Saturday, September 22, 2012

New TV schedule, calendar, pro rankings

TV SCHEDULE
(All Times PDT)
   Today -- Guangzhou (women), final, Tennis Channel, 10 a.m.-noon (delay), 8-10 p.m. (repeat); St. Petersburg (men), semifinals, Tennis Channel, noon-4 p.m. (delay); Metz (men), semifinals, Tennis Channel, 4-8 p.m. (delay).
   Sunday -- St. Petersburg (men), final, Tennis Channel, 2-4 p.m. (delay), 7-9 p.m. (repeat); Metz (men), final, Tennis Channel, 4-6 p.m. (delay).
CALENDAR
   Today-Sunday -- Esurance Tennis Classic, Club at Harbor Point, Mill Valley, Calif., United States (Mike and Bob Bryan, Justin Gimelstob, Lindsay Davenport, Gigi Fernandez and Corina Morariu) vs. the World (Wayne Ferriera, Mark Knowles, Rennae Stubbs, Conchita Martinez and Liga Dekmeijere), 12:30 p.m. each day, www.tennisclassic.org, (415) 383-3448. 
   Sept. 29-Oct. 7 -- $100,000 RelyAid Natomas Challenger, Natomas Racquet Club, 2450 Natomas Park Drive, Sacramento, Calif., 95833, www.natomaschallenger.com, (916) 649-0909.
   Oct. 6-14 -- First Republic Bank Men's $100,000 Challenger, Tiburon Peninsula Club, 1600 Mar West St., Tiburon, Calif., 94920, www.tiburon challenger.com, (415) 789-7900.
PRO RANKINGS
   Following are this week's world rankings of professional players with Northern California ties (change from last week in parentheses):
Men
   Kevin Anderson, Sacramento Capitals (2012) of World TeamTennis -- No. 35 in singles (+2), No. 93 in doubles (no change).
   Nick Andrews, Cal All-American in 2012 -- No. 1,425 in singles (-5), No. 1,515 in doubles (+5).  
   Bob Bryan, 1998 NCAA doubles champion from Stanford -- No. 1 in doubles (no change), unranked in singles.
   Mike Bryan, 1998 NCAA doubles champion from Stanford -- No. 1 in doubles (no change), unranked in singles.
   Mardy Fish, Capitals (2012) -- No. 22 in singles (no change), No. 730 in doubles (-2).
   John Paul Fruttero, Cal All-American in 2001 and 2002 -- No. 99 in doubles (+1), unranked in singles.
   Artem Ilyushin, Granite Bay resident -- No. 920 in singles (-3), No. 1,229 in doubles (-2).
   Bradley Klahn, 2010 NCAA singles champion and 2011 NCAA doubles runner-up from Stanford -- Career-high No. 349 in singles (no change), No. 1,031 in doubles (-2). 
   Mark Knowles, Capitals (2001-07, 2009-12), three-time World TeamTennis Male MVP (2001, 2005 and 2007) -- No. 123 in doubles (+3), unranked in singles.
   Alex Kuznetsov, Capitals (2012) -- No. 198 (+1) in singles, No. 428 in doubles (+4) in doubles.
   Scott Lipsky, 2002 NCAA doubles runner-up from Stanford -- No. 27 in doubles (no change), unranked in singles.
   Sam Querrey, San Francisco native, Capitals (2012) -- No. 26 in singles (no change), No. 44 in doubles (no change).
   Ryan Sweeting, Capitals (2012) -- No. 134 in singles (-3), No. 837 in doubles (-4).
   Ryan Thacher, 2011 NCAA doubles runner-up from Stanford -- No. 1,281 in singles (-6), No. 1,433 in doubles (+2).
   Dmitry Tursunov, Folsom resident -- No. 125 in singles (+22, won Istanbul Challenger), No. 177 in doubles (+4).
   Jimmy Wang, trains part-time in Granite Bay -- No. 153 in singles (+2), No. 344 in doubles (-1).
   Pedro Zerbini, All-Pacific-10 Conference first team at Cal (2009-11) -- No. 625 in singles (-5), No. 706 in doubles (no change).
Women
   Mallory Burdette, NCAA singles runner-up in 2012 and NCAA doubles champion in 2011 and 2012 from Stanford -- Career-high No. 160 in singles (-1), No. 670 in doubles (+11). 
   Jana Juricova, NCAA singles (2011) and doubles (2009) champion from Cal -- No. 927 in singles (+5), unranked in doubles.
   Vania King, Capitals (2010-12) -- No. 13 in doubles (no change), No. 57 in singles (no change).
   Raquel Kops-Jones, 2003 NCAA doubles champion from Cal -- No. 20 in doubles (no change), No. 762 in singles (-57).
   Asia Muhammad, Capitals (2012) -- No. 168 in doubles (+15), No. 515 in singles (+37).
   Maria Sanchez, Modesto resident -- Career-high No. 115 in doubles (+7), career-high No. 177 in singles (+9).
   Yasmin Schnack, Elk Grove resident, Capitals (2011-12) -- No. 153 in doubles (-5), No. 455 in singles (+1).
   Romana Tedjakusuma, Tracy resident -- No. 464 in singles (+1), No. 1,122 in doubles (+10).
   CoCo Vandeweghe, Capitals (2009, 2012) -- No. 87 in singles (+1), No. 495 in doubles (+2).

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