Friendly, competitive tennis on West Ham Park & Newham'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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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

West Ham Park

West Ham Park, London, E7 9PU
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Other Venues

Canning Town Recreation Ground

Canning Town Recreation Ground, Prince Regent Lane, Custom House, London, E16
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Gooseley Playing Fields

St Alban's Avenue, East Ham, London, E6
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Hermit Road Recreation Ground

Hermit Road, Plaistow, London, E13
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Little Ilford Park

Church Road, Manor Park, London, E12
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Lyle Park

Bradfield Road, Silvertown, London, E16
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New Beckton Park

Savage Gardens, East Ham, London, E6 5PU
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Plashet Park

Plashet Grove, Forest Gate, London, E7
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Royal Victoria Gardens

Pier Road, Off Albert Road, Custom House, London, E16
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Stratford Park

West Ham Lane, Stratford, London, E15 4DZ
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"Many thanks for the ongoing support throughout the tournament from all those involved in organising the West Ham League. I feel very honoured at being the first crowned winner so will cherish this with poignancy. The whole group deserves credit too as the high scoring showed the competitive edge and meant only outright wins would guarantee the 1st prize. The concerted push in the final weekend by all showed that most wanted to finish significantly higher than their current positions and this added to the tension and excitement of fighting to take the title. As the benchmark has been set, I will definitely be defending the title and I daresay the other players will be in contention stepping up their game to get their hands on the accolade!" 

Henry Horton

"It was great to make new friends and play my matches against a variety of opponents. I thoroughly enjoyed it!",

Zak Iqbal

"I really enjoyed my 1st round in the West Ham Park league. . . brought back many happy memories of playing in the 80s in West Ham Park, wearing my 'Dunlop Greenflash', Taccini tennis tops, Wilson tube long tennis socks. . . wow the good days. Back then played in the 'Round Robin' & 'Prudential' tournaments. Met some great people and played some interesting games in this league," 

Derek Francois

"Thanks a lot for organising the league was really good fun!" 

Federico Roa

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Report your results

Collapse AllWest Ham Park & Newham Singles - Round 24 | Thursday 18 May 2017 to Wednesday 12 July 2017 (Midpoint: Wednesday 14 June 2017)

Current Rankings:

  1. Gintas Zubauskas [W1, L1] 3
  2. Miles Thomas 8.2 [W1] 2
  3. Ihor Chornous 10.2 [L1] 1
  4. Abisola Shoyemi 9.1
  5. Ivan Georgiev 8.1
  6. Rafael Gisbert

Match Results:

Miles Thomas bt Gintas Zubauskas (May 21) 2-6, 6-1, 6-1
Reveal CommentGintas Zubauskas bt Ihor Chornous (May 20) 3-6, 6-1, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Thanks for great match and many thanks for landing me your racket as mine was broke during first set - Gintas"  -- Gintas

Current Rankings:

  1. Dante Di diego
  2. Gabriel Dinu 9.2
  3. Ian McLeod 9.1
  4. Jenny Challis
  5. Tamzin Amin 9.2
  6. Zak Iqbal 10.1

Current Rankings:

  1. Nihar Baldev 10.1 [W1] 2
  2. Alexander Leibinger [L1]
  3. Anne Corbett 10.2
  4. Matthew Ward
  5. Richard O'halloran 10.2
  6. Vasco Silva

Match Results:

Reveal CommentNihar Baldev bt Alexander Leibinger (May 20) 6-4, 7-6 (11-9)

Player Comments:

  • "Considering it was the first league match of the season. It was tiring for both of us. Alex led 5-3 in the se one set, only to be broken straight back and the match went to tie break. It seemed like a never ending tie break with me having a 6-2 lead in the tie break and Aled managed to level it at 6-6. He led 8-7 on his own serve. The tie break somehow ended 11-9 to me. Third set would have tough on both of us, since we had already played a couple hours by then. "  -- Nihar

Current Rankings:

  1. Ade Afolabi 9.2
  2. Auri Klimas
  3. Dini Patel
  4. Elena Gomis Vicent
  5. Jonathan Ely 10.2

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the West Ham Park & Newham archive.
The results listed here include the current and previous rounds for West Ham Park & Newham. 

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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