Oregon’s men’s tennis took down the Arizona Wildcats for the second time this season with the same result: A 4-1 win. The Ducks will advance on in the Pac-12 Championships to play the fourth-seeded California Golden Bears.
In doubles action, the senior team of Daniel Sardu and Joey Swaysland beat Arizona’s Will Kneale and Matt Dunn 8-6. Cormac Clissold and Jayson Amos joined the trend set by Sardu and Swaysland and beat Arizona’s Jason Jaruvang and Trevor James 8-4.
The Ducks ran away with the match in singles competition. Simon Stevens won against Kneale 7-5 and 6-2. Amos handled his opponent Shoki Kasahara in a back-to-back shutout wins of 6-0 and 6-0. Clissold took on James and came out the victor with a 6-2 win followed by a 6-0 match. The only point the Wildcats would get was when Jaruvang won against Sardu 6-4 and 6-1.
Daan Maasland and Swaysland’s singles matches were suspended. Maasland was up 3-2 and Swaysland had a 7-6 and a 4-2 match.
The Ducks will look to avenge the regular season 2-5 loss against Cal on Thursday at 12:00 pm.
Daan Maasland/Simon Stevens (UO) vs. Naoki Takeda/Shoki Kasahara (UA), 7-7 (susp.)
Daniel Sardu/Joey Swaysland (UO) def. Will Kneale/Matt Dunn (UA), 8-6
Cormac Clissold/Jayson Amos (UO) def. Jason Jaruvang/Trevor James (UA), 8-4
Daan Maasland (UO) vs. Naoki Takeda (UA), susp. (Maasland up 3-2)
Jason Jaruvang (UA) def. Daniel Sardu (UO), 6-4, 6-1
Simon Stevens (UO) def. Will Kneale (UA), 7-5, 6-2
Jayson Amos (UO) def. Shoki Kasahara (UA), 6-0, 6-0
Cormac Clissold (UO) def. Trevor James (UA), 6-2, 6-0
Joey Swaysland (UO) vs. Tano Zamorano (UA), susp. (Swaysland up 7-6(1), 4-2)