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Stopped in Semis

Apr 22, 2022

OJAI, Calif. – Serving for the second time today after finishing a win over Arizona State in the morning, No. 16 Stanford men's tennis dropped a match to No. 13 USC, 4-0, in the semifinal of the Pac-12 Championships. Stanford falls to 17-5 this season.

The Trojans jumped in front in doubles, taking wins on courts one and two to secure a 1-0 lead in the match.

Four first sets went down to the wire, with three ending in tiebreak fashion. Arthur Fery held a lead on court one, taking a tiebreaker 7-5, but the Trojans picked up three singles wins to secure the match and advance to the championship game.

Stanford concludes the regular season and awaits its postseason fate. The NCAA selection show will air on Monday, May 2 at 6 p.m. on NCAA.com.

No. 13 USC 4, No. 16 Stanford 0

DOUBLES
1) No. 5 Dostanic/Frye (USC) d. No. 76 Geller/Tomas Kopczynski (STAN), 6-3
2) Makk/Weststrate (USC) d. No. 19 Fery/Rotsaert (STAN), 6-3
3) Jackson/Rubell (USC) led Basing/Sridhar (STAN), 4-3 uf
Order of Finish: 2, 1

SINGLES
1) No. 11 Arthur Fery (STAN) led No. 5 Stefan Dostanic (USC), 7-6 (5), 3-3 uf
2) Bradley Frye (USC) d. No. 53 Max Basing (STAN), 6-2, 6-2
3) No. 56 Peter Makk (USC) led No. 125 Axel Geller (STAN), 7-6 (1), 2-4 uf
4) Ryan Colby (USC) d. No. 73 Alexandre Rotsaert (STAN), 6-4, 6-4
5) No. 117 Lodewijk Weststrate (USC) d. Sangeet Sridhar (STAN), 6-0, 6-4
6) Samuel Rubell (USC) led Aryan Chaudhary (STAN), 7-6 (9), 0-1
Order of Finish: 2, 5, 4