2017 Pac-12 Tennis Championships

Event: April 26-29 | Ojai, CA
Ojai Valley Athletic Club

Stanford and USC Advance to Semifinal of Pac-12 Men's Tennis Championships

Holly Roberts

OJAI, Calif. - No. 5 STANFORD completed the upset against No. 4 OREGON to advance onto the semifinals at the 2017 Pac-12 Men's Tennis Championships, as well as No. 4 USC beating No. 6 UTAH.

In the match between No. 5 seed Stanford and No. 4 seed Oregon, the Cardinal won a tough battle, 4-2, and took the doubles point with wins from David Wilczynski and Brandon Sutter on court No. 3, 7-5, and Tom Fawcett and Yale Goldberg on court No. 1, 7-5, to clinch the victory. William Genensen took the first singles win on court No. 6 for the Cardinal, 6-3, 6-2. The Ducks came back with a win by Jayson Amos on court No. 4, 6-3, 7-5, and Simon Stevens on court No. 3, 7-6, 6-3. Sutter combatted the two wins by the Ducks with his win on court No. 5, 6-3, 1-6, 7-5. Fawcett ultimately clinched the win for the Cardinal on court No. 1, 7-6, 6-4. The Cardinal advance to the semifinal to face No. 1 seed UCLA on Friday at 12 p.m. PT.

No. 3 seed USC beat No. 6 seed Utah, 4-0, to advance to the semifinal against No. 2 seed CALIFORNIA at 3 p.m. PT on Friday. The Trojans took the doubles point with Rob Belamy and Jack Jaede winning 6-0 on court No. 3. On court No. 1, Brandon Holt and Riley Smith won, 6-2, to clinch the point. During singles play, Holt won on court No. 1, 6-4, 6-4, to set the tone for the Trojans. Smith then won, 6-1, 7-6, on court No. 6 for USC and the deciding point came from Thibault Forget on court No. 5, who won, 7-6, 6-3.

The 2017 Pac-12 Tennis Championships continue tomorrow with the semifinals while the championship match is scheduled for Saturday, Apr. 29. All matches take place at Libbey Park in Ojai, Calif. For more information, visit pac-12.com/tennischamps

THURSDAY RESULTS:

No. 3 USC 4, No. 6 Utah 0

DOUBLES:
1. Brandon Holt/Riley Smith, USC def. Egbert Weverink/David Micevski, Utah 6-2
2. Nick Crystal/Laurens Verboven, USC vs. Parker Mcguiness/Dan Little, UTAH 4-3 Abandoned
3. Rob Belamy/Jack Jaede, USC def. Joe Woolley/Santiago Sierra, UTAH 6-0
Order of finish: 3, 1

SINGLES:
1. Brandon Holt, USC def. David Micevski, UTAH 2-0 (6-4, 6-4)
2. Dan Little, UTAH vs. Nick Crystal, USC 2-0 Abandoned (2-6, 6-3, 5-3)
3. Logan Smith, USC vs. Slava Shainyan, UTAH 1-1 Abandoned (7-6, 3-6, 1-1)
4. Sanitago Sierra, UTAH def. Jack Jaede, USC 2-1 (2-6, 6-4, 4-2)
5. Thibault Forget, USC def. Parker Mcguiness, UTAH 2-0 (7-6, 6-3)
6. Riley Smith, USC def. Joe Woolley, UTAH 2-0 (6-1, 7-6)
Order of finish: 1, 6, 4, 5

No. 5 Stanford 4, No. 4 Oregon 2

DOUBLES:
1. Tom Fawcett/Yale Goldberg, STAN def. Thomas Laurent/Cormac Clissold, ORE 7-5
2. Armando Soemarno/Jayson Amos, ORE def. Sameer Kumar/Michael Genender, STAN 6-4
3. David Wilczynski/Brandon Sutter, STAN def. Akihiro Tanaka/Simon Stevens, ORE 7-5
Order of finish: 3, 2, 1

SINGLES:
1. Tom Fawcett, STAN def. Thomas Laurent, ORE 2-0 (7-6, 6-4)
2. David Wilczynski, STAN vs. Akihiro Tanaka, ORE 2-0 Abandoned (4-6, 6-3, 3-2)
3. Simon Stevens, ORE def. Sameer Kumar, STAN 2-0 (7-6, 6-3)
4. Jayson Amos, ORE def. Michael Genender, STAN 2-0 (6-3, 7-5)
5. Brandon Sutter, STAN def. Cormac Clissold, ORE 2-1 (6-3, 1-6, 7-5)
6. William Genensen, STAN def. Ty Gentry, ORE 2-0 (6-3, 6-2)
Order of finish: 6, 4, 3, 5, 1

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