Saturday, March 1, 2014

Rankings mover of the week: Bradley Klahn

Bradley Klahn, a 2012 Stanford graduate, is ranked a career-
high No. 132 in doubles. 2012 photo by Paul Bauman
   Bradley Klahn isn't just rising in the world singles rankings.
   The 2012 Stanford graduate also is moving up in doubles.
   Klahn improved 13 places to a career-high No. 132 in doubles this week after reaching the quarterfinals at Delray Beach, Fla., on the elite ATP World Tour with fellow American Tim Smyczek.
   Klahn, a 23-year-old left-hander from Poway in the San Diego area, is ranked a career-high No. 65 in singles.
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.
   Bradley Klahn, 23 years old, 2010 NCAA singles champion and 2011 NCAA doubles runner-up from Stanford -- Career-high No. 65 in singles (+1), career-high No. 132 in doubles (+13).
   Scott Lipsky, 32 years old, 2002 NCAA doubles runner-up from Stanford -- No. 34 in doubles (+1), unranked in singles.
   Sam Querrey, 26 years old, San Francisco native, Capitals (2012-13) -- No. 56 in singles (+1), No. 196 in doubles (+7).
   Dmitry Tursunov, 31 years old, trains at Gorin Tennis Academy in Sacramento suburb of Granite Bay -- No. 29 in singles (-1), No. 106 in doubles (+2).
Women
   Mallory Burdette, 23 years old, NCAA singles runner-up in 2012 and NCAA doubles champion in 2011 and 2012 from Stanford -- No. 164 in singles (no change), No. 1,141 in doubles (-1).
   Nicole Gibbs, 20 years old, NCAA singles champion in 2012 and 2013 and NCAA doubles champion in 2012 from Stanford -- No. 196 in singles (-7), No. 407 in doubles (+1).
   Macall Harkins, 28 years old, Redding resident -- No. 308 in doubles (-29), No. 688 in singles (-3).
   Raquel Kops-Jones, 31 years old, 2003 NCAA doubles champion from Cal -- No. 19 in doubles (no change), No. 1,086 in singles (-1).
   Maria Sanchez, 24 years old, born and raised in Modesto -- Career-high No. 98 in doubles (no change), No. 214 in singles (-5).
COLLEGE RESULT
Women
   No. 61 Texas Christian def. Sacramento State 4-3 in Seattle. No. 1 singles: Stefanie Tan (TCU), ranked 52nd, def. Jennifer Nguyen 6-3, 6-0. Records: TCU 5-5, Sac State 1-6. Note: Four of the Hornets' losses have been 4-3.

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