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Wildcats Face the Pepperdine Wave After Historic Texas Win

Jan 22, 2022

TUCSON, Ariz. - No. 14 Arizona Men's Tennis preview: vs. No. 22 Pepperdine
When: Sunday, Jan. 23, at 2 p.m. (MST)
Where: Ralphs-Straus Tennis Center, Malibu, Calif. 
Team records: Arizona (2-0, 0-0 Pac-12), Pepperdine (0-1, 0-0 WCC) 
LiveStream: PepperdineWaves.com 

Notes
Series:
Arizona leads 1-0
Arizona defeated Pepperdine 5-2 last season on Feb. 7, 2021, at LaNelle Robson Tennis Center in Tucson, Ariz. It was a huge win for the Wildcats who were ranked No. 24 at the time over No. 22 Pepperdine. 

Last Meeting
Arizona 5, Pepperdine 2
Feb. 7, 2021

Singles
1. Adrian Oetzbach def. No. 50 Jonas Ziverts 0-6, 6-4, 6-4
2. Guy Den Ouden def. Alejandro Reguant 7-6 (3), 7-5
3. No. 105 Gustaf Strom def. No. 90 Corrado Summaria 6-2, 6-7 (4), 6-2
4. No. 54 Filip Malbasic def. Robert Shelton 6-0, 7-5
5. Carlos Hassey def. Pietro Fellin 6-7 (3), 6-2, 6-3
6. Nick Lagaev def. Pawel Jankowiak 6-3, 6-3
Order of finish: 4, 6, 1, 2, 5, 3 

Doubles 
1. Middleton/Ziverts def. Oetzbach/Den Ouden 6-3
2. Reguant/Hassey vs. Summaria/Shelton 5-3
3. Malbasic/Strom def. Fellin/Jankowiak 6-2
Order of finish: 3, 1, 2

Flashback Friday - With a packed house at LaNelle Robson Tennis Center, Arizona Men's Tennis made history after winning 4-3 against No. 5 Texas on Friday, Jan. 21, 2022. Gustaf Strom defeated No. 20 in the country Micah Braswell 6-4, 6-3. The Cats wrapped up the match just 30 minutes before they headed to the airport. 

Coming Up Next - The Wildcats won't return to Tucson for a home match until February. After the Malibu match, the Cats are going to Texas where they will battle it out against PVAMU in Prairie View on Thursday, Jan. 27, and Texas Tech in College Station on Saturday, Jan. 29.