as you've both got some really nice shots and were certainly able to put some pressure on us tonight."  -- Dominic
Reveal CommentJames Hartt & Gabriella Fryatt bt Sebastian Fryer & Donovan Latham (Apr 30) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match and good luck with your remaining matches!"  -- James
Reveal CommentSteven Denman & Tom Whitehead bt Adam Arabzadeh & Khalid Al Hamadi (Apr 26) 6-4, 7-6 (7-1)

Player Comments:

  • "Great match with some very entertaining rallies. "  -- Tom
Reveal CommentJemma Turner & Christine Dunn bt Sarra Aziz & Dominic Jackson (Apr 25) 1-6, 6-4, [10-5]

Player Comments:

  • "We all enjoyed some great tennis this evening. Lots of deuce points and great rallies. Good luck with your remaining matches."  -- Christine
Reveal CommentAdam Arabzadeh & Khalid Al Hamadi bt James Hartt & Gabriella Fryatt (Apr 15) 7-5, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks James and Gaby for a great game! Very close match played in glorious sunshine. Good luck with the rest of your matches."  -- Adam
Reveal CommentSarra Aziz & Dominic Jackson bt James Hartt & Gabriella Fryatt (Apr 11) 7-5, 1-6, [10-7]

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a great game Gabby and James and best of luck in your remaining games too!"  -- Dominic
Reveal CommentAdam Arabzadeh & Khalid Al Hamadi bt Jemma Turner & Christine Dunn (Apr 11) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Jemma and Christine! A tough match with some good rallies and nice shots from both sides of the net. Look forward to playing again soon."  -- Adam
Reveal CommentJemma Turner & Christine Dunn bt Sebastian Fryer & Donovan Latham (Apr 6) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Had a great match in very windy conditions! "  -- Christine
Reveal CommentSteven Denman & Tom Whitehead bt Sarra Aziz & Dominic Jackson (Apr 5) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyable match. Best of luck for the rest of the league!"  -- Tom

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Hove archive.

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

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).

Comments:

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