East Wavertree Lawn Tennis Club

129a Dunbabin Road, Childwall, Liverpool, L16 7QQ

East Wavertree Lawn Tennis Club is a busy and thriving Liverpool Tennis Club located close to the Childwall Fiveways roundabout, Liverpool.  We are an LTA affiliated tennis club and are also one of just a small number of Liverpool Tennis Clubs that are Tennis Clubmark accredited.


Located close to the East Wavertree/Childwall border, East Wavertree Lawn Tennis Club welcomes players of all ages, abilities and backgrounds, so whether you are thinking of taking up Tennis for the first time, or an experienced player looking for a new club, East Wavertree Lawn Tennis Club is the place for you.  Tennis is played at both a social and competitive level, and we currently have six mens and three ladies teams entered within the leagues of the Liverpool and District Tennis Group, which is more than most Liverpool Tennis Clubs.

Club News

Wimbledon Ballot 2017
We are asking all members to Opt In to the Wimbledon Ballot, whether you wish to go to Wimbledon or not. The more members who do Opt In the more tickets we receive as a club. If you have any difficulties in accessing the LTA website and need your British Member number we can probably help you with this. Existing BTM members will need to login to their LTA account, if you are a new member you will need to obtain your BTM No. prior to registering on the LTA Website, to obtain your BTM No. please email BOTH info@ewltc.co.uk and mckee.anthony@sky.com and you should receive a response. You can also see your BTM No. (If registered) by logging in to the club website and clicking on MY PROFILE in the top right hand corner. If you wish to contact the LTA directly the number is 020 8487 7000 Thank you to those members who have opted in already - 34 of you to date! Visit LTA Website for more details

Question Time
Do you fancy an evening of topical debate, discussions on current affairs and to offer your viewpoints on the news of the day? If you do, please come to East Wavertree's version of BBC TV's Question Time on Saturday 12th November 2016 at 7.30 pm. It will be organised in a similar format to the television programme. There will be a panel of four members together with the Chairperson. Questions will be submitted in advance to the Chairperson ranging from current affairs to a few sporting questions of the day. The panel will be as follows: Eddie Bannon; Lionel Cope; John Curphey; Lin Stoddart. All we need is a range of good questions from the audience to start the proceedings which will create a lively debate and discussion between the panel and the audience. Questions can be submitted at any time before the formal start of the evening to me. The November tennis lottery draw will be also organised on the evening with a £25 bonus awarded to the winner of the main prize if they are in attendance at the draw. If you have any questions for me, please contact me.

Friday Night is Quiz Night
Quiz Night returns each and every Friday @ 8.30pm There will be a guest quiz master each week so the format should be varied. Come on down for a fun evening, all abilities welcome.

Trophy Presentation Evening 2016
The 2016 Trophy Presentation Evening will be held at Maranto's on Lark Lane on Sat 8th October once again. Entry is free for competitors. The night includes Trophy presentation, Food, Music and Lottery Draw.

* Non Competitors can still sign-up and pay the £12 entry fee to a bar member by Sunday 2nd Oct *

Macmillan Coffee Morning
The club is hosting a Macmillan Coffee Morning on Fri 30th Sept at 10.00am Coffee, Tea and Cakes will be available all morning, please come along to support, all welcome.

Handicapped Finals Day 2016
This year´s Handicapped Finals day takes place on Sunday 11th Sept - please come on down to support the players and the club. Food is available for purchase from lunch time during the day. Please note players are expected to wear tennis attire; there will be no social play on Finals Day for members. Please come on down to support Open Finals Day and the players; volunteers are required for line judges. Order of Play - 11.00am start Men's Singles Mr. G. Lea def. Mr. G. Furniss 6-2 3-6 6-3 Men's Doubles Mr. N. Buckton & Mr. R. Stewart def. Mr. G. Lea & Mr. G. Furniss 6-3 6-5 Ladies' Doubles Mrs. V. Freeman & Mrs. A. Lea def. Mrs B. Fennell & Miss C. Porte 6-3 4-6 6-3 Mixed Doubles Mr. K. Range & Mrs. A. Lea def. Mr. B. Halewood & Mrs. R. McQuade 7-5 7-6 Official photos available here Additional Photos/Videos available here

Open Finals Day 2016 Sun 4th Sept @ 12.00pm
Food is available for purchase from lunch time during the day. Please note players are expected to wear tennis attire; there will be no social play on Finals Day for members. Please come on down to support Open Finals Day and the players; volunteers are required for line judges. Order of Play - 12.00pm start Men's Singles Mr E. McMahon def. Mr T. Nicholas 6-2 6-0 LUNCH - including September lottery tennis club draw Ladies' Singles Miss E. Morris def. Miss T. Morris 6-2 6-3 Men's Doubles Mr E. McMahon & Mr T. Nicholas def. Mr C. Stewart & Mr R. Stewart 6-1 6-1 Ladies' Doubles Miss E. Morris & Miss T. Morris def. Mrs A. Lea & Miss K. Pijetlovic 7-6 5-7 6-3 Mixed Doubles Mr. T. Nicholas & Mrs. M. McKee won by default

Liverpool Memory Walk 2016
Club Member Martina Stewart is fundraising for the Alzheimer´s Society by participating in the Liverpool Memory Walk. To help Martina and the Alzheimer´s Society you can visit her fundraising page by clicking here

EWLTC 2016 Fairlawn Trophy Champions
EWLTC are the 2016 Fairlawn Trophy Champions after a 6-2 Final win vs Widnes Tennis Academy. Congratulations to both teams for making it an enthralling Final.

Fairlawn Trophy Final 2016
East Wavertree have made it to the Fairlawn Trophy Final after a magnificent 6-2 victory vs Palmerston LTC last week. The final will take place on Sunday 14th August at 2.00pm, please come on down to support us. We will also be having a barbecue with Master Chef himself Jamie Semple overseeing proceedings. All welcome.

Tony Edwards Memorial Trophy 2016
The Tony Edwards Memorial Trophy took place on
Saturday 23rd July 2016 A great competitive day was had in glorious sunshine. The Winners of the 2016 Trophies were:- Bob York & Graham Lea / Maggie Santer & Barbara Colman Videos available here... Ladies Winners Mens Winners Pictures on Facebook

Club Tournaments
Please note entries are now being taken for all club tournaments which exist in Open and Handicapped Format. The deadline to sign-up in the clubhouse is Wed 20th July

Liverpool Parks Tennis Tournament
The Liverpool Parks Tennis Tournament once again takes place on the outdoor courts at Liverpool Tennis from Mon 11th – Sat 16th July All tennis players are invited to enter the Junior, Adult and Veterans singles and doubles events. To enter please visit the LTA website here Please note, there are no scheduled fixtures in the Liverpool & District League the week of the tournament.

Saturday 11th June
On Sat 11th June we have the following events on... 2.00pm - Fairlawn Trophy Match vs Mossley Hill 4.30pm - ´Bring your own´ BBQ 8.00pm - England vs Russia - Euro 2016

Liverpool International Tennis 2016
The Liverpool Hope Tennis International Tournament is only a couple of weeks away, starts Thurs 16th June To book tickets click here, remember to use code "hope16" to obtain an exclusive 20% discount

Tennis Singles League
The ‘Liverpool Parks Tennis League’ provides adults in the area with the opportunity to play friendly, competitive tennis on Liverpool Parks´ public tennis courts. The mixed-sex, singles league is ideal for those who have been meaning to get back into tennis, anyone who wants to set themselves a challenge or those who are interested in meeting new people. Players sign up for individual rounds which last 8 weeks each. Players will be placed in groups according to ability and have around 5-7 matches to play within each round. Prizes are available for winners of the groups and incentives given for those who complete matches early on. It’s a great way to play competitive, yet social tennis in your own time, and meet new people! Please sign-up by Monday 23rd May Visit The Website for more details

LTA Sponsored Family Membership
In partnership with the LTA, we are now offering temporary one month family memberships which will allow you to join EWLTC for one month on a trial basis. The cost is just £29 and equipment can be hired for free, if you decide you like it and wish to to join us this amount would be taken off a full membership.

Social Tournament & Barbecue
SATURDAY 30th APRIL 2016 Social Tennis Tournament - 2 to 2.30 pm prompt start Followed by a barbecue provisionally from 5.30 pm onwards Tournament & Barbecue £6 Barbecue only £5 If you wish to participate or attend, please place your name on the notice in the clubhouse no later than FRIDAY 29th APRIL 2016 In addition there will be 3 draws at the event. APRIL TENNIS LOTTERY DRAW, as usual if you win first prize and you are in attendance at the draw you also win an additional £25 bonus. LUCKY MEMBER EARLY RENEWAL SUBSCRIPTION PRIZE DRAW for members who paid their renewal subscription in the first half of April 2016. WIMBLEDON TICKETS DRAW for members who have opted into the LTA draw, wish to go to Wimbledon this year and have fully paid their subscriptions for both 2015 and 2016

Team Selections
Team Selections will be published via our facebook page during the 2016 season. You do not need a facebook account to view these, although it may help. Visit facebook for more details or click on the facebook icon at the bottom of the page

Come and Join Us
Why not come and join @EWLTC for Social, Match and Veterans Tennis in 2016, rates available here Players of all abilities welcome!

Match Practice
Match practice takes place every Sunday, if you are interested in playing league tennis come down, or why not just come down for a hit anyway. Men : 10.30am Ladies : 12.30pm

Aintree Raceday - Fri 8th April
We are holding a race day on Fri 8th April which is Ladies Day at Aintree 2016 £10 entry fee which includes... * Entry to the County Stand (aka the clubhouse) * Bucks Fizz on arrival * Meet and Greet Racing Legends* * Corporate Buffet * Complimentary Newspapers If you are interested, please sign up in the clubhouse before Sunday 3rd April *Steve Abbot, Dobbo and Peter Fennell

Easter Quiz
The Easter Quiz takes place on Thursday 24th March £2 per person per quiz 7.30 for 8 pm prompt start February and March Tennis Lottery Draws Three main prizes of £100 together with lucky members receiving an additional £25 for being there if they win the main monthly draw All Welcome!

April Events Survey
We are considering hosting two social events during April. In order to gauge interest levels and decide on if they go ahead, we are asking members to complete a simple survey to help us. The survey can be completed by clicking here Current results can be viewed here

Christmas Fancy Dress Party - Sat 12th Dec
We are planning to hold a Fancy Dress (No theme) Christmas Party on Saturday 12th Dec Phil Duke and Lin Stoddart (both pictured) have also offered to lay on their famous curry/chilli respectively. Start time is 7.30pm-8.00pm (£7 entry) If you are interested in coming along please let Tony or Marion know or sign-up on the sheet in the club house.

Imagine Charity Appeal
The club is attempting to raise some funds for the local charity imagine, this is a relatively small charity which specialises in Mental Health Issues. Club member Rob Stewart has arranged a charity football match on Fri 14th Aug at 7pm at Hope University, Taggart Avenue, please come along and give your support if you can, Rob is suggesting all spectators make a donation on the night. Come on down and watch some members roll back the years (i.e. play football as rubbish as they did 20 years ago) Afterwards it's back to the clubhouse for a few beers, sandwiches and snacks. It's a charity which is close to the hearts of members at this point in time, if you would like to donate please come and join us or click here We raised a staggering £1000 (exc gift aid) - thanks to all those who took part and/or helped/donated

Tony Edwards Memorial Trophy
The annual Tony Edwards Memorial Tennis Tournament took place on Sunday 28th June 2015. The weather was great and we had an amazing barbecue also. Mens Winners Bob York and John Dougherty Ladies Winners Aki Lea & Anne Keenan Lottery Winners 1st £100 - Val Freeman 1st £100 - Pip Kelsey 2nd £61 - Bob York 3rd £5 - Lisa Handley Pics/Videos available on facebook

Ian and Tia qualify for Liverpool Hope International Tennis 15
Ian Malabar and Tia Morris have qualified for the
Liverpool Hope International Tennis Tournament held at
Liverpool Cricket Club This is the premier Tennis Tournament held within our region. Tickets are available on the Liverpool Tennis Website, they are playing on Sat 20th @ 11.30am (confirmed) and hopefully Sun 21st :-) Use promotional code "Tennis15" to obtain a 10% discount UPDATE - They lost the final 7-5 after having two separate match points at 5-4, very very close and very unlucky, but a great weekend overall and great exposure for EWLTC. Pics/Videos available on Facebook

Tony Edwards Memorial Trophy 2014
The Tony Edwards Memorial Trophy took place on
Saturday 28th June 2014 A great competitive day was had and we just about beat the weather. The Winners of the 2014 Trophies were:- Rob Johnson & John Dougherty / Lin Stoddart & Terri Webster

Tony Edwards Memorial Trophy 2013
The Tony Edwards memorial trophy took place on Saturday 29th June 2013. A great day with good weather was had by all, followed by an evening barbecue. The Winners of the 2013 Trophies were:- Keith Owens & Mike Mangan / Fiona Timmins & Helen Ford Click Here to see the slideshow of the day

Tony Edwards Memorial Trophy - Sun 1st July
The Tony Edwards memorial trophy took place on Sunday 1st July 2012. A great day with fantastic weather was had by all, followed by an evening barbecue. The Winners of the 2012 Trophies were:- Mike Waller & Da Qi / Anne Buckton & Anne Walton

2011 Tony Edwards Memorial Trophy
The Tony Edwards memorial trophy took place on Saturday 4th June 2011. A great day with fantastic weather was had by all, followed by an evening barbecue. The Winners of the 2011 Trophies were:- Robert Dobson & Matt Raynor / Tina Darling & Colette Macfarlane


We have six modern artificial grass courts which members can make use of throughout the year, and social tournaments, events and barbeques are arranged on a regular basis, particularly throughout the summer, the height of the tennis season.

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During the height of the tennis season, you are almost guaranteed to be able to play tennis whenever you want, as we have members playing regularly throughout the week, we also usually have a number of keen members who continue to play tennis throughout the winter months.  The online club calendar keeps members informed of matches, events and any other things happening at the club, all year round.


We cater for both Adults and Juniors alike with coaching facilities available at the club.  You can contact Head Tennis Coach Ian Malabar for more details about our Tennis Coaching programmes, Junior Easter Camp and Junior Summer Camps, you can also take a look at our dedicated coaching section for further information.

We also have a thriving Veterans Tennis group who arrange social tennis on Tuesdays and Fridays throughout the main season as part of Merseyside Veterans Tennis Association.  The group continues indoor throughout the winter months.

For Veterans Tennis Enquiries please contact Eddie Murphy on 0151 489 2132 or E-Mail Eddie Murphy

If you are interested in joining EWLTC, please use the contact form to make an enquiry or contact the club on 0151 722 3455, alternatively you can contact the Club Captain (Brian Haywood) on 07761233867 and you can also download or print a membership application form

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Tennis - ATP World Tour: Headline News

Nadal Survives Tomic Test, Joins Monfils In Stuttgart SF

Fourth seed Gael Monfils kicked off play at the MercedesCup on Friday with a win over home favourite Philipp Kohlschreiber.

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Haase, Mahut Surge Into 's-Hertogenbosch SF

Robin Haase continued his quest to claim victory on home soil, advancing to the Topshelf Open semi-finals with a 6-7(4), 6-4, 7-6(3) win over Ivo Karlovic on Friday.

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Nadal Survives Baghdatis Clash; Tomic Ends Haas' Comeback

Top seed Rafael Nadal came through a tough opening match Thursday at the MercedesCup, battling past Marcos Baghdatis 7-6(5), 6-7(4), 6-2 to reach the quarter-finals in Stuttgart.

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Goffin Reaches 's-Hertogenbosch QFs; Mahut Upsets Defending Champion Bautista Agut

Nicolas Mahut upset defending champion and third seed Roberto Bautista Agut 6-2, 6-4 on Thursday to reach the quarter-finals of the Topshelf Open in ‘s-Hertogenbosch. David Goffin also advanced to the quarter-finals, while top doubles seeds Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Teach reached the semi-finals.

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Cilic/Kohlschreiber Drive Green In Stuttgart, Rojer/Tecau Leads Kids' Clinics In Den Bosch

It hasn't all been about tennis for players this week. ATPWorldTour.com provides a recap of the highlights.

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Monfils' Added Motivation In Stuttgart; Troicki Beats Teen

Gael Monfils doesn’t just want to do well for himself this week at the MercedesCup. The Frenchman is also under pressure from his fitness trainer to claim his first grass-court title in Stuttgart, not least because of the Mercedes on offer for the winner.

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Home Favourite Haase Reaches 's-Hertogenbosch QFs

Home favourite Robin Haase reached the Topshelf Open quarter-finals for the first time in seven appearances on Wednesday in ‘s-Hertogenbosch as he upset seventh seed Fernando Verdasco 7-6(4), 6-3.

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