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Welcome to the Doutta Galla Tennis Club

Doutta Galla Tennis Club, Affiliated with Tennis Australia.
Welcome to the Official Website of the Doutta Galla Tennis Club. We are a Tennis Club in North Essendon, Melbourne, Australia.
The club is an official affiliate of Tennis Victoria.
All members are encouraged to subscribe to our Online Newsletter, eBaseline, to be kept up to date with all of the club's latest news.

Club Championships Draws and Schedule Now Available

The Draws and Schedule for the Doutta Galla Club Championships 2017 have now been published. Matches Start Sunday 3rd December with the Grand Finals being played on Saturday 16th December.

For all the details visit the Club Championships 2017 Mini Site.

Spring Competition Semi Finals are on this Week

The regular season has ended for most Competitions and the Club has multiple teams in the Finals in the coming week:

  • The Thursday Ladies Section 3 Team play Sunbury at Keilor East this Thursday.
  • The Mens B Special 2 Team play Hillside at Merlynston this Thursday.
  • The Mens B Grade 2 play Essendon at St Monica’s.

The finals draws for the Juniors and Saturday Afternoon are not publicly available, when they are this post will be updated.

Please note that the Club is hosting Night Finals on Tuesday 21st November (Ladies B Reserve 1),  Tuesday 28th November (Ladies B Special 1) and Thursday 30th November (Mens B Reserve 4).

Good luck to all teams in the finals and thanks to all teams for a great season.

Entries Open for Autumn 2018 Seasons

Entries are now open for all Competitions for the Autumn 2018 Season for the following competitions:

  • NSNTA Ladies, Mixed and Mens Week Night Competitions
  • NSJTA Junior Competition
  • NSLTA Thursday Ladies Competition
  • NSTA Saturday Afternoon Competition

Please register your interest to play by recording your name on the sign up sheets that have been posted in the Club house or by sending the Club an Email.

Doutta Galla Club Championships Entries Now Open

Entries are now open for the 2017 Doutta Galla Club Championships.

Entries close on Saturday 11th November, with the Draws and Schedule to be published on Sunday 12th November.

Matches commence on Sunday 19th November, depending on the number of matches to be played, with all Grand Finals to be played on Saturday 16th December.

The following events are looking to be held, depending on the number of entrants:

  • Mens Open Singles (All ages)
  • Ladies Open Singles (All ages)
  • Mens Doubles (Handicaps apply, all ages)
  • Ladies Doubles (Handicaps apply, all ages)
  • Junior Boys Singles
  • Junior Girls Singles
  • Mixed Open Doubles
  • Veteran Round Robin (45+ years)
  • Junior Doubles Round Robin (Boys and girls)

For all the details please visit the Doutta Galla Club Championships 2017 Mini Site.

To sign up place your name on the Sign Up Sheets in the Clubhouse or send the Club an Email.


Doutta Galla Christmas Party to be held on Saturday December 16th

The annual Doutta Galla Christmas Party is to be held on Saturday December 16th from 6:30pm at the Club house.

A Barbeque and some Beer, Wine and Soft Drink will be provided, please bring a Salad, some Snacks or some desert.

The Club Championship Awards will be presented and all Junior Players throughout the year will also be recognised.

The committee hopes to see everyone there.

Doutta Galla Open Day Sunday 17th September

The Club is holding an Open Day on Sunday 17th September 2017 from 12pm to 3pm, everyone is welcome to attend to have a try of tennis and join in the fun. All ages from kids to adults are welcome.

There will be:

  • A free BBQ
  • Ball Machine
  • Serve Radar
  • Show Bags
  • Prizes
  • And the chance to meet Chris Guccione – two time Olympian and Pro Tennis Player.

Working Bee to be held on Sunday 15th October

The Club will hold its Annual Working Bee on Sunday 15th October from 12pm to 3pm. All are welcome to help perform key maintenance on the Club and ensure it stays beautiful for another 12 months.

Financial Adult and Family Members that attend are entitled to receive their $40 Maintenance Levy.

Pennant Quarter Finals Update

The Club’s Pennant Team last Saturday won their Quarter Final, defeating Strathmore 4 rubbers to 2. The team of Warren Peters, Tim Benton, Aaron Sharpe and Will Egan played well to secure the win over the local rivals.

The team now play Glenburn (Mount Waverley) this Saturday in both Singles and Doubles in the Semi Final.

Good luck to the team for Saturday.

Pennant Team into Grade Finals

Congratulations to the Club’s Pennant Team who last Sunday won their Section Final and move on to the Grade Finals. After finishing on top of the ladder and earning a home ground advantage for the final, the team consisting of Aaron Sharpe, Tim Benton, Warren Peters, Will Egan defeated Eaglemont in a convincing win.

The team play Strathmore this Saturday afternoon at Doutta Galla from 12:30pm in both Doubles and Singles. The Committee wishes the team the best of luck in the final.

Baseline Newsletter August 2017

The Club has published a Newsletter to Members providing a summary of what’s happening at the Club, including:

  • A summary from the President
  • Information on future Projects to replace the Club’s Courts and Lights
  • Highlights from the Club’s recent Grand Final Wins
  • Details from the Club’s successful Open Day
  • Details on the Club’s new Administrative Guidelines and Business Plan
  • Details of the new Membership fees
  • And much more

View the Newsletter from the link below: