USC vs. UCLA showdown x2

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Who will win tomorrow's USC-UCLA showdown x2?

Poll closed May 21, 2012.
  1. USC both

    33.3%
  2. UCLA both

    25.0%
  3. USC women, UCLA men

    8.3%
  4. UCLA women, USC men

    33.3%
  1. xtennisloverx

    xtennisloverx Rookie

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    who has the edge? (past matches in parentheses)

    Women (2-1 UCLA)
    1. #14 Zoe Scandalis vs. #4 Robin Anderson (6-4 2-6 4-2 susp. UCLA; 6-3 6-3 UCLA; 6-2 7-5 USC)
    2. #19 Danielle Lao vs. #98 McCall Jones (7-6(7) 1-1 susp. USC; 6-2 6-3 USC; 7-6(1) 6-3 USC)
    3. #26 Sabrina Santamaria vs. #73 Pamela Montez (1-6 6-3 2-1 susp. UCLA; 6-2 6-3 USC; 6-2 6-1 USC)
    4. #89 Kaitlyn Christian vs. #124 Skylar Morton (6-4 7-5 UCLA; 6-3 6-0 USC; 6-4 6-3 USC)
    5. Gabriella DeSimone vs. #119 Chanelle Van Nguyen (6-3 2-6 6-2 UCLA; 4-6 6-2 6-3 UCLA; 6-2, 2-6, 6-2 UCLA)
    6. Valeria Pulido vs. Carling Seguso (no meetings this season)
    1) #3 Kaitlyn Christian/Sabrina Santamaria vs. #6 Robin Anderson/Skylar Morton (8-6 UCLA; 8-5 UCLA; 8-6 USC)
    2) #49 Valeria Pulido/Zoe Scandalis vs. #9 Courtney Dolehide/Pamela Montez (8-6 UCLA)
    3) #75 Danielle Lao/Alison Ramos vs. McCall Jones/Carling Seguso (8-6 USC)

    Men (2-1 USC)
    1. #1 Steve Johnson vs. #62 Clay Thompson (6-2 6-1 USC)
    2. #25 Raymond Sarmiento vs. #16 Nick Meister (6-3 6-4 UCLA)
    3. #21 Daniel Nguyen vs. Dennis Novikov (7-5 6-4 USC; 6-3 6-1 USC)
    4. #57 Emilio Gomez vs. #84 Marcos Giron (4-6 7-5 6-1 UCLA; 6-4 6-3 USC)
    5. #51 Yannick Hanfmann vs. #46 Adrien Puget (7-6(5) 3-6 6-2 UCLA; 3-6 6-3 6-5 susp. USC)
    6. Roberto Quiroz vs. Dennis Mkrtchian (4-6 6-3 6-2 UCLA; 3-6 6-4 6-3 UCLA)
    1) #2 Steve Johnson/Roberto Quiroz vs. #44 Alex Brigham/Adrien Puget (8-5 USC; 8-5 USC)
    2) #35 Daniel Nguyen/Raymond Sarmiento vs. #85 Nick Meister/Dennis Novikov (8-3 USC; 6-3 susp. UCLA)
    3) Emilio Gomez/Yannick Hanfmann vs. Marcos Giron/Warren Hardie (9-8(1) UCLA; 8-6 USC)
     
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  2. SoCal10s

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    I'm going with USC for both men's and women's ..
     
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  3. mikej

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    USC men, UCLA women
     
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  4. woodrow1029

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    USC men, ucla women should happen. But stranger things have happened
     
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  5. Satsuma Illini

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    Both cal schools so ho-hum. Whichever.
     
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  6. jaggy

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    I cant stand usc from my time living out there, go bruins
     
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  7. SoCal10s

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    USC has changed a whole since the 90's .. it's a nice campus and the kids are great.. they are a better lot than UCLA kids .. I've walked around both campuses and USC kids seems a lot friendlier and more well rounded ... UCLA students seems somewhat standoffish ,a total reverse of what was before..
     
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  8. Nostradamus

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    This Danielle Lao surprises me everytime i watch her play. She is so small and tiny and you wonder how can she hit the ball so hard and stay with these big girls that hit big heavy shots. and yet All she does is WIN. lol
     
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  9. SoCal10s

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    USC girls have a couple of great fighters on that team now and they are starting to influence the rest of the team to fight harder and dig deeper,thus their success .. beating Stanford with their #4 back in the line-up was an un-imaginable win..
    the match before,DLoa saved 6 match points against Baylor and that fired up the rest of the team dig deep for their win..

    I hope they can keep this pace up and go all the way..


    look what I just found for you ''fadace'' she's a bit tiny :
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wz7VXQhxjFs
     
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  10. aced_Tezuka

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    Watched USC play tennis for the first time on the 12th. Came in during the men's singles and watched the women's singles & doubles. Miss Lao's singles match 2 weeks ago at USC was awesome. She hits that ball HARD. O:
    But it was hard to watch her match while watching Scandilis('s) awesome comeback. Rooting for USC.
     
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  11. xtennisloverx

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    UCLA women, USC men

    Women (UCLA 4, USC 3)
    1. #4 Robin Anderson (UCLA) def. #14 Zoe Scandalis (USC) 6-7 (5), 6-4, 6-2
    2. #98 McCall Jones (UCLA) def. #19 Danielle Lao (USC) 6-4, 2-6, 6-2
    3. #26 Sabrina Santamaria (USC) def. #73 Pamela Montez (UCLA) - 7-5, 2-6, 6-4
    4. #124 Skylar Morton (UCLA) def. #89 Kaitlyn Christian (USC) 6-4, 7-5
    5. Gabriella DeSimone (USC) def. #119 Chanelle Van Nguyen (UCLA) 0-6, 6-2, 6-4
    6. Valeria Pulido (USC) def. Carling Seguso (UCLA) 7-5, 3-6, 6-1
    1) #6 Anderson/Morton (UCLA) def. #3 Christian/Santamaria (USC) 8-3
    2) #9 Dolehide/Montez (UCLA) def. #49 Pulido/Scandalis (USC) 8-4
    3) #75 Lao/Ramos (USC) vs. Jones/Seguso (UCLA) 6-5 susp.

    Men (USC 4, UCLA 1)
    1. #1 Steve Johnson (USC) def. #62 Clay Thompson (UCLA) - 6-1, 6-1
    2. #25 Ray Sarmiento (USC) def. #16 Nick Meister (UCLA) - 6-1, 6-1
    3. #21 Daniel Nguyen (USC) def. Dennis Novikov (UCLA) - 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (3)
    4. #84 Marcus Giron (UCLA) def. #57 Emilio Gomez (USC) - 6-3, 6-4
    5. #51 Yannick Hanfmann (USC) vs. #46 Adrien Puget (UCLA) - 3-6, 1-3 susp.
    6. Roberto Quiroz (USC) vs. Dennis Mkrtchian (UCLA) - 2-3 susp.
    1) #2 S. Johnson/Quiroz (USC) def. #44 Brigham/Puget (UCLA) - 8-6
    2) #35 Nguyen/Sarmiento (USC) def. #85 Meister/Novikov (UCLA) - 9-8 (6)
    3) Giron/Hardie (UCLA) def. Gomez/Hanfmann (USC) - 8-4


    congrats andfor, ClarkC, ErikE, TopDawg
     
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  12. Nostradamus

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    Little girl Lao went down to Mrs. Jones of UCLA. It was a good run for USC but UCLA played better, that is for sure. I was hoping USC would go all the way since they beat the best team in the tournament Stanford, but it wasn't to be.

    but Stanford is a lock for NCAA win next year. With the Junior #1 player coming in for 2013 season, i don't know how they can lose.
     
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  13. Tennishacker

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    What happened to C. Ahn this season, I know she was injured most of last year.
     
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    they has the best team on paper this year and almost every year and can't get over the hump ..why is that?
     
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  15. Tennishacker

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    Academics.:)
     
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    I think you meant to type: Dey haz the best ....
     
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  19. SoCal10s

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    I'm picking USC women's team over UCLA and

    UCLA men's team over USC...

    USC women's team have 3 and maybe 4 top singles .. last year SC women #1 is playing #3 and haven't won too many big matches yet ,but if and when she starts winning again,she'll be the nation's best at #3 ... USC's #1 is ranked 3rd in the nation and USC's #2 is ranked #1 in singles and doubles .. their 4th best player is a bit up and down but she had a strong showing in the fall tournament .. their #1 doubles never lose and their #2 and #3 doubles are getting better,... so may be by the NCAA tournament everything comes together for them they can win it all..
     
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