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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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A spectator a year ago, Anastasia Rychagova hungry to help KU at NCAA Tournament

It had been nearly two full decades since the University of Kansas tennis team advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament. And all Anastasia Rychagova could do was watch. By Benton Smith

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KU tennis earns NCAA tournament bid, home court for opening rounds

Huddled around a television set inside the Jayhawk Tennis Center on Monday night, the Kansas women's tennis team learned its NCAA Tournament fate and celebrated with flare. The Jayhawks are in this year's field of 64 as the No. 14 overall seed. They'll play host to Denver University at 1 p.m. Friday.

Six Jayhawks named to Big 12 All-Tournament Team

Six players from the Kansas women's tennis team were named to the Big 12 Championship All-Tournament Team, which was announced Monday by the conference office.

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Jayhawks' success in doubles was key to capturing first Big 12 title

The Jayhawks had two different chances to clinch a Big 12 Championship for the first time ever.

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Big 12 champs: KU tennis claims first conference title since 1996 with 4-2 win over Texas

Kansas junior Maria Toran Ribes lofted the shot over the head of Texas senior Katie Poluta. As soon as the tennis ball landed on the other side of the net, Toran Ribes turned to her right and flung her racquet in the air. The racquet flipped five times before falling to the floor on the sixth court at the Jayhawk Tennis Center. Shane Jackson

KU baseball outlasts West Virginia in series finale

Backed by a strong showing from redshirt-freshman hurler Eli Davis, the Kansas baseball team earned the Sunday afternoon victory at No. 20 West Virginia, 6-5, at Monongalia County Ballpark.

No. 20 Kansas tennis advances to Big 12 Championship final

No. 20-ranked Kansas tennis defeated No. 12 Oklahoma State in the Big 12 Championship semifinals, 4-2, at the Jayhawk Tennis Center at Rock Chalk Park Saturday afternoon.

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