Friendly, competitive tennis on Sutton Coldfield's public courts

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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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.


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 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.

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

Pype Hayes Park

Birmingham, B24 0HG Tel: 07814 179875 full venue details »

Mere Green Community Centre

Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 5BT Tel: 0121 4646910 full venue details »

Bishop Walsh Catholic School

Wylde Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, B76 1QT Tel: full venue details »

Club Venues

Sutton Coldfield Tennis Club

Highbridge Road, Sutton Coldfield, B73 5QB Tel: 01213 550917 full venue details »
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Collapse AllSutton Coldfield Singles - Round 11 | Thursday 1 October 2020 to Wednesday 4 November 2020 (Midpoint: Wednesday 28 October 2020)

Such a shame we had to end the round two weeks early due to lockdown but not before some great matches had already been played! A great effort from everyone and we look forward to getting going again soon!

Group Summary:

There were 2 new faces at the top of the table as Michael finished a single point clear of Helena in runner up spot to secure the Group 1 crown. Kudos to Helena for winning their head to head, a "great match" with some "high quality tennis", however the point Michael picked up from winning a set in this defeat edged him clear in the standings.

Final Rankings:

  1. Michael Tandy [W3, L1] 9 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Helena Simmonds [W3, L1] 8 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. David Brown [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Ryan Sohal [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Liam Irons [W1, L4] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Shaun Graham [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Sarah Cotgreave [L2] 1
  8. Craig Adkins

Match Results:

Reveal CommentHelena Simmonds bt David Brown (Oct 26) 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great match David... really tense and so many deuces!!!"  -- Helena
Reveal CommentRyan Sohal bt Helena Simmonds (Oct 25) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "This was a tough match against Helena, who played well in both sets."  -- Ryan
Reveal CommentLiam Irons bt Shaun Graham (Oct 25) 6-4, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "We survived the sun the wind and the wet slippy surface and still managed a great game. 👍🏼"  -- Liam
Reveal CommentShaun Graham bt Sarah Cotgreave (Oct 23) 6-0, 7-6 (7-4)

Player Comments:

  • "It was a very competitive match Sarah is a really good and wonderful player she will give people a tough game in this league thanks for the game Sarah "  -- Shaun
Reveal CommentDavid Brown bt Shaun Graham (Oct 22) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good game mate had some top rallies, even though we got a bit distracted"  -- David
Reveal CommentHelena Simmonds bt Michael Tandy (Oct 18) 4-6, 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great match! Loads of good rallies and some high quality tennis. Thanks Mike." -- Helena
Reveal CommentDavid Brown bt Liam Irons (Oct 18) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Fun match, feel like we both had another level to go up. Cheers Liam good luck with the rest."  -- David
Reveal CommentMichael Tandy bt Sarah Cotgreave (Oct 17) 6-1, 3-6, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Sarah. We had some good rallies."  -- Michael
Reveal CommentRyan Sohal bt Liam Irons (Oct 15) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Liam your a cool guy with a tricky game to play against."  -- Ryan
Reveal CommentHelena Simmonds bt Liam Irons (Oct 11) 6-1, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Can't believe you only started playing tennis this year Liam. I really hope we have converted you from squash!!" -- Helena
Reveal CommentMichael Tandy bt Ryan Sohal (Oct 10) 7-5, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "There was lots of deuce games that could have gone either way. Michael your a great guy that brings a great attitude to the court."  -- Ryan

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentMichael Tandy bt Liam Irons (Oct 5) 4-6, 6-3, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Well played Liam. The match was an enjoyable and tiring! It was very close and had many many many long rallies. The match could have gone either way."  -- Michael


Looking for previous matches? Visit the Sutton Coldfield archive.
The results listed here include the current and previous round of Singles matches for Sutton Coldfield.

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) 

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)