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Ducks Get Back on Track With Win Over Cal

Apr 8, 2022

BERKELEY, Calif. – Oregon men's tennis got a big result on the road today, defeating Cal 4-2 in Berkeley. Cal tied things up at 2-2 in singles, before Oregon took the next two matches to come away with the win.  
How it Happened: The Ducks found their rhythm again in doubles, as Joshua Charlton and Quinn Vandecasteele won the first match of the day for Oregon with a 6-4 win on court one. After dropping the court three match, the Ducks needed a win on court two from Ivailo Keremedchiev and Jesper Klov-Nilsson. The pair came up clutch with a 7-6(3) win to give Oregon the 1-0 lead.
Cal evened things up at 1-1 thanks to a win on court six in singles. The remaining matches would be battles for Oregon. Keremedchiev secured the second singles point and second point of the day for the Ducks with a 6-3, 0-6, 6-3 win on court four.
The Bears tied it back at 2-2 after Q. Vandecasteele dropped his match 6-1, 3-6, 4-6. Charlton picked up a huge third point for Oregon after a 7-6(4), 6-3 win on court one, leaving the match to be determined on courts four and five. Klov-Nilsson got the decisive point that secured the win with a 6-4, 0-6, 6-3 victory on court four. The winner would leave L. Vandecasteele's match unfinished in the third set.
Up Next: Oregon stays in California and faces Stanford tomorrow at noon.