Gruendler/Kohlloeffel Advance to Semifinals at Pac-10 Championships

April 27, 2007

Ojai, Calif. - UCLA's top-seeded duo of Benjamin Kohlloeffel and Philipp Gruendler won a pair of doubles matches Friday to advance to the semifinals of the main draw at the Pac-10 Championships at Libbey Park in Ojai, Calif.

Gruendler and Kohlloeffel began the afternoon with an 8-4 victory over Oregon's Alex Cornelisson/Geoff Embry. They followed that up with an extremely close 9-8(5) win against Arizona's Bruno Alcala/Ravid Hezi in the second round. Awaiting Gruendler and Kohlloeffel in the semifinals is USC's Robert Farah/Kaes Van't Hof.

UCLA's Mathieu Dehaine and Jeremy Drean won their opening round match on Friday, however fell in the second round to 8-5 to Stanford's Matt Bruch/Blake Muller. The same went for Jaysen Chung and Michael Look in the invitational doubles draw. After recording an 8-6 win over Cal's Ken Nakahara/Kallim Stewart, the duo fell to Washington's Derek Drabble/Andy Kuharszky, 8-5.

With the exception of Gruendler and Kohlloeffel, the only other UCLA player still alive in the tournament is Andrew Eklov, who has advanced to the semifinals of the invitational doubles draw by playing with Stanford's Jeff Zeller.

UCLA does not have any singles players left in the tounament.

Complete results from the Pac-10 Championships can be accessed by clicking here


EVENT INFORMATION
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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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