Friendly, competitive tennis on Waltham Forest'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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Ridgeway Park - serving up an ace!
Ridgeway Park - serving up an ace!

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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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Primary Venues

Lloyd Park

Walthamstow, London, E17 5EH
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Chingford School of Tennis

Rolls Park, Hickman Avenue, off Larkshall Road, Highams Park, London, E4 9JG
Tel: 020 8523 0900
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Ridgeway Park

Chingford, London, E4 6XU
Tel: 0203-794-0109
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Other Venues

Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre

Eton Manor, Leadmill Lane, London, E20 3AD
Tel: 08456 770 604
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Jubilee Park

Galliard Road, Edmonton, London, N9 7RH
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Collapse AllWaltham Forest Singles - Round 6 | Thursday 28 September 2017 to Wednesday 22 November 2017 (Midpoint: Wednesday 25 October 2017)

Current Rankings:

  1. Roland Gurney [W3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Tomasz Jaxa-Chamiec [W1] 2
  3. Richard Sloggett [W1, L1] 2
  4. Matt Morgan [L2] 1
  5. Dan Kramer [L1]
  6. Stuart Younger 8.2 [L1]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentRichard Sloggett bt Matt Morgan (Oct 14) 6-2, 3-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "To be continued this Sunday"  -- Richard
Reveal CommentRoland Gurney bt Matt Morgan (Oct 13) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Matt has a good game and we had some long points. The score line didn't really reflect the match."  -- Roland
Reveal CommentRoland Gurney bt Stuart Younger (Oct 11) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Stuart played well and has a great serve. We had some long rallies and he made me play a lot of balls. I had to earn points and it was a good match. "  -- Roland
Reveal CommentTomasz Jaxa-Chamiec bt Dan Kramer (Oct 10) 6-4, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "The scoreline didn't do the match justice, long deuce games throughout and some good points played. Good win in the end for Tom, well played!"  -- Dan
Reveal CommentRoland Gurney bt Richard Sloggett (Sep 29) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "We had a great game with some excellent rallies. Richard didn't give away many cheap points so I had to be aggressive to get the ball past him. "  -- Roland

Current Rankings:

  1. Jack Krawczyk 10.2 [W2, L1] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Kevin Broderick [W2] 4
  3. James Medcalf 10.2 [L1] 1
  4. Adam Walters [L1]
  5. Sam Schwab [L1]
  6. Gilbert Ward

Match Results:

Kevin Broderick bt Jack Krawczyk (Oct 15) 0-6, 6-1, 6-1
Jack Krawczyk bt Adam Walters (Oct 14) 6-0, 6-2
Kevin Broderick bt Sam Schwab (Oct 14) 6-2, 6-2
Jack Krawczyk bt James Medcalf (Oct 8) 6-4, 2-6, 6-4

Current Rankings:

  1. Toby Spearpoint [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Michelle Greeff [W1] 2
  3. Vasco Silva [W1] 2
  4. Olwyn McCollin [L1]
  5. Philip Barnes 10.2
  6. Rob Edge

Match Results:

Reveal CommentToby Spearpoint bt Olwyn McCollin (Oct 15) 6-2, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Fun match on another gorgeous Sunday. "  -- Toby
Vasco Silva bt Toby Spearpoint (Oct 14) 6-2, 6-1
Reveal CommentMichelle Greeff bt Toby Spearpoint (Oct 8) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "I can pretend it was my hangover or the sun in my eyes but really Michelle is better. A fun friendly game in the gorgeous Sunday sun. "  -- Toby

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Waltham Forest archive.
The results listed here include the current and previous rounds for Waltham Forest. 

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.

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

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)