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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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Oregon men’s tennis tops No. 67 Boise State, extends winning streak to seven

It wasn’t their sharpest win of the season, but the Ducks did what they needed to pick up a 6-1 win over the Boise State Broncos Sunday afternoon. The win was Oregon’s seventh in a row and improves its home record to 7-0. “We came out a little sluggish, but like we’ve done the …

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Oregon men’s tennis remains undefeated at home with intense comeback win over Indiana

Oregon’s men’s tennis squad has flirted with disaster all season, and so far it’s worked. Undefeated at home, the Ducks (8-1 and ranked No. 37 in the nation) have suffered early deficits numerous times this season, only to turn up the intensity mid-match and grind out a victory on each occasion. They notched …

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Jayson Amos and Armando Soemarno, the unsung heroes of Oregon men’s tennis

Jayson Amos admits that when it comes to doubles tennis, he and his partner, Armando Soemarno, have little regard for defense. So far, it hasn’t mattered. The duo is 9-2 in doubles matches this season and has quietly become one of the most important parts of an Oregon team that is …

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Simon Stevens serves as perfect source of energy for Oregon

When Oregon men’s tennis takes the court for doubles, it’s easy to see where its energy comes from. Simon Stevens celebrates each point of doubles play with an ear-shattering “C’MON” in his thick French accent and a high-five with his doubles partner Daan Maasland. Last year, Stevens’s energy proved beneficial. He tied …

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Men’s tennis defeats Loyola Marymount

The No. 42 ranked Ducks handily defeated Loyola Marymount in L.A this weekend, 5-2. “We certainly didn’t play our best today,” head coach Nils Schyllander said in an interview with GoDucks. “But we got a convincing win and that’s all that matters. ” The Ducks secured their fifth straight win with …

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Men’s tennis defeats Louisville in straight sets

On Feb. 7, the Ducks were on the hunt for redemption against Louisville, after a 4-2 loss to the Cardinals last year. Oregon started strong in doubles and never let up in its 6-1 win. “That was a good win today,” senior Daan Maasland said.  “We lost to them last year …

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Oregon tennis battles sluggish start to capture sweep over Northern Arizona

Oregon displayed its team depth and battled back from a sluggish start to pick up a 7-0 win over Northern Arizona at home Friday afternoon. Oregon senior and No. 2 player Daan Maasland was a late scratch from singles play due to a minor hand injury, but Oregon responded with a shutout …

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Oregon men’s tennis defeats Nebraska with urgency in doubles play

In a fashion similar to Oregon women’s tennis’s win this weekend, Oregon men’s tennis held its Nebraska to a single point in its 6-1 win Sunday. The victory advanced the Ducks’ record to 6-1 overall since the season began in mid-January. “The urgency in doubles play was there and it carried …

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Ty Gentry has a bright future with Oregon tennis, but for now his focus is on basketball

When Ty Gentry steps foot on campus next fall, he will arrive as one of the more highly-touted recruits in Oregon tennis history. A senior at Tumwater High School in Washington, Gentry has soared up recruiting boards after capturing the previous two Class 2A Washington state singles titles. He is …

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Men’s tennis suffers first loss of the season to No. 4 Baylor

Baylor halted Oregon’s four-match winning streak Sunday afternoon with a 4-2 victory, giving the Ducks their first loss of the spring season. Oregon took an early lead but couldn’t hang on as the Bears stormed back for four unanswered points. Daan Maasland and Simon Stevens were the first to finish in doubles with …

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Addition of freshman Thomas Laurent could prove beneficial for Oregon

During crucial points of Oregon tennis matches at the Student Tennis Center, it is common to hear chants of the French word “allez.” While it literally translates to “going” in English, the chant is intended to mean “let’s go” and has become the de-facto rallying cry for fans and Oregon …

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Late rally sparks Oregon sweep over No. 54 UCSB

After winning the first set on all six courts of their Monday match against University of California Santa Barbara, it appeared that Oregon was headed for an easy sweep. That wasn’t the case, though, as the Gauchos rallied back to force a third set in two different matches as well …

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