The 2018-2019 Stanford men’s tennis season ended in the third round of the 2019 Division 1 Men’s Tennis Championships with a 2-4 loss to No. 5 Virginia (23-4) in Charlottesville, putting a somewhat disappointing end to a 19-7 season. Ending the year at No. 13 nationally, Cardinal was 12-2 at home but struggled in away games, winning four of seven on the season.
The No. 3 Stanford women’s tennis team (25-1, 10-0 Pac-12) defeated the No. 14 Kansas Jayhawks (21-5, 7-2 Big-12) on Friday in the Round of 16 of the NCAA Division 1 Women’s Tennis Championships. The Cardinal came out on top in a close 4-3 battle that was clinched by sophomore Janice Shin in a three-set battle with Nina Khmelnitckaia (3-6, 6-4, 6-2).
Seven members of the Stanford tennis program were named to the All Pac-12 teams, which was announced Tuesday on the Pac-12 News website.
After fighting to a 4-3 victory over rival Cal on Saturday, No. 12 Stanford men’s tennis (14-5, 3-3 Pac-12) travels north this weekend to take on the Oregon Ducks (13-7, 1-5) on Friday before ending their tour of the Pacific Northwest against the Washington Huskies (6-15, 1-5) in Seattle on Sunday. The two matches will bring the regular season to a close for the Cardinal before the Pac-12 Championships begin on April 24 in Ojai, California.
Four doubles duos from the No. 5 Stanford men’s tennis team will compete in the 130th Annual Pacific Coast Doubles Championships this weekend at the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club. The tournament is the second-oldest tennis event in the United States and features some of the top doubles teams in collegiate tennis.
The Stanford women’s and men’s tennis teams each grabbed home wins this past weekend in dual match play at Taube Family Tennis Stadium. The No. 4 Stanford women’s tennis team crushed the No. 7 Vanderbilt Commodores 6-1, and the No. 6 Stanford men’s tennis team came back from behind to take down the No. 40 California Golden Bears 4-2.
Parent’s Weekend is a time to show off all our lovely campus has to offer. While your parents may or may not be impressed with the academics, it’s difficult to argue with 24 straight Director’s Cups and the most NCAA Division I team championships of any school in the nation. Eight teams will be on campus this weekend, and you won’t want to miss any of them.
A 25-match unbeaten streak in collegiate tennis is unheard of, and yet Stanford women’s tennis (5-1) maintained that streak for over a year before a narrow defeat by Georgia last week.