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  • Players are organised into groups of 6 to 8 players of a similar standard
  • It is a mixed sex, singles league
  • Groups are put together by standard and there can be any combination of men and women in a group
  • Contact details are emailed and posted to each player's account page the day before the Round begins
  • Players arrange their own matches, book courts and share costs 
  • You can play on any court that suits both players


  • For anyone over the age of 18
  • We welcome beginners as well as advanced players


  • There are various scoring formats you can use for your match
  • Contact details are emailed and posted to each player's account page the day before the Round begins
  • Players are placed in groups according to previous results in the League and, for new players, their Player Standard Questionnaire
  • Each player attempts to play each of the other players in their group once during the Round
  • A point is awarded for each set won
  • If you complete 3 matches before the mid-point of a Round you receive 2 bonus points and a bonus prize
  • 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

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Primary Venues

Beacon Park

Lower Sanford Street, Lichfield, Staffs, WS13 6RA Tel: 01543 308867 full venue details »

Other Venues

Burntwood Leisure Centre

High Street, Burntwood, Staffs, WS73XH Tel: 01543 308810 full venue details »

Hednesford Park

Rugeley Road and Victoria Street,, Hednesford, WS12 1QR Tel: full venue details »

Holland Park

Brownhills, Walsall, WS8 7JB Tel: full venue details »

Pype Hayes Park

Birmingham, B24 0HG Tel: 07814 179875 full venue details »

"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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Collapse AllLichfield & Burntwood Singles - Round 16 | Thursday 8 April 2021 to Wednesday 2 June 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 5 May 2021)

Current Rankings:

  1. Gary Spruce [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  2. David Brown [W2, L1] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Graeme Oliphant [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. David Stark 8.2 [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Andrei Nitoi [L3] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  6. David Rule [L2]
  7. Chris Bradley

Match Results:

Reveal CommentGary Spruce bt David Rule (May 10) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Testing conditions with occasional rain and blinding sunshine at one end ... made life interesting. Good tennis however despite the weather. "  -- Gary
Reveal CommentGraeme Oliphant bt David Stark (May 2) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A good competitive game, with some lengthy rallies, on a hot afternoon. Thanks Dave"  -- Graeme
Gary Spruce bt Andrei Nitoi (Apr 30) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentGraeme Oliphant bt Andrei Nitoi (Apr 29) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "We were lucky to get a break in the weather on Thursday to get this game played. An enjoyable evening of tennis, thanks Andrei"  -- Graeme
Reveal CommentDavid Brown bt David Rule (Apr 27) 7-6 (8-6), 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Really close match with plenty of long rallies. Both sets decided by a few key points and could've gone either way, helped out by some first match rust on David's part!"  -- David
Reveal CommentGary Spruce bt Graeme Oliphant (Apr 22) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Beautiful evening with some half decent tennis"  -- Gary
Reveal CommentDavid Brown bt David Stark (Apr 20) 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (7-4)

Player Comments:

  • "Really topsy turvy match, neither of us seemed to play well at the same time but when we did there were some top rallies. My legs are thankful it didn't go to a third set!"  -- David
Reveal CommentDavid Stark bt Andrei Nitoi (Apr 16) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great 1st match post- lock down, running around in warm sunshine for 2 hours. We both played both good and not so good shots and was a real fun time. Best Dave S"  -- David
Reveal CommentGary Spruce bt David Brown (Apr 16) 5-7, 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Long first match with both players hitting some decent shots but also looking rusty at times. Body is now screaming for mercy ... im getting too old for 2 hour tennis matches ;) Likely to be ready for match number 2 sometime in May !!!!!!!!!!!! Everything hurts "  -- Gary


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The results listed here include the current and previous round of Singles matches 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 bonus prize. Bonus prizes must be claimed within 28 days using the link emailed to the player.

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.