Bradley Klahn Named Pac-10 Men's Tennis Player of the Week
March 2, 2009
STANFORD, Calif. - Stanford freshman Bradley Klahn was named the Pac-10 Men's Tennis Player of the Week for Feb. 23 - Mar. 1, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.
Klahn went 3-0 in singles play, 2-1 in doubles, and helped lead Stanford to its first weekend sweep of the Los Angeles schools since the 2006 season.
On Wednesday, Feb 24, the Poway, Calif. native and his partner Ted Kelly blanked the Saint Mary's pair of Mike Luck and Gavin Leon 8-0, and Klahn easily defeated Achim Christner in singles, 7-5, 6-1, in a 7-0 shutout of the Gaels.
O Friday, Feb. 27 against No. 4 USC, Klahn and Kelly won their match to help secure the doubles point. Then in No. 2 singles, he came from behind to defeat Jaak Poldma, 3-6, 6-2, 7-6 (6) for the match-clinching point in Stanford's 4-3 upset victory.
Against No. 7 UCLA the following day, Klahn defeated Matt Brooklyn in straight sets in the No. 2 position, 6-3, 6-4 to help the Cardinal defeat the Bruins 4-3.
This marks the second Pac-10 weekly honor for Klahn and the fourth all-time for Stanford.