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Men's Tennis

Headed to the Pacific Northwest

STANFORD, Calif. – No. 12 Stanford men's tennis closes the regular season this weekend in the Pacific Northwest, facing No. 45 Oregon Friday at 2 p.m. in Eugene and Washington Sunday at noon in Seattle.
Stanford will face Oregon for the second time this season. The Cardinal defeated the Ducks at home back on Jan. 27 as part of ITA Kick-Off Weekend. Stanford is 33-3 all-time against Oregon. The Cardinal owns a 43-3 all-time record against Washington, winning a regular-season (4-0) and Pac-12 Tournament (4-2) matchup with the Huskies last season.
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Stanford is ranked No. 12 for the second consecutive week. The Cardinal has been ranked in the top-12 all season. Oregon moved up from No. 48 to No. 45 in the latest ITA rankings released on Tuesday.
Four members of the Cardinal are ranked in the latest ITA singles poll. Axel Geller is No. 13, Alexandre Rotsaert is No. 51, William Genesen is No. 113 and Sameer Kumar is No. 114. The doubles team of Geller and Rotsaert is ranked No. 21 in the latest poll.
Oregon's Thomas Laurent is rated No. 12 in the latest ITA singles poll.
Washington's doubles team of Jack Davis and Piers Foley is ranked No. 73 in the latest poll.
Sanford enters the weekend 14-5 overall with a 3-3 record in Pac-12 play. Oregon is 13-7 overall with a 1-7 conference record. Washington enters the weekend 6-15 overall and 1-5 in the Pac-12.
Stanford has won its last three against Oregon and its last 14 against Washington.
The latest edition of the storied battle between Stanford and California lasted well past three hours, ending with a big Cardinal road victory this past Saturday. William Genesen won a three-set thriller to clinch a 4-3 win for the No. 12 Cardinal over the No. 41 Golden Bears in Berkeley.
Stanford took the doubles point, but Cal jumped ahead with wins at No. 1 and No. 5 singles. Freshman Sangeet Sridhar tied it back up with a win at No. 6, however Cal got a win at No. 4 to pull back ahead. Needing wins in the final two matches to secure the dual victory, veterans Sameer Kumar and William Genesen delivered with three-set thrillers to capture the win.    
Stanford earned a 4-0 victory over Oregon on Jan. 27 to advance to the ITA National Indoor Championships. Geller and Rotsaert registered a win at No. 1 doubles and senior Sameer Kumar and sophomore Timothy Sah clinched the doubles point with a win at the No. 2 spot. The Cardinal got straight-set wins from Geller at No. 1, Rotsaert at No. 2 and Sah at No. 6 to seal the shutout win.