🎾 Kansas Shutout at Wake Forest, 7-0

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Kansas women’s tennis team was shutout, 7-0, on the road by Wake Forest on Friday afternoon at the Wake Forest Tennis Center.

With the loss, the Jayhawks fall to 2-3, while Wake Forest improves to 4-1.

The Demon Deacons opened play by taking victories on two of the three doubles courts, claiming the doubles points and a 1-0 lead. Court two finished first with sophomore Sonia Smagina and freshman Vasiliki Karvouni falling 6-0, to Carolyn Campana and Chandler Carter. On court one, Luniuska Delgado and Malkia Ngounoue dropped a 6-2 decision to tenth-ranked Mary Caroline “MC” Meredith and Eliza Omirou. Court three did not finish play.

Kansas struggled in singles action with Wake Forest taking all six courts. Carmen Roxana Manu lost two straight sets, 6-2, 6-2 on court four to No. 82 Anna Campana. Wake Forest’s Saby Nihalani downed Delgado, 6-1, 6-3 at the singles three. The 44th-ranked Carolyn Campana defeated No. 63 Smagina, 6-2, 6-3, clinching the match for the Demon Deacons.


The Jayhawks return to the court on Sunday, Feb. 2, when they travel to No. 8 NC State. Sunday’s match begins at 10 a.m. CT in Raleigh, N.C.

Tennis Match Results

Kansas vs Wake Forest

1/31/2020 at Winston-Salem, N.C.

(Wake Forest Tennis Center)

Wake Forest 7, Kansas 0

Singles competition

#44 Carolyn Campana (WAKE) def. #63 Sonia Smagina (KU) 6-2, 6-3
Eliza Omirou (WAKE) def. #93 Malkia Ngounoue (KU) 6-4, 7-6 (7-4)
Saby Nihalani (WAKE) def. Luniuska Delgado (KU) 6-1, 6-3
#82 Anna Campana (WAKE) def. Carmen Roxana Manu (KU) 6-2, 6-2
Chandler Carter (WAKE) def. Vasiliki Karvouni (KU) 6-4, 6-4
MC Meredith (WAKE) def. Maria Toran Ribes (KU) 6-2, 3-6, 6-1

Doubles competition

#10 MC Meredith/Eliza Omirou (WAKE) def. Luniuska Delgado/Malkia Ngounoue (KU) 6-2
Carolyn Campana/Chandler Carter (WAKE) def. Sonia Smagina/Vasiliki Karvouni (KU) 6-0
#46 Saby Nihalani/Anna Brylin (WAKE) vs. Maria Toran Ribes/Julia Deming (KU) 5-4, unfinished

Match Notes:
Kansas 2-3
Wake Forest 4-1
Order of finish: Doubles (2,1); Singles (4,3,1,6,5,2)