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  1. Nothing like the present for U.S. players

    Peter Bodo

    The U.S. Open Series kicked off this weekend in Atlanta, and North American fans already have something to moan about: Sam Querrey, the No. 2 American behind Atlanta top seed and No. 12 John Isner, was defeated by Dudi Sela in the second round by the...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  2. Nadal tired of all the knee rhetoric

    Kamakshi Tandon

    To talk of men's tennis in the past few years has been to talk of gripping rivalries and epic matches. Those have been produced by the ability and consistency of the top players, but also enabled by their remarkable capacity for playing a heavy ...

    Blog | April 16, 2013
  3. The 33 best streaks in sports history

    Doug Williams

    After seeing the Los Angeles Lakers' winning streak come to an end at 33 games in 1972, forward Jim McMillian said NBA fans had seen something special. "We just finished a streak that I don't believe any other team is going to break," he told the ...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  4. More Boys State Athletes of the Year

    Mark Tennis & Paul Muyskens

    With the overall Cal-Hi Sports Athlete of the Year being a junior, a senior of the year also had to be chosen among this year's best. We also have five winners for each CIF division plus a freshman and sophomore. A total of 53 more of the state's top...

    Blog | July 14, 2012
  5. Girls Athlete of the Year: Kyla Ross

    Mark Tennis

    Diminutive freshman Team USA gymnastics phenom, who is headed to London with a good chance to being back more than one medal, is voted best for 2011-12 school year. This is one of those years in the decision-making process regarding the Cal-Hi Spo...

    Blog | July 13, 2012
  6. More Cal-Hi Sports State Schools of Year

    Mark Tennis

    Mitty is best for girls sports for the ninth time while other honorees include La Costa Canyon (D2), Campolindo (D3), Serra of Gardena (D4) and St. Margaret's (D5). Eight more schools who deserve special mention for overall athletic excellence also ...

    Blog | July 11, 2012
  7. Jessica Korda comes up aces on LPGA Tour

    Sandra Harwitt

    Jessica Korda was born to be a tennis player. Her dad, Petr Korda, a spiky-haired Czech nicknamed "Woodstock" after the Peanuts character, was the 1998 Australian Open champion and was ranked as high as No. 2 in the world. Her mom, Regina Rajc...

    Blog | June 06, 2012
  8. Spring sport updates

    Garry Paskwietz

    It was a busy week for USC athletics in several of the spring sports, here are some updates: Tennis The USC men's tennis team won its fourth straight national title with an exciting 4-2 match victory over Virginia. It was the second year in a r...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  9. Playbook Visuals' Photos of the Week

    Playbook Visuals

    Gorgeous golf, dramatic dunks, a chicken on a soccer field and Zach Randolph's headband thievery all found their way into Playbook Visuals' Photos of the Week -- a series of 19 shots you'll have to see to believe. The Gallery...

    Blog | May 14, 2012
  10. Seau will forever be the pride of Oceanside

    Mark Tennis

    Death of one of the all-time best NFL linebackers brings back a ton of memories from his high school days and beyond. He was the original Cal-Hi Sports grid-hooper and the prototype for the modern-day SPARQ Rating. Junior Seau, the former San Dieg...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  11. Let's stop dissing the tennis calendar

    Ed McGrogan

    Apologies to the ATP World Tour Finals and WTA Championships, but tennis does not have a true year-end playoff. If it did, those two events would be when the stakes are at their highest, the spotlight at its brightest, and the television ratings at t...

    Blog | April 18, 2012
  12. Athletes turn to online world to raise funds

    Lindsay Berra

    Julia Glushko is a 22-year-old Israeli tennis player ranked No. 225 in the world. She has what it takes to climb the rankings, but without sponsors to foot her bills, she has to shell out for training, equipment and travel on her own (the $8,056 she...

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  13. All-Star Spotlight: Can you dress for success?

    Hannah Hicks

    Every week in "All-Star Spotlight," members of the ESPNHS All-Star team tackle a hot topic in high school sports. Today, Hannah Hicks, a freshman lacrosse and tennis player at King Low Heywood Thomas (Stamford, Conn.), shares her thoughts on sports f...

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  14. Michael Collins' tweets of the week

    Michael Collins

    From the U.S. Open tennis tournament to the NFL and college football, some of golf's most prolific tweeters showed a penchant for loving all things sports, writes ESPN.com's Michael Collins.

    Blog | Conversation | September 13, 2011
  15. Jimmer and Jorts try some other sports

    Diamond Leung

    Wearing his trademark jean shorts and smile, Josh Harrellson tried his hand at tennis on Tuesday as part of a celebrity doubles match that included Kentucky assistant coach Orlando Antigua. The results were predictable, meaning Harrellson got laug...

    Blog | July 20, 2011
  16. New Trier athletics dominate in 2010-11

    Scott Powers

    The 2010-2011 high school sports year was one to remember for a number of programs. Maine South's football team and Bolingbrook's girls basketball team won their third consecutive state championships. Montini's football team and girls basketball tea...

    Blog | June 15, 2011