Feb. 26, 2003
STANFORD, Calif. -- Before the tennis season began, University of Utah men's tennis Head Coach F.D. Robbins said that playing a PAC-10 team gives the team a chance to measure up against the best players in the nation. The Utah men had a chance to measure up against the Stanford Cardinal, the seventh-ranked team in the nation. Utah was dropped 7-0, and with the loss is now 4-5 on the season.
In doubles play, Roeland Brateanu and Nick Coutts met the nation's third best doubles team, Scott Lipsky and David Martin, in an 8-3 loss for the Utes. In no. 2 doubles, Tomasz Grzyb and Tyler Poulson wer dropped by the nation's ninth best team, KC Corkery and James Pade, in another 8-3 loss.
The utes lost all six singles matches in straight sets. In number five singles, Nick Coutts almost grabbed a set from Carter Morris, but was edged out in a 6-2, 7-6 loss.
#1 #46 Scott Lipsky def. Roeland Brateanu (Utah) 6-2, 6-2
#2 #50 KC Corkery def. Daniel Lohff (Utah) 6-0, 6-0
#3 James Pade def. Tyler Poulson 6-3, 6-3
#4 #52 Sam Warburg def. Tomasz Grzyb (Utah) 6-3, 6-1
#5 Carter Morris def. Nick Coutts (Utah) 6-2, 7-6
#6 Phil Sheng def. Kaisorn Chaichana (Utah) 6-3, 6-1
#1 #3 Lipsky/David Maritn def. Brateanu/Coutts
#2 #9 Corkery/Pade def. Grzyb/Poulson 8-3