UCLA Tennis Falls to Mississippi State, 25-24

Oct. 6, 2000

Los Angeles - The UCLA men's and women's tennis teams dropped a heartbreaker Friday, falling to Mississippi State, 25-24 in the opening day of competition at the 2000 World Team Tennis National Collegiate Championships at Stanford University.

UCLA took three of five matches from Mississippi State, however still lost because points are awarded by number of games won. This is the first time ever that the UCLA men and women are competing as one squad.

With the score tied at 24-24, the match came down to a mixed doubles supertiebreaker worth one point. In the supertiebreaker, MSU's Marco Baron and Amelie Detriviere defeated UCLA's Chris Sands and Zana Zlebnik 7-1, clinching a 25-24 victory for the Bulldogs.

The Bruins return to action Friday night, taking on Virginia Commonwealth beginning at 3:00 p.m.

Mississippi State 25, UCLA 24
WD: Walker/ Zlebnik (UCLA) def. Detriviere/ Oliveira (MSU) 6-4
MS: Marco Baron(MSU)def.Jean-JulienRojer (UCLA) 6-4
MD: Baron/Charles Sevigny(MSU)def.Rojer/ChrisSands (UCLA) 6-2
WS: Walker (UCLA) def. Detriviere (MSU) 6-4
MX: Sands/Zlebnik (UCLA) def. Baron/Detriviere (MSU) 6-4
STB:Baron/Detriviere (MSU) def. Sands/Zlebnik (UCLA) 1-0 (7-1)


EVENT INFORMATION
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Saturday, Feb 27
vs. Baylor
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 1
Friday, Mar 04
vs. Washington State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 6 - 1
Saturday, Mar 05
vs. Washington
Los Angeles, CA
W, 5 - 2
Friday, Mar 11
at California
Berkeley, CA
Rained out.
Saturday, Mar 12
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
L, 1 - 5
Tuesday, Mar 22
vs. Fresno State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 5 - 2
Saturday, Mar 26
vs. Oregon
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 3
Friday, Apr 01
at Colorado
Boulder, CO
W, 6 - 1
Sunday, Apr 03
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
W, 4 - 2
Friday, Apr 08
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
L, 3 - 4
Sunday, Apr 10
vs. Arizona
Los Angeles, CA
W, 5 - 2
Sunday, Apr 17
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
L, 1 - 4
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Ojai, CA
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Friday, May 13
vs. Notre Dame
Columbus, OH
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Saturday, May 14
at Ohio State
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