Bruins Edge Trojans, 4-2 in NCAA Quarterfinals

May 18, 2008

Tulsa, Okla. - Just as the Bruin women did earlier in the tournament, the UCLA men's tennis team ended the season of its biggest rival on Sunday, as the third-seeded Bruins recorded a 4-2 victory over No. 6 USC in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championships at Tulsa's Michael D. Case Tennis Center. With the win, the Bruins (25-1) advance to their first semifinal appearance since winning the national championship in 2005. UCLA will square off against No. 7 Texas in the semifinals on Monday at 5:00 p.m. (CST).

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Doubles
1. (2) Farah/Van't Hof (USC) def. (52) Meister/Srugo (UCLA) - 8-6
2. Dehaine/Seguso (UCLA) def. Abdullah/Sacks (USC) - 8-5
3. Drean/Look (UCLA) def. Piotrowski/Poldma (USC) - 8-6
UCLA Wins Doubles Point -- Order of Finish: 1, 3, 2

Singles
1. (23) Harel Srugo (UCLA) def. (6) Robert Farah (USC) - 7-6(4), 6-3*
2. (61) Holden Seguso (UCLA) def. (29) Kaes Van't Hof (USC) - 7-5, 7-6(5)
3. (54) Jaak Poldma (USC) def. (40) Mathieu Dehaine (UCLA) - 7-6(3), 6-3
4. Michael Look (UCLA) vs. (72) Gary Sacks (USC) - 6-2, 4-6, 4-5 Susp.
5. Abdullah Magdas (USC) def. Jeremy Drean (UCLA) - 6-4, 6-3
6. Nick Meister (UCLA) def. Andrew Piotrowski (USC) - 6-4, 6-4

* Denotes Clinching Match -- Order of Finish: 5, 6, 3, 2, 1

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