Three Bruins into Pac-10 Quarters

April 25, 2002

Ojai, Calif. - Three Bruin men's tennis players advanced to the quarterfinals in singles at the Pac-10 Championships in Ojai, Calif. on Thursday.

UCLA's top player Tobias Clemens won both of his matches, defeating Stanford's Sam Warburg, 1-6, 6-4, 6-0 in the first round and Cal's Conor Niland, 6-1, 3-0 Ret. in the second. He will face Washington's Matt Hanlin in Friday's quarterfinals.

Bruin junior Rodrigo Grilli needed to rally in both of his matches after dropping the first set. He defeated Oregon's Manuel Kost, 3-6, 6-1, 6-2 before knocking off Stanford's top player David Martin, 4-6, 7-6, 6-4. He will take on Arizona's Whi Kim on Friday.

Marcin Matkowski was the other Bruin to win two matches on Thursday as he defeated ASU's Olivier Charroin, 6-3, 6-4 and Cal's Robert Kowalczyk, 6-2, 6-2. He will next face Stanford's Ryan Haviland.

The Bruins also had three players advance to the quarterfinals in the Pac-10 Invitational draw. After receiving a first-round bye, Erfan Djahangiri defeated Cal's Patrick Briaud, 6-4, 1-6, 6-3. He will play Arizona's Arnaud Agniel on Friday. Lassi Ketola also received a first-round bye before defeating Arizona's Roeland Brateanu, 6-3, 6-1. He will next take on Washington's Dillon Ruby.

Bruin freshman Alberto Francis needed to win two matches to get into the quarterfinals. He defeated Stanford's Joe Kao, 6-4, 6-2 and Cal's Ben Miles, 6-3, 6-3. He will face Arizona's Colin O'Grady on Friday.

Doubles play also begins on Friday. UCLA's Matkowski and Rojer are the top-seeded team in the main draw. Complete results can be obtained at ojaitourney.org


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Los Angeles, 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
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
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vs. Oklahoma
Tulsa, OK
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