BOOK A COURT (Updated)

Courts can be booked online using RMTC BookingSheet (updated from 1 Nov 2023) or through the Pro Shop. Your existing RTO (Real Tennis Online) number and password carry across to this new system.


Our team of Professionals make the members’ time at the Club a thoroughly enjoyable experience.The Professionals will help arrange games for you with players of a suitable standard and also give lessons and coaching for members.


Check your current handicap (singles and doubles) and your opponent's on Real Tennis Online (RTO). Use the online calculators to work out the start score for each game. Use your RTO number and password as used for the RMTC Booking System.


  • Major Event

Tasmanian Open Singles and Doubles

Hobart Real Tennis Club | Fri, 26th Jul | 5:00 pm

Matches in the main draws will be the best of five six-game sets. Entry in the main draws will be restricted to a maximum of the eight lowest handicapped players/team entries received. Order of Play and match times to be confirmed.

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  • Clinics

Junior Clinics (u16) - July

RMTC | Sun, 28th Jul | 9:30 am

Take the opportunity to get the kids out of the house and bring them to the Club. Let the Pros introduce them to the greatest game on Earth. Time to be confirmed.

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  • Social

First Friday of the Month - August

RMTC | Fri, 2nd Aug | 6:00 pm

Come in and support our top players and enjoy as usual a wonderful supper and drinks at happy hour prices. For catering purposes contact the Pro Shop to book in.


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Pro Shop News: Thank you to Florent Brethon and Harry Smithie

Wednesday, 3rd Jul

Florent and Harry have been with us for the last couple of months and both have now left us to return home and continue their studies. We thank them both for being such a positive and helpful presence around the Club and in the Pro Shop.

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D Special (50-60) and C Special (30-40) Night Pennants

Wednesday, 3rd Jul

The end of June saw the conclusions of D Special and C Special pennant seasons.

  • D Special / Tuesday night was won by Michael Hurley, Ian Macmillan & Stephen Powell
  • C Special / Thursday night was won by Hugh Schultz & Roger Wood

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RMTC Mixed Doubles - Sun. 23 June

Wednesday, 3rd Jul

A great fun day of mixed doubles tennis was had by all. 20 players played in two groups. There were many close games in the round robin stage with some going down to the final point.

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International Tennis Day across the Australian Clubs - Thu. 20 June

Wednesday, 3rd Jul

International Tennis Day 2024 (20 June) around the Australian Clubs marked a number of major milestones:

RMTC - celebrated ITD on the 50th Year Anniversary of our Sherwood Street clubhouse - with a mix of young players developing their game, seasoned players in for their regular matches and senior members (both playing and retired) attending Thursday lunch. Around the dining table there were many long stories of matches from the past with some recalling playing way back 50 years ago to our original court at Exhibition Street. There is a big week of tennis and social events in mid October (19-26 October 2024), so let the Pros know if you can join in the fun!

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Richmond Cup (66+) Club Handicap Championship - Sat. 15 ~ Sun. 16 June

Wednesday, 3rd Jul

A good field of players turned out for the Richmond Cup this year. The first round was played Saturday with mostly close games played while the finals were played Sunday. In the end Jeff Gooden and Peta Allsopp were the finalists with Peta Allsopp the eventual victor in a close 3 sets.


Real tennis is a high strategy racket sport with a pedigree that can be traced back to the twelfth century. It is the original racket game from which are descended most modern racket games including lawn tennis (now called tennis) and squash.

Real tennis is a unique game which provides:

  • significant physical and technical challenges for all levels of player
  • a demanding test of skill, agility, court craft and strategy
  • a handicapping system that allows players of varied ability, age and experience to compete on equal terms.

Real tennis is played by sports enthusiasts of all ages and levels. Around the world you might call the game different things – ‘real’ tennis in Australia and Britain, ‘court’ tennis in the US, and ‘jeu de paume’ in France – to players, it is simply ‘tennis’.

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