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Baylor Women's Tennis Sweeps Oklahoma

Baylor Press Release

By: Jil Price

WACO, Texas – Baylor women’s tennis recorded a dominant 5-0 victory over 49th-ranked Oklahoma on Sunday afternoon at Hurd Tennis Center. The 28th-ranked Bears are 10-10 on the season and 1-3 in Big 12 play following the win.

In doubles play, Baylor secured wins on courts one and three for the early advantage. Freshman Giorgia Testa and senior Theresa Van Zyl topped Simran Kaur Sethi and Camila Romero, 6-2, at No. 3 doubles, and 62nd-ranked freshman Kris Sorokolet and sophomore Jessica Hinojosa bested Christiana Brigante and Jasine Asghar, 6-4.

The Bears carried the momentum into singles action, securing four-straight victories to earn the team result, 5-0.

Hinojosa notched her eighth-straight victory with a dominant, 6-2, 6-0, win against Kaur Sethi on court four. Sophomore Camilla Abbate followed with another two-set victory, 6-3, 6-1, against Brigante on court three.

With the match result on the line, freshman Livia Kraus and sophomore Angelina Shakhraichuk were battling to record the clincher. Kraus came through with a tiebreak victory, 6-2, 7-6 (7-5), against Malene Stripp on court six. Just seconds later, Shakhraichuck closed out her match on court five, 1-6, 6-4, 6-3, over Romero.


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