Friendly, competitive tennis for women on Ladywell Fields' public courts

You are just a step away from joining our singles league for women (aged 18+) of all standards.

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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Every player who completes three matches by the midway point of any round is sent a FREE can of tennis balls! Plus there are great offers all the time in our shop.


This is how it works:

  • Players are organised into groups of between 5 to 9 people of a similar standard
  • It is a singles league just for women
  • Groups are put together by standard
  • Contact details are emailed and posted to each player's account page
  • Players arrange their own matches
  • You can play on any court that suits both players

The league is:

  • For all women over the age of 18
  • 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. Contact details are also posted to your Account Page
  • 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
  • A point is awarded for each set won
  • 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 voucher for £20 to be spent in the Local Tennis League online shop. A winner's certificate is also posted to the winner's Account Page as a PDF file.
  • Where possible, winners of groups are promoted to the group above for the next round.

See here for the complete rules and regulations

Getting started

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

Ladywell Fields - North

London, SE13 7XG Tel: 020 8318 3986 full venue details »

Other Venues

Hilly Fields

Adelaide Avenue, Ladywell, London, SE4 1LD Tel: 020 8318 3986 full venue details »

Manor House Gardens

Taunton Road, Lee, London, SE12 8PB Tel: 020 8318 3986 full venue details »

Mayow Park

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Sydenham Wells Park

London, SE26 6QL Tel: 020 8318 3986 full venue details »

Telegraph Hill Park

Kitto Road, London, SE14 5TN Tel: 020 8318 3986 full venue details »

Mountsfield Park

The Lodge, Stainton Road, London, SE6 1AN Tel: 020 8318 3986 full venue details »

Chinbrook Meadows

Amblecote Road, London, SE12 9TS Tel: 020 8318 3986 full venue details »
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Collapse AllLadywell Fields Women's Singles - Round 9 | Thursday 10 October 2019 to Wednesday 4 December 2019 (Midpoint: Thursday 10 October 2019)

Nineteen out of a possible 21 matches were played in this round which is just over 90%. Well done Ladywell Fields women's league! Please take a bow - and hope you would like to do it again next time!

Group Summary:

Hats off to the new champ Jacqueline who did not drop a set in 6 matches! Congratulations. Amy is runner up, moving up from 4th place last time. It's all the more impressive as nearly every single match was played this round and the many match reports were generous and positive! This group may have been small but it was perfectly formed. Well played all.

Final Rankings:

  1. Jacqueline Li 10.1 [W6] 12 WINNER
  2. Amy Parker [W4, L2] 8 RUNNER UP
  3. Sarah Milligan 10.2 [W4, L2] 8
  4. Alexandra O’Mahony [W2, L4] 6
  5. Michelle Dews [W2, L3] 4
  6. Katie Hawkins [W1, L3] 2
  7. Lyndsey Staunton 9.2 [L5] 2

Match Results:

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentAlexandra O’Mahony bt Lyndsey Staunton (Dec 1) 1-6, 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, well matched!"  -- Alexandra
Amy Parker bt Alexandra O’Mahony (Dec 1) 6-2, 4-6, 6-2
Michelle Dews bt Amy Parker (Nov 30) Walkover
Sarah Milligan bt Katie Hawkins (Nov 30) 6-1, 3-1 Katie Hawkins Retired
Reveal CommentMichelle Dews bt Lyndsey Staunton (Nov 29) 6-4, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a great game Lyndsey. It was crazily cold and fog threatened to cancel the match but we persevered. Very close match with great rallies. You had me running all over the court. "  -- Michelle
Sarah Milligan bt Michelle Dews (Nov 24) 6-4, 7-5
Reveal CommentAlexandra O’Mahony bt Michelle Dews (Nov 23) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great match, lots of good rallies and several games going to deuce!"  -- Alexandra
Sarah Milligan bt Alexandra O’Mahony (Nov 17) 6-1, 6-2
Reveal CommentJacqueline Li bt Alexandra O’Mahony (Nov 16) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "After spending 15 minutes clearing the autumn leaves off the court, play could finally start. It was a fun match with high quality rallies. I liked Alexandra’s friendly competitive spirit and attacking instincts. Thanks for the game!"  -- Jacqueline
Sarah Milligan bt Lyndsey Staunton (Nov 16) 2-6, 6-2, 6-0
Reveal CommentJacqueline Li bt Michelle Dews (Nov 15) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "The sun hasn't even risen when we started our match! Michelle has a great cross court forehand which she put to good use and her movement was very good. With a few more matches under her belt, she should be top drawer. It was a fun match where I tried to make her run as much as possible, which unbeknownst to me, she actually enjoyed! Thanks for getting up early, and hope to play again. "  -- Jacqueline
Reveal CommentKatie Hawkins bt Alexandra O’Mahony (Nov 10) 6-7 (5-7), 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A fun match! "  -- Katie
Amy Parker bt Katie Hawkins (Nov 10) 6-1, 6-2
Amy Parker bt Lyndsey Staunton (Nov 3) 7-6 (7-3), 6-1
Reveal CommentJacqueline Li bt Lyndsey Staunton (Oct 31) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Despite the scoreline, I felt we played a high quality match. Lyndsey is a good player with great technique, and her forehand is a big weapon - she hit a few great returns which completely caught me off guard. She also has a positive attacking style which I like. Thanks for the game! "  -- Jacqueline
Reveal CommentJacqueline Li bt Katie Hawkins (Oct 27) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "First time I played Katie in the league, and the games were closer than the scoreline suggests. I thought Katie was very consistent in her ground strokes and I had to play very good shots to get her out of position. We also had a lot of leaves on the court so we were taking care not to slip either! Thanks for the match! "  -- Jacqueline
Reveal CommentJacqueline Li bt Amy Parker (Oct 27) 7-5, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "This was an absolute cracker played in very windy conditions. Every game bar two or three went to deuce, and Amy completely dominated me with her cross court forehand. Her movement was top notch too, covering all areas of the court. Very tight match, and in my mind it is a draw because all the games were so close. Thanks for a gem! "  -- Jacqueline
Reveal CommentJacqueline Li bt Sarah Milligan (Oct 26) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "It is always enjoyable to play Sarah, and this time its no different. Conditions were tricky as it was windy on the courts, and I think the wind changed direction a few times. One stand-out shot I remember is a backhand drop shot off what I thought was a good serve! Thanks for the game!"  -- Jacqueline
Amy Parker bt Sarah Milligan (Oct 19) 6-2, 6-4


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