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.

The Australian Open is here

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Latest News

  • Coaches Conference 2016 Just before the Australian Open each year, Tennis Australia runs a four day Coaches Conference at Melbourne Park.This year as usual Sue Davey and Dylan Edgley attended.Brad Tuckerman also spent four days at the conference keeping up with changes in the science and practical aspects of coaching.John Best also attended for a day.All our coaches work hard to make their programs the best they can be.See the coaches tips section for some more info from the conference.
    Posted 19 Jan 2016, 21:55 by Junior Convenor
  • Remember the old clubhouse? We have been in the new clubhouse for several months now and already the old clubhouse seems a distant memory.We've posted some photos of the old clubhouse in the Gallery section of the website so we can all thank our lucky stars for the new facility!
    Posted 19 Jan 2016, 21:33 by Junior Convenor
  • Sue Davey's 20 years at South hawthorn January 25th is an important anniversary for South Hawthorn, as it was January 25th 1996 that Sue Davey and Cynthia Doerner signed a contract with the club to be our Professional Coaches.In that time Sue has not only been coach, but Executive Committee member, Junior Convenor, mentor, friend and first contact for many of our members.We thank Sue and her family for her generous involvement as coach and member of our club.
    Posted 13 Jan 2016, 23:42 by Junior Convenor
  • Treasurer's Report 2015 The Treasurer's report made at the 2015 AGM by Graeme Castles can be read in full in the Information Policies section of this site.Highlights include the Clubs excellent financial position with $156,000 in reserve, after expenditures including $117,000 for upgrade of courts 5 & 6, $28,000 for furniture and equipment and $5900 for kitchen joinery.Future expense will include the upgrade of the shelter behind court 6.
    Posted 3 Jan 2016, 02:47 by Junior Convenor
  • Secretary's report 2015 At the AGM on November 29th 2015, Secretary Brett Somerville presented his report for the year.Highlights included thanks to Hannah Castles on her retirement from the role as President. Brett reported on Hannah's overseeing of the building of our new clubhouse and the rebuild of courts 5 & 6 as well as affiliation with Tennis Victoria.Brett also thanked Graeme Castles for his contributions to the club including his extensive role in the building of the clubhouse and the new courts as well as taking on the role of Treasurer and updating of the club accounts.Club membership is at a very healthy 651.The Club would also like to thank Brett for his ongoing commitment to South Hawthorn ...
    Posted 3 Jan 2016, 03:44 by Junior Convenor
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Cardio Tennis 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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Simple volley tip 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's website.

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