Stanford’s No. 4 ranked men’s and No. 20 ranked women’s tennis teams will close out the regular season this weekend with three total home meets and high expectations. On Friday, the women’s team will host No. 42 California at 11 a.m., and the men’s team will face No. 36 Oregon at 2 p.m., both meets held at Taube Family Tennis Stadium. After the men host Washington at 3 p.m. on Saturday, both teams will be busy preparing for the Pac-12 championships the following week.
No. 22 Stanford women’s tennis (14-3, 8-0 Pac-12) swept their Pacific Northwest tour this weekend, clinching their ninth and 10th consecutive meet wins against No. 37 Washington State (20-5, 5-4) on Friday and the University of Washington (14-10, 4-5) on Saturday. The Cardinal defeated both teams by a 4-2 margin, securing Stanford’s position as the leader of the Pac-12 conference and cementing them as a force to be reckoned with in national competition.
No. 22 Stanford Women’s Tennis (12-3, 6-0 Pac-12) will travel north this weekend to face Pac-12 rivals No. 37 Washington State (20-3, 5-2) on Friday and Washington (13-9, 3-4) on Saturday, in their third and second to last meets of the regular season.
It was a successful weekend of home matches for Stanford tennis as the No. 4 ranked men’s team (17-2, 4-1 Pac-12) and the No. 23 ranked women’s team (12-3, 6-0 Pac-12) each came up with a victory at Taube Family Tennis Center. The men’s team swept No. 32 ranked Utah (19-4, 2-2) with a 4-0 score on Saturday afternoon while the women took down No. 26 ranked Oregon (12-8, 3-5) on Sunday, 6-1.
No. 46 Stanford women’s tennis (6-3, 2-0 Pac-12) started out conference play this weekend with two huge victories against No. 13 UCLA (8-3) on Friday and No. 47 USC (7-3) the next morning at Taube Family Tennis Stadium.
Despite cruising to a 6-1 win against UNLV (7-4) on Saturday in Taube, Stanford women’s tennis (4-3) lost for the first time in almost two years at home as it fell to the hand of rival Florida (5-4) 4-3 the next day.
Both women’s and men’s tennis teams are in action this weekend. No. 1 women’s tennis (1-1) has its home opener on Friday at 1:30 p.m. against St. Mary’s (1-3) at Taube Tennis Center.
Top-ranked Stanford women’s tennis (1-0) stays on the road this weekend and travels to Nashville for a showdown against No. 2 Vanderbilt (2-0).