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Cormac Clissold and Thomas Laurent dominate final day of Duck Invitational

Oregon men’s tennis concluded its fall season on a high note. Playing in the Duck Invitational at the Student Tennis Center in Eugene, the Ducks came away with a pair of wins in the green singles flight and doubles flight. “It was a really good weekend,” head coach Nils Schyllander said. “We …

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Oregon tennis comes up short at Easley Memorial Classic

Oregon men’s tennis couldn’t quite hit the jackpot. On Sunday, the Ducks wrapped up play at the Easley Memorial Classic in Las Vegas empty-handed in both singles and doubles play. “Obviously we would like to put a few more wins on the board, but we didn’t,” associate head coach Jonas Piibor …

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Oregon tennis’ Amos and Stevens come up just short in doubles final

Finals matches in tennis always bring a sense of urgency. For Jayson Amos and Simon Stevens, however, Monday’s doubles final in Berkeley, California, in the USTA/ITA Northwest Regional Championships brought extra motivation. The two played for a in the ITA National Indoor Championships in New York, but came up just short, …

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Thomas Laurent stars in ITA All-American Championship

The men’s tennis program has a No. 1 court to fill. Former No. 1 player Dan Maasland graduated after last season, and the Ducks want a player to fill his spot come spring. They may have already found him in sophomore Thomas Laurent, who defeated multiple ranked opponents during the …

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Oklahoma downs Oregon, 4-2, eliminating Ducks from NCAA Championship

Oklahoma has Oregon’s number this season. The Sooners defeated the Ducks in the Elite 8 of the men’s basketball tournament. Now, they defeated the men’s tennis team in the second round of the NCAA Championship with a 4-2 win in Norman, Oklahoma. Oregon won the doubles point for the twenty second …

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Oregon defeats Tulsa 4-1 in first round of NCAA Championships

Oregon’s men’s tennis has taken one step closer to becoming a top program. The Ducks achieved their first NCAA Championship victory in program history with a 4-1 win over No. 23 Tulsa in Norman, Oklahoma Friday. The No. 38 Ducks started strong by taking the doubles point for the 21st …

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Oregon to face Tulsa in first round of NCAA Tournament

No. 38 Oregon men’s tennis will face No. 23 Tulsa in the first round of the NCAA Championships on May 13 in Norman, Oklahoma. Oregon (18-7) and Tulsa (17-13) enter the tournament with at-large bids. The Ducks’ last match was a 4-0 loss to Stanford in the second round of the …

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Oregon recruit Ty Gentry brings focus and athleticism to program

In conversations with coaches to the player himself, one word is often used to describe Oregon men’s tennis recruit Ty Gentry: potential. “A lot of kids have good potential, but it is especially big for me,” Gentry said. The 6-foot-5 senior from Tumwater High School in Washington state has not lost a match …

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Oregon gears up for 2016 NCAA Tournament

The Oregon men’s tennis program is playing the waiting game. The team completed its run in the Pac-12 Championship one week ago, and now, their future in the hands of a selection committee. The 64-team men’s tennis NCAA Championship is similar to the one used for basketball. The single elimination format places …

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Oregon falls 4-0 to Stanford in second round of Pac-12 Championships

Oregon’s run in the Pac-12 Championships has come to an end. The No. 5 Ducks fell to No. 4 Stanford 4-0 in the second round in Ojai, California on Thursday. Stanford won the doubles point with victories on courts No. 1 and 2, ending Oregon’s streak of 16 consecutive doubles …

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Oregon beats Arizona 4-0 in first round of Pac-12 Tournament

The Ducks recorded their 18th victory of the season — their highest season win total in 21 years — in Ojai, California Wednesday, a 4-0 sweep of No. 8 Arizona in the first round of the Pac-12 Tournament. The Ducks won the doubles point for the 16th straight match with victories on courts No. 1 and …

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Oregon looks to make mark at Pac-12 Championships

Wednesday marks the beginning of the Pac-12 Championships for the Oregon men’s tennis program. Oregon’s regular season concluded last Saturday with a 4-2 victory over rival Washington, jumping the Ducks to the fifth seed in the tournament. Now the focus is set on winning in Ojai, California, and coming back to Eugene with …

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Oregon defeats Washington 4-2 in final match of regular season

The No. 41 Oregon Ducks defeated the No. 35 Washington Huskies 4-2 in their final match of the regular season. The road victory gives the Ducks an overall record of 17-6 and a conference record of 3-4. The Ducks won the doubles point for the 15th straight match. On court No. …

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For Oregon, when doubles succeeds, the whole team thrives

In doubles tennis matches, it’s all about balance. While Oregon women’s head coach Alison Silverio looks for pairs that have different playing styles to even out the court, men’s head coach Nils Schyllander looks for doubles teams based on personality. On the men’s team, few exemplify that chemistry better than …

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Jayson Amos on the verge of history following Oregon’s loss to No. 19 California

Oregon suffered a 4-1 loss to the California Bears at the Hellman Tennis Complex in Berkeley, California. The loss was the Ducks’ second in as many days. They are now near the bottom of the Pac-12 standings with just one match remaining before Pac-12 play. Sophomore Jayson Amos captured Oregon’s …

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Doubles match cancelled in 4-2 loss to Stanford

After three consecutive victories, No. 36 Oregon fell on the road to No. 42 Stanford 4-2. The loss drops the Ducks to 2-3 in conference and 16-5 overall. The doubles match was cancelled due to poor weather, which was unfortunate event for the Ducks, given that they had won 14 …

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Oregon defeats No. 66 Pacific

No.36 Oregon men’s tennis made its third sweep in a row Wednesday with a 4-0 sweep of No. 66 Pacific. The Ducks are now 16-4 on the season and 2-2 in Pac-12 play. Pacific picked up the first win of doubles play, but Oregon struck back when the doubles team …

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Daan Maasland plays final home match of stellar career

Oregon men’s tennis honored its departing seniors, including one of the best in program history, prior to its final home match of the season Sunday. As the announcer reeled off what seemed like an endless list of accomplishments, Daan Maasland walked forward, waved to the crowd and hugged his coaches. …

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Oregon celebrates seniors with sweep of Utah

Oregon men’s tennis concluded its home schedule Sunday with a 4-0 sweep of the Utah Utes. This was the final home match for Oregon’s three seniors: Daan Maasland, Brent Chin and Bartosz Sawicki. Maasland, who came to Oregon from the Netherlands, is ranked No. 67 in the ITA. During his four years at …

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Men’s tennis grabs first conference victory with 4-0 sweep of Arizona

On a day dedicated to pranks and tricks, the men’s tennis team was not fooling around. The No. 39 Oregon Ducks (14-4, 1-2) defeated the Arizona Wildcats (6-9, 0-3) 4-0 Friday for their first conference victory this season. After starting conference play with consecutive losses to No. 6 UCLA and …

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Oregon still in prime position despite rough start to Pac-12 play

After navigating through the preseason on a hot streak, Oregon men’s tennis has struggled in Pac-12 play. The Ducks (13-4, 0-2) dropped their first two conference matches of the season. Winning a conference game may not prove as difficult moving forward, though, considering the Ducks opened Pac-12 play by facing the top …

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Men’s tennis comes painfully close to win over No. 8 USC, falls 4-3

Oregon came within two sets of capturing its most impressive win of this season, but fell just short against the No. 8 USC Trojans. Oregon (13-4) found itself in prime position to knock off the Trojans (12-3) despite trailing early. Tied 3-3 after a doubles match and five singles games, the match came …

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Men’s tennis falls in first match of conference play

Even a 13-2 pre-season record wasn’t enough to propel No. 26 Oregon men’s tennis to a win in it’s Pac-12 opener today, and the Ducks fell 4-1 to No.6 UCLA. The loss dropped Oregon to 13-3, 0-1 Pac-12, before the Ducks finish off opening weekend against USC. Oregon opened the …

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No. 26 Oregon suffers first loss in months to No. 40 Drake

Oregon’s 3-4 loss to Drake Tuesday came down to the last singles match in session. Ducks’  freshman Thomas Laurent faced  Drake’s Vinny Gillespie for a tense, match-deciding set. In the first set, Laurent made up a deficit and took a win, 7-5, but in the second, Gillespie evened the score …

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Oregon extends winning streak with sweep over Fresno State

Oregon completed its fourth sweep of the season and extended its winning streak to eight  with a 7-0 home win over Fresno State Saturday afternoon. With the win, the No. 20 Oregon improved its record to 12-1. The match was the Ducks’ final home non-conference match of the spring, and …

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Oregon is off to one of its best starts in school history

Cracking into the top four of the Pac-12 men’s tennis standings is a difficult thing to do, and even more so for schools located outside the state of California. The “California Four” — California, Stanford, UCLA and USC — dominates the conference year in and year out. It has proved a …

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No. 21 Oregon men’s tennis continues winning streak with 6-1 victory over Minnesota

In their first match playing as a top-25 ranked team this season, the No. 21 Oregon Ducks extended their winning streak to eight with a 6-1 win over the Minnesota Golden Gophers. It had been ten days since the Ducks last played a match, but they showed no signs of rust …

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