Women’s tennis takes win over Kansas, remains undefeated in Big 12 Play


    The 35th-ranked Horned Frogs improved to 16-2 on the year and 5-0 in the Big 12 with a 7-0 shut out against Kansas.

    “We’ve got four matches to play and every match is tough. It’s up to us. If we play well, we can make good things happen," said head coach Dave Borelli in a press release. "That’s all I want to focus on for these next few weeks. I’m really proud of the way the kids played today.”

    Olivia Smith and Stefanie Tan had a 8-1 triumph over Maria Jose Cardona and Dylan Windom at No. 1 singles.

    Gabi Barbosa and Monika Sirilova gave TCU a 1-0 lead with the 8-5 win over Victoria Khaevskaya and Anastasija Trubica on the third singles court. It was a first time the Frogs won the doubles point in three matches.

    Federica Denti quickly ran the Frogs advantage to 2-0 with a 6-0, 6-1 win against Windom at No. 4 singles.

    Sirilova’s ninth-straight win and fifth in Big 12 play made it 3-0 in favor of the home team as she beat Trubica, 6-1, 6-2, at No. 5 singles.

    Simona Parajova clinched the win for TCU with her 6-3, 6-4 win at the expense of Paulina Los on court three.

    Kelsey Sundaram gave TCU its fifth point by taking down Khanevskaya, 6-0, 6-4 at No. 6 singles. No. 71-ranked Tan made the score 6-0 for TCU with her 6-3, 6-3 bettering of Cardona at No. 1 singles.

    No. 75-ranked Smith had a 2-6, 6-4, 6-2 win over Maria Belen Luduena at No. 2 singles.

    The Frogs travel to Oklahoma State on Friday to continue the action. First serve is set for 3 p.m.