TUCSON, Ariz. - The 60th-ranked University of Arizona Men's tennis team fell to third-ranked UCLA, 6-1, Friday at the LaNelle Robson Tennis Center.
In singles play, freshman Whi Kim defeated No. 47 Erfan Djahangiri at the No. 4 spot, 6-4, 2-6, 6-2, for his third consecutive win this season. At the second spot, Tobias Clemens clinched the match for the Bruins by defeating sophomore Tom Lloyd, 6-3, 6-2.
UCLA swept the Cats in doubles play. The duo of junior Steven Capriati and Kim fell to 45th-ranked Jean-Noel Grinda and Jean-Julian Rojer, 8-5.
The Wildcats play tomorrow at noon against No. 13 USC at the LaNelle Robson Tennis Center.
Results Singles No. 1 (27)Jean-Julian (UCLA) def. Steven Capriati (UA) 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 No. 2 Tobias Clemens (UCLA) def. Tom Lloyd (UA) 6-3, 6-2 No. 3 (28)Jean-Noel Grinda def. Carl Hagman (UA) 6-4, 7-6(4) No. 4 Whi Kim (UA) def. Erfan Djahangiri (UCLA) 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 No. 5 Travis Rettenmaier (UCLA) def. Jari Niskala (UA) 6-1, 6-2 No. 6 Marcin Matkowski (UCLA) def. Bruno Aropovic (UA) 6-3, 6-2 Doubles No. 1 (45)Grinda/Rojer (UCLA) def.. Capriati/Kim (UA) 8-5 No. 2 Matkowski/Rettenmaier (UCLA) def. Lloyd/Hagman (UA) 8-6 No. 3 Clemens/Ketola def. Brateanu/Jackson (UA) 8-1