No. 3 Bruins Survive Scare in Kentucky

Feb. 5, 2002

Results

Los Angeles - In what was by far the Bruins' closest dual match of the 2002 season Tuesday, the third-ranked UCLA men's tennis team needed a third-set tiebreaker at No. 3 singles to defeat No. 23 Kentucky, 4-3 at the Louisville Tennis Club.

With the match tied at 3-3, Bruin junior Jean-Julien Rojer defeated Kentucky's Evan Austin, 6-7(4), 6-4, 7-6(2) to keep the Bruins undefeated at 5-0.

Bruin sophomore Tobias Clemens extended his winning streak to 14-straight matches, defeating Karim Benmansour, 6-1, 6-0 at No. 1 singles.

Friday's match was a warm-up for the USTA/ITA National Team Indoor Championships, Feb. 7-10 also in Louisville. The Bruins and Wildcats will actually play each other again in the first round of the Championships on Thursday.


EVENT INFORMATION
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
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS