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Catherine Harrison clinched UCLA's 4-2 win over Texas on Friday at the National Team Indoors.
Fourth-Seeded UCLA Wins Opening Match at Team Indoors
By: UCLA Athletics
Charlottesville, Va. - The fourth-seeded UCLA women's tennis team got off to a good start at the USTA/ITA National Team Indoors on Friday afternoon, downing No. 17 Texas, 4-2 at the Boar's Head Sports Club in Charlottesville, Va. With the win, the Bruins (6-0) earn a trip to the quarterfinals where they will face fifth-seeded USC (4-0) at 3:30 p.m. (EST) on Saturday. The Women of Troy were 4-3 winners over Alabama on Friday.

UCLA clinched Friday's doubles point when top-ranked Robin Anderson and Jennifer Brady posted a 6-4 victory over 21st-ranked Breaunna Addison and Pippa Horn at court No. 1. The Bruins had previously notched a win at court No. 2, where Catherine Harrison and Kyle McPhillips notched a 6-3 win over Elizabeth Begley and Neda Koprcina.

Wins by Anderson (court No. 1) and McPhillips (court No. 4) in singles put UCLA ahead 3-0 in the match and the Bruins were within a point of getting the victory. Texas, however, had other plans, as the Longhorns took wins at court Nos. 6 and 3 to cut the lead to 3-2.

Fortunately for UCLA, Harrison took care of business at court No. 5, downing Horn, 7-6(4), 6-3 to clinch the win for the Bruins. Ninth-ranked Chanelle Van Nguyen was up 7-5, 4-3 over Ratnika Batra at court No. 2 when play was suspended.

UCLA has played in the last two National Team Indoor finals, winning the event in 2012 and falling in the title match a year ago.

#5 UCLA 4, #17 Texas 2
Feb 07, 2014 at Charlottesville, VA (Boar's Head Sports Club)

1. #1 Anderson/Brady (UCLA) def. #21 Addison/Horn (TEX) 6-4
2. Harrison/McPhillips (UCLA) def. Begley/Koprcina (TEX) 6-3
3. Courtney Dolehide/Van Nguyen (UCLA) vs. Batra/Padegimaite (TEX) 5-5, unfinished

UCLA Wins Doubles Point

1. #1 Robin Anderson (UCLA) def. #22 Breaunna Addison (TEX) 6-3, 6-1
2. #9 Chanelle Van Nguyen (UCLA) vs. #77 Ratnika Batra (TEX) 7-5, 4-3, unfinished
3. Elizabeth Begley (TEX) def. #24 Jennifer Brady (UCLA) 4-6, 6-2, (10-7)
4. #36 Kyle McPhillips (UCLA) def. Neda Koprcina (TEX) 2-6, 6-3, (10-5)
5. Catherine Harrison (UCLA) def. Pippa Horn (TEX) 7-6(4), 6-3
6. Lina Padegimaite (TEX) def. Kaitlin Ray (UCLA) 2-6, 6-3, (10-6)
Match Notes
Texas 3-2; National ranking #17
UCLA 6-0; National ranking #5
Order of finish: Doubles (2,1); Singles (1,4,6,3,5)
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Friday, Jan 15 - All Day PST
vs. National Collegiate ...
Palm Desert, CA
Friday, Jan 15 - All Day PST
vs. Freeman Memorial ...
Las Vegas, NV
Friday, Jan 22 - TBA PST
vs. National Indoors ...
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Jan 23 - TBA PST
vs. National Indoors ...
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Jan 29 - TBA PST
vs. Saint Mary's
Pacific Palisades, CA
Friday, Feb 05 - All Day PST
vs. ITA National Indoor ...
Madison, WI
Thursday, Feb 18 - 1:30 PM PST
vs. Pepperdine
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Feb 20 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. California
Los Angeles, CA
Thursday, Feb 25 - 1:30 PM PST
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Feb 27 - 1:30 PM PST
vs. Baylor
Los Angeles, CA