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The No. 10 Baylor men’s tennis team hosts South Florida at 6 p.m. Friday at the Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center. Free pop sockets will be given away to fans at the door while supplies last.

Baylor men's tennis topped No. 24 Michigan, 4-1, in the ITA Kickoff Weekend championship match Sunday in Ann Arbor, Mich. to advance to next month's ITA National Indoor Team Championships in Chicago. The Bears have advanced to the national event in all nine seasons they have competed in the ITA Kickoff Weekend.

ANN ARBOR, MICH. — Baylor men’s tennis topped its first ranked opponent Saturday with a 4-2 victory over No. 12 Georgia in the opening round of the ITA Kick-Off Weekend at the Varsity Tennis Center in Ann Arbor, Mich.

There was a little something different about the Bears when they took the courts for doubles Monday morning against Penn. Like what happened in Friday’s season-opening doubleheader, the Baylor men’s tennis team clinched the doubles point, but this time around head coach Brian Boland saw a bit more energy from his team as the Bears won, 6-1.

The Baylor men’s and women’s tennis teams are back in action Monday after going a combined 4-0 over the weekend to open their respective 2019 home slates.

Jimmy Bendeck threw his hands into the air as he gave an emphatic shout before yelling, “Let’s go Bears!” From court No. 6, the Baylor senior was able to get a clear look at the progress of his teammates as he wrapped up his second singles match victory of the night, 6-1, 6-1. As was the case in the 11th-ranked Bears season opener against Prairie View A&M earlier Friday afternoon, Bendeck watched as Baylor fought for its second victory of the day.

Brian Boland walked across the courts at the Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center sporting his Baylor sweatshirt and a smile. Boland, who led Virginia to four national championships during his 16-year tenure there, spent last season away from collegiate tennis as the head of men’s tennis for USTA Player Development. Now, on the verge of his first spring season at Baylor as the men host a doubleheader against Prairie View A&M and UT-Arlington Friday, the head coach is ready to go.

TULSA — Jimmy Bendeck and Sven Lah won the doubles draw of the Saint Francis Health System ITA Men’s All-American Championships Monday at the Case Tennis Center. The Baylor men’s tennis duo clinched their eighth straight match dating back to the team’s qualifying draw opener on Oct. 1.

Freshman Finn Bass will join the Baylor men's tennis team in January. The freshman from London, England, achieved a career-high ITF junior ranking of 44 while playing in several junior Grand Slams and reaching the Australian Open junior doubles quarterfinals.

When Brian Boland first stepped on Baylor’s campus with his family as the new men’s tennis head coach, Mitch Mann told Boland’s son, Brendan, that there were two bears on campus. Brendan wasn’t sure what Mann meant. He thought there were two bears casually walking and roaming around the campus.

Matt Knoll resigned Sunday as the Baylor men’s tennis head coach after spending 22 seasons at the helm of the program. He’s coached Baylor since its first season of Big 12 play in 1997 and was inducted into the Baylor Athletics Hall of Fame in 2008.

The No. 18 Baylor men’s tennis team fell, 4-1, to No. 5 Texas A&M in the second round of the NCAA tournament Saturday at the George P. Mitchell Tennis Center in College Station.

You don’t have to look long to see that Baylor is playing it’s best tennis of the year right now. In the Big 12 Championships, the men’s tennis team blanked No. 17 Oklahoma State, 4-0, before pulling off the upset over top-seeded and No. 17 TCU, 4-2. The Bears weren’t able to clinch the Big 12 title as they fell to No. 15 Texas in the finals, 4-2.

After stellar performances at the Big 12 Tennis Championships last week — the women’s team topping Kansas to advance to the semifinals and the men’s team ousting top-seed TCU for a runner-up finish — the two teams sat inside the Stone Room at the Ferrell Center eagerly awaiting their postseason fate.

Baylor men’s and women’s tennis programs are hosting a NCAA Selection Show Watch Party on Tuesday, May 1 inside the Stone Room at the Ferrell Center. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. with the men’s selection show beginning at 4 p.m. and the women’s following at 4:30 p.m.

The fifth-seeded Baylor men’s tennis team upset top seed TCU, 4-2, Saturday afternoon at the Texas Tennis Center to clinch a spot in Sunday’s Big 12 Championship match.

Fifth-seeded Baylor men’s tennis swept four-seed Oklahoma State, 4-0, in the Big 12 Championship quarterfinals Friday morning at the Texas Tennis Center. The Bears advance to the conference tournament’s semifinals for the 20th time in the 22-year history of the tournament. Baylor will face top-seeded TCU at noon Saturday.

No. 23 Baylor men’s tennis plays its last Big 12 road match of the season with a 5:30 p.m. matchup against sixth-ranked TCU at the Bayard H. Friedman Tennis Center in Fort Worth.

No. 24 Baylor looks to end its two-match losing streak as it No. 30 Texas Tech comes to town for a 6 p.m. match on Saturday. The Bears not only hope to return to the win column but also to secure their first Big 12 win of the season.

The University of Oklahoma has not been kind to the Baylor Bears recently, sweeping both the baseball and softball teams in conference series. Add the Baylor men’s tennis team as one that fell to Oklahoma. The Bears lost, 4-2, to No. 16 Oklahoma on Friday in Norman.

Baylor men’s tennis extended their home winning streak to 11 after downing Tulsa, 4-0, Friday night at the Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center.

No. 24 Baylor (14-4) hosts Tulsa at 4 p.m. Friday at the Hurd Tennis Center. It marks the first of a three-game homestand to close out nonconference play.

No. 29 Baylor (13-4) fell 4-2 to No. 39 California at the BNP Paribas Open Collegiate Tennis Challenge Saturday at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. The Bears captures the doubles point after Sven Lah and Roy Smith won, 6-4, and Akos Kotorman and Constantin Frantzen won, 7-5.

Bjoern Petersen was named the Big 12 Player of the Week after the sophomore handed Columbia’s ninth-ranked Victor Pham his first loss of the dual-match season in three sets, 7-6(5), 3-6, 6-4. The victory marked Petersen’s highest ranked win of his career.

No. 24 Baylor (11-3) takes on No. 11 Columbia at 3 p.m. Monday at the Hurd Tennis Center. The Bears are currently on an 11-match home winning streak as they welcome their second top-25 opponent. Baylor is currently 2-2 against ranked foes this season.

Baylor men’s tennis was selected to host the ITA Regional Championships as the Texas region site Oct. 19-22 at the Hurd Tennis Center. Baylor will be one of 12 Division I regional sites across the country.

Baylor men’s tennis is slated to take on No. 41 Memphis at 3 p.m. Friday at Hurd Tennis Center. This will be the seventh-straight season the two programs have faced off. The Bears are perfect against the Tigers under head coach Matt Knoll.

Baylor swept Abilene Christian, 7-0, twice in Saturday’s doubleheader at the Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center. The wins move the 18th-ranked Bears to 8-0 at home this season and increases Baylor’s home winning streak to 10 dating back to last season.

Baylor men’s tennis returns to Waco to host Abilene Christian for a doubleheader at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday at the Hurd Tennis Center. The No. 18-ranked Bears lead the all-time series against ACU, 12-3, and hold a 7-0 record against the Wildcats under head coach Matt Knoll.