Monday, July 15

Sophomore Maxime Cressy had four match points on Texas A&M's Valentin Vacherot's serve Thursday, but couldnt convert on any of them. Cressy eventually served out his match, winning 6-4, 6-3, to put UCLA into the NCAA quarterfinals. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)

Men’s tennis defeats Texas A&M, advances to NCAA quarterfinal

ATHENS, Georgia — Maxime Cressy had five chances to close out his match against Texas A&M’s Valentin Vacherot. He needed all of them. The sophomore’s first four match points all came on Vacherot’s serve, but the Aggie freshman denied him each time, behind a flurry of service winners and forehand winners. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Maxime Cressy had four match points on Texas A&M's Valentin Vacherot's serve Thursday, but couldnt convert on any of them. Cressy eventually served out his match, winning 6-4, 6-3, to put UCLA into the NCAA quarterfinals. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore Maxime Cressy had four match points on Texas A&M's Valentin Vacherot's serve Thursday, but couldnt convert on any of them. Cressy eventually served out his match, winning 6-4, 6-3, to put UCLA into the NCAA quarterfinals. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)

Coach Billy Martin has led the Bruins to the NCAA round of 16 in every year of his tenure, with UCLA defeating Stanford last year before falling to Oklahoma in the quarterfinal. This year, the Bruins will face Texas A&M. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Men’s tennis to face off against Texas A&M in NCAA round of 16

Six of the eight NCAA Division I Men’s Tennis Championships’ round of 16 showdowns are rematches of previous dual matches that happened this season. UCLA is one of the four teams without that luxury. Read more...

Photo: Coach Billy Martin has led the Bruins to the NCAA round of 16 in every year of his tenure, with UCLA defeating Stanford last year before falling to Oklahoma in the quarterfinal. This year, the Bruins will face Texas A&M. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Coach Billy Martin has led the Bruins to the NCAA round of 16 in every year of his tenure, with UCLA defeating Stanford last year before falling to Oklahoma in the quarterfinal. This year, the Bruins will face Texas A&M. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Senior Kelly Claes (left) and senior Sara Hughes (right) led the Trojans to their second NCAA title victory. Claes and Hughes also captured the inaugural USAV Beach Collegiate Pairs Championship. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Around the League: Four Pac-12 teams reach men’s tennis NCAA Tournament round of 16

While Bruin athletes continue competing in Westwood, here’s a look at some of the biggest news from the rest of the Pac-12. Beach volleyball Grant Sugimura, assistant Sports editor For the second straight year, No. Read more...

Photo: Senior Kelly Claes (left) and senior Sara Hughes (right) led the Trojans to their second NCAA title victory. Claes and Hughes also captured the inaugural USAV Beach Collegiate Pairs Championship. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior Kelly Claes (left) and senior Sara Hughes (right) led the Trojans to their second NCAA title victory. Claes and Hughes also captured the inaugural USAV Beach Collegiate Pairs Championship. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior Logan Staggs cruised to two straight-set victories at No. 3 singles this weekend, defeating Army's Grant Riechmann 6-0, 6-3 and Ole Miss' Tim Sandkaulen 6-2, 6-1. Against Army, Staggs also teamed with junior Austin Rapp for a 6-1 victory at No. 2 doubles. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)

Men’s tennis takes down Army, Mississippi at NCAA Tournament

This weekend captured why UCLA men’s tennis coach Billy Martin believes in his team. One day before the start of the NCAA Tournament, the team announced that senior Gage Brymer, the Bruins’ No. Read more...

Photo: Junior Logan Staggs cruised to two straight-set victories at No. 3 singles this weekend, defeating Army's Grant Riechmann 6-0, 6-3 and Ole Miss' Tim Sandkaulen 6-2, 6-1. Against Army, Staggs also teamed with junior Austin Rapp for a 6-1 victory at No. 2 doubles. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)

Junior Logan Staggs cruised to two straight-set victories at No. 3 singles this weekend, defeating Army's Grant Riechmann 6-0, 6-3 and Ole Miss' Tim Sandkaulen 6-2, 6-1. Against Army, Staggs also teamed with junior Austin Rapp for a 6-1 victory at No. 2 doubles. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)

Senior Gage Brymer will miss the NCAA Tournament after UCLA Athletics announced he underwent an upper body medical procedure Tuesday. Brymer is expected to make a full recovery, per UCLA Athletics. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Gage Brymer ends collegiate tennis career early after upper body surgery

Senior Gage Brymer’s collegiate career is over. UCLA Athletics announced Thursday afternoon that Brymer underwent a season-ending upper body medical procedure, which will force him to miss the NCAA Tournament. Read more...

Photo: Senior Gage Brymer will miss the NCAA Tournament after UCLA Athletics announced he underwent an upper body medical procedure Tuesday. Brymer is expected to make a full recovery, per UCLA Athletics. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Senior Gage Brymer will miss the NCAA Tournament after UCLA Athletics announced he underwent an upper body medical procedure Tuesday. Brymer is expected to make a full recovery, per UCLA Athletics. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Logan Staggs completed UCLA's lone three-set victory Saturday night against USC. The junior defeated Jack Jaede 3-6, 7-5, 6-0 to bring the Bruins within one, but they couldn't complete the comeback, eventually losing 4-3.
(Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

Men’s tennis loses close game to USC in Pac-12 championship final

Saturday was a night built for comebacks for UCLA men’s tennis. UCLA lost the doubles point to go down 1-0 and immediately followed that by losing four of the six first sets in singles. Read more...

Photo: Logan Staggs completed UCLA's lone three-set victory Saturday night against USC. The junior defeated Jack Jaede 3-6, 7-5, 6-0 to bring the Bruins within one, but they couldn't complete the comeback, eventually losing 4-3. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

Logan Staggs completed UCLA's lone three-set victory Saturday night against USC. The junior defeated Jack Jaede 3-6, 7-5, 6-0 to bring the Bruins within one, but they couldn't complete the comeback, eventually losing 4-3.
(Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

UCLA dropped a 4-3 match to Oregon at the Pac-12 quarterfinals Thursday afternoon. Sophomore Gabby Andrews was neck-and-neck with her opponent before falling in three sets. (Erin Rice/Daily Bruin)

Women’s tennis eliminated from Pac-12 championship with loss to Oregon

Winner take all. UCLA women’s tennis came down to the last singles court for the third consecutive match. And like the previous two times, the Bruins (13-8, 7-4 Pac-12) fell short, losing 4-3 to the Oregon Ducks (14-9, 7-4) in the quarterfinal of the Pac-12 championship Thursday afternoon. Read more...

Photo: UCLA dropped a 4-3 match to Oregon at the Pac-12 quarterfinals Thursday afternoon. Sophomore Gabby Andrews was neck-and-neck with her opponent before falling in three sets. (Erin Rice/Daily Bruin)

UCLA dropped a 4-3 match to Oregon at the Pac-12 quarterfinals Thursday afternoon. Sophomore Gabby Andrews was neck-and-neck with her opponent before falling in three sets. (Erin Rice/Daily Bruin)


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