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

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 6XU
Tel: 0203-794-0109
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Other Venues

Jubilee Park

Galliard Road, Edmonton, London, N9 7RH
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Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre

Eton Manor, Leadmill Lane, London, E20 3AD
Tel: 08456 770 604
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Collapse AllWaltham Forest Singles - Round 5 | Thursday 13 July 2017 to Wednesday 6 September 2017 (Midpoint: Wednesday 9 August 2017)

Current Rankings:

  1. Dan Kramer [W2, L1] 7 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Tomasz Jaxa-Chamiec [W2] 4
  3. Slobodan Janjcic [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  4. CHARLIE LEMAY [L1]
  5. Ishmael Chohan [L1]
  6. Richard Sloggett
  7. Tom Rozwadowski

Match Results:

Dan Kramer bt Ishmael Chohan (Aug 5) 6-0, 6-2
Tomasz Jaxa-Chamiec bt Dan Kramer (Jul 25) 3-6, 6-3, 6-3
Tomasz Jaxa-Chamiec bt Slobodan Janjcic (Jul 20) 6-3, 7-6 (8-6)
Dan Kramer bt Slobodan Janjcic (Jul 16) 6-4, 7-6
Slobodan Janjcic bt CHARLIE LEMAY (Jul 13) 6-3, 6-4

Current Rankings:

  1. James Medcalf 10.2 [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Nick Wright [W1, L1, UF1] 4
  3. Sam Schwab [W1, UF1] 3
  4. Gabriel Dinu 9.2 [W1] 2
  5. Vasco Silva [W1, L1] 2
  6. Philip Barnes 10.2 [L1]

Match Results:

Reveal CommentSam Schwab v Nick Wright (Aug 14) 3-6, 6-2 TBC

Player Comments:

  • "Close game....looking forward to the deciding set!"  -- Sam
Nick Wright bt Philip Barnes (Aug 12) 6-1, 6-4
Sam Schwab bt Vasco Silva (Aug 10) 6-4, 6-0
Reveal CommentJames Medcalf bt Nick Wright (Jul 20) 7-6, 2-6, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great close match! Had to battle the midges and the dying light but well worth it."  -- James
Vasco Silva bt James Medcalf (Jul 18) 7-6 (7-3), 6-3
Gabriel Dinu bt James Medcalf (Jul 16) 6-3, 6-0

Current Rankings:

  1. Adam Walters [W5, L1] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Mark Rider [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  3. Karen Wright [W3, L3] 8 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Giacomo Vannucchi [W2, L1] 6 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Michelle Greeff [W2, L1] 4
  6. Toby Spearpoint [W1, L5] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Byron Mardas [L4] 2 includes 2 bonus points
  8. Helen Wilson [L2]

Match Results:

Michelle Greeff bt Karen Wright (Aug 12) 6-0, 6-2
Giacomo Vannucchi bt Toby Spearpoint (Aug 8) 6-4, 6-3
Mark Rider bt Michelle Greeff (Aug 7) 6-2, 6-4
Giacomo Vannucchi bt Karen Wright (Aug 6) 7-5, 6-0
Karen Wright bt Byron Mardas (Aug 5) 6-3, 6-3
Michelle Greeff bt Toby Spearpoint (Aug 1) 6-1, 6-3
Adam Walters bt Giacomo Vannucchi (Jul 31) 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentKaren Wright bt Helen Wilson (Jul 31) 6-2, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyable match, some great rallies and a very close second set. "  -- Karen
Mark Rider bt Byron Mardas (Jul 31) 6-2, 6-2
Mark Rider bt Adam Walters (Jul 30) 6-2, 6-2
Toby Spearpoint bt Byron Mardas (Jul 29) Walkover
Adam Walters bt Byron Mardas (Jul 27) 7-5, 6-0
Adam Walters bt Karen Wright (Jul 26) 6-2, 6-0
Adam Walters bt Toby Spearpoint (Jul 24) 6-0, 6-3
Mark Rider bt Toby Spearpoint (Jul 21) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentAdam Walters bt Helen Wilson (Jul 19) 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great match - really good rallies."  -- Adam
Karen Wright bt Toby Spearpoint (Jul 19) 6-2, 6-2

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:
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