WELCOME TO TENNIS SYDNEY and AMAZON TENNIS
Tennis Sydney and Amazon Tennis is Australasia's largest LGBT tennis club that aims to promote and facilitate gay and lesbian tennis in Sydney. Our progam of events include social tennis; mid-week night competitions; Club doubles days; and two major Gay & Lesbian Tennis Alliance (GLTA) tournaments each year. We cater to a broad player group with a wide range of skill levels from beginner to advanced and host numerous events all year from the social to the competitive for LGBT players in Sydney and for visiting players from inter-state and overseas. New players are always welcome.
Entry is now open for the Tennis Sydney Winter ‘Swingers’ 2016 Competition. Let the endless summer nights continue with one of the funnest comps of the year.
About: 'Swingers' is a great opportunity to play doubles with a different person each week, but is an individual competition where the winner is determined by the highest number of games won. Entry is limited to 36 players in 4 divisions so enter now to avoid disappointment. The comp will start on Thursday 9 June. This comp we are continuing the exciting finals night for the top 4 players in each division.
The 2016 Hard Court Doubles Tournament was held on Sunday 22 May 2016 at Sydney Olympic Park Tennis Centre (SOPTC).
Congratulations to all the winners and runners-up.
Division 1: Hayden and Peter d. Kevin and Huy
Division 2: Sam and Darren d. Mark and John
Division 3: Robin and Teh d. Matt and Kendy
Division 4: Duncan and Craig d. Andy and Jules
The Tennis Sydney & Amazon Tennis Annual General Meeting was held at Parklands Tennis Centre on Sunday 24 April 2016.
The following Members were elected to the Committee.
President - Damien O'Brien
Vice-President - Jon Zhu
Treasurer - Adam Hyungchul Kim
Secretary - Evan Knowles
Committee members: Rob Ward, Tracey MacMillan, Ryan Wright, Chris Morrison, Andrew Soo, Lou Fortus and Josef Garrington.
The 2016 Summer Mid-week Comp have now concluded. Congratulations to all our Champions.
Div 1 - Russell H. & Paul K. def Ben A. & Chris L.
Div 2 - Lou F. & Darren S. def Tim P. & Reuben Y.
Div 3 - Damien O. & Ryan W. def Lester L. & Dean S.
Div 4 - Seamus D. & Renji H. def Duncan C. & Ian T.
The final 2016 Summer Mid-week Comp leader boards for each division are available under the Results tab after you log in to the website.
Tennis Ranch is a long time valued supporter of Tennis Sydney providing us with great deals on balls for all our comps and tournaments; and with prizes and gift vouchers for our charity fundraising raffles.
Tennis Ranch offer 10% discount on all full priced racquets, shoes and clothing to Tennis Sydney/Amazon Tennis Members. If you need to upgrade your racquet and freshen up your outfits, please visit the friendly staff at Tennis Ranch, 128 Victoria Rd, Gladesville. (02) 9816 3666.
Remember to show them your Tennis Sydney Membership badge for 10% discount.
Please be advised that the Tennis Sydney Inc. 2016 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place on Sunday 24 April, 3pm at Parklands Tennis Centre, cnr Anzac Parade and Lang Road, Moore Park. All current financial Members are encouraged to attend and to vote at this meeting.
The 2015 financial and Committee reports are now available after you log in under About Us/Corporate Affairs.
Since the 2015 AGM the following Committee Members have resigned - Elena Sarno (August 2015) and Steven Thorne (December 2015). Our current Secretary, Lee Spencer, and current Treasurer, Rob Sheedy, will not be nominating for re-election at the 2016 AGM.
Highlights of the 2016 Calendar include a new singles event in April and a special event in August to celebrate the Rio Olympics.
The popular hard court and lawn doubles days are scheduled along with a return of the Compass Singles and Doubles events.
The Committee are also organising a number of off-court events throughout the year and all the comps are running again.
Download the 2016 Calendar of Events or check the Calendar tab on the main menu.