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  • Tennis' little-known Timea Bacsinszky tells important personal tale

    Tennis' little-known Timea Bacsinszky tells important personal tale
    Timea Bacsinszky is a tennis player who is virtually unknown outside of those women who go around the world with her on the WTA traveling road show. When your name ends in five consonants and your best major tournament advances are seven years apart...
  • High School Roundup: CdM boys' swim team wins Capo Valley Relays

    BOYS' SWIMMING Capistrano Valley Relays MISSION VIEJO — The Sea Kings won the title, placing top four in all seven events Saturday at Capistrano Valley High. CdM set the meet record in the 400-yard individual medley, as senior Justin Hanson,...
  • John Isner powers past Kevin Anderson at BNP Paribas Open

    John Isner powers past Kevin Anderson at BNP Paribas Open
    It was like going to a heavyweight title fight. USC's late and legendary Marv Goux would have drooled about this, about his love of big man versus big man, as he used to call it when his Trojans played Notre Dame in football. Sure, it was tennis, just...
  • There's a chill in the air as Serena Williams rallies to win

    There's a chill in the air as Serena Williams rallies to win
    There is an old Midwest expression that sums up Tuesday's fourth-round tennis match at Indian Wells between Serena Williams and Sloane Stephens. It says, all the icicles weren't on the rain gutters. What the near-capacity crowd in the main stadium at...
  • Maria Sharapova shows toughness in victory at BNP Paribas Open

    Maria Sharapova shows toughness in victory at BNP Paribas Open
    Often lost in the glitz and glamour of Maria Sharapova is her competitive fire on the tennis court. That has taken her to five major titles, and made her one of a handful of tennis players to win each Grand Slam event title at least once. She will...
  • Rafael Nadal isn't just playing tennis in Indian Wells

    Rafael Nadal isn't just playing tennis in Indian Wells
    So, your paper sends you to cover a tennis tournament and you end up across a card table from that internationally renowned poker star, Rafael Nadal. Oh, yes. He also plays tennis. This whole thing was kind of off the beaten path, but when somebody...
  • No surprises at Paribas Open as top players roll over opponents

    No surprises at Paribas Open as top players roll over opponents
    There is often a Groundhog Day feel to the early rounds of a major tennis tournament, and there is no question that this BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells is major in all ways other than an official designation from the sport. Sunday, there were three...
  • U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic loses out at Indian Wells

    The 2014 U.S. Open men's tennis champion did not make his triumphant return to the 2015 tour until Saturday's BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. It turned out not to be triumphant. Croatia's Marin Cilic, who took out Roger Federer in the U.S. Open...
  • USC alum Steve Johnson sustains upward mobility at Indian Wells tennis

    USC alum Steve Johnson sustains upward mobility at Indian Wells tennis
    As a college player at USC, Steve Johnson won the NCAA singles title twice and led the way as the Trojans dominated the sport during his stay, and beyond. USC won the NCAA men's tennis title in all four of Johnson's years, from 2009 to 2012, and also in...
  • King Leatherbury a first-time finalist for Hall of Fame

    King Leatherbury a first-time finalist for Hall of Fame
    Laurel Park-based trainer King Leatherbury, who turns 82 this month, is one of 10 finalists for induction to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame. It's Leatherbury's first appearance on the ballot. The class of 2015 will be announced April 20,...
  • U.S. Open champ Marin Cilic is ready to lower the boom at Indian Wells

    U.S. Open champ Marin Cilic is ready to lower the boom at Indian Wells
    Last year's U.S. Open men's tennis title was won by a tall, lanky Croatian with a heavy beard and friendly, slightly goofy smile. This Croat star could make a tennis ball crack a windshield. When he met the media, he smiled a lot, pretended to hate it...