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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

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Tufnell Park Playing Fields

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Report your results

Collapse AllIslington Women's Singles - Round 19 | Thursday 2 September 2021 to Wednesday 27 October 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 29 September 2021)

Current Rankings:

  1. Julia Kaleckis [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Jothi Reddy [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Emily Reece [W2, L3] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Veronika Havlova [W2, L2] 5
  5. Jennifer Bagg 10.1 [W1, L1] 2
  6. Audrey Mahieu [W1, L1] 2
  7. Susannah Butter [L4] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  8. Jill McLaughlin 9.1 [L3] 1

Match Results:

Reveal CommentAudrey Mahieu bt Emily Reece (Oct 16) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Emily has a super technique, she hits the ball hard, and she has an excellent sense of the game. It was a great pleasure to play with her! A very tight match. "  -- Audrey
Julia Kaleckis bt Veronika Havlova (Oct 9) 6-0, 6-2
Veronika Havlova bt Jill McLaughlin (Oct 6) 6-1, 4-6, [12-10]
Jennifer Bagg bt Jill McLaughlin (Oct 1) 6-2, 6-1
Julia Kaleckis bt Audrey Mahieu (Sep 28) 6-2, 6-4
Reveal CommentEmily Reece bt Veronika Havlova (Sep 27) 3-5, 4-0, [10-3]

Player Comments:

  • "Really fun match, wish we had had more time to play! Emily’s attacking forehand is excellent!! "  -- Veronika
Emily Reece bt Susannah Butter (Sep 25) 6-0, 6-2
Jothi Reddy bt Jill McLaughlin (Sep 24) 6-1, 6-1
Jothi Reddy bt Susannah Butter (Sep 21) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentVeronika Havlova bt Susannah Butter (Sep 11) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Fun game, Veronika played brilliantly with a strong serve!"  -- Susannah
Jothi Reddy bt Jennifer Bagg (Sep 10) 6-1, 6-4
Julia Kaleckis bt Emily Reece (Sep 9) 4-1, 4-0
Jothi Reddy bt Emily Reece (Sep 7) 6-1, 6-3
Julia Kaleckis bt Jothi Reddy (Sep 6) 6-1, 6-1
Julia Kaleckis bt Susannah Butter (Sep 4) 4-0, 4-0

Current Rankings:

  1. Fiona Wharton [W4] 8
  2. Naomi Rayner [W3, L1] 6
  3. Anne Marie Rafferty [W3, L2] 6
  4. Jane Cowl [L3, UF1] 2
  5. Jessica Dobson [L2, UF1]
  6. Dominique Gonfard [L2]
  7. Sophie Field withdrawn
  8. Zoe Fenn

Match Results:

Fiona Wharton bt Jane Cowl (Oct 17) 6-3, 5-7, 6-3
Reveal CommentNaomi Rayner bt Jane Cowl (Oct 16) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Much closer game than the score suggests! :)"  -- Naomi
Fiona Wharton bt Anne Marie Rafferty (Oct 13) 6-1, 6-3
Reveal CommentAnne Marie Rafferty bt Dominique Gonfard (Oct 10) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "some great rallies"  -- Anne Marie
Reveal CommentNaomi Rayner bt Jessica Dobson (Oct 9) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game! :)"  -- Naomi
Reveal CommentNaomi Rayner bt Anne Marie Rafferty (Oct 3) 6-4, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "Really fun playing you Anne Marie :)"  -- Naomi
Reveal CommentJane Cowl v Jessica Dobson (Oct 3) 6-0, 1-2 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Heavy rain stopped the match"  -- Jane
Reveal CommentAnne Marie Rafferty bt Jessica Dobson (Sep 26) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "lots of deuces-good sign of a good game"  -- Anne Marie
Reveal CommentFiona Wharton bt Naomi Rayner (Sep 19) 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great match Some tough long rallies Thanks "  -- Fiona
Reveal CommentFiona Wharton bt Dominique Gonfard (Sep 11) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Some great rallies - lots of fun in the blinding sun "  -- Fiona
Reveal CommentAnne Marie Rafferty bt Jane Cowl (Sep 5) 6-3, 7-6 (7-3)

Player Comments:

  • "So close and could have gone either way-some great rallies"  -- Anne Marie

Current Rankings:

  1. Orla MacSherry [W6] 14 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Karolina Pawlak [W5, L2] 13 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Maren Froemel [W6, L1] 12
  4. Bronia Stewart [W2, L3] 6
  5. Katie Baker [W2, L3] 5
  6. Heather Laverne [W1, L5] 3
  7. Franziska Denk [W1, L3] 2
  8. Tatiana Maciel Netto [L6] 2 includes 2 bonus points

Match Results:

Karolina Pawlak bt Heather Laverne (Oct 22) 6-3, 6-2
Bronia Stewart bt Heather Laverne (Oct 22) 6-4, 6-2
Orla MacSherry bt Bronia Stewart (Oct 20) 6-1, 6-0
Karolina Pawlak bt Katie Baker (Oct 20) 7-6 (7-3), 3-6, 7-5
Orla MacSherry bt Karolina Pawlak (Oct 19) 6-4, 3-6, 6-4
Reveal CommentHeather Laverne bt Tatiana Maciel Netto (Oct 17) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely afternoon and a fun game - Thanks Tatiana!"  -- Heather
Reveal CommentMaren Froemel bt Franziska Denk (Oct 15) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Franziska, really enjoyable match with many great rallies! Lucky me I edged ahead in the second set thanks to the supportive squirrel. "  -- Maren
Katie Baker bt Heather Laverne (Oct 15) 6-2, 6-2
Reveal CommentMaren Froemel bt Bronia Stewart (Oct 14) 2-6, 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Bronia, really enjoyable match, dramatic turns and versatile play :-) "  -- Maren
Franziska Denk bt Tatiana Maciel Netto (Oct 10) 6-0, 6-0
Orla MacSherry bt Katie Baker (Oct 6) 7-5, 6-3
Reveal CommentMaren Froemel bt Heather Laverne (Oct 6) 7-6 (7-4), 4-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Heather, a really close and very enjoyable match that lasted almost 3 hours! Great workout :) "  -- Maren
Reveal CommentMaren Froemel bt Katie Baker (Oct 4) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "SO many deuces and long rallies! Weird score also given how much time we spent running around on the court :-) Thanks for the match, Katie, really enjoyable. "  -- Maren
Reveal CommentMaren Froemel bt Karolina Pawlak (Sep 30) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks, Karo, very enjoyable, breathtaking match :) felt quite a bit closer than the score and we both got to play many great points!"  -- Maren
Orla MacSherry bt Maren Froemel (Sep 23) 6-0, 7-5
Karolina Pawlak bt Bronia Stewart (Sep 19) 3-6, 6-3, 7-5
Karolina Pawlak bt Franziska Denk (Sep 18) 6-0, 6-1
Karolina Pawlak bt Tatiana Maciel Netto (Sep 15) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentMaren Froemel bt Tatiana Maciel Netto (Sep 14) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for coming out to play on a (very) humid evening! Enjoyed our match :) "  -- Maren
Orla MacSherry bt Tatiana Maciel Netto (Sep 13) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentKatie Baker bt Franziska Denk (Sep 11) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Had a fantastic time!"  -- Katie
Bronia Stewart bt Tatiana Maciel Netto (Sep 11) 6-0, 6-0
Orla MacSherry bt Heather Laverne (Sep 5) 6-0, 6-1


Looking for previous matches? Visit the Islington Women's archive. 

The results listed here include the current and previous Rounds 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. 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).


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