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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
  • For 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

See here for the complete rules and regulations.


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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.

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Primary Venues

Gosling Sports Park

Stanborough Road, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6XE Tel: 01707 331056 full venue details »

Hertfordshire Sports Village

University of Hertfordshire de Havilland Campus, Hatfield Business Park, Hatfield, AL10 9EU Tel: 01707 284466 full venue details »

King George V Playing Fields

Beehive Lane, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL7 4BP Tel: full venue details »

Collapse AllWelwyn and Hatfield Singles - Round 5 | Thursday 11 November 2021 to Wednesday 5 January 2022 (Midpoint: Wednesday 8 December 2021)

You’ve made it through a winter Round – nice work! It’s always great to see matches played all year round and we hope you had fun meeting new people and improving your tennis skills. Now it's the New Year, it's time to start thinking about those resolutions and maybe Local Tennis Leagues can help. The dates for your 2022 Rounds are online now, so be sure to secure your place.

Group Summary:

Final Rankings:

  1. Rodney Wicks [W4] 8 WINNER
  2. Ian McLeod 8.2 [W1, L1] 2 RUNNER UP
  3. Stephen Hoffman [L2] withdrawn
  4. Ashley Guinn 8.2 [L1]
  5. Tony Minichiello 8.1 [L1]
  6. Matthew Betteridge

Match Results:

Reveal CommentRodney Wicks bt Ian McLeod (Jan 5) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Really enjoyed the match, Ian is a good player and we had some great rallies, I was in good form and played well today "  -- Rodney
Reveal CommentRodney Wicks bt Ashley Guinn (Dec 5) 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Closer than the score suggests, some luck with net cords for me and some good long rallies as Ashley chases everything down"  -- Rodney
Rodney Wicks bt Stephen Hoffman (Dec 2) Walkover
Reveal CommentIan McLeod bt Stephen Hoffman (Nov 21) 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Fun game with Stephen despite some wintry conditions! The match was a lot closer than the score suggests and we had some great rallies. Thanks for the match Stephen and good luck with the rest of your games."  -- Ian

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentRodney Wicks bt Tony Minichiello (Nov 13) 7-5, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Another good tussle against Tony, look forward to playing again soon"  -- Rodney


Looking for previous matches? Visit the Welwyn & Hatfield archive. 

The results listed here include the current and previous Rounds matches for Welwyn & Hatfield.

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: 

Players' names, 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.