Both Tennis Teams Ranked Top 5 Nationally

Jan. 3, 2013

LOS ANGELES - The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its first rankings of the 2013 season on Thursday and the UCLA women's tennis team checks in at No. 2 nationally. The UCLA men are ranked No. 3.

NATIONAL RANKINGS: Women | Men

The UCLA men are ranked just behind No. 1 Virginia and No. 2 USC. Individually, Marcos Giron checks in at No. 12 in singles, followed by Dennis Mkrtchian at No. 41. The men do not have any doubles teams listed in the rankings.

MEN'S INDIVIDUAL RANKINGS: Singles | Doubles

The Billy Martin led Bruins up the 2013 dual-match season by hosting UCSB on Jan. 23 at 1:30 p.m.

The Bruin women, who advanced to the NCAA Final in 2012 and finished the season with a 23-6 overall record, debut in the rankings behind the top-ranked Florida Gators, who claimed their second-straight NCAA title in 2012. Duke, USC and Stanford round out the top 5.

Individually, the women have four players ranked in the top 125, led by Robin Anderson at No. 6. She is followed by No. 38 Kaitlin Ray, No. 47 Kyle McPhillips and No. T-96 Pamela Montez. UCLA's three ranked doubles teams are: Anderson/Skylar Morton (No. 16), McPhillips/Morton (No. 25) and Anderson/Montez (No. 29).

WOMEN'S INDIVIDUAL RANKINGS: Singles | Doubles

The Bruins return five of six singles players who competed in last year's NCAA Final against Florida. UCLA also added Blue Chip recruits McPhillips and Catherine Harrison in the offseason.

UCLA opens up the 2013 season against San Diego on Jan. 26.


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Palm Springs, CA
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Los Angeles, CA
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Tucson, AZ
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Salt Lake City, UT
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