Anderson and Giron Reach NCAA Round of 16

May 23, 2013

NCAA Tournament Central

Urbana, Ill. - The UCLA men's and women's tennis teams are still in the hunt for two singles championships, as Robin Anderson and Marcos Giron both won matches on Thursday to advance to the round of 16 at the NCAA Championships at the University of Illinois.

Anderson, the tournament's No. 3 seed on the women's side, downed Santa Clara's Katie Le, 7-6(1), 6-2 in Thursday's second round. She will face Nebraska's Mary Weatherholt on Friday at 10:00 a.m. for a spot in the quarterfinals. Anderson is the last remaining Bruin in the women's singles draw, as freshman Kyle McPhillips lost a close one on Thursday, falling to Petra Niedermayerova of Kansas State, 6-3, 3-6, 7-6(6).

Anderson and teammate Skylar Morton kicked off play in the NCAA doubles draw on Thursday, upsetting Michigan's 5-8 seeded Emina Bektas and Brooke Bolender, 7-5, 6-2. Anderson and Morton were beaten by Bektas and Bolender in the round of 16 of the team tournament less than a week ago. The Bruin duo now faces Kansas State's Karla Bonacic and Niedermayerova on Friday at 3:30 p.m.

NCAA Women's Singles Draw | NCAA Women's Doubles Draw

UCLA also had two singles players in action on the men's side on Thursday, however only Giron was able to reach the round of 16. Giron beat Duke's Michael Redlicki, 7-5, 6-3, setting up a round of 16 showdown with Soren Hess-Olesen of Texas on Friday at 10:00 a.m. Dennis Novikov was eliminated from the tournament after suffering a 6-7(1), 7-6(5), 6-1 loss to Ohio State's Peter Kobelt.

NCAA Men's Singles Draw

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