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Michael Guzman (pictured) and partner Joseph Di Giulio clinched the doubles point for UCLA on Wednesday.

Courtesy: UCLA Athletics
No. 5 Men's Tennis Downs UC San Diego, 5-0
Courtesy: UCLA Athletics  
Release:  04/16/2014
LOS ANGELES - With its biggest match of the season just two days away, the fifth-ranked UCLA men's tennis team got in some extra match play on Wednesday, dispatching of UC San Diego, 5-0 at the Los Angeles Tennis Center. With Wednesday's win the Bruins, who travel to No. 3 USC on Friday to determine this year's Pac-12 Champion, record their 20th-victory of the season to improve to 20-2 overall.

UCLA began the day by wrapping up the doubles point with two quick wins. After 58th-ranked Marcos Giron and Karue Sell cruised to an 8-0 victory at No. 1 doubles, the Bruins claimed the point at court No. 2, where Joseph Di Giulio and Michael Guzman downed Alexandre Miaule and Horea Porutiu, 8-3.

The Bruins were equally as dominant in singles, registering four straight-set wins to take the match 5-0. Victories by Giron and Sell set the stage for Ryoto Tachi to clinch the win, as he downed Kona Luu, 6-0, 6-3 at court No. 4 to give UCLA a 4-0 lead. With the match already decided, the Bruins tacked on another victory when Gage Brymer downed Rajeev Herekar at court No. 2.

Friday's Pac-12 showdown between UCLA and USC is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. at USC's Marks Tennis Stadium. Singles will begin at 12:00 p.m. The Pac-12 Networks will be airing the singles portion of the match live.

#5 UCLA 5, UC San Diego 0
Apr 16, 2014 at Los Angeles, CA (Los Angeles Tennis Center)

Doubles
1. #58 Giron/Sell (UCLA) def. Jiganti/Luu (UCSD) 8-0
2. Joseph Di Giulio/Guzman (UCLA) def. Miaule/Porutiu (UCSD) 8-3
3. Brymer/Tachi (UCLA) vs. Herekar/Meyer (UCSD) 5-5, unfinished
UCLA Wins Doubles Point
Singles
1. #5 Marcos Giron (UCLA) def. Max Jiganti (UCSD) 6-1, 6-1
2. #74 Gage Brymer (UCLA) def. Rajeev Herekar (UCSD) 6-0, 6-2
3. Karue Sell (UCLA) def. Alexandre Miaule (UCSD) 6-3, 6-0
4. Ryoto Tachi (UCLA) def. Kona Luu (UCSD) 6-0, 6-3
5. Michael Guzman (UCLA) vs. Horea Porutiu (UCSD) 6-2, 2-2, unfinished
6. Brendan Wee (UCLA) vs. Mark Meyer (UCSD) 2-6, 1-2, unfinished
Match Notes
UC San Diego 15-9
UCLA 20-2; National ranking #5
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2); Singles (1,3,4,2)

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