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Quest for #109: Men's Tennis Elite Eight Open Thread

It seems that we're back up and running, and fortunately, so is our #1-seeded men's tennis team, which will be in action against Duke in the NCAA quarterfinal round in Illinois this afternoon at 2 p.m., as they seek to bring home UCLA's 109th NCAA national title to Westwood.

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The #1-seeded men's tennis team continues to survive and advance in dominating fashion, marching into today's Elite Eight matchup with #9-seeded Duke following a 4-0 demolition of #16-seeded Vanderbilt in the Sweet Sixteen round. Against Vandy, the Bruins got started with a solid pair of wins to take the doubles point (8-4, 8-0), followed by three straight singles wins by Adrien Puget (6-2, 6-1), Clay Thompson (6-1, 6-2), and Karue Sell (6-4, 6-3) to take four straight points and continue their perfect run in NCAA action. As it currently stands, UCLA has yet to drop a point in NCAA action, and they'll look to continue their assault on the national title this afternoon against Duke, with the match getting underway at 2 p.m. PST.

If you want to check out the action, both live statistics and live video will be available through the University of Illinois here.

Fire away with your thoughts, updates, and reactions in the open thread for the men's tennis Elite Eight match.