| May 12, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Serena Williams, who has been sidelined since July after two foot operations, then blood clots in her lung, has withdrawn from the French Open, tournament organizers announced on Thursday. She will be replaced by Junri Namigata of Japan. Venus Williams,.....
| Mar 15, 2011
| 6:38 PM
Anne Keothavong, Great Britain's No. 2-ranked singles player, sometimes goes by the nickname, "Special K." The Newport Beach Breakers sure hope the tennis player will be special for them.
The Breakers selected Keothavong with the first overall pick in...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 9:09 PM
She didn't need one, but Anne Keothavong got a sales pitch earlier this year from tennis legend Billie Jean King.
The World Team Tennis co-founder sought out Keothavong at a tournament in Indian Wells. King wanted Keothavong, the former longtimeBritish...
| Jul 4, 2011
As the Newport Beach Breakers pursue the World Team Tennis King trophy this season, they'll do it with the help of plenty of home-grown Southern California kings of tennis.
Marina del Ray resident Lester Cook and Los Angeles resident Travis Rettenmaier...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 11:23 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — As the Newport Beach Breakers began their quest for a World Team Tennis title, the woman who put the "King" in King trophy was in the house Tuesday night at The Tennis Club.
It was Ladies Night, which meant a pre-match tennis clinic...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 10:58 PM
The Newport Beach Breakers suffered its first loss, falling, 21-20, on the road to the St. Louis Aces Thursday night.
Travis Rettenmaier and Lester Cook won in men's doubles, 5-4, and Anne Keothavong won in women's singles, 5-2, for the Breakers (2-1)....
| Jul 13, 2011
| 11:05 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Mike Bryan said it's been a whirlwind.
That might be the best way to describe a month that has featured Bryan and his twin brother Bob capture their second Wimbledon men's doubles title, then play Davis Cup, and now settle in for...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 10:11 PM
Tennis legend Pete Sampras will be joining a winning team Saturday at The Tennis Club Newport Beach.
The Newport Beach Breakers responded to their first loss of the season with a 23-14 road win against the Kansas City Explorers Friday, improving to 3-1...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 10:51 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Twenty-four years had passed since tennis legend Pete Sampras won a big tournament at The Tennis Club Newport Beach.
The club was called the Balboa Bay Club Racquet Club in 1987, when Sampras, a 15-year-old kid, captured the CIF...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 11:15 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — The Washington Kastles came into town and showed why they have the best record in World Team Tennis.
The Newport Beach Breakers came back into town and looked like a team that was playing its seventh match in seven nights....
| Jul 16, 2011
| 11:22 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Anne Keothavong doubled over and screamed in frustration.
Two points later, Marie-Eve Pelletier kicked a tennis ball into the club seats to her right.
It was only early in the second set of Saturday night's World Team Tennis match,...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 11:16 PM
Six tennis players from Sage Hill School will compete in the X Team Tennis national tournament Saturday and Sunday at the Tennis Club Newport Beach.
There will be eight teams consisting of one boy and one girl in the World Team Tennis event, which...