Jan. 25, 2003
LOS ANGELES -The UCLA women's tennis team completed a weekend sweep of its first two dual-match opponents, defeating Pepperdine 6-1 on Saturday at the Los Angeles Tennis Center. On the doubles side, the Bruins won all three matches 8-5, claiming the afternoon's first point. UCLA also won its first five singles matches before the Waves were able to secure a point.
Sara Walker turned in another sterling performance, defeating Pepperdine's Monika Horvath 6-4, 6-2 after another straight-sets victory on Thursday against Long Beach State.
Two other matches went to three sets before the Bruins claimed two more points. Sarah Gregg fought back against Charlotte Vernaz, ranked 91st in the nation, 2-6, 6-4, 6-2. Following Carleton, freshman Laura Gordon became the second first-year player to win on the day, beating Merve Asimgil 3-6, 6-3, 6-2.
Pepperdine's lone point came on court six, where Karin Schlapbach got past UCLA's Anya Loncaric, 6-4, 7-5
UCLA's next opponent will be UC Irvine on Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the Los Angeles Tennis Center, while cross-town rival USC will visit on Friday at 1:30 p.m.