Nunawading Tennis Club offers a wide range of competition tennis that caters for players of all ability levels. The contact person for each competition is provided below as well as the official link for each competition where fixtures, results and ladders can be viewed. New members are always welcome to join our variety of competitions on offer at the club.
Tennis Victoria Pennant Competition is the highest standard of club tennis available to players. It is run only as a winter competition between the months of April and August. Nunawading Tennis Club is one of the strongest and well represented clubs in our region.
Pennant typically runs as follows:
Women's Saturday mornings OR Sunday afternoons.
Men's Saturday afternoons OR Sunday afternoons.
The process of team selection for pennant commences in December so an expression of interest is required well in advance of the season's commencement. Ball money must be paid once your expression of interest has been confirmed.
Contact: Jack Taylor 0402 296 658
NIGHT TENNIS (Blackburn Districts)
Night tennis is very popular at Nunawading Tennis Club and we have teams ranging from beginner levels to top grade pennant levels. We are well represented in night tennis, with various competitions played between Monday and Thursday night. The club requires players who only play night tennis to be a paying member in a membership category (Night Tennis membership). An annual of $85 fee applies.
The following formats are available for Night Competition:
Monday Night - Ladies Competition (doubles only)
Tuesday Night - Open Competition (doubles only)
Wednesday Night - Open Competition (doubles only)
Thursday Night - Open Competition (singles/doubles & doubles only)
JUNIORS (Eastern Region)
Junior competition is conducted by Eastern Region Tennis and is run on Saturday mornings commencing at 8:30am. Nunawading Tennis Club is well represented and offers a range of different teams for our junior players. We are able to cater for all ages and standards and also offer a variety of formats which include Mixed, Boys and Girls with a combination of both singles and doubles.
Contact (Saturday or Sunday morning comp.): Derek Rylah 0419143567
Friday night competition for juniors is an intra-club competition run by Peter Caruana (Head Coach). This competition is for younger players who are just starting competition play and still learning the procedures of how competition matches take place. It is considered a stepping stone for junior players who are looking to get involved in Saturday morning inter-club competition.
Contact: Peter Caruana (Friday night) 0409 857 321
SENIORS (Eastern Region)
Senior competition is conducted by Eastern Region Tennis and is run on Saturday afternoons commencing at 1:15pm. Our teams are currently participating in the Open Sets format of competition which is doubles only. There are other options for players if they express an interest in playing a different format. This competition is run as both a summer & winter season.
Contact: Duncan Pendrigh (Saturday Competition) 0419 751 022
Sunday competition for seniors is available during the summer season only and commences at 1:15pm. The format is an Open Singles/Doubles competition with 2 players per team. One singles rubber and one doubles rubber is played. This competition provides a good alternative to Pennant during the summer season.
Contact: Duncan Pendrigh (Sunday Competition) 0419 751 022
The MEMRLTA Ladies competition is played on a Tuesday and starts at 9.30 a.m.
The EDWTA Ladies competition is played on a Wednesday and starts at 10.00 a.m.
The format is a doubles only competition with 8-game sets being played.
Contact: Wendy Robinson 0402 073 935
Club Championships are held every March/April before the commencement of the winter Pennant season. It is expected that all players that have nominated for Pennant will participate in the Club Championships, as this assists the Pennant Convenor in finalising our team selections.
Club Championship events can include:
Men's Open Singles & Doubles
Women's Open Singles & Doubles
Junior Boys & Girls Singles & Doubles (Under 18, Under 15, Under 11)