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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
  • For 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 their ITF World Tennis Number
  • 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 play 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

See here for the complete rules and regulations.


Getting started

New players will need to create an account with us and include their LTA Advantage Number before joining a Round. Once you’ve signed up, and for returning players, you can join the next Round here.

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.

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If you notice any of our venue information is out of date, missing court costs or opening hours, please let us know.


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 »
Report your results

Collapse AllPoole Singles - Round 32 | Thursday 25 August 2022 to Wednesday 19 October 2022 (Midpoint: Wednesday 21 September 2022)

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Simon Vening 3 3 0 2 8 WWW
2 Cliff Sorge 5 3 2 2 8 WWLL
3 Patrik Huber 3 3 0 0 6 WWW
4 Tim Hubbard 5 2 3 2 6 LWLW
5 Florin Ismailciuc 4 1 3 2 5 LLLW
6 Sam Ryan 4 0 4 2 5 LLLL
7 Michael Lee 2 1 1 0 2 LW

Match Results:

Cliff Sorge bt Tim Hubbard (Sep 27) 6-3, 6-3
Reveal CommentPatrik Huber bt Michael Lee (Sep 23) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "It was good to see you after such a long time, Michael. I was a bit more consistent today which helped me to secure the win.. Take care and good luck to your remaining games. "  -- Patrik
Reveal CommentCliff Sorge bt Sam Ryan (Sep 18) 6-4, 3-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Sam very enjoyable game, keep pushing."  -- Cliff
Tim Hubbard bt Florin Ismailciuc (Sep 17) 3-6, 6-3, 6-2
Reveal CommentMichael Lee bt Cliff Sorge (Sep 17) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great Match Cliff, you played some really good tennis. "  -- Michael
Patrik Huber bt Tim Hubbard (Sep 16) 7-5, 7-5
Reveal CommentTim Hubbard bt Sam Ryan (Sep 15) 6-4, 4-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • " Sam played a tricky game serving well to least favourite side, and my serve faltered a bit. Lots of balls came close to the base line, hard to get back. Running for balls placed awkwardly for me to get I feel I got exercise and worked hard for my points. An enjoyable game."  -- Tim
Reveal CommentPatrik Huber bt Florin Ismailciuc (Sep 10) 7-6 (7-3), 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very competitive, intense and very enjoyable as always, Florin. I think those mistakes at the net did cost you a better result. If we had played a third set, I think I would have probably died. 😁 I look forward to playing you again. Good luck to your remaining games. "  -- Patrik
Reveal CommentSimon Vening bt Sam Ryan (Sep 1) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good meeting you Sam and thanks for a competitive match. You covered the court really well and hit some tidy winners. The score line is a little flattering, I just nicked some key points. Best of luck with the rest of your matches and hopefully we’ll play again sometime."  -- Simon
Reveal CommentSimon Vening bt Tim Hubbard (Aug 29) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Cheers for the game Tim. You hit pretty consistent ground strokes and put away some nice volleys. All the best. "  -- Simon
Reveal CommentSimon Vening bt Cliff Sorge (Aug 28) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Cliff. Enjoy the rest of the round and see you next time."  -- Simon
Reveal CommentCliff Sorge bt Florin Ismailciuc (Aug 27) 6-1, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "That was a tough second set don't know how I won it! Many thanks for the game, good to play, see you again soon I hope."  -- Cliff
Reveal CommentFlorin Ismailciuc bt Sam Ryan (Aug 26) 6-4, 3-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Nice to meet you Sam. Very intense match with many competitive rallies. I was very fortunate to win the 1st set after I was down 1-4. In the 2nd set you have had an impressive consistency. In the last set I had the chance to take an early lead which finally made the difference. Really enjoyed the match and good luck with your remaining matches!"  -- Florin

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Sue Eales 6 5 1 2 13 WLWW
2 Joshua Parkin 4 4 0 2 10 WWWW
3 Peter Livesey 4 2 2 2 6 LLWW
4 Bradley Hutchings 4 1 3 2 5 LLWL
5 Mike Hilton 2 1 1 0 2 LW
6 Nigel Sharp 3 1 2 0 2 WLL
7 Stephen Pike 5 0 5 2 2 LLLL

Match Results:

Joshua Parkin bt Bradley Hutchings (Sep 29) 6-2, 6-0
Reveal CommentSue Eales bt Mike Hilton (Sep 27) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a great match Mike. We had some very competitive rallies. See you soon!"  -- Sue
Reveal CommentNigel Sharp bt Stephen Pike (Sep 26) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Spike, we had some good rallies and I look forward to playing you again"  -- Nigel
Joshua Parkin bt Sue Eales (Sep 20) 3-6, 6-2, 6-4
Reveal CommentSue Eales bt Bradley Hutchings (Sep 19) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great rallies, and real battle in the 2nd set. Thanks for a great match Bradley."  -- Sue
Joshua Parkin bt Peter Livesey (Sep 19) 6-4, 6-4
Reveal CommentSue Eales bt Peter Livesey (Sep 18) 7-6 (8-6), 7-6 (7-4)

Player Comments:

  • "A really close match! And thank you for sweeping the court afterwards Peter."  -- Sue
Reveal CommentMike Hilton bt Stephen Pike (Sep 18) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "As ever a really enjoyable match. Best shots of the match: some ripping running forehand winners from Spike!"  -- Mike
Joshua Parkin bt Nigel Sharp (Sep 17) 6-0, 6-1
Reveal CommentBradley Hutchings bt Stephen Pike (Sep 11) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for booking a nice afternoon in Poole Park Spike. Can’t believe the one I thought I’d put away and you somehow got it back almost from the other court!"  -- Bradley
Reveal CommentSue Eales bt Stephen Pike (Sep 6) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Spike. Some really close games and lots of deuce games. Well played."  -- Sue
Reveal CommentSue Eales bt Nigel Sharp (Sep 5) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Nigel for a great match. Some really close games, tough rallies and a really good workout in humid conditions. (I may have reported the score slightly wrong, so feel free to correct it). Enjoy the rest of your matches!"  -- Sue
Peter Livesey bt Stephen Pike (Sep 3) 6-0, 6-0
Peter Livesey bt Bradley Hutchings (Sep 2) 1-6, 6-2, 6-3


Looking for previous matches? Visit the Poole archive. 

The results listed here include the current and previous Rounds matches for Poole.

Scoring Information:

You earn one point for every set you win. Players who play 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: 

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).


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