| Jun 5, 2014
| 11:03 PM
Reese Stalder earns respect on the tennis court, not only for his big serve and great hands but also for the way that he plays the game.
Stalder is not one of those players who calls every close ball "out." But if his opponent is doing so, he also is...
| May 27, 2014
| 10:18 PM
After a fine regular season, Alex Sarkissian capped his exceptional collegiate career with a memorable playoff run.
It’s something Sarkissian, a Pepperdine University men’s tennis player and former Glendale Community College standout, said he...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 6:10 PM
Dieter Ruehle had a busy day Saturday.
First, he stopped by Staples Center, as he normally would for Kings’ games since he’s the music director for them and the Lakers.
But before the game ended, he had to leave for LAX to begin his...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 10:59 PM
OJAI — Austin Di Giulio waited and waited Saturday afternoon. Then, he waited some more.
The 14-year-old from Newport Beach was scheduled to play in the Ojai Tennis Tournament boys' 14s championship match at noon at Libbey Park. That became 2 p.m....
| May 1, 2014
| 1:22 PM
POCANTICO HILLS, N.Y. — With no menus, countless courses and a setting so relaxed you can eat farm-fresh veggies with your fingers, a meal at Blue Hill at Stone Barns is a one-of-a-kind experience along many dimensions.
Located about 25 miles...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 7:38 AM
Ivan Lendl has helped Andy Murray reach incredible heights the last two years, as the British tennis star transformed from a four-time Grand Slam runner-up into a two-time major champ and Olympic gold medalist.
Now the coach and player are parting ways,...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 8:50 PM
Reed Garrett pitched a no-hitter as VMI beat Lafayette (Pa.) 3-0 Friday in the Keydets' home opener.
Garrett, a junior, struck out 13 and allowed just one baserunner, a fifth-inning, seven-pitch walk to first baseman Campbell Lipe that...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Lindsay Davenport has been elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Knowing her, when word got out, she probably asked for a recount, just to make sure she hadn't bumped out somebody else more deserving.
She is 37 now, lives in Orange County,...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 8:33 PM
The old guy, Father Time, will triumph in the end. He always does. But for the moment Roger Federer is holding serve against him, which in a sport primarily of the young is no small achievement.
Federer has come to terms with reality. "If I can't play...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 8:59 PM
The Swiss are represented in men's tennis at this year's BNP Paribas Open by Stanislas Wawrinka and that other guy.
Wawrinka won the recent Australian Open and is now No. 3 in the world rankings. The other guy becomes Mr. Avis in Switzerland now, and as...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 8:24 PM
A sport that needs every bit of personality it can get held its breath for a few minutes Tuesday at Indian Wells.
One of tennis' marquee names had departed from the BNP Paribas Open the day before, and out the door with upset victim Rafael Nadal went...