Bruins Down Pepperdine, 6-1
Jan. 25, 2003
LOS ANGELES -The UCLA women's tennis team completed a weekend sweep of its first twodual-match opponents, defeating Pepperdine 6-1 on Saturday at the LosAngeles Tennis Center. On the doubles side, the Bruins won all threematches 8-5, claiming the afternoon's first point. UCLA also won itsfirst five singles matches before the Waves were able to secure a point.
Sara Walker turned in another sterling performance, defeatingPepperdine's Monika Horvath 6-4, 6-2 after another straight-sets victoryon Thursday against Long Beach State.
Two other matches went to three sets before the Bruins claimed two morepoints. Sarah Gregg fought back against Charlotte Vernaz, ranked 91st inthe nation, 2-6, 6-4, 6-2. Following Carleton, freshman Laura Gordonbecame the second first-year player to win on the day, beating MerveAsimgil 3-6, 6-3, 6-2.
Pepperdine's lone point came on court six, where Karin Schlapbach gotpast UCLA's Anya Loncaric, 6-4, 7-5
UCLA's next opponent will be UC Irvine on Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at theLos Angeles Tennis Center, while cross-town rival USC will visit onFriday at 1:30 p.m.