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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
  • 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

Bridgford park

Central Avenue, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 6AT
Tel: 0115 933 8363
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Clifton Playing Fields

Farnborough Road, Clifton, Nottingham, NG11 8JU
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Inham Nook

Pearson Avenue, Chilwell, Nottingham, NG9 4GQ
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Lenton Abbey Park

Derby Road, Nottingham, NG9 2SD
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Valley Road Park

Valley Road, Sherwood, Nottingham, NG5 3BL
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Vernon Park

Vernon Road, Basford, Nottingham, NG6 0AP
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West Park

Loughborough Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 7JE
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Other Venues

Nottingham Tennis Centre

University Boulevard, Nottingham, NG7 2QH
Tel: 0115 876 1600
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Club Venues

Ravenshead Lawn Tennis Club

Ravenshead Leisure Centre, Longdale Lane, Ravenshead, Nottinghamshire, NG15 9AN
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"Just wanted to say a big thank you for organising the league and encouraging folk to play. I've thoroughly enjoyed the experience and met some new people to play social tennis with,"
Jane Peacock
"Absolutely loved my last round, fantastic format and met some really marvellous people. All matches had positive comments from our group and we played on some terrific courts here in Nottingham. Only problem for me, is that I feel I'm more suited to playing doubles. Full credit to your time and effort in making this work and I'm absolutely sure it will get stronger and bigger. I wish you every success for the future." 
 
 
Phaldie Fredericks

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Collapse AllNottingham Parks Singles - Round 10 | Thursday 20 July 2017 to Wednesday 13 September 2017 (Midpoint: Wednesday 16 August 2017)

Current Rankings:

  1. Jon Stabler [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Gilbert Alla-Mensah 9.2 [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  3. James Barlow 9.2 [W1, L1] 2
  4. Paul Hurt [L2] 2
  5. Adam Zerdazi [L1]
  6. Nathanael Parkin 9.2 [L2]

Match Results:

Jon Stabler bt Paul Hurt (Aug 12) 5-7, 6-4, 6-4
Jon Stabler bt James Barlow (Aug 10) 6-1, 6-2
Gilbert Alla-Mensah bt Paul Hurt (Aug 7) 7-6 (10-8), 3-6, 6-4
Jon Stabler bt Adam Zerdazi (Aug 6) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentJames Barlow bt Nathanael Parkin (Aug 1) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Some great rallies and a handful of world-class lobs, this match had the lot! cheers Nathaneal."  -- James
Jon Stabler bt Gilbert Alla-Mensah (Jul 23) 6-1, 7-6 (7-4)
Gilbert Alla-Mensah bt Nathanael Parkin (Jul 22) 6-3, 6-4

Current Rankings:

  1. Anna Reece 10.1 [W2, L1] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Howard Westgate 9.2 [W2, L1] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Anthony Alldread [W2, UF1] 5
  4. Edward Thornton [W2] 4
  5. Stephen Dickens 10.2 [L3, UF1] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Tony Nottingham [W1, L1] 2
  7. Philip Roberts [L3] 2 includes 2 bonus points

Match Results:

Edward Thornton bt Stephen Dickens (Aug 14) 6-1, 6-3
Reveal CommentHoward Westgate bt Tony Nottingham (Aug 12) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A close match with some good serving from Tony."  -- Howard
Anna Reece bt Philip Roberts (Aug 12) 6-1, 6-2
Reveal CommentEdward Thornton bt Philip Roberts (Aug 9) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Fun match despite gale force winds in the first set!"  -- Edward
Reveal CommentAnthony Alldread bt Anna Reece (Aug 9) 1-6, 7-5, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "This was an awesome match. I really stole it as Anna was playing very well and destroying me. Unfortunate someone had to lose. Thanks for a great game"  -- Anthony
Reveal CommentAnthony Alldread bt Philip Roberts (Aug 7) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Excellent match, some good rallies and some not so good ones ☺️"  -- Anthony
Howard Westgate bt Stephen Dickens (Aug 5) 4-6, 6-1, 6-2
Tony Nottingham bt Stephen Dickens (Aug 4) 6-4, 6-4
Anna Reece bt Howard Westgate (Jul 28) 3-6, 7-5, 6-4
Reveal CommentAnthony Alldread v Stephen Dickens (Jul 26) 6-2, 1-0 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Broken racket stopped play"  -- Anthony

Current Rankings:

  1. Sofia Kordolaimi [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Alex Pain [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Steven Britton 10.2 [W2, L1] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Tristan Hessing [W1, L3] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Gareth Carrol 10.2 [W1, L3] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Lucy Mwangi 10.2 [L3] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Simon Mason [W1, L1] 2
  8. Matthew Talliss [L1]

Match Results:

Sofia Kordolaimi bt Lucy Mwangi (Aug 12) 6-7 (4-7), 6-4, 6-1
Sofia Kordolaimi bt Alex Pain (Aug 9) 6-1, 6-4
Reveal CommentSimon Mason bt Matthew Talliss (Aug 9) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great to meet Matt again for a game and a catch up. Congulations on the wedding last week. Now the tennis...Match played in tricky windy conditions with the rain finally calling it a day. I thought we played some really good rallies. Good luck with the rest of the group match's Matt."  -- Simon
Reveal CommentAlex Pain bt Tristan Hessing (Aug 7) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A long and tense match unrepresented by the final score. Well played Tris."  -- Alex
Sofia Kordolaimi bt Gareth Carrol (Aug 7) 7-6 (7-3), 6-3
Reveal CommentTristan Hessing bt Gareth Carrol (Aug 1) 6-3, 3-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Gareth, close match & tense final set in windy conditions. "  -- Tristan
Reveal CommentGareth Carrol bt Lucy Mwangi (Jul 31) 7-5, 4-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Really good match - as shown by the close scoreline! Horrible conditions, including a rain delay, didn't help, but three really competitive and enjoyable sets, with lots of good rallies and tough games. Thanks, Lucy! "  -- Gareth
Reveal CommentAlex Pain bt Steven Britton (Jul 31) 1-6, 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A really close match. Steve played brilliantly and gave me lots of trouble throughout. I came back from 4-0 in the final set to win which surprised me more than anyone. Great match, good luck in the rest of the tournament Steve."  -- Alex
Sofia Kordolaimi bt Tristan Hessing (Jul 29) 6-2, 6-4
Sofia Kordolaimi bt Simon Mason (Jul 26) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentSteven Britton bt Gareth Carrol (Jul 26) 7-5, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Started very windy but calmed down after the 1st set. Great contest in the firat set although we both kept losing on serve. Or glass half filled we both broke each other serve 5 times. Thanks Gareth for being such a good sportsmen."  -- Steven
Reveal CommentAlex Pain bt Lucy Mwangi (Jul 25) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Some great and quite long rallies. Good match on a humid day. Well played Lucy."  -- Alex
Reveal CommentSteven Britton bt Tristan Hessing (Jul 22) 7-6, 2-6, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "This game had some good rallies. Final set score, didn't really reflect the whole match. "  -- Steven

Current Rankings:

  1. Lincoln Hoole [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Simon Winson [W5, L1] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Jamie Bannocks [W2, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Katie McLean [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Colin Minton [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Sarah Mclaughlin [W1, L3] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Emma Grishin [L4] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  8. Clifford Fulford 10.2 [L1]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentSimon Winson bt Clifford Fulford (Aug 15) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Entertaining match this morning with Clifford, sun was shining bright and a lot of good competitive rallies. Thoroughly enjoyable match."  -- Simon
Reveal CommentSimon Winson bt Jamie Bannocks (Aug 11) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "I know it's a bit of a cliche but honestly the scoreline is no reflection on the match. More than half the games went to duece and we were very evenly matched. Well played Jamie, nice to meet you. "  -- Simon
Reveal CommentLincoln Hoole bt Sarah Mclaughlin (Aug 11) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "The score here doesn't reflect some competitive rallies, i had some advantage as Sarah was involved in 3 hour game yesterday. Enjoyable game thanks Sarah :) "  -- Lincoln
Reveal CommentSimon Winson bt Colin Minton (Aug 10) 7-5, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "What. A. Match. Great game with Colin this evening, two evenly matched left handed players. Great rallies throughout and a pleasure to play. Good luck with the rest of the round, Colin."  -- Simon
Reveal CommentSimon Winson bt Sarah Mclaughlin (Aug 7) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Again the score doesn't quite do justice to how well Sarah played. Lots of long rallies and games taken to duece and breaks of serve. Great to meet you Sarah and I wish you luck for the remainder of the round. "  -- Simon
Reveal CommentColin Minton bt Sarah Mclaughlin (Aug 6) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A very enjoyable game of tennis, with a number of good rallies, game was a lot closer than the score might suggest. Sarah's game might have been easier if she wasn't constantly having to dodge balls from the family playing on the next court, who seemed to want her to join in their game :-). Enjoy the rest of the league games."  -- Colin
Reveal CommentLincoln Hoole bt Jamie Bannocks (Aug 6) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "The score here is no reflection as to the game play. Jamie made me work for every point and had some cimperitive rallies. Well played Jamie "  -- Lincoln
Reveal CommentJamie Bannocks bt Katie McLean (Aug 5) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Once again a great match played with katie! The score doesn't indicate how close a lot of the points were, and katie did very well saving 4 match points in the second set to come back to 5-4. Unfortunately it wasn't enough to pull level, and I took the 5th match point to deal the win. Excellent match katie, thank you"  -- Jamie
Reveal CommentSimon Winson bt Katie McLean (Aug 4) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyed my first tennis league match and Katie was a pleasure to meet and play. Some great rallies involved and the score doesn't do Katie justice as she played really well and I'm confident she'll pick up many wins in the coming weeks. Well played Katie and good luck with the rest of this league."  -- Simon
Reveal CommentLincoln Hoole bt Simon Winson (Aug 4) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Weather nice , some great rally's going on. Some long games , Duce/advantage etc. I even managed to fall over twice lol Wes Simons second match today, well played Simon :) "  -- Lincoln
Sarah Mclaughlin bt Emma Grishin (Aug 3) 2-6, 6-2, 6-3
Reveal CommentKatie McLean bt Emma Grishin (Aug 2) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "What a fun match, it's always going to be a good game when you play with Emma! Lots of great points played despite the drizzle. "  -- Katie
Reveal CommentLincoln Hoole bt Colin Minton (Aug 2) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, some great rally's. Service wasn't always an advantage. Nice one cheers :) "  -- Lincoln
Reveal CommentJamie Bannocks bt Emma Grishin (Jul 29) 6-3, 4-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Another fantastic match with Emma! The bumpy surface at St. George's park definitely kept us on our toes and it was a pleasure to play Emma again!"  -- Jamie
Reveal CommentLincoln Hoole bt Emma Grishin (Jul 22) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good game, balls had a mind of their own as wet. Played a 3rd set for fun and was 4-4 I think :) . "  -- Lincoln

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Nottingham Parks archive.
The results listed here include the current and previous rounds for Nottingham Parks. 

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)