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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
  • We welcome 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

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Primary Venues

Bankes Park

Billinge Street, Billinge, WN5 7HR Tel: full venue details »

Eccleston Park Tennis Club

1 Forest Close, Eccleston Park, Prescott, L34 2TT Tel: 01744 608708 full venue details »

Mesnes Park

Park Road North, Newton le Willows, St Helens, WA12 9UW Tel: full venue details »

Newton-Le-Willows Tennis Club

c/o Newton Sports Club, Crow Lane East, Newton Le Willows, WA12 9XE Tel: full venue details »

Queens Park Recreation Ground

Cambridge Road, St Helens, Merseyside, WA10 2LT Tel: full venue details »

Rainford Tennis Club

Julibee Recreation Ground, Church Road, St Helens, WA11 8HE Tel: full venue details »

Ruskin Tennis Club

Ruskin Drive, Dentons Green, St Helens, WA10 6RP Tel: full venue details »

Victoria Park Tennis Courts

Bishop Road, St Helens, Lancashire, WA10 2UE Tel: full venue details »

Runcorn Hill Park

Highlands Road, Runcorn, WA7 4PT Tel: 0151 5116576 full venue details »

Widnes Tennis Academy

Highfield Road, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 7DW Tel: 01512578317 full venue details »

Victoria Park Widnes

Birchfield Road, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 7SU Tel: full venue details »

Hough Green Park

Mayfield Avenue, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 8PW Tel: full venue details »
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Collapse AllSt Helens & Halton Singles - Round 2 | Thursday 17 June 2021 to Wednesday 11 August 2021 (Midpoint: Wednesday 14 July 2021)

Current Rankings:

  1. Robert Evans 9.1 [W5] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  2. John Tickle [W4, L1] 11 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Heidi Edwards [W2, L2] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Angie Williams [W1, L3] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Michael Goodwin [L2] 1
  6. Lee Edwards [L4]
  7. David Lowe 8.2

Match Results:

Robert Evans bt Lee Edwards (Aug 1) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentJohn Tickle bt Michael Goodwin (Jul 29) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Mike."  -- John
Robert Evans bt Heidi Edwards (Jul 26) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentAngie Williams bt Lee Edwards (Jul 20) 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Very close match hard fought! Thanks Lee "  -- Angie
Reveal CommentJohn Tickle bt Lee Edwards (Jul 17) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Lee."  -- John
Reveal CommentHeidi Edwards bt Lee Edwards (Jul 14) 6-0, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Never assume the game’s in the bag! Great second set which went to the wire. "  -- Heidi
Reveal CommentJohn Tickle bt Angie Williams (Jul 13) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Angie, enjoyed the match."  -- John
Reveal CommentHeidi Edwards bt Angie Williams (Jul 11) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A great game with my training buddy. Result went my way today... on another day that could easily be reversed. Some lovely rallies, think we both played a different game compared to 3months ago :)"  -- Heidi
Reveal CommentJohn Tickle bt Heidi Edwards (Jul 10) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Heidi, really enjoyed it - John."  -- John
  • "Thank you for a competitive, enjoyable and good humoured game today, John. Good luck in your remaining games." -- Heidi
Reveal CommentRobert Evans bt Michael Goodwin (Jul 9) 3-6, 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Good 2 hour match, thanks Mike."  -- Robert
Reveal CommentRobert Evans bt John Tickle (Jun 27) 6-4, 2-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Very close match as the scoreline suggests, could have gone either way. Thanks for the game John"  -- Robert
  • "Thanks for the great competitive game Rob, really enjoyed it (now that I have recovered!)." -- John
Reveal CommentRobert Evans bt Angie Williams (Jun 26) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for the game Angie"  -- Robert

Current Rankings:

  1. Lesley Houghton [W5, L1] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Ryan Paden 10.2 [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Andy Porter [W2, L2] 5
  4. Benjamin Wong [L4] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Barry Hutton [L1]
  6. Laura Fletcher [L2]
  7. Sergiu Nicolae Neagu [L1]
  8. Daniel Giles

Match Results:

Reveal CommentAndy Porter bt Benjamin Wong (Aug 2) 6-1, 6-7 (4-7), 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Tough 3 setter, Ben upped it in the 2nd set hitting some great returns and pass shots"  -- Andy
Reveal CommentRyan Paden bt Andy Porter (Jul 23) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Really good game against Andy. At 5-4 in Set 2 we were back and forth at deuce for some time, and if he'd have edged it I think I'd have struggled to put up much more of a fight afterwards as was running on empty! Looking forward to a return game soon."  -- Ryan
Reveal CommentRyan Paden bt Laura Fletcher (Jul 12) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Good luck going forward Laura"  -- Ryan
Reveal CommentLesley Houghton bt Benjamin Wong (Jul 12) 7-5, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great fun playing you Ben.. thanks! Hope you enjoyed the sauna 👍"  -- Lesley
Reveal CommentLesley Houghton bt Andy Porter (Jul 12) 4-6, 6-4, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Very close match. We both made some effective shots and made each other run around the court. Andy hit some nice serves. Hope to see you again soon. Thanks 🙏 "  -- Lesley
  • "Great game Lesley. Really great all round game" -- Andy
Reveal CommentAndy Porter bt Benjamin Wong (Jul 9) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks Ben. Really enjoyed that. Loki forward to playing you again "  -- Andy
Reveal CommentRyan Paden bt Benjamin Wong (Jul 8) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Another good match. We stayed around afterwards for a while to rally and both played much better shots then! If he brings them to a match then he will be tough to beat. Best of luck for your remaining matches ..."  -- Ryan
Reveal CommentRyan Paden bt Lesley Houghton (Jul 3) 7-5, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyable. We were very evenly matched I thought! Thank you Lesley and good luck for your remaining games."  -- Ryan
Reveal CommentLesley Houghton bt Laura Fletcher (Jun 22) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Laura. Your love and passion for this sport will help drive your progress. Keep working on that serve. The slice on the ball will be very effective one day. It was an absolute pleasure meeting you xx "  -- Lesley
Reveal CommentLesley Houghton bt Sergiu Nicolae Neagu (Jun 20) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyed playing Serg. Had a laugh. Nice forehand. Good luck with your next match. "  -- Lesley
Reveal CommentLesley Houghton bt Barry Hutton (Jun 19) 0-1 Barry Hutton Retired

Player Comments:

  • "Sadly Barry went over on his foot and twisted his ankle so the match was stopped after the first game. It was lovely to meet you. Hope you recover quickly and to see you again soon. "  -- Lesley


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

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).

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