Saturday, September 22

Ena Shibahara took home her doubles match over Ole Miss with junior Alaina Miller on court three. In singles, the sophomore played in her first top-10 matchup of the season on court one and it went unfinished in the third set. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Women’s tennis sees Sweet 16 success with takedown of Ole Miss

Same team, but very different result. No. 12-seeded UCLA women’s tennis (23-5, 9-1 Pac-12) defeated No. 5-seeded Ole Miss (22-7, 9-4 SEC) 4-1 in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament after losing to them 4-3 in February. Read more...

Photo: Ena Shibahara took home her doubles match over Ole Miss with junior Alaina Miller on court three. In singles, the sophomore played in her first top-10 matchup of the season on court one and it went unfinished in the third set. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Ena Shibahara took home her doubles match over Ole Miss with junior Alaina Miller on court three. In singles, the sophomore played in her first top-10 matchup of the season on court one and it went unfinished in the third set. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

In the Bruins' match against the Landsharks earlier this season, freshman Abi Altick was one of two players to win their singles match. UCLA will get a rematch against Ole Miss on Thursday in the Sweet 16. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Women’s tennis to play Ole Miss for second time this season at NCAAs

The Bruins are in a position they haven’t been in since 2015 – the NCAA Sweet 16. No. 12-seeded UCLA women’s tennis (22-5, 9-1 Pac-12) will face No. Read more...

Photo: In the Bruins' match against the Landsharks earlier this season, freshman Abi Altick was one of two players to win their singles match. UCLA will get a rematch against Ole Miss on Thursday in the Sweet 16. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

In the Bruins' match against the Landsharks earlier this season, freshman Abi Altick was one of two players to win their singles match. UCLA will get a rematch against Ole Miss on Thursday in the Sweet 16. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Junior Alaina Miller was added to the doubles lineup on court three earlier this year with sophomore Ena Shibahara. The pair had only one practice together before their first match, but now posts a 17-1 overall record on the year. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Search for ace doubles pairs continues to fully utilize talents of women’s tennis

The doubles point is the first a collegiate tennis team can earn in a match – and often the most important. After dropping the doubles point in three of its first five dual matches of the season, No. Read more...

Photo: Junior Alaina Miller was added to the doubles lineup on court three earlier this year with sophomore Ena Shibahara. The pair had only one practice together before their first match, but now posts a 17-1 overall record on the year. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Junior Alaina Miller was added to the doubles lineup on court three earlier this year with sophomore Ena Shibahara. The pair had only one practice together before their first match, but now posts a 17-1 overall record on the year. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Junior Ayan Broomfield clinched the doubles point for UCLA with junior Gabby Andrews. With a 1-0 lead, the Bruins went on to sweep Baylor and will advance to the Sweet 16 to face the Mississippi Ole Miss. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

UCLA women’s tennis sweeps Baylor in second round of NCAA tournament

The Bruins looked to redeem themselves from last year’s second-round loss in the NCAA tournament – and they did just that. No. 12-seeded UCLA women’s tennis (22-5, 9-1 Pac-12) swept unseeded Baylor (18-14, 4-5 Big 12) in the second round of the NCAA tournament at the Los Angeles Tennis Center Saturday evening. Read more...

Photo: Junior Ayan Broomfield clinched the doubles point for UCLA with junior Gabby Andrews. With a 1-0 lead, the Bruins went on to sweep Baylor and will advance to the Sweet 16 to face the Mississippi Ole Miss. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Junior Ayan Broomfield clinched the doubles point for UCLA with junior Gabby Andrews. With a 1-0 lead, the Bruins went on to sweep Baylor and will advance to the Sweet 16 to face the Mississippi Ole Miss. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore Ena Shibahara clinched the win for the Bruins with a singles victory on court one. UCLA will advance to the second round and take on Baylor on Saturday. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Women’s tennis sweeps Fresno State in first round of NCAA tournament

For the second time this season, the Bruins swept the Bulldogs. And this time, it meant keeping their season alive. No. 12-seeded UCLA women’s tennis (21-5) defeated Fresno State (12-13) 4-0 in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Ena Shibahara clinched the win for the Bruins with a singles victory on court one. UCLA will advance to the second round and take on Baylor on Saturday. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore Ena Shibahara clinched the win for the Bruins with a singles victory on court one. UCLA will advance to the second round and take on Baylor on Saturday. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Jada Hart will begin her second NCAA tournament Friday as the Bruins face the Fresno State Bulldogs at home. This season, the redshirt sophomore has recorded a 25-10 singles record, playing primarily on court two. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Bruins prepare for first round of NCAA tournament on home court

This weekend is what the Bruins have been working toward all year long. No. 14 UCLA women’s tennis (20-5, 9-1 Pac-12) heads into the first round of the NCAA tournament Friday. Read more...

Photo: Jada Hart will begin her second NCAA tournament Friday as the Bruins face the Fresno State Bulldogs at home. This season, the redshirt sophomore has recorded a 25-10 singles record, playing primarily on court two. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Jada Hart will begin her second NCAA tournament Friday as the Bruins face the Fresno State Bulldogs at home. This season, the redshirt sophomore has recorded a 25-10 singles record, playing primarily on court two. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Ena Shibahara's singles ranking dropped into the doubles digits in January after starting the season ranked No. 1. The sophomore has now won five consecutive singles matches as the Bruins head into the NCAA tournament. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Tennis player Ena Shibahara regains footing after dropping in rankings

Ena Shibahara was the No. 1 singles player in the nation for the entire fall season – but her dominance didn’t last. Her ranking dropped into the double digits in January. Read more...

Photo: Ena Shibahara's singles ranking dropped into the doubles digits in January after starting the season ranked No. 1. The sophomore has now won five consecutive singles matches as the Bruins head into the NCAA tournament. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Ena Shibahara's singles ranking dropped into the doubles digits in January after starting the season ranked No. 1. The sophomore has now won five consecutive singles matches as the Bruins head into the NCAA tournament. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)


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