Kings Lynn Tennis League

Welcome to the league!

Friendly, competitive tennis on Kings Lynn's public courts

You are just a step away from joining our mixed-sex, singles league for adults (aged 18+).

If you have been meaning to get back into tennis or would like to meet new people to play, why not give it a go!

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Round One champ Marek and runner-up Paul!
Round One champ Marek and runner-up Paul!

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New rounds for the Kings Lynn league start regularly. See next round dates and entry fees above. Entries close the Monday before a round starts. You are never committed to joining more than one round and round usually last eight weeks (ten weeks where we also run doubles rounds).

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Friendly, competitive tennis in Kings Lynn!

Adult players of all standards are warmly invited to join this friendly league. Everyone is welcome.

This is how it works:

  • Players are organised into groups of up to 8 people of a similar standard
  • Contact details are emailed
  • Players arrange their own matches
  • It is a mixed sex, singles league, so men and women play each other
  • You can play on any court that suits both players

The league is:

  • For everybody!
  • We welcome beginners as well as advanced players.
  • Don't worry that you won't be good enough - playing matches is the best way to improve, and we use an online questionnaire to assess people's ability so you play only people of a roughly similar level
  • Affiliated to the LTA For adults aged 18 years and above 

Key points

  • Matches are best of three sets; if a set reaches 6 games all it is decided by a tiebreak
  • The evening before the round starts you will receive an email with all the contact details of the players in your group
  • Players are placed in groups according to past performance in the league and, for new players, their Player Standard Questionnaire
  • Each player attempts to play each of the other player on their group once during the round
  • If you complete three matches before the midpoint of a round you receive 2 bonus points and a bonus prize (either a pair of Local Tennis Leagues dampeners, or a tube of tennis balls).
  • 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 certificate and tennis prizes
  • Where possible, winners of groups are promoted to the group above for the next round.

New to the league?

Click on the round you want to join (see the links above) and we will guide you though the process! You will be asked to pay the round fee and complete the player questionnaire which will help us get you great matches.

If you would like to register before you commit to a round, complete the form here...

PLAYER QUESTIONNAIRE

Returning players

Choose the round you wish to join from your account page, or choose from the links at the top of the page. And let the tennis begin!

Getting started

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.

If there is anything else you need help with contact us and we will be happy to help!

Primary Venues

Lynnsport

Greenpark Avenue, King's Lynn, PE30 2NB
Tel: 01553 818005

4 Tarmac courts with floodlights. Toilets, changing rooms, a cafe and free parking are available on-site. 

Opening Times:

 

Mon - Sun: 8:30 am - 9 pm

 

# of Outdoor Courts: 4
Prices:

£6.50 per hour. 

To book please call the reception on the phone number provided.

 

 

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Collapse AllKings Lynn Singles - Round 2 | Thursday 6 October 2016 to Wednesday 30 November 2016 (Midpoint: Wednesday 2 November 2016)

Congratulations to the new group champion, it was great to see a closely contested round. Thanks for all your efforts and please do help us spread the word - we'd love to see more players and even greater competition in the league!

Group Summary:

Positions 1-3 in this round were decided by a couple of long three set matches. Fantastic tennis from Marek saw him win all six matches with Paul and Gary Thrower following closely behind. Well played all!

Final Rankings:

  1. Marek Peczkowski [W6] 14 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Paul Jarvis [W5, L1] 12 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Gary Thrower 8.2 [W4, L2] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Tom Bartram 10.2 [W2, L3] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Peter Clift [L4] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Gary Mills 10.2 [L4] 1
  7. Diana Carrington Smith [L3]

Match Results:

Marek Peczkowski bt Paul Jarvis (Nov 29) 7-5, 6-2
Marek Peczkowski bt Gary Mills (Nov 27) 6-0, 6-3
Tom Bartram bt Peter Clift (Nov 24) 6-2, 6-1
Paul Jarvis bt Gary Mills (Nov 22) 6-0, 6-1
Marek Peczkowski bt Diana Carrington Smith (Nov 19) 6-4, 6-1
Gary Thrower bt Gary Mills (Nov 14) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentPaul Jarvis bt Gary Thrower (Nov 12) 6-7 (6-8), 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "The match was more closely fought than the scoreline of the last two sets would suggest, with play taking two and a half hours in total!"  -- Paul
Reveal CommentTom Bartram bt Gary Mills (Oct 30) 6-2, 4-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Not one for neutral spectator! But a very close and competitive match with only a few points separating the players in each set."  -- Tom
Paul Jarvis bt Diana Carrington Smith (Oct 29) 6-1, 6-0
Paul Jarvis bt Tom Bartram (Oct 22) 6-0, 6-0
Marek Peczkowski bt Tom Bartram (Oct 22) 6-1, 6-1
Gary Thrower bt Peter Clift (Oct 22) 6-1, 6-1
Marek Peczkowski bt Peter Clift (Oct 17) 6-1, 6-1

Match of the Group:

Marek Peczkowski bt Gary Thrower (Oct 16) 6-4, 4-6, 6-3
Paul Jarvis bt Peter Clift (Oct 15) 6-0, 6-1
Gary Thrower bt Diana Carrington Smith (Oct 14) 6-3, 6-0
Gary Thrower bt Tom Bartram (Oct 8) 6-1, 6-1

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Kings Lynn archive.
The results listed here include the current and previous round of Singles and Doubles matches for Kings Lynn. 

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 free can of balls which we will post to you.

Legend

Player, [LTA rating], [win/loss/tie tally], points won

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