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. 

Vale Neil Maher
The club mourns the passing of Neil Maher on the 25th August. 
Neil was Club Champion 10 times, Club President and major contributor to the club.
Our singles trophy is named the Neil Maher Trophy in his honour.
You can read more about Neil's achievements on the Club History page.
Neils is survived by Beryl, his wife of 61 years and also Club Champion.

Latest News

  • JDC2 Premiers Congratulations to our JDC2 team who won their Grand Final over Canterbury.Jaqui Katz, Finn Moran, William Ashley and Madeline Williams made the finals by just half a point!But they won the final convincingly  6-2, 4-4, 5-3
    Posted 13 Sep 2016, 06:56 by Junior Convenor
  • BSD 8 takes Premiership Congratulations to the boys of BSD8 who won their Grand Final last Sunday.Read all about their great season in the Junior Tennis Program competition news section
    Posted 6 Sep 2016, 21:57 by Junior Convenor
  • Honour Boards The club has recently commissioned a new Honour Board for the clubhouse.As a result the old honour boards are no longer needed.The Committee are keen to find the most appropriate home for them.If you have an interest especially if there is a family connection, please let us know at info@southhawthorntennisclub.com so we can consider the best way to dispose of them.
    Posted 1 Aug 2016, 03:20 by Junior Convenor
  • Defibrillator for the clubhouse The SHTC has recently been successful in obtaining an Automatic External Defibrillator (also known as an ‘AED’) through the Department of Health and Human Services Defibrillators for Sporting Clubs and Facilities Program. Each year, Ambulance Victoria attends more than 5500 cardiac arrests in the community. Unfortunately, only one in 10 survive. For every minute defibrillation is delayed, the chance of survival for a person in cardiac arrest decreases by nine percent. The early use of a defibrillator by members of the public can significantly increase a person’s chances of survival. This is a great opportunity for our club, and will help to ensure players and spectators suffering a sudden cardiac arrest get the help they need until paramedics arrive ...
    Posted 18 Jul 2016, 04:08 by Junior Convenor
  • Junior comp finals Congratulations to our girls from the top section GSD1 who were runners up in the 2016 Summer season.
    Posted 11 Apr 2016, 21:39 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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Let's go down to the Tennis Courts.

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