Sefton Tennis League

Welcome to the league!

Friendly, competitive tennis on Sefton'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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Victoria Park
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New rounds for the Sefton league start regularly. See next round dates and entry fees above. Entries close the Monday before a round starts. You are never committed to joining more than one round and round usually last eight weeks (ten weeks where we also run doubles rounds).

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Friendly, competitive tennis in Sefton!

Adult players of all standards are warmly invited to join this friendly league. Everyone is welcome.

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.

New to the league?

Click on the round you want to join (see the links above) and we will guide you though the process! You will be asked to pay the round fee and complete the player questionnaire which will help us get you great matches.

If you would like to register before you commit to a round, complete the form here...

PLAYER QUESTIONNAIRE

Returning players

Choose the round you wish to join from your account page, or choose from the links at the top of the page. And let the tennis begin!

Getting started

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 contact us and we will be happy to help!

Primary Venues

Victoria Park, Waterloo

College Road, Crosby, L22 2AP

4 Tarmac courts

Opening Times:

Sunrise to Sunset

# of Outdoor Courts: 4
Prices:

Free to use.

Bookings can be made online via the website link provided.

Other Venues

Victoria Park, Southport

Rotten Row, Southport, PR8 2BZ

6 Tarmac courts with free parking on-site. 

Opening Times:

Sunrise to Sunset

# of Outdoor Courts: 6
Prices:

Free to use. 

Bookings can be made online via the website link provided.

Duke Street Park

Duke Street, Formby, Liverpool, L37 4AN

6 Tarmac courts

Opening Times:

Sunrise to Sunset

# of Outdoor Courts: 6
Prices:

Free to use.

Bookings can be made online via the website link provided.  

Maghull Town Hall Courts

Hall Lane, Maghull, Liverpool, L31 7BB

6 Tarmac courts with free parking on-site. 

Opening Times:

 Sunrise to Sunset

# of Outdoor Courts: 6
Prices:

Free to use.

Bookings can be made online via the website link provided. 

Coronation Park

Coronation Road, Crosby, Lancashire, L23 5RD

6 Tarmac courts

Opening Times:

Sunrise to Sunset

# of Outdoor Courts: 6
Prices:

Free to use.

Bookings can be made online via the website link provided. 

Harrow Drive Playing Fields

Liverpool, Merseyside, L10 8LD

3 Tarmac courts with free parking available on-site. 

Opening Times:

Sunrise to Sunset

# of Outdoor Courts: 3
Prices:

Free to use.

No booking system - turn up and play. 

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Collapse AllSefton Singles - Round 2 | Thursday 29 September 2016 to Wednesday 23 November 2016 (Midpoint: Wednesday 26 October 2016)

Many thanks everyone for making it onto the courts despite some less than favourable conditions. We hope you enjoyed it regardless, and manage to keep the tennis up in the tough coming months!

Group Summary:

A number of strong wins held by Jonathon and Paul in this round, it was fitting that their head to head turned out to be a more competitive affair than their other matches. Despite Paul taking the win, Jonathon's superior scheduling ability meant he had played more matches, and as a result won more matches overall, meaning the round belongs to him! Well played all.

Final Rankings:

  1. Jonathon Rankin 10.2 [W4, L1] 8 WINNER
  2. Paul Overend 10.2 [W3] 6 RUNNER UP
  3. John Deveney [W1, L3, UF1] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Ian Raikes 10.2 [W1, L1] 2
  5. Joe Higgins 10.2 [L1, UF1]
  6. Alison Kirkpatrick [L3] withdrawn

Match Results:

John Deveney v Joe Higgins (Nov 23) 6-3, 2-1 TBC
Jonathon Rankin bt Joe Higgins (Nov 12) Walkover
Reveal CommentJonathon Rankin bt Alison Kirkpatrick (Nov 6) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great game... Bloody freezing"  -- Jonathon
Reveal CommentJonathon Rankin bt Ian Raikes (Nov 5) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good game in tough British weather"  -- Jonathon
Reveal CommentIan Raikes bt John Deveney (Oct 30) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "An enjoyable game played very competitively."  -- Ian

Match of the Group:

Paul Overend bt Jonathon Rankin (Oct 29) 7-6 (8-6), 6-3
John Deveney bt Alison Kirkpatrick (Oct 22) 6-2, 6-0
Reveal CommentPaul Overend bt Alison Kirkpatrick (Oct 15) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Nice to meet you Alison!"  -- Paul
Reveal CommentJonathon Rankin bt John Deveney (Oct 12) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • Good Game. Some good points, Thanks! Lucky with the weather ! - John
Reveal CommentPaul Overend bt John Deveney (Oct 7) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • Great to meet you John - some great points! - Paul

Results

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

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.

Legend

Player, [LTA rating], [win/loss/tie tally], points won

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