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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: 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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Kennington Park

Kennington Park Road, London, SE11 4BE
Tel: 0207 091 0846
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Collapse AllSouthwark & Borough Singles - Round 13 | Thursday 29 November 2018 to Wednesday 6 February 2019 (Midpoint: Wednesday 2 January 2019)

Current Rankings:

  1. Marcel Everts [W2, L1] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Jeff Vurganov [W2, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Trevor Long [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Rodd Ramsey 9.2 [W1, L1] 3
  5. Hilari Frances Cabanes 8.2 [W1, L1] 3
  6. Dominic Neergheen [W1] 2
  7. Patrick Turley [L1]
  8. Isuru Devendra

Match Results:

Jeff Vurganov bt Patrick Turley (Dec 14) 6-1, 7-5
Marcel Everts bt Trevor Long (Dec 12) 6-2, 6-3
Reveal CommentTrevor Long bt Hilari Frances Cabanes (Dec 11) 4-6, 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "A great competitive match only separated by a few points. Great game hilari "  -- Trevor
Rodd Ramsey bt Trevor Long (Dec 10) 6-3, 6-2
Reveal CommentDominic Neergheen bt Marcel Everts (Dec 10) 6-2, 5-7, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Cheers for an epic match Marcel, great introduction to the League!"  -- Dominic
Reveal CommentMarcel Everts bt Jeff Vurganov (Dec 8) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great match, thank you Jeff. Very enjoyable despite the weather conditions! All the seasons in one match!"  -- Marcel
Reveal CommentJeff Vurganov bt Rodd Ramsey (Dec 3) 5-7, 6-1, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great game Rod. I can feel your pain. Can’t believe I have managed to come up on the top after you had three match points. "  -- Jeff
Reveal CommentHilari Frances Cabanes bt Jeff Vurganov (Dec 2) 7-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Epic two and a half hours match that could've gone either way. The 14-12 tie-break in the first set shows how extremely tied it was. Great fun as always to play with Jeff."  -- Hilari

Current Rankings:

  1. Marcel Heinrichs [W1, L1] 3
  2. Rohan Sundramoorthi [W1] 2
  3. Edward De Petrucci [L1] 1
  4. Adam Jones
  5. Antoine Simon 10.2
  6. Katharine Booth
  7. Peter Boyse
  8. Sergey Nikolaienkov

Match Results:

Reveal CommentRohan Sundramoorthi bt Marcel Heinrichs (Dec 12) 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-5)

Player Comments:

  • "This match was outrageously tight. It could have gone either way. Marcel was uncompromising in the first set and much sharper. The second set was a better contest, and led us nicely to a gruelling third set and third set tiebreaker. My opponent played some remarkable tennis to save match point; including an inch-perfect, truly sublime drop-shot to make it 6-6. I held on to win the match but there were only a couple of points in it.."  -- Rohan
Marcel Heinrichs bt Edward De Petrucci (Dec 10) 6-1, 4-6, 6-0

Current Rankings:

  1. Nick King [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Lee Chiu 8.2 [W1, L1] 2
  3. Duncan Webb [L1] 1
  4. Ganesh Venkat [L2]
  5. Milan Neergheen
  6. Scott Milburn

Match Results:

Reveal CommentNick King bt Duncan Webb (Dec 13) 7-5, 4-6, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Absolutely epic game. So many deuces, long rallies, great winners (and yes, unforced errors too!). Really well matched - just the sort of match everyone wants."  -- Nick
Reveal CommentNick King bt Ganesh Venkat (Dec 9) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Some good rallies in there "  -- Nick
Reveal CommentLee Chiu bt Ganesh Venkat (Dec 8) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for game Ganesh!"  -- Lee
Reveal CommentNick King bt Lee Chiu (Dec 2) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Closer game than the scoreline suggests - Lee has a great serve and a booming forehand and very handy at the net. Thanks for the game Lee. "  -- Nick

Current Rankings:

  1. Bankole Atiba [W1] 2
  2. Abdelaziz Elasmar [L1]
  3. Javier Pordomingo
  4. Laura Blake
  5. Neil Shah
  6. Olena Karazieieva
  7. Victor Rivero Ausucua
  8. Yulia Kitova 10.2

Match Results:

Reveal CommentBankole Atiba bt Abdelaziz Elasmar (Dec 8) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Nice to get off and running. Good match. Wish Zizzo the best in the rest of his matches"  -- Bankole

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Southwark & Borough archive.
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)