No. 12 Men's Tennis Upsets No. 4 USC

April 16, 2010

LOS ANGELES - After already suffering two losses to its cross-town rival earlier this season, the No. 12 UCLA men's tennis team pulled off a huge upset on Friday, posting a 4-3 victory over No. 4 USC at the Marks Tennis Stadium. With the win, UCLA improves to 14-6 overall and 4-2 in the Pac-10. USC suffers just its third loss of the year, going to 19-3 and 5-1 in conference play.

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#12 UCLA 4, #4 USC 3
Apr 16, 2010 at Los Angeles, CA (Marks Tennis Stadium)

Doubles
1. #5 Farah/Johnson (USC) def. #19 Inbar/Meister (UCLA) 8-5
2. Abid/Brooklyn (UCLA) def. #61 Nguyen/JT Sundling (USC) 9-8
3. Alex Brigham/Seguso (UCLA) def. Lucassen/Poldma (USC) 9-8

UCLA Wins Doubles Point

Singles
1. #7 Robert Farah (USC) def. #56 Nick Meister (UCLA) 6-1, 6-0
2. #2 Steve Johnson (USC) def. #55 Matt Brooklyn (UCLA) 6-2, 6-3
3. #52 Haythem Abid (UCLA) def. #100 Jaak Poldma (USC) 6-3, 5-7, 6-3
4. #88 Daniel Nguyen (USC) def. Holden Seguso (UCLA) 6-3, 1-6, 6-4
5. #97 Amit Inbar (UCLA) def. #125 Peter Lucassen (USC) 6-2, 6-1
6. Maxime Tabatruong (UCLA) def. Jason McNaughton (USC) 6-3, 6-7 (5-7), 6-4

Match Notes
UCLA 14-6; 4-2 Pac-10; National ranking #12
USC 19-3; 5-1 Pac-10; National ranking #4
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (1,5,2,3,4,6)

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