Kansas Tennis Bounces Back in Consolation Round

Oct. 23, 2009

NORMAN, Okla. – –

Two Kansas tennis doubles teams began the day with a win Friday at the ITA Regionals.

Sophomore Erin Wilbert and freshman Victoria Khanevskaya defeated Saint Louis 8-6 and sophomore Ekaterina Morozova and freshman Sara Lazarevic defeated Wichita State 8-3.

Lazarevic also dominated in singles, defeating Jackie Sperling of Minnesota in the first round and Jenny Nalepa of Saint Louis in the second round.

The girls will play both doubles and singles on Saturday and continue with finals Sunday.

Check back with www.kuathletics.com for updated results.

Consolation Results


Wilbert/Khanevskaya (KU) def. Elmore/Nalepa (SLU), 8-6

Morozova/Lazarevic (KU) def. Wakim/Damaschin (WSU), 8-3


Round 1

Sara Lazarevic (KU) def. Jackie Sperling (MIN), 6-1, 6-2

Casey Miller (SLU) def. Victoria Khanevskaya (KU), 6-1, 6-2

Round 2

Sara Lazarevic (KU) def. Jenny Nalepa (SLU), 7-5, 6-7, 1-0 (5)