News


Barb Abel at the age of 90 has now retired

posted 15 Oct 2018, 05:18 by Doncaster Tc   [ updated 15 Oct 2018, 05:18 ]

After many years at the DTC playing tennis and then being our Mid Week Secretary!! Barb Abel at the age of 90 has now retired - we wish her good health and we will surely miss her beautiful personality and wit at many meetings.

Nina Socratous
Mid Week President


Junior Championships Draw 8th - 9th September

posted 6 Sep 2018, 01:57 by Doncaster Tc   [ updated 6 Sep 2018, 01:57 ]


Shirley Whitaker national representative

posted 5 Sep 2018, 06:02 by Doncaster Tc   [ updated 5 Sep 2018, 06:03 ]

20180903 Herald Sun - Active and on the ball p#15

Shirley Whitaker prepares to play international tennis

posted 5 Sep 2018, 01:33 by Doncaster Tc   [ updated 5 Sep 2018, 01:36 ]

Manningham Leader, Monday, September 3, 2018, p#10


Junior Championships Draw 2018

posted 30 Aug 2018, 04:05 by Doncaster Tc   [ updated 30 Aug 2018, 04:06 ]

SAT.1st Sept
1.00 pm - 16/U Boys Singles - G Anderson, N.Tse
1.30 pm - Open Girls Singles - S.Karakassis, E. Sklavenitis
14/U Boys Singles - D. Varasso, E. Butson, K & A Karaeleftheriadis
Open Boys Singles - B.Karakassis, S. Dang
2.00 pm - 14/U Girls Singles - S Chan, Y Chen
3.00 pm - 12/U Boys Singles - B.Wang, J.Sehra, J. Morrison, B.Yang, T Sais, S Tse
16/U Boys Singles - P.Apostolou

SUN.2nd Sept.
9.00 am - Boys 10/U Round Robins : Gideon Tse, Dereson Kim, Troy Ma, Aidan Andika, Pranav Tanwar, Arush Kulkarni, Kayaan Saluja, Nigel Chan, Nigel Gong,
10.00 am - 12/U Boys Singles - M. Zhou, A. Robinson
16/U Boys Singles - B.Karakassis, C.Zhou
Open Boys Singles - D.Maes, C.Robinson
Open Girls Singles - J.Lok, J. Oatley
2.00pm - Maybe 10/U Boys Doubles matches – Gideon Tse/Dereson Kim, Nigel Chan/Nigel Gong
3.00 pm - Open Girls Singles S/F   -
Open Boys Singles - G.Papahronis,  P. Apostolou
14/U Boys Singles - W.Morrison
All other matches next weekend 8th/9th September.

Free lessons, social tennis for over 65s

posted 28 Aug 2018, 04:53 by Doncaster Tc   [ updated 28 Aug 2018, 04:54 ]

Manningham Leader, Monday, August 27, 2018, page 15.


NEW TENNIS BALLS

posted 19 Aug 2018, 04:02 by Doncaster Tc   [ updated 19 Aug 2018, 04:02 ]

New tennis balls are available at $10 per can from:
• Jill (0450 588 642 or via the Junior Canteen), and
• Pat Carty (9848 2868 – please ring to make arrangements). 
Cash only and exact money please.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 22 October 2018

posted 19 Aug 2018, 04:00 by Doncaster Tc   [ updated 19 Aug 2018, 04:00 ]

Please consider joining our vibrant and active Committee of Management so that our club will continue to expand and prosper.  Your small but dedicated group of current Committee members would greatly appreciate your input and knowledge to enable us to act on and deliver the future projects we have planned.
Contact either the President (Nir Schillinger 0431 639 570; president@doncastertc.org.au) or the Secretary (Gail Norman 0400 530 990; secretary@doncastertc.org.au) for more information.

JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018 ENTRY FORM

posted 16 Aug 2018, 23:40 by Doncaster Tc   [ updated 16 Aug 2018, 23:42 ]


Click on image or attachment below to download entry form.

OPEN TO FINANCIAL JUNIOR CLUB MEMBERS ONLY

Held during weekends of
1st / 2nd of Sept and 8th / 9th of September
FINALS: Saturday 8th or Sunday 9th of September 2018
ENTRIES CLOSE: MONDAY 27TH AUGUST 2018

Entry forms (Hand or send) to:
Jill Morrison
19 McCallum Rd,
Doncaster 3108
Email: dcjlmorrison@bigpond.com
Phone: 9848-2909 / 0450 588 642

CONDITIONS AND NOTES:
Times for first matches will be displayed on clubhouse door after 4.00pm
on Thursday 7th September & WEBSITE.

• A competitor may enter a maximum of two (2) singles and two (2) doubles events.
You may enter the singles and doubles in your own age group and the open section only.
• Entries must be made on the one form and all fees paid.
The times for the remaining matches will be on the event sheets.
• Correct tennis attire and court etiquette must be adhered to at all times.
• All competitors must report to the Junior Supervisor 10 minutes before the time
appointed irrespective of weather conditions. If a competitor is not present 15 minutes
after the appointed time the 1st set in 3 set matches or the 1st 2 games of a pro-set will be
forfeited. Subsequently if a competitor is not present 30 minutes after the appointed time
the match will be defaulted unless the Junior Supervisor has been informed of extenuating
circumstances within the 30-minute time span. Final decision rests with the Junior
Committee.
NO PLAYER IS TO LEAVE THE CLUBHOUSE WITHOUT NOTIFYING THE
JUNIOR SUPERVISOR IN CHARGE.

• Early matches will be one pro-set (8 games), semi-finals and final matches will be
decided by the best of three (3) tie-breaker sets at the discretion of the Committee. All
open matches are best of three (3) tiebreaker sets weather permitting. Some events may be
held in a round robin format.
• The Junior Tennis Committee reserves the right to cancel any event, to
combine any event, or to alter the length of matches. All players acknowledge by their
entry lodgment that they are available to play on the advertised dates and agree to abide by
the outlined rules and decisions of the Tournament Committee.
• N.B. Please state if unavailable for any period of time during the scheduled dates
due to unavoidable commitments and we will endeavour to accommodate competitors.
However we reserve the right to refuse an entry.
• The Junior Tennis Committee will carry out seedings for each event.

SENIOR WEEKEND COMPETITION

posted 30 Jul 2018, 03:57 by Doncaster Tc   [ updated 30 Jul 2018, 03:57 ]

Nominations for the 2018-19 Summer season for both Saturday and Sunday afternoon competitions are required now.

See the SENIORS section of the noticeboard for information.

WDTA team entries close on 7 August (Saturday afternoons - Mixed Rubbers, Open Singles/Doubles, Mens Rubbers).

ERT team entries close on 26 August (Saturday afternoons – Singles/Doubles, Open Sets; Sunday afternoons – Open Singles/Doubles).

Seasons commence 13/14 October.

Players must be financial members of Doncaster Tennis Club.

Enquiries: Gail 0400 530 990 seniors@doncastertc.org.au

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