The No. 11 Stanford men’s tennis team suffered two tough losses over the weekend at the hands of the Pac-12 powerhouses from Southern California: No. 1 USC and No. 6 UCLA. The Cardinal (14-7, 4-2 Pac-12) was roundly defeated in both matches, 7-0 in front of a packed crowd at USC’s Marks Stadium on Saturday and 6-1 in front of the Bruin faithful on Sunday.
The No. 11 Stanford men’s tennis team began its spring quarter on a particularly strong note over the weekend, shutting out both Oregon and Washington in back-to-back 7-0 victories.
Seniors Bradley Klahn and Ryan Thacher repeated as Pacific Coast Doubles champions on Sunday in La Jolla, Calif., fending off the independent duo of Kris Kwinta and John Peers in a tight 6-4, 6-4 match.
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 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.
This recent stretch of cold weather notwithstanding, spring is in the air here on the Farm, and that means one thing for the Stanford men’s tennis team: The season is about to start. The 2011-12 Cardinal team is looking to avenge last year’s nail-biting defeat at the hands of the Virginia Cavaliers in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament, held at Stanford’s home court, the Taube Family Tennis Center.