Stanford men's tennis faced a tough battle against UCLA, ultimately losing 4-3 in a close match, marking the Cardinal's first conference defeat this season.

By the Numbers
  • No. 19 Stanford's current season record is 13-5, with a 5-1 record in Pac-12 play.
  • UCLA secured victories on courts two and three in doubles play, claiming the early lead.
Yes, But

Despite Stanford's strong start with wins on courts one, three, and five in singles play, UCLA staged a comeback, winning the remaining matches to secure the overall victory.

State of Play
  • Stanford moves to 13-5 on the season and 5-1 in Pac-12 play after the loss to UCLA.
  • The Cardinal will face off against No. 54 USC on the following day as part of their Los Angeles road trip.
What's Next

Stanford will play against No. 54 USC in their next match on Saturday afternoon, continuing their Los Angeles road trip.

Bottom Line

Despite a strong showing in some matches, Stanford succumbed to UCLA's comeback, marking their first conference defeat of the season and setting the stage for a critical upcoming match against USC.