Men's Tennis Handles Washington, 6-1

March 31, 2007

LOS ANGELES - One day after defeating Oregon in its Pac-10 opener, the No. 11 UCLA men's tennis team picked up another victory on Saturday, this time downing Washington, 6-1 at the Los Angeles Tennis Center. The Bruins move their record to 13-4 overall and 2-0 in the Pac-10. Washington, which lost to USC on Friday, falls to 12-5 overall and 0-2 in conference action.

After sweeping the doubles action to take a 1-0 lead, sophomore Michael Look put the Bruins up 2-0 when he quickly downed David Chu, 6-3, 6-3 at court No. 6. Next door at court No. 5, junior Mathieu Dehaine put UCLA within a point of clinching the match, as he downed Derek Drabble, 6-2, 7-6(2). UCLA's top player, Benjamin Kohlloeffel, ended up clinching the match with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Alex Slovic at court No. 1.

Other Bruin singles winners for UCLA on Saturday were Chris Surapol (court No. 3) and Philipp Gruendler (court No. 4). Washington's lone win came at court No. 2, where Daniel Chu upset Haythem Abid, 6-4, 7-5.

Next up for UCLA is an Apr. 6 showdown with Arizona State at the Los Angeles Tennis Center beginning at 1:30 p.m.

Doubles

Pos.OpponentsScore
1.(13) Gruendler/Kohlloeffel (UCLA) def. (31) Daniel Chu/Slovic (UW)8-3
2.Abid/Surapol (UCLA) def. Fischer/Mike Ricks (UW)8-5
3.Dehaine/ Jeremy Drean (UCLA) def. Drabble/Kuharszky (UW)5-4(3)
UCLA Wins Doubles Point

Singles

Pos.OpponentsScore
1.(5) Benjamin Kohlloeffel (UCLA) def. Alex Slovic (UW)6-3, 6-3*
2.Daniel Chu (UW) def. (40) Haythem Abid (UCLA)6-4, 7-5
3.(65) Chris Surapol (UCLA) def. Andy Kuharszky (UW)6-1, 3-6, 6-1
4.Philipp Gruendler (UCLA) def. Patrik Fischer (UW)4-6, 6-1, 7-6(5)
5.Mathieu Dehaine (UCLA) def. Derek Drabble (UW)6-2, 7-6(2)
6.Michael Look (UCLA) def. David Chu (UW)6-3, 6-3
* Denotes Clinching Match - Singles Order of Finish: 6, 5, 1, 3, 2, 4

EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
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