Three Bruins Into Semifinals at Sherwood

Jan. 15, 2005

Three UCLA men's tennis players advanced to the semifinals of singles play at the Sherwood Collegiate Cup in Thousand Oaks, Calif on Saturday.

Second-seeded Ben Kohlloeffel advanced following a 6-4, 6-1 decision over No. 7-seeded Johan Berg of USC. Fourth-seeded Luben Pampoulov posted a 6-2, 2-6, 6-3 victory over USC's Jamil Al-Agba. The biggest win of the day was provided by sophomore Philipp Gruendler, who upset top-seeded Sam Warburg of Stanford, 7-5, 6-3. The only Bruin to fall in the quarterfinals was fifth-seeded Chris Lam, who fell to third-seeded Lars Poerschke of Baylor, 6-4, 6-3. Sunday's semifinals will feature Gruendler vs. Pampoulov and Kohlloeffel vs. Poerschke.

In doubles action, Mathieu Dehaine and Lam defeated SDSU's Markus Kickhardt/Daniel Jung, 8-4 to advance to the quarterfinals. Kohlloeffel and Pampoulov advanced with a bye.

Other Scores
Consolation Singles:
Marcus Dickhardt (SDSU) def. Jason Nguyen (UCLA) 6-4, 6-3
Aaron Badart (USC) def Jaysen Chung (UCLA) 2-6, 6-2, 1-0 (10-7)
Christian Groh (SDSU) def Mathieu Dehaine (UCLA) 6-3, 5-7, 1-0 (10-4)

Doubles Round of 16
Pampoulov/Kohlloeffel (UCLA) - BYE Dehaine/Lam (UCLA) def Dickhardt/Jung (SDSU) 8-4 Sheng/McKean (Stanford) def Gruendler/Nguyen (UCLA) 8-6

NATIONAL COLLEGIATE TENNIS CLASSIC (Palm Springs, Calif.)

Pepperdine's Pedro Rico defeated UCLA's Kris Kwinta, 7-5, 6-1 in the quarterfinals of the National Collegiate Tennis Classic. Kwinta was the lone remaining Bruin in the singles draw after Alberto Francis fell on Friday. Francis and Kwinta were also upset in the first round of doubles on Friday.


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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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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
vs. Weber State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 0
Saturday, May 14
vs. San Diego
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 0
Friday, May 20
vs. Stanford
Tulsa, OK
W, 4 - 2
Sunday, May 22
vs. Oklahoma
Tulsa, OK
L, 3 - 4
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