After a hard-fought win over the No. 5 USC Trojans in Los Angeles last Friday, Stanford men’s tennis heads to Chicago this Friday for a tournament weekend that may prove to be the Cardinal’s toughest challenge of the season.
In a heartbreaking loss to No. 5 Georgia (6-0) on Monday morning in the semifinals of the ITA National Team Indoor Championships, the No. 1 Stanford women’s tennis team’s 25-match winning streak dating back to February 24, 2018 was finally broken. The Cardinal now has a season record of 5-1, and had taken down No. 18 LSU (4-0) and No. 6 Texas (4-3) on Friday and Sunday in the first round and quarterfinals before falling to Georgia in the semifinals on Monday.
The Stanford men’s and women’s tennis teams take on top opponents this weekend after a week of preparation back on campus.
This past weekend, the Stanford men’s and women’s tennis teams put on a rough showing at the the Oracle ITA National Fall Championships in Surprise, Arizona.
Dining halls no longer offer take-out containers to students looking to take food to-go — and some dining halls now have signs that read: “To-go containers and Ziploc bags are not allowed.”
Sophomore Timothy Sah took the Aggie Invitational A Flight title with a victory in straight sets over Cal’s Dominic Barretto Sunday, after losing to him in doubles just the day before. It was the first singles title for Sah, a 5’8” San Diego native who went 18-9 in doubles last season with his partner David Wilczynski.
A 20-match win streak ending with the NCAA banner held high is how Stanford women’s tennis will remember the 2017-2018 season. The team saw a tight 4-2 win on Monday in the semifinals against No. 3 Duke, with junior Caroline Lampl stepping up to the plate in a three-set victory that sent the team into the finals.
Junior Caroline Lampl’s comeback in three sets served as the clincher to send 15th-seeded Stanford women’s tennis to the NCAA Championship finale over third-seeded Duke in a 4-2 victory on Monday in Winston-Salem, NC.