Gruendler, Dehaine and Drean Win Early Matches at Ojai.
April 26, 2007
Gruendler began the afternoon for the Bruins, defeating ASU's Wes Miller, 7-6, 6-3. He was to face USC's Kaes Van't Hof in the second round. Dehaine downed Washington's Daniel Chu, 6-4, 0-6, 6-3, setting up a second round meeting with ASU's Matt Brooklyn. Drean was UCLA's other first round winner on Thursday, defeating Oregon's Marcos Verdasco, 6-2, 6-3. Drean will face top-seeded Alex Slovic of Washington in the next round.
Sophomore Michael Look, the only other Bruin singles player in the main draw, fell in the first round 6-4, 6-4 to ASU's Juan Carlos Rebaza.
In the invitational draw, Elizabeth Lumpkin and Alex McGoodwin were scheduled to play second round matches late Thursday, as both received a bye in the first round. Stephanie Wetmore won her first round match, downing ASU's Jessica Leitch, 6-4, 6-2. Anna-Viktoria Lind was also victorious in the first round as she beat Washington's Melinda Wong, 6-0, 6-4.
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