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Local Tennis Leagues is for anyone, no matter your tennis experience. Play YOUR way. 

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Local Tennis Leagues is a place for friendly tennis, where you can meet like-minded people and make new friends.

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HOW IT WORKS:

  • 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

THE LEAGUE IS:

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

KEY POINTS:

  • 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

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If you notice any of our venue information is out of date, missing court costs or opening hours please let us know.

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Primary Venues

Canoe Lake Leisure

Southsea, Portsmouth, PO4 9RG Tel: full venue details »

Portsmouth Tennis Centre

Alex Way, Portsmouth, PO2 9AD Tel: 023 9320 0402 full venue details »

Portsmouth Tennis Academy

Burnaby Road, Portsmouth, PO1 2EL Tel: 023 9273 0082 full venue details »

Milton Park

Milton Road, Southsea, Portsmouth, PO4 8PR Tel: full venue details »

Priory Community Sports Centre

Fawcett Road, Southsea, Portsmouth, PO4 0DL Tel: 02392 863035 full venue details »

Drayton Park

Lower Drayton Lane, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO6 2HD Tel: full venue details »

Other Venues

Cosham Park

Portsmouth Road, Cosham, Portsmouth, PO6 2AE Tel: full venue details »

ROKO Portsmouth Limited

Copnor Road, Portsmouth, PO3 5EW Tel: 02392 651400 full venue details »

Club Venues

Southsea Tennis Club

Clarence Esplanade, Southsea, Portsmouth, PO4 0XP Tel: 023 9282 4693 full venue details »

Wickham Community Tennis Club

Fareham Road, Wickham, Fareham, Hampshire, PO17 5DE Tel: 01329 830149 full venue details »

"I was not expecting to win the group. I am really happy about it,"

Robbie Raio

"Looking forward to some good tennis - keep up the good work. It is very much appreciated,"

Mike Carrington

"Great platform to showcase local talent and good people. Well organised by the league, I will be playing again!",

Josh Callaway

"A valuable first competitive experience. It has taught me that I can compete at a higher level and also encouraged me to work harder to be a better player,"

James Missen

"​I had an amazing time playing in the league as usual. I find it exciting meeting new people and not knowing what I'm walking into - it gives me butterflies in my stomach the same as I used to get before stepping on stage in front of hundreds of people"
 

Robert Darling

"Thank you for running the leagues and hope you keep increasing with participation as I'm sure you will. It's good to see everyone involved was enjoying every match and it gives everyone the chance to meet new people to play against,"

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Collapse AllPortsmouth Singles - Round 45 | Thursday 8 April 2021 to Wednesday 2 June 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 5 May 2021)

Current Rankings:

  1. Adina Luana Tiulea 10.2 [W2] 4
  2. Daniel Lopez [L1] 1
  3. Daniel Alexandru Rada [L1] 1
  4. Jay Smith 8.1
  5. Lewis Richards 8.1
  6. Paul Whittenham 7.2
  7. Terry Lawrence

Match Results:

Reveal CommentAdina Luana Tiulea bt Daniel Lopez (Apr 15) 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "It was first time playing with Daniel , i ve enjoyed it ! Great match , impressive shots and it could be the other way round ! Well played and thank you ! "  -- Adina Luana
Reveal CommentAdina Luana Tiulea bt Daniel Alexandru Rada (Apr 13) 6-3, 6-7 (5-7), 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great shots , great match ! Thank you"  -- Adina Luana

Current Rankings:

  1. Derek Allaway 6.2 [W1] 2
  2. George Knight [L1]
  3. David Robertson
  4. Dorin Vrasmas
  5. Mitchell Talbot 9.2
  6. Richard Hebbes
  7. Toby Brion

Match Results:

Reveal CommentDerek Allaway bt George Knight (Apr 14) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Could of been so different if George's serve had been firing but nice to meet him and hopefully the rest of his matches will prove that this score was a fluke. "  -- Derek

Current Rankings:

  1. Adam Bond
  2. Alex White
  3. Dennis Greenwood
  4. Florin Condurache
  5. Param Rai
  6. Sorin Botezatu
  7. Tim Durham

Current Rankings:

  1. Luke Tuffs [W1] 2
  2. Maksims Afanasjevs 10.1 [W1] 2
  3. Martin Finch 9.1 [L2]
  4. David Simmons 10.1
  5. Matt Roberts
  6. Mike Roibu
  7. Pepetua Chisenga
  8. Sarah Close

Match Results:

Reveal CommentMaksims Afanasjevs bt Martin Finch (Apr 14) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very good return of serves. Good game Martin. "  -- Maksims
Reveal CommentLuke Tuffs bt Martin Finch (Apr 11) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Martin, thoroughly enjoyed playing on the turf. Good luck with the rest of your matches!"  -- Luke

Current Rankings:

  1. Alex Prunean [W1] 2
  2. Miriam Mclean [W1, L1] 2
  3. Katherine Sim [L1]
  4. Helen Slaven
  5. Kevin White 10.2
  6. Lyuba Anderton 10.2
  7. Simon Porter

Match Results:

Reveal CommentMiriam Mclean bt Katherine Sim (Apr 14) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good to meet you had a great game nice and relaxed 😎 I imagine this will be the one and only time I will beat you tho some great shots 👌🏼🎾"  -- Miriam
Reveal CommentAlex Prunean bt Miriam Mclean (Apr 11) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "First league match for both of us and it was great to play against Miriam again and play with Toby before and after the game. The scoreline doesn't do her justice, though. We had some really good rallies and many games reached several deuces. Good luck with the rest of the matches. A pleasure like always! "  -- Alex

Results

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

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).

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

Collapse AllPortsmouth Doubles - Round 5 | Thursday 5 March 2020 to Monday 23 March 2020 (Midpoint: Wednesday 8 April 2020)

Final Rankings:

  1. Harry Thuillier & Paul Whittenham [W1] 2
  2. Matthew Wilde & Chris Wilde [W1] 2
  3. Lynne Foster & Caron Howe [L2]
  4. Dennis Greenwood & Andy Perkins
  5. Joe Dobney & Steve Dobney
  6. Neil Crawford & Ingrid Cole
  7. Roger Jarman & Chris Martin
  8. Roger Paxman & Paula OToole

Match Results:

Reveal CommentMatthew Wilde & Chris Wilde bt Lynne Foster & Caron Howe (Mar 20) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great fun match, that was played in a very friendly atmosphere, with lots of virtual high fives and a friendly mixed doubles set afterwards. All the best to Lynne and Caron for the rest of their matches, and look forward to playing them again. Only hope it is a little warmer wind wise next time."  -- Chris
Reveal CommentHarry Thuillier & Paul Whittenham bt Lynne Foster & Caron Howe (Mar 13) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Another very entertaining match with Caron and Lynne featuring many competitive rallies. Glorious day for tennis too and we took the opportunity to play a couple of mixed team sets afterwards which were both very close. Thank you ladies for the game and your company and look forward to a re-match in the next round."  -- Paul

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Portsmouth.
The results listed here include the current and previous Rounds of Doubles matches for Portsmouth.

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: 
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.