Tuesday, June 18

Senior Karue Sell has one more chance to win an NCAA championship. The No. 2 Bruins kick off the tournament against Weber State. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

No. 2 men’s tennis to begin NCAA Tournament with Weber State matchup

The Pac-12 champions sauntered around the Sunset Canyon Recreation Center tennis courts Tuesday. In between serves and practice sets, the men’s tennis team joked and laughed – confidence seemed to be in no short supply. Read more...

Photo: Senior Karue Sell has one more chance to win an NCAA championship. The No. 2 Bruins kick off the tournament against Weber State. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior Karue Sell has one more chance to win an NCAA championship. The No. 2 Bruins kick off the tournament against Weber State. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Construction on a new basketball center has pushed the tennis teams away from playing matches at the Los Angeles Tennis Center. (Korbin Placet/Daily Bruin senior staff)

No. 2 UCLA men’s tennis to open NCAA tournament at Sunset Rec

Home court advantage feels a little bit awkward for the Bruins heading into the NCAAs this season. No. 2 UCLA men’s tennis will host the first two rounds of the 2016 NCAA Division I Men’s Tennis Championship at the Sunset Canyon Recreation Center tennis courts starting May 19. Read more...

Photo: Construction on a new basketball center has pushed the tennis teams away from playing matches at the Los Angeles Tennis Center. (Korbin Placet/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Construction on a new basketball center has pushed the tennis teams away from playing matches at the Los Angeles Tennis Center. (Korbin Placet/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior Joseph Di Giulio battled back to beat J.T. Nishimura of Cal 3-6, 7-6(6), 6-3. Di Giulio was down 4-0 in the second set tie-breaker before winning 5 points in a row on the path to win the set. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

UCLA men’s tennis claims Pac-12 title with win over Cal

For the third time in four years, the Bruins are at the top of the podium. No. 2 UCLA men’s tennis took down No. 16 California 4-1 in a dogfight Saturday evening to win the Pac-12 tournament championship in Ojai, California. Read more...

Photo: Junior Joseph Di Giulio battled back to beat J.T. Nishimura of Cal 3-6, 7-6(6), 6-3. Di Giulio was down 4-0 in the second set tie-breaker before winning 5 points in a row on the path to win the set. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Junior Joseph Di Giulio battled back to beat J.T. Nishimura of Cal 3-6, 7-6(6), 6-3. Di Giulio was down 4-0 in the second set tie-breaker before winning 5 points in a row on the path to win the set. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Mackie McDonald heads into the Pac-12 Championship tournament undefeated in conference play. The junior holds a 11-1 singles record on the season. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Men’s tennis looks to improve doubles play in Pac-12 semifinal

The Bruins fought all season for the top. Now it’s their chance to take the conference throne. But that’s no easy task. No. 2 UCLA men’s tennis will face a gauntlet of talent as it plays for the Pac-12 championship title in Ojai, California, over the weekend. Read more...

Photo: Mackie McDonald heads into the Pac-12 Championship tournament undefeated in conference play. The junior holds a 11-1 singles record on the season. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Mackie McDonald heads into the Pac-12 Championship tournament undefeated in conference play. The junior holds a 11-1 singles record on the season. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore Logan Staggs transferred to UCLA from Northwestern to be closer to his father, who was diagnosed with prostate cancer last spring. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA men’s tennis allows player to come home, be closer to father

Logan Staggs’ phone rang. It was his father, Michael. Staggs, a freshman on the Northwestern men’s tennis team, had just returned from Norman, Oklahoma, after getting trounced 4-1 by the No. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Logan Staggs transferred to UCLA from Northwestern to be closer to his father, who was diagnosed with prostate cancer last spring. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Sophomore Logan Staggs transferred to UCLA from Northwestern to be closer to his father, who was diagnosed with prostate cancer last spring. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Junior Joseph Di Giulio notched a win for the Bruins in his doubles victory with senior Karue Sell. The duo beat Arizona's doubles team 6-3 and Utah's 6-4.

No. 4 Bruins blank Arizona and Utah to advance to 6-0 in Pac-12

By one match, the Bruins are the team to beat in the Pac-12. No. 4 UCLA men’s tennis blanked the Arizona Wildcats 4-0 Friday in Tucson, Arizona, and the Utah Utes 4-0 Sunday in Salt Lake City, Utah. Read more...

Photo: Junior Joseph Di Giulio notched a win for the Bruins in his doubles victory with senior Karue Sell. The duo beat Arizona's doubles team 6-3 and Utah's 6-4.

Junior Joseph Di Giulio notched a win for the Bruins in his doubles victory with senior Karue Sell. The duo beat Arizona's doubles team 6-3 and Utah's 6-4.

Junior Mackenzie McDonald addressed the teams doubles struggles, but is confident the Bruins can return to success they experienced early in the season.

Men’s tennis lags in doubles play as season advances

Singles make the headlines. But doubles win championships. No. 4 UCLA men’s tennis has dropped the doubles point in three of its last four dual matches against Oregon, Stanford and California. Read more...

Photo: Junior Mackenzie McDonald addressed the teams doubles struggles, but is confident the Bruins can return to success they experienced early in the season.

Junior Mackenzie McDonald addressed the teams doubles struggles, but is confident the Bruins can return to success they experienced early in the season.