Maccabi address for home
Mentone Tennis Club -
Car Park Works from 26-4-16
Please be advised that works have commenced at
Mentone Tennis Club in the car park. This will take approximately 3 weeks
and you will NOT be able to enter the club via the address on the fixture.
During this time access to the clubhouse and porous
courts will be via the car park and double gates in Second Street.
The Mentone team you will be playing will have a key to this entrance.
Mixed Rubbers Section 5
Due to unforeseen circumstances St Patrick's Mentone has withdrawn from
Mixed rubbers 5 will now read as follows:
4 Beaumaris LTC
5 Kings Park
6 Chelsea Lawn
East Malvern 2 has filled the Bye in section
Section 2 will now read as follows:
6 Victory Park
7 East Malvern 1
8 East Malvern 2
Summer Season 2015-16:
Men's Rubbers Section 2 Centenary Park
- Winners of the Butterworth Cup for Summer.
Mixed Rubbers A grade
Due to unforeseen circumstances Hawthorn has withdrawn from competition.
BRTA has decided to change this to a 6 draw section so there are no Byes.
A grade mixed will now read as follows:
1 Dendy Park
2 Hampton Park
3 Beaumaris LTC 1
4 Overport Park Green
5 Overport Park Gold
6 Beaumaris LTC 2
Maccabi 3 has filled the Bye in section 5 and now reads as follows:
2 Maccabi 3
3 Maccabi 1
4 Maccabi 2
7 Hurlingham Park
8 Beaumaris LTC
Due to court availabilty Albert Reserve #1 team will be playing home
matches at Melbourne Park, Entrance D, Olympic Boulevard, Melbourne, Mel
map 2G ref D9.
Men's singles/doubles section 8
Mentone has filled the Bye in men's singles/doubles section 8.
Section 8 will now read as follows:
1 Maccabi 1
2 Maccabi 2
3 Dendy Park
4 Lauriston 1
5 Lauriston 2
6 Monash Uni
7 Hawthorn GP
Winter Season 2015:
Parkdale Section 1
Mens Rubbers team - Winners of the Butterworth Cup
Ladies & Mens
A reminder that by-law 3j states
"Matches shall consist of four eight game sets of singles in which each
player shall play an opposing player in order of merit, FOLLOWED by a rubber
of doubles in which each pair shall play an opposing pair......"
Please note that singles is to be played before the doubles.
Please note that singles/doubles teams must play singles matches in order of
merit as entered on entry forms. By-law 3j. Any player that plays lower than
their nominated order of merit will lose their singles match 0-8. This may, or
may not, change the result of the match. The club will also be fined $15 for
When entering scores on-line for Mixed Rubbers sections could you please enter
the Mens rubber first, followed by the Ladies rubber, then the 2 Mixed rubbers.
If the ladies is entered first the statistics for teams will be incorrect!
Submission of Match Scores:
All match scores for the Weekend
Senior Competition are to be submitted via the on-line scoring system (TROLS),
which can be accessed via this
link. Note that a User ID and Password are required in order to
submit match scores.
All score sheets for the Weekend
Senior Competition are to be retained by the Home club until after the date
of the Grand Final. In the event of any query, a request may be made for the
scoresheet to be submitted to the Record Secretary for review.
Here are links to the manuals for
the on-line entering system in PDF format.
Third Set Tie-Break
The Committee is trialling the
option of playing a third set tie break (instead of a third set) for the Summer
Competition 2012-13 in Ladies Rubbers, Mens Rubbers and Mixed Rubbers. The option to play a third set tie
break is to be decided before the start of the match, with both Captains in
This option does NOT apply for Ladies & Mens singles/doubles matches.
As a courtesy to other players, all mobile telephones should be turned
to silent for the duration of all matches. Special allowance may be made in the
case of medical emergencies.
Matches at Melbourne University Tennis
Players cannot park onsite at
the University - there is no casual parking, it is all permit parking. The
only parking available is in the nearby streets - generally parking is free
after 12:30pm on Saturday however again, there are permit zones around the
inner city streets so it is necessary to read the signs carefully.
In the case of adverse weather, both teams must attend at the venue for
play. Score sheets need to be filled in, and names entered into the
It appears that some matches have been declared "heatouts" on a day
prior to the date of the match, and that some teams have not arrived at courts.
By-law 12 states - "If the temperature should
reach 35 degrees C at the appointed starting time or thereafter, play may be
stopped at the option of either captain. Any postponement must NOT be
arranged before the appointed starting time." By-law 10d
also states that all players must be in attendance within 30 minutes of the
appointed starting time. Refer to this link for selected
current temperature readings: BOM
- Latest Weather Observations for the Melbourne Area
Saturday Emergency Pool
The Committee are trialling an emergency pool for Saturday afternoon