Former tennis pro James Blake, who in recent years has been an analyst for the Tennis Channel and CNN, has listed his place in Encinitas for sale at $1.995 million. His current job has taken him to Florida, where he is tournament director for the Miami Open.
Focused on indoor-outdoor living, the 2016 Coastal Plantation-style home feels light and airy with white walls, wide-planked driftwood floors and recessed lighting. A bank of bifolding glass doors open to the backyard.
A family room with a fireplace, a dining area and the kitchen make up the great room area. The 9-foot free-standing island has bar seating for four.
The 3,273 square feet of interior space includes four bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms and an optional fifth bedroom or office.
The backyard contains a covered dining patio, a fire pit and a play area.
Blake, 39, who attained a career-high singles ranking of No. 4, retired in 2013. Public records show he bought the property three years ago for nearly $1.342 million.
Brett Combs and Mary Mac Capener of Compass are the listing agents.