The University of Utah women’s tennis team faced Oregon last weekend with Arizona and Arizona State this weekend while the men’s team also played against Arizona and Arizona State.
Utah Women vs. Oregon
The Utah women face Oregon at home on April 1 at 1:30 pm as the matchday begins with Utah’s Madeline Lamoreaux and Emily Dush losing to Oregon’s Allison Mulville and Myah Petchey 3-6.
Utes Linda Huang and Madison Tattini pull it back as they beat Oregon’s Sophie Luescher and Uxia Martinez Moral 6-4. Anastasia Goncharova and Lindsay Hung through Utah Came as they beat The Duck’s Ares Teixido Garcia and Karin Young 7-5, The Lady Utes for the Doubles Point.
With Utah’s possession at the doubles point, the Utes start singles strong as Hung beat Teixido Garcia 6-3 and 6-1 but Tattini then lost to Martinez Moral 2-6 and 3-6. Dush fell to Petchey 4-6 and 2-6, but Ute Anya Lamoreaux won her match against Mulville 6-2 and 6-3. Huang lost a close one to Luescher 6-7 (8) and 3-6 and Goncharova lost to a three-set match in Young 6-4, 4-6 and 4-6, giving Oregon the singles point and the win.
Utah Women vs. Arizona
The following weekend, the Utah women faced Arizona on April 8 at 1:30 pm against Dush and M. Lamoreaux on the day of the first doubles match against Arizona’s Kayla Wilkins and Khim Iglupas 5-7. However, the Utes went on to clinch the doubles point as Huang and Tattini beat Arizona’s Kirsten Prelle and Salma Ziouti 7-6 (7) and Hung and Goncharova down to Arizona’s Belen Nevenhoven and Kayla Meraz 7-6 (7).
Goncharova also lost to Iglupas 4-6 and 5-7, while The Utes began singles off with a loss as Dush fell to Wilkins 2-6. Tattini lost to Prelle in a three-match set 6-1, 0-6, and 3-6.
Huang kept the comeback alive, beating Ziouti 7-6 (7) and 7-5 while A. Lamoreaux won her three-match set against Nevenhoven 2-6, 6-4, and 6-2. Sadly, it’s not enough that the Wildcat’s Midori Castillo-Meza defeated a three-match set 4-6, 6-4 and 3-6.
Utah Women vs. Arizona State
In the final match of the weekend, Utah women face Arizona State on April 10 at 11 am against Huang and Tattini at the first doubles match of the day against Arizona State’s Patricija Spaka and Domenika Turkovic 1-6. Arizona State went to clinch the doubles point as Dush and M. Lamoreaux fell to Sun Devil’s Giulia Morlett and Sedona Gallagher 1-6.
The Utes started off with a singles off as a loss to Gallagher 2-6 and 0-6 while A. Lamoreaux also lost to Arizona State’s Marianna Argyokastriti 3-6 and 1-6. Huang Pull It Back Beating Morlet 6-4 and 7-5.
Tattini lost to Spaka 6-7 (7) and 0-6 while Dush won her three-match set against Turkovic 6-3, 2-6, and 6-3. Goncharova won a three-match set against the Sun Devils’ Cali Jankowski 7-6 (8), 5-7 and 10-8 but it’s still not enough as the Sun Devils snuck away.
Moving on to 13-10 on the year, the Lady Utes continue to head into their downward slope to the Pac-12 Championships. However, they do have one more match as they face off at Colorado on April 16 at noon.
Utah Men vs. Arizona
The Utah men face Arizona away April 8 at 2 p.m. Arizona’s Connor Olsen and Colton Smith lost to Ute’s Mathias Gavelin and Jayson Blando as Arizona clinched the doubles point. Franco Capalbo and Geronimo Espin of Utah had their match go unfinished against Wildcat’s Jonas Ziverts and Herman Hoeyeraal, 4-5.
Arizona swept singles as Bastias lost to Smith 1-6 in both sets, Gavelin faced Arizona’s Filip Malbasic losing 3-6 and 0-6, and Caula fell to Hoeyeraal 0-6 and 3-6.
Utah Men vs. Arizona State
Arizona State against The Utes Looking Bounce Back. The Utah men face the Sun Devils on April 10 at 1 p.m.
Bastias and Caula fell to Sun Devil’s Christian Lerby and George Stoupe as Arizona State secured the doubles point. Capalbo and Espin had their match go unfinished against Arizona State’s Murphy Cassone and Jacob Bullard, 4-3.
The Utes started off with a singles loss as Capalbo fell to Cassone 1-6 in both sets but Gavelin pulled it back to beating Bullard 6-3 and 6-1, while Caula beat Arizona State’s Max McKennon 6-2 and 6-1. Utah’s Bruno Krenn Beat Stoupe 6-4 and 7-5 and Espin Secured the Singles Point and the Win Defeating Salle 6-4 and 7-6 (7).
The Utah men fought hard this weekend moving to 19-5 on the year. The Utes will be home next as they face USC on April 15 at 3 pm and then go on to face UCLA on April 17 at 2 p.m.