TENNIS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TENNIS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) State colleges: USC baseball team beats Utah in series finale http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57811831-77/utah-trojans-utes-6-2.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57811831-77/utah-trojans-utes-6-2.html.csp">State colleges: USC baseball team beats Utah in series finale</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-13T23:31:22.221-06:00">Updated Apr 13, 2014 11:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The University of Southern California baseball team hammered Utah 13-2 on Sunday in Los Angeles, giving the Trojans a 2-1 win over the Utes in their Pac-12 series. The Trojans (17-17, 6-9) pounded out 19 hits, including nine against Utah starter Tanner Banks (2-6). Banks took the loss, giving up four runs in four innings. USC broke open a 2-1 game with a six-run fifth inning. Konnor Armijo led the Utes (11-21, 2-12) at the plate, going 2-for-3 with an RBI and a double. Men’s tennis USC 4, Ut...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57811831@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:31:22 MDT Tennis, anyone? Phantogram & TEEN play like elite doubles team http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57797601-223/phantogram-teen-band-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57797601-223/phantogram-teen-band-com.html.csp">Tennis, anyone? Phantogram & TEEN play like elite doubles team</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By David Burger</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T14:45:10.954-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 02:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It is a little surprising to hear the band TEEN liken themselves, out of nowhere, to the tennis-playing Bryan brothers. Twin brothers Bob and Mike Bryan are the current No. 1-ranked doubles team in the world, now going on six years with that ranking. The 35-year-olds have won more than 85 titles, including 15 Grand Slam competitions. They are the elite. TEEN frontwoman Teeny Lieberson, while quickly clarifying they don’t consider themselves the No. 1 band in the world, said the teamwork the Brya...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57797601@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:45:10 MDT Letter: Tennis players should try the bliss of pickleball http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57734152-82/pickleball-tennis-bliss-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57734152-82/pickleball-tennis-bliss-lake.html.csp">Letter: Tennis players should try the bliss of pickleball</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T01:01:03.448-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I was seriously amused by John Becker’s missal March 24 about pickleball being a sport that has an unproven track record (“SLC is going too far with pickleball,” Forum, March 23). Ogden and Brigham City now have beautiful dedicated venues for this unproven sport. Most county recreation centers have pickleball hours indoors. (One can even play on Sunday at Dimple Dell!) Try registering to play pickleball in the Huntsman Games. That boat sailed the first day of registration last week for an event...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57734152@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 01:01:03 MDT Letter: SL City doesn’t have enough pickleball courts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57729037-82/courts-lake-tennis-pickleball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57729037-82/courts-lake-tennis-pickleball.html.csp">Letter: SL City doesn’t have enough pickleball courts</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T01:01:03.449-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Let me be the first to lob some logic and pass on some facts regarding John Becker’s letter “Too much pickleball” (Forum, March 24). He implies the popularity of PB is suspect and he states that Salt Lake City is converting tennis courts to PB courts at the expense of tennis players. St. George, Ogden and even Brigham City have designated PB courts, whereas Salt Lake does not. Temporary indoor courts set up at county recreation centers are very popular and crowded. They are only available on ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57729037@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 01:01:03 MDT Letter: SLC is going too far with pickleball http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57712432-82/pickleball-com-courts-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57712432-82/pickleball-com-courts-lake.html.csp">Letter: SLC is going too far with pickleball</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-24T07:45:35.076-06:00">Updated Mar 24, 2014 07:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City’s move to sweep tennis off the public courts and replace it with pickleball is a bad dill. Without any public conversation, the city is restriping and lowering nets on courts around town to make way for a sport with an unproven track record (“Pickleball goes outdoors in Salt Lake City,” Tribune, July 19, 2012). A test court or two may make sense to gauge public interest in pickleball, but conversion of dozens of popular tennis courts all at once is not in the best interest of ten...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57712432@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Mar 2014 07:45:35 MDT Letter: SLC should keep space for community garden http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57702840-82/space-sugar-community-garden.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57702840-82/space-sugar-community-garden.html.csp">Letter: SLC should keep space for community garden</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T01:01:05.543-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Re the “open space” in Sugar House where the old tennis courts by Fairmont Park are located: I know the city is considering selling that land to developers to make even more condos in the Sugar House area. This is the last thing we need in that space (“SLC wants to sell ‘surplus’ space on streetcar line,” Tribune, March 1). The community garden that has been there the last few years not only brings beauty to that space, which has been an abandoned tennis court for as long as I have lived here,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57702840@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 01:01:05 MDT Tennis: Recharged Federer is off to best start in 2 years http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57693539-77/federer-ago-tennis-week.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57693539-77/federer-ago-tennis-week.html.csp">Tennis: Recharged Federer is off to best start in 2 years</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BETH HARRIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-17T23:20:18.79-06:00">Updated Mar 17, 2014 11:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Indian Wells Calif. • Roger Federer could have been upset about losing a close final in one of the biggest events outside the Grand Slam tournaments. But the blow of a three-set loss to Novak Djokovic in the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday was softened by knowing how far he had come since injuring his back a year ago at Indian Wells. Last spring, Federer took a seven-week break. After Wimbledon, he re-injured his back and found himself questioning everything, leading to an uneven year for someone who...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576935392014-03-17T23:20:18.79-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-17T23:20:18.79-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57693539@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Mar 2014 23:20:18 MDT Utah Jazz: John Lucas III, Gordon Hayward want to square off the tennis court http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57604375-87/lucas-hayward-hit-gordon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57604375-87/lucas-hayward-hit-gordon.html.csp">Utah Jazz: John Lucas III, Gordon Hayward want to square off the tennis court</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-27T07:38:03.265-06:00">Updated Feb 27, 2014 07:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If they’d made different choices, John Lucas III and Gordon Hayward might be focusing on a different kind of baseline attack.Both Jazz players were high school tennis stars, Hayward in Indiana, and Lucas in Texas, where he made his way to nationals as an 18-year-old.“Right out of high school, I was really thinking of not going to college and just going straight on the circuit,” the point guard Lucas said.On Tuesday, both players had a chance to pick up their rackets and play with some of their c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57604375@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Feb 2014 07:38:03 MDT Utah State tennis: Local duo powering Aggie women http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57603273-77/sperry-davis-team-singles.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57603273-77/sperry-davis-team-singles.html.csp">Utah State tennis: Local duo powering Aggie women</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-26T21:47:21.305-06:00">Updated Feb 26, 2014 09:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If McKenzie Davis and Kallie Sperry seem pretty in sync, don’t be surprised. Their strategy, their positioning and their chemistry has been a work in progress over the course of a dozen years. It gives Utah State’s top doubles team an edge over most of the competition they face: It’s pretty tough to battle a duo that has known each other pretty well on and off since they were eight years old. “They’re definitely one of the best parts of our varsity,” coach Sean McInerney said. “They’re both very...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57603273@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Feb 2014 21:47:21 MDT Tennis: McEnroe, Sampras, Courier, Blake compete in Salt Lake City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57599463-77/mcenroe-blake-tennis-sampras.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57599463-77/mcenroe-blake-tennis-sampras.html.csp">Tennis: McEnroe, Sampras, Courier, Blake compete in Salt Lake City</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Kamrani</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-27T23:21:48.55-06:00">Updated Feb 27, 2014 11:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It was just like the old days. But Tuesday night didn’t present the roar of a Wimbledon crowd on its feet, or the kicking up of clay at the French Open. There were cheers, but they were accompanied with more of the jovial, laid-back nature opposed to the raw emotion John McEnroe, Pete Sampras, James Blake and Jim Courier were accustomed to when they were the kings of tennis. The PowerShares Series Tennis Champions Challenge stop in Salt Lake City inside EnergySolutions Arena was a showcase of di...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57599463@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Feb 2014 23:21:48 MDT Monson: McEnroe, Sampras show Utah some legendary tennis http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57599225-77/tennis-sampras-american-mcenroe.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57599225-77/tennis-sampras-american-mcenroe.html.csp">Monson: McEnroe, Sampras show Utah some legendary tennis</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Gordon Monson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-27T23:21:08.585-06:00">Updated Feb 27, 2014 11:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">We all stepped into a time tunnel Tuesday night at EnergySolutions Arena and, in the spin, it was easy to come to a couple of conclusions: 1) time exacts its toll on what used to be, and 2) the yearning to take that trip into the past tells you all you need to know about the sorry state of the present. John McEnroe and Pete Sampras, along with Jim Courier and James Blake, showed up at ESA to play one another in a tennis exhibition that was half-celebration of what once was and half-realization ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57599225@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Feb 2014 23:21:08 MDT Tribune Photo of the Day - February 26, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/57599664-227/staff-photographer-steve-griffin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/57599664-227/staff-photographer-steve-griffin.html.csp">Tribune Photo of the Day - February 26, 2014</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-25T22:39:01.667-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 10:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Steve Griffin | The Salt Lake TribuneJohn McEnroe signs giant tennis balls during the Champions Challenge tournament, a 12-city tour, at EnergySolutions Arena Tuesday night. in Salt Lake City, Utah Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Read more here.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57599664@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 22:39:01 MDT Tennis: Sampras, McEnroe to star in Salt Lake City on Tuesday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57579952-77/sampras-tennis-titles-mcenroe.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57579952-77/sampras-tennis-titles-mcenroe.html.csp">Tennis: Sampras, McEnroe to star in Salt Lake City on Tuesday</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Kamrani</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-25T16:42:54.696-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 04:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pete Sampras still remembers that summer night in Toronto nearly 24 years ago. Before he was considered one of professional tennis’ all-time greats, before his eventual epic rivalry with Andre Agassi developed, before the collections of Grand Slam titles, Sampras was a 19-year-old kid trying to find his own footing on a court opposite a legend. The first time he faced John McEnroe, a star Sampras grew up studying and looking up to, the nerves crept in, but once the ball hit the racket, everythin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57579952@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:42:54 MDT