Thursday, October 17

Incoming UCLA women's tennis freshman Abby Forbes took home the doubles title in the USTA Billie Jean King Girls' 18s National Championship with her partner Alexa Noel. The tournament win gave Forbes and Noel a direct berth into the US Open women's doubles main draw. (Courtesy of UCLA Athletics)

Bruins abound at US Open as former and current UCLA tennis players take to court

NEW YORK — The 2019 US Open will feature a lot of Bruin blue and gold. Incoming UCLA’s women’s tennis freshman Abigail Forbes will compete, along with former Bruins Jennifer Brady and Abigail Spears. Read more...

Photo: Incoming UCLA women's tennis freshman Abby Forbes took home the doubles title in the USTA Billie Jean King Girls' 18s National Championship with her partner Alexa Noel. The tournament win gave Forbes and Noel a direct berth into the US Open women's doubles main draw. (Courtesy of UCLA Athletics)

Incoming UCLA women's tennis freshman Abby Forbes took home the doubles title in the USTA Billie Jean King Girls' 18s National Championship with her partner Alexa Noel. The tournament win gave Forbes and Noel a direct berth into the US Open women's doubles main draw. (Courtesy of UCLA Athletics)

Rising junior forward Michaela Onyenwere led Team USA to the women's basketball final of the Pan American Games. Team USA won the silver medal, one of the overall 293 medals Team USA won in Lima. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Bruins contribute to USA’s gold medal count at Pan American Games

Eight current and 10 former UCLA athletes represented teams from the United States, Canada, Mexico and Jamaica at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, from July 26 to Sunday. Read more...

Photo: Rising junior forward Michaela Onyenwere led Team USA to the women's basketball final of the Pan American Games. Team USA won the silver medal, one of the overall 293 medals Team USA won in Lima. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Rising junior forward Michaela Onyenwere led Team USA to the women's basketball final of the Pan American Games. Team USA won the silver medal, one of the overall 293 medals Team USA won in Lima. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Rising redshirt senior opposite hitter Brandon Rattray represented the Bruins on the United States' men's volleyball team in the World University Games. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

37 Bruin athletes represent United States in World University Games

Team USA’s roster for the World University Games had UCLA written all over it. The United States sent representatives for 15 sports to Naples, Italy to compete in the international tournament from July 3 through July 14. Read more...

Photo: Rising redshirt senior opposite hitter Brandon Rattray represented the Bruins on the United States' men's volleyball team in the World University Games. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Rising redshirt senior opposite hitter Brandon Rattray represented the Bruins on the United States' men's volleyball team in the World University Games. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Rising sophomore Govind Nanda and his partner Liam Draxl advanced to the finals of the Wimbledon boys' doubles draw, eventually losing to Jonas Forejtek and Jiri Lehecka of the Czech Republic, 7-5, 6-4. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Incoming women’s tennis player claims girls’ doubles title at Wimbledon

A Bruin was crowned doubles champion at arguably the most prestigious and historic tournament in the world of tennis. Rising UCLA women’s tennis freshman Abigail Forbes and her parter Savannah Broadus claimed the girls’ doubles title at Wimbledon – a Grand Slam tournament held annually during the summer at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London. Read more...

Photo: Rising sophomore Govind Nanda and his partner Liam Draxl advanced to the finals of the Wimbledon boys' doubles draw, eventually losing to Jonas Forejtek and Jiri Lehecka of the Czech Republic, 7-5, 6-4. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Rising sophomore Govind Nanda and his partner Liam Draxl advanced to the finals of the Wimbledon boys' doubles draw, eventually losing to Jonas Forejtek and Jiri Lehecka of the Czech Republic, 7-5, 6-4. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Miller played primarily at the No. 4 singles position and No. 3 doubles this year. Her senior year highlights included a seven-match win streak in singles to start the season, and an honorable mention Pac-12 All-Academic selection. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)

Senior signoffs: Through good times and bad, Alaina Miller thanks UCLA for opportunities to grow

Through the many highs and lows of attending a top university over the last four years, UCLA fostered an environment in which I was able to grow and mature. Read more...

Photo: Miller played primarily at the No. 4 singles position and No. 3 doubles this year. Her senior year highlights included a seven-match win streak in singles to start the season, and an honorable mention Pac-12 All-Academic selection. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)

Miller played primarily at the No. 4 singles position and No. 3 doubles this year. Her senior year highlights included a seven-match win streak in singles to start the season, and an honorable mention Pac-12 All-Academic selection. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)

UCLA men's tennis coach Billy Martin only signed one recruit, Drew Baird, who is rated No. 3 in the country. This marks Martin's third straight recruiting class with at least one blue-chip in the fold. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

UCLA tennis finds first three recruits for 2019-2020 season

Three new Bruin faces have committed to Westwood next year. Abigail Forbes from Raleigh, North Carolina, and Alexandra Vagramov from Port Moody, British Columbia – both with blue-chip status – will join UCLA women’s tennis. Read more...

Photo: UCLA men's tennis coach Billy Martin only signed one recruit, Drew Baird, who is rated No. 3 in the country. This marks Martin's third straight recruiting class with at least one blue-chip in the fold. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

UCLA men's tennis coach Billy Martin only signed one recruit, Drew Baird, who is rated No. 3 in the country. This marks Martin's third straight recruiting class with at least one blue-chip in the fold. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Seniors Gabby Andrews (left) and Ayan Broomfield (right) finished the season as NCAA doubles champions. The No. 3-seeded Bruins battled back from a first set loss to claim the title 5-7, 7-6 (6), 11-9 (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin).

Women’s tennis seniors crowned doubles champions of 2019 season

It was a fairytale ending for two of UCLA’s seniors. UCLA’s No. 3 seed senior duo of Gabby Andrews and Ayan Broomfield defeated Michigan’s unseeded Kate Fahey and Brienne Minor 5-7, 7-6 (6), 11-9 in the finals of the NCAA doubles championship to finish their collegiate tennis careers. Read more...

Photo: Seniors Gabby Andrews (left) and Ayan Broomfield (right) finished the season as NCAA doubles champions. The No. 3-seeded Bruins battled back from a first set loss to claim the title 5-7, 7-6 (6), 11-9 (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin).

Seniors Gabby Andrews (left) and Ayan Broomfield (right) finished the season as NCAA doubles champions. The No. 3-seeded Bruins battled back from a first set loss to claim the title 5-7, 7-6 (6), 11-9 (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin).


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