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!

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Rosemary Gardens Tennis Centre
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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
  • 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!


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Primary Venues

Rosemary Gardens

Southgate Road, London, N1 3JP
Tel: 0203 793 6880
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Other Venues

Clissold Park

Green Lanes, London, N16 0HY
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Hackney Downs

Downs Park Road, London, E5 8NP
Tel: 020 8800 0680
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Highbury Fields

Highbury Place, London, N5 1HP
Tel: 020 7226 2334
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Islington Tennis Centre

Market Road, London, N7 9PL
Tel: 020 7700 1370
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Millfields

Chatsworth Road, Lond, E5 9RA
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Collapse AllRosemary Gardens Singles - Round 13 | Thursday 21 November 2019 to Wednesday 29 January 2020 (Midpoint: Wednesday 25 December 2019)

Current Rankings:

  1. Arnold Law 9.1 [W2, L1, UF1] 6
  2. Thomas Zekulich [W1, L1, UF1] 3
  3. Alan Revel 8.1 [W1, UF1] 2
  4. Alex Hicks 7.2 [W1, L1] 2
  5. Omer Cavusoglu 9.2 [UF1] 1
  6. Martin Wagner [L2]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentThomas Zekulich bt Arnold Law (Jan 18) 6-1, 2-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Good match!"  -- Thomas
Reveal CommentArnold Law bt Martin Wagner (Dec 29) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Martin has good spin on his strokes. It is the first time he join the league after picking up tennis again recently so it is challenging. Keep playing and good luck with the matches."  -- Arnold
Reveal CommentAlan Revel v Thomas Zekulich (Dec 16) 5-7, 6-6 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "A good two hours of tennis - at 2-5 down in the second set I thought we were in for an early finish but managed to claw my way back into it, saving a few match points along the way. Thanks Tom and let's hope we can finish the match."  -- Alan
Reveal CommentAlan Revel bt Martin Wagner (Dec 11) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "A little one sided but was Martin's first match for several years. As the match went on you could see glimpses of Martin's potential as he hit some beautiful forehands and he has a tricky wide sliced serve which drags you way out of the court. No doubt when he is playing regularly he will be a much tougher prospect. "  -- Alan
Arnold Law bt Alex Hicks (Dec 7) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentArnold Law v Omer Cavusoglu (Nov 30) 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 3-2 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Arnold to serve"  -- Arnold
Alex Hicks bt Thomas Zekulich (Nov 24) 7-5, 6-0

Current Rankings:

  1. Iain Loggie 9.2 [W2] 4
  2. Ben Mason 8.2 [W1, L1] 3
  3. David Beales 8.1 [W1, L2] 2
  4. Jamie Riggs-long 9.1 [L1]
  5. James Brookner
  6. Michael Heaven

Match Results:

Reveal CommentIain Loggie bt Ben Mason (Jan 18) 6-3, 3-6, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A great match on a sunny morning at Highbury. Unfortunately we were delayed starting due to an icy court so for the third set we decided to play short format up to 4 (score was 4-1 not 6-1 as recorded). Once we got underway it was a very close and entertaining match with lots of very long games! Cheers."  -- Iain
Reveal CommentIain Loggie bt David Beales (Jan 12) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A good Sunday morning game played under slightly blustery conditions! "  -- Iain
Reveal CommentBen Mason bt David Beales (Dec 18) 7-5, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "almost comedically windy"  -- Ben
David Beales bt Jamie Riggs-long (Nov 30) 6-1, 6-1

Current Rankings:

  1. Kipras Gureckas [W4] 8
  2. Alex Mckevitt [W2, L3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Gaspard D'Hautefeuille [W2, L2] 5
  4. Tim Astley [W2, L1] 4
  5. James Cochrane [L2]
  6. Patrick Elliott [L2]

Match Results:

Kipras Gureckas bt Gaspard D'Hautefeuille (Jan 18) 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentGaspard D'Hautefeuille bt Patrick Elliott (Jan 16) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great match as Patrick got very good tennis serves. Was brave to play during the last 30 mins where court conditions were quite special with rain going on."  -- Gaspard
Alex Mckevitt bt James Cochrane (Jan 12) 6-4, 6-4
Kipras Gureckas bt Tim Astley (Jan 12) 6-3, 7-5
Tim Astley bt Alex Mckevitt (Jan 6) 4-6, 6-1, 6-2
Kipras Gureckas bt James Cochrane (Jan 5) 6-1, 6-2
Reveal CommentTim Astley bt Gaspard D'Hautefeuille (Jan 4) 4-6, 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "I lacked endurance and strength to beat Tim who was doing less mistakes from the second set and was attacking me more while I was no longer running enough."  -- Gaspard
Gaspard D'Hautefeuille bt Alex Mckevitt (Dec 17) 6-7 (6-8), 6-4, 7-5
Alex Mckevitt bt Patrick Elliott (Dec 11) 6-2, 6-2
Kipras Gureckas bt Alex Mckevitt (Dec 1) 4-2, 4-1

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)