Despite some struggles early on, the No. 12 Stanford men’s tennis team finished its regular-season schedule on a high note Friday with a comfortable 5-2 victory at No. 14 Cal.
Having concluded their home schedule Wednesday afternoon with an emphatic 7-0 victory over unranked Pacific, the No. 12 Stanford men’s tennis team will look to further build postseason momentum today as they travel to Berkeley for a rivalry matchup against No. 14 Cal. The match is the final test for the Cardinal (15-7, 4-2 Pac-12) before the inaugural Pac-12 Championship—which starts on April 25 in Ojai, Calif.—and will serve as a tie-breaker between Stanford and Cal (11-9, 4-2 Pac-12) in determining the tournament’s No. 3 seed.
The Stanford men’s tennis team picked up a big win on Saturday at the Taube Family Tennis Center, defeating archrival Cal 6-1. Playing in front of a large crowd filled with many parents for the annual Parents’ Weekend, the No. 9 Cardinal did not disappoint, satisfying the crowd with its decisive victory.
The Stanford men’s tennis team bounced back from its miserable showing against USC and UCLA last weekend and secured a solid 5-2 victory over visiting Brigham Young University. The No. 9 Cardinal (6-2, 0-0 Pac-12) handed the No. 52 Cougars (3-5) their 20th loss in 22 matches against the Cardinal in the history of the schools’ tennis programs.
The Stanford men’s tennis team defeated the Tulsa Golden Hurricane by the slimmest of margins, 4 to 3, on Friday evening at Taube Tennis Stadium. No. 12 Stanford improved to 10-5 (1-1 Pac-10) with the victory while No. 31 Tulsa fell to 14-6. The Cardinal wrapped up the weekend in Tucson, dealing the Arizona Wildcats a 5-2 loss.
The Stanford men’s tennis team went 0-1 this weekend and left Southern California with a feeling of disappointment. In a weekend hyped up as a clash of Pac-10 titans, it was the weather that defined the weekend as rain cancelled one match and abbreviated another.
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.