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Play indoors at the Islington Tennis Centre
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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
  • We welcome 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 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

See here for the complete rules and regulations.


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New players will need to complete the player questionnaire before they can join a Round. Once you’ve signed up, and for returning players, you can join the next Round here.

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

Clissold Park

Green Lanes, London, N16 0HY Tel: full venue details »

Hackney Downs

Downs Park Road, London, E5 8NP Tel: 020 8800 0680 full venue details »

Highbury Fields

Highbury Place, London, N5 1HP Tel: 020 7226 2334 full venue details »

Islington Tennis Centre

Market Road, London, N7 9PL Tel: 020 7700 1370 full venue details »

Finsbury Park

Endymion Road, London, N4 4LX Tel: full venue details »

Rosemary Gardens

Southgate Road, London, N1 3JP Tel: 0203 793 6880 full venue details »

Tufnell Park Playing Fields

Campdale Road, London, N7 0EB Tel: full venue details »
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Collapse AllIslington Women's Singles - Round 16 | Thursday 17 December 2020 to Wednesday 6 January 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 13 January 2021)

Current Rankings:

  1. Vicky Emery [W1] 2
  2. Agnes Balogh [L1]
  3. Aranya Ram
  4. Jennifer Bagg 10.1
  5. Katerina Kalargyrou
  6. Shonagh Rae 8.2

Match Results:

Vicky Emery bt Agnes Balogh (Dec 30) 4-2, 4-0

Current Rankings:

  1. Saskia Preston [W1] 2
  2. Jane Cowl [W1, L1] 2
  3. Gillian Benjamin [W1] 2
  4. Abby Saverino [L2] 1
  5. Claudia Delpero
  6. Haruka Mori

Match Results:

Jane Cowl bt Abby Saverino (Jan 3) 6-3, 7-5
Saskia Preston bt Jane Cowl (Dec 31) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentGillian Benjamin bt Abby Saverino (Dec 29) 5-7, 6-4, [10-7]

Player Comments:

  • "Very fun game played in near freezing weather (which just got colder as the light ebbed away!). "  -- Gillian

Current Rankings:

  1. Fiona Wharton [W2, UF1] 5
  2. Elaine Scott [W1, L1, UF1] 3
  3. Nadia Weekes [W1] 2
  4. Franziska Denk [L2]
  5. Isobel Cowper-Coles [L1]
  6. Maren Froemel
  7. Margarita Kousteni

Match Results:

Reveal CommentFiona Wharton v Elaine Scott (Jan 2) 6-3, 3-6, 3-4 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Planning to complete 3rd set at a future day if possible given new Covid restrictions"  -- Fiona
Reveal CommentNadia Weekes bt Elaine Scott (Dec 29) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Nice competitive match!"  -- Nadia
Elaine Scott bt Franziska Denk (Dec 22) 6-3, 6-3
Reveal CommentFiona Wharton bt Franziska Denk (Dec 20) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good fun Thanks for the match and post match Rallies"  -- Fiona
Reveal CommentFiona Wharton bt Isobel Cowper-Coles (Dec 19) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good fun Thanks Isobel"  -- Fiona


Looking for previous matches? Visit the Islington Women's archive.
The results listed here include the current and previous round of Singles matches for Islington Women's.

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 matchtiebreak, 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) 

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)