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No. 16 Kansas tennis knocks off Baylor, 6-1

No. 16-ranked Kansas tennis claimed a 6-1 win during a road match over Baylor Friday night at the Hurd Tennis Center.

No. 10 Kansas tennis edges No. 30 Oklahoma

No. 10-ranked Kansas tennis won a hard-fought road victory over No. 30-ranked Oklahoma Sunday by a 4-3 margin.

Kansas tennis returns to top-10

The Kansas women's tennis team is ranked No. 10 in the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association's (ITA) poll, which was released Tuesday afternoon.

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Former KU tennis coach, TV stars charged in college admissions bribery scheme

Fifty people, including a former University of Kansas tennis standout-turned-coach and Hollywood stars Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, were charged Tuesday in a scheme in which wealthy parents allegedly bribed college coaches and other insiders to get their children into some of the nation's most elite schools.

No. 7 KU tennis sweeps Oregon to end nonconference season

No. 7 Kansas tennis rebounded from Friday night's tough loss at No. 22 Washington to blank Oregon, 7-0, Sunday afternoon at the Student Tennis Center. The win moves Kansas' record to 9-2 as it completes nonconference play.

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Senior leadership lifts KU tennis to highest ranking in program history

Kansas tennis senior Anastasia Rychagova walks off the court after a win in straight sets over Air Force’s TJ Frumagalli on the No. 1 singles court on a Sunday afternoon in late February. Andrew Rosenthal

KU tennis earns highest ranking in over 20 years

The University of Kansas women's tennis team moved up the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's (ITA) poll to No. 11, the highest ranking for the Jayhawks since the team was ranked No. 7 in 1994.

Kansas tennis picked second in Big 12 preseason poll

The Kansas women's tennis team is predicted to finish second in the 2019 Big 12 Conference standings, the league announced Tuesday morning.

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KU doubles team becomes first in program history to win ITA All-American doubles crown

Sunday’s straight-set victory, 6-3, 6-2, over No. 17 Stanford in the championship doubles match of the Riviera ITA Women’s All-American Championships in Pacific Palisades, Calif., capped a wild week of five victories in four days for KU seniors Nina Khmelnitckaia and Janet Koch.

Khmelnitckaia crowned singles champion at Big 5 Challenge

University of Kansas senior Nina Khmelnitckaia won her finals match Sunday, making her one of six singles champions crowned at the Big 5 Challenge. For the weekend, Khmelnitckaia compiled an undefeated record of 3-0.

KU tennis signs two players to add depth to veteran squad

The Kansas team added more foreign flavor to its experienced roster after announcing the signings of Plobrung Plipuech and Sofia Smagina for the 2018-19 campaign.

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KU tennis tandem selected as ITA Scholar Athletes

Kansas senior tennis player Nina Khmelnitckaia and KU alumna Despoina Vogasari were recipients of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Scholar Athlete Award on Tuesday.

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Russian tennis duo enters final season at KU with determination

For Anastasia Rychagova and Nina Khmelnitckaia, who will be seniors this year, it seems like just yesterday that the two arrived in Lawrence from Moscow, Russia.

Koch dominates ITA Summer Circuit

Kansas Janet Koch, who will be a senior this year, had a successful showing at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Summer Circuit final at the Jayhawk Tennis Center Monday.

KU junior Anastasia Rychagova earns All-American honor

Kansas tennis junior Anastasia Rychagova became the first Jayhawk to be named an Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-American in 20 years following the conclusion of the 2017-18 season.

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