Wildcats Defeat Ducks 4-2
The Wildcats stumbled in doubles play against the Ducks. No. 51 doubles pair Jonas Ziverts and Herman Hoeyeraal were defeated 2-6 by the No. 26 doubles pair Joshua Charlton and Quinn Vandecasteele. Carlos Hassey and Gustaf Strom defeated Luke Vandecasteele and Youssef Kadiri 6-4.
Ivailo Keremedchiev and Jesper Klov-Nilsson clinched the doubles point after they defeated Jared Horwood and Colton Smith 7-5.
The Cats came back to win the match in singles. Hassey tied the match for Arizona after his 6-3, 6-2 win over L. Vandecasteele. No. 51 Strom snagged the second singles point with a 6-2, 7-5 victory against Q. Vandecasteele. Nick Lagaev took the third point of the day for the Cats after he defeated Ryoma Matsushita.
Freshman Colton Smith finalized the win against Oregon after he defeated Ivailo Keremedchiev in three sets 3-6, 7-6(4), 6-1.
The Cats will finish off their regular season with a matchup against No. 48 Washington on Sunday, April 17 at 12 p.m that will determine if Arizona is named Pac-12 champions of the regular season for the first time in program history.
No. 14 University of Arizona 4, No. 51 Oregon 2
1. Joshua Charlton (ORE) vs. Jonas Ziverts (ARIZ) 4-6, 7-6 (7-2), unfinished
2. Gustaf Strom (ARIZ) def. Quinn Vandecasteele (ORE) 6-2, 7-5
3. Colton Smith (ARIZ) def. Ivailo Keremedchiev (ORE) 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-1
4. Jesper Klov-Nilsson (ORE) def. Herman Hoeyeraal (ARIZ) 6-0, 7-6 (7-3)
5. Carlos Hassey (ARIZ) def. Luke Vandecasteele (ORE) 6-3, 6-2
6. Nick Lagaev (ARIZ) def. Ryoma Matsushita (ORE) 6-3, 6-3
Order of finish: 5, 4, 2, 6, 3
1. Joshua Charlton/Quinn Vandecasteele (ORE) def. Jonas Ziverts/Herman Hoeyeraal (ARIZ) 6-2
2. Ivailo Keremedchiev/Jesper Klov-Nilsson (ORE) def. Colton Smith/Jared Horwood (ARIZ) 7-5
3. Gustaf Strom/Carlos Hassey (ARIZ) def. Luke Vandecasteele/Youssef Kadiri (ORE) 6-4
Order of finish: 1, 3, 2