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Courtesy: UCLA Athletics
Bruin Players Poised to Take Home Titles on Sunday
Courtesy: UCLA Athletics  
Release:  11/02/2013
LOS ANGELES - UCLA guaranteed itself titles in both singles and doubles at the 57th Annual Southern California Intercollegiate Championships on Saturday, as the Bruins posted two semifinal wins in both draws at the Los Angeles Tennis Center.

Squaring off in Sunday's main draw singles final will be senior Clay Thompson and freshman Mackenzie McDonald. Thompson, the tournament's No. 1 seed, downed teammate Gage Brymer, 6-4, 6-3 in the top half of the draw. Playing in the bottom half of the draw, the third-seeded McDonald bested unseeded Ziad Sultan of UCSB, 7-6, 6-2. Thompson and McDonald will play for the title at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday.

McDonald will also play in Sunday's doubles final, as he and teammate Karue Sell beat BYU's Andrey Goryachkov and Francis Sargeant, 8-6 in Saturday's semifinals. The second-seeded McDonald and Sell will take on unseeded teammates Joseph Di Giulio and Ryoto Tachi in the final at 12:30 p.m. Di Giulio and Tachi beat Cal Poly's Devin Barber and Corey Pang, 8-4.

Bruin Seth Stolar took home the consolation singles title on Saturday, downing UC Irvine's Caryl Hernandez, 6-3, 6-4.

All matches are played on campus at UCLA's Los Angeles Tennis Center. There is no cost for admission to the event.

Saturday Results
Main Draw Singles
(1) Clay Thompson (UCLA) def. (5) Gage Brymer (UCLA) - 6-4, 6-3
(3) Mackenzie McDonald (UCLA) def. Ziad Sultan (UCSB) - 7-6, 6-2

Main Draw Doubles
(2) McDonald/Sell (UCLA) def. Goryachkov/Sargeant (BYU) - 8-6
Di Giulio/Tachi (UCLA) def. Barber/Pang (Cal Poly) - 8-4

Consolation Singles
Seth Stolar (UCLA) def. Caryl Hernandez (UCI) - 6-3, 6-4

Sunday Schedule
Singles: (1) Clay Thompson (UCLA) vs. (3) Mackenzie McDonald (UCLA) - 11:00 a.m.
Doubles: (2) McDonald/Sell (UCLA) vs. Di Giulio/Tachi (UCLA) - 12:30 p.m.

Complete draws can be found on the USTA's Southern California Intercollegiates website.

Results will also be posted after each match on twitter: @LATennisCenter.

 Seth Stolar

UCLA's Seth Stolar (left) won the consolation singles title on Saturday.


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