Paul Bauman

Paul Bauman has more than 30 years of professional journalism experience, including the past 11 years at his hometown newspaper, The Sacramento Bee. He has covered hundreds of professional tennis tournaments, including Wimbledon, the U.S. Open, the Davis Cup, the Fed Cup and the Japan Open. Bauman earned third-place awards in the 2008 and 2009 United States Tennis Writers’ Association contests and was nominated for the inaugural class of the Sacramento Tennis Hall of Fame in 2009. He wrote “Agassi & Ecstasy,” a biography of Andre Agassi published in 1997, while working at the Las Vegas Review-Journal in Agassi's hometown and was named the 1986 Nevada Sportswriter of the Year during a stint at the Reno Gazette-Journal. He also served as the editor of the ATP World Tour newspaper. Bauman graduated from Stanford University.

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Former U.S. star to play today in Napa Challenger

Sep 22, 2014
Former U.S. star to play today in Napa Challenger

Robby Ginepri lost to Andre Agassi in five sets in the2005 U.S. Open semifinals. 2013 photo by Paul Bauman   Robby Ginepri, the only active American man to reach a Grand Slam singles semifinal, is scheduled to play Liam Broady of Great Britai...

Querrey enters next week’s Napa Challenger

Sep 21, 2014
Querrey enters next week’s Napa Challenger

Sam Querrey, serving at Indian Wells in March, is seeded firstin the $50,000 Napa Valley Challenger. Photo by Paul Bauman   Sam Querrey, ranked 52nd in the world, has accepted a wild card in the $50,000 Napa Valley Challenger.   The...

Gordon, 15, takes unlikely route to stardom

Sep 20, 2014
Gordon, 15, takes unlikely route to stardom

Michaela Gordon, 15, of Saratoga came within a tiebreaker of reaching the semifinals of last week's $25,000 Redding Challenger. Photos by Paul Bauman   It's a long way from Rapid City, S.D., to Wimbledon.   Literally and even more s...

Wimbledon champs set for Napa qualifying

Sep 20, 2014
Wimbledon champs set for Napa qualifying

   Three Wimbledon champions -- one present and two past -- highlight today's schedule in the first round of qualifying for the $50,000 Napa Valley Challenger.Noah Rubin, shown in last year's Sacramento Challenger, wonthe Wimbledon boys singl...

Querrey heads field for Sacramento Challenger

Sep 16, 2014
Querrey heads field for Sacramento Challenger

Sam Querrey waves to the sparse crowd afterhis late-night win in the first round at IndianWells in March. Photo by Paul Bauman   Sam Querrey, ranked 52nd in the world and fourth in the United States, is scheduled to make his first Challenger ...

Rankings mover of the week: Carol Zhao (down)

Sep 16, 2014
Rankings mover of the week: Carol Zhao (down)

Carol Zhao, a Stanford sophomore, addresses the media afterlosing to Ana Ivanovic in the second round of the Bank of theWest Classic at Stanford in July. Photo by Paul Bauman   Carol Zhao, a Stanford sophomore from Canada, tumbled 188 places ...

TV schedule, calendar

Sep 16, 2014

TV SCHEDULE(All tournaments on Tennis Channel; all times in California)Wednesday   Metz (men), early rounds, 5-11 p.m. (delay).Thursday   Metz (men), early rounds, 1-5 p.m. (delay).   Tokyo (women), quarterfinals, 5-11 p.m...

Brady, 19, routs Embree for Redding title

Sep 15, 2014
Brady, 19, routs Embree for Redding title

Jennifer Brady, right, dismantled Lauren Embree6-2, 6-1 to win the $25,000 Redding Challenger.Photo by Stephen Campbell   It has been quite a year for Jennifer Brady.   After helping UCLA win the NCAA title in May as a freshman, the...

Doubles champs to play for Redding singles title

Sep 14, 2014
Doubles champs to play for Redding singles title

Jennifer Brady, left, and Lauren Embree wonthe doubles title in the Redding Challenger.Photo by Stephen Campbell   Jennifer Brady and Lauren Embree won the doubles title in The Ascension Project $25,000 Women's Challenger on Saturday. &n...

Brady knocks off top seed in Redding Challenger

Sep 13, 2014
Brady knocks off top seed in Redding Challenger

Unseeded Jennifer Brady toppled No. 1 seed Mayo Hibi of Japan7-5, 6-4 to reach the semifinals of the Redding Challenger.Photo by Stephen Campbell   Unseeded Jennifer Brady of Boca Raton, Fla., reached her first semifinal of a professional tou...

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