Friday, January 24

Men’s tennis prepares for Pepperdine match following narrow USC victory

The Bruins have a chance to continue their winning streak in midweek play. No. 13 UCLA men’s tennis (11-4, 4-0 Pac-12) will host Pepperdine (9-9, 3-2 West Coast Conference) at the Los Angeles Tennis Center on Tuesday. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt sophomore Connor Rapp has won four doubles matches so far this season for UCLA men’s tennis. His only singles victory came against Grand Canyon in February. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)


Men’s tennis earns first shutout victory of the season with win over LMU

The Bruins completed their first sweep of the season. No. 19 UCLA men’s tennis (8-4, 1-0 Pac-12) defeated Loyola Marymount (3-10, 1-0 WCC) 7-0 at Los Angeles Tennis Center after taking the courts for the first time in almost two weeks. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Keegan Smith posted one doubles win against Loyola Marymount with senior Maxime Cressy (not pictured), beating LMU’s duo of Nick Borchenko and Diego Nava. Smith also recorded a singles win, besting Borchenko 6-3, 6-2. (Daily Bruin file photo)


Men’s tennis opens conference play against Utah away from home

UCLA will start Pac-12 play on the road. No. 20 UCLA men’s tennis (5-4) will travel to Salt Lake City to face off against Utah (12-3) on Friday in its Pac-12 season opener. Read more...

Photo: Freshman Mathew Tsolakyan made his ITA singles ranking debut this week at No. 106 in the ITA rankings. Tsolakyan most recently defeated Grand Canyon’s Lucas Grego at No. 4 singles. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)


Freshman, assistant coach duo come out on top at doubles championship in La Jolla

A pair of Bruins emerged doubles champions in a break from ITA play. No. 23 UCLA men’s tennis (5-4) sent five doubles teams to the Pacific Coast Men’s Doubles Championship at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club in La Jolla, California. Read more...

Photo: Freshman Govind Nanda and assistant coach Rikus De Villiers teamed up and claimed the Pacific Coast Men’s Doubles Championship, defeating USC’s Brandon Holt and Riley Smith in the final. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)


Behind multiple comebacks, UCLA men’s tennis overcomes Grand Canyon

The Bruins’ lineup against the Antelopes didn’t contain any returning players from last year’s starting team. No. 23 UCLA men’s tennis (5-4) defeated Grand Canyon (6-3) by a score of 4-2 on Tuesday at the Los Angeles Tennis Center. Read more...

Photo: Freshman Govind Nanda played at the No. 1 singles spot for the first time in his UCLA tennis career, defeating Grand Canyon’s Lorenzo Fucile 6-3, 3-6, 6-2. Nanda has progressively moved up the singles order this season, beginning at No. 3 singles. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)


Men’s tennis to play against Grand Canyon, prepares for upcoming Pac-12 play

The Bruins haven’t dropped a point to Grand Canyon across the past two seasons. No. 14 UCLA men’s tennis (4-4) will face Grand Canyon (6-2) on Tuesday at the Los Angeles Tennis Center. Read more...

Photo: Junior Ben Goldberg said the Bruins are not underestimating Grand Canyon. Goldberg most recently faced USC’s Riley Smith at No. 4 singles, losing 6-1, 7-6 (3). (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)


Men’s tennis’ losing streak extends to 3 after falling to USC

The Bruins have lost three matches in the span of a week. No. 14 UCLA men’s tennis (4-4) fell to its crosstown rival No. 24 USC (7-5) by a score of 4-1 at Marks Tennis Stadium on Friday afternoon. Read more...

Photo: Freshman Govind Nanda stepped into the No. 1 doubles against USC and was the only Bruin to pick up a victory in singles, besting USC’s Laurens Verboven. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)



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