More Headlines

Baylor women’s tennis defeated No. 32 Washington, 4-1, Sunday afternoon in Seattle. It marked the second time in the last three dual matches that the Bears knocked off a ranked opponent.

Baylor women’s tennis readies for a Pac-12 road trip this weekend, traveling to No. 17 Oregon for a match at 2 p.m. Friday and then heading north to No. 32 Washington for a noon match on Sunday.

Baylor women’s tennis hosts a pair of ranked foes this weekend. The Lady Bears will take on No. 9 Ole Miss at 1 p.m. Saturday and No. 17 Miami at 1 p.m. Sunday. Both matches will be played at Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center.

Tulsa sent the Baylor women’s tennis team to its third consecutive loss, as the Golden Hurricane claimed a 4-2 win on Saturday at the Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center.

No. 16 Baylor women’s tennis fell at No. 2 Vanderbilt, 6-1, Friday afternoon. The Commodores, who returned a strong core of players, won regular season and tournament SEC titles and advanced to the 2017 NCAA Final Four.

After its season-opening match at Rice was postponed a week ago, the Baylor women’s tennis team will hit the courts at Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center with a doubleheader on Friday.

Giorgia Testa — a Frosinone, Italy, native — joined the Baylor women’s tennis team in January and is eligible to compete as a freshman in the spring season. Testa owns a 2.4 Italian singles rating and is ranked among the Top 100 players in Italy.

Baylor women's tennis announced its 2018 schedule Monday afternoon. The Lady Bears are slated to play 15 matches in Waco at Hurd Tennis Center or Hawkins Tennis Center.

In a match that looked better on the court than on the scoreboard, top-seeded Taylor Townsend opened singles play in the Waco Showdown $80K Tuesday with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Baylor’s Theresa Van Zyl at the Hurd Tennis Center.

After earning an Oracle wildcard to compete in the event, Theresa Van Zyl fell in singles main draw action of the 2017 Oracle ITA National Fall Championships on Wednesday at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.

FORT WORTH — The Baylor women’s tennis freshmen duo of Dominika Sujova and Kris Sorokolet weren’t scared by their openers at the Haunted Horned Frog Classic, winning two of three doubles matches on Friday.

Baylor women’s tennis freshman Livia Kraus won the singles consolation bracket at the ITA Texas Regional Championship Presented by Oracle. She compiled a 4-1 mark over five days at Friedman Tennis Center.

The Baylor women’s tennis program will have five players at the ITA Regional Championship Presented by Oracle on Oct. 13-17. The Texas regional is hosted by TCU at Bayard H. Friedman Tennis Center in Fort Worth and begins with main draw doubles action at 8:30 a.m. (CT) on Friday.

A pair of Baylor women’s tennis players will compete at the Stillwater Pro Tennis Classic at Michael and Anne Greenwood Tennis Center on the campus of Oklahoma State from Sept. 24-26.

Three Baylor athletes were honored as Big 12 Scholar Athletes of the Year on Thursday – baseball’s Richard Cunningham, golf’s Matthew Perrinne and women’s tennis player Blair Shankle.

With a two-set victory on Thursday morning, Baylor women’s tennis senior Blair Shankle advanced to the NCAA Singles Championship Round of 16. She bested Ivy League automatic qualifier and No. 119-ranked Kana Daniel of Pennsylvania, 6-3, 6-4, to earn her 11th win in a row and her 13th over a ranked foe.

ATHENS, Ga. — Baylor women’s tennis senior Blair Shankle advanced to the round of 32 of the NCAA Championship with a two set victory, 6-2, 6-4, in the opening round on Wednesday morning. She bested No. 42-ranked Brittany Lindl of Tennessee for her 10th consecutive win and her 12th over a ranked opponent.