Jan. 20, 2002
Las Vegas - Playing in his first tournament as a member of the UCLA men's tennis team, junior Rodrigo Grilli captured the singles title at the National Collegiate Tennis Classic at UNLV on Sunday.
Grilli, who recently arrived at UCLA after completing two years at College of the Desert, defeated Stanford's David Martin, 6-4, 7-5. Martin is ranked No. 49 in the latest ITA singles rankings.
In doubles, No. 1 ranked and top-seeded Marcin Matkowski/Jean-Julien Rojer of UCLA were upset by Stanford's Scott Lipsky/Martin, 9-8(7).