Interdistrict is one of the oldest tennis competitions in Australia, with the first competition between the Metropolitan District Tennis Associations being conducted in 1921.
Over the years many household names have represented their Associations in this competition, including John Bromwich, Dinny Pails, Adrian Quist, Lew Hoad, Ken Rosewall, Bill Bowrey, Kim Warwick, John Alexander, Phil Dent, Jan Lehane, Beryl Penrose, Evonne Goolagong, Diane Fromholtz and Lesley Turner – just to name a few.
Initially, only the 17 Metropolitan Associations participated in the competition. Over the years the competition has been expanded to include near Country Associations as well as some clubs and schools.
The age eligibility for this competition for Seniors, Juniors and Blackwell & Angus & Coote Cups is as at 30 September 2019. For example, a junior playing in the 12 years and under event must not turn 13 before 30 September. If the player turns 13 on 1 October or later in 2019, you are eligible to play in the 12/Under event.
How to enter:
As a player, to get involved in Interdistrict, please contact your club or association.
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The Interdistrict Competition consists of the following cups: