Welcome to the South Hawthorn Tennis Club website.  Our tennis club lies amidst the parklands and sportsfields of Anderson Park in Hawthorn East and our aim is to provide a friendly and fun place to play tennis. We're a community oriented club with over 550 members from the local area and nearby. It's a great place to meet your neighbours and have some fun. We offer fantastic facilities for tennis players of all standards. Whether it's a social hit or competition play, we offer you the opportunity to get involved. For families we have a special Family Membership and our resident coaches can provide lessons from beginners to adults at times to suit you.

Please enjoy browsing through our website and if you require further information, we'd love to hear from you. Please contact us on
info@southhawthorntennisclub.com and we look forward to seeing you around the club.

Clubhouse Update 9/12/14

No more news as yet. 
It looks like a new builder will not be engaged until the new year, so we are some way from a restart and are unable to give an estimate of a finish date.

For further information go to the newsletter section.

Latest News

  • Courts 5 & 6 to be rebuilt. Work will begin as early as this Friday the 16th January, to rebuild courts 5 & 6.Slope will be added to the base of the courts along with a net line drain, in order to improve drainage to the courts. Drainage has always been a problem on these courts and the addition of a bitumen layer under the carpet will assist and soften the feel of the surface.Work is expected to take 2-3 weeks and further updates will be posted on the website.
    Posted 13 Jan 2015, 01:19 by Junior Convenor
  • New subscription fees The Committee has increased membership fees for Family and Adult membership. All other fees remain the same.It is never an easy decision to increase costs for our members, but it is essential that the club maintain high standards in providing courts and facilities for all members.The increase is the first for 5 years and reflects increased costs in the costs for the club and prepares for spending projects that will be undertaken in the near future.In 2015 the club will rebuild courts 5 & 6 and fit out the pavillion at the north end of court 6 providing a mini clubhouse for users of the bottom courts.We will also purchase furniture and equipment, including BBQ, dishwasher and ...
    Posted 12 Jan 2015, 18:36 by Junior Convenor
  • Country Tournament Tongala Tennis Club is holding their Annual grass court tournament on Australia Day 2015. They have 10 grass courts for tournament play and would welcome any players wanting to take part in a number of events. For all details see the newsletter section.
    Posted 17 Dec 2014, 23:13 by Junior Convenor
  • Night Finals results We have had some great results in the night tennis finals with 3 teams winning their Grand Finals and 2 more teams Runners up.Congratulations to the Tuesday night section 4 "Tigers" and section 8 "Norm's boys" and the Thursday night section 3 "Gads" who won their sections.For more news see the Mid Week Night Competition section.
    Posted 10 Dec 2014, 04:40 by Junior Convenor
  • Men's Championships progress We are making progress in the Men's Champs with some great tennis being played.At the top of the singles draw Finau Fa has reached the semis, but there are a couple of matches to be completed before he has an opponent.At the bottom of the draw Felix Best has also reached the semis and awaits the winner of the match between Trystan Martin and Craig Chester.In the doubles, progress is a bit slower, with Finau Fa and Tim Olynik through to the semis, but no other quarter finals have been played.Thanks to Craig Chester for his patience in running the event.
    Posted 13 Nov 2014, 16:28 by Junior Convenor
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Cardio Tennis launches at South Hawthorn. 
Club Coach Dylan Edgley has places available for his Cardio Tennis classes. Watch Dylan's fantastic video to see what it's all about.
Seems like a no brainer to us. Why do boxing at boot camp when you can get the same fitness and improve your tennis at the same time?

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Scott Doerner shows how to get a consistent serve in this video from www.elitetennistraining.com 
Cynthia Doerner's son Scott has made the US his home and is teaching tennis to the stars.
 Have a look at this great video from Scott a former All American College player.

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