Anderson and Morton Claim USTA/ITA Regional Doubles Crown

Oct. 23, 2011

San Diego, Calif. - Playing in just their first college tournament together, UCLA freshmen Robin Anderson and Skylar Morton made a big statement on Sunday, claiming the doubles title at the 2011 USTA/ITA Southwest Regional Championships at the Barnes Tennis Center in San Diego.

Anderson and Morton, seeded 10th in the 64-team doubles draw, began the day with an 8-2 semifinal win over Jamie Pawid and Katarina Poljakova of Hawai'i. The Bruin duo then came back later in the day to pull off an upset in the final, downing second-seeded Kaitlyn Christian and Sabrina Santamaria of USC, 8-4.

In addition to their victory over the No. 2 seeds, Anderson and Morton also knocked off top-seeded Alejandra Granillo and Khunpak Issara of Pepperdine in the round of 16.

By claiming the title, Anderson and Morton earn an automatic berth into next month's USTA/ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships in Flushing, NY.


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Friday, Apr 01
at Colorado
Boulder, CO
W, 6 - 1
Sunday, Apr 03
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
W, 4 - 2
Friday, Apr 08
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
L, 3 - 4
Sunday, Apr 10
vs. Arizona
Los Angeles, CA
W, 5 - 2
Sunday, Apr 17
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
L, 1 - 4
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Ojai, CA
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Ojai, CA
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Ojai, CA
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Ojai, CA
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vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Ojai, CA
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Friday, May 13
vs. Notre Dame
Columbus, OH
W, 4 - 1
Saturday, May 14
at Ohio State
Columbus, OH
L, 1 - 4
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