Wildcats Drop Regular Season Finale to Longhorns

MANHATTAN, Kan. Kansas State lost the doubles point and was swept by Texas in singles during a 7-0 regular-season-ending loss to the Longhorns on Sunday at the Washburn Tennis Facility.

 

For the fourth consecutive match, the Wildcats (5-15, 3-8 Big 12) were forced to surrender points because of injuries. K-State competed with four players and forfeited the match at No. 3 doubles and the No. 5 and No. 6 singles positions.

 

Texas (13-8, 10-1 Big 12) won both doubles matches and clinched the dual match victory with a straight-set win by Vanja Corovic over K-State’s Viviana Yrureta at No. 1 singles.

 

At No. 4 singles, Texas’ Petra Dizdar defeated Natasha Vieira in straight sets and at No. 3, Courtney Zauft followed with a win over Katerina Kudlackova, 6-4, 6-2.

 

K-State’s Tamar Kvaratskhelia came closest to winning a set for Kansas State, but fell 7-5, 7-6(4), in a tight match with Stephanie Davison at No. 2 singles.

 

Kansas State dropped to 0-14 all-time against Texas and have lost all six meetings in Manhattan.  

 

K-State will compete on Thursday in the opening round of the Big 12 Championships at the Plaza Tennis Courts in downtown Kansas City, Mo.

Kansas State vs. (41)Texas

Washburn Tennis Facility

Manhattan, Kan. 4.22.07

 

Doubles

1. Vanja Corovic/Marija Milic (UT) vs. Viviana Yrureta/Katerina Kudlackova (KSU), 8-4

2. Courtney Zauft/Ristine Olson (UT) def. Tamar Kvaratskhelia/Natasha Vieira (KSU), 8-3

3. Stephanie Davison/Jane Pringle (UT) won by default

Order of Finish: 2, 1

 

Singles

1. (51)Vanja Corovic (UT) def. Viviana Yrureta (KSU), 6-2, 6-1

2. Stephanie Davison (UT) def. Tamar Kvaratskhelia (KSU), 7-5, 7-6(4)

3. (109)Courtney Zauft (UT) def. Katka Kudlackova (KSU), 6-4, 6-2

4. Petra Dizdar (UT) def. Natasha Vieira (KSU), 6-2, 6-1

5. Ristine Olson (UT) won by default

6. Sarah Lancaster (UT) won by default

Order of Finish: 1, 4, 3, 2