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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 and we look forward to seeing you around the club.

 Clubhouse Update 28/8/14

More progress in the last couple of weeks with the roof structure and stud walls showing the interior spaces.
 The roof goes on next week, then work can begin on the interior.
A subcommittee is choosing furniture and we are hopeful that we will be comfortable in our new building by the end of the year.

For further information go to the newsletter section.

Vale Lola Young

The club mourns the passing of Lola Young last friday the 11th April.
Lola was one of our club's most generous contributors.
She had many many friends at the club over the years and she will be missed.
Read more about Lola's work for South Hawthorn in the Club History section of this web site.

Latest News

  • Courts 5 & 6 closed for works The shelters on the South end of courts 5 & 6 are to have asbestos removed and new roofs built.The asbestos will be removed on Friday 26th September, so it will be necessary to close the courts while the work is taking place.Once the hazardous material is removed the courts will re open, but members are asked to co operate with builders working in the area.
    Posted 15 Sep 2014 22:08 by Junior Convenor
  • Double victory for South Hawthorn Juniors Congratulations to our GSD3 Green girls and our BSD5 boys, our only representatives in Grand Finals last weekend, who both had very close matches and were able to win both finals.See the Competition news for more about their stories.
    Posted 15 Sep 2014 22:02 by Junior Convenor
  • Junior Grand Finals THe Grand FInals for the Winter season of Junior tennis take place this Sunday. South Hawthorn will have 2 teams competing, the GSD 3 Green team of Claudia Jones, Emily Goodrich, Marianna Simonetto and Lauren Wong, won their semi final against our South Hawthorn Blue team. FOr more news on that match see the Competition news section.Meanwhile our 4th placed team in BSD 5 won their semi against the top team. Congratulations to Thomas Coulter, Nicholas Howard, George Batziakis and Will Kearney and best of luck next Sunday.
    Posted 9 Sep 2014 17:55 by Junior Convenor
  • Men's Championships 2014 Entries are now open for the Men's singles championship for the Neil Maher Trophy and the Men's Doubles championship for the Keith Young Trophy.We look forward to lots of entries, with the singles event being very closely fought last year and the doubles event becoming very popular. As in past years the matches will be played at players convenience, with the finals towards the end of November. To enter please contact Craig Chester at Craig Chester <>
    Posted 1 Sep 2014 22:21 by Junior Convenor
  • Progress in the Women's Championships We have had several results in both singles and doubles with some solid wins, surprising results and closely fought contests. See the Club Championships section for some of the results.
    Posted 3 Aug 2014 03:06 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 
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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Let's go down to the Tennis Courts.

Well done Marin Cilic look forward to seeing you in Melbourne.

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