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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French Open Day 2 highlights: Stephens ousts Venus

May 26, 2015

   Match of the day -- Sloane Stephens dispatched fellow American Venus Williams, seeded 15th, 7-6 (5), 6-1 in the first round. It was Williams' second opening-round loss in three years at Roland Garros. Stephens has plunged from a career-hig...

Stanford, Cal women fall in NCAA individual finals

May 25, 2015
Stanford, Cal women fall in NCAA individual finals

North Carolina's Jamie Loeb defeated Stanford's CarolZhao for the NCAA title. 2014 photo by Paul Bauman   This is getting a bit old for Stanford and Cal women.   Today in Waco, Texas, they fell to 0-3 in NCAA singles or doubles fina...

Stanford’s Zhao rallies to gain NCAA final

May 24, 2015

   It turns out that Carol Zhao plays pretty well from behind, too.   The Stanford star, seeded second, reeled off the last nine games in her 2-6, 6-4, 6-0 victory over No. 9-16 Josie Kuhlman of Florida today in Waco, Texa...

French Open Day 1: Johnson tops seed in five sets

May 24, 2015

   Match of the day -- Steve Johnson of Redondo Beach in the Los Angeles area ousted 26th-seeded Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain 6-3, 6-3, 6-7 (1), 3-6, 6-3.    Upset of the day -- No. 24 Peng Shuai, a semifinalist at last year...

Players to watch in the French Open

May 24, 2015
Players to watch in the French Open

Novak Djokovic, playing at Indian Wells in March, will tryto complete a career Grand Slam. Photo by Paul Bauman    The French Open began today in Paris and continues through June 7. Seedings are in parentheses. MEN Novak Djokov...

Stanford’s Zhao reaches NCAA semis on wild day

May 23, 2015

   Suddenly, Stanford's Carol Zhao is favored to win the NCAA women's singles title.   On a day when top-seeded Robin Anderson of UCLA and defending champion Danielle Collins of Virginia lost, the second-seeded Zhao reached the semi...

French Open TV schedule

May 23, 2015

(All times in California)Sunday    First round (men/women), ESPN2, 2-7 a.m. (live).   First round (men/women), Tennis Channel, 7 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (live).   First round (men/women), NBC, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (live). &nbsp...

Stanford’s Zhao gains NCAA quarters; Cal star upset

May 23, 2015

   The Stanford women had a great day in the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships.   The Cal women, not so much.   Stanford's Carol Zhao, seeded second in singles, reached the singles quarterfinals with another dominatin...

Querrey to face teen sensation in French Open

May 22, 2015

   Sam Querrey, a San Francisco native and former Sacramento Capital in World TeamTennis, is scheduled to play teenage sensation Borna Coric of Croatia in the first round of the French Open.   On the women's side, former Stanford st...

Cal, Stanford women reach last 16 in NCAA singles

May 22, 2015

   Two women from Cal and one from Stanford reached the round of 16 on Thursday in the NCAA Singles Championships in Waco, Texas.   Advancing on a chilly day, in contrast to Wednesday's heat and humidity, were fourth-seeded Maegan M...

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