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Top seed Evans whips Stanford star in 100K Aptos

   No. 1 seed Daniel Evans of Great Britain dispatched wild card Tom Fawcett of Winnetka, Ill., 6-2, 6-2 on Monday in the first round of the $100,000 Nordic Naturals Challenger at the Seascape Sports Club in Aptos, Calif.   The 6-fo...

NorCal’s Lamble qualifies for 100K Aptos

   No. 6 qualifying seed John Lamble of Saratoga in the San Francisco Bay Area routed No. 1 Tucker Vorster of South Africa 6-2, 6-0 Sunday to reach the main draw of the $100,000 Nordic Naturals Challenger at the Seascape Sports Club in Aptos,...

L.A. players grab singles titles in 25K Moraga

   Two players from Los Angeles won the singles titles in the $25,000 Heritage Bank of Commerce Open Tennis Championships.   No. 1 seed Karue Sell, who completed his eligibility at UCLA in May, defeated No. 2 Rudolf Siwy, a former F...

Top seed Evans to face Stanford star in 100K Aptos

Top seed Evans to face Stanford star in 100K Aptos

Daniel Evans of Great Britain displays his runner-up checkin the 2013 Aptos (Calif.) Challenger. Evans held a cham-pionship point against former Stanford star Bradley Klahn.Photo by Paul Bauman   Top-seeded Daniel Evans of Great Bri...

NorCal men featured in qualifying for 100K Aptos

   Former Santa Clara University star John Lamble of Saratoga heads a strong Northern California continent in qualifying for the $100,000 Nordic Naturals Challenger in Aptos, Calif.   Lamble, seeded sixth, will play wild card Perry ...

Rankings mover of the week: Dennis Novikov (up)

Rankings mover of the week: Dennis Novikov (up)

 Dennis Novikov rose 10 places toa career-high No. 121 in the world.2015 photo by Paul Bauman   Dennis Novikov is closing in on the top 100 in the world in singles.   The 22-year-old resident of Milpitas in the San Francisco Ba...

TV schedule, calendar

TV SCHEDULE(All times in California)Today   Atlanta (men), quarterfinals, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. (live), ESPN3.   Saturday      Summer Olympics (men and women), 6:30 a.m.-7 p.m. (liv...

Bryans, citing health concerns, withdraw from Olympics

Jul 31, 2016
Bryans, citing health concerns, withdraw from Olympics

Bob Bryan, right, and Mike Bryan, playing at Indian Wells in March, saidthat as "husbands and fathers, our family's health is now our top priority."Photo by Paul Bauman   If 38-year-old twins Bob and Mike Bryan want a shot at another Olympic ...

Kenin, 17, clinches U.S. Open Wild Card Challenge

Jul 31, 2016
Kenin, 17, clinches U.S. Open Wild Card Challenge

Sofia Kenin displays her trophy after winning lastweek's Sacramento Challenger. Photo by Paul Bauman   Seventeen-year-old Sofia Kenin clinched the U.S. Open Wild Card Challenge on Saturday when Jamie Loeb lost in the semifinals of the $50,000...

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...

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