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Monkmoor Recreation Ground
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  • 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


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


  • 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 previous results in the League and, for new players, their Player Standard Questionnaire
  • 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 complete 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

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.

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Primary Venues

Monkmoor Recreation Ground

Monkmoor Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 5BN Tel: 01743 281010 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 12 | Thursday 26 August 2021 to Wednesday 20 October 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 22 September 2021)

It was great to see so many players out on court during this Round, enjoying friendly, competitive tennis and making new friends. We hope you had a great time battling it out! There is just one more Round for 2021 and we’re looking forward to having you join us again. We think Local Tennis Leagues players are the keenest of them all, so it’ll be no surprise to see many of you back out there during the cooler months. Join now to secure your place!

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Paul Fotheringham [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Josephine Fotheringham [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Karim Farag [W3, L2] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  4. John Brownlie [W2, L3] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Anthony Suddes [L4] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Rebecca Dickenson [L4]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentJosephine Fotheringham bt Rebecca Dickenson (Oct 10) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Nice match, some good points played."  -- Josephine
Reveal CommentPaul Fotheringham bt Rebecca Dickenson (Oct 7) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Good rallies well played."  -- Paul
Reveal CommentKarim Farag bt Rebecca Dickenson (Sep 24) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Rebecca, nice game."  -- Karim
Reveal CommentJohn Brownlie bt Anthony Suddes (Sep 23) 6-1, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Just how did you let me win the first set 6-1? and then in the second set, you were 4-0 up. I thought I would lose on 5-4 but you let me win 7-5!"  -- John
Reveal CommentPaul Fotheringham bt John Brownlie (Sep 21) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Good rallies and great weather. "  -- Paul
Reveal CommentKarim Farag bt John Brownlie (Sep 20) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good match, thanks John."  -- Karim
Reveal CommentKarim Farag bt Anthony Suddes (Sep 18) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "It was lovely playing with Tony."  -- Karim
Reveal CommentJosephine Fotheringham bt Anthony Suddes (Sep 17) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Some good points and rallies played."  -- Josephine
Reveal CommentJohn Brownlie bt Rebecca Dickenson (Sep 16) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great game, cant wait for the next!!! such brilliant weather - werent we lucky"  -- John
Reveal CommentPaul Fotheringham bt Anthony Suddes (Sep 16) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Paul, enjoyable as always. "  -- Anthony
Reveal CommentJosephine Fotheringham bt John Brownlie (Sep 15) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "apologies, but I was so distracted by the balls coming across from the adjacent court!!" -- John

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentPaul Fotheringham bt Karim Farag (Aug 31) 1-6, 7-6 (7-3), 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great match thankyou Karim."  -- Paul
Reveal CommentJosephine Fotheringham bt Karim Farag (Aug 29) 6-4, 0-6, 7-6 (7-0)

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable tennis! A great match to play in, could have gone either way. You played some great shots Karim. Thank you for the game, even if I am exhausted now!"  -- Josephine


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 complete 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).


Reporters of results are encouraged to leave a comment on the "Report Your Score" form.