The Royal Melbourne Tennis Club
134 Years
10 August 2016 Weekly News
Head Professional: Frank Filippelli (
Editor: John Woods-Casey


  • 13             North African Handicap Doubles                               L Brown
  • 19-21        Richmond Silver Racket                                            K Booth
  • 26             RMTC v The Jesters                                                 J Buckley
  • 28             Larwood & Eureka Cups (RMTC v Ballarat)             President


Upcoming Tournaments

Richmond Silver Racket – Friday-Sunday 19-21 August
The Club handicap singles event is on again with the top 16 handicapped players entered playing off and 1st and 2nd round losers being eligible for a round robin plate. Maximum handicap 20 with players over 20 to play off 20.

Larwood and Eureka Cups – Sunday 28 August
The annual RMTC vs Ballarat match is on again. Calling all members of all standards to get involved and see the effect the new head pro in Ballarat (Tabs) has had on his charges. Call the Club or come in and sign up to take your spot in the starting lineup.

See you on court

Tournament Reports

Quarterly Medal #3 – Saturday 6 August
Many thanks to all competitors in the most recent Quarterly Medal and congratulations to the winners Colin Scott, Sam Bowman, Rose Snell and Ben Craig. The winners will all now go into the draw for the Medal of Medalists to be played on Finals Day.

The Committee encourages Members to bring guests to the Club. To ensure we comply with our liquor licence, please sign all guests into the visitors’ book located to the left of the pro shop.

2016/17 Parking Stickers
Your old green parking sticker is no longer valid. Visit the pro shop next time you’re in the Club to get a current parking sticker, now in black.