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Men's Tennis Completes Day 1 at USTA/ITA Southwest Regionals
By: UCLA Athletics
Malibu, Calif. - The UCLA men's tennis team completed its first day of competition at the USTA/ITA Southwest Regional Championships at Pepperdine University on Friday, as seven Bruins players reached the third round.

UCLA's Mackenzie McDonald, Ryoto Tachi, Gage Brymer, Michael Guzman, Karue Sell, Dennis Mkrtchian and Joseph Di Giulio all won matches and have advanced to the third round. UCLA only competed in singles on Friday, with all three Bruin teams receiving byes in the first round of doubles.

UCLA's results from Friday are below. For complete results from the tournament, please visit Pepperdine's TOURNAMENT CENTRAL page.

USTA/ITA Southwest Regionals
Oct. 18-22 - Malibu, Calif. (Pepperdine Univ.)

R128 Gage Brymer (UCLA) def. David Schuster (University of Hawai'i) 7-5, 6-2
R128 Ryoto Tachi (UCLA) def. Chas Okamoto (University of Hawai'i) 4-6, 6-4, 6-1
R64 Mackenzie McDonald (UCLA) def. Robbie Bellamy (USC) 6-2, 6-4
R64 Marco Comuzzo (Cal Poly) def. Seth Stolar (UCLA) 6-2, 6-2
R64 Gage Brymer (UCLA) def. #81 Romain Kalaydjian (San Diego) 3-6, 6-4, 6-2
R64 Michael Guzman (UCLA) def. Corey Pang (Cal Poly) 2-6, 7-6, 6-4
R64 Ryoto Tachi (UCLA) def. Matt Thomson (Cal Poly) 6-1, 6-1
R64 #104 Karue Sell (UCLA) def. Caryl Hernandez (UC Irvine) 6-1, 6-2
R64 #45 Dennis Mkrtchian (UCLA) def. Naoki Takeda (Arizona) 6-4, 6-4
R64 Joseph Di Giulio (UCLA) def. #71 Francis Alcantara (Pepperdine) 7-6(2), 7-6(4)

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vs. ATP Tiburon ...
Tiburon, CA
vs. Saint Francis Health ...
Tulsa, OK
vs. ATP Sacramento ...
Sacramento, CA
Friday, Oct 09 - All Day PST
vs. UCSB Fall Classic
Santa Barbara, CA
Monday, Oct 12 - All Day PST
vs. ATP Fairfield ...
Fairfield, CA
Thursday, Oct 15 - All Day PST
vs. USTA/ITA Southwest ...
Malibu, CA
Monday, Oct 19 - All Day PST
vs. ATP Las Vegas ...
Las Vegas, NV
Wednesday, Oct 28 - All Day PST
vs. 59th Annual Southern ...
Los Angeles, CA
Thursday, Nov 12 - All Day PST
vs. Jack Kramer Classic
Palos Verdes, CA
Thursday, Nov 12 - All Day PST
vs. USTA/ITA National ...
Flushing Meadows, NY