Friendly, competitive tennis on Southwark & Borough's public courts

You are just a step away from joining our mixed-sex, singles league for adults (aged 18+).

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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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.


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This is how it works:

  • Players are organised into groups of up to 8 people of a similar standard
  • Contact details are emailed
  • Players arrange their own matches
  • It is a mixed sex, singles league, so men and women play each other
  • You can play on any court that suits both players

The league is:

  • For everybody!
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 certificate and tennis prizes
  • Where possible, winners of groups are promoted to the group above for the next round.

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

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: 020 7735 3294
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Tanner Street Park

Tanner Street, Bermondsey, Southwark, SE1 3LE
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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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Collapse AllSouthwark & Borough Singles - Round 9 | Thursday 8 February 2018 to Wednesday 4 April 2018 (Midpoint: Wednesday 7 March 2018)

Current Rankings:

  1. Stefan Sorani [W1] 2
  2. Hilari Frances Cabanes 8.2 [W1] 2
  3. Jeff Vurganov [W1] 2
  4. Trevor Long [L1] 1
  5. Joe Robertson [L1]
  6. Sam Packer [L1]
  7. Ellery Aruldoss 10.2
  8. Jamie Hughes 10.2

Match Results:

Reveal CommentJeff Vurganov bt Trevor Long (Feb 20) 4-6, 7-6 (9-7), 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Licking my wounds after being a set and 5-2 up with 5 wasted match points. But a huge well done and congrats for an incredible comeback to Jeff who played a fantastic match. "  -- Trevor
Stefan Sorani bt Sam Packer (Feb 20) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentHilari Frances Cabanes bt Joe Robertson (Feb 11) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Competitive match and good rallies despite the strong wind"  -- Hilari

Current Rankings:

  1. Chris Hardy [W1] 2
  2. Paul Thoma [L1]
  3. Christian Foss 10.2
  4. Elspeth Jackson
  5. Marcel Heinrichs
  6. Nicolas Charbonnier 10.2
  7. Toby Jones

Match Results:

Reveal CommentChris Hardy bt Paul Thoma (Feb 10) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great match with some good rallies!"  -- Chris

Current Rankings:

  1. Scott Williams [W1] 2
  2. Charlie Swan [L1]
  3. Gabriel Emordi
  4. Hannah Goldstein
  5. Louis Labovitch
  6. Patrick Ross

Match Results:

Scott Williams bt Charlie Swan (Feb 16) 6-1, 6-1

Current Rankings:

  1. Graham Wright [W1] 2
  2. Theo Savvas [L1]
  3. Agata Polisiewicz
  4. Denis Romanov 10.2
  5. Milan Neergheen
  6. Rodd Ramsay 10.2

Match Results:

Reveal CommentGraham Wright bt Theo Savvas (Feb 10) 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A great, tight match!"  -- Graham


Looking for previous matches? Visit the Southwark & Borough archive.
The results listed here include the current and previous rounds 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 free can of balls which we will post to you.

Player, [LTA rating], [win/loss/tie tally], points won

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)