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Jayhawks come up short in ITA finals

Three members of the Kansas tennis team dropped finals matches in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's Summer Circuit event at the Jayhawk Tennis Center in Lawrence on Monday.

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Jayhawks reach Monday finals in singles, doubles at ITA Summer Circuit event in Lawrence

The Kansas tennis team will be represented in the finals of both the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s women’s singles crimson bracket and the women’s doubles bracket Monday at the Jayhawk Tennis Center at Rock Chalk Park.

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Kansas tennis program hosting ITA action at Jayhawk Tennis Center

The University of Kansas is one of eight schools nationwide hosting Week 4 matches in the Oracle Intercollegiate Tennis Association Summer Circuit this weekend.

Megan Falcon named associate head coach for KU tennis

Megan Falcon, a former All-American singles player and currently the assistant coach at the University of Wisconsin, has been named associate head coach of the Kansas women's tennis program.

Auburn selects KU assistant Lilley to lead its women's tennis program

University of Kansas assistant head tennis coach Caroline Lilley has been named the new head coach of the Auburn University women's program. Lilley spent the past four seasons helping lead KU's tennis program back to prominence, not only in the Big 12 Conference but nationally as well.

KU tennis falls in Round of 16

Kansas seniors Nina Khmelnitckaia, Janet Koch and Anastasia Rychagova had their runs at the 2019 NCAA Division I Women's Tennis Individual Championships come to an end in the Sweet 16 Wednesday afternoon at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Florida.

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KU tennis seniors advance to Sweet 16 in singles, doubles championships

Apparently playing in just one Sweet 16 this spring wasn’t enough for a trio of University of Kansas tennis seniors.

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Powerhouse Stanford edges Kansas tennis, 4-3, in Sweet 16

With the rest of the matchups already decided Friday in an NCAA Super Regional, a spot in the national quarterfinals for either powerhouse Stanford or Big 12 champion Kansas came down to the No. 5 singles match.

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KU tennis remains motivated ahead of clash with defending champs in Sweet 16

Not long after the Kansas women’s tennis team notched its first Sweet 16 berth since 1998, the squad got back to work.

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7 KU teams achieve perfect APR marks; cross country awarded for multiyear APR success

Seven University of Kansas teams achieved perfect 1,000 single-year Academic Progress Rate scores, and KU’s women’s cross country team picked up a Public Recognition Award for scoring in the top 10 percent of its sport over the course of multiple years the NCAA announced on Wednesday.

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'It is our playground here': KU tennis completes undefeated season at home by notching Sweet 16 berth

After the Kansas women’s tennis team claimed its third point, many fans turned their attention to the fourth court at the Jayhawk Tennis Center Saturday afternoon.

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KU tennis defeats Florida, advances to Sweet 16 for first time since 1998

Moments after Kansas senior Janet Koch lost her singles match and shook hands with her opponent, she turned to watch the fourth court at the Jayhawk Tennis Center. Within seconds, freshman Sonia Smagina let out a deafening scream as the return by Marlee Zein soared out of bounds. Koch was the first to hug Smagina, who capped off KU’s 4-2 win over Florida in the second round of the NCAA Tournament Saturday afternoon. Shane Jackson

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Despite 'sloppy' play, KU tennis advances past Denver in opening round

There was no tennis racquet flip. There was no Gatorade bath or large team celebration at the Jayhawk Tennis Center. By Shane Jackson

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KU women's tennis riding high and ready for more

Jayhawks open NCAA Tournament play vs. Denver at 1 p.m. Friday in Lawrence

Riding the wave of some serious confidence and emotion from a 19-4 season, the 13th-ranked Kansas women's tennis program and head coach Todd Chapman will play host to No. 47 Denver University at 1 p.m. Friday at the Jayhawk Tennis Center in first-round NCAA Tournament action. By Matt Tait

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KU's Todd Chapman named Big 12 women's tennis coach of the year

6 Jayhawks earn all-Big 12 honors, as well

The best women's tennis coach in the Big 12 Conference resides in Lawrence Kansas. KU coach Todd Chapman on Wednesday was named the Big 12’s coach of the year after leading the Jayhawks to a 19-4 record entering NCAA Tournament play this weekend.

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