No. 6 Stanford Defeats No. 48 Arizona State, 5-2

March 8, 2003

TEMPE, Ariz. - The sixth-ranked Stanford men's tennis team completed a weekend road sweep with a 5-2 win at Arizona State on Saturday afternoon in Tempe. The Cardinal, which defeated Arizona 6-1 on Friday for the 1,000th win in program history, improved to 10-2 on the season.

Stanford won four of the six singles matches against the Sun Devils (4-6), including three in straight sets. Senior David Martin (Tulsa, OK) was a 7-6 (3), 6-1 winner at No. 2, freshman KC Corkery (Manhattan Beach, CA) won 6-1, 6-1 at No. 3 and sophomore Sam Warburg (Sacramento, CA) prevailed 6-1, 6-2 at No. 4.

The Cardinal also won the doubles point with victories at No. 1 and No. 2. At No. 1, fifth-ranked Scott Lipsky (Merrick, NY) and Martin defeated 43rd-ranked Olivier Charroin andChris Stewart 8-5.

The Cardinal now takes a two week break for final examinations, and will return to action on Monday, March 24 when it hosts No. 32 Harvard at 12:00 p.m. at the Taube Tennis Center.

#6 Stanford 5, #48 Arizona State 2

Singles

No. 1 - #123 Pim Van Mele (ASU) d. #112 Scott Lipsky, 6-4, 7-6 (2)

No. 2 - #19 David Martin (S) d. Clinton Letcher, 7-6 (3), 6-1

No. 3 - #43 KC Corkery (S) d. Chris Stewart, 6-1, 6-1

No. 4 - #42 Sam Warburg (S) d. Olivier Charroin, 6-1, 6-2

No. 5 - Chris Letcher (ASU) d. #81 James Pade, 6-4, 6-7 (5), 1-0 (13)

No. 6 - Carter Morris (S) d. Ryan McBride, 6-4, 4-6, 1-0 (1)

Doubles (Stanford wins point)

No. 1 - #5 Scott Lipsky/David Martin (S) d. #43 Olivier Charroin/Chris Stewart, 8-5

No. 2 - #18 KC Corkery/James Pade (S) d. Chris Letcher/Clinton Letcher, 8-6

No. 3 - Ryan McBride/Pim Van Mele (ASU) d. Phil Sheng/Sam Warburg, 8-3

Records - #6 Stanford 10-2, #48 Arizona State 4-6.

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