Tuesday, August 21

Karue Sell dropped a close first set tiebreaker before storming back to win 6-7, 6-3, 6-0. The senior clinched a quarterfinal berth for No. 3-seeded UCLA after its 4-2 win over Stanford. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

UCLA men’s tennis defeats Stanford to advance to NCAA quarterfinal

Senior Karue Sell barely lost his first set tiebreaker, so he changed his shirt, seeking a change in fortune. It worked. Sell lost just three games the rest of the match, defeating Stanford’s Nolan Paige, 6-7, 6-3, 6-0, to seal UCLA’s win over Stanford. Read more...

Photo: Karue Sell dropped a close first set tiebreaker before storming back to win 6-7, 6-3, 6-0. The senior clinched a quarterfinal berth for No. 3-seeded UCLA after its 4-2 win over Stanford. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Karue Sell dropped a close first set tiebreaker before storming back to win 6-7, 6-3, 6-0. The senior clinched a quarterfinal berth for No. 3-seeded UCLA after its 4-2 win over Stanford. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)


UCLA baseball coach John Savage's team is in danger of missing the NCAA Tournament, as the Bruins' RPI is at 89 with only six games remaining. (Mackenzie Posse/Daily Bruin)

Around the League: Pac-12 rowing represents at NCAA championships, baseball struggles

While Bruin athletes continue competing in Westwood, here’s a look at some of the biggest news from the rest of the Pac-12. Pac-12 in lull as College World Series approaches If the rankings are any indication, it’s not hard to tell that Pac-12 baseball is having a down year. Read more...

Photo: UCLA baseball coach John Savage's team is in danger of missing the NCAA Tournament, as the Bruins' RPI is at 89 with only six games remaining. (Mackenzie Posse/Daily Bruin)

UCLA baseball coach John Savage's team is in danger of missing the NCAA Tournament, as the Bruins' RPI is at 89 with only six games remaining. (Mackenzie Posse/Daily Bruin)

No. 3 UCLA swept Weber State and USD to reach the round of 16. A fourth meeting with Stanford stands between them and a quarterfinal berth. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Q&A: Blogger Bobby Knight talks NCAA Men’s Tennis Tournament

The 2016 NCAA Division I Men’s Tennis Tournament is underway, with the round of 16 set to begin Friday in Tulsa, Oklahoma. No. 3-seed UCLA takes on Stanford after defeating Weber State and University of San Diego in the first two rounds, so Daily Bruin Sports held a Q&A with college tennis blogger Bobby Knight to discuss his thoughts on the bracket and predictions for the tournament. Read more...

Photo: No. 3 UCLA swept Weber State and USD to reach the round of 16. A fourth meeting with Stanford stands between them and a quarterfinal berth. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

No. 3 UCLA swept Weber State and USD to reach the round of 16. A fourth meeting with Stanford stands between them and a quarterfinal berth. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Senior Karue Sell routed USD’s Jaan Kononov 6-0, 6-1, in under an hour to secure UCLA’s first singles point. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA men’s tennis advances to NCAA Tournament round of 16

The streaks live on. UCLA men’s tennis has advanced to the NCAA Tournament round of 16 every year since the tournament expanded in 1996 and extended its winning streak to 17 after a pair of 4-0 wins over the Weber State Wildcats and University of San Diego Toreros. Read more...

Photo: Senior Karue Sell routed USD’s Jaan Kononov 6-0, 6-1, in under an hour to secure UCLA’s first singles point. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior Karue Sell routed USD’s Jaan Kononov 6-0, 6-1, in under an hour to secure UCLA’s first singles point. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore Martin Redlicki originally committed to Duke to join his older brother on the tennis team, but after his brother had a falling out with the Blue Devils' coach, the younger Redlicki signed with UCLA. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Duke’s loss of men’s tennis standout Martin Redlicki is UCLA’s gain

It was arguably the biggest stage so far in Martin Redlicki’s life. He was serving at match point in the finals of the 2013 U.S. Open Junior Boys’ Doubles Championship, one of the four Grand Slam tournaments, after a Cinderella run that included upsetting the No. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Martin Redlicki originally committed to Duke to join his older brother on the tennis team, but after his brother had a falling out with the Blue Devils' coach, the younger Redlicki signed with UCLA. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Sophomore Martin Redlicki originally committed to Duke to join his older brother on the tennis team, but after his brother had a falling out with the Blue Devils' coach, the younger Redlicki signed with UCLA. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)