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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NorCal players face tough openers at Wimbledon

Jun 25, 2016
NorCal players face tough openers at Wimbledon

No. 28 seed Sam Querrey drew Lukas Rosol, who stunnedRafael Nadal in the second round at Wimbledon in 2012,in this year's tournament. 2014 photo by Paul Bauman   All four Northern California singles representatives face tough first-round matc...

Novikov earns first Wimbledon main-draw berth

Jun 25, 2016
Novikov earns first Wimbledon main-draw berth

Dennis Novikov, playing in the Tiburon Challengerlast September, defeated Hiroki Moriya in the finalround of Wimbledon qualifying. Photo by Paul Bauman   No. 28 seed Dennis Novikov of Milpitas in the San Francisco Bay Area beat unseeded Hirok...

Novikov’s Wimbledon qualifying match postponed

Jun 23, 2016
Novikov’s Wimbledon qualifying match postponed

Dennis Novikov of Milpitas in the San Francisco Bay Area will try to earnhis first berth in the main draw at Wimbledon. 2015 photo by Paul Bauman  Dennis Novikov must wait at least one more day to learn whether he'll earn his first berth in the ma...

Novikov wins thriller in Wimbledon qualifying

Jun 22, 2016
Novikov wins thriller in Wimbledon qualifying

Dennis Novikov, playing in the Tiburon (Calif.)Challenger last September, reached the lastround of Wimbledon qualifying. Photo byPaul Bauman   With a dramatic victory today, Dennis Novikov of Milpitas in the San Francisco Bay Area moved withi...

Chaudhary, Willy earn Sectional 14 singles titles

Jun 21, 2016
Chaudhary, Willy earn Sectional 14 singles titles

No. 1 seed Aryan Chaudhary, left, of Santa Clara subdued No. 2Marcus McDaniel of Vacaville for the boys 14 singles title in theNorCal Junior Sectional Championships. Photo by Paul Bauman   SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Aryan Chaudhary should have los...

Bay Area’s Novikov wins in Wimbledon qualifying

Jun 21, 2016
Bay Area’s Novikov wins in Wimbledon qualifying

Dennis Novikov awaits a serve in the first round of doubles in lastyear's U.S. Open. Photo by Paul Bauman   No. 28 seed Dennis Novikov of Milpitas in the San Francisco Bay Area defeated British wild card Lloyd Glasspool 6-2, 7-5 on Monday in ...

Campana beats Volynets to reach Sectional girls 18 final

Jun 20, 2016

   No. 4 seed Carolyn Campana of Hillsborough defeated No. 2 Katie Volynets of Walnut Creek 6-2, 6-3 on Monday at UC Santa Cruz to reach the girls 18 final in the NorCal Junior Sectional Championships.    Campana is ranked 33rd nati...

Bellis, 17, captures another South Carolina pro title

Jun 20, 2016
Bellis, 17, captures another South Carolina pro title

CiCi Bellis won her fourth singles title on the ITF Women's Circuitand third in South Carolina. 2015 photo by Paul Bauman   Something about South Carolina agrees with CiCi Bellis.   The third-seeded Bellis, a 17-year-old amateur fro...

Paul Barretto, Keenan Mayo repeat in Sectionals

Jun 20, 2016

   Paul Barretto and Keenan Mayo won their second consecutive NorCal Junior Sectional boys 18 and 16 singles titles, respectively, on Sunday at the Natomas Racquet Club in Sacramento.   The No. 2-seeded Barretto, a 17-year-old Tibur...

Bellis, 17, gains final of $25,000 tourney in Sumter, S.C.

Jun 19, 2016
Bellis, 17, gains final of $25,000 tourney in Sumter, S.C.

CiCi Bellis of Atherton will play red-hot Valeria Solovyeva ofRussia today for the title in the $25,000 Palmetto Pro Openin Sumter. S.C. 2015 photo by Paul Bauman   CiCi Bellis of Atherton in the San Francisco Bay Area won a matchup of teenag...

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