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  • 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


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


  • 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 previous results in the League and, for new players, their Player Standard Questionnaire
  • 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 complete 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

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Primary Venues

Branksome Park

Leicester Road, Poole, Dorset, BH13 6BY Tel: 01202 751944 full venue details »

Poole Park Tennis Facility

Parkstone Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 2SF Tel: full venue details »

Other Venues

The Junction Sports and Leisure Centre

Station Approach, Broadstone, BH18 8AX Tel: 01202 777766 full venue details »

Ashdown Leisure Centre

Adastral Road, Canford Heath, Poole, Dorset, BH17 8PY Tel: 01202 604224 full venue details »

Hamworthy Park

Lulworth Avenue, Poole, Dorset Tel: full venue details »

Club Venues

East Dorset Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club

Salterns Road, Parkstone, Poole, BH14 8BL Tel: 01202 740219 full venue details »

It was an enjoyable round, people very nice and good players. It's sometimes difficult to arrange the games, but not many problems if you keep chasing the people!

Pau Folque

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Sally Revell
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Collapse AllPoole Singles - Round 25 | Thursday 8 April 2021 to Wednesday 2 June 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 5 May 2021)

Current Rankings:

  1. Rhys Hatchard [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Cliff Sorge 8.1 [W2, L1] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Lewis Rumbol [W2, L1] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Tim Hubbard [W1, L3] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Ewan Wilson [L3] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Shaun Weeden [L1]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentTim Hubbard bt Ewan Wilson (Apr 30) 6-4, 7-6 (7-4)

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Tim. "  -- Ewan
Rhys Hatchard bt Cliff Sorge (Apr 25) 6-4, 4-6, 6-3
Rhys Hatchard bt Tim Hubbard (Apr 24) 6-1, 4-6, 6-2
Rhys Hatchard bt Ewan Wilson (Apr 22) 6-0, 6-0
Lewis Rumbol bt Ewan Wilson (Apr 21) 6-2, 6-1
Reveal CommentRhys Hatchard bt Lewis Rumbol (Apr 21) 1-6, 6-4, [12-10]

Player Comments:

  • "Good match. "  -- Rhys
Reveal CommentCliff Sorge bt Tim Hubbard (Apr 18) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Tim"  -- Cliff
Reveal CommentCliff Sorge bt Shaun Weeden (Apr 17) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Many thanks Shaun for the game, lovely day for it. Good to meet you, good luck with the rest of your matches"  -- Cliff
Lewis Rumbol bt Tim Hubbard (Apr 16) 6-1, 6-2

Current Rankings:

  1. Simon Vening [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Florin Ismailciuc [W2, L3] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Andrew Hawker 9.1 [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Dinko Georgiev [W1, L2] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Mike Hilton [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Joe Kelly [L2]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentDinko Georgiev bt Andrew Hawker (May 2) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thank you Andrew for the lovely tennis and in such a wonderful conditions. I am looking forward to play again with you soon. "  -- Dinko
Reveal CommentSimon Vening bt Joe Kelly (May 2) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great meeting Joe in what was only his second league match. A strong forehand had me covering most of the court, and he recovered well in the second set after a slowish start. With a few more matches under his belt I’m sure he’ll be an even tougher proposition. Thoroughly enjoyed the match Joe and I’m sure we’ll play again"  -- Simon
Reveal CommentFlorin Ismailciuc bt Dinko Georgiev (Apr 30) 4-6, 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Nice to play again Dinko. Same as last time we needed 3 sets and about 2 hours to finish the game. Many entertaining rallies and altogether a very competitive game. Best of luck in your remaining matches."  -- Florin
Reveal CommentAndrew Hawker bt Mike Hilton (Apr 27) 6-0, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A challenging second set which could have gone either way. Many thanks for playing, Mike, and best of luck with your remaining matches"  -- Andrew
Reveal CommentSimon Vening bt Florin Ismailciuc (Apr 25) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "A thoroughly enjoyable encounter played in great spirit. Florin’s attacking strategy made for a competitive match and lots of deuce games. The second set in particular could easily have gone his way. All the best Florin, looking forward to the next one!"  -- Simon
Reveal CommentAndrew Hawker bt Florin Ismailciuc (Apr 24) 3-6, 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "An enjoyable match on the clay at EDLTCC during a sunny and breezy afternoon. Lots of good long rallies during a close three set match. Thanks for playing Florin, and best of luck with your other matches."  -- Andrew
Reveal CommentSimon Vening bt Dinko Georgiev (Apr 22) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A competitive and enjoyable match despite a few distractions from the adjacent courts. Thanks for making your way over Dinko and we’ll arrange another match soon. Cheers"  -- Simon
Reveal CommentFlorin Ismailciuc bt Joe Kelly (Apr 19) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Joe. Few competitive rallies and a much more balanced 2nd set than the score shows it. Good luck with you remaining games!"  -- Florin
  • "Really enjoyed the match Florin, thanks for making my first local tennis league match so good. Fully deserved your win! Good luck with the rest of your matches and hopefully play you again sometime." -- Joe
Reveal CommentSimon Vening bt Mike Hilton (Apr 17) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A glorious day for tennis in sunny Branksome. Mike had me covering every inch of the court with some well-placed shots. Top man and best of luck with your remaining matches"  -- Simon
Mike Hilton bt Florin Ismailciuc (Apr 13) 6-3, 6-3

Current Rankings:

  1. Danny Sheppard [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Peter Livesey [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Bradley Hutchings [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Steve Pike [W1, L1] 2
  5. Kon Kapanadze [L4] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Helen MacDIarmid [W1, L3] 2

Match Results:

Helen MacDIarmid bt Kon Kapanadze (May 7) Walkover
Reveal CommentDanny Sheppard bt Helen MacDIarmid (May 7) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thank you for a good match Helen. Best of luck with you tennis :)"  -- Danny
Reveal CommentSteve Pike bt Helen MacDIarmid (May 1) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Another close match,, lots of juice games, and score does not reflect helens performance , which is rapidly improving this year, so watch out fellow players! "  -- Steve
Reveal CommentPeter Livesey bt Bradley Hutchings (Apr 26) 6-3, 7-6 (8-6)

Player Comments:

  • "Great match Brad - despite the very tricky (to say the least) windy conditions."  -- Peter
Peter Livesey bt Kon Kapanadze (Apr 19) 6-1, 6-1
Peter Livesey bt Steve Pike (Apr 17) 7-6 (7-3), 6-1
Reveal CommentBradley Hutchings bt Kon Kapanadze (Apr 15) 6-3, 7-6 (9-7)

Player Comments:

  • "That second set turned into a nail-biting battle of wills. Really enjoyed having to dig in! Thanks Kon."  -- Bradley
Reveal CommentDanny Sheppard bt Peter Livesey (Apr 14) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great games Peter. Really enjoyable match!"  -- Danny
Reveal CommentDanny Sheppard bt Kon Kapanadze (Apr 12) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Kon. Good to be back playing again!"  -- Danny
Reveal CommentDanny Sheppard bt Bradley Hutchings (Apr 12) 6-4, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Bradley. Great match. Lots of close deuce games!"  -- Danny
Reveal CommentPeter Livesey bt Helen MacDIarmid (Apr 11) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for an enjoyable game Helen. Good to be back playing again "  -- Peter


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The results listed here include the current and previous round of Singles matches for Poole.

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. Bonus prizes must be claimed within 28 days using the link emailed to the player.

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).

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