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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

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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.

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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Collapse AllLincoln's Inn Singles - Round 21 | Thursday 30 March 2017 to Wednesday 24 May 2017 (Midpoint: Wednesday 26 April 2017)

Current Rankings:

  1. Stephen Webb [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Luiz Camara 9.2 [W2, L1] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Juan Lopez Gomez [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Omer Cavusoglu 10.1 [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Stelian Rosca 9.2 [L3] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Max Turnell 10.2 [W1] 2
  7. Jason Chainey 10.1
  8. Keith OBrien

Match Results:

Reveal CommentStephen Webb bt Omer Cavusoglu (Apr 23) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A really great competitive match!! Great to meet Omur!!"  -- Stephen
Luiz Camara bt Juan Lopez Gomez (Apr 22) 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentStephen Webb bt Stelian Rosca (Apr 22) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great to see Stelly and a nice match "  -- Stephen
Omer Cavusoglu bt Stelian Rosca (Apr 20) 2-4, 4-2, [10-7]
Reveal CommentLuiz Camara bt Stelian Rosca (Apr 12) 4-6, 6-3, [11-9]

Player Comments:

  • "Tough entertaining match played in good spirit where I had to save 2 match points, it could have gone either way!"  -- Luiz
Reveal CommentJuan Lopez Gomez bt Omer Cavusoglu (Apr 12) 7-6 (7-4), 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Really tough First set (just 2 points difference), not many winners but a lot of running. Good match!!!"  -- Juan
Reveal CommentMax Turnell bt Luiz Camara (Apr 8) 4-6, 6-2, [10-4]

Player Comments:

  • "Great match."  -- Max
Reveal CommentStephen Webb bt Juan Lopez Gomez (Apr 8) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A competitive match that was well fought and great to meet Juan!!"  -- Stephen

Current Rankings:

  1. Aniruddha Barua 10.1 [W2] 4
  2. Kit Beynon [W2] 4
  3. Joseba Etxabe [W1] 2
  4. Vidur Taneja 10.1 [W1] 2
  5. Zahir Kasmani 10.2 [L3] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Raphael Hochberger [L3] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Gary Dunn

Match Results:

Reveal CommentJoseba Etxabe bt Raphael Hochberger (Apr 23) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, played in great spirit!!"  -- Joseba
Aniruddha Barua bt Zahir Kasmani (Apr 23) 4-0, 4-0
Kit Beynon bt Zahir Kasmani (Apr 17) 5-3, 4-0
Kit Beynon bt Raphael Hochberger (Apr 10) 4-1, 5-3
Reveal CommentAniruddha Barua bt Raphael Hochberger (Apr 8) 4-1, 4-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good game with some great rallies and bright sunshine!"  -- Aniruddha
Vidur Taneja bt Zahir Kasmani (Apr 8) 4-2, 4-1

Current Rankings:

  1. Alan Revel 9.2 [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Jonathan Bunney 8.2 [W2, L1, UF1] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Abel Evertse [W1, L2] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Cyrill Roessler [W1, L1, UF1] 3
  5. Nikolaus Endstrasser [W1] 2
  6. Tugba Erem [L3] 2 includes 2 bonus points

Match Results:

Jonathan Bunney v Cyrill Roessler (Apr 22) 4-1, 2-2 TBC
Reveal CommentCyrill Roessler bt Tugba Erem (Apr 12) 4-1, 4-1

Player Comments:

  • "We had some nice rallies and points. "  -- Tugba
Abel Evertse bt Cyrill Roessler (Apr 7) 1-4, 4-2, [12-10]
Reveal CommentNikolaus Endstrasser bt Alan Revel (Apr 3) 4-2, 4-2

Player Comments:

  • "My first game in the Local Tennis League on a sunny Monday afternoon. Some close games and the better end for me. Thank you Alan for a nice match," -- Nikolaus
Reveal CommentAlan Revel bt Tugba Erem (Apr 3) 4-0, 4-0

Player Comments:

  • "What more pleasant way if there to spend a sunny Monday afternoon than on the tennis court. Thanks Tugba for an enjoyable match. "  -- Alan
Jonathan Bunney bt Tugba Erem (Apr 2) 4-0, 4-0
Reveal CommentAlan Revel bt Abel Evertse (Mar 31) 4-1, 4-0

Player Comments:

  • "Another match where the score does reflect how close it was & how many deuces we had. Abel is just coming back to tennis after a break - not sure if the result would be the same once he has more match practice under his belt!"  -- Alan
Alan Revel bt Jonathan Bunney (Mar 30) 4-1, 4-2
Jonathan Bunney bt Abel Evertse (Mar 30) 1-4, 4-1, [10-5]

Current Rankings:

  1. Kevin Egan [W1, UF1] 3
  2. Rebecca Smith [W1] 2
  3. Terry Keeley [W1, UF1] 2
  4. Paul C Bentall [W1, L1] 2
  5. Barnaby Hone [L3] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Thomas Hilson 10.1

Match Results:

Rebecca Smith bt Barnaby Hone (Apr 23) 4-0, 4-1
Terry Keeley bt Paul C Bentall (Apr 15) 4-1, 4-0
Kevin Egan bt Barnaby Hone (Apr 12) 4-1, 4-0
Paul C Bentall bt Barnaby Hone (Apr 10) 4-2, 4-1
Reveal CommentKevin Egan v Terry Keeley (Apr 10) 6-4 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Was a bit too dark to continue."  -- Kevin

Current Rankings:

  1. Justin Warshaw [W2, L1] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Rob Pettit 10.2 [W2] 4
  3. Wouter Denhaan [L2] 1
  4. Emma Turner [L1]
  5. Atlanta Webster 10.2
  6. Sophie Barling

Match Results:

Rob Pettit bt Justin Warshaw (Apr 19) 5-3, 2-4, [11-9]
Justin Warshaw bt Emma Turner (Apr 18) 4-1, 4-1
Rob Pettit bt Wouter Denhaan (Apr 11) 4-2, 3-5, [11-9]
Reveal CommentJustin Warshaw bt Wouter Denhaan (Apr 3) 5-4, 4-0

Player Comments:

  • "Beautiful weather and a great game - very close - the second set score does not do justice to the play."  -- Justin

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

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