DWYRE: Times Duo Painted The Picture of Tennis
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  For nearly two decades in The Los Angeles Times, they were the tour guides for tennis fans. Their names were Thomas Bonk and Lisa Dillman, and they traveled the tennis world to report for millions of sports page readers, … Read More

PRATT: Stone Looking To Go The Distance With Iron Man
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Describing his unique tennis tournament idea as “different from just about any tournament you’ve ever played,” Iron Man Tournament founder and director Rob Stone is inviting Southern California men’s and women’s open players to “play like the pros” competing in … Read More

PRATT: Whittle Adjusting To Life As a Pro
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There have been many Central Coast Moments this week at the Templeton Tennis Ranch, host of this week’s Central Coast Pro Tennis Open, a USTA Women’s Pro Circuit Tournament offering $60,000 in prize money and taking place just three miles … Read More

SoCal Super-Seniors win big in Croatia
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  American teams won five of the 10 titles at the 39th International Tennis Federation (ITF) Super-Seniors World Team Championships in Croatia this weekend, including another triumph for Glendale’s Tina Karwasky and first place trophies for Escondido’s David Dollins, Aliso … Read More

DWYRE: Reed reflects on a Bruin dynasty
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  It was 49 years ago that Dave Reed met with the tennis committee of Pasadena’s Valley Hunt Club to tell them he wasn’t interested in the job of head pro. “It was going to be a courtesy interview,” Reed … Read More

Star-Studded Field to Invade Central Coast
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The player entry list heading into next week’s Central Coast Pro Tennis Open is jam-packed with recognizable current WTA players, and some you will be no doubt be hearing about in the years to come. The 2018 US Open doubles … Read More

PRATT: USTA Pro Circuit Returns to Central Coast
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  When you look up and down the 2019 men’s and women’s USTA Competitive Pathway events calendars on the USTA.com website, it’s surprising to see only one $50,000-level USTA Pro Circuit event or higher taking place this year in all … Read More

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