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Pac-12 Road Trip to Washington

Apr 9, 2021

EUGENE, Ore. – In its final road match of the regular season, the Oregon men's tennis team heads north to face Washington in a Saturday matchup. First serve is scheduled for 2 p.m. (PT). The Ducks (13-4, 1-4 Pac-12) are up two spots to No. 47 in this week's Oracle ITA top-50 national poll.
 
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Leader Board
Jesper Klöv-Nilsson leads the team with his 13-2 record, and is one of four Ducks with at least 10 wins in singles play. He paces the group that also includes Joshua Charlton (11), Emmanuel Coste (10) and Quinn Vandecasteele (10). In doubles, Coste and Klöv-Nilsson have tallied an 11-4 record while Charlton and Vandecasteele, the No. 70 duo in the country, are 7-2 playing in the top spot.
 
Charlton Reaches 100
Joshua Charlton reached 100 total wins in his Oregon career with a doubles victory at USC (April 3). The milestone win was a 6-3 triumph—with Quinn Vandecasteele—over Daniel Cukierman and Riley Smith, the No. 2-ranked doubles team in the country. Charlton owns a 50-16 record in both singles and doubles play, good for a 100-32 (.758) tally overall.
 
Last Time Out
The Ducks won the doubles point for the 14th time in 17 matches this season, taking a 1-0 lead at No. 16 USC (April 3) but suffered a 5-2 loss to the Trojans. In addition to the doubles point, Brandon Lam tallied Oregon's other point with a 7-5, 7-5 win at No. 5 singles.
 
About Washington
Washington enters the weekend with a 9-9 overall record and 0-5 mark in Pac-12 play. Clement Chidekh, the No. 73 singles player in the country, leads the Huskies with his 13-4 record. He is 2-2 in league play, and one of four UW players with at least 10 wins. Washington is 7-1 on its home court this season.
 
Looking Back – Feb. 21
In the first meeting this season, the Ducks recorded a 4-3 win over Washington (Feb. 21) in Eugene. The Huskies led 3-2 before Emmanuel Coste and Luke Vandecasteele posted back-to-back wins at No. 2 and 6 singles, respectively, to send Oregon to victory. The visitors took the doubles point, forcing the Ducks to respond with four wins in singles play.
 
What's Coming Up
The Ducks' next home match is April 16 against No. 37 Stanford. First serve is scheduled for 3 p.m. (PT) at the UO Student Tennis Center.
 
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