Bruins Post 6-1 Victory Over ASU

Feb. 25, 2006

LOS ANGELES - The eighth-ranked UCLA men's tennis team completed its sweep of the Arizona schools on Saturday, defeating Arizona State, 6-1 in a non-conference match at the Los Angeles Tennis Center. The Bruins, who defeated Arizona by the same score a day earlier, improve to 9-3 overall. With the loss, the Sun Devils fall to 5-3.

After dropping the doubles point to Arizona on Friday, UCLA came back strong in doubles on Saturday, winning all three matches to claim the one point advantage heading into singles play.

The Bruins took a 3-0 lead in the match after posting two quick singles wins. Third-ranked Benjamin Kohlloeffel was first to finish, taking care of ASU's Jonathan Kinsella, 6-2, 6-3 at court No. 1. Next off was court No. 4, where UCLA's Philipp Gruendler was a 6-2, 6-4 winner over Wes Miller.

Following an ASU victory at court No. 6, UCLA eventually clinched the match at court No. 2, where freshman Haythem Abid downed Chris Biro, 7-5, 6-3. Other singles winners on the day for UCLA were Mathieu Dehaine (court No. 3) and Michael Look (court No. 4).

UCLA will return to action on Tuesday when it hosts USC at the Los Angeles Tennis Center beginning at 1:30 p.m.

Doubles

Pos.OpponentsScore
1.(10) Gruendler/Kohlloeffel (UCLA) def. Hegarty/Kinsella (ASU)8-4
2.Abid/ Chris Surapol (UCLA) def. Beatty/Bellama (ASU)8-1
3.Dehaine/Look (UCLA) def. Biro/Miller (ASU)8-4
UCLA Wins Doubles Point

Singles

Pos.OpponentsScore
1.(3) Benjamin Kohlloeffel (UCLA) def. Jonathan Kinsella (ASU)6-2, 6-3
2.Haythem Abid (UCLA) def. Chris Biro (ASU)7-5, 6-3*
3.(82) Mathieu Dehaine (UCLA) def. Nick Hegarty (ASU)7-6, 6-3
4.Philipp Gruendler (UCLA) def. Wes Miller (ASU)6-2, 6-4
5.(75) Michael Look (UCLA) def. Mike Beatty (ASU)6-3, 7-6
6.T.J. Bellama (ASU) def. Jeremy Drean (UCLA)6-1, 7-5
* Denotes Clinching Match -- Singles Order of Finish: 1, 4, 6, 2, 3, 5

EVENT INFORMATION
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Saturday, Feb 27
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
W, 4 - 3
Tuesday, Mar 01
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
W, 5 - 2
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La Jolla, 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
Sunday, May 22
vs. Oklahoma
Tulsa, OK
L, 3 - 4
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