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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Australian Open Day 9: Berdych upsets Nadal

Jan 27, 2015
Australian Open Day 9: Berdych upsets Nadal

Tomas Berdych, practicing during the BNP Paribas Openat Indian Wells last year, ended a 17-match losing streakto Rafael Nadal. The Spanish star, however, was not intop condition. Photo by Paul Bauman   Upset and match of the day -- Before the...

Australian Open Day 8: Venus downs Radwanska

Jan 26, 2015
Australian Open Day 8: Venus downs Radwanska

Venus Williams, serving in last year'sBank of the West Classic at Stanford,reached her first Grand Slam quarter-final since the 2010 U.S. Open.Photo by Paul Bauman   Note: This post will be updated with the late fourth-round match between top...

Australian Open Day 7: Kyrgios tops Seppi in thriller

Jan 25, 2015
Australian Open Day 7: Kyrgios tops Seppi in thriller

Nick Kyrgios saved a match point in his five-set victory overAndreas Seppi of Italy. 2013 photo by Paul Bauman   Note: This post will be updated with the late fourth-round match between No. 6 seed Andy Murray and No. 10 Grigor Dimitrov. ...

Australian Open Day 6: Venus avoids elimination

Jan 24, 2015
Australian Open Day 6: Venus avoids elimination

Venus Williams beat Camila Giorgi 4-6, 7-6 (3), 6-1 in the thirdround. Giorgi served for the match in the second set but wasbroken at love. 2014 photo by Paul Bauman   Note: This post will be updated with the results of late matches featuring...

Australian Open Day 5: Italian stuns Federer

Jan 23, 2015
Australian Open Day 5: Italian stuns Federer

Second-seeded Roger Federer lost to Andreas Seppi of Italyin four sets in the third round. 2014 photo by Paul Bauman    Upset and match of the day -- Roger Federer had reached the semifinals or better in the Australian Open for 11 straight ye...

Aussie Open Day 4: Serena romps after shaky start

Jan 21, 2015
Aussie Open Day 4: Serena romps after shaky start

Serena Williams practices during last year's Bank ofthe West Classic at Stanford. Photo by Paul Bauman   Note: This post will be updated with the night session, featuring No. 8 seeds Milos Raonic (vs. Donald Young) and Caroline Wozniacki (vs....

Australian Open Day 3: Sharapova escapes

Jan 21, 2015
Australian Open Day 3: Sharapova escapes

No. 2 seed Maria Sharapova saved two match points in hersecond-round victory over qualifier Alexandra Panova.2014 photo by Paul Bauman   Note: This post will be updated with the night session, featuring No. 3 Rafael Nadal, No. 3 Simona Halep ...

Men’s, women’s college rankings

Jan 20, 2015

TOP 10 AND NORTHERN CALIFORNIA(Previous ranking in parentheses) Men's team1. USC (1)2. Oklahoma (2)3. Virginia (3)4. UCLA (4)5. Ohio State (5)6. Baylor (T6)7. North Carolina (T6)8. Georgia (8)9. Texas (9)10. Texas A&M (10)15. Cal (15)31. Stanford (...

Australian Open Day 2: No. 12 Lopez survives scare

Jan 20, 2015
Australian Open Day 2: No. 12 Lopez survives scare

American wild card Denis Kudla had three match pointsin a five-set loss to 12th-seeded Feliciano Lopez.2014 photo by Paul Bauman   Match of the day -- No. 12 seed Feliciano Lopez of Spain saved three match points in a 3-6, 6-2, 4-6, 6-2, 10-8...

Australian Open Day 1: Ivanovic, 7 other women exit

Jan 19, 2015
Australian Open Day 1: Ivanovic, 7 other women exit

Fifth-seeded Ana Ivanovic lost to Czech qualifierLucie Hradecka 1-6, 6-3, 6-2. 2014 photoby Paul Bauman   Upset of the day -- Former world No. 1 Ana Ivanovic, seeded fifth, lost to Czech qualifier Lucie Hradecka 1-6, 6-3, 6-2 on Sunday. Ivano...

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