Menlo News May 11, 2023

Boys’ tennis headed to CCS Championships

Top seed Knights sweep Saratoga
Menlo junior Evan Burnett serves in his match against Saratoga's Somai Ogata in their CCS semifinal match Thursday in Los Gatos

5.11.2023 – The Menlo School boys’ tennis team will defend its title at the CCS Championship after a 7-0 victory over Saratoga in Thursday’s semifinal at Bay Club-Courtside.
The top-seeded Knights (21-1) plays No.2 seed Cupertino (19-1) at 1:00 pm Friday back at the Bay Club-Courtside.
On Thursday, junior Evan Burnett defeated Somai Ogata 6-2, 6-3 at the No. 1 spot. Sophomore Cooper Han also won in straight sets 6-0, 6-2 against Nikhil Sriuasta at No.2 Freshman Yuanye Ma defeated Johan Amirinenci 6-2, 6-2 and sophomore Leo Terman defeated Alex Lu 7-6 (1), 6-3.
The doubles teams swept in straight sets: senior Nikhil Agarwal and freshman Arki Temsamani won 6-3, 7-6, juniors Nikhil Kothari and Sam Engel took No.2 and sophomores Ben Levin and Kavan Kumar won at No. 3.

CCS Semifinal
at Bay Club-Courtside
Singles – Evan Burnett d. Somai Ogata 6-2, 6-3; Cooper Han d. Nikhil Sriuasta 6-0, 6-2; Yuanye Ma d. Johan Amirinenci 6-2, 6-2; Leo Terman d. Alex Lu 7-6 (1), 6-3.
Doubles – Nikhil Agarwal-Arki Temsamani d. Shrey Jain-Samik Pattanayak 6-3, 7-6; Nikhil Kothari-Sam Engel 6-3, 6-3; Ben Levin-Kavan Kumar 6-3, 6-4.