Oct. 31, 2011
LOS ANGELES - A number of top men's tennis players from all over Southern California will be competing at the Los Angeles Tennis Center this week, as UCLA will serve as host site for the 55th Southern California Intercollegiate Championships.
The tournament kicks off on Wednesday with two rounds of singles qualifying. The 32-player main singles draw kicks off on Thursday morning.
UCLA has four players in the main singles draw led by third-seeded Clay Thompson. The Bruins' other main draw entrants are fourth-seeded Warren Hardie, Alex Brigham and freshman Dennis Mkrtchian. Maik Ulrich, Michael Hui and Evan Lee are in the qualifying singles draw.
Brigham and Thompson are seeded second in doubles. They are joined in the main draw by Hardie and Mkrtchian. Hui and Lee are in the qualifying doubles draw.