NCAA Mens Tennis

Cal Hosts Stanford To End Regular Season

Cal Hosts Stanford To End Regular Season




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Cal senior Ryder Jackson will play in his final regular-season match Saturday at Hellman.


BERKELEY โ€“ The 59th-ranked California men’s tennis team hosts No. 20 Stanford in the regular-season finale and the Big Slam on Saturday at 3 p.m. PT at the Hellman Tennis Complex, where the Golden Bears boast an 8-1 record. Prior to the match, the Bears will honor the careers of Ryder Jackson and Lucas Magnaudet in their Senior Day ceremony.

Cal will also celebrate McManus Legends Day on Saturday, commemorating the life of alumnus Jim McManus, and Fuddruckers will provide free hamburgers to fans while supplies last.

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Saturday’s Pac-12 Conference match marks the second meeting between Cal and Stanfordย this season. They also met Feb. 25 on The Farm, where the Golden Bears fell, 4-1.

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Match Details

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No. 59 Cal (10-8, 3-2 Pac-12) at No. 20 Stanford (14-5, 6-1)

When: Saturday, April 20, 3 p.m. PT

Where: Hellman Tennis Complex, Berkeley, Calif.

Watch: Livestream

Scores: StatBroadcast

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Last Time Out: Cal Falls At USC

Ranked 51st last week, Cal lost at No. 54 USC, 4-1, on Friday at Marks Stadium in Los Angeles. The Bears won the doubles point, with the then-No. 41 duo ofย Alex Changย andย Mikey Wrightย topping the 55th-ranked Peter Makk and Lodewijk Westrate, 6-3, on court one, and Lucas Magnaudetย and former Trojanย Ryder Jacksonย defeating Oscar Weightman and Samuel Rubell, 6-4 on court two to give Cal a 1-0 lead.

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But the Bears faltered in singles. The Trojans ended the match when Lodewijk Westrate defeated Cal’s 119th-ranked Carl Emil Overbeck, 6-1, 2-6, 6-0, at court-two singles to clinch.

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Cal’s match at No. 28 UCLA โ€“ slated to take place last Sunday โ€“ was rained out. The match could be rescheduled but would have to be played at some point before next week’s Pac-12 Championship.

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Last Time Vs. Stanford

In a nonconference clash with the Cardinal on Feb. 25 at the Taube Family Tennis Stadium, Cal fell, 4-1. Cal junior Carl Emil Overbeck upset the 32nd-ranked Samir Banerjee, 2-6, 6-1, 6-3, at court-one singles, which left the Bears trailing, 3-1. The match ended when Stanford’s Hudson Rivera beat Timofey Stepanov, 6-4, 6-4, on court four to make the final score 4-1.

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Poll Position

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