Queensmead Tennis League

Welcome to the league!

Friendly, competitive tennis on Queensmead's public courts

You are just a step away from joining our mixed-sex, singles league for adults (aged 18+).

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!

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Join The League

New rounds for the Queensmead league start regularly. See next round dates and entry fees above. Entries close the Monday before a round starts. You are never committed to joining more than one round and round usually last eight weeks (ten weeks where we also run doubles rounds).

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We offer unbelievable prices on tennis balls. And league members get extra savings!


Friendly, competitive tennis in Queensmead!

Adult players of all standards are warmly invited to join this friendly league. Everyone is welcome.

This is how it works:

  • Players are organised into groups of up to 8 people of a similar standard
  • Contact details are emailed
  • Players arrange their own matches
  • It is a mixed sex, singles league, so men and women play each other
  • You can play on any court that suits both players

The league is:

  • For everybody!
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 certificate and tennis prizes
  • Where possible, winners of groups are promoted to the group above for the next round.

New to the league?

Click on the round you want to join (see the links above) and we will guide you though the process! You will be asked to pay the round fee and complete the player questionnaire which will help us get you great matches.

If you would like to register before you commit to a round, complete the form here...


Returning players

Choose the round you wish to join from your account page, or choose from the links at the top of the page. And let the tennis begin!

Getting started

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 contact us and we will be happy to help!

Primary Venues

Queensmead Sports Centre

Ruislip, London, HA4 0JE
Tel: 0208 845 6010
Opening Times:

Mon - Fri: 16:00 - 23:00
Sat: 08:00 - 17:00
Sun: 08:00 - 21:00


# of Outdoor Courts: 4


For round one, courts are FREE for league players. Generally, ccours cost Adults £10.00 per hour Juniors £6.00 per hour

Missing Something?

If you notice any of our venue information is out of date, missing court costs or opening hours please let us know.


"This was my first ever "official" tennis competition. It was a very enjoyable experience. A great way to meet new people," Ivan Fabijanic

Ivan Fabijanic

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Report your results

Collapse AllQueensmead Singles - Round 5 | Thursday 1 December 2016 to Wednesday 8 February 2017 (Midpoint: Wednesday 4 January 2017)

Current Rankings:

  1. Deepak Arora 9.2 [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Neville Blackie [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Ivan Fabijanic 9.2 [W2, L3] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Richard Woodnorth [W2, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Steve Grace [L5] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Jemima Lee [W1] 2
  7. Julie Fabijanic [L1] 1

Match Results:

Richard Woodnorth bt Ivan Fabijanic (Jan 20) 6-3, 6-7 (2-7), 6-4
Reveal CommentNeville Blackie bt Ivan Fabijanic (Jan 14) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Match was enjoyable, and played in a good spirit. First set had many breaks of serve, but the second was much tighter. Several games could've gone either way. Hopefully we can play again Ivan!"  -- Neville
Reveal CommentJemima Lee bt Steve Grace (Jan 8) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Jemima, rainy at the start but glad we persevered as it did brighten up, although in terms of the tennis, you were too strong for me, glad luck with the rest of the matches "  -- Steve
Richard Woodnorth bt Steve Grace (Jan 2) 5-7, 7-5, 6-2
Reveal CommentIvan Fabijanic bt Julie Fabijanic (Jan 2) 4-6, 4-2 Julie Fabijanic Retired

Player Comments:

  • "Unfortunatelly Julie had to retire due to a serious ankle injury in the middle of the second set. It was a great match up to that point - very, very close. Best of luck with the recovery!"  -- Ivan
Reveal CommentIvan Fabijanic bt Steve Grace (Dec 28) 7-5, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "We invented a new sport on the tarmac courts at The Cavendish, ice skating Tennis, Ivan was better at it then me, thanks for the match was good to work off a bit of turkey"  -- Steve
Reveal CommentNeville Blackie bt Steve Grace (Dec 23) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Cheers Neville, thanks for the match, hopefully I can't get going a bit quicker if we play again"  -- Steve
Reveal CommentDeepak Arora bt Ivan Fabijanic (Dec 20) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Ivan"  -- Deepak
Reveal CommentDeepak Arora bt Neville Blackie (Dec 20) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Match was closer than what scores suggest, lot of long rallies. Feeling good with straight sets wins. Thanks Neville"  -- Deepak
Reveal CommentNeville Blackie bt Richard Woodnorth (Dec 16) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable game played in a good spirit. Second set was tight, just a few points either way deciding it."  -- Neville
Reveal CommentDeepak Arora bt Richard Woodnorth (Dec 13) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "thanks for the match Richard. Enjoyed playing with you"  -- Deepak
Reveal CommentDeepak Arora bt Steve Grace (Dec 6) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Deepak, it actually turned out a bit closer than I expected :)"  -- Steve

Current Rankings:

  1. Steve Preston [W6] 14 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Ross Joynes 10.1 [W4, L1] 8
  3. Rob Parsons 10.2 [W3, L2] 7
  4. Peter Jones [W1, L4] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Clark Foran [W1, L2] 2
  6. Elizabeth Almond 9.2 [W1, L2] 2
  7. Brian Collinge [L5] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  8. Ishan Soni 10.2

Match Results:

Reveal CommentRob Parsons bt Elizabeth Almond (Jan 22) 6-3, 7-6 (7-3)

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Elizabeth. Very close in the end. Lovely clear day even if a bit on the chill side."  -- Rob
Ross Joynes bt Clark Foran (Jan 22) 6-2, 6-1
Reveal CommentSteve Preston bt Elizabeth Almond (Jan 22) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Finally managed to pay having been too icy the day before. Enjoyable match in glorious winter sunshine. Thanks for the game Elizabeth and I would love to have your serve to go with my game! "  -- Steve
Ross Joynes bt Rob Parsons (Jan 15) 7-5, 6-7 (4-7), 6-1
Clark Foran bt Brian Collinge (Jan 12) 6-1, 6-0
Rob Parsons bt Brian Collinge (Jan 7) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentSteve Preston bt Peter Jones (Jan 5) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great to meet you Peter. You worked really hard and will definitely improve greatly playing in the league and building your confidence. Enjoyed our chat afterwards too. Good luck with your remaining matches :) "  -- Steve
Reveal CommentSteve Preston bt Rob Parsons (Dec 28) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game, Rob and great we made it at the 2nd attempt, having been frozen off in the morning! Despite the score, well done for fighting to the end. "  -- Steve
Peter Jones bt Brian Collinge (Dec 18) 6-1, 6-2
Reveal CommentSteve Preston bt Clark Foran (Dec 17) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Excellent match, despite the fog, with many great, long rallies! Somewhat flattering scoreline. "  -- Steve
Reveal CommentElizabeth Almond bt Peter Jones (Dec 17) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A great match on an early misty Saturday morning on the Cavendish courts. Peter doesn't give up on any ball!!"  -- Elizabeth
Steve Preston bt Ross Joynes (Dec 11) Walkover
Rob Parsons bt Peter Jones (Dec 10) 6-4, 6-3
Ross Joynes bt Brian Collinge (Dec 10) 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentSteve Preston bt Brian Collinge (Dec 6) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great to meet you Brian. Apologies for the somewhat unfair match up but neither of our fault! Good luck with the rest of your matches and you will definitely benefit and improve from the match play. "  -- Steve
Ross Joynes bt Peter Jones (Dec 4) 6-2, 6-4


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

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 free can of balls which we will post to you.


Player, [LTA rating], [win/loss/tie tally], points won


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