Friendly, competitive tennis on Lincoln's Inn'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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This is how it works

  • Players are organised into groups of up to 8 people of a similar standard
  • 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.
  • Players are grouped by 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 played to short-set format; if a set reaches 4 games all, the next game decides the set. If the match reaches a set all, a matchtiebreak is played (see linl on right)
  • The evening before the round starts you will receive an email with all the contact details of the players in your group
  • Players are grouped according to past performance in the league and, for new players, their Player Standard Questionnaire
  • Everyone in the group plays each other once during the round
  • You get one point for each set you win
  • 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 each group is the player with the most points at the end of the round
  • The winners get a certificate and tennis prizes
  • Where possible, winners of the groups (and sometimes the top two) are promoted for the next round; those who come bottom (and sometimes the bottom two) are demoted

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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Colombo Centre

Colombo Street, London, SE1 8DP
Tel: 0207 261 1658
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Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Sports Facility

Saint George's Road, London, SE1 6ER
Tel: 020 7735 3294
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"Really enjoyed it and I feel that my tennis has improved considerably," 

Jonathan Bunney

"It was a great round. I managed to play all games despite the weather !", Luiz Camara

Luiz Camara

"I am loving being part of the tennis league – it really makes a difference to my working week. Coming up trumps in the Wimbledon ballot is the icing on the cake,"

Kitty Stewart

"Many thanks for the league- being a student new to London it's been a good experience to get out and play some  tennis!" 

Jack Ashfield

"It's hugely beneficial to my game to play people who are really a class better than me. There was only one whitewash so I wasn't totally out of my depth, just outgunned!"

"Thanks for organising.  I have enjoyed the matches that I have played,"

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Collapse AllLincoln's Inn Singles - Round 22 | Thursday 15 June 2017 to Wednesday 9 August 2017 (Midpoint: Wednesday 12 July 2017)

Current Rankings:

  1. Omer Cavusoglu 10.1 [W1] 2
  2. Luiz Camara 9.1 [W1] 2
  3. Joseba Etxabe [L1] 1
  4. Stelian Rosca 9.2 [L1]
  5. Jason Chainey 9.2
  6. Juan Lopez Gomez
  7. Robert Wilcox
  8. Stephen Webb

Match Results:

Reveal CommentLuiz Camara bt Joseba Etxabe (Jun 24) 4-6, 7-6 (7-3), 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "3 hour tough marathon match played in very good spirit where we both had to fight the wind as well. "  -- Luiz
Reveal CommentOmer Cavusoglu bt Stelian Rosca (Jun 16) 4-0, 4-2

Player Comments:

  • "Spirits were high but so were the sun and the wind and it made for a rather out of the ordinary game where I was luckier than normal, somehow managing to negotiate all the natural elements. Really enjoyed it as always."  -- Omer

Current Rankings:

  1. Max Turnell 10.1 [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Raleigh Addington [W1] 2
  3. Kit Beynon [UF1] 1
  4. Aniruddha Barua 10.1 [L1] 1
  5. Alan Revel 9.1 [L1, UF1]
  6. Pierluigi Ricchiuti [L1]
  7. Vidur Taneja 10.1 [L1]
  8. Darryl Hutcheon

Match Results:

Raleigh Addington bt Alan Revel (Jun 26) 4-2, 4-1
Max Turnell bt Aniruddha Barua (Jun 25) 1-4, 4-1, [10-6]
Max Turnell bt Pierluigi Ricchiuti (Jun 25) 4-1, 4-2
Reveal CommentAlan Revel v Kit Beynon (Jun 22) 3-5, 3-3 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Kit to serve I believe........."  -- Alan
Max Turnell bt Vidur Taneja (Jun 17) 4-1, 4-1

Current Rankings:

  1. Jonathan Hall [W1] 2
  2. Jonathan Bunney 8.2 [W1, L1] 2
  3. Jonathan Dixon 10.2 [L1]
  4. Kenneth Boyce 10.1
  5. Raphael Hochberger
  6. Rebecca Smith
  7. Stephen Brown 9.2
  8. Steve Akeju

Match Results:

Jonathan Hall bt Jonathan Bunney (Jun 25) 4-0, 5-3
Jonathan Bunney bt Jonathan Dixon (Jun 24) 4-0, 4-2

Current Rankings:

  1. Andrea Alati [W1] 2
  2. Aidan Briggs [L1]
  3. Chris Freestone
  4. Kevin Egan
  5. Paul Egan
  6. William Thorne
  7. William Grundy

Match Results:

Andrea Alati bt Aidan Briggs (Jun 19) 4-0, 4-0

Current Rankings:

  1. Peter Ward [W1, L1] 3
  2. Claire Evans [W1] 2
  3. Barnaby Hone [L1]
  4. Benjamin Sharpe
  5. Josephine Jim
  6. Justin Russell 10.2
  7. Mike Tonkin

Match Results:

Reveal CommentPeter Ward bt Barnaby Hone (Jun 22) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great match with some eternal deuce games, thanks Barnaby"  -- Peter
Reveal CommentClaire Evans bt Peter Ward (Jun 19) 6-3, 3-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great match "  -- Claire

Current Rankings:

  1. Wouter Denhaan [W2] 4
  2. Victoria Rooke [L1]
  3. Wilson Tang [L1]
  4. Atlanta Webster 10.2
  5. Caroline Gammage 10.2
  6. Irina Vasiliu
  7. James Adams 10.2

Match Results:

Reveal CommentWouter Denhaan bt Victoria Rooke (Jun 27) 4-1, 4-1

Player Comments:

  • "great game with some good rallys "  -- Wouter
Wouter Denhaan bt Wilson Tang (Jun 19) 4-1, 4-2

Results

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The results listed here include the current and previous rounds for Lincoln's Inn. 

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:
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