Men's Tennis

Despite consistent season, Bears not elite yet

Given the caliber of the Cal men’s tennis team, the Bears showed remarkable consistency throughout the season. It just wasn’t the consistency of an elite program. After finishing the 2011 season ranked No. 14 in the country, head coach Peter Wright’s squad started the season with the same ranking and
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Doubles duo last hope for Bears in NCAA Championships

The Bears sent two singles players and one doubles pair to this year’s NCAA Men’s Division I Championships at the Dan Magill Tennis Center in Athens, Ga. In the 64-man singles tournament, senior Nick Andrews battled No. 56 George Coupland of Mississippi State on Wednesday. Andrews lost a close 4-6,
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Bears fall to Cavaliers in sweet 16 loss

A doubles point is the ultimate ace in the hole. The team that clinches it inevitably coasts on the advantage for the remainder of the win, while the loser spends the singles round fighting back toward contention. The Cal men’s tennis team prides itself on its doubles play, and its
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The Cal men's tennis team advanced to Friday's semifinals after taking down Washington, but couldn't take a single match against UCLA in a 5-0 loss.

Bears bested by No. 5 Bruins in Pac-12 semis

Before Friday, the Bears hadn’t defeated UCLA in six years. After Friday’s Pac-12 semifinal, it’s now seven. The No. 14 Bears finished their conference playoff run with a 5-0 loss to No. 5 UCLA on Friday in Ojai, Calif. Cal now awaits the NCAA committee’s decision on where the team
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Carlos Cueto and the Bears will look to take down Washington in their first match of this years team-based Pac-12 tournament.

Cal prepares for inaugural team-based Pac-12 tourney

For the Cal men’s tennis team, the Pac-12 Championships finally matter. This year, the conference overhauled the traditional tournament format for the men’s teams. Rather than have doubles and singles athletes compete individually, the competition is now team-based, with the winner receiving an automatic bid to the NCAA Championships in
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Senior Nick Andrews dropped his top-court tilt against Stanford's Bradley Klahn in Friday's home loss. Andrews was one of five Cal players to lose his singles match.

Cardinal overwhelm Bears in singles matches

The Cal men’s tennis team has entered the postseason with a winning record every year for the last decade. For the sixth season in a row, the Bears will enter it after losing its last regular season match. No. 14 Cal lost to No. 12 Stanford 5-2 on Friday at
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Cal clashes with Stanford to close regular season

Senior captain Nick Andrews has two goals before finishing his tennis career at Cal. One is to go deep into the postseason. The other is to beat Stanford in his last regular season home match on Friday. “I really want to beat Stanford this year,” Andrews said. “That’d be a
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Bears leave Los Angeles with one set win

The No. 12 Cal’s men’s tennis team wasn’t expected to win both games this weekend. And the Trojans and Bruins proved why by dominating the Bears. Cal (11-9, 4-2 in the Pac-12) traveled to Los Angeles and lost to No. 1 USC on Saturday, 6-1. They were also defeated by
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Sophomore Ben McLachlan took two straight-sets wins last weekend on the No. 2 court.

Bears face tough match against top-seeded USC

When the Cal men’s tennis team heads down to Los Angeles this weekend, the squad is hoping to pull off its biggest show yet: an upset of two top-10 teams. The No. 12 Bears (11-7, 4-0 in the Pac-12) will face No. 1 USC (23-0, 4-0) at David X. Marks
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