Baylor women’s tennis continued its winning ways at home and rolled over No. 42 Rice 4-0 at the Hurd Tennis Center Wednesday afternoon.
Baylor and TCU brought another form of the school rivalry to Waco this weekend as the sixth ranked Bears women’s tennis team fought off an early deficit to take down the No. 21-ranked Horned Frogs 4-1 Sunday afternoon at the Hurd Tennis Center.
No. 6 Baylor women’s tennis dropped a 4-2 decision to No. 30 Texas A&M on the road Thursday evening, losing its fifth-straight match to the Aggies.
The Baylor vs. TCU rivalry is alive and well, but for the No. 5 men’s tennis team, the argument is one sided. The Bears swept the Horned Frogs 4-0 Tuesday night at the Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center for their 15th-straight win over TCU.
As if one win wasn’t enough, then two wins must be a statement. The No. 5-ranked Baylor men’s tennis team defeated No. 11 Virginia 5-2 Sunday afternoon at the Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center for their second win over the Cavaliers in 15 days.
The No. 6-ranked Baylor women’s tennis team snapped their two-game losing streak by picking up two straight wins over ranked opponents this weekend. The Lady Bears swept No. 19 Ohio State 4-0 on Sunday after winning 5-1 against No. 33 Northwestern on Friday.
The No. 5 Baylor Bears faced No. 11 Virginia for the second time this season on Sunday afternoon, but the result ended the same way. The Bears took down the Cavaliers 5-2 at the Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center to improve to 9-2 on the season.
The faces change, but the headlines stay the same. The No. 5-ranked Baylor men’s tennis team has a lot of hardware in the trophy case entering this season with 20 Big 12 titles in the last 18 years, including 17-straight NCAA tournament appearances.
No. 6 Baylor women’s tennis has not seen a lot of close matches recently, but the Lady Bears had to dig deep as they hosted No. 14 Clemson on Sunday afternoon.
No. 10 Baylor men’s tennis made a remarkable run in the ITA National Indoor Championships last weekend, knocking off two ranked opponents and advancing to the National Semifinals.