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 opening.

The clubhouse was officially opened on Saturday by Mayor of Boroondara Coral Ross.

Pictured are South hawthorn Club President Hannah Castles with Mayor Coral Ross at the opening. 
A large group of members past and present attended to mark the occasion.
For more photos go to the Gallery section.

Latest News

  • Mens Club champs reach Semis Our club championships are making good progress with the doubles at semi final stage and the singles well under way.In the singles Felix Best plays Rod Bernabe in one semi final, while on the other side of the draw Paul Katz plays Josh Tebb with the winner playing the semi final against In the doubles Felix and John Best play their semi against hot favourites Paul Weinert and Ben Thrift. In the other semi,Thanks to Felix Best for organising the event this year and to all those who have taken part.
    Posted 18 Nov 2015, 12:41 by Junior Convenor
  • Night tennis finals kick off We are down to the serious business in our night tennis competition. Our Thursday teams are well represented with the section 2 singles doubles Breakers playing at Donvale, while the section 2 Gads play off in the semi final against Serpell at home.The section 4 Entourage also have a home semi against Greythorn.On Monday night the section1 Very Very Sneakies take on East Burwood away, while the section 4 Rockets play at East Camberwell.
    Posted 18 Nov 2015, 12:33 by Junior Convenor
  • Junior Comp Summer Season Entries are now open for the Summer Season of Competition. With the new clubhouse finally up and running, we look forward to an exciting season of tennis.Dylan Edgley is once again running the club program, so you can contact him at  juniorconvenor@southhawthorntennisclub.com to enter, please cc Sue Davey as well at sdav7802@optusnet.com.au so we can be sure that everyone gets to enter.
    Posted 24 Aug 2015, 21:20 by Junior Convenor
  • Vale Norma Riley                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The club mourns the passing of Norma Riley recently.Norma and her husband Gerald Riley were great members of the club for many years.Norma was a solicitor and Neil Maher mentioned her significant contribution to the club in our club history pages.Her niece Liz De Groot says "she loved tennis and the companionship of the club and I can remember many times when she took her nieces and nephews along.  I also remember with great fondness her good friend Donald Mann, I think my whole family adopted him as another Uncle when we were younger."The funeral will be held on Monday the 11th at Holy Trinity Church in Kew.
    Posted 6 May 2015, 04:40 by Junior Convenor
  • 2015 Championships Entries are now open for the Men's and Women's Championships for 2105.We will try to get the event started early to allow plenty of time to get the events completed hopefully this year!Matches will be flexible, but this year there will be time limits with matches given time limits so that players will be required to complete their round within a month.To enter please email John Best at jqb2@bigpond.com
    Posted 31 Mar 2015, 02:51 by Junior Convenor
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Cardio Tennis launches at South Hawthorn. 
Club Coach Dylan Edgley h 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 smash 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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