Men's Tennis

Senior Success

STANFORD, Calif. – Stanford celebrated its seniors in style with a convincing 4-0 victory over No. 21 Arizona Saturday afternoon at Taube Family Tennis Stadium.  
The Cardinal posted its sixth consecutive win and recorded its fourth shutout in six matches to improve to 11-2 overall and 2-0 in the Pac-12.
Following the match, the program celebrated the achievements of its two seniors – Michael Genender and Sameer Kumar – in a special ceremony on the court.
Prior to the celebration, it was business as usual for the Cardinal squad at home, improving to 8-0 on The Farm. Axel Geller and Alexandre Rotsaert dispatched Jonas Erksson Ziverts and Igor Karpovets, 6-2, before Kumar and Timothy Sah sealed the doubles point with a 6-4 win at No. 3.
Freshman Sangeet Sridhar made it 2-0 with a convincing 6-3, 6-2 win at No. 6 singles. Rotsaert inched the Cardinal closer to the match win with a 6-4, 6-3 victory at No. 2.
Similar to Friday, it was a race for the clincher between two members of the Cardinal. Geller and junior William Genesen were each within a game of the victory. It was Geller who sealed it with a 7-5, 6-3 victory at the top singles spot.
Stanford is off next week, before continuing its eight-match homestand March 27 against San Francisco at 3 p.m. at Taube Family Tennis Stadium.No. 7 Stanford 4, No. 21 Arizona 0
1. No. 70 Axel Geller/Alexandre Rotsaert (STAN) d. Jonas Erksson Ziverts/Igor Karpovets(UA) 6-2
2. Jack Barber/William Genesen (STAN) led Filip Malbasic/Alejandro Reguant (UA) 5-3
3. Sameer Kumar/Timothy Sah (STAN) d. Stewart Block/Jonas Maier (UA) 6-4
Order of Finish: 1,3
1. No. 8 Axel Geller (STAN) d. Jonas Erksson Ziverts (UA) 7-5, 6-3
2. No. 32 Alexandre Rotsaert (STAN) d. Filip Malbasic (UA) 6-4, 6-3
3. No. 56 William Genesen (STAN) led Igor Karpovets (UA) 6-4, 5-3
4. No. 35 Sameer Kumar (STAN) led Alejandro Reguant (UA) 6-3, 3-4
5. Michael Genender (STAN) led Carlos Hassey (UA) 6-0, 6-5
6. Sangeet Sridhar (STAN) d. Jonas Maier (UA) 6-3, 6-2
Order of Finish: 6,2,1