Friendly, competitive tennis on Sheffield's 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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Graves Park
Graves Park

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


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.


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 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. 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 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

Graves Health & Sports Centre

Bochum Parkway, Sheffield, S8 8JR
Tel: 0114 283 9900
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Graves Park

Charles Ashmore Road, Meadowhead, S8
Tel: 0114 274 5751
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Weston Park

Western Bank, Sheffield, S10
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Other Venues

Bingham Park

Sheffield, S11 7JW
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Ecclesfield Park

Mill Road, Ecclesfield, S35
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Meersbrook Park

Meersbrook Park Road, S8 9FP
Tel: 0114 250 1190
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Thorncliffe Recreation Ground

Mortomley Close, Sheffield, S35 3HZ
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Club Venues

Rustlings Lawn Tennis Club

43A Collegiate Crescent, Sheffield, S10 2BR
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Abbeydale Tennis Club

Abbeydale Road, South Dore, Sheffield, S17 3LJ
Tel: 0114 236 1938
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"Playing in the league has improved my game without question! The competition has motivated me to stay fit and to practice. Also, match play itself is a learning experience; being under pressure and still able to hit good second serves and hard top-spin baseline shots without the body tightening up takes many matches to achieve.
Also, through the Local Tennis Leagues I was able to visit the Rafa Nadal Tennis Academy for a week in October to play a seniors (over 30s) social tennis tournament. It was a fantastic experience and I met many wonderful people from other local leagues, played at a higher level than I have ever done before, had great coaching and enjoyed excellent food, spa, gym and accommodation. Basically a tennis paradise, which I hope to return to next year! Apparently Rafa Nadal was in the spa on my last day but unfortunately I missed him. Next time! Would I recommend the league? Absolutely 100% YES!!!!!!!!"

Rob Hawksworth

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Collapse AllSheffield Singles - Round 47 | Thursday 9 July 2020 to Wednesday 2 September 2020 (Midpoint: Wednesday 5 August 2020)

Current Rankings:

  1. Robert Hawksworth 7.2 [W1] 2
  2. Kamron Kazemi [L1]
  3. Callum Dixon 8.1
  4. Daniel Chapman
  5. Mark McCarrick
  6. Nikolay Irmanov
  7. Simon Massey 7.2
  8. Sofiane Hireche 7.2

Match Results:

Reveal CommentRobert Hawksworth bt Kamron Kazemi (Jul 13) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "A slippy windy match. What happened to the sunshine?! Cheers Kamron and good luck with your next matches! "  -- Robert

Current Rankings:

  1. Tommy Stenton [W1] 2
  2. Jo Shelley [W1] 2
  3. Iain Wadey 9.1 [L2]
  4. Lee Brooks 9.1
  5. Martin Lee
  6. Philip Birch 8.2
  7. Robert Henesey-Smith 8.1

Match Results:

Reveal CommentTommy Stenton bt Iain Wadey (Jul 11) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Iain for the match, good luck in your next matches. "  -- Tommy
Reveal CommentJo Shelley bt Iain Wadey (Jul 10) 6-4, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "It was good to play you again, Iain. It could have gone either way. Well played. Good luck with the rest of your matches"  -- Jo

Current Rankings:

  1. Angus Duckworth 10.2 [W1] 2
  2. Andrew West 8.1 [L1]
  3. Corey Selwood 8.2
  4. Mike Marshall 9.2
  5. Paul Norris 8.2
  6. Richard Brown
  7. Sam Simpkin
  8. Thomas Rhodes 10.1

Match Results:

Reveal CommentAngus Duckworth bt Andrew West (Jul 12) 7-6 (7-5), 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Andrew, could have gone either way. Apologies for the 2 brand new balls that i fired into the neighbouring gardens.....par for the course with me i'm afraid :)"  -- Angus

Current Rankings:

  1. Martin Roberts 10.1 [W1] 2
  2. Aleksandrs Bogucarskis [L1]
  3. Hassaan Nasir
  4. Jake Miller 9.2
  5. Martin Rockett
  6. Paul Hopkins
  7. Thomas Simpson

Match Results:

Reveal CommentMartin Roberts bt Aleksandrs Bogucarskis (Jul 14) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a nice, fun and friendly match Sasha. Best of luck in the rest of the round!"  -- Martin

Current Rankings:

  1. Mark Walsh 9.1 [W2] 4
  2. Jamie Gibson [W1] 2
  3. Aatif Razaq [W1] 2
  4. Fran Henshaw [L2] 1
  5. Giacomo De Bacco [L2]
  6. Leo McCann 10.1
  7. Mike Cole 10.2
  8. Robin Morrell

Match Results:

Aatif Razaq bt Fran Henshaw (Jul 12) 1-6, 6-4, 6-1
Reveal CommentJamie Gibson bt Giacomo De Bacco (Jul 11) 7-6 (7-5), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A competitive match played in a friendly spirit with lots of deuce games."  -- Jamie
Reveal CommentMark Walsh bt Giacomo De Bacco (Jul 10) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A very enjoyable and honest game with Giacomo who played in his very first competitive match Some great rallies that went both ways on a clear and sunny evening Giacomo will only improve as his confidence increases and I wish him all the very best on his tennis Journey Thanks for the Match Giacomo All the best going foward "  -- Mark
Reveal CommentMark Walsh bt Fran Henshaw (Jul 9) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Played Fran in light rain Court Surface was good though An enjoyable game with Fran who played a lot better than the score indicates She will only get better as the group unfolds Good luck Fran Thanks for game."  -- Mark

Current Rankings:

  1. Marc Craddock [W1] 2
  2. Rob Clague 10.2 [W1] 2
  3. Paul Remmer [L1]
  4. Youenn James [L1]
  5. Adam Hazime
  6. Jo Vince
  7. Lee Hepplestone

Match Results:

Reveal CommentMarc Craddock bt Youenn James (Jul 12) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Youenn. Much closer than score looks and enjoyed a little sun. Good luck in your next matches."  -- Marc
Reveal CommentRob Clague bt Paul Remmer (Jul 12) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Paul, great to get the league underway! Some enjoyable rallies throughout, good luck in your remaining games. "  -- Rob

Current Rankings:

  1. Karine Zbinden [W1] 2
  2. Ioan Andreica [W1] 2
  3. Benjamin Rae [L1]
  4. Shoaib Rehman [L1]
  5. Daniel Jankun
  6. Maria Panagiotidi 10.2
  7. Yasmin Quayyum 9.2

Match Results:

Reveal CommentIoan Andreica bt Shoaib Rehman (Jul 12) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great game played on a perfect weather. Look forward to play again .Thank you !"  -- Ioan
Karine Zbinden bt Benjamin Rae (Jul 12) 6-0, 6-2


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

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.

Please note, while matches tied at one set all may be completed with a matchtiebreak, singles matches completed to this shortened format, do not 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)