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.


EVENT INFORMATION
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Friday, Feb 05
vs. San Diego
Los Angeles, CA
W, 7 - 0
Tuesday, Feb 09
at Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
L, 1 - 6
Friday, Feb 12
vs. Georgia
Charlottesville, VA
W, 4 - 3
Saturday, Feb 13
vs. Texas A&M
Charlottesville, VA
W, 4 - 2
Sunday, Feb 14
vs. North Carolina
Charlottesville, VA
L, 2 - 4
Saturday, Feb 20
vs. UC Irvine
Los Angeles, CA
W, 7 - 0
Saturday, Feb 27
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
W, 4 - 3
Tuesday, Mar 01
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
W, 5 - 2
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vs. Pacific Coast ...
La Jolla, CA
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Thursday, Mar 10
vs. BYU
Los Angeles, CA
W, 7 - 0
Tuesday, Mar 22
at UNLV
Las Vegas, NV
W, 6 - 1
Friday, Mar 25
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
W, 4 - 1
Sunday, Mar 27
at Washington
Seattle, WA
W, 4 - 0
Friday, Apr 01
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 1
Saturday, Apr 02
vs. California
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 2
Friday, Apr 08
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
W, 4 - 0
Sunday, Apr 10
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
W, 4 - 0
Thursday, Apr 14
vs. UC San Diego
Los Angeles, CA
W, 7 - 0
Sunday, Apr 17
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 2
Friday, Apr 22
vs. Stanford
Ojai, CA
W, 4 - 1
Saturday, Apr 23
vs. California
Ojai, CA
W, 4 - 1
Saturday, May 14 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA Team & ...
TBA
Sunday, May 15 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA Team & ...
TBA
Thursday, May 19 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Team & ...
Tulsa, OK
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