RCW: Inside Tennis 3.22

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Through five dual matches this season, the Jayhawks have already beaten three teams that were a part of the 2016 NCAA Tournament field.


Arkansas (Feb. 11)
TCU (March 10)

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  • Nina Khmelnitckaia added two more No. 4 singles victories over the weekend, both in three sets. With the wins over North Carolina State and William & Mary, Khmelnitckaia has now won nine of her last 10 singles matches.
  • With the score tied 3-3 against the Wolfpack, Maria Toran Ribes defeated her opponent in a three-set match, 6-4, 1-6, 6-4, to seal the 4-3 victory for the Jayhawks. With that win, Toran Ribes is now 6-3 in three-set matches.
  • On Sunday, Khmelnitckaia and Tess Bernard Feigenbaum teamed up for a doubles win, which marked their seventh victory in their last eight doubles matches and moved them to an overall record of 13-4.
  • Tatiana Nikolaeva topped her opponent, 6-2, 6-0, for her first win of the spring season and put the Jayhawks up 4-1.
  • Toran Ribes and her opponent continued into a two-set tiebreaker with William & Mary, earning the point and setting the final score at 4-2.
  • The Jayhawks will play the Arkansas Razorbacks at 5 p.m., Saturday, February 11 at the Jayhawk Tennis Center.

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