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Ducks Host Doubleheader vs Portland State

Feb 4, 2021

2021 Team/Player Results

EUGENE, Ore. – The University of Oregon men's tennis team continues its season-opening home stand with a Saturday doubleheader against Portland State. First serve of the weekend opener is slated for 10 a.m. (PT) at the UO Student Tennis Center. Oregon is 2-0 to start the season after a pair of win over BYU.
In continued cooperation with the local health authority and safety protocols, fans will not be allowed at UO home matches. Fans can still follow along via match streams and live stats.
How to Follow
Match 1 – 10 a.m. – Watch | Live Stats
Match 2 – 4:30 p.m. – Watch | Live Stats
Last Time Out
The Ducks didn't drop a set in a 7-0 sweep of BYU (Jan. 30) at the UO Student Tennis Center. With the doubles point in hand, Joshua Charlton and Quinn Vandecasteele pushed the lead to 3-0 with victories at No. 2 and 3 singles, respectively. Jesper Klov-Nilsson sealed the team victory with a 6-3, 6-1 triumph at No. 5 singles. At the top spot, Emmanuel Coste tallied a straight-set, ranked win over No. 98 Sean Hill.
No. 40
Joshua Charlton picked up his 40th career singles victory Jan. 30 against BYU when his opponent retired in the second set. He led 6-1, 2-1 at the time the match was stopped. Through two matches of his third year in Eugene, Charlton is 40-13 (.755) in singles play, and coupled with his doubles prowess, he is up to 79 combined wins. Charlton is currently ranked No. 30 in the Oracle ITA preseason player release.
New Ducks in the Win Column
Freshmen Quinn Vandecasteele was 2-0 at No. 3 singles last weekend against Mateo Vereau Melendez of BYU. He dropped just seven games in two straight-set wins. He and brother Luke were also 1-1 at No. 2 doubles for the Ducks. Fellow freshman Ryoma Matsushita tallied his first win as a Duck with 6-1, 6-4 victory (Jan. 30) over Dominik Jakovljevic at No. 6 singles.
About Portland State
The Vikings open their season Feb. 5 against Portland before Saturday's doubleheader in Eugene. Last season, junior Matteo Fortini was 5-2 at No. 1 singles for Portland State. He was 7-6 overall. Before the remainder of the season was cancelled, the Vikings were 4-5 last year with a 2-2 record in Big Sky play.
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