Tournaments & Competitions

The Club holds many different types of tennis events during the year, including international tournaments, open championships, Club championships and regular Club and pennant competitions. You can enter most events when announced in the Newsletter or on a sign-up sheet placed on the noticeboard in front of the Pro Shop.

Boomerang Tournament

Boomerang Tournament

The Boomerang Cup and RMTC Handicap Doubles are real tennis tournaments held every alternative year in January. The Boomerang Cup is the premier world team Handicap Doubles real tennis tournament.

Hundreds of tennis players from around the world descend on the Club for two weeks of competition and social activities. Many international players stay at the homes of members.

It's a big commitment for the Club and the players, but all who enter find it to be a memorable and entertaining experience.

The Roo Trophy

Roo Trophy Logo 1

The Roo Trophy is a handicap singles and doubles tournament held in the alternate year to the Boomerang. The Roo Trophy attracts players of all ages and handicaps. The format ensures everyone plays plenty of tennis over the 8 days of the tournament in January.

This tournament attracts overseas and interstate players and has built a strong reputation as an enjoyable and highly competitive event.

Women’s Comp

Throughout the year there are a range of competitions specifically for Women players. Check out the Tennis Calendar for details:

  • International Women’s Day Morning Tournament and Tea
  • Judith Clarke Cup (Women) - RMTC vs Hobart Real Tennis Club
  • Joan M Hayne Women’s Handicap Doubles
  • Women’s A Grade Championship
  • Women’s B Grade Championship
  • Women’s C Grade Championship
  • Women's D Grade Championship
  • Women's E Grade Championship

Open Competitions

Check out the Tennis Calendar for details:

  • Golden Racket - premier Club singles championship
  • Silver Racket
  • Alan Hamer Doubles
  • Sherwood Street Championship
  • Richmond Championship
  • Strode Place Championship
  • John Poolman Handicap

Young Players Competitions

Throughout the year there are a range of competitions and clinics specifically for junior Members. Check out the Tennis Calendar for details:

  • Jim Bailey Cup Junior Handicap Singles
  • Ford Strachan Junior Singles Championship
  • Young Members Summer Pennant
  • Young Members Winter Pennant
  • Young Members End of Year Tournament
  • Young Members Singles Tournament
  • Young Members Doubles Tournament
  • Young Members Christmas Tennis Tournament
  • Young Members Bring A Friend Doubles

Pennant

The Club holds regular graded pennant competitions, played off handicap, during the year. There are four pennant grades (A through D, which provides for every level of player).

Inter Club Competition

Throughout the year there are a range of competitions against local, regional and interstate clubs. Check out the Tennis Calendar for details:

  • Percy Finch Racquet (Men) - RMTC vs Hobart Real Tennis Club
  • Judith Clarke Cup (Women) - RMTC vs Hobart Real Tennis Club
  • Presidents Cup - RMTC vs Hobart Real Tennis Club
  • Eureka Cup (Men) - RMTC vs Ballarat Tennis Club
  • Larwood Cup (Women) - RMTC vs Ballarat Tennis Club
  • Barry Toates Trophy - RMTC vs Sydney Real Tennis Club
  • Gerald Patterson Cup - RMTC vs RSYLTC
  • RMTC vs MCCRTS
  • Victorian Open - Single & Doubles
  • Australian Amateur (Men, Women & Junior) - Singles & Doubles

Send us a message

Other ways to reach us