K-State Falls on the Road at 17th-Ranked Baylor
WACO, Texas - Kansas State women’s tennis lost its third straight match and 12th straight road match, losing 6-1 to 17th-ranked Baylor on Sunday.
The Lady Bears (12-3, 3-0 Big 12) took the early advantage by winning the doubles point, 3-0. This marks the fourth straight match the Wildcats have lost the doubles point. K-State’s record in these matches is 1-3.
The lone bright spot on the afternoon for the Wildcats (4-6, 1-3 Big 12) was freshman Tamar Kvaratskhelia. The Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia native defeated 69th-ranked Carolin Walter, 1-6, 7-5, 1-0 (11). The win was the 23rd overall singles win for Kvaratskhelia and surpasses Petra Sedlmajerova’s freshman record of 22 set in 1999-2000. The win also moves Kvaratskhelia into a tie for fourth on the singles wins in a season list.
Kansas State will look to rebound with a non-conference win on Tuesday, March 22 against Texas-Arlington. Match time is set for 9 a.m. in Arlington, Texas.