The Stanford men’s tennis team suffered its first losses of the young dual-match season this past weekend as Stanford was clobbered by visiting No. 1… Continue Reading »
The Stanford men’s tennis team returns home to a flurry of dual matches this weekend after kicking off its season last week in Oklahoma. The Cardinal, which won both its matches on the road trip, will participate in the ITA Kick-Off Weekend, which features four schools at each of 15 host locations vying to advance to next month’s prestigious National Team Indoor Championships. Joining the No. 6 Cardinal at the Taube Family Tennis Center will be No. 48 Boise State, No. 50 Santa Clara and No. 64 Saint Mary’s.
With that track record, one might think other teams would emulate the way the things are run here on the Farm. However, in one glaring instance–recruiting international players–other top teams across the country are doing the exact opposite of the Cardinal.
The Stanford men’s tennis team remained undefeated on Tuesday afternoon, defeating Fresno State—and the tricky weather conditions—at the Taube Tennis Stadium. The No. 8 Cardinal (7-0) was able to gut out a tightly fought victory over a feisty Bulldog team (4-4) and a stiff wind, prevailing by a score of 5-2.
The No. 8 Stanford men’s tennis team (5-0, 0-0 Pac-10) remained undefeated in dual-match play yesterday afternoon, dominating Utah at Taube Tennis Stadium by a score of 7-0. Even more impressive for the Cardinal team is the fact that the victory came without two of the squad’s top players—juniors Bradley Klahn and Ryan Thacher.