Friendly, competitive tennis on Pavilion's public courts

You are just a step away from joining our mixed-sex, singles and doubles leagues for men and women (aged 18+) of all standards.

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!

Close matches, close by.

Robby Sukhdeo who runs the brilliant Pavilion tennis centre, brilliantly
Robby Sukhdeo who runs the brilliant Pavilion tennis centre, brilliantly

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

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This is how it works:

  • We have doubles and singles rounds!
  • Players/teams are organised into groups of between 5 to 9 people of a similar standard
  • The league is mixed sex, so men and women play each other 
  • Groups are put together by standard and there can be any combination of men and women in a group (we do not guarantee a balance of men and women and you could be the only man in a group of women or vice versa!)
  • In doubles teams may be any combination of gender
  • Contact details are emailed and posted to each player's account page
  • Players arrange their own matches
  • You can play on any court that suits both players

The league is:

  • For everyone over the age of 18
  • 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. Contact details are also posted to your Account Page
  • 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
  • A point is awarded for each set won
  • 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 voucher for £20 to be spent in the Local Tennis League online shop. A winner's certificate is also available on the winner's Account Page as a PDF file.
  • Where possible, winners of groups are promoted to the group above for the next round.

See here for the complete rules and regulations

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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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

Pavilion

Albert Road Recreation Ground, Albert Road, London, N22 7XL Tel: full venue details »

Other Venues

Chestnuts Park

St Ann's Road, London, N15 Tel: full venue details »

Downhills Park

Downhills Park Road, London, N15 3RA Tel: full venue details »

Down Lane Recreation Ground

Park View Road, London, N17 Tel: full venue details »

Finsbury Park

Endymion Road, London, N4 4LX Tel: full venue details »

Friary Park

Friary Road, Friern Barnet, London, N20 Tel: full venue details »

Halliwick Recreation Grounds

Albion Avenue, Colney Hatch, London, N10 Tel: full venue details »

Priory Park

Middle Lane, Hornsey, London, N8 8LP Tel: full venue details »

New River Sport and Fitness

White Hart Lane, London, N22 5QW Tel: 0208 881 2323 full venue details »

New Southgate Recreation Grounds

Oakleigh Road South, New Southgate, London, N11 1NH Tel: full venue details »

Stationers Park

Mayfield Road, London, N8 Tel: full venue details »

Waterlow Park

Dartmouth Park Hill, Highgate, N6 5HG Tel: full venue details »

"Massive thanks once again for organising! What great fun!" 

Alex Pope

"I would just like to thank-you and your colleagues for the great work you have been doing with the local tennis leagues. I find it a fantastic way to get involved with local tennis and meet new rivals. I have only been playing for 1 year and I know that my progress would have been much slower if it had not been for the Pavilion league. So many thanks and I look forward to the new mens doubles league as well,"

Dan Bridge

"Found it to be thoroughly enjoyable and had a lot of fun"

Benyamen Shaukat

"Thanks again for arranging another great tournament"

Pavilion - Avery Jackson

"Great way to improve your singles game on a friendly but competitive level. I enjoyed all the games and it was nice to meet new local players. I am a big fan of Local Tennis Leagues. Great concept!" 

Alzbeta Kucerova
"Great to receive a prize as a winner! and thanks for getting in touch. It  was my first doubles round and I really enjoyed it. We made a great team with Dominic and managed to win the group without losing a set :) All the players were nice and friendly and it was fairly easy to arrange all matches. I will definitely play again and can only recommend. Also the response by email from the organisers is amazingly quick and they really care about all players and a smooth running of this league. Great job. Thank you" Alzabeta Kucerova
 
Alzbeta Kucerova

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Collapse AllPavilion Singles - Round 41 | Thursday 29 October 2020 to Wednesday 4 November 2020 (Midpoint: Wednesday 25 November 2020)

Unfortunately due to the latest lockdown, this round has to close but we hope to see you in the next round!

Group Summary:

Unfortunately due to the latest lockdown, this round has to close but we hope to see you in the next round!

Final Rankings:

  1. Alex Cazorla 9.1
  2. Andrew Sims 8.1
  3. Biljana Petrovic
  4. Dan Bridge 7.2
  5. Jamie Horton
  6. Sean Combrink
  7. Tim Ibbotson 7.2
  8. Zac Sargusingh 8.2

Group Summary:

Unfortunately due to the latest lockdown, this round has to close but we hope to see you in the next round!

Final Rankings:

  1. Alessio Verrecchia [W2] 4
  2. Tony Pelaou [W1] 2
  3. Guy Veale 10.2 [L1] 1
  4. Martin Smith [L2]
  5. Ben Shelton
  6. James Tzanoudakis
  7. Jim Harrison 8.2

Match Results:

Alessio Verrecchia bt Guy Veale (Nov 3) 6-3, 5-7, 6-4
Alessio Verrecchia bt Martin Smith (Oct 31) 6-2, 6-2
Reveal CommentTony Pelaou bt Martin Smith (Oct 30) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "We played the second set in a constant shower, which I'm sure hampered our game and probably Martin's more than mine. But we still enjoyed it. Good luck with the rest of you matches Martin."  -- Tony

Group Summary:

Unfortunately due to the latest lockdown, this round has to close but we hope to see you in the next round!

Final Rankings:

  1. James Miller 9.2 [W1] 2
  2. Michael Ross 8.2 [L1]
  3. Daniela Tringale
  4. Esther Gillham 10.2
  5. James Dockeray
  6. Maria Harrison 8.2
  7. Mark Pritchard

Match Results:

James Miller bt Michael Ross (Nov 4) 6-1, 6-0

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Pavilion archive.
The results listed here include the current and previous round of Singles matches for Pavilion.

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 bonus prize (typically a free can of HEAD tennis balls). Bonus prizes must be claimed within 28 days using the link posted to the player's Account page. The link is also emailed to players.

Please note, while matches tied at one set all may be completed with a match tiebreak, singles matches completed to this shortened format, do not count toward bonus points.

Understanding the current rankings display: 
Player name, [LTA rating - if known], 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. Additional commentaries may be added by submitting a result revision (see the pencil icon next to your results)

Collapse AllPavilion Doubles - Round 27 | Thursday 5 December 2019 to Wednesday 26 February 2020 (Midpoint: Wednesday 15 January 2020)

Just a small, winter-warmer of a round this time. But spring is just around the corner so do hope you can join us for more doubles action as the weather hots up!

Group Summary:

A real case of who dares wins! Jim and Maria braved the cold of a north London winter on three occasions. Now that didn't necessarily give them the best winning record (three teams all notched up a win) but by earning a point for a set won in their loss to Louise and Annabel, Jim and Maria won the points chase! Of course more matches played could well have changed things, but well done to our champs who played all their matches and topped the group!

Final Rankings:

  1. Maria Harrison & Jim Harrison [W1, L2] 3 WINNER
  2. Esther Gillham & Ewan Flynn [W1] 2 RUNNER UP
  3. Louise Sharpe & Annabel Walton South [W1] 2
  4. Nigel Billen & Sally Kinnes [L1] 1

Match Results:

Reveal CommentEsther Gillham & Ewan Flynn bt Maria Harrison & Jim Harrison (Jan 31) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great game as always with Jim and Maria!"  -- Esther

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentLouise Sharpe & Annabel Walton South bt Maria Harrison & Jim Harrison (Jan 17) 6-4, 3-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "This was a great match to play, lots of very close games, almost all went to deuce"  -- Louise
Reveal CommentMaria Harrison & Jim Harrison bt Nigel Billen & Sally Kinnes (Jan 5) 6-1, 4-6, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "A very close-fought and enjoyable match against Nigel and Sally played on the lovely courts on Highbury Fields. "  -- Jim

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Pavilion archive.
The results listed here include the current and previous round of Doubles matches for Pavilion.

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 bonus prize (typically a free can of HEAD tennis balls). In doubles, matches tied at one set all may be completed with a matchtiebreak and still count toward bonus points. Bonus prizes must be claimed within 28 days using the link posted to the player's Account page. The link is also emailed to players.

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. Additional commentaries may be added by submitting a result revision (see the pencil icon next to your results)