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Stanford Wins Joust with No. 20 UCF

Jan 31, 2022

ORLANDO, Fla. – Ending an undefeated weekend at the ITA Kickoff, No. 14 Stanford men's tennis swept No. 20 UCF, 4-0, on Monday afternoon. Stanford remains perfect at 3-0 this spring, picking up its second win over a ranked opponent in the process.

Timothy Sah and Sangeet Sridhar, teaming up for the first time this season, got things started with a quick 6-1 doubles win on court three. After a loss on court one, Axel Geller and Tomas Kopczynski outlasted their opponents on court two, winning in a tiebreaker 7-6 (4) to give the Cardinal a 1-0 lead.

Stanford carried the momentum into singles play to earn its second-straight 4-0 shutout in the tournament. Sridhar rolled to a 6-1, 6-2 win at No. 6, while Arthur Fery topped his sixth ranked opponent of the year, besting the nation's No. 16 player, 6-2, 6-4.

Aryan Chaudhary picked up the clinching win on court five, 6-2, 6-3, giving him a team-leading 14 singles wins this season.

Stanford returns to Taube Family Tennis Center on Saturday, Feb. 5 at 1 p.m.

No. 14 Stanford 4, No. 20 UCF 0
 
DOUBLES

1) Cronje/Pavel (UCF) d. No. 8 Fery/Rotsaert, 6-3
2) Geller/Tomas Kopczynski (STAN) d. Hilderbrand/White (UCF), 7-6 (4)
3) Sah/Sridhar (STAN) d. Rubio/Snyder (UCF), 6-1
Order of Finish: 3, 1, 2
 
SINGLES

1) No. 7 Arthur Fery (STAN) d. No. 16 Trey Hilderbrand (UCF), 6-2, 6-4
2) Alexandre Rotsaert (STAN) led Alan Rubio (UCF), 6-2, 4-3 uf
3) Axel Geller (STAN) led Lleyton Cronje (UCF), 6-3, 3-5 uf
4) Max Basing (STAN) trailed Bogdan Pavel (UCF), 4-6, 2-3 uf
5) Aryan Chaudhary (STAN) d. Cooper White (UCF), 6-2, 6-3
6) Sangeet Sridhar (STAN) d. Quinn Snyder (UCF), 6-1, 6-2
Order of Finish: 6, 1, 5