Of their Pac-12 season opener, No. 25 Stanford males’s tennis (9-5, 1-0 Pac-12) emerged victorious over No. 15 Arizona (12-3, 0-1 Pac-12), profitable 4-3 on Friday.
The afternoon at Taube Household Tennis Middle began with a loss, because the Cardinal dropped the doubles level to the Wildcats. Freshman Samir Banerjee and senior Filip Kolasinski have been defeated 3-6, whereas junior Aryan Chaudhary and senior Neel Rajesh misplaced 6-7.
Because the singles matches received underway, Arizona stretched the general rating to 2-0, as Kolasinski fell 1-6, 4-6 within the sixth spot. With wins from No. 13 junior Arthur Fery and No. 3 freshman Nishesh Basavareddy, enjoying within the first and third slots respectively, Stanford evened out the rating at 2-2. Fery defeated No. 78 Colton Smith 6-1, 7-5, whereas Basavareddy triumphed over Arizona’s Gustaf Strom, 6-1, 6-3.
Stanford and Arizona have been very evenly matched, as a loss from Chaudhary on court docket 4 and a win from Rajesh on court docket 5 as soon as once more tied up the general rating at 3-3.
The ultimate consequence got here right down to Banerjee. After two hours of matchplay, Banerjee, enjoying within the second slot, clinched the match in a 3 set victory over Arizona’s crew captain, No. 28 Jonas Zivert, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3. It was a powerful victory for the Cardinal of their first convention match of the season.
Stanford will proceed its Pac-12 slate on Saturday at house in opposition to No. 39 Arizona State (11-4, 0-0 Pac-12). Matches are set to start at 4 p.m. PT.