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Women's Tennis Drops Match to Kansas




April 11, 1998

LAWRENCE, Kan. - The Texas Tech women's tennis team captured just one point in an 8-1 loss to No. 13 Kansas Saturday at the Robinson Courts in Lawrence, Kansas. The Red Raiders fall to 9-9 overall and 4-5 in the Big 12 while Kansas holds onto the conference lead.

Sophomore Amanda Earhart nabbed Tech's only point of the match, defeating the Jayhawk's Kris Sell in No. 2 singles. Earhart pushed through in three sets, winning 2-6, 7-5, 7-6 (5) to notch her third conference victory this year. Freshman Zana Zlebnik was narrowly defeated by No. 30 Christine Sim, loosing 7-5 in the third set.

Tech failed to record a doubles win, as Christine Van Regenmorter and Lakshmi Ravindra fell 8-5 in the No. 1 slot and the Zlebnik-Misty Meyer pair dropped a 9-8 decision in No. 3 doubles.

The Red Raiders will travel to Missouri Sunday for a 2 p.m. match in Columbia, Mo. The squad will play at Texas next Saturday, April 18 to end the regular season.

1 - No. 30 Christine Sim (KU) def. Zana Zlebnik (TTU) 5-7, 6-3, 7-5 
2 - Amanda Earhart (TTU) def. No. 79 Kris Sell (KU) 2-6, 7-5 
3 - Christine Sues (KU) def. Lakshmi Ravindra (TTU) 7-5, 6-2 
4 - Julia Sidrova (KU) def. Christine Van Regenmorter (TTU) 6-0, 6-4 
5 - Monica Sekulov (KU) def. Sarada Ravindra (TTU) 6-4, 6-4 
6 - Brooke Chiller (KU) def. Misty Meyer (TTU) 6-3, 7-5      

Doubles: 1 - Sim/Chiller (KU) def. Van Regenmorter/L. Ravindra (TTU) 8-5 2 - Sues/Sidrova (KU) def. Earhardt/S. Ravindra (TTU) default 3 - Sell/Maria Abatjoglou (KU) def. Meyer/Zlebnik (TTU) 9-8 (8)



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