Former Longhorns women's tennis player Breaunna Addison. (TEXAS ATHLETICS)


Longhorns women’s tennis team falls to Jayhawks

Posted March 18th, 2016


The Texas Longhorns women’s tennis team had three singles wins, but losing the doubles point proved to be the difference as the Kansas Jayhawks won the match 4-3 in Lawrence, Kan. on Friday.

Smith Hinton and Anastasiya Rychagova defeated Katie Poluta and Lana Groenvynck 6-0 before Maria Jose Cardona and Summer Collins bested Neda Koprcina and Daniella Roldan 6-3 for the doubles point.

Koprcina tied the match at 1-1 with a 6-2, 7-6 victory over Hinton at second singles before Breaunna Addison gave Texas a 2-1 lead with a 7-5, 6-1 win over Rychagova.


Two straight wins put the Jayhawks back in front 3-2 as Janet Koch defeated Dani Wagland 6-3, 7-6 and Nina Khmelnitckaia defeated Poluta 7-5, 1-6, 7-5.

Roldan kept the Longhorns alive with a 6-4, 6-7, 6-2 win over Collins, but Cardona closed out the match with a 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 win over Groenvynck.

The Longhorns next face Kansas State in Manhattan, Kan. on Sunday at 11 a.m.


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