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Gage Brymer and the Bruins beat Oregon, 4-0 on Friday in Ojai (Photo: Don Liebig)
Second-Seeded Bruins Down Oregon, 4-0 in Pac-12 Semifinals
By: UCLA Athletics
Ojai, Calif. - The second-seeded UCLA men's tennis team will meet USC in the final of the Pac-12 Men's Tennis Tournament for the third year in a row on Saturday, as the Bruins posted a 4-0 semifinal victory over seventh-seeded Oregon on Friday at Libbey Park in Ojai. The top-seeded Trojans advanced earlier in the day with a 4-1 win over fourth-seeded Cal.

UCLA (21-3) jumped out to a 1-0 lead in Friday's contest following a pair of quick doubles wins at court Nos. 1 and 3. Joseph Di Giulio and Clay Thompson were first off at the No. 3 spot, as they downed Jayson Amos and Daniel Sardu, 8-5. Marcos Giron and Mackenzie McDonald then clinched the point at court No. 1, besting Robin Cambier and Kevin Farin, 8-6.

The Bruins then notched two straight-set singles victories to take a 3-0 lead in the match, following wins by Karue Sell (court No. 5) and Gage Brymer (court No. 4).

All attention then turned to court No. 1, where the third-ranked Giron was on the verge of clinching the win for UCLA. He did just that, downing the 78th-ranked Cambier, 6-3, 6-4 to send the Bruins into Saturday's final.

When play was suspended, Thompson was up a set and at 6-6 in the second set against Farin at court No. 2, while Di Giulio and McDonald had both dropped first sets at court Nos. 6 and 3, respectively.

Since the inception of the Pac-12 men's team tournament in 2012, UCLA and USC have met in the final every year. The Trojans claimed the first-ever championship in 2012, while UCLA took home the crown in 2013. Saturday will mark the fourth meeting between the two teams this year, with USC owning a 2-1 edge in the series.

Live stats for the Pac-12 Tournament final can be accessed HERE. First serve is scheduled for 4:00 p.m. at Ojai's Libbey Park. The match will also be broadcast tape-delayed by the Pac-12 Networks on Sunday at 5:00 p.m. (PST).

Pac-12 Tournament Semifinals
#5 UCLA 4, #49 Oregon 0
Apr 25, 2014 at Ojai, CA (Libbey Park)

1. #13 Giron/McDonald (UCLA) def. #59 Cambier/Farin (ORE) 8-6
2. Adrien Puget/Sell (UCLA) vs. Maasland/Swaysland (ORE) 6-7, unfinished
3. Di Giulio/Thompson (UCLA) def. Amos/Sardu (ORE) 8-5
UCLA Wins Doubles Point
1. #3 Marcos Giron (UCLA) def. #78 Robin Cambier (ORE) 6-3, 6-4
2. #1 Clay Thompson (UCLA) vs. Kevin Farin (ORE) 6-4, 6-6, unfinished
3. #33 Mackenzie McDonald (UCLA) vs. Daan Maasland (ORE) 5-7, 4-4, unfinished
4. #93 Gage Brymer (UCLA) def. Daniel Sardu (ORE) 6-2, 6-2
5. #100 Karue Sell (UCLA) def. Joey Swaysland (ORE) 6-1, 6-1
6. Joseph Di Giulio (UCLA) vs. Jayson Amos (ORE) 3-6, 6-6, unfinished
Match Notes
Oregon 16-9; National ranking #49
UCLA 21-3; National ranking #5
Order of finish: Doubles (3,1); Singles (5,4,1)
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
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
Friday, May 13
vs. Weber State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 0
Saturday, May 14
vs. San Diego
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 0
Friday, May 20
vs. Stanford
Tulsa, OK
W, 4 - 2
Sunday, May 22
vs. Oklahoma
Tulsa, OK
L, 3 - 4