East Malvern    Tennis Club


All members of East Malvern are eligible to join a number of competition teams. This is an excellent way to enjoy some high quality competitive tennis at an appropriate level. All competitions are on a home and away basis whereby half of the matches are played at East Malvern and the other half at another club. Teams are usually structured with 5 players with 4 players playing on the day allowing for rostered weeks off.

Competitions we compete in:


Pennant has been Tennis Victoria’s premier winter competition for over a 100 years and runs between April and September. The home and away format is best of three sets and allows for singles one week and double the next, or doubles only. Ladies Pennant starts on Saturday at 9am sharp and finishes around midday, and Men’s pennant starts at 1pm sharp and finishes around 5pm on Saturday and Sunday.

East Malvern has been a strong supporter of this competition and enters a number of teams each year. Being the strongest competition in Melbourne, Pennant is for the more serious tennis players among us.

Please register your interest through the office at admin@eastmalverntc.com.au

For the 2014 Pennant season Therese Oyston was named “Pennant Player of the Year” for Grade 3 Women, a fantastic effort Therese. (EMTC presented her with a special trophy)

2014 Pennant Player of the Year Grade 3 Women - Therese Oyston

Bayside region Competition

The Bayside Competition offers, Men’s, Ladies or mixed Doubles on a Saturday afternoon. This is played in Summer and Winter with matches starting at 1pm and finishing around 5pm.

Competitions are 14 weeks duration plus a finals series.

For more details, you can check out the Bayside website on http://www.baysidetennis.asn.au/

Waverley & District Tennis Association (WDTA)

This is another very popular competition and there are over 100 tennis clubs that enter teams across the many available formats. There are summer and winter competitions as well as junior and night comps to play in. East Malvern enters teams in WDTA each season. For more details, check out the WDTA website as follows http://www.waverleytennis.asn.au/