This year the BCTA had a goal of increasing the awareness of tennis in Benicia and our Association. To that end we we:


  • 84 children participated in our year-round after-school programs and summer camps
  • Provided 166 hours of instruction
  • Hosted a girls JV high school tournament over the summer with 3 teams (Benicia, Jesse Bethel and El Cerrito) and 10 participants, playing singles and doubles


  • Hosted 21 USTA teams throughout 2017
    • 14 teams advanced to playoffs
    • 3 teams advanced to districts
  • Hosted 2 tri-level tournament teams
  • Year-end ratings increase for 18 players
  • Provided 18 cases of balls for league play
  • 137 players participated on USTA teams for BCTA


  • Boys team finished second in SCAC league play under the first year boys coaching staff of Lisa Burton & Melanie Voss. Rajan Bhatia & Nathan Tabtab advanced to the Sectional Individual Tournament for the 3rd year in a row
  • Girls team finished first in SCAC league play, their 5th year in a row. They also broke the all-time consecutive wins record and set a new and final record of 73-0. Melanie Fisher, Madeline Beyer and Madison Lammert advanced to the Sectional individual Tournament for the second year in a row.
  • Coach Lisa Burton received the SCAC Female Model Coach of the Year award for 2017.
BCTA 2017 Year in Review

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