Tuesday, November 20

Senior Martin Redlicki and sophomore Evan Zhu won the NCAA doubles title after defeating a pair from Ohio State in three sets. Redlicki also competed in the NCAA singles tournament as the No. 1 overall seed, but fell short in the Final Four. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Men’s tennis wins doubles championship, women’s tennis falls short

The Bruins are doubles champions. Senior Martin Redlicki and sophomore Evan Zhu of UCLA men’s tennis defeated Ohio State’s Martin Joyce and Mikael Torpegaard 6-7, 7-6, 11-9 to win UCLA’s thirteenth NCAA men’s doubles championship in program history. Read more...

Photo: Senior Martin Redlicki and sophomore Evan Zhu won the NCAA doubles title after defeating a pair from Ohio State in three sets. Redlicki also competed in the NCAA singles tournament as the No. 1 overall seed, but fell short in the Final Four. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Senior Martin Redlicki and sophomore Evan Zhu won the NCAA doubles title after defeating a pair from Ohio State in three sets. Redlicki also competed in the NCAA singles tournament as the No. 1 overall seed, but fell short in the Final Four. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Senior Martin Redlicki posted a 25-6 record on court one for UCLA men's tennis this season. Despite falling short of advancing to the NCAA championship match, Redlicki said he left everything on the court, he said. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Men’s tennis celebrates camaraderie despite NCAA semifinal loss

The nation’s top-ranked singles player sat alone on the court one bench with his head in his hands, after dropping just his sixth match this season. Read more...

Photo: Senior Martin Redlicki posted a 25-6 record on court one for UCLA men's tennis this season. Despite falling short of advancing to the NCAA championship match, Redlicki said he left everything on the court, he said. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Senior Martin Redlicki posted a 25-6 record on court one for UCLA men's tennis this season. Despite falling short of advancing to the NCAA championship match, Redlicki said he left everything on the court, he said. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)


In the third set, senior Martin Redlicki defeated USC's Brandon Holt in singles on court one to clinch the win for the Bruins. UCLA will advance to the semifinals of the NCAA tournament and face either Ohio State or Mississippi. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Men’s tennis defeats USC in close match, moves on to NCAA semifinals

And then there were four. No. 2-seeded UCLA men’s tennis (30-2, 8-0 Pac-12) defeated No. 10-seeded USC (20-9, 6-2) 4-3 at Wake Forest’s Leighton Family Courts to reach the NCAA tournament semifinals. Read more...

Photo: In the third set, senior Martin Redlicki defeated USC's Brandon Holt in singles on court one to clinch the win for the Bruins. UCLA will advance to the semifinals of the NCAA tournament and face either Ohio State or Mississippi. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

In the third set, senior Martin Redlicki defeated USC's Brandon Holt in singles on court one to clinch the win for the Bruins. UCLA will advance to the semifinals of the NCAA tournament and face either Ohio State or Mississippi. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Freshman Keegan Smith clinched the match for the Bruins with an ace on court three. UCLA will advance to the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament and take on USC. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Men’s tennis achieves smooth Sweet 16 victory against Michigan

A rain delay and venue change didn’t phase the Bruins. No. 2-seeded UCLA men’s tennis (29-2, 8-0 Pac-12) defeated No. 15-seeded Michigan 4-2 (25-9, 8-2 Big Ten) at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s indoor facility to advance to the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament. Read more...

Photo: Freshman Keegan Smith clinched the match for the Bruins with an ace on court three. UCLA will advance to the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament and take on USC. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Freshman Keegan Smith clinched the match for the Bruins with an ace on court three. UCLA will advance to the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament and take on USC. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Maxime Cressy has been named Pac-12 Player of the Week three times this year and posts an overall 31-6 singles record. The junior will compete in singles and play with freshman Bryce Pereira in doubles as the Bruins take on Michigan in the Sweet 16 on Friday. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)

UCLA men’s tennis prepares for potential indoor match against Michigan

The Bruins may face a familiar challenge in the Sweet 16. Due to rain, No. 2-seeded UCLA men’s tennis (28-2, 8-0 Pac-12) has been preparing on the indoor courts at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s campus for Friday’s matchup against No-15 seeded Michigan (22-5, 8-2 Big Ten). Read more...

Photo: Maxime Cressy has been named Pac-12 Player of the Week three times this year and posts an overall 31-6 singles record. The junior will compete in singles and play with freshman Bryce Pereira in doubles as the Bruins take on Michigan in the Sweet 16 on Friday. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)

Maxime Cressy has been named Pac-12 Player of the Week three times this year and posts an overall 31-6 singles record. The junior will compete in singles and play with freshman Bryce Pereira in doubles as the Bruins take on Michigan in the Sweet 16 on Friday. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)

The 2018 season marks coach Billy Martin's 25th as head honcho of UCLA men's tennis, and his 35th season as a member of the Bruins' staff. He's on the road to 600 career wins, and he'll make a stop at this year's NCAA tournament with 574 in his pocket. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Wang’s Word: Men’s tennis success reflective of coach Billy Martin’s smashing career

When you think of sports dynasties, the coach and the team become nearly synonymous. Nick Saban and Alabama football. Mike Krzyzewski and Duke men’s basketball. Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots. Read more...

Photo: The 2018 season marks coach Billy Martin's 25th as head honcho of UCLA men's tennis, and his 35th season as a member of the Bruins' staff. He's on the road to 600 career wins, and he'll make a stop at this year's NCAA tournament with 574 in his pocket. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The 2018 season marks coach Billy Martin's 25th as head honcho of UCLA men's tennis, and his 35th season as a member of the Bruins' staff. He's on the road to 600 career wins, and he'll make a stop at this year's NCAA tournament with 574 in his pocket. (Daily Bruin file photo)


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