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Men's Tennis

Strong Start

STANFORD, Calif. – Earning a victory in its opening match of 2020, No. 12 Stanford men's tennis (1-0) rolled past UC Davis (0-1), 4-0, on Friday night at the Taube Family Tennis Center.

The Cardinal earned the doubles point to take an early advantage, as the top-line pair of Axel Geller and Neel Rajesh picked up a 6-2 victory with Tomas Kopczynski and Alexandre Rotsaert right on their heels at 6-3.  

Sangeet Sridhar picked up his 10th win of the season to give Stanford a 2-0 lead, winning in straight sets, 6-1, 6-2. Similar results followed for Rajesh and Rotsaert, who ended with 6-2, 6-3 and6-3, 6-1 decisions.

The Cardinal returns to action Jan. 17-20 at the Sherwood Cup in Thousand Oaks, California.

No. 12 Stanford 4, UC Davis 0

1) Axel Geller/Neel Rajesh (STAN) d. David Goulak/Ivan Thamma (UCD), 6-2
2) Tomas Kopczynski/Alexandre Rotsaert (STAN) d. Daniel Landa, Andrei Volgin (UCD), 6-3
3) Filip Kolasinski/Sangeet Sridhar (STAN) vs. Dariush Jalali/Chethan Swanson (UCD), 5-3 (uf)
Order of Finish: 1, 2

1) Axel Geller (STAN) vs. Ivan Thamma (UCD), 6-1, 5-2 (uf)
2) No. 18 Alexandre Rotsaert (STAN) d. David Goulak (UCD), 6-3, 6-1
3) No. 54 Sangeet Sridhar (STAN) d. Chethan Swanson (UCD), 6-1, 6-2
4) Neel Rajesh (STAN) d. Andrei Volgin (UCD), 6-2, 6-3
5) Filip Kolasinski (STAN) vs. Arjith Jayaraman (UCD), 6-0, 5-4 (uf)
6) Kento Perera (STAN) vs. Brett Brinkman (UCD), 7-6 (uf)
Order of Finish: 3, 4, 2