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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

THE LEAGUE IS:


  • For anyone over the age of 18
  • We welcome 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 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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Collapse AllInverleith Park, Edinburgh Singles - Round 20 | Thursday 8 April 2021 to Wednesday 2 June 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 5 May 2021)

Wow, what a Round!! It was amazing to see so many of you back on court after restrictions lifted – nearly 5,000 of you got straight back to tennis across 130 Leagues with more than 8,000 matches played so far and counting! Congratulations to everyone for a fantastic Round and also to our Group Winners, you lucky bunch. We’re looking forward to even more tennis in the coming weeks with Wimbledon on the horizon and also some Mixed Doubles and brand new Women’s Doubles Rounds launching in some areas, with more to follow later in the year. We look forward to seeing you next time – don’t forget to book your place early and get set for the summer season.

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Lindsay Shuttleworth 10.2 [W1] 2 WINNER
  2. Andrew Bond [L1] RUNNER UP
  3. Andrew Duff
  4. Chris Macadam
  5. Fiona Morrison

Match Results:

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentLindsay Shuttleworth bt Andrew Bond (Apr 23) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Good to get back on the court Andy, thanks for the game Both rusty after a long absence from playing Second set was much closer and could have gone either way"  -- Lindsay

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Alison Fairweather [W1] 2 WINNER
  2. Julia Mullinger [L1] RUNNER UP
  3. Colin Anderson withdrawn
  4. George McRobbie

Match Results:

Match of the Group:

Alison Fairweather bt Julia Mullinger (May 1) 6-0, 6-0

Results


Looking for previous matches? Visit the Inverleith Park, Edinburgh archive. 


The results listed here include the current and previous Rounds matches for Inverleith Park, Edinburgh.


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:


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