Friendly, competitive tennis on Lee Valley'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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Join The League

New rounds for the Lee Valley 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).

Great Offers

We offer unbelievable prices on tennis balls. And league members get extra savings!


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.

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 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.

If there is anything else you need help with get in contact with Nigel, Sally and the team who will be happy to help!

Missing Something?

If you notice any of our venue information is out of date, missing court costs or opening hours please let us know.


Primary Venues

Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre

Eton Manor, Leadmill Lane, London, E20 3AD
Tel: 08456 770 604
full venue details »

Great fun, thoroughly enjoyed each match. You did a good job in placing us with competitors of similar ability,"

Nick Mayes

"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," 

Cliff Warren

"I have played a wide variety of sporting events and Local Tennis Leagues continues to be one of the best run competitions I have played in. Enjoyed the company of everyone I played and the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre is more than worth the journey to get there,"

Bruce Stallard

"Another occasion to congratulate Nigel and Sally on organizing so brilliantly this friendly tennis competition,"

Phil Zana

"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

"I thoroughly enjoyed your  organization, the venues, my opponents and the matches. I will definitely  play in the future. For now the seniors tour starts and it would be too  difficult to combine both. However, I will be back later this year. Thanks  for your work providing a great tournament,"

Bruce Stallard

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Collapse AllLee Valley Singles - Round 11 | Thursday 16 February 2017 to Wednesday 12 April 2017 (Midpoint: Wednesday 15 March 2017)

Current Rankings:

  1. Datteri Andrea [W1] 2
  2. David Jahoda 8.2 [W1] 2
  3. Ivan Georgiev 8.1 [L2] 1
  4. Anthony Aikulola
  5. Jason Stokes 10.2
  6. Phil Zana 8.2
  7. Zafar Iqbal 8.1

Match Results:

Datteri Andrea bt Ivan Georgiev (Feb 20) 6-2, 6-2
David Jahoda bt Ivan Georgiev (Feb 19) 4-6, 6-2, 6-2

Current Rankings:

  1. Bertie Stephens 8.2 [W1] 2
  2. Giuseppe Passino [L1]
  3. Abisola Shoyemi 9.1
  4. Allan Kent-Lemon
  5. Giacomo Costa
  6. Marco Magazzu 9.1
  7. Patrick Killing 9.1
  8. Stefano Franzoso 10.2

Match Results:

Reveal CommentBertie Stephens bt Giuseppe Passino (Feb 18) 7-5, 7-6 (7-2)

Player Comments:

  • "Nice match, very equilibrated and entertaining. I had a great time. "  -- Giuseppe

Current Rankings:

  1. Jim Ward 9.2 [W1] 2
  2. Vasco Silva [L1]
  3. Claudio Lisi 10.2
  4. David Harrison
  5. Joe Littlewood 10.1
  6. Liam Keelan 10.2
  7. Raul Spilca
  8. Yeser Gonzalez 9.1

Match Results:

Jim Ward bt Vasco Silva (Feb 19) 6-0, 6-1

Current Rankings:

  1. Hitesh Tuteja 9.1 [W1] 2
  2. Nick Mayes 10.1 [L1]
  3. Konstantinos Chrysikos
  4. Miles Thomas 8.2
  5. Phil Down
  6. Stephen Jones 9.2
  7. Vadim Belotcaci 9.2

Match Results:

Hitesh Tuteja bt Nick Mayes (Feb 19) 6-1, 6-1

Current Rankings:

  1. Arthur Leymonie
  2. David Wake 9.1
  3. Jeffrey Wan 10.1
  4. Martha Read
  5. Mathieu Neale
  6. Peter Hadjidakis 10.2
  7. Tamzin Amin 9.2

Current Rankings:

  1. Ben Cooper 10.2 [W1] 2
  2. Lida Panagiotopoulou [L1]
  3. Andrew Harding 10.2
  4. Max O'Donoghue
  5. Nicola Zanon 10.2
  6. Sam Schwab

Match Results:

Reveal CommentBen Cooper bt Lida Panagiotopoulou (Feb 19) 7-5, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A good and evenly matched game on a cold day at Lee Valley. "  -- Ben

Current Rankings:

  1. Antonis Yfantis
  2. Brigitte Boylan
  3. Josh Cook 10.2
  4. Kallah Harpreet 10.2
  5. Matthew Connaughton
  6. Mayang Parahita
  7. Minh Nguyen 10.2

Current Rankings:

  1. Ben Powell 10.2 [W1] 2
  2. Kurt Williams 9.2 [W1] 2
  3. Simon Ellis 10.2 [L1]
  4. Trevor Davies 9.2 [L1]
  5. Amar Thanki 10.2
  6. Anna Tuckett 10.2
  7. Chi Ukachuku 10.2
  8. Jenny Greenfield

Match Results:

Reveal CommentBen Powell bt Trevor Davies (Feb 19) 6-1, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great match with Trevor, first set flew by but second he came fighting back with a close finish. Thanks for the game Trevor!"  -- Ben
Reveal CommentKurt Williams bt Simon Ellis (Feb 19) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great weather for a match. We had some great rallies and Simon kept me running. Great to have the weather back on our side! Kurt "  -- Kurt

Current Rankings:

  1. Ade Afolabi 9.2
  2. Andreas Iliopoulos
  3. David Swan 10.1
  4. Jim Minto 10.1
  5. Kate Youde 10.2
  6. Margarita Perez Herra
  7. Maria Trofimova 10.1


Looking for previous matches? Visit the Lee Valley archive.
The results listed here include the current and previous rounds 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 free can of balls which we will post to you.

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

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)