Friendly, competitive tennis on Rosemary Gardens' public courts

You are just a step away from joining our mixed-sex, singles league for men and women (aged 18+) of all standards.

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!

Close matches, close by.

Rosemary Gardens Tennis Centre
Rosemary Gardens Tennis Centre

Want to Get Playing?

From the dates above, choose your round and click on the Join By link.

FREE TENNIS BALLS

Every player who completes three matches by the midway point of any round is sent a FREE can of tennis balls! Plus there are great offers all the time in our shop.

SHOP NOW!

Not quite ready? Register your interest and we'll get back to you

We will add you to the e-mail notifications of upcoming rounds. If you would like to stop receiving these e-mails just let us know

Subscribe to newlsetter
If you would like to receive a copy of our weekly newsletter, The Roundup, and information about special offers e.g. the Wimbledon ballot please check the subscribe box below.

Vertical Tabs

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
  • 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 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.

If there is anything else you need help with get in contact with Nigel, Sally and the team who will be happy to help!


Missing Something?

If you notice any of our venue information is out of date, missing court costs or opening hours please let us know.

UPDATE OUR VENUES

Primary Venues

Rosemary Gardens

Southgate Road, London, N1 3JP
Tel: 0203 793 6880
full venue details »

Other Venues

Clissold Park

Green Lanes, London, N16 0HY
full venue details »

Hackney Downs

Downs Park Road, London, E5 8NP
Tel: 020 8800 0680
full venue details »

Highbury Fields

Highbury Place, London, N5 1HP
Tel: 020 7226 2334
full venue details »

Islington Tennis Centre

Market Road, London, N7 9PL
Tel: 020 7700 1370
full venue details »

Millfields

Chatsworth Road, Lond, E5 9RA
full venue details »
No testimonials have been sent in about this league. Send us one now!

Play Here?

We want to know what you think of playing in this league and see photos from your matches. Contact us today for an opportunity to be featured on the site!

Feedback Form

Report your results

Collapse AllRosemary Gardens Singles - Round 11 | Thursday 27 June 2019 to Wednesday 21 August 2019 (Midpoint: Wednesday 24 July 2019)

Current Rankings:

  1. Etan Ilfeld 8.1 [W5] 10
  2. Giulio D'eramo [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Alex Hicks 7.2 [W2, L3, UF1] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Dario Llinares 8.2 [W1, L3, UF1] 4
  5. Justin Peterson [W1] 2
  6. Andreas Viljoen [L2, UF2] 1
  7. Phil Dean [L3]

Match Results:

Etan Ilfeld bt Phil Dean (Aug 17) 6-0, 6-1
Reveal CommentEtan Ilfeld bt Alex Hicks (Aug 10) 7-5, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Fun match with challenging and windy conditions."  -- Etan
Reveal CommentDario Llinares bt Phil Dean (Aug 8) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Phil is really good guy, enjoyed the game. I had a bit more of a consistent game today."  -- Dario
Reveal CommentAlex Hicks v Andreas Viljoen (Aug 8) 6-4, 3-6, 2-4 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Good close match so far. Alex serving 15:30."  -- Alex
Reveal CommentEtan Ilfeld bt Dario Llinares (Aug 1) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Lots of deuces!"  -- Etan
Reveal CommentGiulio D'eramo bt Andreas Viljoen (Jul 28) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyable game, lots of nice shots, some good backhand winners from Andreas. My shoulder still won’t allow me to serve but my forehand had a great day. Thank you andreas "  -- Giulio
Reveal CommentGiulio D'eramo bt Alex Hicks (Jul 24) 6-3, 1-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, thanks Alex "  -- Giulio
Reveal CommentEtan Ilfeld bt Giulio D'eramo (Jul 23) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great match. Giuliou's shoulder hurt so he couldn't serve (served underhanded instead) which gave me a big edge. nonetheless, lots of running and a great time."  -- Etan
Reveal CommentEtan Ilfeld bt Andreas Viljoen (Jul 21) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "excellent match with lots of running. had deuce in almost every game!"  -- Etan
Justin Peterson bt Alex Hicks (Jul 15) 6-2, 6-0
Reveal CommentAlex Hicks bt Dario Llinares (Jul 13) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A tricky match, Dario won a lot of points from aces and forced errors off 1st serves. Some very tricky drops shot returns made serving a real challenge too. Thank you."  -- Alex
Alex Hicks bt Phil Dean (Jul 6) 6-0, 6-1
Reveal CommentGiulio D'eramo bt Dario Llinares (Jul 5) 7-5, 3-6, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "good game on a sunny late afternoon, thanks dario"  -- Giulio
Dario Llinares v Andreas Viljoen (Jun 30) 6-1, 5-3 TBC

Current Rankings:

  1. Nikiforos Papatheodorou [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Ernest Storga [W2, L2] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Caroline Hibberd [W2, L1] 4
  4. Rob Goodwin 8.2 [W1, L3] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Ben Mason 8.2 [W1, L1] 3
  6. Henry Bird [L3] 1
  7. David Beales 8.1 withdrawn

Match Results:

Caroline Hibberd bt Henry Bird (Aug 16) 2-4, 4-2, 4-1
Reveal CommentNikiforos Papatheodorou bt Ben Mason (Aug 6) 5-7, 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "One of the best games I have played. Ben's precision is unbelievable. He was unlucky at some crucial points towards the end. Thanks for the great match, Ben, I really enjoyed it."  -- Nikiforos
Reveal CommentNikiforos Papatheodorou bt Ernest Storga (Jul 24) 3-6, 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Very demanding match with Ernest; really enjoyable looong rallies. Thanks Ernest and good luck with your remaining games."  -- Nikiforos
Ben Mason bt Ernest Storga (Jul 23) 6-4, 6-2
Ernest Storga bt Henry Bird (Jul 16) 4-0, 4-0
Reveal CommentNikiforos Papatheodorou bt Caroline Hibberd (Jul 14) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable match. It was quite close in almost all the games. Thanks for the great match, good luck in your remaining matches, Caroline."  -- Nikiforos
Rob Goodwin bt Henry Bird (Jul 11) 4-1, 4-1
Nikiforos Papatheodorou bt Rob Goodwin (Jul 9) 6-1, 7-6 (7-2)
Caroline Hibberd bt Rob Goodwin (Jul 7) 4-1, 4-1
Reveal CommentErnest Storga bt Rob Goodwin (Jul 6) 6-0, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable friendly game! Strong and precise service by Rob in the second set. - Thanks"  -- Ernest

Current Rankings:

  1. Joe Sandler Clarke 10.2 [W1, UF1] 3
  2. Alex Dupee [W1] 2
  3. Anne Marie Rafferty [W1] 2
  4. Niamh O'Kane [L2, UF2] 2
  5. Iona Seligman [L1, UF1]
  6. Jim Sykes

Match Results:

Niamh O'Kane v Iona Seligman (Aug 15) 6-4 TBC
Niamh O'Kane v Joe Sandler Clarke (Aug 8) 6-3, 3-6, 5-4 TBC
Reveal CommentAlex Dupee bt Niamh O'Kane (Jul 27) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A fun game despite a few spots of rain - thanks Niamh "  -- Alex
Reveal CommentAnne Marie Rafferty bt Niamh O'Kane (Jul 13) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "This was a fun match with some great rallies especially in the second set!"  -- Niamh
Joe Sandler Clarke bt Iona Seligman (Jul 12) 6-4, 6-1

Current Rankings:

  1. Jamie Riggs-long 9.2 [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Charilaos Latinopoulos 10.2 [W3, L1] 6
  3. Daniel Gazi Woodhall [W1, L2] 2
  4. Tara Mokijewski [L1]
  5. Ilker Caliskan [L3]
  6. Jenna Ward [L2]

Match Results:

Charilaos Latinopoulos bt Jenna Ward (Aug 11) 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentDaniel Gazi Woodhall bt Ilker Caliskan (Aug 5) 6-0, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match"  -- Daniel
Reveal CommentCharilaos Latinopoulos bt Daniel Gazi Woodhall (Jul 25) 6-2, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Daniel!"  -- Charilaos
Charilaos Latinopoulos bt Ilker Caliskan (Jul 21) 6-1, 6-2
Reveal CommentJamie Riggs-long bt Ilker Caliskan (Jul 15) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Ilker. "  -- Jamie
Reveal CommentJamie Riggs-long bt Daniel Gazi Woodhall (Jul 14) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match! "  -- Jamie
Reveal CommentJamie Riggs-long bt Jenna Ward (Jul 6) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Jenna for the match, good to play again. "  -- Jamie
Jamie Riggs-long bt Tara Mokijewski (Jul 4) Walkover
Reveal CommentJamie Riggs-long bt Charilaos Latinopoulos (Jun 29) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Let’s face it, it wasn’t the cleverest scheduling from me to suggest 12 o’clock on the hottest day of the year at 32 degrees. Thank you for a good match. "  -- Jamie

Results

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

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 (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) 

Comments:
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)