The top-ranked player in ITA’s singles and doubles rankings, Anderson posted a perfect 4-0 record over the weekend, helping the fifth-ranked Bruins to a pair of wins during ITA Kick-Off Weekend. The Matawan, N.J., native was perfect in singles in the team’s opening match against San Diego, downing Shani Blecher, 6-0, 6-0. She also teamed with Jennifer Brady in doubles, registering a 6-1 win over Blecher and Columba Di Filippo. The following day against TCU, Anderson earned a 6-3, 6-1 win over No. 30 Stefanie Tan before pairing with Brady again to notch a 6-2 win in doubles over Seda Arantekin and Millie Nichols. With the two wins on the weekend, UCLA qualified for a spot in next month’s ITA National Women’s Team Indoor Championships.
Lacey Smyth, ARIZ; Desirae Krawczyk, ASU; Klara Fabikova, CAL; Alex Aiello, COLO; Nicole Long, ORE; Giuliana Olmos, USC; Olga Musilovich, WSU.
2014 Tennis Players of the Week
Jan. 21: Kristie Ahn, Sr., Stanford Jan. 28: Robin Anderson, Jr., UCLA