Friendly, competitive tennis on Redbridge'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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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.

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If you notice any of our venue information is out of date, missing court costs or opening hours please let us know.


Primary Venues

Redbridge Sports Centre

Forest Road, Barkingside, Essex, IG6 3HD
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Other Venues

Barkingside Recreation Ground

Mossford Green, Barkingside, Illford, Essex, IG6
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Barley Lane Recreation Ground

Barley Lane, Goodmayes, Essex, RM6 4RH
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Clayhall Park

Longwood Gardens, Clayhall, Illford, Essex, IG4 5NP
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Elmhurst Gardens

Fosters Close, South Woodford, London, E18 2RJ
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Goodmayes Park

Green Lane, Goodmayes, IG3 9PG
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Loxford Park

Loxford Lane, Ilford, London, Essex, IG1
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Ray Park

Snakes Lane East, Woodford Green, Essex, IG8 7NZ
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Seven Kings Park

Aldborough Road South, Seven Kings, Illford, Essex, IG3
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South Park

South Park Road, Essex, IG1 1SS
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Valentines Park

Perth Road, Essex, IG1 4XA
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"It was a really competitive and enjoyable round. Played a few new faces which was good to see. All matches were played in good spirit and my tennis has improved. Really looking forward to the next round. Thanks to the organisers Nigel and Sally, doing a tremendous job,"

Zafar Iqbal

I would firstly like to thank you both for the wonderful organisation of this league, this was the first time I entered anything competitive and I must say the regular updates and organisation was superb. I enjoyed myself very much!

"I wouldn’t be able to join any more league as I am moving abroad. I truly appreciate the effort you guys have put in this and would like to thank Nigel and you on your efforts on keeping people fit. I would miss you all and the exciting league," 

Riju Kodanath

"It is brilliant how you have organised this and am loving meeting new people for a  challenge!"


"The round was great. Enjoyable matches and plenty of fun,"

Luke Tunyich

"I really enjoyed this round of tennis, all though we didn't have the best weather. Looking forward to the next round. Keeps me motivated to stay fit and improve my tennis against all different types of players. Thanks for your dedication towards setting up and maintaining these leagues, keep it up!"

Zafar Iqbal

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Collapse AllRedbridge Singles - Round 29 | Thursday 26 January 2017 to Wednesday 22 March 2017 (Midpoint: Wednesday 22 February 2017)

Current Rankings:

  1. Zafar Iqbal 8.1 [W2, L1] 5
  2. Matthew Ngo [W2, L1] 4
  3. Stefano Franceschi 9.1 [W2, L1] 4
  4. Nikos Kouros 10.2 [L2]
  5. Ovid Hinds 8.2 [L1]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentMatthew Ngo bt Stefano Franceschi (Mar 5) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great match in not so good conditions. Stefano came out strong and lead the first set 3-1, however I managed to find my game and won 6-3. Stefano came out strong again in the second set and it was tied at 5-5 until I was able to break and win the second set. Thanks for the game!"  -- Matthew
Reveal CommentStefano Franceschi bt Zafar Iqbal (Feb 26) 6-2, 2-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "One of the most unbelievable matches I have ever played; Zafar had a slow start but dominated the whole 2nd set and until 5-1 in the third one. I managed to come back by saving 3 match points and closed 7-5. What a great game....congrats to Zafar that made me work so hard! Looking forward to playing him again in the next league!"  -- Stefano
Reveal CommentZafar Iqbal bt Nikos Kouros (Feb 12) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable and competitive two sets of tennis with Nikos. Nikos had a booming first serve, very effective on this indoor court. There were some tremendous rallies in between games, with Nikos covering a few hectares. If Nikos had more consistency on his serve and groundstrokes this could easily have gone his way. And just to underline this it took me 7 match points to eventually make it over the line. Thanks Nikos. "  -- Zafar
Matthew Ngo bt Nikos Kouros (Feb 11) 6-3, 6-3
Stefano Franceschi bt Ovid Hinds (Feb 8) 6-1, 6-2
Reveal CommentZafar Iqbal bt Matthew Ngo (Feb 5) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "First set was played under slippery conditions hence not very many long rallies. I settled in bit better then Matthew and took the first set 6-2. Second set i let a 4-1 lead slip as Matthew slowly got into the match. Matthew played some of his best tennis when the chips were down and managed to save about 4 match points. Luckily at 6-5 i closed out the game and match. If Matthew had kept his unforced errors down it could have been very different. Thanks Matthew. "  -- Zafar

Current Rankings:

  1. Faisal Chaudhry 9.2 [W3] 6
  2. Naved Hayat 9.2 [W1, L1] 3
  3. Mandeep Singh [L2]
  4. Shahan Mustafa 10.2 [L1]
  5. Ravi Tunuguntla 10.2
  6. Tadas Kanciauskas 10.2

Match Results:

Faisal Chaudhry bt Naved Hayat (Mar 11) 7-5, 3-6, 6-3
Faisal Chaudhry bt Mandeep Singh (Mar 5) 6-3, 6-0
Faisal Chaudhry bt Shahan Mustafa (Feb 18) 6-2, 6-2
Naved Hayat bt Mandeep Singh (Jan 29) 6-2, 6-3


Looking for previous matches? Visit the Redbridge archive.
The results listed here include the current and previous rounds for Redbridge. 

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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