Friendly, competitive tennis on Southampton'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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If you notice any of our venue information is out of date, missing court costs or opening hours please let us know.

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Primary Venues

Southampton Sports Centre

Thornhill Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO16 7AY
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David Lloyd Southampton

Brownhill Way Frogmore Lane, Southampton, Hampshire, SO16 0XS
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Portswood Recreation Ground

Grosvenor Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1WZ
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East Park

East Park Terrace, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 0DA
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Other Venues

Jem Tennis Hamble

Hamble Community Sports College, Satchell Lane, Hamble-le-Rice, SO31 4NE
Tel: 023 8045 2321
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St James' Park

Church Street, Upper Shirley, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 5LW
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Riverside Park

Manor Farm Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO18 2PH
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Club Venues

NoBad tennis club

Botley Road, Castle Lane Recreation Ground, North Baddesley, North Baddesley, Hampshire, SO52 9ED
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Romsey & Abbey Tennis Club

Romsey Sports Centre, Southampton Road, Romsey, SO51 8AF
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"It has been a pleasure for me to play in this league and I am enjoying every match a lot"

Raúl Fernández Contreras

"A big thank you to you guys for getting us all together, and looking forward to the next round!!  Going to return at least one of Andy's serves this time  GRRRR!!!"

Alistair Cooke

"The round was fantastic and I played some great players along the way! I also think its a great way to play people in a competitive environment without being a member of a club so thank you very much!"

Joel

"I have really enjoyed getting back into my tennis and when I am back in the UK for longer will definitely want to play in more leagues," 

Dom Hones

"Thanks for a great tournament and looking forward to the next round,"

Rick Fan

"Can I take this opportunity to thank you for providing the league.  It is a great idea and allows people like me to play people I don't know on courts I don't usually play at,"

Nick Sellick

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Report your results

Collapse AllSouthampton Singles - Round 26 | Thursday 12 April 2018 to Wednesday 6 June 2018 (Midpoint: Wednesday 9 May 2018)

Current Rankings:

  1. Barney Ross
  2. Hiroo Ohtsuka 9.2
  3. Pablo Eransus
  4. Robert Savage 10.2
  5. Tom Saunders
  6. Tomasz Wojtak

Current Rankings:

  1. Dennis Gordon [W1] 2
  2. Thomas Caullay 10.2 [W1] 2
  3. Antonia Corp [L1]
  4. Sushant Talpallikar [L1]
  5. Gary Smith
  6. Robert Ernsberger

Match Results:

Reveal CommentThomas Caullay bt Sushant Talpallikar (Apr 18) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good match in better weather than previous match. Great game thanks Sushant!"  -- Thomas
Reveal CommentDennis Gordon bt Antonia Corp (Apr 16) 6-3, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Good to catch up with Dennis after a few years!! Good game, closer than the score suggests, i promise!! "  -- Antonia
  • "That was some good Tennis, I enjoyed the Top Spin. Thanks!" Dennis

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Southampton archive.
The results listed here include the current and previous rounds for Southampton. 

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:
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)

Report your results

Collapse AllSouthampton Doubles - Round 6 | Thursday 22 March 2018 to Wednesday 30 May 2018 (Midpoint: Wednesday 25 April 2018)

Current Rankings:

  1. Vitor Barbosa & Andre Barbosa [W1] 2
  2. Ranj Parmar & Aaron Cribb [W1] 2
  3. Miwa Ohtsuka & Hiroo Ohtsuka [L2]
  4. Georgios Salavasidis & Andrea Munafo
  5. Nigel Jordan & Gary Kemp

Match Results:

Reveal CommentRanj Parmar & Aaron Cribb bt Miwa Ohtsuka & Hiroo Ohtsuka (Apr 14) 6-2, 6-4

Player Comments:

  • "Great match against a wonderful couple. Thoroughly enjoyed the tennis...so much so that we played an additional couple of sets! Good luck for the rest of the matches."  -- Ranj
Reveal CommentVitor Barbosa & Andre Barbosa bt Miwa Ohtsuka & Hiroo Ohtsuka (Apr 12) 6-0, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "Great couple very good to play against them All the best for the rest of the matches :) "  -- Vitor

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Southampton archive.
The results listed here include the current and previous rounds for Southampton. 

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:
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)