The Royal Melbourne Tennis Club
133 Years
23 March 2016 Weekly News
Head Professional: Frank Filippelli (
Editor: John Woods-Casey


• 2 Young Members (u35) Tournament Youth Cttee
• 5&7 Junior Clinic (u16) Pros
• 17 RMTC v MCCRTS (at Romsey) G Reid
• 23 Anzac Day Tophy F Hewson

Frank Filippelli

Junior clinics are on again on the 5th and 7th, bring your small people (U16) along to the club and let the pros introduce them to our wonderful game. The clinics will be run for one hour each and are allotted the 09:30-11:30 courts.

Upcoming Tournaments

U35 Young Members Tournament – Saturday 2nd April
The first of the tri-annual young members tournaments is coming up, clear the date in your diary and put your name down on
the board in the club to get involved. Lunch included in the tournament and dinner and drinks in the evening pending interest.

RMTC vs MCCRTS (at Romsey) – Sunday 17th April
The first RMTC vs MCCRTS pennant match is coming up and it may end up being the last chance you have to play at Romsey
before it is closed as a tennis club. Cotact the pro shop or come into the club to get involved.

Judith Clarke Cup and Australian Amateur Ladies Singles and Doubles – Saturday and Sunday 14th, 15th May
Calling on all lady members, book the weekend of the 14th and 15th May as a tennis weekend. The Judith Clarke Cup, annual ladies Melbourne vs Hobart competition, and the Australian Amateur Ladies Singles and Doubles tournaments are being run all weekend. Both tournaments are played off scratch and the Amateur singles and doubles will be graded to accommodate all standards so book the date in your diary and get involved.

See you on court

Julie Baker

Please note that the kitchen will be closed on Good Friday.




Charles Johnstone, former president of the USCTA, has published an illustrated book based on New York Racquet and Tennis Club.
Specifically featuring the real tennis courts, the title is ‘East Court’ which will be available April 2016. Retail US$150 (Australian
$200) with pre-publication price US100 (Australian $135).
To order please contact Charles direct –


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