Friendly, competitive tennis on Paddington Rec'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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Want to Get Playing?

From the dates above, choose your round and click on the Join By link.


Every player who completes three matches by the midway point of any round is sent a FREE can of tennis balls! Plus there are great offers all the time in our shop.


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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.


Primary Venues

Paddington Recreation Ground

Randolph Avenue, Maida Vale, London, W9 1PD
Tel: 0333 005 0413
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Other Venues

Kensington Memorial Park

St Mark's Road, London, W10 6DG
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Kilburn Grange Park

Camden, London, NW6 4LD
Tel: 07525 278641
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Queen's Park

Kingswood Avenue, London, NW6 6SG
Tel: 02089695661
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1 Crowthorne Road, London, W10 6RP
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"Very enjoyable - took me a few matches to start playing at a decent consistent standard though! Thanks",

Pip Symington

"All the games have been really even matched, so well done for arranging another good league"

Hiren Dhimar

"Thanks for all the organising.  I had fun playing and meeting people"

Jasmine Brown

"The organisation of the league was top drawer.  It was a great way to identify some local players and have some competitive fun.  I’ve been living in the area for years, but hadn’t picked up a tennis racket for ages as I didn’t know anyone local to play.  I’m expecting to continue hitting balls with some of the players in my group from time to time – and hopefully meeting some more players.   I’m looking forward to the next round in the New Year." 

Doug Byblow

"Thanks for managing another interesting round. You are doing a great job here, helping people to get to know other people also interested in tennis and willing to have nice matches," 

Inaki Lopez

"This is the first time I've played and I want to congratulate you on your overall organisation and attention to detail, to make everything work so well. It's been brilliant. Thanks to your comprehensive questionnaire I was in a league where every game was highly competitive and lots of fun. You also keep things personal, with your replies to e-mails and general encouragement. I think other leagues in London have a lot to learn from you. Well done and thanks for all your effort and support. I'm sure many others appreciate it as much as I do,"

Tom Leonard

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Report your results

Collapse AllPaddington Rec Singles - Round 37 | Thursday 19 April 2018 to Wednesday 13 June 2018 (Midpoint: Wednesday 16 May 2018)

Current Rankings:

  • Andreas Christophorou 7.2
  • Chris Kalavrytinos 9.1
  • Dibyendu Rakshit 8.1
  • Greg Walsh
  • Lorenzo Uberti
  • Luigi Brambilla 7.2
  • Rick Burney 7.2
  • Vivek Bisht 7.2

Current Rankings:

  • Ali Qassim 8.2
  • David Jovic 7.2
  • Herve Lagadec 8.1
  • Ihor Kostyuk
  • James Harrington
  • Paul Steers
  • Robert Barrett 7.2
  • Tanmay Chetan 8.2

Current Rankings:

  • Ashwin Rajashekhar 10.1
  • Charles Swindon 8.2
  • Diogo Quintas
  • John Kelly 8.2
  • Lance Entwistle 9.2
  • Lee Fox 9.2
  • Michael Bancroft
  • Mike Douglas 8.1
  • Nina Leo

Current Rankings:

  • Alfredo De Castro 9.1
  • Charles Blake Thomas 10.2
  • Dana May
  • Euan Barrie
  • George Constantinides 9.2
  • Konstantinos Vathakos

Current Rankings:

  • Amelia Camarero Witiuk 10.2
  • Debbie Shipley 10.1
  • Diana Medina
  • Harriet Terry
  • Kez Harwood
  • Marilisa Vitali
  • Paul O'mahony 10.2


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

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.

Player, [LTA rating], [win/loss/tie tally], points won

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)