Men's Tennis Falls to No. 3 Ranked UCLA, 7-0.
April 13, 2002
EUGENE, Ore. - The Oregon men's tennis team played hard on Saturday in its last home match of the season against No. 3 UCLA, but were unable to come up with any wins. The Bruins were victorious with a final score of 7-0 against the Ducks.
One highlight of the day was the long match played by Oregon sophomore Johan Paalberg and UCLA's Lassi Ketola. They fought through three sets as the match went to Ketola with a final score of 6-1, 1-6, 6-4.
There were also three very exciting doubles matches including the match between the Oregon team of Jason Menke and Johan Paalberg and UCLA's Tobias Clemens and Lassi Ketola. The match went to UCLA 9-8. Another key match up was between Oregon's doubles team Oded Teig and Sven Swinnen against UCLA's Jean Julien-Rojer and Marcin Matkowski which ended with a UCLA victory of 8-5.
Oregon's next match is on the road against Washington on Saturday at 2 p.m.
No.1- Tobias Clemens (UCLA) def. Oded Teig (UO), 6-1, 7-6
No.2- Jean Julien-Rojer (UCLA) def. Manuel Kost (UO), 6-3, 6-2
No.3- Marcin Matkowski (UCLA) def. Sven Swinnen (UO), 6-2, 7-6
No.4- Rodrido Grilli (UCLA) def. Jason Menke (UO), 7-6, 6-1
No.5- Erfan Djahangiri (UCLA) def. Chris King (UO), 6-2, 7-5
No.6- Lassi Ketola (UCLA) def. Johan Paalberg (UO), 6-1, 1-6, 6-4
No.1- Rojer/ Matkowski (UCLA) def. Teig/Swinnen (UO), 8-5
No.2- Clemens/Ketola (UCLA) def. Menke/Paalberg (UO), 9-8
No.3- Francis/Djahangiri (UCLA) def. King/Kost (UO), 8-3