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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U.S. Open Day 3 highlights: No. 4 Radwanska ousted

Aug 28, 2014
U.S. Open Day 3 highlights: No. 4 Radwanska ousted

Agnieszka Radwanska became the first top-10 seed, male or
female, to lose in the U.S. Open. 2013 photo by Paul Bauman
   Upset of the day -- No. 4 Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland became the first top-10 seed, male or female, to fall in the tournament. The 2012 Wimbledon...

U.S. Open Day 2 highlights: Bellis, 15, stuns 12th seed

Aug 26, 2014
U.S. Open Day 2 highlights: Bellis, 15, stuns 12th seed

CiCi Bellis earned a wild card in the U.S. Open by winningthe USTA Girls 18 National Championships in San Diegothree weeks ago. Photo courtesy of JFS Communications   Match and upset of the day -- Catherine (CiCi) Bellis, a 15-year-old wild c...

U.S. Open Day 1 highlights: Venus wins match for ages

Aug 26, 2014
U.S. Open Day 1 highlights: Venus wins match for ages

Venus Williams, 34, shown in last month's Bank of the West Classic at Stanford, beat 43-year-old Kimiko Date-Krumm in the first round of the U.S. Open. Photo by Paul Bauman   Match of the day --No. 19 seed Venus Williams, 34, defeated 43-year...

Players to watch in the U.S. Open

Aug 25, 2014
Players to watch in the U.S. Open

   The U.S. Open is scheduled for today through Sept. 8 (seedings in parentheses):MEN      Novak Djokovic (1)    Why he'll win -- Djokovic won Wimbledon last month, and he has reached the last four U.S. Open...

U.S. Open TV schedule

Aug 25, 2014

(All times in California; all coverage live)Today   First round, Tennis Channel, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.    First round, ESPN, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.    First round, ESPN2, 3-8 p.m. Tuesday   First round, Tennis Channel, 8 a....

Neighborly advice: Keep an eye on Roseville trio

Aug 24, 2014
Neighborly advice: Keep an eye on Roseville trio

Roger Federer posed with Sam Riffice, far left, three yearsago at the La Quinta resort in the Palm Springs area. Rifficewas 12 at the time. Also shown are Riffice's coach, AmineKhaldi, second from left, and Khaldi's friend Steve Mohibi.Photo courtesy o...

No Americans qualify for U.S. Open

Aug 23, 2014
No Americans qualify for U.S. Open

Modesto product Maria Sanchez lost in thefinal round of qualifying for the U.S. Open.2013 photo by Paul Bauman  The U.S. Open hasn't even started, and Americans already are struggling.   Of the 32 male and female qualifiers, none are fro...

Querrey could face Djokovic early in U.S. Open

Aug 22, 2014
Querrey could face Djokovic early in U.S. Open

Sam Querrey could meet top seed Novak Djokovicin the third round of the U.S. Open. 2014 photoby Paul Bauman   Sam Querrey has a good chance to reach the third round of the U.S. Open.   But then the San Francisco native could face to...

Altamirano tops Italian in U.S. Open qualifying

Aug 20, 2014

   Collin Altamirano, an 18-year-old wild card from Sacramento, defeated Luca Vanni of Italy 6-4, 6-2 today in the first round of qualifying for the U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.   Altamirano will face eight-seeded Ricardas Be...

Sanchez advances in U.S. Open qualifying

Aug 19, 2014
Sanchez advances in U.S. Open qualifying

Maria Sanchez, right, and Zoe Scandalis reached the doubles final in last month's Sacramento Challenger.    Modesto product Maria Sanchez defeated Erika Sema of Japan 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 today in the first round of qualifying for the U.S. Open in F...

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