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Quick start not enough as Tech drops to 34th Kansas

LAWARENCE, Kan. – Despite winning the doubles point and winning in straight sets Kailey Evansthe 41st-ranked Texas Tech women’s tennis program fell 4-2 to 34th-ranked Kansas on Sunday afternoon at the Jayhawk Tennis Center.

Tech (9-7, 1-3 Big 12) got off to a fast start, winning two of three doubles matches. Cristina Tiglea and Marguerite Skriabina picked up a decisive 6-4 victory on court two, before Avelina Sayfetdinova and Kailey Evans sealed the point with a 7-5 victory on the first court.

In singles, Evans was Tech’s clutch again, winning a second-set tiebreaker to seal a 6-4, 7-6 victory on court five. After losing the first set 4-6, Skriabina bounced back to win the second set 6-2, before the match was called off midway through the third set.

With the setback, Texas Tech saw its two-game winning streak shattered.

FOLLOWING:
Texas Tech returns home to the McLeod Tennis Complex for the first time since Feb. 19 on Wednesday afternoon when SMU visits Lubbock. The first service is fixed at 4 p.m.

Tech has already beaten the Mustangs once this season, a 4-2 victory on March 6.