President: Vacant City & Suburban Press Secretary: Alan Challinor
Vice President: Neil McPherson Tennis League Chair: Sue Simcock
Secretary: Raj Bandha Formed: 1948 Treasurer: Dave Roper


Latest News
Sep 07 Dale Cup Success for Florence C: The Dale Cup was played at Florence on Wednesday 31st August, with Florence C emerging as the cup winners with Westlands B taking the runners up place. A temendous night was enjoyed by all of the players and the cup is now expected to continued to be played each year.
Sep 03 Stone C Take Mens 3 Title: Stone C won the Mens 3 championship, finishing just 1 point ahead of Abbey View C with both teams promoted to Mens 2.
Aug 27 Basford A Secure Runners Up Spot: With the final results of the season coming in, Basford A have secured runners up spot in Mens 1 behind champions Draycott A.
Aug 19 Ladies Foundation Cup - 25th September: The Ladies Foundation Cup will take place at Florence Tennis Club on Sunday 25th September, 10:30am. Please contact either Susan Carter, Linda Ferneyhough or Alan Challinor to confirm your attendance, or have any queries.
Aug 19 Florence D Relegated To Mens 3: Florence D join Draycott D as the two teams to be relegated from Mens 2 with Basford B almost certain to join Stone B in relegation from Mens 1.
Aug 16 Looking Good for Abbey View C and Stone C: Abbey View C and Stone C look set to win promotion from Men 3, whilst 2 points separate Florence B, Florence C and Alsager A as they continue to battle it out for the two promotion slots to Men 1.
Aug 14 Problems Submitting Results: There appears to be a technical problem with submitting results (no idea what it is yet). In the meantime, if you could send your results directly to jimmy@jbarker31.freeserve.co.uk. Apologies for the inconvenience.
Aug 06 Relegation Almost Confirmed for Stone B: Stone B require to win all of their remaining matches by 4-0 and hope results go in their favour to have any chance of avoiding the drop into Men's 2.
Jul 29 Wonderful Wednesdays: Forget 'Sky's Super Sundays', 'Wonderful Wednesdays' are about to take centre stage in the next 3 weeks as the top 3 all play each other in Men's 2, in what will go a long way to deciding who, out of Florence B, Florence C or Alsager A are promoted to Men's 1.
Jul 29 Draycott A Retain Title: Draycott A have retained the Men's 1 title with 4 weeks of the season still to run. They are 16 points clear of their nearest rivals so technically they could still be caught, but it just isn't going to happen is it? That's the 8th consecutive title on the bounce - quite an achievement.
Jul 29 Vital Win for Abbey View C: Abbey View C secured a 3-1 win over promotion rivals Alsager B in a top of the table clash in Men's 3.
Jul 23 Leagues Heading for the Final Furlong: As the leagues head towards the home straight, Draycott A seem almost certain to retain Men's 1 title with a 4 way tussle for the runners up spot. Basford B and Stone B are odds on favourites for relegation with any 2 from Florence C, Florence B or Alsager A replacing them. Draycott C look like been relegated to Men's 3 with either Florence D or Basford C likely to join them. It's a 3 way battle for promotion in Men's 3 with Abbey View C, Alsager B and Stone C fighting it out for the top 2 places.
Jul 15 Cup Competition, Wednesday 31st August: This years cup competition will take place at Florence Tennis Club on Wednesday 31st August 2016. Teams in Divisions 2 and 3 are asked to email Alan Challinor or via mobile, 07816 345317.
Jul 10 Tussles Continue: Whilst Draycott A seem almost certain to take the Men's 1 title, Divisions 2 and 3 are much tighter affairs and seem destined to go to the wire.
Jul 02 Rain Stops Play: It wasn't just SW19 that was affected by the rain this week, as a number of matches in the City and Suburban league were also rained off.
Jun 23 Halfway Stage Reached: As the season reaches the halfway point, there are plenty of exciting tussles to look forward to for the remainder of the campaign as teams battle for titles, promotions and avoiding relegation.
Jun 19 7 Point Lead for Draycott A: Draycott A have a 7 point lead at the top of Men's 1, although it is much closer in Men's 3 with just 2 points separating the top 5 teams.
Jun 17 Stone B and Draycott C Cast Adrift: Approaching the half way stage of the season, and Stone B and Draycott C will need excellent runs in the second part of the campaign as they lie off the pace at the foot of Men 1 and 2 respectively.
Jun 09 Good Win for Florence D: Florence D had a good 3-1 win over fellow strugglers Basford C to move out of the drop zone in Men's 2.
Jun 05 Three Way Tussle at Top of Men's 2: Just 1 point separates Florence B, Florence C and Alsager A at the top of Men's 2 with both Florence teams having won all their games. Men's 3 continues to be tight with a number of teams battling it out at the top.
May 28 Endon A and Florence B Going Well: Endon A have made a good start in Men's 1 and lie just 1½ points behind leaders Draycott A, whilst Florence B have won all 4 games in Men's 2 as they top the table.
May 27 Contrasting Fortunes for Alsager and Abbey View: Alsager teams currently head both the Men's 2 and 3 divisions, whilst Abbey View teams currently sit at the bottom of both Men's 2 and 3 divisions.
May 24 Leagues Taking Shape: Four weeks in and the leagues are starting to take shape with just 2 points separating the top 5 teams in Men's 3.
May 14 Strong Start by Alsager A: Alsager have made a strong start to their campaign in Men's 2, dropping just ½ point from their first 3 games in what appears to be a competitive division. There is a familiar story developing in Men's 1 with Draycott A and Florence A going well, although at this early point of the season, one of their nearest challengers may yet do a 'Leicester City'. Men's 3 also looks as though it will be a tight affair with 4 of the opening 7 matches ending in draws.
May 08 Impressive Openings for Florence A and Alsager B: Florence A have taken maximum points from their first 2 games in Mens 1, whilst Alsager B have opened with a win and a draw in Mens 3.
May 01 Winning Starts for Basford A, Alsager A and Florence C: Basford A got their season off to a good start in Men's 1 taking all 4 points in their match against Basford B. Alsager A and Florence C were also off to a winning start in Men's 2, both teams dropping just ½ point in their victories.
Apr 16 Send Results Here: As in previous seasons, if you wish to send in the result of match (e.g. Team A 3 Team B 1, then click Send Results. You'll still need to post the match scorecard with all the players details and set scores, but the above will help to keep the scores / tables updated.
Apr 16 Fixtures 2016: Fixtures for 2016 can be found in Word format, and all fixtures are now available on this site. Enjoy the season.
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Winners in 2015
Men 1: Draycott A
Men 2: Stone B
Men 3: Florence D
2013 and 2016
Lendl and Murray
These Pair Could Play a Bit...
Borg and Mcenroe
So Could She...
Steffi Graf
Ah, He's Better Off in the Press Box
Andrew Castle


Introduction and Site Guide:
Welcome to the website of the North Staffordshire and South Cheshire City & Suburban Tennis League. The league has now been online since March 2000 and by following the links situated on the left hand side of the page you can take a look back at how the league was started and has developed over the years. Clubs have a chance to provide information about themselves, such as facilities they can offer and membership details. For each of the mens four divisions, the ladies two divisions and the mixed division there are details of up and coming fixtures, a comprehensive results service, and up to date league tables. The three cup competitions are also covered in similar detail. A list of previous winners of the leagues and cups is also available, and in the event of any misunderstandings during a match a copy of the leagues rules and regulations is provided. All the results and tables from the seasons 2000 to 2005 can be found in the archive section. There are also a number of links to other tennis websites.


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