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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.


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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If you notice any of our venue information is out of date, missing court costs or opening hours, please let us know.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 38 | Thursday 26 October 2023 to Wednesday 20 December 2023 (Midpoint: Wednesday 22 November 2023)

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Simon Vening 3 3 0 2 13 WWW
2 Richard Day 3 3 0 2 13 WWW
3 Andrew Murray 5 3 2 2 13 WLWL
4 Cliff Sorge 3 2 1 2 10 WWL
5 Michael Hilton 4 2 2 2 10 LWLW
6 Sue Eales 6 0 6 2 10 LLLL
7 Florin Ismailciuc 4 1 3 2 8 WLLL

Match Results:

Andrew Murray bt Michael Hilton (Dec 2) 6-0, 6-4
Reveal CommentRichard Day bt Sue Eales (Dec 2) 7-5, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great battle. "  -- Richard
Reveal CommentSimon Vening bt Andrew Murray (Nov 29) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Andy, the score doesn’t really do you justice. Loads of running required on my part to keep up! Hope to play again in a future round."  -- Simon
Reveal CommentFlorin Ismailciuc bt Sue Eales (Nov 25) 3-6, 6-0, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Another 3 sets match between us Sue! As usual very close and with many competitive rallies. All the best for your remaining matches and looking forward to playing against you in the next round!"  -- Florin
Reveal CommentAndrew Murray bt Sue Eales (Nov 19) 6-7 (2-7), 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "It's never easy playing in a storm! Well played Sue, best of luck for the rest of your games"  -- Andrew
Reveal CommentCliff Sorge bt Florin Ismailciuc (Nov 18) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Well.played Florin you pushed me hard in the 2nd set. Hope you feel better soon."  -- Cliff
Reveal CommentSimon Vening v Richard Day (Nov 17) 6-3, 4-6 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Good match Rich, very competitive."  -- Simon
Reveal CommentMichael Hilton bt Sue Eales (Nov 17) 7-6 (7-1), 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "A very tough battle that ebbed and flowed throughout."  -- Michael
Reveal CommentRichard Day bt Andrew Murray (Nov 14) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great match "  -- Richard
Reveal CommentRichard Day bt Michael Hilton (Nov 11) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great match "  -- Richard
Reveal CommentCliff Sorge bt Sue Eales (Nov 11) 6-2, 7-6 (7-2)

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Sue good second set from you well played."  -- Cliff
Reveal CommentSimon Vening bt Florin Ismailciuc (Nov 11) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Florin, some great shots from the baseline. Your game is much more consistent and controlled these days. See you in the next one."  -- Simon
Reveal CommentAndrew Murray bt Cliff Sorge (Nov 5) 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (9-7)

Player Comments:

  • "Cheers Cliff, tough game in the wind and right down to the wire!"  -- Andrew
Reveal CommentSimon Vening bt Sue Eales (Nov 5) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Cheers Sue, a rain-free day at last! Not your preferred surface but you adapted well to the damp conditions. Thanks for an enjoyable match and best wishes for the rest of the round."  -- Simon
Michael Hilton bt Florin Ismailciuc (Nov 5) 6-3, 6-4

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Peter Livesey 5 3 2 2 13 LLWW
2 Charles Parsons 4 4 0 0 12 WWWW
3 Sally Revell 4 4 0 0 12 WWWW
4 Craig Stokes 5 1 4 2 9 LLWL
5 Agnes Kalemba 4 0 4 2 7 LLLL
6 Dinko Georgiev 3 1 2 0 5 LLW
7 Arabella Redford 1 0 1 0 3 L

Match Results:

Reveal CommentCharles Parsons bt Craig Stokes (Dec 2) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, score doesn’t reflect the match! Thanks Craig "  -- Charles
Reveal CommentSally Revell bt Craig Stokes (Dec 1) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "I think we both deserve points for playing in such freezing conditions, you could hear the crunch of frost on the court as the match went on. Glad we finally got it played and hope your shoulder's better soon!" -- Sally
Reveal CommentCharles Parsons bt Dinko Georgiev (Dec 1) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good match on very cold evening! Thanks Dinko"  -- Charles
Reveal CommentCharles Parsons bt Peter Livesey (Nov 28) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good game and a good hit after, thanks Peter!"  -- Charles
  • "Well played today Charles - too good for me in all departments - fast around the court, consistent strokes, accurate placements - you name it. But I enjoyed the match and despite the scoreline the second set at least brought some longer rallies and I felt it was a bit more closely contested. All the best in your remaining matches. Cheers" -- Peter
Agnes Kalemba v Arabella Redford (Nov 27) 6-7 (6-8) TBC
Reveal CommentCharles Parsons bt Agnes Kalemba (Nov 26) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Good match with some really good rally’s. Thanks for the game."  -- Charles
Reveal CommentSally Revell bt Peter Livesey (Nov 25) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match on a sunny but chilly Saturday morning, and the hit after... and good luck for the rest of your matches!" -- Sally
  • "A great day for tennis at East Dorset today Well played Sally - once again you were too consistent for me; especially with those put away shots deep into the corners and several ungettable tramline huggers. All the best in your remaining matches" -- Peter
Reveal CommentPeter Livesey bt Arabella Redford (Nov 20) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good to meet you today Arabella Not the easiest of conditions for tennis but at least the rain stayed away. All the best for your remaining matches"  -- Peter
Reveal CommentSally Revell bt Dinko Georgiev (Nov 18) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Tricky playing in the wind and we needed the floodlights too, plus your first match on clay... so not the easiest conditions! Thanks for the match" -- Sally
Reveal CommentCraig Stokes bt Agnes Kalemba (Nov 18) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, thanks Agnes. Really enjoyed the long rallies in what was a more competitive match than the score suggests. Good luck with your future matches !"  -- Craig
Reveal CommentSally Revell bt Agnes Kalemba (Nov 11) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Nice to play at Branksome just a shame the court was a bit slippy, you did well to stay on your feet at times! Thanks for the match" -- Sally
Reveal CommentDinko Georgiev bt Craig Stokes (Nov 11) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thank you for setting up the match Craig and it was nice to meet you and play in a really sunny weather.Good luck with the remaining games and see you soon hopefully. "  -- Dinko
Reveal CommentPeter Livesey bt Agnes Kalemba (Nov 7) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A sunny rain free day at Branksome for our match today but slippery underfoot and both of us started off cautiously. Quite a few of the games went to deuce and with your accurate drop shot I was lucky not to get caught out more often at the back of the court. Good luck in your other games Agnes and looking forward to playing again"  -- Peter
Reveal CommentPeter Livesey bt Craig Stokes (Nov 5) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good to meet you today Craig and thanks for organising the court for us It was so good to be playing again after all these weeks of wet weather. Great weather for tennis in fact and so we shouldn't really complain about the sun in our eyes but it was so bad at one end that we both had to resort to wearing sunspecs. Wishing you all the best in your remaining matches "  -- Peter


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.