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This is how it works:

  • Players are organised into groups of between 5 to 9 people of a similar standard
  • It is a mixed sex, singles league, so men and women play each other
  • Groups are put together by standard and there can be any combination of men and women in a group (we do not guarantee a balance of men and women and you could be the only man in a group of women or vice versa!)
  • 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 everyone 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.

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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 any of the upcoming rounds above.

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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Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre

Eton Manor, Leadmill Lane, London, E20 3AD
Tel: 08456 770 604
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Barking Park

Longbridge Road, Barking, IG11 8UD
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Bethnal Green

Cambridge Heath Road, London, E2 0EL
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Hackney Downs

Downs Park Road, London, E5 8NP
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London Fields

Richmond Road, E8 3QN
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Millfields

Chatsworth Road, Lond, E5 9RA
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Stratford Park

West Ham Lane, Stratford, London, E15 4DZ
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Victoria Park

London, E9 5DU
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West Ham Park

West Ham Park, London, E7 9PU
Tel: 020 8472 3584
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Club Venues

Aldersbrook Tennis Club

Blake Hall Crescent, Blake Hall Road, London, E11 3RH
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Linkside Lawn Tennis Club

Overton Drive, Wanstead, London, E11 2LW
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"I really enjoyed this round and being able to play several games with other people. Also for the first time, I managed to win a few games. We shared lots of laughs and experiences together. I will def play more :) It just motivates me improve,"

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"I'm about to finish my second round and would like to say thank you to the organisers. I think they do a terrific job, everything goes so smoothly like arranging games, submitting scores etc. Participating in the league gave me a taste of competitive tennis and I think I learned a lot of tennis etiquette and thanks to some great opponents learned to enjoy the game even if you are winning or losing!"

Daniel Ion

"This was my first competitive tennis competition (I normally only play on holiday in a social spirit) and thoroughly enjoyed playing and meeting different players at different venues. I really liked playing at the Lee Valley Courts (we had to play indoors during one match because of heavy wind/rain showers). It would be really good to get a discount on the court hire when we are playing the Lee Valley league matches...  All in all though, a great experience and hopefully if I'm fit next February I plan to play in the next round. Many thanks for the admin and arrangements for these leagues... it is appreciated," 

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Collapse AllLee Valley Singles - Round 23 | Thursday 3 October 2019 to Wednesday 27 November 2019 (Midpoint: Wednesday 30 October 2019)

Current Rankings:

  1. Gareth Hayes [W3] 6
  2. Phil Zana 7.1 [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Andy Summers [W2, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Rodd Ramsey 8.2 [L4] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Jamie Dillon [W2] 4
  6. David Jahoda 7.1 [W2] 4
  7. Ivan Georgiev 7.1 [W1, L3] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  8. Nik Wottge [L2]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentAndy Summers bt Ivan Georgiev (Nov 12) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a good match Ivan. Thankfully the rain never came and the wind dropped. A very close 2nd set which could have gone either way. Best of luck for the remaining matches!"  -- Andy
Reveal CommentGareth Hayes bt Rodd Ramsey (Nov 7) 7-5, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Lots of long rallies - good match!"  -- Gareth
Reveal CommentJamie Dillon bt Andy Summers (Oct 28) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Jamie, clinical tennis and well deserved win. Really enjoyable rallies and best of luck in your next matches, Andy "  -- Andy
Reveal CommentDavid Jahoda bt Ivan Georgiev (Oct 27) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Ivan is travelling later today but organised our match nevertheless. I took my chances and a couple of lets helped too. Thanks, look forward to playing again soon!"  -- David
Phil Zana bt Rodd Ramsey (Oct 27) 7-6 (7-5), 5-7, 6-3
Reveal CommentGareth Hayes bt Ivan Georgiev (Oct 26) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Some very long rallies in windy conditions - good match Ivan."  -- Gareth
Reveal CommentAndy Summers bt Rodd Ramsey (Oct 25) 6-3, 3-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Brilliant match, really close and lots of good rallies (and net-cords!). The strong wind was an interesting variable. On another day the result could easily have been the other way. Best of luck with the rest of your matches Rodd!"  -- Andy
Jamie Dillon bt Phil Zana (Oct 20) 6-1, 6-3
Reveal CommentDavid Jahoda bt Nik Wottge (Oct 19) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Nik and me played on a nice morning. Court was a bit slippery so Nik could not play his usual serve and volley game. Nevertheless, it was a close and fun match. Thanks Nik!"  -- David
Reveal CommentGareth Hayes bt Andy Summers (Oct 17) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Gareth, some fantastic groundstrokes and deserved winner. Some challenging conditions - wind, rain and dark - winter tennis is well and truly here!"  -- Andy
Reveal CommentIvan Georgiev bt Rodd Ramsey (Oct 15) 4-6, 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable match played in good spirit under the autumn Su."  -- Ivan
Phil Zana bt Nik Wottge (Oct 5) 7-5, 6-3

Current Rankings:

  1. Ben Ewing [W2] 4
  2. Anthony Aikulola [W1] 2
  3. Alexander Kuebler 7.2 [L1]
  4. Joe Holden [L1]
  5. Zafar Iqbal 7.1 [L1]
  6. Charles Waine
  7. Nathalie Larsen 7.2
  8. Oliver Constance

Match Results:

Ben Ewing bt Alexander Kuebler (Oct 30) Walkover
Anthony Aikulola bt Zafar Iqbal (Oct 6) 6-2, 6-3
Ben Ewing bt Joe Holden (Oct 5) 6-2, 6-3

Current Rankings:

  1. Edward Mills 8.2 [W4, UF1] 11 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Winston Balfourth [W2, L3] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Derek Durst [W2, L1, UF1] 6
  4. Ben Cronin 8.2 [W1, L3] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Sida Chen 9.1 [W1, L1] 3
  6. Daniel Goldberg [W1, L1] 3
  7. Jim Ward 9.2 [L1] 1
  8. Guy Adams 10.2 [L1]

Match Results:

Daniel Goldberg bt Derek Durst (Nov 10) 7-6 (7-4), 3-6, 6-2
Reveal CommentEdward Mills bt Ben Cronin (Nov 10) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Tough match with lots of long rallies against a very solid player in Ben. I think both of us found it difficult to find a winner. Towards the end of the 2nd set I started attacking at the net more which brought some success. I think if either of us had started doing that sooner the score might have been quite different."  -- Edward
Edward Mills v Derek Durst (Nov 8) 5-7, 7-6 (7-5) TBC
Reveal CommentEdward Mills bt Winston Balfourth (Oct 30) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Fun match played over 2 sessions. In the first I felt we played some high quality tennis. I was hitting my shots very consistently but anything that dropped short Winston would hit a winner. The second session seemed more cagey, not helped by the distraction of people walking on our court and even fireworks as Winston served to stay in the match. Winston has all the shots so is great to play against," -- Edward
Reveal CommentEdward Mills bt Daniel Goldberg (Oct 29) 6-2, 4-6, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Tough match against a very tricky opponent. Dan has good touch at the net and hit some great drop shots. He hits the ball very accurately off both sides so is difficult to predict. Pleased to get through the 3rd set quickly as I was running out of energy! Thanks for the game"  -- Edward
Reveal CommentBen Cronin bt Winston Balfourth (Oct 29) 6-3, 3-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Brilliant two sets of tennis from both players in a very friendly and sporty environment. Do we always need a winner?"  -- Winston
  • "Winston and I returned to Bromley Tennis Centre to finish the match we started earlier in the round. It was all square after two sets and things looked to be going my way in the third before Winston battled back from 5-1 down to 5-4. I managed to squeak over the line in the final game, but Winston deserves a lot of credit for some aggressive tennis. Well played," -- Ben
Reveal CommentWinston Balfourth bt Sida Chen (Oct 27) 6-4, 2-6, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "The match was poised at one set all and one all when Sid had a back spasm, Sid bravely continued on till the end. A real shame as it was a great match up to that point. - Hope your back isn't too bad and you can continue to play out this round Sid"  -- Winston
Reveal CommentEdward Mills bt Guy Adams (Oct 22) 6-4, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Fun game played on the sandy ‘clay’ at Linkside. I broke early in the 1st set and it remained on serve for the remainder of the set due to some strong serving from Guy. I managed to pull ahead early in the 2nd set and keep the momentum going to the end despite some tight games. Pleased with the win as when Guy is on song he can blow you off the court as he showed in our last match."  -- Edward
Reveal CommentDerek Durst bt Ben Cronin (Oct 20) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Extremely fun match Ben. Hope we play again soon. "  -- Derek
Sida Chen bt Ben Cronin (Oct 19) 6-3, 6-2
Reveal CommentDerek Durst bt Winston Balfourth (Oct 16) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A lot of physical rallies! All the best Winston"  -- Derek
Reveal CommentWinston Balfourth bt Jim Ward (Oct 12) 6-4, 3-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "What a great sportingly played match. Great rallies and winners from both of us despite the slippery conditions. Thanks Jim and best of luck with your remaining matches"  -- Winston

Current Rankings:

  1. Gabriel Dinu 9.1 [W3, L2] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Dimitrios Katsaros [W3] 6
  3. Nicholas Abshagen [W2, L3] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Ryan Mckelvey [W1, L1] 3
  5. Richard Butterworth [W1, L1] 2
  6. Maurizio Rosa 7.2 [L1]
  7. Pawel Piotrowski 10.2 [L1]
  8. Sima Faraji [L1]

Match Results:

Dimitrios Katsaros bt Nicholas Abshagen (Nov 10) 6-3, 6-1
Ryan Mckelvey bt Nicholas Abshagen (Nov 8) 6-4, 7-5
Gabriel Dinu bt Ryan Mckelvey (Nov 1) 6-1, 0-6, 6-3
Richard Butterworth bt Gabriel Dinu (Oct 31) 6-3, 6-2
Dimitrios Katsaros bt Richard Butterworth (Oct 29) 7-5, 6-0
Reveal CommentNicholas Abshagen bt Maurizio Rosa (Oct 25) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Tough conditions, 20mph+ winds. Thanks Maurizio"  -- Nicholas
Gabriel Dinu bt Sima Faraji (Oct 18) 6-1, 6-0
Gabriel Dinu bt Nicholas Abshagen (Oct 12) 6-4, 6-2
Reveal CommentNicholas Abshagen bt Pawel Piotrowski (Oct 8) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "We were lucky to get on the court after the downpour in the afternoon, but the greasy court and wind made for difficult conditions. Despite a lot of unforced errors from both sides (and the risk of breaking a leg) we made the best of it. I enjoyed the match, thanks Pawel. "  -- Nicholas
Dimitrios Katsaros bt Gabriel Dinu (Oct 8) 6-1, 6-1

Current Rankings:

  1. Mark Aspden [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Nick Mayes 9.1 [W2, L2] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Dhruva Balram [W3, L2] 7
  4. Paul Malone 9.2 [W1, L1] 3
  5. Peter Ingle [W1, L2] 3
  6. James Teasdale [L2] 1
  7. Dominic Lodge [L2]
  8. Tim Grant 9.2

Match Results:

Reveal CommentDhruva Balram bt Dominic Lodge (Nov 7) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A tight, competitive match that was ultimately decided by chance and fate than anything else. "  -- Dhruva
Reveal CommentPaul Malone bt Dhruva Balram (Nov 5) 4-6, 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "This was a very tight match over 2.5 hours with lots of long deuces. We were both well matched so ultimately it was very enjoyable. It really could have gone either way. I think I ran the equivalent of a half-marathon - thanks for that Dhruva! Right, I'm off for a lie down."  -- Paul
Reveal CommentMark Aspden bt Dominic Lodge (Nov 3) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Two very competitive sets of tennis. Thanks for a great game Dominic."  -- Mark
Reveal CommentMark Aspden bt James Teasdale (Oct 27) 6-2, 3-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "After a quick 1st set, James’s serve clicked in and sets two and three were incredibly tight. James hit many a cross court forehand straight past me but with a little more consistency I managed to squeak through the final set. Thanks for a great game. "  -- Mark
Reveal CommentPeter Ingle bt Nick Mayes (Oct 27) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good match with lots of fun rallys. "  -- Peter
Reveal CommentNick Mayes bt Dhruva Balram (Oct 24) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Another entertaining and hard fought match at Lee Valley, with lobs, slices and cheeky drops a-plenty. The Scotsman edged it on consistency, giving the Canadian his first taste of defeat in many months, but his opponent will be one to watch as he finds his form. Thanks again Dhruva and look forward to playing again soon."  -- Nick
Reveal CommentMark Aspden bt Nick Mayes (Oct 22) 1-6, 6-1, 3-0 Nick Mayes Retired

Player Comments:

  • "The first two sets were definitely the closest 6-1 scores I have ever played. Unfortunately, an injury to Nick curtailed what promised to be a thrilling final set. "  -- Mark
Reveal CommentNick Mayes bt Paul Malone (Oct 20) 5-7, 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Another topsy turvy match at Lee Valley, in a hotly anticipated rematch nearly two years after the pair first clashed. Mayes gains revenge for that initial defeat, but Malone has the consolation of a much more fun day job. Thanks for the game Paul, hope we get to play again somewhat sooner next time."  -- Nick
Reveal CommentDhruva Balram bt Peter Ingle (Oct 17) 5-7, 6-3, [10-3]

Player Comments:

  • "This was a great game! Peter and I went toe-to-toe with some of the more exhausting rallies and games I've played in recent memory. Each point was really battled for and we really gave it our all on a wet, slippery surface. "  -- Dhruva
Reveal CommentDhruva Balram bt James Teasdale (Oct 15) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "James and I were quite evenly matched. It was an entertaining, competitive game that only swung in the victor's favour due to unforced errors rather than outright winners. "  -- Dhruva
Reveal CommentMark Aspden bt Peter Ingle (Oct 13) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A very competitive game played on wet greasy courts. Luckily, I edged slightly more of the close rallies in the 2nd set to sneak the win. Thanks for a great game Peter. "  -- Mark

Current Rankings:

  1. Tamzin Ámin 8.2 [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Hassan Patel 8.2 [W4, L2] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  3. David Vaughan [W2, L1] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Miles Thomas 8.2 [W1, L2] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Amy Cooper [W1, L3] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Simon Ellis 9.2 [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Kit Carson [L1] 1
  8. Luke Tunyich 9.1 [L3]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentAmy Cooper bt Luke Tunyich (Nov 10) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "We had a great game indoors at Redbridge. I was able to build confidence in first set but second set was a lot closer as Luke fought back. Luke's got an incredibly consistent game making it hard to play winners - thanks for an excellent match!"  -- Amy
Reveal CommentTamzin Ámin bt Luke Tunyich (Nov 3) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Was lovely to play with Luke again after nearly 3 years. In fact, the last time we played, I didn't manage to win any games at all, with Luke beating me 6-0, 6,0 on that day (ssshhh!), so I knew this was going to be challenging match for me! The scoreline does not reflect the duration of the games and the lovely rallies that we had. In particular, the final game of the first set was an epic! Luke was great at making me play an extra shot and hit some lovely winners. Was a pleasure to play against and I look forward to playing again soon!"  -- Tamzin
Reveal CommentHassan Patel bt Kit Carson (Nov 2) 6-2, 3-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Windy and slippery surface but still had good hard game. Well played Kit. "  -- Hassan
Reveal CommentDavid Vaughan bt Simon Ellis (Oct 29) 7-6 (7-2), 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Really nice guy and player is Simon. Super tight first set which went to a tie break. Second set was just as tight but managed to win the many deuce games we had. Miles played some great lobs and ground strokes but I was able to battle through in the end. "  -- David
Reveal CommentDavid Vaughan bt Miles Thomas (Oct 29) 2-6, 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Really nice bloke and enjoyable and great game with Miles, really tight and some passionate play which lasted over 2 hours. "  -- David
Reveal CommentTamzin Ámin bt Hassan Patel (Oct 27) 5-7, 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "The last time we played, a year ago, Hassan took that one so I expected a challenging match but what a tough battle this turned out to be! We ended up playing for around 2 hours and 45 mins! The first two sets were mirror opposites in that the person who had leads in both sets, ultimately had to deal with the disappointment with not winning them. The final set was equally thrilling, and to both our credit, even at the late stage of the game, we did not tire and kept fighting to the end. Hassan has a lovely game, hit some lovely shots and was able to manoeuvre the ball around beautifully. The result was so close it could easily have gone the other way. It was a pleasure to play against him again and I look forward to playing Hassan again!"  -- Tamzin
Reveal CommentSimon Ellis bt Hassan Patel (Oct 26) 3-6, 7-5, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Couldn't have been tighter, ended up being an epic. I saved five or six match points (we lost count) at 4-5 down in the second and won the last four games of the match to steal it at the end. A real pleasure playing Hassan - we had some cracking points and all in great spirit!"  -- Simon
Reveal CommentTamzin Ámin bt Amy Cooper (Oct 26) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Good to meet Amy. Amy has some great, powerful shots and I am sure will do well in the leagues once she gets back into the swing of competitive match play. Good luck with the rest of your matches Amy!"  -- Tamzin
Reveal CommentHassan Patel bt Miles Thomas (Oct 22) 6-1, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyable game, 2nd set could have gone either way" - Hassan
Reveal CommentTamzin Ámin bt Simon Ellis (Oct 19) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Was good to see Simon again after a long time. It is always a challenge playing Simon as he gets so many balls back in court and plays a lovely game with lots of variety. We have had lots of close matches in the past and this time was equally challenging, with perhaps each set turning on a couple of long games which went my way this time. Look forward to playing again soon!"  -- Tamzin
Miles Thomas bt Amy Cooper (Oct 19) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentHassan Patel bt Luke Tunyich (Oct 18) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very good game. Luke is very consistent."  -- Hassan
Reveal CommentHassan Patel bt Amy Cooper (Oct 10) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Amy's has really good shots but wind played a big part. On a less windy day it be a different game and more favourable for her. Still a good game."  -- Hassan
Reveal CommentTamzin Ámin bt David Vaughan (Oct 5) 6-3, 4-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "What a match to kick off the round, a three set thriller! After dropping the first set, David showed great competitive instincts, fighting back to a 4-1 lead in the second. I managed to level up to 4-4, but from there, David held strong to take us into a decider. David is great player, strong ground strokes and is like a goalkeeper at the net; it was very difficult to get the ball past him! Despite the match being very close, it was played in great spirit. This combined with quality tennis made it a great match to play. Thanks David!"  -- Tamzin

Current Rankings:

  1. Arthur Leymonie 9.1 [W3] 6
  2. John Sanfey 9.2 [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Mark Briggs 10.2 [W1, L2, UF1] 4
  4. Zuxing Li [UF1] 1
  5. Alice Wood [L1, UF1] 1
  6. Dmitri Hall [L2, UF1]
  7. Tiago Matos 8.2
  8. Tom Becker

Match Results:

Reveal CommentArthur Leymonie bt Mark Briggs (Nov 4) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Really good game against Mark despite the cold weather - at least we didn’t have to face the winds of Lee Valley! At 4-4 in the second set, it could really have gone both ways and it took some good shots and a bit of luck to finish at 6-4. A very enjoyable game overall, thanks Mark!"  -- Arthur
Mark Briggs v Alice Wood (Oct 27) 6-4, 0-6, 3-2 TBC
Reveal CommentArthur Leymonie bt Alice Wood (Oct 26) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great match with Alice despite the strong winds at Lee Valley. Alice punished me every time I chose to come to the net and defended superbly in both sets. Most games went to 40-40 and could have gone both ways every time. Hope to get a chance to play again soon!"  -- Arthur
Reveal CommentMark Briggs bt Dmitri Hall (Oct 20) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the enjoyable game, Dmitri. "  -- Mark
Zuxing Li v Dmitri Hall (Oct 19) 6-2, 3-2 TBC
Reveal CommentArthur Leymonie bt John Sanfey (Oct 15) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Excellent conditions at LV that evening for a great game against John. 2nd set was a tough battle with both of us hitting some hot shots and punishing our opponent at the net! "  -- Arthur
Reveal CommentJohn Sanfey bt Mark Briggs (Oct 8) 6-3, 5-7, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Excellent match. Looking forward to completing it"  -- John
Reveal CommentJohn Sanfey bt Dmitri Hall (Oct 7) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "I was lucky to catch Dmitri in his first league match. Some games were closer than the score suggests. "  -- John

Current Rankings:

  1. Sebastien Gangnat 10.2 [W4, L1] 11 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Daniel Belostecinic [W1, L2] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Alex White [W2] 4
  4. Ahmed Mukhtar [L5] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Felipe Kwast Martins [W1, L1] 2
  6. Alexander Broadbent 9.1 [W1] 2
  7. Amar Thanki 8.2 [W1, L1] 2
  8. David Wake 9.1 withdrawn

Match Results:

Reveal CommentAlexander Broadbent bt Sebastien Gangnat (Nov 9) 3-6, 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A very close match played in chilly morning conditions! The score doesn't really reflect the level of play, especially the third set. Thanks for the match Seb, good luck with the rest of the league!"  -- Alexander
Alex White bt Ahmed Mukhtar (Nov 4) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentSebastien Gangnat bt Amar Thanki (Nov 3) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very good game with Amar. The first set was very close but at 5-5, I managed to win the last 2 games. In the second set, I quickly took the lead with 4-0, and we finished on 6-3. Good game and good opponent. "  -- Sebastien
Amar Thanki bt Ahmed Mukhtar (Oct 29) 4-6, 6-3, 6-3
Sebastien Gangnat bt Felipe Kwast Martins (Oct 27) 6-3, 6-2
Daniel Belostecinic bt Ahmed Mukhtar (Oct 27) 6-2, 6-1
Reveal CommentSebastien Gangnat bt Daniel Belostecinic (Oct 20) 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7-2)

Player Comments:

  • "Very Intense game. I was leading 4-2 in the first set, but Daniel upgrades his level and won the first set 4-6. The second set was close as well until 4-4, where I managed to take the last two games to win 6-4. Finally, after almost 2 hours, the final set was really close all the way, with the tiredness starting to impact our game, and we finished on a tie break. Good game and good opponent!"  -- Sebastien
Alex White bt Daniel Belostecinic (Oct 20) 6-0, 6-1
Sebastien Gangnat bt Ahmed Mukhtar (Oct 13) 6-3, 6-3
Felipe Kwast Martins bt Ahmed Mukhtar (Oct 5) 6-3, 6-4

Current Rankings:

  1. Ynda Jas 10.1 [W4, UF1] 11 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Nikolaj Belzer [W2, L1] 4
  3. Luke Wellbeloved [W2, L2] 4
  4. Cordula Schellenberger [W1, L3] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Michael Neumann 10.1 [W1] withdrawn 2
  6. Kurt Williams 8.2 [W1, UF1] 2
  7. Sam Morrison 10.2 [L5] 2 includes 2 bonus points

Match Results:

Nikolaj Belzer bt Luke Wellbeloved (Nov 10) 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentYnda Jas bt Luke Wellbeloved (Nov 9) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Fun match! Luke has a good game, with fighting spirit and solid defence that together make you play an extra ball or two to get a winner."  -- Ynda
Reveal CommentLuke Wellbeloved bt Cordula Schellenberger (Nov 3) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Court condition wasn't great with all the rain but we warmed up and went at it until the rain started up again and conditions deteriorated. It was great to meet and start the match and we'll continue another day, hopefully with better luck on the weather."  -- Luke
Reveal CommentYnda Jas v Kurt Williams (Oct 30) 7-6 (7-4), 4-1 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Good match so far, with almost every game a close fought battle. To be continued."  -- Ynda
Reveal CommentYnda Jas bt Cordula Schellenberger (Oct 28) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Despite a few close games, unfortunately it wasn't Cordula's day, but we had some great rallies outside of match play. When firing, Cordula has both a solid first serve and groundstrokes."  -- Ynda
Reveal CommentYnda Jas bt Sam Morrison (Oct 27) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Fun match with some close games. Sam has a lot of potential with solid core skills - very clean groundstrokes and serve - which will prove powerful weapons with more match practice."  -- Ynda
Cordula Schellenberger bt Sam Morrison (Oct 27) 6-0, 6-4
Reveal CommentKurt Williams bt Sam Morrison (Oct 16) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely weather for tennis. Great rallies were had. Best of luck for the rest of the league."  -- Kurt
Reveal CommentYnda Jas bt Nikolaj Belzer (Oct 14) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "We battled through an initial shower and slightly damp court conditions to engage in an intense and epic all-court (re)match."  -- Ynda
Nikolaj Belzer bt Sam Morrison (Oct 13) 6-0, 6-3
Luke Wellbeloved bt Sam Morrison (Oct 9) 6-1, 6-1
Michael Neumann bt Cordula Schellenberger (Oct 5) 6-0, 6-1

Current Rankings:

  1. Ebrahim Patel 10.1 [W3, L1] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Brian Davis [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Muhammad Ali [W1, L4] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Michael Ryan [W2, L1] 4
  5. Thomas Burnell [W1, L1] 2
  6. Anna Tuckett 9.2 [L3] 2
  7. Alastair O'Dell

Match Results:

Michael Ryan bt Anna Tuckett (Nov 9) 4-6, 6-2, 6-3
Reveal CommentMuhammad Ali bt Anna Tuckett (Nov 6) 3-6, 7-6 (7-3), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "The match spanned over 3 hours and two sessions. Almost every game in the third set went to deuce. It was full of twists and turns and Anna makes you win each point thrice, running after everything! Thoroughly enjoyed it and got lucky to win it in the end, but really could have gone either way. "  -- Muhammad
Reveal CommentEbrahim Patel bt Muhammad Ali (Oct 30) 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (7-3)

Player Comments:

  • "very hard fought game? either player could have won."  -- Ebrahim
Reveal CommentBrian Davis bt Muhammad Ali (Oct 27) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A nice game played in good spirit on a very nice and sunny day. Thanks for the game."  -- Brian
Reveal CommentBrian Davis bt Ebrahim Patel (Oct 22) 2-6, 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A very demanding game. Ebrahim is amazing at getting the ball back and extending the rallies. This was a close match."  -- Brian
Reveal CommentThomas Burnell bt Muhammad Ali (Oct 20) 6-3, 1-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Tight third set. Managed to save about 8 match points, but Tom too it away in the end. "  -- Muhammad
Reveal CommentBrian Davis bt Anna Tuckett (Oct 19) 6-4, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Such a pleasure to play Anna; and it wasn't raining! "  -- Brian
Michael Ryan bt Muhammad Ali (Oct 19) 6-7 (3-7), 6-3, 6-1
Reveal CommentEbrahim Patel bt Thomas Burnell (Oct 16) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "a very hard fought game"  -- Ebrahim
Reveal CommentEbrahim Patel bt Michael Ryan (Oct 6) 6-4, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • " a great game ! very close"  -- Ebrahim

Current Rankings:

  1. Abdul-Rashid Patel 9.2 [W5, L1] 13 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Trevor Davies 9.2 [W1, L4] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Louise Vandamme 10.2 [W2, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Benjamin Sims 9.2 [W2, L1] 4
  5. Aaron Wade [W2] 4
  6. Sean Byrne [W1, L2] 3
  7. Marcel Riederer [L3] 2
  8. Alec Walmsley

Match Results:

Reveal CommentAaron Wade bt Marcel Riederer (Nov 12) 4-6, 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable match with well fought games."  -- Aaron
Reveal CommentBenjamin Sims bt Louise Vandamme (Nov 10) 6-4, 7-6 (8-6)

Player Comments:

  • "A punishing game on a chilly afternoon at Lee Valley. Louise raced ahead at the start, taking the first three games before I settled in a bit and dragged things back to take the first set. The second set was almost a mirror image - I went three up before Louise found a great run of form and forced the tiebreak. A very close match, not sure I would have had the stamina for a third set!"  -- Benjamin
Reveal CommentAaron Wade bt Abdul-Rashid Patel (Nov 5) 6-7 (4-7), 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great game and an enjoyable introduction to league tennis. "  -- Aaron
Abdul-Rashid Patel bt Benjamin Sims (Nov 3) 6-2, 6-4
Sean Byrne bt Trevor Davies (Nov 3) 6-1, 3-6, 6-2
Reveal CommentTrevor Davies bt Marcel Riederer (Oct 27) 1-6, 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great 3 set match at Stratford Park in the low winter sunshine that made ball spotting from other end a bit hit and miss, in every sense. The 1st set was a blur from my point of view, as Marcel raced to a 6-1 lead. The next two sets were much closer, with some long rallies and multiple deuce games. I somehow took the 2nd set 6-4. Marcel fought back from 5-2 down in the 3rd set to 5-4 but I managed to hold serve to take the set 6-4."  -- Trevor
Reveal CommentAbdul-Rashid Patel bt Louise Vandamme (Oct 26) 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Excellent match! Very close games, good rallies and long deuces"  -- Abdul-Rashid
Reveal CommentAbdul-Rashid Patel bt Marcel Riederer (Oct 23) 6-1, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Excellent tennis match in floodlit damp weather, Good opponent with hard fought games with some good rallies and deuces"  -- Abdul-Rashid
Abdul-Rashid Patel bt Trevor Davies (Oct 20) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentLouise Vandamme bt Trevor Davies (Oct 19) 4-6, 7-5, 7-6 (7-2)

Player Comments:

  • "Great match! Very Close game and match interrupted by the rain."  -- Louise
Reveal CommentAbdul-Rashid Patel bt Sean Byrne (Oct 19) 3-6, 7-5, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Early good morning for a excellent marathon match at Hackney Downs "  -- Abdul-Rashid
Louise Vandamme bt Sean Byrne (Oct 18) 6-4, 6-4
Reveal CommentBenjamin Sims bt Trevor Davies (Oct 5) 6-7 (5-7), 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Another enjoyable instalment in our long-standing rivalry at Lee Valley. We started with our usual mutual failure to hold serve and played a gruelling first set with several comebacks before Trevor took it on a tiebreak. The second set felt closer than the score suggests, with some nice long rallies and unconventional shots. By the third set we were both exhausted but my momentum took me through to get the win."  -- Benjamin

Current Rankings:

  1. Alexei Coban 10.1 [W2, UF1] 5
  2. Sara Marques [W1, UF1] 3
  3. Andrea Rendes [L1] 1
  4. Jennet McVean [L1]
  5. Maria Lynch 10.2 [L1]
  6. Ross McMaster

Match Results:

Sara Marques bt Jennet McVean (Nov 10) 6-0, 6-1
Alexei Coban bt Maria Lynch (Nov 3) 6-1, 6-2
Alexei Coban bt Andrea Rendes (Oct 27) 6-2, 6-7 (2-7), 6-4
Sara Marques v Alexei Coban (Oct 20) 6-4, 4-6, 5-4 TBC

Results

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The results listed here include the current and previous round of Singles matches for Lee Valley.

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) 

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