Monday, March 30

Boisterous crowd to motivate men’s tennis in Stanford rematch

UCLA men’s tennis was caught off guard last year when it traveled to Stanford. The Cardinal program just saw a change in head coach and staff after long-time coach John Whitlinger retired, and new coach Paul Goldstein wanted to bring an energetic crowd to the matches, much like the matches seen at Big 12 schools. Read more...

Photo: Junior Mackie McDonald and No. 4 UCLA return to Stanford after a 4-3 upset loss to the Cardinal last year. The Bruins are ready to face a rowdy crowd and six top-ranked Cardinal players with their own top singles players. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA men’s tennis victorious with 7-0 win over Anteaters

Billy Martin wasn’t satisfied with his players’ performance. Following a semifinal appearance at the ITA Division I Men’s National Team Indoor Championships in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend, the coach expected more out of the No. Read more...

Photo: Junior Gage Brymer won straight sets Saturday morning, defeating UC Irvine’s Tyler Pham 6-3, 6-1. UCLA swept the match, winning 7-0 and improving to 8-2 for the season. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

ITA indoors serves as barometer for men’s tennis’ chances at nationals

No one can predict the future, but for the UCLA men’s tennis team, last weekend’s ITA Division I Men’s Team Indoor Championship was an important barometer going into the rest of the season and the NCAA Tournament. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Austin Rapp is confident that if the Bruins continue to play the way they’re playing, UCLA will make the postseason. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Men’s tennis begins ITA Indoor Championships against Georgia

The UCLA men’s tennis team had a change of scenery when it went to warm up before Thursday morning’s practice. Gone were the bright green tennis balls bouncing against the blue hardcourt. Read more...

Photo: Junior Mackie McDonald suffered his first lost of season a few days ago against Virginia’s Ryan Shane in straight sets. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Men’s tennis finds confidence in doubles for No. 1 Virginia game

For the first time this season, Billy Martin seems nervous. The men’s tennis coach is anxious about his team flying cross country to face defending NCAA champion and current No. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Martin Redlicki said that he grew up training with a lot of the Virginia tennis players at the USTA Training Center in Florida. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA men’s tennis defeats Georgia with return of ace Mackie McDonald

Heavy rain may have cancelled Sunday’s matches, but it’s going to take a lot more to cool down the UCLA men’s tennis team. In a highly anticipated matchup, No. Read more...

Photo: Junior Mackie McDonald fought back after losing his first set, eventually winning his match 2-6, 6-4. 6-2. Saturday was McDonald’s first competition since December, when he injured his wrist. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

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