The Royal Melbourne Tennis Club
134 Years
26 April 2017 Weekly News
Head Professional: Frank Filippelli (pros@rmtc.com.au)
Editor: Kate Leeming


APRIL
  • 28                6pm: New members’ cocktail party
  • 30                RMTC v MCCRTS

MAY

  • 5                  6pm: First Friday of the Month Drinks
  • 5-7               Exhibition Street Cup                                                      W Cockram
  • 17                6pm: AGM and Trophy Presentation                               President  
  • 21                Junior clinic                                                                     Pros
  • 27                Quarterly Medal #2                                                         Pros 
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UPCOMING TOURNAMENTS

RMTC vs MCCRTS Interclub Match – Sun 30 Apr
We are looking for a good team of players from RMTC to show the upstarts from the MCC Real Tennis Section how the game is really played. Players of all abilities are invited to join the team, sign up or call the pro shop.

Exhibition St Cup – Fri-Sun 5-7 May
Open to players of any handicap, sign up to test yourself against the best players in the club. Knockout singles with all first-round losers going into a doubles draw, or just sign up for doubles. Sign up in the club or ring the pro shop.

Junior (U16) Clinics 3pm: Sun 21 May 
The next junior clinics of the year are coming up soon. Bring your, or anyone else’s, young people and let us introduce them to our game and unearth their hidden potential. Please ring the pro shop to let us know how many to expect.

Quarterly Medal #2  Sat 27 May
The second quarterly medal of the year is coming up on 27 May. Get in early to book your spot. We will have morning and afternoon sessions in the usual format.
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ANZAC DAY TROPHY
The annual ANZAC Day trophy was well attended yesterday by an enthusiastic group of 12 players including new members Beth Redman and Leo Murphy.  There were several close matches throughout the day but Jo See Tan proved once again what a formidable player she is, winning back-to-back finals in the singles and doubles. Roland Scollay and Jo See teamed perfectly to win the doubles against Fiona Hewson and  Ann Maree Lester 6-2. Jo See defeated Ann-Maree in the singles, again  6/2. Thanks to Fiona Hewson for providing the ANZAC Day lunch.

Ann-Maree Lester