No. 10 Stanford Eases By No. 47 ASU, 7-0

April 9, 2004

TEMPE, Ariz. - The No. 10 rnaked Stanford Univeristy men's tennis team collected a 7-0 win over the No. 47 ranked Arizona State Sun Devils at the Whiteman Tennis Center, Friday afternoon. With the win, the Cardinal improved to 13-6 overall and 3-1 in Pac-10 play, while the Sun Devils fall to 7-11 on the season and 0-5 in conference action.

The Cardinal captured two of the three doubles matches to win the point. Sophomore KC Corkery and junior Phil Sheng teamed up at the No. 2 doubles spot to collect an 8-5 win over ASU's Andy Colombo and Christopher Biro. At the No. 3 doubles spot, the tandem of sophomore James Pade and freshman James Wan collected an 8-5 win over the Sun Devils' Clinton Letcher and Daniel Davies.

The Cardinal stayed aggressive in singles competition, sweeping the singles matches. Junior Sam Warburg earned a 6-4, 6-2 win over Chris Stewart at the No. 1 singles spot, while Corkery defeated Biro, 6-4, 6-3 in No. 2 singles action. Wan edged ASU's Jonathan Kinsella, 7-6 (4), 6-3 at the No. 3 spot, while Sheng defeated Ryan McBride, 6-4, 6-7 (2), 1-0 (7) in No. 4 singles action. Pade defeated Nick Hegarty, 6-4, 6-1 at the No. 4 spot, while freshman Chris Rasmussen eased by Davies, 6-3, 6-4 at the No. 6 position to round out the singles action.

The Cardinal look to make it an Arizona sweep when they head Tucson to take on the Arizona Wildcats on Saturday at 1:00 pm.

Doubles (Stanford Wins Point)
1. Stewart/Kinsella (ASU) def. Morris/Warburg (Stan), 8-5
2. Corkery/Sheng(Stan) def. Colombo/Biro(ASU), 8-5
3. Wan/Pade (Stan) def. Clinton Letcher/Davies, 8-5
Order of Finish: #1, #3, #2

Singles
1. Sam Warburg (Stan) def. Chris Stewart (ASU), 6-4, 6-2
2. KC Corkery (Stan) def. Christopher Biro (ASU), 6-4, 6-3
3. James Wan (Stan) def. Jonathan Kinsella (ASU), 7-6 (4), 6-3
4. Phil Sheng (Stan) def. Ryan McBride (ASU), 6-4, 6-7(2), 1-0(7)
5. James Pade (Stan) def. Nick Hegarty (ASU), 6-4, 6-1
6. Chris Rasmussen (Stan) def. Daniel Davies, 6-3, 6-4
Order of Finish: #1, #5, #2**, #6, #3, #4

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