Stanford males’s tennis (8-3, 5-0 Pac-12) wrapped up its homestand with a 4-3 victory over No. 15/12 USC (16-6, 4-2 Pac-12) on Saturday following a 4-3 victory over No. 34/25 UCLA (11-4, 4-2 Pac-12) on Friday.
After Tuesday’s match towards Cal was canceled, the Cardinal hosted the Bruins at Taube Household Tennis Middle Friday afternoon, looking for to proceed its four-match win streak.
The Bruins swept the doubles matches, however the Cardinal rebounded in singles play. The doubles level, gained with two 6-4 victories, put UCLA up 1-0, and success within the first two singles matches on courts one and two propelled the Bruins to a 3-0 lead.
True freshman Tristan Boyer set the comeback in movement for the Cardinal along with his 6-4, 6-0 win on court docket 4, which was complemented by three extra Stanford wins on courts three, 5 and 6.
Junior Alexandre Rotsaert got here again from a rocky first set to win 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 on court docket three, whereas courts 5 and 6 featured shut matches between senior Timothy Sah and UCLA grad pupil Sam Feit and fifth-year William Genesen and UCLA junior Matthew Tsolakyan, respectively. Within the closing match of the afternoon, Sah defeated Feit 6-3, 6-7 (8), 6-4 on court docket 5.
The following day, the Cardinal adopted up Friday’s efficiency with a decent match towards USC.
The Trojans took the doubles level because of wins on the one and two spots. Freshman Arthur Fery and Rotsaert gained 6-4 on court docket three, whereas Boyer and Sah and senior Axel Geller and sophomore Neel Rajesh had been defeated 7-5 and 6-1, respectively.
The Cardinal leveled the rating to 1-1 in singles play, with Boyer as soon as once more reaching the primary Stanford singles win, 6-4, 6-4. Whereas Rotsaert and Genesen had been defeated on courts three and 6, respectively, Geller, Fery and Sah every pulled off three-set wins on courts one, two and 5.
An intense closing set noticed Sah defeat USC freshman Lodewijk Weststrate on a double fault, wrapping up the Cardinal’s sixth consecutive victory.
Stanford stays undefeated in convention play and can look to maintain its streak going because it travels throughout the Bay to face Cal on Tuesday. The match is about to begin at 1 p.m. PT.