Wednesday, November 13, 2013

New rankings, TV schedule, calendar

PRO RANKINGS
     Following are this week's world rankings of professional players with Northern California ties (change from last week in parentheses):
Men
   Bob Bryan, 35 years old, 1998 NCAA doubles champion from Stanford -- Career-high No. 1 in doubles (no change), unranked in singles.
   Mike Bryan, 35 years old, 1998 NCAA doubles champion from Stanford -- Career-high No. 1 in doubles (no change), unranked in singles.
   Mardy Fish, 31 years old, Sacramento Capitals of World TeamTennis (2012-13) -- No. 369 in singles (+2), No. 126 in doubles (-3).
   Bradley Klahn, 23 years old, 2010 NCAA singles champion and 2011 NCAA doubles runner-up from Stanford -- Career-high No. 101 in singles (+17), No. 161 in doubles (-12).
   Scott Lipsky, 32 years old, 2002 NCAA doubles runner-up from Stanford -- No. 31 in doubles (no change), unranked in singles.
   Sam Querrey, 26 years old, San Francisco native, Capitals (2012-13) -- No. 46 in singles (+1), No. 216 in doubles (+1).
   Ryan Sweeting, 26 years old, Capitals (2012-13) -- No. 565 in singles (-27), No. 1,101 in doubles (+9).
   Dmitry Tursunov, 30 years old, trains at Gorin Tennis Academy in Sacramento suburb of Granite Bay -- No. 29 in singles (no change), No. 133 in doubles (no change).
Women
   Mallory Burdette, 22 years old, NCAA singles runner-up in 2012 and NCAA doubles champion in 2011 and 2012 from Stanford -- No. 142 in singles (-1), No. 666 in doubles (-136).
   Nicole Gibbs, 20 years old, NCAA singles champion in 2012 and 2013 and NCAA doubles champion in 2012 from Stanford -- No. 178 in singles (+6), No. 413 in doubles (+6).
   Macall Harkins, Redding resident -- No. 276 in doubles (-1), No. 659 in singles (-3).
   Raquel Kops-Jones, 30 years old, 2003 NCAA doubles champion from Cal -- No. 23 in doubles (no change), unranked in singles.
   Megan Moulton-Levy, 28 years old, Capitals (2013) -- No. 56 in doubles (no change), unranked in singles.
   Maria Sanchez, 23 years old, Modesto product -- No. 175 in singles (-23), No. 145 in doubles (+2).
   Taylor Townsend, 17 years old, Capitals (2013) -- Career-high No. 190 in doubles (no change), No. 352 in singles (-44).
TV SCHEDULE
(All Times PDT)
 Friday
   Davis Cup final, Czech Republic at Serbia, two singles matches, Tennis Channel, 7 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (live), 1:30-7:30 p.m. (repeat).
Saturday
   Davis Cup final, Czech Republic at Serbia, one doubles match, Tennis Channel, 7-10 a.m. (live), 12:30-3:30 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. (repeat).
Sunday
   Davis Cup final, Czech Republic at Serbia, two singles matches, Tennis Channel, 5-11 a.m. (live), 1:30-4:30 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. (repeat).
CALENDAR
   Friday-Sunday -- Davis Cup final, Czech Republic at Serbia, www.daviscup.com.
   Dec. 9-15 -- Orange Bowl International Tennis Championships, boys and girls 18s and 16s, Plantation, Fla., www.orangebowltennis.org
   Dec. 17-23 --  Junior Orange Bowl International Tennis Championship, boys and girls 14s and 12s, Coral Gables, Fla., www.juniororangebowl.org.
   Dec. 27-Jan. 1 -- USTA National Winter Championships, boys and girls 14s and 12s, Tucson, Ariz., http://tennislink.usta.com/tournaments/TournamentHome/Tournament.aspx?T=122724.  
   Dec. 27-Jan. 2 -- USTA National Winter Championships, boys and girls 18s and 16s, Scottsdale, Ariz.,  http://tennislink.usta.com/tournaments/TournamentHome/Tournament.aspx?T=122192
   Jan. 13-26, 2014 -- AUSTRALIAN OPEN, Melbourne, www.australianopen.com. Defending champions: Novak Djokovic, Victoria Azarenka, Bob Bryan-Mike Bryan, Sara Errani-Roberta Vinci, Jarmila Gajdosova-Matthew Ebden.
   Jan. 31-Feb. 2 -- Davis Cup, first round, Great Britain at United States, site to be announced, www.daviscup.com.
   Feb. 8-9 -- Fed Cup, first round, Italy at United States, site to be announced, www.fedcupcom.
   Feb. 26, 2014 -- Champions Shootout (Pete Sampras, John McEnroe, Jim Courier, James Blake), 7 p.m., Sleep Train Arena, Sacramento, Calif.,  www.powersharesseries.com.
   March 3-16, 2014 -- BNP Paribas Open, Indian Wells, Calif., www.bnpparibasopen.com. Defending champions: Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova, Bob Bryan-Mike Bryan, Ekaterina Makarova-Elena Vesnina.

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