Friendly, competitive tennis on Regents Park'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 between 5 to 9 people of a similar standard
  • It is a mixed sex, singles league, so men and women play each other
  • Groups are put together by standard and there can be any combination of men and women in a group (we do not guarantee a balance of men and women and you could be the only man in a group of women or vice versa!)
  • Contact details are emailed and posted to each player's account page
  • Players arrange their own matches
  • You can play on any court that suits both players

The league is:

  • For everyone over the age of 18
  • 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 played to short-set format; if a set reaches 4 games all, the next game decides the set. If the match reaches a set all, a match tiebreak is played. (Long format matches may be played if both players agree.)
  • The evening before the round starts you will receive an email with all the contact details of the players in your group. Contact details are also posted to your Account Page
  • 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
  • A point is awarded for each set won and an extra a point is awarded for completing a match
  • 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 voucher for £20 to be spent in the Local Tennis League online shop. A winner's certificate is also posted to the winner's Account Page as a PDF file.
  • Where possible, winners of groups are promoted to the group above for the next round.

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 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

Regents Park Tennis Centre

York Bridge Road Inner Circle, London, NW1 4NU
Tel: 0207 486 4216
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Other Venues

Cartwright Gardens

Kings Cross, London, WC1H 9EL
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Islington Tennis Centre

Market Road, London, N7 9PL
Tel: 020 7700 1370
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Swiss Cottage Leisure Centre

Adelaide Road, Camden, London, NW3 3NF
Tel: 020 7974 2012
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"​Thanks for the great organisation it has made it really easy to get back into tennis! I’ll definitely be back for next round,"

Mikhail Tokarczyk

"It was a pleasure to discover the league and take part in the games. I look forward to taking part again" 

Nathalie Villemer

 "Really enjoyed the league. My group was really active, friendly and fun. Looking forward to the next round!! Thanks to you both for setting up a great system for getting like-minded and like skilled players together for competitive matches!" 

Rob Baker

"Thanks a LOT - I have enjoyed playing,"

Felipe Larach

"I am so happy to have the experience of playing with all of these people. Thank you for setting this up!" 

Jean Smith

"It's been an enjoyable experience playing in the league"

Larry Berner

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Collapse AllRegents Park Singles - Round 41 | Thursday 6 December 2018 to Wednesday 13 February 2019 (Midpoint: Wednesday 9 January 2019)

Current Rankings:

  1. Rafael Vargas 7.2 [W3, L2] 14 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Stephane Leroy 8.1 [W3] 9
  3. Stephen Jones 6.2 [W2, L1] 7
  4. Martin Beecroft 5.2 [W2] 6
  5. Francesco Ferretti [L3] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Laurent Frisch 8.2 [L3] 3
  7. Michal Rydzkowski [L1] 1

Match Results:

Reveal CommentStephane Leroy bt Laurent Frisch (Jan 19) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "nice match with Laurent!"  -- Stephane
Stephen Jones bt Laurent Frisch (Jan 15) 4-0, 4-0
Reveal CommentStephane Leroy bt Rafael Vargas (Jan 11) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "What a match! Thanks God it's Friday as playing against Rafa requires a lot of energy and concentration. I look forward to the next match!"  -- Stephane
Stephen Jones bt Rafael Vargas (Jan 11) 3-6, 6-4, 6-4
Rafael Vargas bt Michal Rydzkowski (Jan 6) 6-1, 6-3
Reveal CommentStephane Leroy bt Francesco Ferretti (Jan 4) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great session indoor for good match conditions"  -- Stephane
Rafael Vargas bt Francesco Ferretti (Dec 21) 6-1, 6-0
Rafael Vargas bt Laurent Frisch (Dec 20) 6-1, 6-2
Martin Beecroft bt Francesco Ferretti (Dec 17) 5-3, 4-0
Martin Beecroft bt Stephen Jones (Dec 10) 4-2, 4-1

Current Rankings:

  1. Peter McGregor [W4] 14 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Gary Young [W1, L2] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Tim Maple-Foster [W1] 3
  4. Tom Shenstone 10.1 [L2] 2
  5. Pamela Henry 8.2 [L1] 1
  6. Alex Hicks 8.1 [L1] 1

Match Results:

Peter McGregor bt Alex Hicks (Jan 3) 6-2, 6-2
Peter McGregor bt Pamela Henry (Dec 22) 4-1, 4-0
Peter McGregor bt Tom Shenstone (Dec 22) 4-2, 5-3
Gary Young bt Tom Shenstone (Dec 15) 4-2, 5-4
Tim Maple-Foster bt Gary Young (Dec 9) 4-1, 4-2
Reveal CommentPeter McGregor bt Gary Young (Dec 8) 4-1, 4-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great game!" Peter

Current Rankings:

  1. Nick Lyell 10.2 [W2, L2] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Vipan Nar [W3] 11 includes 2 bonus points
  3. James Thornton 9.1 [W3, L1] 10
  4. Dylan Dryden 10.2 [L3] 5
  5. Bryony Wolf [L2] 2
  6. Simone Quadri 10.1

Match Results:

James Thornton bt Bryony Wolf (Jan 20) 4-0, 5-3
Reveal CommentNick Lyell bt Bryony Wolf (Jan 15) 4-0, 4-2

Player Comments:

  • "Really fun game, most games going to deuce - looking forward to the rematch."  -- Nick
James Thornton bt Dylan Dryden (Jan 12) 5-4, 4-2
Reveal CommentVipan Nar bt Dylan Dryden (Dec 29) 4-0, 0-4, 4-2

Player Comments:

  • "An enjoyable game and a tough opponent. A close shave. ."  -- Vipan
Reveal CommentNick Lyell bt Dylan Dryden (Dec 18) 1-4, 5-4, [10-7]

Player Comments:

  • "Really great game with Dylan on an early, cold and windy morning. Looking forward to the rematch after Christmas. "  -- Nick
James Thornton bt Nick Lyell (Dec 18) 4-1, 2-4, [10-8]
Reveal CommentVipan Nar bt James Thornton (Dec 15) 4-2, 4-1

Player Comments:

  • "A good game; luckily for me, James was coming back from a little time away from the court. He'll be getting better game by game i'm sure! "  -- Vipan
Reveal CommentVipan Nar bt Nick Lyell (Dec 13) 4-2, 4-5, [12-10]

Player Comments:

  • "A great battle. Nick pushed every step along the way; a good opponent. "  -- Vipan


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

Scoring Information:
You earn one point for every set you win and a point for completing a match. Players who complete three or more matches by the mid-point of the round receive 2 bonus points, and a bonus prize (typically a free can of HEAD tennis balls). Bonus prizes must be claimed within 28 days using the link posted to the player's Account page. The link is also emailed to players.

In this short-format approved league, matches tied at one set all may be completed with a matchtiebreak, and do count toward bonus points.

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) 

Reporters of results are encouraged to leave a comment on the "Report Your Score" form. Additional commentaries may be added by submitting a result revision (see the pencil icon next to your results)