Tuesday, April 22, 2014

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.
   Bradley Klahn, 23 years old, 2010 NCAA singles champion and 2011 NCAA doubles runner-up from Stanford -- No. 64 in singles (+1), No. 155 in doubles (-20).
   Scott Lipsky, 32 years old, 2002 NCAA doubles runner-up from Stanford -- No. 38 in doubles (no change), unranked in singles.
   Sam Querrey, 26 years old, San Francisco native, Capitals (2012-13) -- No. 69 in singles (+2), No. 113 in doubles (no change).
   Dmitry Tursunov, 31 years old, trains at Gorin Tennis Academy in Sacramento suburb of Granite Bay -- No. 34 in singles (-1), No. 94 in doubles (+1).
Women
   Mallory Burdette, 23 years old, NCAA singles runner-up in 2012 and NCAA doubles champion in 2011 and 2012 from Stanford -- No. 294 in singles (-2), No. 1,142 in doubles (-3).
   Nicole Gibbs, 21 years old, NCAA singles champion in 2012 and 2013 and NCAA doubles champion in 2012 from Stanford -- Career-high No. 164 in singles (+2), No. 403 in doubles (+2).
   Macall Harkins, 28 years old, Redding resident -- No. 370 in doubles (-1), No. 713 in singles (-2).
   Raquel Kops-Jones, 31 years old, 2003 NCAA doubles champion from Cal -- No. 15 in doubles (no change), No. 1,099 in singles (-2).
   Maria Sanchez, 24 years old, born and raised in Modesto -- No. 105 in doubles (-2), No. 247 in singles (-4).
TV SCHEDULE
(All times in California)
Wednesday
   Barcelona (men), early rounds, Tennis Channel, 4:30-10:30 a.m. (live), 1-10 p.m. (repeat).
Thursday
   Barcelona (men), early rounds, Tennis Channel, 5:30 a.m.-noon (live), noon-10 p.m. (repeat).    
Friday
   Stuttgart (women), Barcelona (men) and Bucharest (men), quarterfinals, Tennis Channel, 3:30 a.m.-2 p.m. (live).
   Stuttgart (women), quarterfinals, Tennis Channel, 2-6 p.m. and 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday (repeat).
   Barcelona (men), quarterfinals, Tennis Channel, 6-10 p.m. (repeat). 
Saturday
   Stuttgart (women), Barcelona (men) and Bucharest (men), semifinals, Tennis Channel, 4:30 a.m.-noon (live).
   Barcelona (men), semifinals, Tennis Channel, noon-5 p.m. (repeat).  
   Stuttgart (women), semifinals, Tennis Channel, 5-9 p.m. (repeat).
Sunday  
    Stuttgart (women), Barcelona (men) and Bucharest (men), finals, Tennis Channel, 5-10 a.m.  (live).
   Stuttgart (women), final, Tennis Channel, 10 a.m.-noon and 4:30-6:30 p.m. (repeat).  
   Barcelona (men), final, Tennis Channel, noon-2:30 p.m. and 6:30-9 p.m. (repeat).
   Bucharest (men), final, Tennis Channel, 2:30-4:30 p.m. (repeat).
CALENDAR
   Wednesday-Saturday -- West Coast Conference Men's and Women's Championships (Pacific, Saint Mary's, Santa Clara, USF), San Diego, www.wccsports.com.
   Wednesday-Sunday -- Pacific-12 Conference Men's and Women's Championships (Cal, Stanford), Ojai, Calif., www.pac-12.com.
   Wednesday-Sunday -- Mountain West Conference Men's and Women's Championships (San Jose State women), Fresno, Calif., www.themw.com.
   Thursday-Sunday -- Big West Conference Men's and Women's Championships (UC Davis), Indian Wells, Calif., www.bigwest.org.
   Friday-Sunday -- Big Sky Conference Men's and Women's Championships (Sacramento State), Gold River Racquet Club, Gold River, Calif., www.bigskyconf.com.
   Saturday-Sunday, May 3-4 -- Rio Del Oro Junior Excellence, Rio Del Oro Racquet Club, Sacramento, Calif. http://tennislink.usta.com/tournaments/TournamentHome/Tournament.aspx?T=144030
   May 2-5 -- USTA National Men's, Women's and Mixed 30 Indoor Championships, Spare Time Indoor Tennis Center, Gold River, Calif. http://tennislink.usta.com/Tournaments/TournamentHome/Tournament.aspx?T=140381.
   May 9-11 -- Maze Cup (Northern California juniors vs. Southern California), Berkeley Tennis Club, http://tennislink.usta.com/tournaments/TournamentHome/Tournament.aspx?T=151685
   May 15-26 -- NCAA Men's and Women's Championships, Athens, Ga., www.ncaasports.com.   
   MAY 25-JUNE 8 -- FRENCH OPEN. 2013 champions: Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams, Bob Bryan-Mike Bryan, Ekaterina Makarova-Elena Vesnina, Lucie Hradecka-Frantisek Cermak. www.rolandgarros.com.
   June 7-8, 14-17 -- NorCal Boys 18 and 16 Junior Sectional Championships, Rio Del Oro Racquet Club, Sacramento, Calif. http://tennislink.usta.com/tournaments/TournamentHome/Tournament.aspx?T=143226
   June 7-8, 14-17 -- NorCal Girls 18 and 16 Junior Sectional Championships, Arden Hills Resort & Spa, Sacramento, Calif. http://tennislink.usta.com/tournaments/TournamentHome/Tournament.aspx?T=148990
   June 7-8, 14-17 -- NorCal 14s Junior Sectional Championships, University of the Pacific, Stockton, Calif. http://tennislink.usta.com/tournaments/TournamentHome/Tournament.aspx?T=152438
   June 7-8, 14-17 -- NorCal 12s Junior Sectional Championships, Sunnyvale Tennis Center, Sunnyvale, Calif. http://tennislink.usta.com/tournaments/TournamentHome/Tournament.aspx?T=143956
   JUNE 23-JULY 6 -- WIMBLEDON. 2013 champions: Andy Murray, Marion Bartoli, Bob Bryan-Mike Bryan, Hsieh Su-Wei-Peng Shuai, Daniel Nestor-Kristina Mladenovic. www.wimbledon.org
   July 7-12 -- $50,000 FSP Gold River Women's Challenger, Gold River Racquet Club, Gold River, Calif. 2013 champions: Mayo Hibi, Naomi Broady-Storm Sanders. www.goldriverchallenger.com
   July 28-Aug. 3 -- Bank of the West Classic, Stanford. 2013 champions: Dominika Cibulkova, Raquel Kops-Jones-Abigail Spears. www.bankofthewestclassic.com
   Aug. 4-10 -- $100,000 Comerica Bank Challenger, Seascape Sports Club, Aptos, Calif. 2013 champions: Bradley Klahn, Jonathan Erlich-Andy Ram. www.seascapesportsclub.com

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