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Mid Week Ladies Competition

Pool Emergency Availability List
How to print your Fixture page
Fast Facts about our Ladies Competition
Ladies Committee Contact Details
By-Laws / Rules (printable pdf version)
Tennis Court Addresses (printable pdf version)
How to enter your scores online

Notice of WDTA Midweek Ladies Division A.G.M. - NEW TIME DUE TO FINALS DELAY - 7.30PM (same date - 20/6)

Our AGM is coming up Thursday 20th June, 2019 at Vermont Sth Tennis Club.   All participating clubs must have at least one delegate in attendance or a fine is imposed (Bylaw 4).  Refer to notice sent to all Convenors.   Proposed bylaw charges must be submitted by 26 April, and nominations for committee to be received by 6th June.


Heatherdale Round Robin Tournament

Heatherdale TC are once again holding their mid-year tournament on Thursday 27th June.  Includes a lovely morning tea & roast lunch.  See flyer here for details.  Bookings ring Lynlee:  9873.1984  or Tracey:  9873.4748


Season 2/2019

CLICK HERE for the Season 2 Grading List.  Fixtures will not be available for downloading until week commencing 1st July.


Pool Emergency Players

The Season 2/2019 Pool Emergency List will be added here once finalized. 

NEW pool emergency players are most welcome in all sections.   Please text or ring Joy Kaias on 0413.399.038 if you wish to be included in the next season's Pool.

Midweek Ladies ByLaws

Please click here to download a printable version of the WDTA Midweek ladies ByLaws (updated - July 2018)

Note 2 important bylaw changes were passed at our recent AGM:-

*17(a)  2 points for winning match (most sets won, or if sets are equal, then for most games scored) PLUS 1 point for each winning set & 1/2 point for each unfinished set.

*12.1(a)   Emergency must be a financial member of any tennis club within Victoria.  Any emergency not a financial member of the club using them, is not permitted to play more than 3 matches per season, nor play in Final Series, and must not play for more than one team per season.    

(Note that the above 12.1(a) bylaw restrictions do NOT apply to Association POOL Emergencies.)    


Grand Finals Season 2/2018.

Well done to the Section Premiers for Season 2/2018.   A big thank you to hosting clubs, we very much appreciate the use of your courts for the Grand Finals:-  Vermont Sth, Legend Park & MCC-GIV.

 List of seasons' Premiers


Gill Quillinan Memorial Charity Event 2018

Our annual Charity Event held on Thursday 6th September was a fantastic success!   Very special thank you to VERMONT STH. TENNIS CLUB for their amazing support of this event, including their wine donation.    In addition we wish to thank MARINE ARTIST LANCE ROSS, KOOYONG LAWN TENNIS CLUB & McCARTHY WINE SERVICES for their donations of our major raffle prizes.  Thank you also to TENSION 24, HEATHMONT FLOWERS, MONASH AQUATIC CENTRE, ENVIE FITNESS, STRIKE BOWLING & FITNESS FIRST as well as Marg Clark & Nola Williams for their raffle donations.

Thank you also to WDTA Life Member FLICK NOLAN as always working behind the scenes, JUDY SEARL for her super-efficient collating and organizing of the Event, and our President, NOLA WILLIAMS, for her endless sourcing of our wonderful raffle prizes, including a large discount from Coles Supermarkets.   The WDTA midweek ladies committee also worked hard behind the scenes organizing on the day and supplying the salad.   Thank you ladies - job well done!

We are extremely excited to announce the grand total of $1,219.95 profit was made on the day which will be donated to OVARIAN CANCER RESEARCH FOUNDATION.   This is a record outcome over the past 9 years.


The winner of A Grade was Jessica Connaughton and the winner of B Grade was Ann Landry.   The major raffle prize of the beautiful framed limited edition signed print by Lance Ross was appropriately won by Flick Nolan. Congratulations ladies!!!  And lastly thank you to all the wonderful tennis ladies who attended on the day to enjoy the atmosphere and fun.   We hope you will be back again next year.



Entering and confirming scores online

Click here for step by step instructions on how to enter your scores.  If you are having trouble please contact Record Secretary via email address listed below or ring 0413.399.038    Scores MUST be in by Friday 8pm, but if at all possible please enter them by Thursday evening.  Thank you.

How to print your Fixture page

Fixtures are now available online - no longer available as a Handbook.  You can print your own fixtures via this website as follows:

* Click on FIXTURES link (in the blue banner above)   * Select a Competition (Thursday AM from the drop down box)   * Select a Section  * Select a Team     Then click on the "download PDF" link (just underneath the Select a Section box).     Then simply PRINT or SAVE.

Note that all Team Captains and their Contact phone numbers are now included under the details for each team  (any errors please let us know). 


Welcome to Waverley Tennis Midweek Ladies Comp

Waverley Tennis Mid Week Ladies Tennis competition provides competition tennis in the South Eastern suburbs of Melbourne for ladies wishing to play during the daytime. We are always looking for new clubs to join our competition or even new players. We can assist in suggesting a club for you to join or we also have an Association Emergency List that assists existing teams and gives variety and options to a player. If you or your Club are interested in knowing more, please read on, or contact our Executive Committee  (phone numbers below).

Important Dates:-

Season 1 - 2019  commencement date 31st January 2019

(no matches played on 11/4, 18/4 & 25/4.)

  • 30 May:  Semi Final
  • 6 June:  Prelim Final
  • 13 June:  Grand Final  (& 20 June if required due to weather conditions)
  • 20 June:  WDTA Midweek Ladies AGM.

Season 2 - 2019 commencement date 18 July 2019

  • 5 September:  Annual Gill Quillinan Memorial Charity Event
  • 21 November:  Semi Final
  • 28 November:  Prelim Final
  • 5 December:   Grand Final (& 12 December if required due to weather conditions)


Competition Features:

Waverley Mid Week Ladies Tennis currently offers:-

Home and Away daytime Thursday Competition
2 Seasons per Calendar Year (Feb to June  /  July to Dec)
Starting time 9.30 am (can vary)
2 Courts per match   
4 ladies per team - change partners each set
6 double sets per match - no rubbers
Sets are first to 8 - tiebreak at 7 all
Emergency Pool Players available  (see note below)
Semi-Finals, Preliminary-Finals & Grand Finals - no umpires required in any finals games
Home venues for Semi & Preliminary Finals - with Grand Finals at courts designated by Committee.
Online scoring system
A mid-year tournament - all levels most welcome - The Annual Gill Quillinan Memorial Charity Event. Proceeds from this tournament are donated to Ovarian Cancer Research .


Clubs & Court Locations 

Please click here to download a printable version of the WDTA Midweek ladies Participating Clubs & Court Locations - current as at Season 1-2015.


Mid-Week Ladies Emergency Pool Players:

Our Competition permits the use of Emergency Pool Players.  This saves the need for teams to forfeit (with the associated fine).

Emergency Pool Players:-

  • must belong to a club affiliated with Tennis Victoria.
  • are permitted to play for any club as many times as necessary in their personal grade or above at the discretion of the Executive Committee.
  • may still play for their own club as an emergency.
  • must be recorded on the Emergency Pool List by contacting the Record Secretary prior to playing at

Special Pool Emergency Rules applicable for Finals:-

All Pool Emergencies (with the exception of B2 Grade) are not permitted to play in their personal grade during Finals (irrespective of how many matches they have played in that grade).  They are only permitted to play above their personal grade in Finals.  A request MUST be made to Record Secretary prior to using ANY Pool Emergencies in Finals.

The current Pool Emergency List is now available on this website page including phone numbers and availabillity (see above).

Any players wishing to be placed in the Emergency Pool, we would love to hear from you.  All Grades are welcome!  Please contact the Record Secretary - 0413 399 038


WDTA Midweek Ladies Committee 2018/19:

President:                      Nola Williams - 9803.5315 -

Vice President:              Margaret Clark - 0418.580.337

Secretary:                     Judy Searl 0408.568.345  -

Record Secretary:        Joy Kaias  -   0413.399.038

Treasurer:                     Jenny Lomdahl - 0404.831.544


History of the Lorraine Clark Memorial Perpetual Trophy:

The Lorraine Clark Memorial Perpetual Trophy is awarded to the winner of the lowest section in the WDTA Mid-week Ladies competition each season.  It is an encouragement award, commenced in her honour in 2001.

Lorraine Clark was on the founding committee for the Mid-week Ladies Competition and became the inaugural President.  WDTA Ladies commenced with 14 participating Clubs and she served as President for 6 years and remained on the general committee until 1991 when she was awarded Life Membership.  It is pleasing to note that our Mid-week ladies competition has expanded over the years, and currently has 37  Clubs participating. Lorraine attended the Gill Quillan tournament in July 2014 but sadly passed away in December 2014.


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