No. 28 Arizona Hosts No. 16 Oklahoma At Home
TUCSON, Ariz. - No. 28 Arizona vs. 16 Oklahoma
When: Friday, March 4, 2022, at 2:30 p.m. MST
Where: LaNelle Robson Tennis Center, Tucson, Ariz.
Team records: Arizona (12-4, 0-0 Pac-12), Oklahoma (11-2, 0-0 Big 12)
Series: Oklahoma leads 4-0
Arizona has yet to win a match against Oklahoma since their first meeting in 2011. Last March, Jonas Ziverts scored the only point for the Cats against the Sooners.
Arizona 1, Oklahoma 4 on March 22, 2021
1. Han/Martinez (OU) def. Middleton/Ziverts (ARIZ) 6-2
2. Beiler/Emburgh (OU) vs. Hassey/Reguant (ARIZ) 4-3, unfinished
3. Stewart/Mandlik (OU) def. Malbasic/Strom (ARIZ) 6-3
Order of finish: 1, 3
1. No. 50 Jonas Ziverts (ARIZ) def. Jake Van Emburgh (OU) 6-3, 6-3
2. No. 69 Mason Beiler (OU) def. No. 54 Filip Malbasic (ARIZ) 6-2, 6-1
3. No. 105 Gustaf Strom (ARIZ) vs. Alex Martinez (OU) 0-6, 6-4, 2-0, unf.
4. Nathan Han (OU) vs. Alejandro Reguant (ARIZ) 6-4, 1-4, unf.
5. Mark Mandlik (OU) def. Carlos Hassey (ARIZ) 6-1, 6-4
6. Welsh Hotard (OU) def. Nick Lagaev (ARIZ) 6-3, 6-4
Order of finish: 2, 1, 6, 5
Major Match - This will be the fourth match ever played between No. 28 Arizona and No. 16 Oklahoma. The Wildcats are ready for this major matchup and hungry to make history with a win.
In the Ranks - After a rough weekend in Alabama, Arizona came in at the No. 28 spot in the ITA Coaches Poll and No. 25 in USTA rankings. Four Cats remained ranked in the ITA top 125: No. 71 Colton Smith, No. 82 Herman Hoeyeraal, No. 102 Jonas Ziverts and No. 120 Gustaf Strom.
What's Next - The Wildcats host another major match against No. 4 Baylor next Friday, March 11 at 2 p.m. Then conference play will commence with the men heading to California for two matches against UCLA and USC.