No. 4 Bruins Blank Golden Bears, 7-0

Feb. 26, 2005

LOS ANGELES - A day after beating No. 18 Stanford 4-3, the fourth-ranked UCLA men's tennis team made it a clean sweep over the Bay Area schools, registering a 7-0 victory over No. 30 Cal on Saturday at the Los Angeles Tennis Center. The win moves UCLA to 12-1 on the year, while the Golden Bears fall to 4-4. Neither of this weekend's matches counted in the Pac-10 standings.

Unlike their match with the Cardinal on Friday, the Bruins were able to claim the doubles point and take a 1-0 lead into singles following victories on court Nos. 2 and 3. Cal posted a win at the No. 1 doubles position.

Once singles play began, UCLA jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the match when 10th-ranked Benjamin Kohlloeffel and Chris Lam each recorded straight-set wins. Kohlloeffel defeated fellow German Lennart Maack, 6-2, 6-1 at court No. 2. Lam was a 6-1, 6-1 winner over Daniel Sebescen back on court No. 4.

The match was clinched at court No. 5, where 89th-ranked Alberto Francis posted a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Tyler Browne.

With the match already decided, three other Bruin players posted singles wins Saturday. In the featured match of the day at court No. 1, 12th-ranked Luben Pampoulov was a 6-3, 6-2 winner of 16th-ranked Conor Niland. Both No. 65 Philipp Gruendler and No. 42 Kris Kwinta battled back for victories after losing the first set. Gruendler defeated Ken Nakahara, 3-6, 6-3, 6-0 at court No. 6, while Kwinta knocked off Patrick Briaud, 5-7, 6-3, (10-5) at court No. 3. A 10-point tiebreaker was played in place of a third set in that match.

The Bruins return to action this Tuesday, taking on 11th-ranked USC at the Marks Tennis Stadium beginning at 1:30 p.m. The match is being made up after being postponed due to rain on Feb. 11.

Doubles

Pos.OpponentsScore
1.(11) Briaud/Niland (Cal) def. (44) Kohlloeffel/Pampoulov (UCLA)8-3
2.(28) Francis/Kwinta (UCLA) def. Browne/Sebescen (Cal)8-4
3.Gruendler/Lam (UCLA) def. Maack/Dean Wallace (Cal)8-5
UCLA Wins Doubles Point

Singles

Pos.OpponentsScore
1.(12) Luben Pampoulov (UCLA) def. (16) Conor Niland (Cal)6-3, 6-2
2.(10) Benjamin Kohlloeffel (UCLA) def. (46) Lennart Maack (Cal)6-2, 6-1
3.(42) Kris Kwinta (UCLA) def. Patrick Briaud (Cal)5-7, 6-3, (10-5)
4.Chris Lam (UCLA) def. Daniel Sebescen (Cal)6-1, 6-1
5.(89) Alberto Francis (UCLA) def. Tyler Browne (Cal)6-1, 6-2
6.(65) Philipp Gruendler (UCLA) def. Ken Nakahara (Cal)3-6, 6-3, 6-0
* Denotes Clinching Match -- Singles Order of Finish: 4, 2, 5, 1, 6, 3

EVENT INFORMATION
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Friday, Feb 05
vs. San Diego
Los Angeles, CA
W, 7 - 0
Tuesday, Feb 09
at Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
L, 1 - 6
Friday, Feb 12
vs. Georgia
Charlottesville, VA
W, 4 - 3
Saturday, Feb 13
vs. Texas A&M
Charlottesville, VA
W, 4 - 2
Sunday, Feb 14
vs. North Carolina
Charlottesville, VA
L, 2 - 4
Saturday, Feb 20
vs. UC Irvine
Los Angeles, CA
W, 7 - 0
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
Saturday, May 14 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA Team & ...
TBA
Sunday, May 15 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA Team & ...
TBA
Thursday, May 19 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Team & ...
Tulsa, OK
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