Kansas Tennis Falls to No. 42 Baylor, 5-2
April 5, 2013
WACO, Texas – Kansas fell to 0-4 in conference play Friday, dropping its dual match to No. 42 Baylor, 5-2, at Hurd Tennis Center.
The Bears swept the Jayhawks in doubles play, winning the No. 1 and 3 matches before leaving the No. 2 match unfinished after they clinched the doubles point. The only individual victories notched by KU were in the No. 2 and No. 5 singles matches, both of which were retired by Baylor players.
At the No. 2 spot, sophomore Maria Belen Ludueña defeated No. 120-ranked Victoria Kisialeva, 4-6, 3-1, ret., giving the Jayhawks their second singles victory over a nationally ranked opponent this season. On court 5, KU freshman Nastya Trubica beat BU’s Maria Biryukova, 6-3, 3-3, ret.
Kansas moves to an overall record of 8-7 this season with Friday’s loss. It will next travel to Fort Worth, Texas, for a date Sunday with No. 35-ranked TCU at 10 a.m.
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No. 42 Baylor 5, Kansas 2
No. 1: #10 Ema Burgic (BU) def. Maria Jose Cardona (KU) 6-0, 6-0
No. 2: Maria Belen Ludueña (KU) def. #120 Victoria Kisialeva (BU) 4-6, 3-1, ret.
No. 3: Jordaan Sanford (BU) def. Paulina Los (KU) 6-2, 6-3
No. 4: Kiah Generette (BU) def. Dylan Windom (KU) 6-1, 6-4
No. 5: Nastya Trubica (KU) def. Maria Biryukova (BU) 6-3, 3-3, ret.
No. 6: Alex Leatu (BU) def. Victoria Khanevskaya (KU) 6-1, 6-1
No. 1: #29 Burgic/Kisialeva (BU) def. Windom/Cardona (KU) 8-2
No. 2: Los/Ludueña (KU) vs. Clay/Generette (BU) DNF
No. 3: Leatu/Sanford (BU) def. Trubica/Khanevskaya (KU) 8-5