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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
  • For 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 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

See here for the complete rules and regulations.


Getting started

New players will need to create an account with us and include their LTA Advantage Number before joining 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 »

Collapse AllIslington Women's Singles - Round 27 | Thursday 6 April 2023 to Wednesday 31 May 2023 (Midpoint: Wednesday 3 May 2023)

Final Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Helen Mcnulty 3 3 0 2 8 WWW
2 Danielle Liu 3 1 2 2 5 LW
3 Lydia McGuinness 1 1 0 0 2 W
4 Laura Elvin 2 1 1 0 2 L
5 Wendy Thomson 3 0 3 2 2 LLL
6 Jill McLaughlin 0 0 0 0 0 0

Match Results:

Reveal CommentHelen Mcnulty bt Danielle Liu (Apr 29) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "We played some great rallies with some very inventive shots which we both loved! Look forward to playing again soon Danielle "  -- Helen
Laura Elvin bt Danielle Liu (Apr 26) 4-6, 6-2, 3-1 Danielle Liu Retired
Helen Mcnulty bt Laura Elvin (Apr 19) 6-1, 6-2
Reveal CommentLydia McGuinness bt Wendy Thomson (Apr 15) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great game!"  -- Lydia
Reveal CommentDanielle Liu bt Wendy Thomson (Apr 9) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Wendy is great, very fit, excellent stamina, friendly player!! "  -- Danielle
Reveal CommentHelen Mcnulty bt Wendy Thomson (Apr 8) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Some long rallies which were great. Loved some of our wacky shots, made it fun. Really lovely to play you again. Helen"  -- Helen

Final Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Dorine Selana 4 3 1 0 7 LWWW
2 Cheylene Thongkham 3 3 0 0 6 WWW
3 Heather Laverne 2 2 0 0 5 WW
4 Rebecca Lyall 5 1 4 2 5 LLWL
5 Monet Norman 3 0 3 2 4 LLL
6 Anne Marie Rafferty 2 1 1 0 2 LW
7 Gemma Constable 1 0 1 0 0 L

Match Results:

Reveal CommentHeather Laverne v Dorine Selana (May 14) 7-5, 4-6, 6-6 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Epic long match! Still not quite finished but we had a great battle..."  -- Heather
Reveal CommentCheylene Thongkham bt Dorine Selana (May 12) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the lovely match Cheylene, on a very windy Friday evening !"  -- Dorine
Reveal CommentCheylene Thongkham bt Anne Marie Rafferty (May 6) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Some brilliant shots and rallies, and quite a few deuces! It was great fun, thank you!"  -- Cheylene
Reveal CommentDorine Selana bt Rebecca Lyall (May 5) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "What a fun game on a very sunny Friday afternoon! A lots of good rallies with never ending deuces."  -- Dorine
Reveal CommentAnne Marie Rafferty bt Rebecca Lyall (Apr 30) 2-6, 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "good match on a windy day"  -- Anne Marie
Reveal CommentRebecca Lyall bt Monet Norman (Apr 28) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Monet - very enjoyable game - many many deuces and some sun and blue sky .....eventually ! "  -- Rebecca
Reveal CommentHeather Laverne bt Rebecca Lyall (Apr 25) 7-5, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Really fun to play - braving the rain and then having a sunny evening :)"  -- Heather
  • "Yes- lovely game(s) - even in the rain" -- Rebecca
Reveal CommentCheylene Thongkham bt Rebecca Lyall (Apr 25) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Loads of fun on a lovely sunny day, thanks for a great match!"  -- Cheylene
  • "Great fun ! thank you" -- Rebecca
Reveal CommentHeather Laverne bt Monet Norman (Apr 24) 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Exciting match with lots of deuces and great rallies! Thanks, Monet!"  -- Heather
Reveal CommentDorine Selana bt Monet Norman (Apr 21) 4-6, 6-4, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Super exciting match! Lots of deuces and very good rallies. Hopefully, we'll get to play again on the next round! "  -- Dorine
Reveal CommentDorine Selana bt Gemma Constable (Apr 14) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Gemma for the very pleasant game. We had some good points with couple of well-fought deuces! "  -- Dorine


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 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).


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