Stanford men’s tennis’ 2016-17 campaign came to an end after dropping a 4-0 contest to No. 1 Wake Forest on Thursday in the NCAA Round of 16. Despite a strong start, the sixteenth-ranked Cardinal could not keep up with the Deacs, winners of 22 of their last 23 matches (before falling to UNC in the semis).
With the regular season in the books, Stanford men’s tennis will open its postseason on Wednesday in Ojai, taking on Arizona in the first round of the Pac-12 Championships.
No. 15 Stanford men’s tennis’ road trip to the Pacific Northwest came to a disappointing end this weekend, falling to Oregon after easily handling Washington on Friday. The Cardinal entered Sunday’s match against No. 23 Oregon riding six wins in their last seven matches — including a massive upset of No. 5 USC last week — but that momentum sputtered to a halt against the Ducks in a 4-3 loss.
No. 19 Stanford men’s tennis earned the biggest win of its season to date over the weekend, upsetting No. 5 USC 4-1 behind phenomenal singles play at Taube Family Tennis Stadium. The Cardinal men continued the trend of producing their best tennis in the biggest moments, notching their third top-10 win in three tries and extending their win streak to five. Those feats wouldn’t stand for long, however, as the team fell 4-2 to No. 10 UCLA on Sunday.
The No. 19 Stanford men’s tennis team (12-4, 2-0 Pac-12) has an opportunity this Friday to improve its conference record to 3-0, when it takes on No. 5 USC (19-3, 2-0 Pac-12) at home.
No. 22 Stanford men’s tennis (12-4, 2-0 Pac-12) capped its four-game week sweeping Utah(14-6, 0-2) Saturday afternoon at Taube. Prior to this weekend’s victory over the Utes, the Cardinal beat No. 25 Illinois (10-9) 4-2 before blanking both San Diego State (5-12) and Arizona (9-11, 0-2).
Coming off an impressive upset of No. 6 Cal last week, Stanford men’s tennis (9-3) added another win to its record this weekend as they dominated No. 8 Texas (13-4) on Friday before falling to No. 31 TCU (7-4) on Saturday.
No. 35 Stanford men’s tennis (6-3) had a tough weekend on the road, as the Cardinal were edged by No. 12 USC (12-2) on Friday before falling to No. 15 UCLA (8-3) 4-2 on Saturday.