Ducks Back In Action with Pair of Home Matches
EUGENE, Ore. – Oregon continues its six-match homestand with matches against Portland, Friday at 2 p.m., and Eastern Washington, Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Student Tennis Center.
HOW TO FOLLOW
Friday, Feb. 19 – 2 p.m.
Oregon vs. Portland
Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021 – 10 a.m.
Oregon vs. Eastern Washington
The Ducks are coming off an open week in which they had a match against Seattle that was originally scheduled for Feb. 14 postponed due to hazardous travel conditions. Oregon won its first two home matches of the year two weeks ago, topping Portland State, 4-3, on Feb. 5 and Idaho, 5-2, on Feb. 7.
Janice Tjen and Uxia Martinez Moral are both unbeaten on the year between singles and doubles play, with both winning each of their first three singles matches and Tjen going 3-0 in doubles, partnered with Lillian Mould, and Martinez Moral at 2-0, partnered with Rifanty Kahfiani. Holding down the No. 1 singles spot in the first three matches, Tjen has won all three in straight sets and has dominated at the No. 2 doubles spot with Mould. Martinez Moral rolled to a pair of singles wins at the No. 4 singles spot the last time out against Portland State and Idaho, winning her match 6-3, 6-1 in the victory over the Vikings, and 6-0, 6-0 vs. the Vandals.
Additionally, Kahfiani is 2-1 in singles play, winning both her matches over the weekend against Portland State and Idaho while picking up a pair of wins in pairs play with Martinez Moral. Mould bounced back from a pair of singles losses to start the season with a win against Idaho in a third-set tiebreaker, 3-6, 7-5, 1-0 (1) in addition to starting 3-0 in doubles play with Tjen.
Following this weekend's matches, Oregon will close out its February homestand with matches against BYU (Feb. 26, 2 p.m.) and Seattle (Feb. 28, 11 a.m.)