The No. 33 Minnesota men's tennis team dropped a 4-0 decision to No. 6 UCLA at the Los Angeles Tennis Center today in the ITA Kick-Off Weekend. The Gophers fell to 1-1 on the year and play No. 28 Fresno State on Saturday, who lost 4-1 to No. 27 Florida State earlier in the day.
Phillip Arndt and Sebastian Gallego were beaten 8-2 by Amit Inbar and Adrien Puget at No. 1 doubles. UCLA then clinched the doubles point when Daniel Kosakowski and Clay Thompson defeated Julian Dehn and Brendan Ruddock 8-3 at No. 3 doubles. The No. 2 doubles match between UCLA's Alex Brigham and Holden Seguso and the Gophers' Rok Bonin and Tobias Wernet went unfinished.
UCLA earned three points in singles competition with victories at No. 1, No. 2 and No. 6 singles. The other three matches went unfinished. Bonin fell 6-1, 7-5 to Kosakowski at No. 1, while Gallego lost 7-6 (3), 6-3 at No. 2 to No. 86 Inbar. Seguso topped Dehn 6-4, 6-3 at No. 6 singles.
Tennis Match Results
Minnesota vs UCLA
Jan 28, 2011 at Los Angeles, CA
(Los Angeles Tennis Center)
#6 UCLA 4, #33 Minnesota 0
1. Daniel Kosakowski (UCLA) def. Rok Bonin (MINN) 6-1, 7-5
2. #86 Amit Inbar (UCLA) def. Sebastian Gallego (MINN) 7-6 (7-3), 6-3
3. Clay Thompson (UCLA) vs. Tobias Wernet (MINN) 3-6, 6-2, unfinished
4. Adrien Puget (UCLA) vs. Phillip Arndt (MINN) 6-3, 6-5, unfinished
5. Alex Brigham (UCLA) vs. Brendan Ruddock (MINN) 5-7, 6-2, unfinished
6. Holden Seguso (UCLA) def. Julian Dehn (MINN) 6-4, 6-3
1. Amit Inbar/Adrien Puget (UCLA) def. Phillip Arndt/Sebastian Gallego (MINN) 8-2
2. Alex Brigham/Holden Seguso (UCLA) vs. Rok Bonin/Tobias Wernet (MINN) 5-4, unfinished
3. Daniel Kosakowski/Clay Thompson (UCLA) def. Julian Dehn/Brendan Ruddock (MINN) 8-3
Minnesota 1-1; National ranking #33
UCLA 3-0; National ranking #6
Order of finish: Doubles (1,3); Singles (2,6,1)