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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Rankings mover of the week: Nicole Gibbs (up)

Jul 22, 2014
Rankings mover of the week: Nicole Gibbs (up)

Ex-Stanford star Nicole Gibbs, shown two weeks ago in the Sacramento Challenger, jumped 25 spots to a career-high No. 142 in the world.    Former Stanford star Nicole Gibbs rose 25 places to a career-high No. 142 in the world by winning last ...

TV schedule, calendar

Jul 22, 2014

TV SCHEDULE(All times in California)Wednesday   Umag (men), early rounds, Tennis Channel, 1-5 p.m. (delay), 5-9 p.m. (repeat), 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Thursday (repeat). Thursday   Umag (men), round of 16, Tennis Channel, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m...

Riffice earns national boys doubles title on clay

Jul 20, 2014

   Chalk up another national junior title for Roseville and the Sacramento region.   Sam Riffice teamed with Vasil Kirkov of Tampa, Fla., to rout Robert Loeb of Hilton Head, S.C., and Alex Phillips of Peachtree City, Ga., 6-1, 6-1 o...

Mayo wins National Clay Courts in boys 14s

Jul 19, 2014

   Northern California juniors earned two titles on Friday in the USTA National Clay Court Championships, and more could come today.   Top-seeded Keenan Mayo of Roseville won the boys 14s in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., defeating 12th-see...

Mayo reaches boys 14 final in National Clay Courts

Jul 18, 2014

   Top-seeded Keenan Mayo of Roseville in the Sacramento area beat third-seeded Robert Baylon of Buena Park 7-5, 6-4 on Thursday to reach the final of the USTA Boys 14 National Clay Court Championships in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.   May...

Little Lao has the write stuff

Jul 16, 2014
Little Lao has the write stuff

Danielle Lao, 5-foot-3 (1.61 meters) and 120 pounds (54 kilo-grams), has published an e-book about her four years at USC.   Danielle Lao has been a pro for less than a year, but she already has published a book.   Lao collaborated w...

Rankings movers of the week: Gibbs (down), Harkins (up)

Jul 15, 2014
Rankings movers of the week: Gibbs (down), Harkins (up)

Nicole Gibbs fell 22 places to No. 167 in the worldafter losing early in the Gold River Challenger.   Former Stanford star Nicole Gibbs dropped from a career-high No. 145 in the world in singles to No. 167 after losing in the second round of ...

TV schedule, calendar

Jul 15, 2014

TV SCHEDULE (All times in California)Wednesday   Hamburg (men), early rounds, Tennis Channel, 3-11 a.m. (live), 2:30-4 p.m. (repeat), 5-7 p.m. (repeat).   Bastad (women), early rounds, Tennis Channel, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. (delay).&nbs...

Former Capital Davenport enters Hall of Fame

Jul 14, 2014
Former Capital Davenport enters Hall of Fame

Lindsay Davenport, playing for the Orange County Breakersagainst Sacramento in a 2012 World TeamTennis match,starred for the Capitals in the 1990s. Photo by Paul Bauman   Lindsay Davenport, who starred for the now-defunct Sacramento Capitals ...

Rogowska defeats Boserup for Challenger crown

Jul 12, 2014

   GOLD RIVER, Calif. -- A story and photos will be posted by about 3 a.m. Sunday (California time).$50,000 FSP GOLD RIVER WOMEN'S CHALLENGERAt Gold River Racquet ClubIn Gold River, Calif.Singles final   Olivia Rogowska (1), Austral...

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