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UCLA Men’s Tennis To Meet Michigan in Round of 16 at NCAA Championships

Today’s match has been delayed and moved to Chapel Hill.

Austin Rapp and Keegan Smith look to lead the Bruins to another NCAA title.
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The Bruins have gotten their first break in the Round of 16 before their match has started. That’s because the start time of UCLA’s match against the #15 seed Michigan Wolverines has been pushed back due to bad weather in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

As a result of the weather, UCLA’s match has been relocated to the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina about an hour east of Winston-Salem and the match will now be played indoors.

It’s been a long time since the Bruins faced the Wolverines in a men’s tennis match. The teams haven’t met since 1989 when UCLA won 8-1.

The Bruins advanced to the Round of 16 by sweeping San Diego on Sunday, 4-0, at the Los Angeles Tennis Center.

By defeating the Toreros at home last weekend, UCLA finished the season with a perfect home schedule. The Bruins won all 16 matches at home.

The Wolverines advanced to today’s match by sweeping both Cleveland State and Notre Dame in Ann Arbor last weekend.

This is your UCLA Bruins vs. Michigan Wolverines NCAA Tennis Round of 16 open thread.

Go Bruins!!! Bring home 117!!!