Friday, December 14

Junior Austin Rapp is one of four Bruins undefeated this season in singles. He swept both of his matches against Grand Canyon and UCSB at court six while dropping only seven games combined. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Men’s tennis looks to step up play at ITA kickoff weekend

UCLA men’s tennis didn’t lose its first doubles point last year until its sixth match, against then-No. 1 Virginia. It happened in the second dual match of this season against unranked UCSB. Read more...

Photo: Junior Austin Rapp is one of four Bruins undefeated this season in singles. He swept both of his matches against Grand Canyon and UCSB at court six while dropping only seven games combined. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Junior Austin Rapp is one of four Bruins undefeated this season in singles. He swept both of his matches against Grand Canyon and UCSB at court six while dropping only seven games combined. (Daily Bruin file photo)


Former Bruin Jennifer Brady, who entered the Australian Open ranked No. 116 in the world and with only two career main tour wins, upset the tournament's No. 14 seed en route to the fourth round. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Alum Jennifer Brady pulls off big upset at Australian Open qualifiers

Jennifer Brady had only two career wins on the Women’s Tennis Association’s main tour heading into the Australian Open. The former Bruin, ranked No. 116 in singles, more than doubled that win total after one week at the year’s first Grand Slam tournament in Melbourne. Read more...

Photo: Former Bruin Jennifer Brady, who entered the Australian Open ranked No. 116 in the world and with only two career main tour wins, upset the tournament's No. 14 seed en route to the fourth round. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Former Bruin Jennifer Brady, who entered the Australian Open ranked No. 116 in the world and with only two career main tour wins, upset the tournament's No. 14 seed en route to the fourth round. (Daily Bruin file photo)

In his first singles action this season, senior Joseph Di Giulio, ranked No. 90 in the country, defeated UCSB's Chase Masciorini 6-2, 6-3. (Erin Rice/Daily Bruin)

UCLA men’s tennis triumphs over UCSB 5-2 despite doubles adjustments

Coach Billy Martin expected a battle, and he got one. While Arizona men’s basketball put the finishing touches on its upset in Pauley Pavilion, another one was brewing at the Sunset Canyon Recreation Center’s tennis courts. Read more...

Photo: In his first singles action this season, senior Joseph Di Giulio, ranked No. 90 in the country, defeated UCSB's Chase Masciorini 6-2, 6-3. (Erin Rice/Daily Bruin)

In his first singles action this season, senior Joseph Di Giulio, ranked No. 90 in the country, defeated UCSB's Chase Masciorini 6-2, 6-3. (Erin Rice/Daily Bruin)

Freshman Evan Zhu made his debut against Grand Canyon on Wednesday afternoon. He won his singles match in three sets and his doubles match with junior Martin Redlicki 6-2. (Courtesy of Don Liebig/ASUCLA)

Freshman Evan Zhu looks to be valuable asset to men’s tennis

Twelve days. That’s how long Evan Zhu spent on campus before he played No. 1 doubles and No. 3 singles in UCLA men’s tennis’ season-opening win over Grand Canyon. Read more...

Photo: Freshman Evan Zhu made his debut against Grand Canyon on Wednesday afternoon. He won his singles match in three sets and his doubles match with junior Martin Redlicki 6-2. (Courtesy of Don Liebig/ASUCLA)

Freshman Evan Zhu made his debut against Grand Canyon on Wednesday afternoon. He won his singles match in three sets and his doubles match with junior Martin Redlicki 6-2. (Courtesy of Don Liebig/ASUCLA)

Junior Martin Redlicki suffered back spasms midway into the first set of his singles match against Grand Canyon, but he recovered after getting treatment with a trainer and went on to win in straight sets. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Men’s tennis defeats Grand Canyon with 7-0 win in opening dual match

Martin Redlicki tried to chase down a crosscourt forehand but stopped dead in his tracks. He immediately grabbed his back. Redlicki, up 4-2 at the time, lost his mobility and was unable to return any shot more than an arm’s length away from him. Read more...

Photo: Junior Martin Redlicki suffered back spasms midway into the first set of his singles match against Grand Canyon, but he recovered after getting treatment with a trainer and went on to win in straight sets. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Junior Martin Redlicki suffered back spasms midway into the first set of his singles match against Grand Canyon, but he recovered after getting treatment with a trainer and went on to win in straight sets. (Daily Bruin file photo)



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