Lisa Dillman

Writer

Lisa Dillman is a sports reporter for the Los Angeles Times. She has covered the Kings, the Ducks, the Clippers, professional tennis, soccer and Olympic sports at five Summer Games and two Winter Games for the newspaper since 1992. With business reporter Jim Bates, she was honored by APSE, finishing second in the investigative category with a series of reports detailing the rise and fall of Kings owner Bruce McNall into bankruptcy and the subsequent federal investigation. More recently, she covered the Kings' run to the Stanley Cup in 2012. She plays tennis much better than she skates.

Recent Articles

  • Serena and Venus Williams advance to fourth round of U.S. Open

    Serena and Venus Williams advance to fourth round of U.S. Open

    What do we know now that the first week of the U.S. Open trundled to a close, as the “day matches” seeped into the night-time hours Saturday? Top-seeded Serena Williams is feeling and playing like Wonder Woman — wearing neon pink sleeves — and hasn’t lost her serve in three matches here. She beat...

  • Serena Williams reaches fourth round at U.S. Open

    Serena Williams reaches fourth round at U.S. Open

    Serena Williams has played three matches — all straight-set wins — and has yet to lose her serve at this year’s U.S. Open. In fact, Johanna Larsson of Sweden is the only one of three opponents to reach break point against Williams. One break point. Just like that, it was gone. Williams defeated...

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