Las Vegas Kansas University’s tennis team made short work of Pacific, claiming the doubles point and the first three singles matches to clinch the victory in an eventual 6-1 win Sunday at the Fertitta Tennis Complex.
Kansas’ Maria Jose Cardona-Maria Belen Ludueña at No. 1 and Madison Harrison-Smith Hinton at No. 2 won doubles matches before Harrison (No. 3), Hinton (No. 4) and Rachel McNeely (No. 6) won straight-set singles matches to clinch the win.
KU, which won two of three matches over the weekend in Vegas, will host Houston on Saturday at the Jayhawk Tennis Center.
KANSAS 6, PACIFIC 1
Maria Jose Cardona-Maria Belen Ludueña, KU, def. Hanna Ritterova-Iveta Masarova, 6-2
Madison Harrison-Smith Hinton, KU, def. Francis Dean-Regina Suarez, 6-0
Summer Collins-Alexis Czapinski, KU, vs. Antonella Santeusanio-Cristina Saenz de Buruaga Ruiz, 3-3, DNF
Cardona, KU, vs. Ritterova, 3-6, 7-5, DNF
Ludueña, KU, def. Masarova, 6-2, 6-4
Harrison, KU, def. Dean, 6-2, 6-3
Hinton, KU, def. Christiana Ferrari, 6-2, 6-2
Saenz, Pac., def. Collins, 7-5, 6-1
McNeely, KU, def. Gergana Boncheva, 6-2, 6-0