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(L-R): Ryoto Tachi, Michael Guzman and Brendan Wee all saw action in UCLA's 4-0 win over LMU on Tuesday.
No. 5 Men's Tennis Downs Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, LMU in Doubleheader
By: UCLA Athletics
LOS ANGELES - The fifth-ranked UCLA men's tennis team hosted a doubleheader at the Los Angeles Tennis Center on Tuesday afternoon, downing both Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and Loyola Marymount by idential 4-0 scores. With the two wins on the day, UCLA improved its record to 13-2 on the season.

The Bruins began the day against Division-III Claremont-Mudd-Scripps. After claiming the doubles point, UCLA received wins at the top three courts, where sixth-ranked Marcos Giron, top-ranked Clay Thompson and 33rd-ranked Mackenzie McDonald all cruised to straight-set victories. The Bruins were also up a set at courts 3-6 when play was suspended.

Following nearly a three-hour break, UCLA took the court again, this time against LMU. The Bruins followed a very similar script to their earlier win on the day, cruising through doubles play before eventually taking wins at court Nos. 1-3. Bruin freshman Joseph Di Giulio would get the clinching win over the Lions, as his 6-2, 6-0 win over Othar Kordsachia at court No. 3 sealed the victory for UCLA.

Head coach Billy Martin was able to give some of his regular starters a rest against the Lions, as Ryoto Tachi, Michael Guzman and Brendan Wee all saw action in the team's 4-0 win.

UCLA opens up Pac-12 play this weekend, as the Bruins head to the Pacific Northwest to take on Washington (Friday) and Oregon (Saturday).

#5 UCLA 6, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 0
Mar 25, 2014 at Los Angeles, CA (Los Angeles Tennis Center)

Doubles
1. Giron/Karue Sell (UCLA) def. Dorn/Wood (CMS) 8-6
2. Di Giulio/Thompson (UCLA) vs. Marino/Pereverzin (CMS) 7-5, unfinished
3. Brymer/McDonald (UCLA) def. Butts/Neel Kotrappa (CMS) 8-4
UCLA Wins Doubles Point
Singles
1. #6 Marcos Giron (UCLA) def. Warren Wood (CMS) 6-3, 7-5
2. #1 Clay Thompson (UCLA) def. Joe Dorn (CMS) 6-2, 6-2
3. #33 Mackenzie McDonald (UCLA) def. Nikolas Marino (CMS) 6-4, 6-2
4. #73 Gage Brymer (UCLA) vs. Skyler Butts (CMS) 7-5, 4-2, unfinished
5. Joseph Di Giulio (UCLA) vs. Daniel Morkovine (CMS) 6-2, 5-4, unfinished
6. Ryoto Tachi (UCLA) vs. Zhenya Pereverzin (CMS) 7-5, 3-5, unfinished
Match Notes
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 14-1
UCLA 12-2; National ranking #5
Order of finish: Doubles (3,1); Singles (2,3,1)

#5 UCLA 4, Loyola Marymount 0
Mar 25, 2014 at Los Angeles, CA (Los Angeles Tennis Center)

Doubles
1. Marcos Giron/Karue Sell (UCLA) vs. Bustamante/Volmari (LMU) 7-5, unfinished
2. Di Giulio/Thompson (UCLA) def. Bohuslav/Simko (LMU) 8-5
3. Guzman/McDonald (UCLA) def. Jelic/Kordsachia (LMU) 8-2
UCLA Wins Doubles Point
Singles
1. #1 Clay Thompson (UCLA) def. Todd Volmari (LMU) 6-3, 6-2
2. #33 Mackenzie McDonald (UCLA) def. Sebastian Bustamante (LMU) 6-2, 6-1
3. Joseph Di Giulio (UCLA) def. Othar Kordsachia (LMU) 6-2, 6-0
4. Ryoto Tachi (UCLA) vs. Luke Bohuslav (LMU) 7-5, 4-0, unfinished
5. Michael Guzman (UCLA) vs. Daniel Simko (LMU) 3-6, 2-4, unfinished
6. Brendan Wee (UCLA) vs. Ivan Jelic (LMU) 6-1, 3-6, 2-1, unfinished
Match Notes
Loyola Marymount 10-6
UCLA 13-2; National ranking #5
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2); Singles (2,1,3)
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