Friendly, competitive tennis on Lichfield & Burntwood'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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Beacon Park
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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!


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Primary Venues

Beacon Park

Lower Sanford Street, Lichfield, Staffs, WS13 6RA
Tel: 01543 308867
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Other Venues

Burntwood Leisure Centre

High Street, Burntwood, Staffs, WS73XH
Tel: 01543 308810
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Holland Park

Brownhills, Walsall, WS8 7JB
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Pype Hayes Park

Birmingham, B24 0HG
Tel: 07814 179875
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"Thank you for organising such an enjoyable League for Lichfield and Burntwood. I have completed all of my matches (unable to get any response from one entrant), lost them all but had some great games. Everyone in the League played the sport in the spirit it should be, competitive but friendly. I will not be able to enter the winter League but will be back in the Spring of 2017. Once again, thank you,"

Lorraine Saunders

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Report your results

Collapse AllLichfield & Burntwood Singles - Round 10 | Thursday 10 May 2018 to Wednesday 4 July 2018 (Midpoint: Wednesday 6 June 2018)

Current Rankings:

  1. Paul Johnson [W1] 2
  2. David Rule [W1] 2
  3. Oliver Spillett [L1]
  4. Shaun Slight [L1]
  5. David Brown

Match Results:

Reveal CommentDavid Rule bt Shaun Slight (May 20) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Hard fought and tiring match in the warm sunshine. Thanks Shaun"  -- David
Reveal CommentPaul Johnson bt Oliver Spillett (May 11) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Very sporting opponent. Match played in good spirit. Court terrible!"  -- Paul

Current Rankings:

  1. Nick Richards [W2] 4
  2. Shaun Graham [W1, L1] 2
  3. Hywel Davies [L1]
  4. James Palmer [L1]
  5. Julie Graddon

Match Results:

Reveal CommentShaun Graham bt Hywel Davies (May 23) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Well looks like I’m going POPWORLD tonight !!!! Great match played a with good sprit Hywel played like a man on a mission which made the game fun and difficult for me to play thanks for the game Hywel "  -- Shaun
Reveal CommentNick Richards bt James Palmer (May 22) 6-2, 7-6 (7-1)

Player Comments:

  • "Tricky conditions in the wind. Good game! Cheers James "  -- Nick
Reveal CommentNick Richards bt Shaun Graham (May 21) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A good game played in great spirit. Cheers Shaun "  -- Nick

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Lichfield & Burntwood archive.
The results listed here include the current and previous rounds for Lichfield & Burntwood. 

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

Comments:
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)