Jan. 26, 2011
LOS ANGELES - The fifth-ranked UCLA women's tennis team will take a perfect 2-0 record into this weekend's qualifying for the USTA/ITA National Team Indoors, as the Bruins cruised to a 7-0 victory Loyola Marymount on Wednesday afternoon at the Los Angeles Tennis Center.
Senior Andrea Remynse led the way for UCLA in singles on Wednesday, as she didn't drop a single game en route to a 6-0, 6-0 victory over Elisaveta Pironkova at court No. 2. Remynse also teamed with Courtney Dolehide at the No. 1 doubles position, posting an 8-3 victory over LMU's Ashley Anderson/Miya Jin.
Junior Nina Pantic, who was injured for part of the fall and into the early part of January, made a successful return to action on Wednesday, notching a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Reka Rohonyi at court No. 6. She was also instrumental in doubles, teaming with McCall Jones at court No. 3 for an 8-2 win over Shauna Morgan and Melissa Valenzuela.
Other straight-set singles winners for UCLA on the day were Jones (court No. 1), Dolehide (court No. 2) and Pamela Montez (court No. 4). Carling Seguso was victorious after a 10-point tiebreaker at court No. 5.
The Los Angeles Tennis Center is one of the host sites for the 2011 ITA Kick-Off Weekend, running Friday thru Sunday at college campuses throughout the country. The Bruins open up against San Diego on Saturday at Noon. If they win, they will play the winner of Sacramento State and Pepperdine on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. The ITA Kick-Off Weekend is a qualifying event for the USTA/ITA National Team Indoors, Feb. 18-21 in Charlottesville, Va.
#5 UCLA 7, LMU 0
Jan 26, 2011 at Los Angeles, CA (Los Angeles Tennis Center)
1. #57 Dolehide/Remynse (UCLA) def. Anderson/Jin (LMU) 8-3 2. Montez/Seguso (UCLA) def. Pironkova/Rohonyi (LMU) 8-1 3. Jones/Pantic (UCLA) def. Shauna Morgan/Melissa Valenzuela (LMU) 8-2 Singles
1. McCall Jones (UCLA) def. April Bisharat (LMU) 6-1, 6-4 2. Andrea Remynse (UCLA) def. Elisaveta Pironkova (LMU) 6-0, 6-0 3. #36 Courtney Dolehide (UCLA) def. Estelle LaPorte (LMU) 6-2, 6-0 4. Pamela Montez (UCLA) def. Ashley Anderson (LMU) 6-2, 6-1 5. Carling Seguso (UCLA) def. Miya Jin (LMU) 4-6, 6-1, 1-0 (10-3) 6. Nina Pantic (UCLA) def. Reka Rohonyi (LMU) 6-1, 6-1 Match Notes
LMU 0-2 UCLA 2-0; National ranking #5 Order of finish: Doubles (2,3,1); Singles (6,2,3,1,5,4)