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Men's Tennis Earns NCAA Bid
By: UCLA Athletics

May 6, 1999

LOS ANGELES - The brackets for the NCAA Tennis Team Championships were announced today and both the UCLA men's and women's teams were not only selected, but chosen to host regionals at the Los Angeles Tennis Center. Ironically, facing teams from the same school in the first round.

As the No. 1 ranked team in the nation with a record of 21-2, the UCLA men were granted the No. 1 seed and the right to host an NCAA Regional Friday, May 14 and Saturday, May 15. The Bruins will meet Western Michigan in the opening round, while Tulsa and San Diego State will face off in the other first round. The UCLA women were also chosen to host at the LATC and will face Western Michigan in the opening round. Currently ranked No. 7 in the nation, the UCLA women received the No. 8 seed in the NCAA tournament after posting a dual match record of 17-7. The women's regional also includes South Alabama and Colorado and will be competed on Saturday, May 15 and Sunday, May 16.

This year marks the first time in the history of the NCAA Tennis Championships that the bracket consists of 64 teams, meaning that all participants will compete in the first round. Regionals consists of four teams at 16 sites throughout the country. The winners of those 16 Regionals will advance to the NCAA Team Championships. The men will compete at the University of Georgia in Athens, May 22-30, while the women will meet at the University of Florida in Gainesville May 20-28.

Individuals will be chosen to participate in the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships and announced later this week.

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