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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
  • We welcome 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 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.

 

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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

The Batchwood Golf and Tennis Centre

Batchwood Drive, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 5XA Tel: full venue details »

Gosling Sports Park

Stanborough Road, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6XE Tel: 01707 331056 full venue details »

Rothamsted Park

Leyton Road, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL5 2HU Tel: full venue details »

Other Venues

Venue 360

20 Gipsy Lane, Luton, LU1 3JH Tel: 01582 418873 full venue details »

Clarence Park

St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 4NG Tel: full venue details »

London Colney Adventure World

Perham Way, London Colney, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL2 1LB Tel: full venue details »

Marford Road Playing Fields

Wheathampstead, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL4 8AT Tel: full venue details »

Napsbury Open Space

London Colney, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL2 1UA Tel: full venue details »

Sherwood Avenue Recreation Ground

Sandridge, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL4 9RW Tel: full venue details »

Spencer Meadows Courts

Sandridge, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL4 9DB Tel: full venue details »

Verulamium Park

Verulamium Park, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 4SW Tel: full venue details »

White Horse Lane

Behind Morris Playing Fields, London Colney, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL2 1GR Tel: full venue details »

Club Venues

Greenwood Park Lawn Tennis Club

Greenwood Park Lawn Tennis Club, Tippendell Lane, Chiswell Green, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL2 3HW Tel: full venue details »

"Excellent fun, really enjoyed it, met some nice people, am looking forward to the next round,"
 

Sunil Mehra

"I think the set-up you run is absolutely fantastic. Met some great people already and enjoyed some wonderful tennis. Tthank you once again for arranging such an enjoyable and competitive round. I may have lost a few more matches this time round, but for me the players you assembled were a good bunch, each talented players in their own way and as a result I enjoyed the challenge that much more - so thank you. Keep up the good work!" 

Bjorn Johnson

"Am really pleased to have joined the St Albans version of what I used to play at Highbury Fields. Great that Ed is a member at Townsend TC as we got to play on clay. A competitive match with some long rallies. I look forward to playing Ed again sometime," 

Alun Davies

"Cannot wait till the next round, I really enjoyed myself in this round. Overall, the concept of Local Tennis Leagues is a wonderful idea....",

Pavel Novotny

"This round was a lot of fun! I was really glad to get to play all my matches and have met some really nice people. What I love about the league is all the contacts you make!" 

Calvin Paul

"Local tennis leagues has been for me the perfect way to get back into competitive tennis. It's been great to meet new people and get in some great games. Looking forward to the next round in February," 

James Douglas

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Collapse AllSt Albans & Harpenden Singles - Round 47 | Thursday 8 April 2021 to Wednesday 2 June 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 5 May 2021)

Current Rankings:

  1. Jordan Harp 8.2 [W1] 2
  2. Deji Jaiyesimi [L1]
  3. Andrew De Csillery 7.2
  4. Anil Coskun
  5. Claire Morrison
  6. Gustavo Farina
  7. Richard Washbrook 7.1
  8. Vicente Luciani

Match Results:

Reveal CommentJordan Harp bt Deji Jaiyesimi (Apr 10) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Deceptive score line as was competitive throughout and as is always the case when I play Deji there were plenty of long rallies. I edged it on consistency today. Good to be playing again after weeks off! Good luck for the remaining matches Deji. "  -- Jordan

Current Rankings:

  1. Max Bourgognon [W1] 2
  2. Joe Wells [W1] 2
  3. Adeolu Soyele 8.1 [L1]
  4. Ross Rowan [L1]
  5. Ash Maw
  6. Dave Martell 8.2
  7. Nadeem Rehman

Match Results:

Reveal CommentMax Bourgognon bt Adeolu Soyele (Apr 14) 7-5, 1-0 Adeolu Soyele Retired

Player Comments:

  • "Great first set but Ade retired during the second set due to pain in the elbow."  -- Max
Reveal CommentJoe Wells bt Ross Rowan (Apr 10) 6-3, 7-6 (7-2)

Player Comments:

  • "Very good first match back against Ross. Was a very close match as the scoreline suggests. Both a tad rusty and Ross probably deserved to win the second set. Look forward to playing him again. "  -- Joe

Current Rankings:

  1. Stuart Purchase 8.2 [W1] 2
  2. Jonathan Sandars 9.1 [L1] 1
  3. Christopher Gorczewski
  4. Constantin Hagiu
  5. Leslie Okomi 8.1
  6. NJ Halley
  7. Toby Sweeney

Match Results:

Reveal CommentStuart Purchase bt Jonathan Sandars (Apr 9) 7-6 (7-1), 4-6, [11-9]

Player Comments:

  • "A very close first set with 2 breaks of serve each, Jonathan let 2 set points slip by but dominated the second establishing a 5-2 lead before Stuart rallied back to 4-5 , Jonathan served out for the second set to level up the match.We played a tiebreaker to decide the match due to the quickly fading light , Jonathan stormed into an 8-2 lead with Stuart just hanging in there suddenly it was 8-7 and a miraculous comeback with Stuart saving 2 match points and winning 11-9 . A great match well played Jonathan."  -- Stuart

Current Rankings:

  1. Amin Dahesh
  2. Ashley Guinn 8.2
  3. Chris Baynard-Smith
  4. James Lidgett 10.1
  5. Maria Skomorowska-Chwastek
  6. Oscar Gallego
  7. Sophie Stack 9.1

Current Rankings:

  1. Christopher Lowe 10.1 [W1] 2
  2. Rupert Ting 10.2 [UF1] 1
  3. Tim Kidd 9.2 [UF1]
  4. Alice Neild [L1]
  5. Alex Makarov
  6. Mark Stevens
  7. Tim Smith

Match Results:

Reveal CommentChristopher Lowe bt Alice Neild (Apr 14) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Some nice rallies and a beautiful afternoon to play. Thank you for the match Alice."  -- Christopher
Tim Kidd v Rupert Ting (Apr 12) 1-6, 4-3 TBC

Results

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The results listed here include the current and previous round of Singles matches for St Albans & Harpenden.

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: 
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:
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