No. 2 UCLA Sweeps Cal Poly SLO
Feb. 10, 1998
LOS ANGELES - Led by senior Matt Breen and redshirt freshman Chris Sands, the No. 2 ranked UCLA men's tennis team swept Cal Poly SLO 7-0 today at the Los Angeles Tennis Center.
Breen and Sands cruised through singles play as each dropped only one game on the afternoon. Breen downed Michael Mgebrov 6-1, 6-0 at No. 3 singles and Sands defeated David Wermuth 6-1, 6-0 at the No. 5 slot.
UCLA's Jean-Noel Grinda, the No. 6 ranked player in collegiate tennis, had the closest singles match of the day, but kept his dual match record clean (5-0) as he defeated Cal Poly's Chris Magyary 6-4, 7-5 at the No. 1 position. Bruin Freshman Noah Newman, filling in for an injured Jason Cook, picked up his first dual match win with a 6-4, 6-1 victory over Sevan Zenopian at the No. 6 position.
In doubles, the team of Brandon Kramer/Newman downed Cal Poly's Wermuth/ George Moungvony 8-6, in the first match of the afternoon. UCLA claimed the one point awarded for doubles when the team of Sands/Vince Allegre defeated Brett Masi/Sevan Zenopian 8-3. UCLA's toughest match of the afternoon came at No. 1 doubles as the Bruin pair of Grinda/Breen needed a tie breaker to defeat Magyary/Tony Piccuta.
UCLA improves to 6-0 overall and remains at 2-0 in Pac-10 competition. Cal Poly SLO falls to 0-3 overall and remains 0-1 in the Big West Conference.
UCLA's next match is at cross-town rival No. 10 USC this Friday, Feb. 13 at 1:30. The Bruins next home match will be Sunday, Mar. 1 at the Los Angeles Tennis Center at 1:00 p.m.
Here are the position-by-position results:
Doubles - (UCLA wins point)
Final Team Score: UCLA 7, Cal Poly SLO 0
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