Men's Tennis to Host USD, Stanford, Cal This Week

Feb. 5, 2013

The third-ranked UCLA men's tennis team has three home matches on its plate this week starting with San Diego on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. The Bruins will then host Pac-12 Conference rivals Stanford and Cal on Friday and Saturday, respectively. The UCLA-Stanford showdown begins at 1:30 p.m. The Bruins and Bears will square off on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. Both matches are considered non-conference and will not count toward the Pac-12 standings. Live stats for all three matches can be accessed by going to UCLA's LIVE SCOREBOARD

Following this week's matches, the Bruins will not be in action again until traveling to the USTA/ITA National Team Indoors, Feb. 15-18 in Seattle, Wash. UCLA qualified for the event following a pair of wins over both Cal Poly (4-0) and BYU (6-1) during ITA Kick-Off Weekend at the Los Angeles Tennis Center, Jan. 26-28. A total of 16 teams will head to Seattle for the event, which is considered the second-biggest compeition of the year next to the season-ending NCAA Championships. More information about the National Team Indoors can be found by clicking HERE.

UCLA is currently ranked No. 3 in the nation behind No. 1 Virginia and No. 2 USC. The Bruins currently have two players ranked in singles led by No. 12 Marcos Giron. Dennis Mkrtchian is also ranked, checking in at No. 41. UCLA does not have any doubles teams currently ranked. New team rankings are due out on Tuesday. Click HERE to access complete men's rankings for the season.

UCLA improved to 4-0 on Feb. 2, downing Fresno State, Ryoto Tachi, who was playing in his first-ever dual match for UCLA.


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
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS