Men's Tennis Players Compete at Two Tournaments

Jan. 14, 2005

Members of the UCLA men's tennis team are competing in two tounamentsthis weekend, splitting time between the Sherwood Collegiate Cup inThousand Oaks, Calif. and the National Collegiate Tennis Classic inPalm Springs, Calif.

At the Sherwood Collegiate Cup, the Bruins had four players advance tothe quarterfinals of singles on Friday, as Luben Pampoulov, BenKohlloeffel, Philipp Gruendler and Chris Lam all won two matches.Singles play continues Saturday along with the first round of doublesplay.

Just two players are competing at the NCTC in Palm Springs, with KrisKwinta advancing to the quarterfinals in singles. He will facePepperdine's Pedro Rico on Saturday. In doubles, Alberto Francis andKwinta were upset in the first round.

Sherwood Collegiate Cup (Thousand Oaks, Calif.)

1st Round:

Philipp Gruendler (UCLA) def. Phil Kao (Stanford), 6-4, 6-4Sam Warburg (Stanford) def. Jaysen Chung (UCLA), 6-2, 6-1Luben Pampoulov (UCLA) def. Eric Mckean (Stanford), 6-4, 7-6(4)Chris Lam (UCLA) def. Brian Wright (USC), 3-6, 6-4, 6-2Mathieu Dehaine (UCLA) def. Phil Sheng (Stanford), 6-4, 6-3Jon Wong (Stanford) def. Jason Nguyen (UCLA), 7-6(3), 6-3Benjamin Kohlloeffel (UCLA) def. James Wan (Stanford), 6-3, 6-0

2nd Round:
Philipp Gruendler (UCLA) def. Kaes Van't Hof (USC), 6-3, 6-3Luben Pampoulov (UCLA) def. Drew Hoskins (USC), 6-4, 6-1Lars Poerschke (Baylor) def. Mathieu Dehaine (UCLA) 6-3, 6-3Benjamin Kohlloeffel (UCLA) def. Jonas Berg (Pepperdine) 6-4,2-6,6-3

Pampoulov vs. Jamil Al-agba (USC)Gruendler vs. Sam Warburg (Stanford)Lars Poerschke (Baylor) vs. LamKohlloeffel vs. Jonas Berg (Pepperdine)

Saturday's Schedule
9:00 a.m. - Singles Consolation11:00 a.m. - Singles Quarterfinals3:00 p.m. - Doubles First Round

National Collegiate Tennis Classic @ Indian Wells Tennis Garden

1st round:
Kris Kwinta (UCLA) def. Carey Rubin (Kentucky) 6-3, 6-2Alberto Francis - BYE

2nd Round:
Kris Kwinta (UCLA) def Somdev Devvarman (Virginia), 7-5, 7-5Nate Emge (Kentucky) def Alberto Francis (UCLA), 7-5, 6-3

Doubles Quarterfinals:
Devvarman/ Treat Huey (Virginia) def. Francis/Kwinta, 8-1

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