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  • Saturday's multi-sport high school roundup: Denbigh Baptist, Williamsburg Christian fall into Metro tournament finals

    Girls volleyball: **Tournament host StoneBridge rallied to beat top-seeded Denbigh Baptist 26-24, 24-26, 19-25, 25-18, 15-5 in the Metro Conference tournament championship match. In the semifinals earlier in the afternoon, Denbigh Baptist swept No....
  • Aging players keep on the ball with pingpong

    Aging players keep on the ball with pingpong
    Andy Phan sauntered up to a pingpong table about 7 a.m. at the senior center in Monterey Park. Quickly, he shooed away two other players. Phan, 76, is one of the center's best. He's known for an aggressive power game and a spin shot with a nasty,...
  • Billie Jean King returns to Cal State L.A. to give life, tennis advice

    Billie Jean King returns to Cal State L.A. to give life, tennis advice
    Before she arrived, many of the kids didn't know who she was — "A neat lady who helps people and stuff," was one of the best guesses — but Billie Jean King was hardly deterred. The tennis great and equal rights icon walked carefully across...
  • CBS' final U.S. Open men's singles championship draws 2.2 million

    CBS' broadcast of the U.S. Open men's singles championship -- the network's final presentation of the tennis event after hosting it 46 years -- attracted an average of 2.2 million viewers. The low-rated Monday match was a lopsided affair with Marin...
  • Federer beats world No. 1 Djokovic

    Federer beats world No. 1 Djokovic
    SHANGHAI -- Roger Federer brought world No. 1 Novak Djokovic's winning streak to a halt when a 6-4, 6-4 victory in the Shanghai Masters on Saturday set up a final against unseeded Frenchman Gilles Simon. The 33-year-old Swiss was in aggressive mood...
  • La Cañada tennis wins match, loses chance at second place

    La Cañada tennis wins match, loses chance at second place
    LA CAÑADA — The La Cañada tennis team won its match Monday against South Pasadena. However, the Spartans also suffered a defeat. On the strength of capturing eight of nine sets in singles against the Tigers, the teams tied, 9-9, but the Spartans...
  • Vic Braden dies at 85; tennis coach was an ambassador for the sport

    Vic Braden dies at 85; tennis coach was an ambassador for the sport
    Vic Braden wasn't easy to slow down. Wherever tennis was being played or needed to be taught, Braden was there. That was especially the case around Southern California, where he made his headquarters, ran his camps, developed his teaching-tennis videos...
  • Girls' Tennis: Big day for CdM

    IRVINE — The old guard dominated Thursday afternoon at the Pacific Coast League girls' tennis tournament at Beckman High. Woodbridge High senior Stephanie Hazell won her fourth straight league singles title. University High senior Yuki Asami,...
  • La Cañada tennis' McKenzie sisters take league doubles championship

    La Cañada tennis' McKenzie sisters take league doubles championship
    TEMPLE CITY — Sisters Ally and Cassie McKenzie didn’t play together this season in doubles for the La Cañada High girls’ tennis team. “But we have played together before in doubles in tournaments, so we know how each other plays,&...
  • Tickets on sale for Miami Open

    Tickets on sale for Miami Open
    While the respective tennis tours wrap up their seasons this month, the renamed Miami Open on Key Biscayne is beginning to sell tickets for the prestigious, two-week tournament held in late March every year. Last year's winners, Novak Djokovic and...
  • Racquet power rules the courts in juniors tourney

    Two Broward youth tennis players showed they could compete with standouts from around the country during the recent Columbus Day Open, staged on courts throughout south Palm Beach County. Plantation's William Howells defeated Alexandre Rotsaert, of...