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No. 36 Oregon men’s tennis clinches four-seed in Pac-12 Championships with upset win over No. 31 Cal

The No. 36 Oregon men’s tennis team split its Bay Area roadtrip with a high-quality 4-2 win over No. 31 Cal on Saturday. The win is the Ducks’ first ever win over Cal. That feeling when you clinch the program’s first-ever win against Cal. #GoDucks pic.twitter.com/BydUMboJjZ — Oregon Men's Tennis …

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No. 36 Oregon men’s tennis drops match at No. 4 Stanford

The No. 36 Oregon men’s tennis team kicked off its final regular season weekend in the Bay Area with a 4-1 loss to No. 4 Stanford. The Ducks went into Friday having won six of their past seven matches, but were no match against the top-5 Cardinal. Although the match …

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Oregon men’s tennis defeats Utah behind Laurent’s clutch performance

After the Oregon men’s tennis team’s Senior Day victory over Arizona, attention immediately switched toward its last three Pac-12 matches. Essentially controlling their own destiny, the Ducks needed a win Saturday over Utah in order to achieve their postseason goals. “[The players] know what they need to do,” head coach …

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Oregon men’s tennis wins crucial Senior Day match over Arizona

Emotions ran high from beginning to end of Oregon’s Senior Day in the Student Tennis Center on Sunday. Through all the celebration, there was still an important match to be played as Oregon is still fighting to get to NCAAs. The No. 49 Ducks dominated Arizona 4-0 in front of a …

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Ducks drop 4-1 contest to Arizona State to kick off final homestand of the season

The Ducks were flying high. Head coach Nils Schyllander and his team came into Eugene riding a four-match winning streak, with the most recent win coming via a big-time, 4-3 win at Washington. On Friday, that came to a halt. Missed opportunities and a strong outing from Arizona State led …

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Ducks edge Washington in 4-3 win

In two prior instances this season, the Ducks had their match decided in a third set decision. Oregon lost both matches. Third time’s the charm. With Saturday’s match at Washington tied 3-3, freshman Riki Oshima pulled off arguably his biggest win since arriving to Oregon to give the Ducks a …

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Clissold, Laurent make history in Ducks win over UC Santa Barbara

t was only a matter of time before history was made. On Monday afternoon, the Oregon doubles pair of Cormac Clissold and Thomas Laurent  won their 58th career match, passing Jeff Mullen and Robin Cambier for the program record for doubles wins, with 58. The win kickstarted a successful match …

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Oregon men’s tennis defeats Drake behind strong singles play and record-tying doubles play

After ending its losing streak last week with a 5-2 win over Santa Clara, Oregon men’s tennis returned to the court Saturday to take on a familiar foe. The Drake Bulldogs and Oregon have played each of the last two seasons, splitting the matches. Drake won 4-3 in 2016 thanks …

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Oregon men’s tennis rolls past Santa Clara to snap four-match losing streak

Simon Stevens and the Ducks had been in a funk. Entering Thursday, Oregon sported a four-match losing streak, with the latter two coming at the hands of conference opponents UCLA and USC. Stevens had mirrored the Ducks slump, losing his last four singles matches. That changed on Thursday, though, when …

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Oregon men’s tennis drops fourth straight match, fall 4-3 to No. 13 USC

With the match tied at three between the No. 40 Oregon men’s tennis team and No. 13 USC, Oregon freshman Riki Oshima was locked in a battle with Jack Jaede. The winner of the match would bring home victory for their team and the emotion showed after every point. All …

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Oregon loses third straight in 4-1 loss to No. 4 UCLA

The No. 40 Oregon men’s tennis team dropped its Pac-12 opener Friday, losing to the No. 4 UCLA Bruins 4-1. This marks the first loss at home for the Ducks this season and the team’s third straight loss. Starting things off, the No. 21 doubles pair of Cormac Clissold and …

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No. 40 Oregon falls 2-4 to No. 42 Iowa

The No. 40 Oregon Ducks (9-4) concluded their weekend road trip falling 2-4 in Sunday’s match against the No. 42 Iowa Hawkeyes (7-5). Oregon’s loss to Iowa is its second straight loss going into the conference play starting next week. The Sunday morning match in Iowa City, Iowa, began with …

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Ducks six-game winning streak ends with 4-2 loss to Cornell

The Oregon men’s tennis team continued its busy week on Saturday, losing to Cornell 4-2 in Iowa after defeating Utah State on Wednesday 4-0. The loss ended Oregon’s six-game winning streak and brought its record to 9-3 on the season. For the seventh straight match, Oregon won the doubles point. …

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Oregon dominates in top-50 matchup against Utah State

The No. 40 Oregon men’s tennis team improved to 8-2 on the season after a dominating 4-0 midweek win against No. 43 Utah State. The Ducks did not take it easy on the short week, however. They spent a lot of time in practice this week working on doubles play …

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Armando Soemarno’s impact in doubles play felt both on and off the court for the Ducks

When it comes to the sport of tennis, most attention is drawn towards the accomplishments of the individual. Collegiately, individual rankings and conference player of the week honors tend to steal most of the headlines. Considering that, it can be easy to underappreciate what Armando Soemarno brings to the table …

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Oregon men’s tennis sweeps doubleheader against NAU and Gonzaga

Oregon men’s tennis had a dominant Saturday defeating both Northern Arizona and Gonzaga 4-0 in their second doubleheader of the spring. Oregon vs Northern Arizona In the front end of Saturday’s doubleheader, the Ducks’ cruised to a quick 4-0 victory over Northern Arizona. Head coach Nils Schyllander played his collegiate …

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Men’s tennis duo Ty Gentry and Simon Stevens make Oregon a doubles powerhouse

With all eyes on the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s No.17 doubles partners Thomas Laurent and Cormac Clissold, Oregon men’s tennis has secured the all-important doubles point with sophomore Ty Gentry and senior Simon Stevens going 14-1 in the 2017-18 season as well. Gentry and Stevens come in at No. 37 in …

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Ducks take down Wisconsin to improve to 5-2 on the season

Friday’s match between Oregon and Wisconsin had the makings to be something special. With the Pac-12 going up against the Big 10, the pair of power five conference schools are both coming off a second-round appearance in the 2017 NCAA Tournament. The Ducks and Badgers delivered. A back-and forth doubles …

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Ducks defeat Pepperdine to snap two-match losing streak

The Ducks are back in Eugene and back in the win column. Following back-to-back losses to Stanford and Cal at the ITA Kick-off Weekend, Oregon bounced back with a 4-0 win over Pepperdine. With clear skies on Sunday, the Ducks were able to play their first match of the season …

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Oregon drops ITA Kick-Off against Stanford and California

Oregon’s first road trip of the season at the ITA Kick-Off at the Hellman Tennis Complex in Berkeley, California, out-tested the team against its highest level of competition yet. Falling to both No. 12 Stanford and No. 19 California, Oregon (3-2) ended its three-match sweep streak and lost the team’s …

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Laurent and Clissold on track to challenge program record for doubles wins

Over the course of the 2017 spring season, the Ducks rolled out eight different combinations of players in doubles action. Head coach Nils Schyllander shuffled different players in, out and around the lineup. But there was one pair that Schyllander always sent out together: Thomas Laurent and Cormac Clissold. That …

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Ducks take care of Georgia State to improve to 3-0 on the season

Three matches in and three sweeps, zero sets lost in singles. The 2018 season is just getting started, but one thing is clear. These Ducks are for real. Oregon faced a valiant effort from Georgia State. In the end, though, the Ducks were just too much for the Panthers, coming …

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Ducks sweep doubleheader to start 2018 season

Following an impressive 2017 campaign, the Ducks knew they would enter the 2018 season with a target on their backs. The momentum created by last season’s team can only be taken so far. On Friday, a doubleheader was the first chance for Oregon to show that the expectations surrounding their …

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Ducks end fall season with stellar performances at Gopher Invitational and ITA National Championships

Oregon closed out its fall season this weekend with two championship titles at the Gopher Invitational and a semifinal appearance at the 2017 Oracle ITA Fall National Championships. Simon Stevens, Akihiro Tanaka, Ethan Young-Smith, Ty Gentry and Armando Soemarno made the trip to Minnesota for the Gopher Invitational, as Thomas …

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Laurent and Clissold take home ITA Northwest Regional Doubles championship

Thomas Laurent and Cormac Clissold have put together quite the resume in doubles action over the past two seasons. It appears that they haven’t skipped a beat going into year three. On Monday, the duo won the doubles title in the ITA Northwest Regional Championships. Over the weekend, Laurent and …

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International players adapt to playing familiar game in a foreign country

In every tennis match, there are always three things: a net, a ball and a pair of rackets. While the type of court may change and the match strategy will vary depending on where you’re playing, tennis remains one of the most popular international sports. In the Pac-12, six men’s …

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Thomas Laurent remains humble in midst of historic career

Thomas Laurent has every reason to view himself on a higher level when compared to his Oregon teammates. Just two seasons into his collegiate career, Laurent is firmly established as the Ducks’ top singles players and led  Oregon during a historic 2016-2017 season for the program. Not many would blame …

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Quick Hits: Volleyball bounces back after loss to No. 2 Stanford, football adds 2018 four-star QB to class

— Oregon volleyball lost to No. 2 Stanford Cardinal in a sweep of three sets, but brought in the second largest attendance in program history, with 5,872 people on Friday night. Back in Matthew Knight Arena on Sunday, the Ducks redeemed themselves and ended their two-match losing streak with a …

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