- Christmas Party on this Saturday
Just a reminder that the Club’s Christmas Party is on this Saturday night from 6pm.
- Spring Finals Update
The Club’s teams had a successful week with finals, with a number of teams winning their finals and advancing to the Grand Final this week:
- The Thursday Ladies Section 4 team played their Grand Final and defeated Buckley Park. (Correction, originally this post stated that this team lost, they actually won. Sorry to the team and well done!)
- The Juniors A Reserve 4 team won their Semi Final against Airport West and play Deer Park in the Grand Final this Saturday.
- The Juniors C Special 2 team lost to Buckley Park.
- The Juniors C Grade 2 team lost to Deer Park .
- The Tuesday Ladies B Special 1 team lost to Buckley Park.
- The Tuesday Ladies C Reserve 2 team lost to Strathmore.
- The Mixed B Reserve 1 team defeated West Brunswick and will play in the Grand Final against Buckley Park at Gladstone Park on Wednesday night.
- The Mens B Special 5 team defeated Hillside and will play in the Grand Final against Taylor’s Lakes at Airport West on Thursday night.
Congratulations to all teams who made the finals and thanks to all teams for playing this season.
Good luck to the teams playing in the Grand Finals this week!
Remember that team entries for the next season close soon, so if you are interested in playing next season please contact your Team’s Captain or the Committee to register your interest.
- Christmas Party on Saturday 2nd December
The Club’s Annual Christmas Party is on Saturday 2nd December from 6pm onwards.
A BBQ, Beer, Wine and Soft Drink are provided. We ask that you bring some salad a dessert or anything else you wish to share.
The Club Championships Finals will be on at the time as well as the Club’s Awards and Presentations for the year and the Junior Team Medallions.
All Members and friends of the Club are welcome.
- Spring Semi Finals Update
The Finals Season for all competitions has arrived and the Club has a number of teams in Finals this week:
- The Thursday Ladies Section 4 team defeated Avondale Heights in their Semi Final on Thursday and now play in the Grand Final against Buckley Park at Buckley Park this Thursday.
- The Juniors A Grade 1 team played a Semi Final last night and lost to Greenvale.
- The Juniors A Reserve 4 team play Airport West at Hadfield.
- The Juniors C Special 2 team play Buckley Park at Maribyrnong Park today.
- The Juniors C Grade 2 team play Deer Park at Moomba Park today.
- The Tuesday Ladies B Special 1 team play Buckley Park at West Brunswick on Tuesday night.
- The Tuesday Ladies C Reserve 2 team play Strathmore at Keilor East on Tuesday night.
- The Mixed B Reserve 1 team play West Brunswick at Essendon on Wednesday night.
- The Mens B Special 5 team play Hillside at Sydenham on Thursday night.
Please note that Doutta Galla will host the following Semi Finals:
- The Ladies B Grade 2 Semi Final on Tuesday Night
- The Mens C Special 3 Semi Final on Tuesday Night
The Committee thanks all teams for playing this season and best of luck to the teams playing in Semi Finals this week.
- Club Championships Draws and Schedule Released
The Draws and Schedule for the Doutta Galla Club Championships for 2023 have been published. Please visit the Club Championships 2023 Mini Site for more information.
- Entries are open for the 2023 Club Championships
We are pleased to announce the running of this year’s Club Championships!
This is an exciting club event that spans many years of tradition – let’s have a really fantastic 2023 Club Champs! We are encouraging all Members to play.
The following Events are available:
- Mens Open Singles
- Ladies Open Singles
- Mens Doubles
- Ladies Doubles
- Mixed Doubles
- Boys Singles
- Girls Singles
- Junior Round Robin Singles (C and D Grade)
- Junior Round Robin Doubles
The final list of Events available will be dependant on numbers.
The format of Events are:
- Open Singles – Best of two sets to six games, with tiebreak at six-all. If two sets all, a Super Tiebreak to be held of first to ten points. Grand Final is the best of three sets to six games, with a tiebreak at six-all.
- Doubles Events and Junior Singles Events – Pro set up to eight games, with a tiebreak at seven-all.
- Junior Round Round – To be determined depending on numbers.
Once the Schedule has been release matches can be arranged during the week or on alternate dates/times at mutual agreement. Matches must be completed prior to the next match’s scheduled time.
This year events will take place over the weekends of :
- November 11th/12th
- November 8th/19th
- November 25th/26th
The Grand Finals will be played on Saturday 2nd December, which is the same day as the Club’s Christmas Party.
To sign up please complete the Sign Up Form. The Entry Fees are payable within the form using PayPal. No entries will be received without payment. Entries close Friday 3rd November 2023.
For more information visit the Club Championships 2023 Mini Site.
- Christmas Party Scheduled for Saturday 2nd December
The Doutta Galla Christmas Party is scheduled for Saturday 2nd December at the Club House. More details to follow.
- Doutta Galla 75th Anniversary Party is on for Saturday 14th October
The Doutta Galla Tennis Club’s 75th Anniversary Party is on for Saturday 14th October 2023 from 6pm onwards at the Doutta Galla Tennis Club. Food and drinks are provided.
Come down and help us celebrate the Club’s 75th Birthday and maybe play a little tennis.
- Working Bee is on for Sunday 8th October
The Club will hold its Annual Working Bee on Sunday 8th October 2023 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.
Any gardening equipment, wheelbarrows, shovels and cleaning equipment you could bring would be most helpful.
- NJSTA and NSLTA Finals Update
Last month the Juniors and Thursday Ladies Finals Series were played with a strong representation of the Club.
In the Juniors the Club had five teams in the Semi Finals, and unfortunately all were defeated and some by the narrowest of margins:
- The A Grade 1 team were defeated by Buckley Park by 6 games. The team consisted of Jheevith, Jake, Harry, Sienna, Ellie, Megan and Kai.
- The A Reserve 2 team were defeated by St Christopher’s by 32 games. The team consisted of Jaidyn, Ronald, Ayla, Saskia, Jye and Rebekah.
- The B Grade 2 team were defeated by Oak Park by a single game. The team consisted of Oren, Gus, Tomo, Tom and Reza.
- The C Reserve 2 team were defeated by Ascot Vale by two games. The team consisted of Dean, Peter, Ethan and Olivia
- The D Grade 3 team were defeated by St Therese’s by two games. The team consisted of Ansh, Chelsea, Dylan, Delicia, and Abhiram.
The Thursday Ladies Section 4 team made the Semi Final and unfortunately were defeated.
The Committee wishes to thank all teams for a great season and wishes them luck for the upcoming seasons.