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If you notice any of our venue information is out of date, missing court costs or opening hours please let us know.


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
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 »


Chatsworth Road, Lond, E5 9RA
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Collapse AllRosemary Gardens Singles - Round 14 | Thursday 20 February 2020 to Wednesday 15 April 2020 (Midpoint: Wednesday 18 March 2020)

Current Rankings:

  1. Arnold Law 9.1 [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Alex Hicks 7.2 [W3, L1] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Artem Kalugin 8.2 [L2] 2
  4. Ernest Storga [L2]
  5. Kipras Gureckas [L2]
  6. Ilya Blanter

Match Results:

Alex Hicks bt Artem Kalugin (Mar 20) 6-1, 6-7 (6-8), 6-3
Alex Hicks bt Kipras Gureckas (Mar 14) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentArnold Law bt Alex Hicks (Mar 7) 5-7, 6-4, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Very close match. Alex lost a little focus on the last set, otherwise it could have gone either way."  -- Arnold
Alex Hicks bt Ernest Storga (Mar 7) 6-3, 6-1
Reveal CommentArnold Law bt Kipras Gureckas (Mar 1) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great day to play tennis except for occasional strong wind. Second set was much closer and we played many deuces."  -- Arnold
Reveal CommentArnold Law bt Artem Kalugin (Feb 29) 4-6, 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "What a day! We experienced sun, wind, rain, hail in 2 hours. It was a very close match but it would have been more enjoyable with better weather."  -- Arnold
Reveal CommentArnold Law bt Ernest Storga (Feb 23) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • " We had very enjoyable tennis although it was very windy sometimes and a little slippery. "  -- Arnold

Current Rankings:

  1. Hector Williamson [W1] 2
  2. Tim Astley [W1, L1] 2
  3. Gaspard D'Hautefeuille [L1] 1
  4. Alex Mckevitt
  5. Douglas Mascarenhas-Keyes
  6. Jim Sykes

Match Results:

Reveal CommentHector Williamson bt Tim Astley (Mar 15) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Had a good hit with Tim, great fun"  -- Hector
Tim Astley bt Gaspard D'Hautefeuille (Mar 9) 4-6, 6-4, 7-5

Current Rankings:

  1. Luca Bariola [W2] 4
  2. Jamie Riggs-long 9.1 [W1, L1] 2
  3. Alex Covella [L1]
  4. James Cochrane [L1]
  5. Andrew Swaffer
  6. Iuliia Nekrasova

Match Results:

Reveal CommentLuca Bariola bt Jamie Riggs-long (Mar 11) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Jamie "  -- Luca
Reveal CommentJamie Riggs-long bt James Cochrane (Mar 6) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good game James, thanks."  -- Jamie
Reveal CommentLuca Bariola bt Alex Covella (Feb 25) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thank Alex , it was cold but fun ."  -- Luca


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) 

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)