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!

Close matches, close by.

Ridgeway Park - serving up an ace!
Ridgeway Park - serving up an ace!

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Join The League

New rounds for the Waltham Forest league start regularly. See next round dates and entry fees above. Entries close the Monday before a round starts. You are never committed to joining more than one round and round usually last eight weeks (ten weeks where we also run doubles rounds).

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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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If you notice any of our venue information is out of date, missing court costs or opening hours please let us know.

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Primary Venues

Chingford School of Tennis

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

Walthamstow, London, E17 5EH
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Ridgeway Park

Chingford, London, E4 6RS
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Report your results

Collapse AllWaltham Forest Singles - Round 3 | Thursday 9 February 2017 to Wednesday 5 April 2017 (Midpoint: Wednesday 8 March 2017)

Current Rankings:

  1. Avvon Chambers [W1] 2
  2. Eric Huang 10.2 [W1] 2
  3. Lawrence Garner-Allen [L1]
  4. Peter Carey 10.2 [L1]
  5. Gilbert Ward
  6. Nick Mayes 10.1
  7. Richard Sloggett
  8. Vasco Silva

Match Results:

Reveal CommentAvvon Chambers bt Lawrence Garner-Allen (Feb 19) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Pretty rusty having not played for a while, but enjoyed the match Avvon, cheers," -- Lawrence
Reveal CommentEric Huang bt Peter Carey (Feb 16) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "good fun in the drizzle. thanks for the match. "  -- Eric

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)