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July 24, 2000 | VALERIE GUTIERREZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After Justin Gimelstob beat Australia's Patrick Rafter in the quarterfinals of the 1998 Mercedes-Benz Cup, he promptly declared that the Los Angeles Tennis Center at UCLA was "his house." Gimelstob will have another chance to prove he is a worthy tenant when he begins play today against James Sekulov of Australia. Gimelstob is in tonight's featured match. Play begins at 11:30 a.m.
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July 26, 2002 | DAVID CARRILLO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The cars keep stacking up like they do at the impound. But this isn't the impound, it's parking garage 4 at UCLA and at least 50 cars are looking for a spot. They are all mostly here for the Mercedes-Benz Cup. They honk, yell and pray they'll find a spot before Gustavo Kuerten's first serve at 3:48 p.m. "This is the problem with having a tennis tournament at UCLA.
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July 26, 2002 | DAVID CARRILLO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The cars keep stacking up like they do at the impound. But this isn't the impound, it's parking garage 4 at UCLA and at least 50 cars are looking for a spot. They are all mostly here for the Mercedes-Benz Cup. They honk, yell and pray they'll find a spot before Gustavo Kuerten's first serve at 3:48 p.m. "This is the problem with having a tennis tournament at UCLA.
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July 24, 2000 | VALERIE GUTIERREZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After Justin Gimelstob beat Australia's Patrick Rafter in the quarterfinals of the 1998 Mercedes-Benz Cup, he promptly declared that the Los Angeles Tennis Center at UCLA was "his house." Gimelstob will have another chance to prove he is a worthy tenant when he begins play today against James Sekulov of Australia. Gimelstob is in tonight's featured match. Play begins at 11:30 a.m.
SPORTS
May 3, 1985
UCLA's men's tennis team, the defending NCAA champion, will be host to fifth-ranked Pepperdine Saturday at 1 p.m. at UCLA's Los Angeles Tennis Center.
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July 26, 1996
Celebrity tennis matches with the emphasis on fun will be held during "An Evening at the Net" at the Infiniti Open at UCLA's Los Angeles Tennis Center on Monday at 6:30 p.m. Dana Carvey and Garry Marshall will host the event, with celebrities including Jon Lovitz joining such tennis notables as Stefan Edberg. The event benefits the Los Angeles Free Clinic. General admission tickets are $16. Tickets for the VIP party before the tennis matches are $100 for adults and $50 for children.
SPORTS
July 26, 1999
* What--Mercedes-Benz Cup. * Where--UCLA's Los Angeles Tennis Center. * When--Today through Sunday. * Who--Top-seeded players: Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Tim Henman, Marcelo Rios, Thomas Enqvist, Goran Ivanisevic, Lleyton Hewitt and Wayne Ferreira. Singles draw is 32 players. Doubles field has 16 teams. * Tickets--UCLA's central ticket office at 310-825-2101 or TicketMaster locations.
SPORTS
August 12, 1988
The USTA/Volvo Team Tennis League, a grass-roots program considered tennis' answer to public park softball leagues, moves up a level this weekend at UCLA's Los Angeles Tennis Center. Fifty-one teams, including 17 from the Valley area, will compete in the USTA/Volvo Southern California Sectionals today. Winners from the three-day tournament will advance to national tournaments throughout the country later this month.
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July 28, 1996 | WENDY WITHERSPOON
In his first appearance in the spotlight since winning Wimbledon, Richard Krajicek did not disappoint at a draw party for the Infiniti Open at the House of Blues on Saturday. Krajicek, seeded second behind Michael Chang for the tournament, which begins Monday at UCLA's Los Angeles Tennis Center, poked fun at Stefan Edberg, who is retiring this year.
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July 29, 1995 | WENDY WITHERSPOON
Jim Courier, who has not advanced past the quarterfinals of any of the three Grand Slam events this year, was given a wild-card entry and seeded third Friday in the Infiniti Open tournament, which begins Monday at UCLA's Los Angeles Tennis Center. Courier joins Jimmy Connors, four-time L.A. tournament champion, as wild-card players in the 32-man singles draw, and the two will play together in the 16-team doubles competition.
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July 25, 1995 | JULIE CART
Jimmy Connors, busy winning nearly every event on his senior tennis tour, has been given a wild-card spot in the main draw of the Infiniti Open tournament, which begins Monday at UCLA's Los Angeles Tennis Center. Connors, 42, who has won the L.A. tournament four times, most recently in 1984, has been a fixture on his recently created Champions Tour for players 35 and over.
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