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Women's Tennis Blanks Kansas, 4-0

Kiah Generette

April 25, 2014

Box Score

To open the Big 12 Championships, the 14th-ranked Baylor women's tennis team swept eighth-seeded and 68th-ranked Kansas, 4-0, on Friday at Bayard H. Friedman Tennis Center.

The victory pushed the Lady Bears into the event's semifinals for the 11th straight season. BU also claimed its 12th-straight win, including nine consecutive over ranked opponents.

In doubles, Victoria Kisialeva and Jordaan Sanford snapped a three-match losing streak with an 8-2 win over Dylan Windom and Paulina Los on court No. 1. Minutes later, Ema Burgic and Kiah Generette got past Maria Cardona and Belen Ludena, 8-2 on court 2. At that point Alex Clay and Blair Shankle match was abandoned, despite the duo being at one point away from clinching the contest.

In singles, the 42nd-ranked Generette recorded a quick 6-0, 6-1 victory over Windom at the No. 1 spot. Alex Leatu followed with a 6-0, 6-3 victory at No. 5 over Nastya Trubich.

No. 92 Burgic clinched the match for the Lady Bears as she downed Cardon, 6-2, 6-2 on court two.

The loss dropped Kansas  to 11-12 on the year.


  • Baylor improved to 29-11 all-time in Big Championships play and 24-5 under Scrivano.
  • BU is now 14-4 in Big 12 quarterfinal matches and 11-1 under Scrivano.
  • BU will be making its 14th semifinal appearance. BU has an 8-5 record in the round.
  • Baylor is 21-0 when winning the doubles point this season.
  • BU has won 13 straight matches over the Jayhawks and owns a 18-4 advantage in series history.
  • Burgic has won six straight singles matches. 
  • Burgic and Generette have now won 11 straight matches as a tandem.


8-0 - The combined score in the opening match for Baylor in the last two Big 12 Championships. The Lady Bears have beaten KU, 4-0, over last two years.

"Our focus was on the way we play and the way we handle the little things. The girls obviously handled whatever was coming at them today and did a good job. We did a good job of focusing on the task at hand and when you do that good things happen." - head coach Joey Scrivano on the match

"They have had a tough year. They have played predominantly in the number one spot and the competition is pretty fierce up there. Today they put it together and came through with a great win." -Scrivano on the 8-2 win in No. 1 doubles.

"It is always good to move comfortably, but it is going to be a lot harder tomorrow."- Scrivano on the 4-0 first round victory

Baylor will now face the winner of No. 4 Texas Tech and No. 5 Oklahoma on Saturday at 3 p.m. BU defeated both of those teams by 6-1 scores earlier this year in Waco.  

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