Tuesday, October 16, 2012

New TV schedule, calendar, pro rankings

TV SCHEDULE
(All Times PDT)
   Today -- Luxembourg (women), early rounds, Tennis Channel, 1-5 p.m. (delay), 10:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Wednesday (repeat).
   Wednesday -- Luxembourg (women), early rounds, Tennis Channel, 1-5 p.m. (delay), 10 p.m.-midnight (repeat).
   Thursday -- Luxembourg (women), early rounds, Tennis Channel, 1-5 p.m. (delay), 10 p.m.-midnight (repeat).
   Friday -- Moscow (women), quarterfinals, Tennis Channel, 2-6 a.m. (live), 7:30-9:30 a.m. (live), 9:30-11:30 a.m. (repeat). Luxembourg (women), quarterfinals, Tennis Channel, 1-5 p.m. (delay), 10 p.m.-midnight (repeat).
   Saturday -- Moscow (women), semifinals, Tennis Channel, 2-6 a.m. (live), 6 a.m.-noon (repeat). Moscow (men), semifinals, Tennis Channel, 4-8 p.m. (delay). Stockholm (men), semifinals, Tennis Channel, noon-4 p.m. (delay). Luxembourg (women), semifinals, Tennis Channel, 8 p.m.-midnight (delay).
   Sunday -- Moscow (women), final, Tennis Channel, 2-4 a.m. (live), 6-8 a.m. (repeat), 8:30-10:30 p.m. (repeat). Vienna (men), final, Tennis Channel, noon-2 p.m. (delay). Stockholm (men), final, Tennis Channel, 2-4 p.m. (delay). Moscow (men), final, Tennis Channel, 4-6 p.m. (delay), Luxembourg (women), final, Tennis Channel, 6-8 p.m. (delay).
CALENDAR
   Oct. 23-28 -- WTA Championships (top eight singles players and top four doubles teams of 2012), Istanbul, www.wtatennis.com/page/Tournaments/Info/0,,12781~742,00.html. 2011 champions: Petra Kvitova, Liezel Huber-Lisa Raymond.
   Nov. 3-4 -- Fed Cup Final, Serbia at Czech Republic, www.fedcup.com. 2011 champion: Czech Republic.
   Nov. 5-12 -- ATP World Tour Finals (top eight singles players and top eight doubles teams of 2012), London, www.atpworldtour.com/Finals/2012.aspx. 2011 champions: Roger Federer, Max Mirnyi-Daniel Nestor.
   Nov. 16-18 -- Davis Cup Final, Spain at Czech Republic, www.daviscup.com. 2011 champion: Spain.
   Jan. 14-27, 2013 -- AUSTRALIAN OPEN, www.australianopen.org. 2012 champions: Novak Djokovic, Victoria Azarenka, Leander Paes-Radek Stepanek, Svetlana Kuznetsova-Vera Zvonareva.
   Feb. 1-3, 2013 -- Davis Cup, first round, Brazil at United States, www.daviscup.com.
   Feb. 9-10, 2013 -- Fed Cup, first round, United States at Italy, www.fedcup.com.
   Feb. 11-17, 2013 -- SAP Open, HP Pavilion in San Jose, www.sapopentennis.com. 2012 champions: Milos Raonic, Mark Knowles-Xavier Malisse.
   March 4-17, 2013 -- BNP Paribas Open, Indian Wells, Calif., www.bnpparibasopen.com. 2012 champions: Roger Federer, Victoria Azarenka, Marc Lopez-Rafael Nadal, Liezel Huber-Lisa Raymond.
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. 38 in singles (no change), career-high No. 86 in doubles (+5).
   Nick Andrews, Cal All-American in 2012, Folsom resident -- No. 1,446 in singles (+3), No. 1,070 in doubles (-3).  
   Bob Bryan, 1998 NCAA doubles champion from Stanford -- Career-high No. 1 in doubles (no change), unranked in singles.
   Mike Bryan, 1998 NCAA doubles champion from Stanford -- Career-high No. 1 in doubles (no change), unranked in singles.
   Mardy Fish, Capitals (2012) -- No. 26 in singles (+2), No. 724 in doubles (+2).
   John Paul Fruttero, Cal All-American in 2001 and 2002 -- No. 108 in doubles (no change), unranked in singles.
   Bradley Klahn, 2010 NCAA singles champion and 2011 NCAA doubles runner-up from Stanford -- Career-high No. 293 in singles (+23), No. 770 in doubles (+194). 
   Mark Knowles, Capitals (2001-07, 2009-12), three-time World TeamTennis Male MVP (2001, 2005 and 2007) -- No. 128 in doubles (-3), unranked in singles.
    Scott Lipsky, 2002 NCAA doubles runner-up from Stanford -- No. 29 in doubles (-2), unranked in singles.
   Sam Querrey, San Francisco native, Capitals (2012) -- No. 22 in singles (no change), No. 46 in doubles (no change).
   Ryan Thacher, 2011 NCAA doubles runner-up from Stanford -- Career-high No. 1,210 in singles (+6), No. 777 in doubles (+194).   Dmitry Tursunov, Folsom resident -- No. 105 in singles (-10), No. 227 in doubles (-44).
   Pedro Zerbini, All-Pacific-10 Conference first team at Cal (2009-11) -- Career-high No. 608 in singles (+8), No. 643 in doubles (+33).
Women
   Mallory Burdette, NCAA singles runner-up in 2012 and NCAA doubles champion in 2011 and 2012 from Stanford -- Career-high No. 144 in singles (+12), No. 653 in doubles (+7). 
   Vania King, Capitals (2010-12) -- No. 18 in doubles (no change), No. 72 in singles (-4).
   Raquel Kops-Jones, 2003 NCAA doubles champion from Cal -- Career-high No. 15 in doubles (+1), No. 1,123 in singles (+7).
   Asia Muhammad, Capitals (2012) -- No. 168 in doubles (-2), No. 473 in singles (no change).
   Maria Sanchez, Modesto resident -- Career-high No. 108 in doubles (+3), No. 151 in singles (-3).
   Yasmin Schnack, Elk Grove resident, Capitals (2011-12) -- No. 149 in doubles (no change), No. 515 in singles (-1).
   Romana Tedjakusuma, Tracy resident -- No. 518 in singles (-8), No. 1,124 in doubles (+13).
   CoCo Vandeweghe, Capitals (2009, 2012) -- No. 93 in singles (no change), No. 484 in doubles (+6).

No comments:

Post a Comment

Please help defray travel expenses
$
Thanks for your donation!