Altona Tennis Club and Vida Tennis are running their third Red Ball tournament of the year in Term 4. Red Ball tournaments are an ideal way to kick start a child’s competition journey – the Vida coaches guide each child through the day ensuring it is a positive learning experience. The tournament is best suited…

The rescheduled Ladies and Girls Event from last term will be held on Sunday 20 October, from 1:30-4:00pm. Ladies and Girls events are always held in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere and are an ideal place to meet new friends and catch up with existing ones. There are activities for both kids and adults; the…

Isabelle Valters is a current JDS squad participant and WRTA Junior Competition player at Altona Tennis Club. Despite being just nine years old, Isabelle has won several JDS tournaments already. We spoke with Isabelle about her tennis journey so far and her plans for the future. Why did you start playing tennis? I liked playing…

The annual Junior Club Championships are returning again in 2019. The Club Champs are a great way to gain some extra matchplay at the conclusion of the WRTA season and battle it out against your fellow club members. This year’s tournament will commence on Monday 25 November, with the tournament to conclude on Sunday 15…

Following the success of the Red Ball Tournament last term, Altona Tennis Club and Vida Tennis are running another tournament in Term 3. It is held in a relaxed atmosphere with the guidance of the Vida coaches, allowing red and early orange ball players to have their first taste of competition tennis. The tournament will…

Whilst the school holidays are on, WRTA competitions take a break for a few weeks. Nine rounds have now been completed, with a further five to complete during Term 3 before the commencement of the finals. We have 21 Altona teams currently competing in WRTA Juniors: 15 on Saturday and 6 on Sunday. The current…

With Wimbledon well underway, the grass courts of the All England Club are some of the hardest courts to master in tennis – especially due to the transition from the slow Parisian clay of the French Open. Today, we’ll explore how to best play on the grass. Where can you find natural grass courts in…

The July tournament period is coming up and it provides players with an opportunity to fine-tune their game and play against some high-quality opponents. Preparation for these tournaments is key – the amount of effort you put into your preparation often dictates your performance. Here are some tips on how to best prepare for your…

The Association Junior League (AJL) is back for 2019, with the WRTA again looking to enter as many teams as possible in this competition. The AJL pits WRTA selected teams against other regional associations in Melbourne, giving players a fantastic opportunity to play with and against a variety of players. There are 12&U, 14&U and…

The WRTA Mixed and Pennant competitions took a break over the Queen’s Birthday weekend, and thus it’s a good chance to check in on the progress of the Altona teams. Altona has one team in the Mixed and four teams in the Pennant.   There have been six rounds played with plenty more still to…

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