No. 1 UCLA Men's Tennis Upends Oxford, 7-0

April 3, 2001

Los Angeles, CA -- The top-ranked UCLA Bruins tennis team defeated Oxford University, 7-0 this afternoon at the Los Angeles Tennis Center. The singles portion of the match was played using a pro set format in lieu of the standard collegiate scoring

The Bruins claimed the first point of the match after sweeping all-three double matches. The tandem of Jean-Noel Grinda and Chris Sands clinched the doubles point for the Bruins after defeating Venki Sundaram and Joerg Peltzer at No. 2, 8-3.

The Bruins were equally impressive in singles as UCLA took all six matches. Junior Derrick Nguyen, who was making his spring debut, guaranteed the victory for the Bruins after he posted an 8-0 victory over Max Lang on court No. 5. Zac Knysh, who was also making his first appearance of the 2001 season, defeated Julien Olszyna, 8-5 at No. 6.

UCLA returns to action this Friday (April 6) in a match against No. 6 Stanford at the LA Tennis Center. The match is scheduled to begin at 1:30 pm.

UCLA 7, Oxford 0

Doubles

(1) Rettenmaier/Matkowski (UCLA) def. Victoir/Sundaram (Oxford) - 8-4(2) Grinda/Sands (UCLA) def. Peltzer/Griffin (Oxford) - 8-3(3) Djahangiri/Ketola (UCLA) def Lang/Olszyna (Oxford) - 8-1

UCLA wins doubles point

Singles(1)Jean-Noel Grinda (UCLA) def. Nicoles Victoir (Oxford)- 8-2(2) Marcin Matkowski (UCLA) def. Venki Sundaram (Oxford) - 8-1(3) Lassi Ketola (UCLA) def. Joerg Peltzer (Oxford) - 8-0(4) Chris Sands (UCLA) def. Ivan Griffin (Oxford) - 8-3(5) Derrick Nguyen (UCLA) def. Max Lang (Oxford)- 8-0(6) Zac Knysh (UCLA) def. Julien Olszyna-Marzys (Oxford)- 8-5

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