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Local Tennis Leagues is for anyone, no matter your tennis experience. Play YOUR way. 

Join thousands of players in hundreds of Leagues across the UK. Whatever your standard, we’ll find you great matches!

Local Tennis Leagues is a place for friendly tennis, where you can meet like-minded people and make new friends.

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Monkmoor Recreation Ground
Monkmoor Recreation Ground

DOWNLOAD THE NEW LOCAL TENNIS LEAGUES APP

We are very excited to be announcing the launch of the new Local Tennis Leagues app!

Join the next Round on the app featuring in-app chat, personalised profiles, see your opponents WTN, schedule matches, enter results and much more.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO

HOW IT WORKS:

  • Players are organised into groups of 6 to 8 players of a similar standard
  • It is a mixed sex, singles league
  • Groups are put together by standard and there can be any combination of men and women in a group
  • Contact details are emailed and posted to each player's account page the day before the Round begins
  • Players arrange their own matches, book courts and share costs 
  • You can play on any court that suits both players

THE LEAGUE IS:

  • For anyone over the age of 18
  • For beginners as well as advanced players

KEY POINTS:

  • There are various scoring formats you can use for your match
  • Contact details are emailed and posted to each player's account page the day before the Round begins
  • Players are placed in groups according to their ITF World Tennis Number
  • Each player attempts to play each of the other players in their group once during the Round
  • A point is awarded for each set won
  • If you play 3 matches before the mid-point of a Round you receive 2 bonus points and a bonus prize
  • 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

See here for the complete rules and regulations.

 

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.


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If you notice any of our venue information is out of date, missing court costs or opening hours, please let us know.

UPDATE OUR VENUES

Primary Venues

Monkmoor Recreation Ground

Monkmoor Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 5BN Tel: 01743 281010 full venue details »

Cathie Sabin Community Tennis Centre

Sundorne Road, Shrewsbury, SY1 4RG Tel: full venue details »

Other Venues

Shrewsbury Sports Village

Sundorne Road, Shrewsbury, SY1 4RQ Tel: 0345 0007 002 full venue details »

Silks Meadow

Silks Meadow, Water Lane, Frankwell Tel: full venue details »

St Michaels Recreation Ground

St Michaels Street, SY1 2HA Tel: full venue details »

Collapse AllShrewsbury Singles - Round 20 | Thursday 25 January 2024 to Wednesday 20 March 2024 (Midpoint: Wednesday 21 February 2024)

Final Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 Jon Holdcroft 7 7 0 2 23 WWWW
2 Edward Fall 6 5 1 2 19 WWWW
3 Christopher Walmsley 9 4 5 2 19 LWWL
4 James Kempster 6 4 2 2 18 LLWW
5 Cecely Holliday 6 5 1 0 16 LWWW
6 Jo Morris 9 1 8 2 14 LLLL
7 Sam Brown 3 3 0 2 12 WWW
8 Paul Fotheringham 6 0 6 2 11 LLLL
9 James Oakley 7 2 5 0 11 LLWW
10 Judy King 5 1 4 0 4 LLLL
11 Josephine Fotheringham 0 0 0 0 0 0

Match Results:

Reveal CommentEdward Fall bt Cecely Holliday (Mar 19) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable match! Even though I suspect not at her best today (unforced errors) Cecely still had me scrambling around the court like a loon! Hope to play again sometime."  -- Edward
Reveal CommentJon Holdcroft bt James Kempster (Mar 19) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Really good game with James and great points throughout. James has a great serve and hit lots of drop shots and volley winners! Look forward to playing again soon. "  -- Jonathan
Reveal CommentCecely Holliday bt James Oakley (Mar 17) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "I could not believe that James had only been playing tennis for such a short time. It was a really fun game and I know he is going to go on and improve rapidly - so watch out all !"  -- Cecely
Cecely Holliday bt Judy King (Mar 17) Walkover
Reveal CommentCecely Holliday bt Paul Fotheringham (Mar 14) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Really good game - Paul is highly competitive and very proactive on the court. Look forward to playing you next time around Paul. "  -- Cecely
Cecely Holliday bt Christopher Walmsley (Mar 12) 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentEdward Fall bt James Kempster (Mar 7) 0-6, 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for an enjoyable & competitive match James. Luckily for me your level dropped after the first set! Hope to play again sometime."  -- Edward
Reveal CommentJon Holdcroft bt James Oakley (Mar 6) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great to meet James and had a really enjoyable match. Lots of quality rallies and forehand winners all round! Look forward to playing again soon! "  -- Jonathan
Reveal CommentEdward Fall bt Paul Fotheringham (Mar 5) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for a fun match Paul - some great rallies & many deuce games!"  -- Edward
James Oakley bt Judy King (Mar 1) Walkover
Reveal CommentJames Oakley bt Jo Morris (Feb 28) 7-6 (7-5), 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Jo! Had a a great game and looking forward to playing you again soon. "  -- James
Jon Holdcroft bt Judy King (Feb 28) Walkover
Christopher Walmsley bt Judy King (Feb 26) Walkover
Reveal CommentChristopher Walmsley bt James Oakley (Feb 26) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match!"  -- Christopher
Reveal CommentJames Kempster bt Christopher Walmsley (Feb 24) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the match Chris, great to meet you."  -- James
Reveal CommentChristopher Walmsley bt Paul Fotheringham (Feb 22) 6-3, 2-6, [12-10]

Player Comments:

  • "Very fun match! Thanks"  -- Christopher
Judy King bt Jo Morris (Feb 20) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentEdward Fall bt Jo Morris (Feb 19) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Jo for an enjoyable game!"  -- Edward
Reveal CommentJames Kempster bt Paul Fotheringham (Feb 16) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Paul for a very entertaining match much closer than the score suggests, good luck in the rest of your matches."  -- James
Reveal CommentJon Holdcroft bt Christopher Walmsley (Feb 16) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyed the match with Chris today, lots of great rallies and good winners from all over the court. Look forward to playing again soon." -- Jon
Sam Brown bt Jo Morris (Feb 15) 6-4, 7-6 (7-3)
Reveal CommentEdward Fall bt Christopher Walmsley (Feb 14) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable match. Thanks!"  -- Christopher
Reveal CommentJo Morris bt Paul Fotheringham (Feb 14) 3-6, 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyed this match paul, thank you!!"  -- Jo
Reveal CommentJames Kempster bt James Oakley (Feb 11) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Great match James, good luck with the rest of your matches."  -- James
Reveal CommentJon Holdcroft bt Edward Fall (Feb 9) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great game against Ed - I felt the standard of play was very high throughout and the score doesn’t show just how close this match was. We will definitely play again soon! "  -- Jon
Reveal CommentCecely Holliday bt Jo Morris (Feb 8) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Was a great fun match score did not truly represent the match. Well competed Jo"  -- Cecely
Reveal CommentJon Holdcroft bt Paul Fotheringham (Feb 7) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great to meet you Paul and thanks for an enjoyable game! Look forward to playing again soon. "  -- Jon
Jon Holdcroft bt Jo Morris (Feb 3) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentJames Kempster bt Jo Morris (Feb 3) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for match Jo."  -- James
Sam Brown bt Christopher Walmsley (Feb 2) 6-3, 7-5
Christopher Walmsley bt Jo Morris (Feb 1) 6-0, 6-4
Sam Brown bt James Oakley (Jan 31) 6-2, 6-3

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Shrewsbury archive. 

The results listed here include the current and previous Rounds matches for Shrewsbury.

Scoring Information:

You earn one point for every set you win. Players who play three or more matches by the mid-point of the Round receive 2 bonus points and a bonus prize. Bonus prizes must be claimed within 28 days using the link emailed to the player.

Understanding the current rankings display: 

Players' names, 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.