Friendly, competitive tennis on Norwich Parks Women's public courts

Local Tennis Leagues is for anyone, no matter your tennis experience. Play YOUR way. 

Join thousands of players in hundreds of Leagues across the UK. Whatever your standard, we’ll find you great matches!

Local Tennis Leagues is a place for friendly tennis, where you can meet like-minded people and make new friends.

Join us now!

Eaton Park this way...
Eaton Park this way...

KEEN TO JOIN?

From the dates above, choose your Round and click on the Join By link. If the Round is currently running, and it's before the mid-point, you can sign up as a late joiner here. Otherwise, check back soon for info about the next Round.

JOIN NOW!

FREE TENNIS BALLS

Every player who plays 3 matches by the mid-point of any Round can claim a FREE tube of tennis balls! Plus, there are great offers in our shop.

SHOP NOW!

HOW IT WORKS:

  • 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

THE LEAGUE IS:

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

KEY POINTS:

  • 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 their ITF World Tennis Number
  • 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 play 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

See here for the complete rules and regulations.

 

Getting started

New players will need to create an account with us and include their LTA Advantage Number before joining a Round. Once you’ve signed up, and for returning players, you can join the next Round here.

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.


Missing Something?

If you notice any of our venue information is out of date, missing court costs or opening hours, please let us know.

UPDATE OUR VENUES

Primary Venues

Eaton Park

South Park Avenue, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7EH Tel: 01603 980340 full venue details »

Waterloo Park

Angel Road, Norwich, NR3 3HU Tel: full venue details »

Other Venues

Thorpe Recreation Ground

Laundry Lane, Norwich, NR7 0XQ Tel: full venue details »

Sportspark

University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, NR4 7TJ Tel: 01603 592398 full venue details »

Alderman Walker Park

Alderman Walker Park, Rider Haggard Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR7 9UQ Tel: full venue details »

Bowthorpe Park

Bowthorpe Park, Clover Hill Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR5 0 Tel: full venue details »

Harford Park

Ipswich Road, Norwich, NR4 6LQ Tel: full venue details »

Lakenham Recreation Ground

City Road, Norwich, NR1 2HL Tel: full venue details »

Sprowston Recreation Ground

Recreation Ground Road, Norwich, NR7 8EW Tel: full venue details »

Heigham Park

The Avenues, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 3PA Tel: 01603 581 425 full venue details »
Report your results

Collapse AllNorwich Parks Women Singles - Round 25 | Thursday 1 September 2022 to Wednesday 26 October 2022 (Midpoint: Wednesday 28 September 2022)

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Susan Pollock 5 5 0 2 12 WWWW
2 Liz Somerville 3 2 1 2 6 WLW
3 Beate Becker 3 2 1 2 6 WLW
4 Bryony McLening 4 1 3 2 5 LLLW
5 Cathy Geary 4 1 3 2 4 WLLL
6 Hilary Hopley 3 0 3 2 2 LLL

Match Results:

Reveal CommentSusan Pollock bt Bryony McLening (Sep 28) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A fun game with lots of long rallies as the weather deteriorated. We managed to beat the rain and get our match finished. Good to play you again Bryony and to try out some of the techniques we’ve been learning at our coaching sessions. "  -- Susan
Reveal CommentSusan Pollock bt Hilary Hopley (Sep 22) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A really enjoyable game on a balmy September morning. Lots of long rallies and running around. Great to play you again Hilary! "  -- Susan
Reveal CommentCathy Geary bt Bryony McLening (Sep 21) 6-4, 4-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "It was a lovely morning for tennis in Waterloo Park. The match was very even with both of us failing to hold serve in the first set. Many of our games went to deuce and really it could have gone either way. I was just able hold a few of my service games to secure the third set. Thank you for a really enjoyable game Bryony."  -- Cathy
Reveal CommentBeate Becker bt Hilary Hopley (Sep 19) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "The queen would approve we had decided before scheduling this match as she was already on her way to Windsor at the time of our match.The 2 sets took us a long time as we kept reminiscing about the royal departure and events in between games.The final score does not reflect Hillary's stamina as a lot of games went to deuce. We had a fair number of long rallies too and the weather was just the right temperature with a beautiful and fitting calm atmosphere in Heigham Park. Thank you Hillary for a good match on a historic day."  -- Beate
Reveal CommentLiz Somerville bt Bryony McLening (Sep 18) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A very blustery Autumnal afternoon! Very enjoyable match and the score does not reflect the games. Bryony’s serve has improved loads and it took me a while to get used to them."  -- Liz
Reveal CommentSusan Pollock bt Cathy Geary (Sep 16) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "The first chilly day for months, we managed to complete our match in spite of the heavy showers. It was an enjoyable game with lots of long rallies. Good to play you again Cathy! "  -- Susan
Reveal CommentSusan Pollock bt Liz Somerville (Sep 14) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A very competitive game as ever against Liz! Lots of hard fought points in the hot sun! A real workout - it must be good for us! "  -- Susan
Reveal CommentBryony McLening bt Hilary Hopley (Sep 14) 6-1, 7-6 (7-4)

Player Comments:

  • "Glorious weather for a great match this morning. Some excellent play from Hilary particularly in the much closer second set which went to tie break. I really enjoyed this game, thanks Hilary."  -- Bryony
Reveal CommentLiz Somerville bt Cathy Geary (Sep 13) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely late summer evening, perfect for tennis. Thanks for the game Cathy!"  -- Liz
Reveal CommentSusan Pollock bt Beate Becker (Sep 11) 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A most enjoyable match in the sun after the September morning mist had cleared. Beate and I were very closely matched and most games went to deuce and we had lots of long rallies. Quite exhausting! The result could have gone either way. Thanks for a great game Beate! "  -- Susan
Reveal CommentBeate Becker bt Cathy Geary (Sep 9) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely intro back into playing league after some time off. Cathy was a great opponent with consistent ground strokes and we battles most games out to deuce. There was some reminiscence chat about the queen and a short pour of rain which we sat out on bench nearby. Thanks for the match and good luck with rest of the the games, Cathy."  -- Beate

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Norwich Parks Women archive. 

The results listed here include the current and previous Rounds matches for Norwich Parks Women.

Scoring Information:

You earn one point for every set you win. Players who play 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: 

Players' names, 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).

Comments:

Reporters of results are encouraged to leave a comment on the "Report Your Score" form.

Collapse AllNorwich Parks Women Doubles - Round 2 | Thursday 26 August 2021 to Wednesday 20 October 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 22 September 2021)

It was great to see so many players out on court during this Round, enjoying friendly, competitive tennis and making new friends. We hope you had a great time battling it out! There is just one more Round for 2021 and we’re looking forward to having you join us again. We think Local Tennis Leagues players are the keenest of them all, so it’ll be no surprise to see many of you back out there during the cooler months. Join now to secure your place!

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Julie Barnes & Karen Slade 4 4 0 0 8 WWWW
2 Nania Poulson & Sandra O’Neill 4 3 1 2 8 LWWW
3 Liliya Serazetdinova & Linda May 4 1 3 0 3 WLLL
4 Wendy Thomson & Liz Somerville 3 1 2 0 2 LLW
5 Jo Springall & Angie Rusbridge 3 0 3 0 1 LLL

Match Results:

Reveal CommentJulie Barnes & Karen Slade bt Wendy Thomson & Liz Somerville (Oct 17) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable game. Lots of games went to deuce!"  -- Karen
Reveal CommentJulie Barnes & Karen Slade bt Jo Springall & Angie Rusbridge (Oct 8) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Good game, lovely evening "  -- Karen
Reveal CommentLiliya Serazetdinova & Linda May bt Jo Springall & Angie Rusbridge (Sep 29) 4-6, 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "First time playing Jo and Angie and we had a very enjoyable match despite the cold, the wind and the broken floodlight. The score in the last two sets doesn't really reflect the match we were neck and neck in most of the games."  -- Linda
Reveal CommentJulie Barnes & Karen Slade bt Nania Poulson & Sandra O’Neill (Sep 29) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, very competitive. "  -- Karen
Reveal CommentJulie Barnes & Karen Slade bt Liliya Serazetdinova & Linda May (Sep 23) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable game. "  -- Karen
Reveal CommentNania Poulson & Sandra O’Neill bt Wendy Thomson & Liz Somerville (Sep 18) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely game of tennis, played in beautiful Autumnal sunshine. Close game and very enjoyable "  -- Sandra
Reveal CommentNania Poulson & Sandra O’Neill bt Liliya Serazetdinova & Linda May (Sep 16) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "This was an exciting game. Really close match, and scores could have gone either way. Really good to catch up with Lilya and Linda, especially with the weather being just perfect for tennis. "  -- Sandra
Reveal CommentNania Poulson & Sandra O’Neill bt Jo Springall & Angie Rusbridge (Sep 8) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A lovely game of tennis, in such perfect Weather. The Autumn sun shone, with a cooling breeze, and all 4 players thoroughly enjoyed themselves playing a great game of tennis. So nice to meet a new double ladies pair. Many devices, which are not reflected in the score."  -- Sandra

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentWendy Thomson & Liz Somerville bt Liliya Serazetdinova & Linda May (Sep 5) 7-6 (7-4), 0-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Wow what a match - 3 quite different sets. In the first, Wendy and I got off to a great start being 5-2 up at one point - Liliya and Linda battled back and we ended up with a tie-break. 2nd set, who knows what went wrong for us! Least said the better. Last set was very even but we narrowly managed to inch ahead at the end. Thanks everyone for such a fun match!"  -- Liz

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Norwich Parks Women archive.

The results listed here include the current and previous Rounds matches for Norwich Parks Women.

Scoring Information:

You earn one point for every set you win. Players who play 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: 

Players' names, 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).

Comments:

Reporters of results are encouraged to leave a comment on the "Report Your Score" form.