Friendly, competitive tennis on Nottingham Parks'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
  • 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!


Missing Something?

If you notice any of our venue information is out of date, missing court costs or opening hours please let us know.

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Primary Venues

Nottingham Tennis Centre

University Boulevard, Nottingham, NG7 2QH
Tel: 0115 876 1600
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Vernon Park

Vernon Road, Basford, Nottingham, NG6 0AP
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Bridgford park

Central Avenue, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 6AT
Tel: 0115 933 8363
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Valley Road Park

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

Loughborough Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 7JE
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Inham Nook

Pearson Avenue, Chilwell, Nottingham, NG9 4GQ
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Other Venues

King George's Park, Bramcote

Town Street, Bramcote, Nottinghamshire, NG9 3HA
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Clifton Playing Fields

Farnborough Road, Clifton, Nottingham, NG11 8JU
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Lenton Abbey Park

Derby Road, Nottingham, NG9 2SD
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Bingham Leisure Centre

The Banks, Bingham, Nottingham, NG13 8BL
Tel: 01949 838628
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Keyworth Leisure Centre

Church Drive, Keyworth, Nottingham, NG12 5FF
Tel: 0115 937 5582
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Club Venues

Ravenshead Lawn Tennis Club

Ravenshead Leisure Centre, Longdale Lane, Ravenshead, Nottinghamshire, NG15 9AN
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"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

"​V. Good feedback. Much appreciated. I will be registering in the next league,"

Steve Britton
"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

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Collapse AllNottingham Parks Singles - Round 11 | Thursday 5 October 2017 to Wednesday 29 November 2017 (Midpoint: Wednesday 1 November 2017)

Current Rankings:

  1. Jon Stabler [W1] 2
  2. Gilbert Alla-Mensah 9.2 [W1] 2
  3. Anthony Alldread [L2]
  4. James Barlow 9.2
  5. Joe Fisher 9.2
  6. Jon Barry 10.2
  7. Paul Hurt

Match Results:

Gilbert Alla-Mensah bt Anthony Alldread (Oct 16) 6-3, 7-5
Reveal CommentJon Stabler bt Anthony Alldread (Oct 15) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyable game with a top guy. Cheers Anthony. "  -- Jon

Current Rankings:

  1. Steven Britton 10.2 [W2, UF1] 5
  2. Nathanael Parkin 9.2 [W1, L1] 3
  3. Sofia Kordolaimi [W1, L1, UF1] 3
  4. THOMAS WARD [W1, L1] 2
  5. Lincoln Hoole [L1]
  6. Howard Westgate 9.2 [L1]
  7. Anna Reece 9.2

Match Results:

Reveal CommentNathanael Parkin bt THOMAS WARD (Oct 16) 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A match played in a friendly spirit. It was a very tight match in which most points were decided by errors rather than winners. I managed to edge out both sets towards the end of each. "  -- Nathanael
Steven Britton v Sofia Kordolaimi (Oct 15) 5-7, 6-4, 5-4 TBC
Sofia Kordolaimi bt Howard Westgate (Oct 14) 6-1, 7-6 (10-8)
Reveal CommentSteven Britton bt Lincoln Hoole (Oct 8) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Although the score is not complimentary to my opponent the social side was. "  -- Steven
THOMAS WARD bt Sofia Kordolaimi (Oct 8) 6-3, 6-2
Reveal CommentSteven Britton bt Nathanael Parkin (Oct 7) 7-5, 0-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Well, a very interesting game. 1 set we kept breaking each other serve. 2nd I could not win 1 game! 3rd set went to serve up to 4. Could have gone either way. I enjoyed it the match but I guess One would say that. "  -- Steven

Current Rankings:

  1. Craig Heseltine [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Adedotun Feyi-Sobanjo 10.2 [W1, L1] 2
  3. Alex Salmeron [W1, L1] 2
  4. Tristan Hessing [L2] 1
  5. Maureen Hutchby [L1]
  6. Mark Vettasseri
  7. Tony Nottingham

Match Results:

Reveal CommentAlex Salmeron bt Tristan Hessing (Oct 15) 6-7, 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "As I told Tristan, this was the best match I've ever played in. Both players were matching each other stroke for stroke all the way back through and it really could have gone either way. There were plenty of rallies that went on longer than a prog rock experimental album. At 5-3 down in the deciding set I relaxed as I thought the match was lost and ironically this seemed to help my game, winning the next 4 games. Tristan is a worthy opponent, and I look forward to the re- match at vernon Park. See you soon Tristan."  -- Alex
Reveal CommentAdedotun Feyi-Sobanjo bt Maureen Hutchby (Oct 13) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A very enjoyable match. Pleasure meeting you and John, Maureen."  -- Adedotun
Reveal CommentCraig Heseltine bt Tristan Hessing (Oct 12) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great match very close. I found it very hard to return serve. "  -- Craig
Reveal CommentCraig Heseltine bt Adedotun Feyi-Sobanjo (Oct 9) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Really tight game. Very competitive 2nd set."  -- Craig
Reveal CommentCraig Heseltine bt Alex Salmeron (Oct 8) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Tighter game than the score suggested. Good solid opponent. Enjoyed the match ."  -- Craig

Current Rankings:

  1. Tomasz Bernat [W2] 4
  2. Mark Hopkins [L1] 1
  3. Clifford Fulford 10.2 [L1]
  4. Emma Grishin
  5. Katie McLean
  6. Roberto Santos

Match Results:

Tomasz Bernat bt Clifford Fulford (Oct 18) 6-0, 6-2
Tomasz Bernat bt Mark Hopkins (Oct 13) 6-2, 4-6, 6-1

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)