Tennis Vic/Hawthon TC Fundraiser for 'Fight MND' - Saturday 15th September

Tennis Victoria are running a charity social tennis event to help fight motor neurone disease (MND).  The event is being held at Hawthorn Tennis Club on Saturday 15 September from 12.30pm to 5.30pm.  Members are welcome to register for the event or to come down and watch. 

All money raised, including the $20 entry fee and sale proceeds (eg sausage sizzle, raffles etc), will be donated to the 2018 Daniher Drive to fight MND. 

See attached flyer with further information and details on how to register to enter. 

Entries close 12 September (or prior if numbers are exceeded) 

Please note that all 7 courts will be used by Tennis Victoria to run the event.

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2018 HTC Club Championships - DRAWS

Open Events - Saturday 8th September - commencing 10am.

Graded Events - Sunday 9th September - commencing 11am.

For those participants where your first match is not at the commencement time, we will contact you directly to advise what time you should arrive at the Club for your first match.

2018 HTC Club Championships

Dear Members, 

We would like to invite you to participate in the 2018 HTC Club Championships. The recently concluded Winter Pennant season will have been a perfect warm-up opportunity for players ahead of the Club Champs!

The format/dates for this year’s events are as follows:  

1. Saturday 1st September - Junior Events

2. Saturday 8th September - Open Events

3. Sunday 9th September - Graded and President’s Cup Events

 

All current 2018/19 paid up members are eligible to participate. If you haven’t yet renewed your membership, you will need to do so prior to the end of August to be eligible to play. 

 

1. Saturday 1st September - Junior Club Championships 

Junior events commencing at 1.00 pm: 

  • Girls Singles 
  • Boys Singles 
  • Girls Doubles 
  • Boys Doubles  

2. Saturday 8th September - Open Club Championships 

Open events commencing at 10 am: 

  • Women's Singles  
  • Women's Doubles  
  • Men's Singles  
  • Men's Doubles  
  • Mixed Doubles 

2. Sunday 9th September - Graded/President’s Cup Events

Graded and President’s Cup events commencing at 10 am: 

  • Graded Women's Singles 
  • President’s Cup Women’s Singles (for first round losers in the Open Women’s Singles) 
  • Graded Women's Doubles  
  • Graded Men's Singles 
  • President’s Cup Men’s Singles (for first round losers in the Open Men’s Singles) 
  • Graded Men's Doubles  
  • Mixed Doubles  

NOTE: eligibility to play in the graded events - 

  • Women: Grade 4 pennant standard and below 
  • Men: Grade 8 pennant standard and below

N.b. players eligible to play in the graded events are also welcome to play in the open events. 

 

All matches will be held on the one day (Saturday 1st, Saturday 8th, or Sunday 9th). Matches will be a 'fast' format' - first to 4 games (tie-breaker at 4-4). Finals matches (normal 3 set format) will follow in the late afternoon of each day.  The draw for the Open and Graded events will be posted on the HTC website (www.hawthorntennisclub.com) on Thursday 6th September as well as pinned to the Clubhouse notice board on the morning of the Competition day. At the close of the day will be a Presentation for the Winners and Runners Up of each event and a few well-earned beers/glasses of champagne!  

Entry is $10 per person/per event - money will be collected on the day. Club clothing will also be available for sale on the day. 

This is as much a social event as much as it is about the competition! Please bring a plate to share for lunch/afternoon tea.

 Feel free to come down to the club to enjoy the competition even if you are not planning to compete. 

If you are interested in playing, please reply by email (info@hawthorntennisclub.com) with the events you would like to enter by Monday 27th August. If you are planning to enter a doubles event, please include the name of your doubles partner or alternatively note that you would like to be paired with someone. 

If you have any further queries please contact us at info@hawthorntennisclub.com.

Summer Competition season - entries close Friday 24th August

If you are interested in playing in a summer competition team, please register your interest by Friday 24th August.

Hawthorn will look to submit women's doubles, women's singles/doubles, men's doubles, men's singles/doubles, and mixed doubles teams this upcoming summer season.

The summer competition season commences Saturday 6th October.

Please contact us at info@hawthorntennisclub.com for further info on the summer competition or to register your interest in participating.