No. 4 Bruins Overpower Ducks, 6-1

April 9, 2004

Results

Courtesy of GoDucks.com
Eugene, Ore. - Playing its first conference match since mid-March, the fourth-ranked UCLA men's tennis team cruised to a 6-1 decision over Oregon in Eugene. With the win, the Bruins move to 15-5 overall and 3-1 in Pac-10 play. The Ducks drop to 9-8 overall and 1-4 in conference action.

Oregon has its chances but could not capitalize in doubles play, losing all three sets. Arron Spencer and Sven Swinnen faltered for only the 6th time (15-6) all year, losing to UCLAs No. 8-ranked Alberto Francis and Kris Kwinta, 8-6. The duo led, 5-4, late in the match but could not hold the lead.

Manuel Kost and Markus Schiller, played for only the second time all season, and were defeated by Philipp Gruendler and Luben Pampoulov, 8-5, at the No. 2 position.

In singles, more of the same, with UCLA dominating the singles portion. The Bruins captured five of six matches.

The highlight of the day belonged to the No. 35-ranked Swinnen, who defeated the BruinsNo. 6-ranked Tobias Clemens, 0-6, 6-4, (11-9). The win marked Swinnens 21st of the year and gives him a 4-1 record in conference play.

UCLA won at positions No. 2 through No. 6, winning all five matches in straight sets.

UCLA heads to Seattle tomorrow for a match with Washington beginning at 1:30 p.m.

Doubles

Pos.OpponentsScore
1.(8) Francis/Kwinta (UCLA) def. Spencer/Swinnen (UO)8-6
2.Gruendler/Pampoulov (UCLA) def. Kost/Schiller (UO)8-5
3.Clemens/ Chris Surapol (UCLA) def. Bieri/King (UO)8-1
UCLA Wins Doubles Point

Singles

Pos.OpponentsScore
1.(35) Sven Swinnen (UO) def. (6) Tobias Clemens (UCLA)0-6, 6-4, (11-9)
2.Luben Pampoulov (UCLA) def. (88) Manuel Kost (UO)7-5, 6-0
3.(82) Chris Lam (UCLA) def. Thomas Bieri (UO)6-2, 6-2
4.(52) Alberto Francis (UCLA) def. Markus Schiller (UO)6-4, 6-4
5.(62) Kris Kwinta (UCLA) def. Arron Spencer (UO)6-0, 6-2
6.(106) Philipp Gruendler (UCLA) def. Eric Pickard (UO)6-0, 6-0
Singles Order of Finish: 6, 5, 3, 2, 1, 4

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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vs. Pacific Coast ...
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 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. Weber State
Los Angeles, CA
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