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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 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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Primary Venues

Graves Tennis and Leisure Centre

Bochum Parkway, Sheffield, S8 8JR
Tel: 0114 2839900
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Other Venues

Hillsborough Park

Middlewood Road, Hillsborough, S6 4HD
Tel: 0114 234 1393
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Weston Park

Western Bank, Sheffield, S10
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Graves Park

Charles Ashmore Road, Meadowhead, S8
Tel: 0114 274 5751
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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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Collapse AllSheffield Singles - Round 41 | Thursday 22 November 2018 to Wednesday 30 January 2019 (Midpoint: Wednesday 26 December 2018)

Current Rankings:

  1. Chris Robinson 7.2 [W2, L1] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Robert Hawksworth 8.1 [W2] 4
  3. Simon Massey 7.2 [W2] 4
  4. Robert Henesey-Smith 8.1 [L3] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Peter Ibison [W1] 2
  6. Callum Dixon 9.2 [W1] 2
  7. Richard Brown [W1, L2] 2
  8. Iain Wadey 9.2 [L3] 2 includes 2 bonus points

Match Results:

Callum Dixon bt Iain Wadey (Dec 10) 7-5, 6-4
Reveal CommentSimon Massey bt Chris Robinson (Dec 10) 2-6, 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Chris good match think I was just little to strong in end take care simon"  -- Simon
Peter Ibison bt Robert Henesey-Smith (Dec 9) 6-3, 6-3
Chris Robinson bt Richard Brown (Dec 4) 6-2, 6-0
Reveal CommentRobert Hawksworth bt Robert Henesey-Smith (Dec 2) 3-6, 6-0, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A tough match as usual. Cheers Rob"  -- Robert
Chris Robinson bt Robert Henesey-Smith (Dec 1) 6-3, 7-6
Simon Massey bt Richard Brown (Nov 29) Walkover
Reveal CommentRobert Hawksworth bt Iain Wadey (Nov 28) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Should've guessed you're a maths teacher with some of those angles you were creating! Some really good baseline ralleys. Thanks for the game Iain."  -- Robert
Reveal CommentRichard Brown bt Iain Wadey (Nov 27) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for game Iain."  -- Richard

Current Rankings:

  1. Sam Simpkin [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Roger Smith [W2] 4
  3. Philip Birch 8.2 [W1, L1] 2
  4. Lee Brooks 9.2 [L2]
  5. Claire Walker [L1]
  6. Angus Duckworth
  7. Mike Marshall 9.2

Match Results:

Reveal CommentPhilip Birch bt Lee Brooks (Dec 9) 6-2, 7-6 (8-6)

Player Comments:

  • "Great games played indoors, lots of deuces played mostly going against Lee, really enjoyed playing this match. Good luck with your remaining matches "  -- Philip
Reveal CommentRoger Smith bt Sam Simpkin (Dec 9) 7-5, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Played over two sessions with rain in the first set, both sets were hard work with a lot of chasing and scrambling, but a lot of fun. The second set score doesn’t reflect the play as there were a lot of deuces."  -- Roger
Reveal CommentSam Simpkin bt Claire Walker (Dec 8) 6-3, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "A good match in challenging conditions. Second set was very close and could have gone either way!"  -- Sam
Reveal CommentRoger Smith bt Lee Brooks (Dec 6) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game, Lee. It was a tricky match, with wet ground to start with and a lot of shots close to the line or catching the net. We played a lot more longer rallies in the second set, and you played some great backhands. Good luck in the other matches. Thanks."  -- Roger
Reveal CommentSam Simpkin bt Philip Birch (Dec 2) 7-6 (7-4), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Was a tough game, as I expected having played Phil a couple of rounds ago. Some nice rallies and lots of games going to deuce. I managed to come from 5-4 down in the first set, then 4-2 down in the second. Good luck in your remaining matches! Sam "  -- Sam

Current Rankings:

  1. Kamron Kazemi [W2] 4
  2. Arman Zonuzi [W1, L1] 2
  3. Neil Zealander 9.1 [L2]
  4. Andrew Lewis
  5. Andrew West 8.1
  6. Jack Turnbull
  7. Lee Hepplestone

Match Results:

Reveal CommentKamron Kazemi bt Neil Zealander (Dec 3) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Neil! Good luck in your remaining matches!"  -- Kamron
Reveal CommentKamron Kazemi bt Arman Zonuzi (Dec 1) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good game Arman, I hope we can play in the near future! Good luck in your remaining matches. - Kamron."  -- Kamron
Reveal CommentArman Zonuzi bt Neil Zealander (Nov 24) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "It was a very enjoyable match in a very nice park. Thank you Neil for inviting me there. I hope to have another match with you on a dry surface :) "  -- Arman

Current Rankings:

  1. Robin Morrell [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Leo McCann [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Susie Wilson [W1, L3] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Mark Thorpe [L3] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Nigel Lamb [W1, L1] 2
  6. Joanna Marachowska [L1]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentLeo McCann bt Susie Wilson (Dec 11) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "It's chaos in Westminster right now, but nothing gets in the way of tennis! Great to meet you, Susie, and good luck in your remaining matches!"  -- Leo
Reveal CommentLeo McCann bt Mark Thorpe (Dec 9) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Really nice game in fine weather for once! No wind, no rain, and even the occasional hint of sun. Great to meet you, Mark, and best of luck in the rest of your games."  -- Leo
Reveal CommentSusie Wilson bt Mark Thorpe (Dec 8) 6-1, 5-7, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable game in blustery conditions that made for some amusing moments. Thanks Susie."  -- Mark
Nigel Lamb bt Susie Wilson (Dec 6) 7-5, 6-4
Reveal CommentRobin Morrell bt Nigel Lamb (Dec 4) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good game Nigel thanks. A frosty start but it soon warmed up!"  -- Robin
Reveal CommentRobin Morrell bt Susie Wilson (Dec 1) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good game albeit in drizzly conditions, thanks Susie. Hope you can work up your forehand to match your excellent backhand!"  -- Robin
Reveal CommentRobin Morrell bt Leo McCann (Nov 30) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good game, thanks Leo. Sorry about the moon shots!"  -- Robin
Reveal CommentRobin Morrell bt Joanna Marachowska (Nov 27) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Enjoyable match on a cold day, thanks JoJo"  -- Robin
Reveal CommentRobin Morrell bt Mark Thorpe (Nov 25) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Good game in damp conditions, thanks Mark"  -- Robin


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)