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There are many opportunities to play tennis at Donvale Tennis Club and we encourage our members to avail themselves of our facilities as much as possible including social and competition for Juniors, Ladies, Seniors, Veterans mid-week, night and weekend play.

Safeguarding Children

Donvale Tennis Club is committed to the safety and wellbeing of every child who takes part in our activities, programs, events or services and as such our By Laws state:

(c) Donvale Tennis Club supports the Government Child Safe Standards and ensuring that all young participants at our Club have a safe and enjoyable experience. All children under 18 must be supervised by a parent or a nominated supervising adult at all times while on Club premises.  Read By Laws here

We are guided and supported by the Child Safe policies and guidelines of Tennis Australia

Tennis Australia’s commitment to Safeguarding children says:

We have a zero-tolerance approach to any form of child abuse and are committed to ensuring the sport of tennis is a safe and friendly environment for children and young people. It is imperative that children and young people who access our activities, programs, events or services feel safe and supported.

We will ensure that child safety is embedded in our organisation’s culture, reflected in our policies and procedures, and understood and practiced at all levels of our sport. We commit to making sure that everyone involved with delivering tennis in Australia, from club administrators, volunteers, parents and participants, understand the important responsibilities they have in relation to child safety.

Our commitment extends beyond creating an environment that minimises risk or danger. We are committed to building an environment that is both child-safe and child-friendly. Together we can provide an environment in which children feel respected, valued and encouraged to reach their full potential.

Jayne Hrdlicka Tennis Australia Chair | Craig Tiley Tennis Australia CEO

More information and resources can be found here

Social Tennis

All welcome.  Social tennis is a great opportunity to make use of the club’s facilities, socialise with other members and guests, and to practise your skills in a friendly non-competition environment.

Donvale offers a variety of social tennis for members and visitors ($5.00 visitor’s fee applies).

Monday mornings U3A, from 9:00am.

Thursday mornings, from 9:00am.

Sunday mornings

  • Open Social Group – from 9:00am to 12:00. All standards. Bookings required due to COVID-19 Restrictions..
  • Intermediate/Advanced Social Group – 8:30 to 12:00. Focused on more competitive play, with organised draws. Bookings in advance essential – please call Catherine Dun on 0406 386 686 or (03) 9842 8814.


Donvale Tennis Club (DTC) competes in the Eastern Region Tennis Association Junior Competition held on Saturday and Sunday mornings. DTC selects teams based on ability, age and social needs.

Juniors ERT Competitions seasons are:

  • Summer Season: Oct – March with registrations due August
  • Winter Season: April – Sept with registrations due February

All registrations and details are via the DTC Junior Team App.

Click here for Team App Instructions

Click button for Team App Website.

Find us on Team App

Junior Convenor Russell Holschier 0423 519 142 or Email Juniors

Coaching:  protennisacademycomau-mh   0407 050 060 or  Email Lisa

Current Season Ladder


Open Weekend Competition

Donvale has four person teams playing in the Eastern Region Tennis (ERT) competition on Saturday afternoons in Open and Singles/Doubles formats. In Summer, there is also two person Singles/Doubles teams on Sunday. 

Donvale also has four person teams playing Mixed Rubbers in Waverly Districts (WDTA) on Saturday afternoons. WDTA also offers two person Singles/Doubles rubbers, as well as four person Mens Rubbers.

For more information please contact Russell Watkins on (03) 9842 1909 or email him.

        Email Russell        Current ERT Ladder

Midweek Ladies

Donvale TC hold Midweek Ladies Competition on both Tuesdays & Thursdays.

Contact Joy on 0413 399 038 / for any enquiries or to register your interest.

Tuesday Ladies Doubles CompetitionMidweek Eastern Metropolitan Region Ladies’ Tennis Association.

Entries welcome prior to early February & August.  Teams selected by a Club Selection Committee.  Emergency players warmly accepted any time of year.  Donvale TC currently have 6 teams in this competition at various levels.

Thursday Ladies Doubles CompetitionWaverley & District Tennis Association.

Teams are comprised of non-selection (ladies submit their own teams).  Any ladies wishing to join as a group are most welcome to enquire (min of 4 per team but preferably 5 or 6).  Emergency players are also welcome.  Donvale TC currently have 3 teams in this comp (there are 7 sections available).

Metro Masters

Metro Masters Competitions are:

  • Thursday afternoon competition for 50+ years. Doubles Competition format.
  • Saturday Veterans Pennant for 35+ years. Doubles competition format.

Contact Russell Watkins on (03) 9842 1909 for details.

Tennis Victoria Metro Masters Ladder


Donvale Tennis Club has had a proud history in Tennis Victoria’s Pennant Competition since the 1970’s. Over the years Donvale Tennis Club has been a major player in the Pennant Competition and has entered as many as 24 teams in a season. Previously club teams have won flags in the very prestigious A Grade and State Grade formats. Donvale also participated in the first season of the ATL competition.


Pennant registrations are due February, and Pennant season runs from April to August 2022, with matches held on Saturdays and Sundays.

If you’re interested in playing Pennant competition next season, please send Benn a message on 0410 501 877  or

Tennis Victoria Pennant


Tennis Victoria Premier League

Night Tennis

Night Tennis Convenor: Marg Kimber – 0423 697 193

Donvale Tennis Club is affiliated with Blackburn & District Night Tennis Association, which provides competition at night for 2,000 players each season from 43 Venue Clubs located in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs, mainly in the vicinity of Blackburn.

Seasons: February to June and August to November. Monday – Thursday evenings.

BDNTA website Current Monday Ladder Current Tuesday Ladder Current Wednesday Ladder Current Thursday Ladder


DTC holds annual Club Singles and Doubles Championships for Juniors and Senior Men’s, Ladies and Mixed Play. The names of all A and B-Grade Champions are displayed on the honour boards in the clubhouse, and the A-Grade Champions also have their name engraved on the perpetual trophies in the clubhouse. Entry forms for tournaments throughout Victoria are also available.

Refer to our website Events Calendar for Tournament Dates

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