Monday, May 27


Senior Chanelle Van Nguyen dropped her match 2-1 to her Texas A&M opponent in the 2013 NCAA semifinal after Van Nguyen was overwhelmed by cramps. The Sweet 16 matchup against the Aggies will be a chance for the Bruins to redeem that 4-3 defeat from two years ago. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Women’s tennis seeks redemption against Texas A&M in NCAA rematch

A quarterfinal berth, a chance to return to the title match and ultimately redemption. A third-round matchup in Waco, Texas, pits seventh-seeded UCLA (20-4) against 10th-seeded Texas A&M (17-5) in a rematch of the 2013 NCAA semifinal. Read more...

Photo: Senior Chanelle Van Nguyen dropped her match 2-1 to her Texas A&M opponent in the 2013 NCAA semifinal after Van Nguyen was overwhelmed by cramps. The Sweet 16 matchup against the Aggies will be a chance for the Bruins to redeem that 4-3 defeat from two years ago. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior Chanelle Van Nguyen dropped her match 2-1 to her Texas A&M opponent in the 2013 NCAA semifinal after Van Nguyen was overwhelmed by cramps. The Sweet 16 matchup against the Aggies will be a chance for the Bruins to redeem that 4-3 defeat from two years ago. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)


Freshman Kristin Wiley said that she is excited for the upcoming Pac-12 championship and NCAA Tournament. The women's tennis rookie stepped in for her injured teammates earlier in the season.

Defending champions face postseason with replenished squad

In the wave of injuries that at one point left the women’s tennis team with only two healthy starters, coach Stella Sampras Webster saw a bright spot. Read more...

Photo: Freshman Kristin Wiley said that she is excited for the upcoming Pac-12 championship and NCAA Tournament. The women's tennis rookie stepped in for her injured teammates earlier in the season.

Freshman Kristin Wiley said that she is excited for the upcoming Pac-12 championship and NCAA Tournament. The women's tennis rookie stepped in for her injured teammates earlier in the season.


The UCLA women's tennis coaches said that no one is more reliable in big matches than senior Chanelle Van Nguyen. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior Chanelle Van Nguyen’s tenacity shines in spotlight

After hours of grueling and physical play between rivals UCLA and USC, the spotlight shone on senior Chanelle Van Nguyen. Even with cameras following her and fans watching her every step, the veteran player paid them no attention. Read more...

Photo: The UCLA women's tennis coaches said that no one is more reliable in big matches than senior Chanelle Van Nguyen. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The UCLA women's tennis coaches said that no one is more reliable in big matches than senior Chanelle Van Nguyen. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior Kaitlin Ray started playing tennis at the age of four, tagging along with her older sister as a sidekick. Now a senior at UCLA, Ray has developed into a leader for one of the best collegiate teams in the nation. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Tennis player Kaitlin Ray follows her passions, develops into a leader

On a tennis court in Little Rock, Ark., a four-year-old girl stepped into the tennis world for the first time, tagging along as sidekick to her big sister. Read more...

Photo: Senior Kaitlin Ray started playing tennis at the age of four, tagging along with her older sister as a sidekick. Now a senior at UCLA, Ray has developed into a leader for one of the best collegiate teams in the nation. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior Kaitlin Ray started playing tennis at the age of four, tagging along with her older sister as a sidekick. Now a senior at UCLA, Ray has developed into a leader for one of the best collegiate teams in the nation. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)