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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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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

The Burgess Park Tennis Centre

44 Addington Square, London, SE5 7JZ
Tel: 020 7703 4275
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Southwark Park

Southwark Park Road, London, SE16 2EH
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Colombo Centre

34-68 Colombo Street, Southwark, London, SE1 8DP
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Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Sports Facility

Saint George's Road, London, SE1 6ER
Tel: 0333 005 0403 / 020 7735 3294
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Tanner Street Park

Tanner Street, Bermondsey, Southwark, SE1 3LE
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Brunswick Park

St Giles Road, London, SE22
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Other Venues

Bacon's Community Sports Centre

Timber Pond Road, Rotherhithe, London, SE16 6AT
Tel: 020 7450 4974
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Archbishops Park

Lambeth Palace Road, London, SE1 7LQ
Tel: 020 7738 6834
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Kennington Park

Kennington Park Road, London, SE11 4BE
Tel: 0207 091 0846
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Ruskin Park

Denmark Hill, London, SE5
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Larkhall Park

Courland Grove, London, SW8 2RS
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Hornfair Park

Charlton Park Lane, Charlton, London, SE18 4QH
Tel: 020 8856 7389
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Myatts Fields Park

Cormont Road, London, SE5
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I would recommend the league without a second of hesitation. You get the chance to meet really nice people who are passionate about getting on court and playing. I've met so many great people since joining the league and there is a level for everyone. It isn't just about winning or losing, just competing and trying to do your best and play to your maximum, that is really satisfying. We can't all win but we can all do ourselves justice. I'd encourage anyone to join up and give it a go

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Collapse AllSouthwark & Borough Singles - Round 19 | Thursday 11 June 2020 to Wednesday 5 August 2020 (Midpoint: Wednesday 8 July 2020)

Current Rankings:

  1. Zaal Contractor [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Adrian Britton 8.1 [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Ryan Morris 7.2 [W2] 4
  4. Lasha Tvaliashvili 8.1 [W1, L4] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Thomas Nette 10.2 [W1] 2
  6. Charley Fox [W1] 2
  7. Roberto Villalobos [W1, L1] 2
  8. Josh Goldman [L4] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  9. Trevor Long [L1]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentRyan Morris bt Zaal Contractor (Jul 12) 7-6 (7-1), 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Really great game Zaal, I thoroughly enjoyed it! You have a really good game."  -- Ryan
Reveal CommentCharley Fox bt Josh Goldman (Jul 7) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good match and closer than score suggests! "  -- Charley
Reveal CommentThomas Nette bt Lasha Tvaliashvili (Jul 7) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "The game was much tighter than the score suggests. Great meeting you, Lasha!"  -- Thomas
Reveal CommentRoberto Villalobos bt Lasha Tvaliashvili (Jul 5) 6-2, 7-6 (7-0)

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Lasha!"  -- Roberto
Reveal CommentZaal Contractor bt Josh Goldman (Jul 3) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Nice game with both of us going for our shots "  -- Zaal
Reveal CommentZaal Contractor bt Adrian Britton (Jun 30) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Tricky game all about tactics ! Well played Adrian "  -- Zaal
Zaal Contractor bt Lasha Tvaliashvili (Jun 26) 6-2, 6-0
Adrian Britton bt Josh Goldman (Jun 24) 4-0, 4-2
Reveal CommentRyan Morris bt Trevor Long (Jun 24) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Trevor!"  -- Ryan
Lasha Tvaliashvili bt Josh Goldman (Jun 20) 6-2, 7-5
Zaal Contractor bt Roberto Villalobos (Jun 18) 6-1, 6-0
Adrian Britton bt Lasha Tvaliashvili (Jun 17) 7-5, 6-4

Current Rankings:

  1. Christian Foss 10.1 [W4, L1] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  2. George Milligan [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Marco Brega [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Aurelien Decros [W1, L2] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Carsten Hovestadt [L4] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Jeremy Wickremer 8.2 [L1]
  7. Patrick Turley [L1]
  8. Emanuele Bragiola
  9. Mark Jenkins withdrawn

Match Results:

George Milligan bt Jeremy Wickremer (Jul 4) 6-0, 6-1
Christian Foss bt Patrick Turley (Jun 24) 6-2, 6-0
Marco Brega bt Aurelien Decros (Jun 23) 5-3, 5-3
Reveal CommentChristian Foss bt Marco Brega (Jun 22) 6-4, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great match as always"  -- Christian
George Milligan bt Christian Foss (Jun 22) 6-3, 6-2
Aurelien Decros bt Carsten Hovestadt (Jun 22) 7-6 (7-5), 6-4
George Milligan bt Carsten Hovestadt (Jun 19) 6-3, 6-2
Christian Foss bt Carsten Hovestadt (Jun 18) 6-2, 6-4
Marco Brega bt Carsten Hovestadt (Jun 17) 6-1, 6-3
Christian Foss bt Aurelien Decros (Jun 11) 6-1, 5-7, 6-0

Current Rankings:

  1. Gareth Johnson [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Luc De Blaquiere 10.1 [W1, L1] 3
  3. Paul Moffat 8.2 [W1, L1] 2
  4. Adam Swindell [L1]
  5. Craig Kelly 7.2 [L2]
  6. Tim Maple-Foster [L1]
  7. Chris Hardy 10.2
  8. Emanuele Cistoldi
  9. Sam Meyrick

Match Results:

Reveal CommentGareth Johnson bt Luc De Blaquiere (Jul 9) 6-3, 4-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "An amazing match!!! Lots of long games and points with some great serving from both, really fun! Thanks Luc :-)"  -- Gareth
Paul Moffat bt Adam Swindell (Jul 7) 6-3, 6-3
Gareth Johnson bt Paul Moffat (Jul 6) 6-0, 6-1
Gareth Johnson bt Tim Maple-Foster (Jun 28) 6-1, 6-4
Luc De Blaquiere bt Craig Kelly (Jun 23) 6-2, 6-4
Gareth Johnson bt Craig Kelly (Jun 15) 6-0, 6-0

Current Rankings:

  1. Katie Gebbie [W2] 4
  2. Tiago Matos 8.2 [W2] 4
  3. Michael Cvejic [W2, L1] 4
  4. Charlie Du Cane [L2]
  5. Davide Panto [L2]
  6. Joe Robertson [L1]
  7. Dimitry Foures
  8. Henry Jamieson withdrawn
  9. Rohan Sundramoorthi

Match Results:

Katie Gebbie bt Michael Cvejic (Jul 13) 6-1, 6-2
Michael Cvejic bt Davide Panto (Jul 8) 6-2, 6-1
Michael Cvejic bt Charlie Du Cane (Jun 28) 6-1, 6-1
Katie Gebbie bt Charlie Du Cane (Jun 27) 6-1, 6-0
Tiago Matos bt Davide Panto (Jun 21) 6-0, 6-1
Reveal CommentTiago Matos bt Joe Robertson (Jun 20) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Good match under the circumstances of getting back to tennis"  -- Tiago

Current Rankings:

  1. Nakul Khanna 8.2 [W2, L3] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Luke Hearn 9.2 [W1, L4, UF1] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Jamie Frew [W2] 4
  4. Aidan Barrett [W2] 4
  5. Gregory Lohmeyer 10.2 [W2] 4
  6. Skye Saltzman 10.2 [UF1] 1
  7. Jakub Gaj 10.2 [L2]
  8. Anne-Laure Gaillard 9.1 withdrawn

Match Results:

Reveal CommentJamie Frew bt Nakul Khanna (Jul 14) 4-2, 4-0

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely warm and sunny day. The match was a little more even than the score implies but still a solid victory for Jamie."  -- Nakul
Reveal CommentAidan Barrett bt Nakul Khanna (Jul 13) 4-0, 4-2

Player Comments:

  • "I was a bit rusty in the first set and better in the second set. Aidan was absolutely commanding in both. "  -- Nakul
Gregory Lohmeyer bt Luke Hearn (Jul 2) 6-3, 6-3
Luke Hearn bt Jakub Gaj (Jun 28) 6-2, 6-2
Reveal CommentGregory Lohmeyer bt Nakul Khanna (Jun 26) 4-1, 4-0

Player Comments:

  • "I was no match for Gregory's power and shot placement"  -- Nakul
Reveal CommentNakul Khanna bt Jakub Gaj (Jun 25) 4-1, 4-1

Player Comments:

  • "We were both a bit rusty and particularly struggling with serves. I just managed to hold on with slightly better consistency on this occasion. "  -- Nakul
Aidan Barrett bt Luke Hearn (Jun 23) 6-2, 6-2
Luke Hearn v Skye Saltzman (Jun 19) 3-6, 3-0 TBC
Reveal CommentJamie Frew bt Luke Hearn (Jun 17) 4-0, 4-0

Player Comments:

  • "great game. Jamie is a very very good player. i didnt stand a chance to be fair!"  -- Luke
Reveal CommentNakul Khanna bt Luke Hearn (Jun 16) 4-5, 4-2 (10-3)

Player Comments:

  • "A match in two parts - we were each other's first game of the league and very equally balanced in our shared rustiness. We finished off the match a few weeks later once the rain and heat had passed and both played much better - I think a bit of elbow soreness did for Luke unfortunately. Great game!" -- Nakul

Current Rankings:

  1. Neil Shah [W1, L2] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Gavin Stoddart [W1, L2, UF1] 5
  3. John Storer [W2] 4
  4. Oliver Coddington 9.2 [W1, UF1] 3
  5. Vathani Waran [L1]
  6. Daniel Powner
  7. Hannah Martin
  8. Jonathan Sourris

Match Results:

Reveal CommentGavin Stoddart bt Vathani Waran (Jul 13) 4-2, 4-2

Player Comments:

  • "A close and enjoyable match despite the fact that Vathani was carrying injuries. The score might have been very different if she was fully fit."  -- Gavin
Reveal CommentNeil Shah bt Gavin Stoddart (Jul 8) 6-4, 2-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great game. Plenty of long rallies and a fine last set"  -- Neil
Reveal CommentGavin Stoddart v Oliver Coddington (Jul 6) 7-5, 2-6, 3-2 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Competitive and long match which we didn't manage to complete in 2 hours - to be continued"  -- Gavin
Oliver Coddington bt Neil Shah (Jul 3) 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (8-6)
John Storer bt Neil Shah (Jun 30) 6-1, 7-6 (7-3)
John Storer bt Gavin Stoddart (Jun 19) 6-2, 1-6, 6-3

Current Rankings:

  1. Bankole Atiba [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Dimitri John Ledkov 10.2 [W3, L2] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Tom Cocker [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Bobby Cheung 10.2 [W2, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Victor Rivero Ausucua 10.2 [W2, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Christos Pistolas [W1, L4] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Bogdan Bo [L3] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  8. Sabina Kerr

Match Results:

Reveal CommentDimitri John Ledkov bt Christos Pistolas (Jul 11) 6-4, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "First set tool 40 and felt like two sets. Very long rallies and games. Second set was more aggressive, more power / shorter rallies."  -- Dimitri John
Reveal CommentDimitri John Ledkov bt Victor Rivero Ausucua (Jul 5) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Windy at times."  -- Dimitri John
Reveal CommentBankole Atiba bt Bobby Cheung (Jul 5) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A wind disturbed match."  -- Bankole
Reveal CommentTom Cocker bt Bogdan Bo (Jul 5) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great to play with BB. The wind and the sun made it difficult but a good Sunday evening!"  -- Tom
Reveal CommentBankole Atiba bt Christos Pistolas (Jul 4) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Thoroughly enjoyable match"  -- Bankole
Reveal CommentBankole Atiba bt Dimitri John Ledkov (Jun 29) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Very good match with a wonderful opponent. Thoroughly enjoyable match."  -- Bankole
Christos Pistolas bt Tom Cocker (Jun 28) 4-2, 5-4
Reveal CommentBankole Atiba bt Bogdan Bo (Jun 27) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good match "  -- Bankole
Bobby Cheung bt Victor Rivero Ausucua (Jun 27) 6-2, 6-3
Dimitri John Ledkov bt Bobby Cheung (Jun 21) 6-3, 6-3
Victor Rivero Ausucua bt Bogdan Bo (Jun 21) 4-1, 4-2
Bobby Cheung bt Christos Pistolas (Jun 19) 7-6 (8-6), 6-4
Reveal CommentTom Cocker bt Dimitri John Ledkov (Jun 16) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good game, lots of fun! "  -- Tom
Victor Rivero Ausucua bt Christos Pistolas (Jun 14) 4-2, 5-3

Current Rankings:

  1. Maeve McCauley [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Oliver Russell [W2, L1] 4
  3. Barnaby Hone [L2] 2
  4. Praveen Paranagamage 10.2 [L1]
  5. Vishnu Naidu [L1]
  6. Sorya Saoudi [L2]
  7. Olena Karazieieva

Match Results:

Maeve McCauley bt Vishnu Naidu (Jul 14) 4-1, 4-1
Reveal CommentMaeve McCauley bt Oliver Russell (Jul 9) 4-1, 5-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good rallying on some noisy courts!!"  -- Maeve
Maeve McCauley bt Praveen Paranagamage (Jul 8) 4-0, 4-0
Maeve McCauley bt Sorya Saoudi (Jul 7) 4-1, 4-2
Reveal CommentOliver Russell bt Barnaby Hone (Jul 7) 3-5, 5-3, 5-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good match with great rallies. "  -- Oliver
Maeve McCauley bt Barnaby Hone (Jun 29) 4-0, 4-5, 4-1
Reveal CommentOliver Russell bt Sorya Saoudi (Jun 21) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Both enjoyable games"  -- Oliver

Results

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The results listed here include the current and previous round of Singles matches for Southwark & Borough.

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) 

Comments:
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)