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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.

No. 20 Kansas tennis advances to semifinals with 4-1 victory over TCU

No. 20-ranked Kansas tennis opened the Big 12 Championship with a 4-1 win in the quarterfinals over TCU at the Jayhawk Tennis Center at Rock Chalk Park Friday afternoon.

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KU women's tennis team eager to host, make a run at Big 12 tournament this weekend in Lawrence

For the first time in program history, the Kansas tennis team is hosting the Big 12 tournament during the next four days at the Jayhawk Tennis Center. But the 20th-ranked KU women are hoping to do much more than create a comfortable and memorable weekend for their guests. By Matt Tait

Seniors help No. 20 KU tennis record 7-0 win over Kansas State

No. 20-ranked Kanas blanked Kansas State, 7-0, in the Sunflower Showdown Saturday afternoon at the Jayhawk Tennis Center. The victory caps off a perfect 11-0 record at home this season as the Jayhawks finish the 2019 regular season 16-4 overall, including 7-2 in the Big 12.

No. 14 Kansas tennis tops West Virginia, 6-1

No. 14-ranked Kansas tennis defeated West Virginia, 6-1, Sunday afternoon at the Jayhawk Tennis Center. The Jayhawks (15-4, 6-2 Big 12) have now won four consecutive conference matches, improving to third place in the league standings behind Texas and Oklahoma State.

No. 14 Kansas blanks Iowa State, 7-0

No. 14-ranked Kansas swept Iowa State, 7-0, Friday night at the Jayhawk Tennis Center.