Friendly, competitive tennis on Adur & Worthing's public courts

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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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Every player who completes three matches by the midway point of any round is sent a FREE can of tennis balls! Plus there are great offers all the time in our shop.


This is how it works:

  • Players are organised into groups of between 5 to 9 people of a similar standard
  • It is a mixed sex, singles league, so men and women play each other
  • Groups are put together by standard and there can be any combination of men and women in a group (we do not guarantee a balance of men and women and you could be the only man in a group of women or vice versa!)
  • Contact details are emailed and posted to each player's account page
  • Players arrange their own matches
  • You can play on any court that suits both players

The league is:

  • For everyone over the age of 18
  • 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. Contact details are also posted to your Account Page
  • 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
  • A point is awarded for each set won
  • 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 voucher for £20 to be spent in the Local Tennis League online shop. A winner's certificate is also posted to the winner's Account Page as a PDF file.
  • Where possible, winners of groups are promoted to the group above for the next round.

See here for the complete rules and regulations

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 the team who will be happy to help!

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Primary Venues

Field Place

The Boulevard, Worthing, Sussex, BN13 1NP Tel: full venue details »

Church House Grounds

Church Road, Tarring, Worthing, Sussex, BN13 IEU Tel: (01273) 263 054 full venue details »

Steyning Tennis Club

3 Charlton Street, Steyning, West Sussex, BN44 3LE Tel: full venue details »

Buckingham Park

Shoreham-by-Sea, Worthing, Sussex, BN43 6AH Tel: full venue details »

Davison Leisure Centre

Selborne Road, Worthing, Sussex, BN11 2JX Tel: full venue details »

Homefield Park

Newland Road, Worthing, Sussex, BN11 2RH Tel: 01273 263060 full venue details »

Norfolk Gardens

Sea Road, Littlehampton, West Sussex, BN17 5TJ Tel: full venue details »

Club Venues

West Worthing Club

Titnore Way, Worthing, West Sussex, BN13 3RT Tel: 01903 247270 full venue details »

"It was good to see a well supported league with 8 players and all keen to continue to play, so hopefully Worthing league will continue...All players seemed to say this was a great way to meet other players and get back into tennis," 

Paul Ramsden

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Collapse AllAdur & Worthing Singles - Round 25 | Thursday 10 September 2020 to Wednesday 4 November 2020 (Midpoint: Wednesday 7 October 2020)

Great to get this round in before the second lockdown and although there was just one group it was a busy one! Keep safe and we're looking forward to getting going again soon!

Group Summary:

There were 2 new faces at the top of the table as Matthew produced a clean sweep of 7 wins to finish as group champ. It was a closer contest for runner up spot but Paul's combination of 4 wins and midway bonus points edged him clear of Robbie and Rob although both had strong rounds too. Matthew showed his fighting spirit in hard fought wins against Robbie and Paul, the latter match ending in "deteriorating light"... well played!

Final Rankings:

  1. Matthew Taylor [W7] 16 includes 2 bonus points WINNER
  2. Paul King [W4, L3] 13 includes 2 bonus points RUNNER UP
  3. Robbie Mann [W6, L1] 12
  4. Rob Coskin [W5, L2] 12 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Gerald Mackenzie [W1, L4] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Antonello Zottola [W1, L5] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  7. Brittani Wilson [W1, L4] 2
  8. Fiona Rose [L6] 2 includes 2 bonus points

Match Results:

Robbie Mann bt Gerald Mackenzie (Nov 3) 6-1, 6-2
Robbie Mann bt Rob Coskin (Nov 1) 6-4, 6-3
Paul King bt Brittani Wilson (Oct 31) 6-1, 6-1
Robbie Mann bt Brittani Wilson (Oct 28) 6-0, 6-2
Reveal CommentRobbie Mann bt Antonello Zottola (Oct 23) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Good match, Robbie's a nice chap and just too good, so match didn't last very long! Looking forward to improving enough to take a game, one day! Thanks Robbie 😁"  -- Antonello
Robbie Mann bt Paul King (Oct 22) 6-3, 4-6, 6-4
Reveal CommentGerald Mackenzie bt Antonello Zottola (Oct 18) 7-5, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good game Tony using his Squash skills with those short little drop shots..caused me a calf strain sun in our eyes but good game to finally win...first game was 8-6"  -- Gerald
Reveal CommentPaul King bt Fiona Rose (Oct 17) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Great fun, really enjoyed the match with Paul. "  -- Fiona
Reveal CommentRob Coskin bt Fiona Rose (Oct 11) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Nice to meet Fiona. 2-3 games went to deuce. Both of us played better just whacking balls to and through after match."  -- Rob
Reveal CommentMatthew Taylor bt Brittani Wilson (Oct 11) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Lovely sunny morning for a much closer tennis match than the score suggested. Had a great match and lovely chat too. Thanks Britt!!"  -- Matthew
Reveal CommentMatthew Taylor bt Fiona Rose (Oct 7) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "we were lucky to have lovely weather for the game and it was played in a great spirit. Thanks Fiona, good to meet you."  -- Matthew
Robbie Mann bt Fiona Rose (Oct 3) 6-0, 6-3

Match of the Group:

Reveal CommentMatthew Taylor bt Paul King (Oct 3) 5-7, 6-4, [12-10]

Player Comments:

  • "Excellent and very close match. Could have gone either way, played in a good and fair spirit. Great tennis all round. Had to play shortened 3rd set due to the deteriorating light. Thanks for a great match Paul "  -- Matthew
Reveal CommentBrittani Wilson bt Fiona Rose (Sep 26) 6-1, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "Great match despite the windy conditions! "  -- Brittani
Reveal CommentMatthew Taylor bt Robbie Mann (Sep 26) 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (7-0)

Player Comments:

  • "really competitive and close match, could have gone either way. top bloke Rob and looking forward to the rematch :)"  -- Matthew
Reveal CommentMatthew Taylor bt Rob Coskin (Sep 25) 6-1, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "cheers Rob, great match. god that wind!!! see you agin soon for a game "  -- Matthew
Reveal CommentMatthew Taylor bt Gerald Mackenzie (Sep 25) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "great games, lots of laughs, very very windy; thanks kenzie. hope the calf feels better"  -- Matthew
Reveal CommentRob Coskin bt Antonello Zottola (Sep 23) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Indoor tennis match"  -- Rob
Matthew Taylor bt Antonello Zottola (Sep 21) 6-1, 6-0
Reveal CommentRob Coskin bt Paul King (Sep 21) 2-6, 6-0, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good match with paul. Finishing under the lights ,on the newly surfaced courts of field place."  -- Rob
Reveal CommentRob Coskin bt Gerald Mackenzie (Sep 20) 6-1, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Wind had a significant influence on play."  -- Rob
Reveal CommentAntonello Zottola bt Fiona Rose (Sep 19) 6-4, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "This was my first ever match. I had so much fun today. Tony is such a gentleman and played really well. There was a lot of laughing and joking which made it even better." -- Fiona
Reveal CommentPaul King bt Antonello Zottola (Sep 19) 6-1, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Bit of a tussle, but Paul won after an hour and 20. Great games, very enjoyable."  -- Antonello
Reveal CommentRob Coskin bt Brittani Wilson (Sep 13) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "We were trading baseline shots in the afternoon sun. A good work out."  -- Rob
Reveal CommentPaul King bt Gerald Mackenzie (Sep 12) 6-0, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Have I ticked the right box? We only played two sets (so best of three)..."  -- Paul


Looking for previous matches? Visit the Adur & Worthing archive.
The results listed here include the current and previous round of Singles matches for Adur & Worthing.

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 (typically a free can of HEAD tennis balls). Bonus prizes must be claimed within 28 days using the link posted to the player's Account page. The link is also emailed to players.

Please note, while matches tied at one set all may be completed with a matchtiebreak, singles matches completed to this shortened format, do not count toward bonus points.

Understanding the current rankings display: 
Player name, [LTA rating - if known], 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. Additional commentaries may be added by submitting a result revision (see the pencil icon next to your results)