Men's Tennis

Venture to Virginia

NCAA Championships Round of 16
No. 12 Stanford
(19-6) at No. 5 Virginia (23-4)
Saturday • 9:00 a.m. PT • Charlottesville, Va.
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STANFORD, Calif. – No. 12 Stanford meets No. 5 Virginia in the NCAA Men's Tennis Super Regional Saturday at 9 a.m. PT at the Snyder Tennis Center in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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Stanford reached the Round of 16 by earning 4-0 victories over Fresno State and UC Santa Barbara at Taube Family Tennis Stadium last Friday and Saturday, respectively.
This Saturday marks Stanford's 31st all-time appearance in the Round of 16. It is the 12th appearance in the Round of 16 since 2000.
Stanford will face Virginia for the second time this season. The Cardinal dropped a 4-2 decision to the Cavaliers at the ITA Indoor National Championships in Chicago in February. Stanford is 0-5 all-time against Virginia, Two of those matchups have occurred in the NCAA Championships. The Cavaliers defeated the Cardinal, 4-0, in the 2012 NCAA quarterfinals in Athens, Georgia. No. 8 Stanford fell just short in its upset bid against No. 1 Virginia in the 2011 NCAA Quarterfinals, falling, 4-3, in front of a crowd of nearly 2,700 fans at Taube Family Tennis Stadium.  
Stanford is ranked No. 12 in the latest ITA poll. The Cardinal has been ranked in the top-15 all season. Virginia entered the NCAA Championships at No. 5 in the ITA rankings.
Three members of the Cardinal are ranked in the latest ITA singles poll. Axel Geller is No. 13, Alexandre Rotsaert is No. 63 and William Genesen is No. 91. The doubles team of Geller and Rotsaert is ranked No. 21 in the latest poll.
Virginia has three players in the ITA singles rankings, including Carl Söderlund (No. 3), Brandon Nakashima (No. 82) and Henrik Wiersholm (No. 114). The UVA doubles team of Nakashima and Wiersholm is ranked No. 33 in the ITA doubles poll.  
Sanford enters NCAA Round of 16 with a 19-6 overall record with wins in six of its last seven matches. Virginia is 23-4 overall with wins in 11 of its last 12 matches.  
Junior William Genesen has won his last four decisions, all at either the No. 2 or No. 3 spot in the Cardinal lineup. Freshman Sangeet Sridhar is victorious in his last three decisions, playing at the No. 5 or No. 6 spot.
No. 9-seeded Stanford fell to No. 8-seeded Virginia in the ITA Indoor National Championships at the Midtown Athletic Club in Chicago on Feb. 15 in the previous meeting between the two teams. The Cardinal captured the doubles point against the Cavaliers, as Geller and Rotsaert posted a 6-1 victory over Virginia's Carl Söderlund and William Woodall at No. 1 and Sameer Kumar and Timothy Sah registered a 6-4 win over UVA's Henrik Wiersholm and Brandon Nakashima at No. 2. Kumar posted a 6-2, 6-4 victory over Gianni Ross at No. 4 singles, but the Cavaliers earn wins at No. 3, No. 6, No. 5 and No. 1 to top the Cardinal, 4-2.