Stanford Improves To 4-0 In The Pac-10

April 11, 2003

STANFORD, Calif. - The Stanford men's tennis team remained unbeaten in Pacific-10 Conference play with a convincing 7-0 victory over visiting Arizona State on Friday afternoon at the Taube Tennis Center.

The seventh-ranked Cardinal improved to 17-3 overall and 4-0 in the Pac-10, while the 29th-ranked Sun Devils fell to 8-10 and 3-2. The Cardinal continues this six-match homestand on Saturday at 12:00 p.m. against No. 33 Arizona at the Taube Tennis Center.

Stanford won the first set in all six singles matches, but the Sun Devils came back to send four of those matches to a third set. At No. 1, 12th-ranked Cardinal senior David Martin (Tulsa, OK) outlasted 81st-ranked Pim Van Mele 7-6, 2-6, 6-0. In the other match featuring two ranked players, 61st-ranked Scott Lipsky (Merrick, NY) of Stanford topped 106th-ranked Chris Letcher 7-5, 4-6, 6-3.

Stanford started the day by winning all three doubles matches. At No. 1, second-ranked Lipsky and Martin defeated 24th-ranked Olivier Charroin and Chris Stewart 8-6 to improve to 22-7 on the season.

#7 Stanford 7, #29 Arizona State 0

Singles

No. 1 - #12 David Martin (S) d. #81 Pim Van Mele, 7-6, 2-6, 6-0

No. 2 - #61 Scott Lipsky (S) d. #106 Chris Letcher, 7-5, 4-6, 6-3

No. 3 - #76 Sam Warburg (S) d. Olivier Charroin, 6-2, 3-6, 6-1

No. 4 - James Pade (S) d. Ryan McBride, 6-2, 2-6, 6-3

No. 5 - Phil Sheng (S) d. Jonathan Stott, 6-3, 6-3

No. 6 - Carter Morris (S) d. Ryan Eveloff, 6-2, 6-1

Doubles (Stanford wins point)

No. 1 - #2 Scott Lipsky/David Martin (S) d. #24 Olivier Charroin/Chris Stewart, 8-6

No. 2 - KC Corkery/James Pade (S) d. Ryan McBride/Pim Van Mele, 8-2

No. 3 - Carter Morris/Sam Warburg (S) d. Chris Letcher/Jonathan Stott, 8-3

Records - #29 Arizona State 8-10 overall (3-2 Pacific-10 Conference), #7 Stanford 17-3 (4-0).

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