Men's Tennis Taken Down By No. 8 UCLA
March 17, 2007
TEMPE, Ariz. - The Sun Devil Men's Tennis team found themselves overwhelmed Saturday afternoon as they fell 7-0 to the eighth-ranked UCLA Bruins at the ASU Whiteman Tennis Center. The Sun Devils are now 8-6 overall with the Desert Cup coming up next weekend.
The Bruins came out swinging in singles as well, sweeping the Devils, all in straight sets. Freshman Matt Brooklyn fell 6-2 in the first set, but battled back hard in the second which just slipped away as Haythem Abid grabbed the second set 7-5.
Next up the Devils host the Desert Cup, where they will have tea and food served on the Thunderbird Terrace on Saturday, March 24 at high noon at ASU's Whiteman Tennis Center in Tempe. The Devils will take on in-state rivals Arizona during the Desert Cup. For more information on tickets please visit the Sun Devil Men's Tennis home page and click on The Desert Cup sidebar link.
Results from ASU vs. #8 UCLA
1.)Gruendler/Kohlloeffel (UCLA) def. Miller/Brooklyn (ASU) - 8-3
2.)Abid/Surapol (UCLA) def. Rebaza/Hegarty (ASU) - 8-1
3.)Dehaine/Drean (UCLA) def. Bellama/Souza (ASU) - 8-7 (3)
1.) Benjamin Kohlloeffel (UCLA) def. Juan Carlos Rebaza (ASU) - 6-3, 6-3
2.) Haythem Abid (UCLA) def. Matt Brooklyn (ASU) - 6-2, 7-5
3.) Chris Surapol (UCLA) def. Wes Miller (ASU) - 6-4, 6-4
4.) Phillip Gruendler (UCLA) def. Nick Hegarty (ASU) - 6-4, 6-4
5.) Jeremy Drean (UCLA) def. T.J Bellama (ASU) - 6-2, 6-4
6.) Michael Look (UCLA) def. Murilo Souza (ASU) - 6-2, 6-4