UCLA began the day by wrapping up the doubles point with two quick wins. After 58th-ranked Marcos Giron and Karue Sell cruised to an 8-0 victory at No. 1 doubles, the Bruins claimed the point at court No. 2, where Joseph Di Giulio and Michael Guzman downed Alexandre Miaule and Horea Porutiu, 8-3.
The Bruins were equally as dominant in singles, registering four straight-set wins to take the match 5-0. Victories by Giron and Sell set the stage for Ryoto Tachi to clinch the win, as he downed Kona Luu, 6-0, 6-3 at court No. 4 to give UCLA a 4-0 lead. With the match already decided, the Bruins tacked on another victory when Gage Brymer downed Rajeev Herekar at court No. 2.
Friday's Pac-12 showdown between UCLA and USC is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. at USC's Marks Tennis Stadium. Singles will begin at 12:00 p.m. The Pac-12 Networks will be airing the singles portion of the match live.
#5 UCLA 5, UC San Diego 0
Apr 16, 2014 at Los Angeles, CA (Los Angeles Tennis Center)
|1. #58 Giron/Sell (UCLA) def. Jiganti/Luu (UCSD) 8-0|
|2. Joseph Di Giulio/Guzman (UCLA) def. Miaule/Porutiu (UCSD) 8-3|
|3. Brymer/Tachi (UCLA) vs. Herekar/Meyer (UCSD) 5-5, unfinished|
|1. #5 Marcos Giron (UCLA) def. Max Jiganti (UCSD) 6-1, 6-1|
|2. #74 Gage Brymer (UCLA) def. Rajeev Herekar (UCSD) 6-0, 6-2|
|3. Karue Sell (UCLA) def. Alexandre Miaule (UCSD) 6-3, 6-0|
|4. Ryoto Tachi (UCLA) def. Kona Luu (UCSD) 6-0, 6-3|
|5. Michael Guzman (UCLA) vs. Horea Porutiu (UCSD) 6-2, 2-2, unfinished|
|6. Brendan Wee (UCLA) vs. Mark Meyer (UCSD) 2-6, 1-2, unfinished|
|UC San Diego 15-9|
|UCLA 20-2; National ranking #5|
|Order of finish: Doubles (1,2); Singles (1,3,4,2)|