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 18/6/15

We are almost there, hopefully just a couple of weeks to go.
The kitchen is in, power will be connected this week, the concrete exterior paths will be poured tomorrow.
Thanks to Graeme Castles and Brett Somerville who have been working hard, liasing with council and the builders to get all the details right.
We look forward to being in our awesome space before we know it. 

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  • 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
  • Men's Champion As usual we have been very flexible with the running of our Men's Championships with the Singles final for 2014 just finished last Sunday with Finau Fa taking on Felix Best for a rematch of the 2012 final.For the second year running the final went to 3 sets, this time going to Felix for his second South Hawthorn title. For more information go to the Club Championships section.
    Posted 31 Mar 2015, 02:20 by Junior Convenor
  • Courts 5 & 6 rebuild Courts 5 & 6 are now complete. As part of the program to standardise the playing surfaces, the base has been rebuilt with porous ashphalt under a Syn Clay carpet.This allows much better drainage than the previous surface. The court booking system will now allow for bookings on these courts.Please keep in mind that there will be some "bedding down" of the surface, so they will not be at their optimum for some time. Please bag the courts all the way to the fence both before and after play, there is only one bagger at present, another is on order. Brooms and rollers are available for sweeping lines.
    Posted 2 Mar 2015, 23:12 by Junior Convenor
  • Junior Competition Winter season Registration for the Winter season of Junior competition is now open.Please get you entries in as soon as possible, Entries close Saturday the 7th March.For more information go to the Competition registration section, or contact Dylan Edgley at junior convenor@southhawthorntennisclub.com.au 
    Posted 2 Mar 2015, 04:30 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 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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