April 10, 2009
WACO, Texas -
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WOMEN'S TENNIS HOSTS TEXAS
The third-ranked Baylor women's tennis team returns home this weekend as the Lady Bears play host to No. 31 Texas in a Big 12 Conference showdown at noon on Sunday at the Baylor Tennis Center. The match pits the only two remaining unbeatens in conference play, as Texas enters the match with an 8-0 Big 12 record, while Baylor is 6-0 in conference action. Baylor is coming off a pair of home conference wins last weekend as the Lady Bears defeated Kansas, 5-2, and Kansas State, 7-0. Live scoring for the Texas match as well as a complete post-match recap will be available online at www.BaylorBears.com.
LAST TIME AGAINST TEXAS
The third-ranked Baylor women's tennis team swept No. 21 Texas to clinch its fourth-straight Big 12 regular season title at the Penick-Allison Tennis Center. Baylor won two of three singles matches and cruised through all six singles matches to secure the No. 1 seed at next week's Big 12 Tournament in College Station, Texas. Baylor wins its fourth-straight Big 12 regular season title, and its fifth in the last six seasons. No. 7 Zuzana Zemenova and Lenka Broosova defeated No. 20 Vanja Corovic and Marija Milic 8-5 at number one doubles. After No. 55 Taylor Ormond and Jelena Stanivuk were upset at number two doubles 8-5 by Stephanie Davison and Caroline Larsson, Jana Bielikova and Zuzana Chmelarova downed Courtney Zauft and Abby Liu 8-5 on court three to clinch the doubles point. Stanivuk made quick work of Sarah Lancaster 6-1, 6-1 on court five to extend Baylor's lead to 2-0. No. 25 Zemenova gave the Lady Bears a 3-0 lead with a 6-2, 6-1 win over No. 64 Corovic. Zemenova improved her career conference singles record to 37-0, with each match coming at No. 1 singles. The Lady Bears clinched the match with a 6-2, 6-2 win for No. 77 Bielikova over Larsson on court five. No. 15 Broosova rallied from a one-set deficit to defeat Zauft 2-6, 6-3, 10-3 at number two singles. No. 36 Ormond also rallied from a one-set deficit to down Davison 1-6, 6-0, 6-4 on court three. Chmelarova became the third-straight Baylor player to overcome a first set loss, defeating Maggie Mello 6-7 (3), 6-4, 10-8 to complete the 7-0 sweep.
LAST TIME OUT
The fourth-ranked Baylor women's tennis team won its sixth-straight Big 12 Conference match, 7-0, over Kansas State on a blustery day at the Baylor Tennis Center. Baylor improves to 15-4 overall, 6-0 in conference action. The Lady Bears have only dropped two points in conference play, and have outscored their Big 12 opponents, 40-2 this season. Baylor started out the match with a sweep of all three doubles matches. At No. 3 doubles, Lenka Broosova and Karolina Filipiak downed Petra Chuda and Katerina Kudlackova, 8-4. No. 59 Taylor Ormond and Jelena Stanivuk dropped the first three games on court one, but rallied with eight straight wins to defeat Nina Sertic and Antea Huljev, 8-3, to secure the doubles point. Nina Secerbegovic and Kasia Siwosz downed Mariya Slupska and Natasha Vieira, 8-5, on court two. In singles action, Baylor won five matches in straight sets. Secerbegovic downed Kudlackova, 6-0, 6-2, on court four. No. 37 Stanivuk rolled over Slupska, 6-0, 6-2, at No. 3 singles before No. 43 Broosova defeated Sertic, 6-2, 6-2, on court two to move the Baylor lead to 4-0. No. 44 Ormond downed Huljev, 6-3, 6-3, on court one just before Siwosz defeated Chuda, 6-2, 6-2, on court five. At No. 6 singles, Filipiak defeated Vieira in a third-set super tiebreaker, 6-4, 1-6, 10-8.