Gordon and Walker Defeat No. 1 Doubles Team, But Bruins Fall to Stanford

April 18, 2003

Results

Palo Alto, CA - The No. 15 UCLA women's tennis team fell to Stanford on Friday afternoon in Palo Alto by the score of 6-1. Despite the duo of Sara Walker and Laura Gordon defeating the No. 1 doubles team in the country, Stanford took the doubles point and five of the six singles matches. Feriel Esseghir claimed the only point for the Bruins on the day. UCLA falls to 13-9 overall, 4-3 in the conference, while the Cardinal wins its 16th straight, bringing its record to 18-1, 6-0 Pac-10.

UCLA prevailed on doubles court one, where Walker and Gordon beat No. 1 Lauren Barnikow and Erin Burdette, 9-7. Stanford won on courts two and three, where Alice Barnes and Amber Liu beat Sarah Gregg and Susi Wild, 8-2, and Emilia Anderson and Story Tweedie-Yates defeated Shilpa Joshi and Anya Loncaric, 8-5.

On singles court one, No. 4 Liu beat No. 12 Walker 3-6, 6-2, (10-8), while No. 14 Barnikow knocked off No. 71 Wild, 7-5, 6-3. Esseghir's win was over No. 35 Burdette, 6-4, 2-6, (11-9), and No. 9 Barnes beat Gordon on court four, 6-4, 6-2. At singles spots five and six, Anderson defeated Loncaric 6-3, 6-2, and Tweedie-Yates beat Joshi, 6-3, 6-2.

The Bruins will resume play on Saturday at noon against No. 5 California.


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Sunday, Feb 07
vs. Northwestern
Los Angeles, CA
W, 6 - 1
Saturday, Feb 13
vs. UC Davis
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 0
Saturday, Feb 13
vs. CSUN
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 1
Thursday, Feb 18
vs. Pepperdine
Los Angeles, CA
L, 1 - 6
Saturday, Feb 20
vs. California
Los Angeles, CA
L, 2 - 5
Thursday, Feb 25
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
W, 5 - 2
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
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Saturday, Mar 12
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
L, 1 - 5
Tuesday, Mar 22
vs. Fresno State
Los Angeles, CA
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vs. Oregon
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 3
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at Colorado
Boulder, CO
W, 6 - 1
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Salt Lake City, UT
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Los Angeles, CA
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Los Angeles, CA
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at USC
Los Angeles, CA
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