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.
This past weekend, five Stanford men’s doubles duos headed to La Jolla for the 130th Annual Pacific Coast Men’s Doubles Championships, the second-oldest tennis event in the United States. The event was open to all members of the United States Tennis Association, and also featured coaches, assistant coaches, high school players, and some former collegiate stars.
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.
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.
No. 1 Stanford (2-0) will host a pair of dual matches this week before heading to Seattle for the ITA National Team Indoor Championship next Friday.