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Home Weekend vs Washington and Portland

Feb 11, 2021

2021 Team Results

EUGENE, Ore. – The Oregon men's tennis team hosts Washington in a non-conference match Saturday at the UO Student Tennis Center. The Ducks will then close out the home weekend Sunday afternoon against Portland. Both matches are scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. (PT). Oregon is 4-0 through two weeks.
 
The Oregon-Washington matchup will be the first of two meetings between the two teams this season. As part of Pac-12 play, the two teams will meet again April 10 in Seattle. The Ducks' conference schedule begins Feb. 26 at Arizona State.
 
In continued cooperation with the local health authority and safety protocols, fans and spectators will not be allowed at UO home matches. Fans can still follow along via match streams and live stats.
 
How to Follow
Saturday, Feb. 13 vs Washington – Watch | Results
Sunday, Feb. 14 vs Portland – Watch | Results
 
Last Time Out
In their second match of the day against Portland State, the Ducks posted a 7-0 win in Eugene (Feb. 6). For a third time in four matches, Oregon swept all three doubles matches including the clinching point by the new tandem of Jesper Klov-Nilsson and Giorgio Soemarno at the No. 3 spot. The Ducks then won all six singles matches to secure the team's second sweep of the young season.
 
Opening Point
Oregon has won 11 of 12 doubles matches this season, and dating back to the Jan. 29 season opener vs BYU, the Ducks have won 10-consecutive double matches. Atop the doubles lineup, Joshua Charlton and Brandon Lam are 4-0 while team of Klov-Nilsson and Emmanuel Coste owns a 3-0 record. After dropping their first match of the year, brothers Luke Vandecasteele and Quinn Vandecasteele have won three in a row with just six games lost in that stretch.
 
Mixing It Up
With their roster depth, the Ducks have been able to utilize different singles lineups in their first four matches of the season with eight players making an appearance. Seniors Emmanuel Coste and Brandon Lam are two of the five Oregon players with a 3-0 record so far this season. Overall, the Ducks are 21-3 in singles play entering this weekend's matches.
 
About Washington
Washington carries a 2-2 record in Saturday's match. The Huskies opened the season with a pair of wins over Eastern Washington but dropped two road matches at Tulsa and Arkansas last weekend. Junior and No. 65 Jack Davis is 2-2 this season while sophomore Clement Chidekh has a 4-0 recording, and is 3-0 at No. 1 singles. As a team, Chidekh and Thibault Cancel are 4-0 in doubles action.
 
About Portland
Portland is 1-0 with a 5-2 victory over Portland State in its opener. The Pilots took the doubles point and then won four of six singles matches in the win. The match score was tied at 2-all before Portland rattled off the final three wins with Nikolas Tvedt clinching the team win at No. 5 singles.
 
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