NCAA Mens Tennis

Men’s Tennis Extends Shutout Streak to Five

Men’s Tennis Extends Shutout Streak to Five

TEMPE, Ariz. – Stanford men’s tennis continued its perfect month of March, downing Arizona State, 4-0. The Cardinal improves to 11-4 this season and remains atop the Pac-12 table at 3-0 in conference play.

Stanford won the doubles point with wins on courts one and three to take an early lead in the match. Samir Banerjee and Nishesh Basavareddy rolled to a 6-2 win on court two, while Kyle Kang and Neel Rajesh rallied for a 7-5 victory on court three to give the Cardinal the edge.

The Cardinal won five of six first sets, and closed out the match with three straight-set victories. Neel Rajesh picked up his 10th win of the season, and moved to 8-1 in dual play, with a 6-3, 6-4 win on court five, while Max Basing was close behind with his ninth win, both on the season and in dual action, on court three, 6-4, 7-6 (3). Hudson Rivera closed the match in his own tiebreaker, going 6-3, 7-6 (6) on court six for his 10th win of the campaign.

Stanford returns to action on Saturday, March 30 against No. 7 Arizona. The first serves are set for 2:30 p.m.

#33 Stanford 4, #17 Arizona State 0


1) Banerjee/Basavareddy (STAN) d. Koshis/McKennon (ASU), 6-2

2) Bullard/Cassone (ASU) led Aryan Chaudhary/Harsh Hemang Parikh (STAN), 6-5 uf

3) Kang/Rajesh (STAN) d. Cigna/Phillips (ASU), 7-5

Order of Finish: 1, 3


1) No. 3 Murphy Cassone (ASU) led No. 23 Nishesh Basavareddy (STAN), 7-6 (7), 6-5

2) Max McKennon (ASU) led No. 51 Samir Banerjee (STAN), 4-6, 6-4, 4-1 uf

3) Max Basing (STAN) d. Jacob Bullard (ASU), 6-4, 7-6 (3)

4) Kyle Kang (STAN) led Roi Ginat (ASU), 7-6 (5), 3-6, 5-2 uf

5) No. 89 Neel Rajesh (STAN) d. Nicola Cigna (ASU), 6-3, 6-4

6) Hudson Rivera (STAN) d. Constantinos Koshis (ASU), 6-3, 7-6 (6)

Order of Finish: 5, 3, 6

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