No. 59 Arizona Men's Tennis Loses to No. 6 Stanford

April 13, 2002

No. 59 Arizona Men's Tennis Loses to No. 6 Stanford

Tucson, Ariz. - The University of Arizona men's tennis team fell to the No. 6 Stanford Cardinal, 1-6, on Saturday. The Wildcats won one singles match and one in the doubles competition. The Cats are now 8-11 on the season.

On the singles side, playing in the first position, senior Steven Capriati, ranked No. 40 in the nation, fell to No. 4 K.J. Hippensteel in a hard fought three set match, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4. Sophomore Whi Kim, in the second spot, lost to No. 46 David Martin, 7-6, 6-7, 6-4. Junior Tom Lloyd lost to No. 76 Scott Lipsky, 4-6, 7-5, 6-4, playing in the third position. Sophomore Carl Hagman, competing in the fourth spot, was defeated by Phil Sheng, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2. Competing in the fifth slot, sophomore Roeland Brateanu dropped his match to Sam Warburg in straight sets, 6-3, 6-1. Freshman Colin O'Grady, playing in the sixth position, recorded the only singles victory for the Wildcats as he defeated Joe Kao, 6-4, 6-4.

Arizona won one doubles match, therefore the Cardinal won the doubles point. The team of Capriati and Hagman fell to the top-ranked team of Lipsky and Martin, 8-4. In the second position, Kim and Brateanu topped Hippensteel and Kao, 8-6. O'Grady and Lloyd, competing in the third spot, fell to Sheng and Warburg, 9-7.

The Wildcats are back in action Thursday, April 18 at 1:30 p.m. when they host the Cal Poly Mustangs.

Results-SINGLES1. K.J. Hippensteel (Stan) def. Steven Capriati (UA), 3-6, 6-3, 6-42. David Martin (Stan) def. Whi Kim (UA), 7-6, 6-7, 6-43. Scott Lipsky (Stan) def. Tom Lloyd (UA), 4-6, 7-5, 6-44. Phil Sheng (Stan) def. Carl Hagman (UA), 6-4, 4-6, 6-25. Sam Warburg (Stan) def. Roeland Brateanu (UA), 6-3, 6-16. Colin O'Grady (UA) def. Joe Kao (Stan), 6-4, 6-4

DOUBLES1. Lipsky/Martin (Stan) def. Capriati/Hagman (UA), 8-42. Kim/Brateanu (UA) def. Hippensteel/Kao (Stan), 8-63. Sheng/Warburg (Stan) def. Lloyd/Colin O'Grady (UA), 9-7


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