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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.

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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 any of the upcoming rounds above.

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 get in contact with Nigel, Sally and the team who will be happy to help!


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Cavendish Recreation Ground

Field End Road, Eastcote, London, HA4 9PG
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"This was my first ever "official" tennis competition. It was a very enjoyable experience. A great way to meet new people," Ivan Fabijanic

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Collapse AllQueensmead Singles - Round 6 | Thursday 2 March 2017 to Wednesday 26 April 2017 (Midpoint: Wednesday 29 March 2017)

Current Rankings:

  1. Steve Preston [W4, L1, UF1] 11 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Rupin Nathwani 8.2 [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Neville Blackie [W2, L1] 4
  4. Deepak Arora 9.1 [W2, UF1] 4
  5. Richard Woodnorth [L6] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Tahir Habib 9.1 [W1, L1] 2
  7. Ivan Fabijanic 9.2 [W1, L4] 2

Match Results:

Reveal CommentSteve Preston bt Ivan Fabijanic (Apr 22) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great to play you again, Ivan. The bright and early start set us up for the day! Some good long rallies so score somewhat flattering. "  -- Steve
Reveal CommentIvan Fabijanic bt Richard Woodnorth (Apr 21) 0-6, 7-6 (7-3), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "After a marathon match in the last round, we did it again. 2 hour match, with a lot of twists and turns of the score, ended up on a cliff hanger at 5:4 and a deuce on Richard's serve due to the flood lights going off at 10pm. We finished it this evening, almost a a month later. Thanks Richard for a great match!"  -- Ivan
Reveal CommentSteve Preston bt Richard Woodnorth (Apr 17) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great to meet you Richard and a most enjoyable morning. Many thanks for letting me play on the excellent court at Ricky. Shame you can't get your booming serves in more consistently, as you would be a real force! "  -- Steve
Reveal CommentNeville Blackie bt Richard Woodnorth (Apr 7) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable match. There was a crucial moment when I managed to hold my serve in the 2nd set at 3-2, 0-40. Richard missed a makeable volley at 30-40, and the match went my way. Hope to play you again Richard!"  -- Neville
Reveal CommentNeville Blackie bt Ivan Fabijanic (Apr 1) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game, Ivan. Best of luck for your remaining matches!"  -- Neville
Reveal CommentSteve Preston bt Tahir Habib (Mar 26) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely sunny day but with a surprisingly ferocious cross wind and high bouncing balls, which made it very challenging. Think I caught Tahir on a bad day, having had a very late night and struggled to get used to the conditions. Good luck with the rest of your matches. "  -- Steve
Reveal CommentRupin Nathwani bt Ivan Fabijanic (Mar 25) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Match played indoors , good to meet up with you again . Good luck for the rest of your matches . "  -- Rupin
Reveal CommentDeepak Arora bt Richard Woodnorth (Mar 24) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "great match with lot of deuces"  -- Deepak
Reveal CommentRupin Nathwani bt Steve Preston (Mar 22) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "We switched the match to indoors due to the wet weather today . Thanks for coming down . Played in good spirits , was good to catch up with you again . Good luck for the rest of your matches ." Rupin
  • "Thanks for the game, Rupin. You always make me work for every point, so every game I win is a bonus, especially on the super fast indoor court! I take the positives that it helps improve my game, even at my age :)" Steve
Reveal CommentTahir Habib bt Richard Woodnorth (Mar 19) 6-1, 3-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good game, the sixth game from 15-40 in the 3rd set to consolidate the earlier break was the one where match could have easily gone the other way. Great playing with Richard again. "  -- Tahir
Reveal CommentSteve Preston bt Neville Blackie (Mar 15) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable match in glorious spring sunshine! Good to meet you Neville and best of luck with the rest of your matches."  -- Steve
Reveal CommentDeepak Arora bt Ivan Fabijanic (Mar 13) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "very tight second set, thanks for the match Ivan"  -- Deepak
Reveal CommentRupin Nathwani bt Richard Woodnorth (Mar 12) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Very amicable match , played in good spirits . Great to meet someone new and chat about mutual friends . Good luck in your next matches . Cheers Rupin "  -- Rupin
Reveal CommentSteve Preston v Deepak Arora (Mar 5) 7-5, 1-0 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Really tight first set. We were eventually rained off after having sun, gales, dark cloud, light showers then driving rain! We had hoped to complete the match this weekend but have to reschedule due to Deepak being unwell. Now likely to be well into April due to other commitments and Deepak's holiday. "  -- Steve

Current Rankings:

  1. Advait Kapadia 8.2 [W3] 6
  2. Ross Joynes 10.1 [W2] 4
  3. Steve Grace [W1, L3] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Rob Parsons 10.1 [W1, L1] 2
  5. Peter Jones [L3] 1

Match Results:

Reveal CommentRob Parsons bt Steve Grace (Apr 22) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a good match Steve. Some great rallies and some very special shots such as your mid air reverse back hand smash whilst facing away from the net. Cheers mate hope to play again soon, Rob."  -- Rob
Ross Joynes bt Peter Jones (Apr 9) 6-1, 7-6 (7-0)
Reveal CommentAdvait Kapadia bt Peter Jones (Mar 30) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyed the game! Some good rallies and a lot of running!"  -- Advait
Reveal CommentAdvait Kapadia bt Rob Parsons (Mar 24) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Some really good rallies. Thanks for the game!"  -- Advait
Ross Joynes bt Steve Grace (Mar 12) 6-2, 6-0
Reveal CommentAdvait Kapadia bt Steve Grace (Mar 9) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Some great rallies, thanks for the game!"  -- Advait
Reveal CommentSteve Grace bt Peter Jones (Mar 4) 5-7, 7-6 (7-0), 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Peter, thanks for the match, really tight, a great way to spend Saturday afternoon, hope we play again"  -- Steve

Current Rankings:

  1. Ivo Mangiavacchi 10.2 [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Ronnie Davidson [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Dennis Tam [W2, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Brian Collinge [W1, L3] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Elvira Astolfi [L4] 2 includes 2 bonus points

Match Results:

Ivo Mangiavacchi bt Ronnie Davidson (Mar 30) 6-2, 6-3
Ronnie Davidson bt Elvira Astolfi (Mar 27) 6-1, 6-1
Ivo Mangiavacchi bt Elvira Astolfi (Mar 25) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentDennis Tam bt Brian Collinge (Mar 25) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "There were some great shots from Brian and it was a good game."  -- Dennis
Reveal CommentIvo Mangiavacchi bt Brian Collinge (Mar 23) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A nice match under floodlight, thank you Brian"  -- Ivo
Dennis Tam bt Elvira Astolfi (Mar 18) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentRonnie Davidson bt Brian Collinge (Mar 17) 6-3, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Many thanks Ronnie for a very enjoyable match, hope we will play each other again before too long."  -- Brian
Reveal CommentBrian Collinge bt Elvira Astolfi (Mar 12) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Elvira. I enjoyed our match despite the weather !"  -- Brian
Ronnie Davidson bt Dennis Tam (Mar 11) 6-1, 7-5
Reveal CommentIvo Mangiavacchi bt Dennis Tam (Mar 5) 6-1, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Dennis!"  -- Ivo

Results

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The results listed here include the current and previous rounds 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.

Legend: 
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