Dec. 18, 2001
Los Angeles - Headlined by UCLA's doubles tandem of Marcin Matkowski and Jean-Julien Rojer, which is the No. 1 ranked doubles team in the country, the UCLA men's tennis team had several players ranked in the ITA fall individual rankings released last week.
Matkowski and Rojer earned the country's No. 1 position by posting an impressive 14-1 fall record. They won three out of four fall tournaments, including the adidas Invitational, the ITA All-American and the ITA Regionals.
In singles, Matkowski went from being unranked in the preseason rankings to UCLA's highest ranked player at No. 13. Also rounding out the top-20 are No. 18 Rojer and No. 19 Clemens.
The Bruins also had two other players ranked in singles as Ketola checks in at No. 89 and Erfan Djahangiri is ranked No. 109.
The Bruins kickoff the 2002 dual-match season at home against UC Santa Barbara at the Los Angeles Tennis Center beginning at 1:30 p.m.