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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Top seed Van Uytvanck quits Kentucky match

Jul 30, 2016
Top seed Van Uytvanck quits Kentucky match

Alison Van Uytvanck plays in the semifinals of the $50,000Stockton Challenger two weeks ago. She went on the win thetitle. Photo by Paul Bauman   Jamie Loeb's path to the title in the $50,000 Kentucky Bank Tennis Championships and a wild card...

Venus, runner-up at Stanford, ousted in Montreal

Jul 29, 2016
Venus, runner-up at Stanford, ousted in Montreal

No. 6 seed Venus Williams, shown last week at the Bankof the West Classic at Stanford, lost to No. 10 MadisonKeys on Thursday in Montreal. Photo by Paul Bauman   Four days after losing to Johanna Konta of Great Britain in the final of the Ban...

Ex-Stanford star Ahn falls in 50K Lexington

Jul 29, 2016
Ex-Stanford star Ahn falls in 50K Lexington

Kristie Ahn, shown in last week's SacramentoChallenger, lost to qualifier Greet Minnen onThursday in the Lexington (Ky.) Challenger.Photo by Paul Bauman   Qualifier Greet Minnen of Belgium defeated ex-Stanford star Kristie Ahn 6-2, 6-3 on Thu...

17-year-olds Bellis, Kenin fall to seeds in 50K Kentucky

Jul 27, 2016
17-year-olds Bellis, Kenin fall to seeds in 50K Kentucky

CiCi Bellis, shown at last week's Bank of the West Classic,lost to Belgium's Alison Van Uytvanck, a French Openquarterfinalist last year, for the second time in three weeks.Photo by Paul Bauman   Two 17-year-old Americans who starre...

Kenin, 17, capitalizes on Min meltdown for title

Jul 25, 2016
Kenin, 17, capitalizes on Min meltdown for title

Sofia Kenin, left, upset second-seeded Grace Min 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 on Sundaynight to win the $50,000 FSP Gold River Women's Challenger in theSacramento area. Photo by Paul Bauman    GOLD RIVER, Calif. -- Evonne Goolagong Cawley fam...

Konta tops Venus for Bank of the West title

Jul 24, 2016
Konta tops Venus for Bank of the West title

Third-seeded Johanna Konta, shown on Wednesday, beattop-seeded Venus Williams 7-5, 5-7, 6-2 today for her firstWTA tour title. Photo by Paul Bauman   The final of the Bank of the West Classic produced a milestone, but not for Venus Williams.&...

Brooksby routed in boys 16 final at USTA Clay Courts

Jul 24, 2016
Brooksby routed in boys 16 final at USTA Clay Courts

No. 14 seed Jenson Brooksby, above, lost to No. 7Lukas Greif 6-1, 6-1. 2015 photo by Paul Bauman   On Saturday, Jenson Brooksby routed his opponent to reach the boys 16 final in the USTA National Clay Court Championships.   Tod...

Kenin, 17, hopes to rocket to vicinity of Venus

Jul 24, 2016
Kenin, 17, hopes to rocket to vicinity of Venus

Sofia Kenin, above, will face Grace Min inan all-American final in the FSP Gold RiverWomen's Challenger. Photo by Paul Bauman    GOLD RIVER, Calif. -- Sofia Kenin is unlikely to reach the heights of Venus Williams -- literally and figura...

Venus, Konta to meet in Bank of the West final

Jul 24, 2016

   Venus Williams will seek her 50th career tour-level title today in the tournament where she began her career 22 years ago.   Johanna Konta, meanwhile, will play in her first such final.   But the final of the Bank of th...

Brooksby reaches boys 16 final in USTA Clay Courts

Jul 23, 2016

   No. 14 seed Jenson Brooksby of Carmichael in the Sacramento area demolished unseeded JanMagnus Johnson of Naples, Fla., 6-1, 6-0 today to reach the boys 16 final in the USTA National Clay Court Championships in Delray Beach, Fla.  &nb...

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