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Bi-annual summer tournament


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Whether you’re new to tennis, or looking to find a community to play with, you’ve come to the right place. 

Photo: Julie and her son

Thank you 🤩 

Thank you for all the support! The Bainbridge Island tennis community members are so grateful for the financial support from the larger community: USTA PNW, Bainbridge Island Parks and Trails Foundation, and the Rotary Huney Grant and for Paul Sullivan, Loanne Harmeling, and [insert additional names here] for their time, effort and perseverance towards the end goal: a place to play tennis.

Tennis courts at Sakai Park

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Summer tournament 2023

August 19, 2023 approximately 50 BCTA players turned out for the annual Doubles in a Day.



Jak Nikomborirak and Ni Chintakananda.

Runner up was Darren and Brenda James


Andrew and Fionn Block.

Runner up was Jeff Bos and Hung Dang


Andrew Block / Don Nelson and Jackie / Travis Osland tied for first place.


Darren James,  Brenda James, Jak Nikomborirak, Ni Chintakananda

Exhibition games

Following the match play at the BHS courts, participants moved to BIRC for an afternoon social and exhibition games. Two players from the University of Washington paired with our local pros and advanced BCTA players.

Paul Koessler, Zehra, Nedium Suko, Dayna Guizzetti

Todd Devries, Paul Koessler, Nedium Suko, Paul Sullivan

With many thanks​

Paul Sullivan for organizing the tournament matches.

And Julie Riely for moral support and advice.

BI Parks staff:

  • Dayna Guizzetti for invaluable help with organization and procuring the UW players;  

  • Terry Lande BIMPD Executive Director and Bryan Garoutte, Recreation Superintendent, for generously agreeing to a rental free event in support of Sakai Courts;

  • Paul Koessler with help in set-up.


T & C Market for delicious party platters, salad, sandwiches and brownies.


Shannon Fitzgerald, Susan Phillips, and Edith Coburn for help in planning, procuring food and drinks, the Costco run, and set-up for the social….and all of those who helped with the clean up.


Zero Waste for the use of party plates, utensils, and glassware.


BCTA is dedicated to developing tennis on Bainbridge Island.  Our organization believes tennis is a way of building community by bringing people together.
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