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HOW IT WORKS:

  • 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

THE LEAGUE IS:

  • For anyone over the age of 18
  • For beginners as well as advanced players

KEY POINTS:

  • 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 their ITF World Tennis Number
  • 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 play 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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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

York Sports Centre

University of York Heslington West campus, accessible from Heslington Lane, York, YO10 5NA Tel: 01904 323855 full venue details »

Rowntree Park

Terry Avenue by the River Ouse, York, YO23 1JQ Tel: full venue details »

Energise

Cornlands Road, York, YO24 3DX Tel: 01904 552424 full venue details »

Hull Road Park

Alcuin Avenue, Hull Road, York, YO10 3TQ Tel: full venue details »

York St John University Tennis Centre

York St John University Tennis Centre, Haxby Road Sports Park, Haxby Road, York, YO31 8TA Tel: 01904 876340 full venue details »

Other Venues

Glen Gardens

Heworth, York, YO31 0XH Tel: full venue details »

Club Venues

York Tennis Club

York Sports Club, Shipton Road, Clifton, YO30 5RE Tel: full venue details »
Report your results

Collapse AllYork Singles - Round 17 | Thursday 25 August 2022 to Wednesday 19 October 2022 (Midpoint: Wednesday 21 September 2022)

Current Rankings:

Pos. Name Played P Won W Lost L Bonus BNS Total PTS Form
1 John Tomsett 6 3 3 2 9 WWLW
2 Hang Kei Wu 3 3 0 2 8 WWW
3 Ben Jacobs 5 3 2 2 8 WWLW
4 Michael Veal 3 1 2 2 5 LLW
5 Joel Wright 2 2 0 0 4 WW
6 Joel Mitchell 3 1 2 2 4 LLW
7 Benjamin Jones 2 0 2 0 2 LL
8 Vito Polito 2 0 2 0 1 LL
9 Jo Vince 0 0 0 0 0 0

Match Results:

Hang Kei Wu bt Joel Mitchell (Sep 21) 6-0, 6-0
John Tomsett bt Joel Mitchell (Sep 20) 6-2, 6-2
Reveal CommentJohn Tomsett bt Vito Polito (Sep 19) 4-6, 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great fun!"  -- John
Reveal CommentBen Jacobs bt Michael Veal (Sep 16) 6-1, 1-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Really good match. A similar set each way, followed by a very close 3rd set, completed just as the light was fading. Thanks Michael, really enjoyable."  -- Ben
Reveal CommentHang Kei Wu bt Michael Veal (Sep 14) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Hang beat me all ends up again! Great game and well played sir."  -- Michael
  • "Good match" -- Hang
Reveal CommentBen Jacobs bt Vito Polito (Sep 13) 7-6 (9-7), 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Fantastic match, momentum kept swinging. We very close with some great rallies. Thanks Vito, great to meet you."  -- Ben
Reveal CommentMichael Veal bt John Tomsett (Sep 11) 4-6, 6-2, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Really good game that swung both ways. Enjoyed the match very much with some excellent rallies and winners in there!"  -- Michael
Reveal CommentJohn Tomsett bt Benjamin Jones (Sep 11) 6-2, 3-6, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Cracking game! Thanks Ben."  -- John
Reveal CommentJoel Mitchell bt Ben Jacobs (Sep 9) 6-2, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A good match played in tricky wet conditions. Some close games and great shots played by both players."  -- Joel
Reveal CommentHang Kei Wu bt John Tomsett (Sep 9) 6-0, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Wow! I never had a chance! Great fun. Hang was courtesy personified!"  -- John
Reveal CommentJoel Wright bt John Tomsett (Sep 8) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Ben is a gent and a good player to boot!"  -- John
Reveal CommentBen Jacobs bt Benjamin Jones (Sep 4) 6-2, 6-7 (5-7), 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Really good match. Very close with some long games on quite a warm Sunday afternoon. Cheers Ben."  -- Ben
Reveal CommentJoel Wright bt Ben Jacobs (Aug 30) 6-3, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Cheers Ben, some good rallies."  -- Joel

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the York archive. 

The results listed here include the current and previous Rounds matches for York.

Scoring Information:

You earn one point for every set you win. Players who play 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).

Comments:

Reporters of results are encouraged to leave a comment on the "Report Your Score" form.