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Cardinal women’s tennis reaches ITA singles and doubles semifinals

This past weekend, women’s tennis players from across the Pacific Northwest competed at the Taube Family Tennis Stadium on Stanford’s campus. This was the twelve straight time the stadium hosted the event. Players were eligible to compete in the tournament after earning a bid from a prior qualifying tournament. Cal, Cal Poly, Eastern Washington, Fresno State, Gonzaga, Oregon, Pacific, Portland, Sacramento State, Saint Mary’s, San Francisco, San Jose State, Santa Clara, Seattle and UC Davis were all represented at this championship.

Freshmen impress at Intercollegiate Tournament

Stanford men’s and women’s tennis competed in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s Northwest Regional tournament this past weekend, giving both teams a chance to compete in the usually dormant tennis offseason. The men traveled to the University of the Pacific, while the women hosted a contingent of other schools on campus at Taube Tennis Center.

Senior sit down: Taylor Davidson

In this installment of the “Senior Sit Down” series, the Daily’s Neel Ramachandran caught up with Taylor Davidson of the women’s tennis team. A four-year starter for the Cardinal, Davidson played mostly at the Nos. 1 and 2 spots in the singles lineup while also garnering All-American honors for her doubles play. Davidson played an integral role in the team’s tournament run last year, eventually clinching the match against Oklahoma State that secured the program’s 18th NCAA Championship.

Women’s tennis upsets defending champion Vanderbilt to face Oklahoma State for 18th title

When Caroline Lampl found herself in position to clinch a semifinal victory for Stanford (19-5, 9-1 Pac-12) over defending NCAA champion Vanderbilt, she knew exactly what to do.  After all, Lampl had already clinched six times for Stanford — twice as many as any of her teammates this season. Lampl also led the team in winning three-setters, having…