The eighth-ranked Baylor men’s tennis team won the doubles point and then piled up three singles victories Sunday to beat No. 2 Texas 4-1 in the final of the Big 12 Championships.
The Longhorns (23-3) started off on the right foot as sixth-ranked Harrison Scott and Christian Sigsgaard rolled to a 6-0 victory over Sven Lah and Jimmy Bendeck, who are ranked No. 1 in the nation.
But Matias Soto and Will Little topped Colin Markes and Leonardo Telles 6-4 and Johannes Schretter and Constantin Frantzen beat Chih Chi Huang and Yuya Ito 6-2 to take the doubles point.
Scott evened the match with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Little, but Baylor went up 3-1 as Soto edged Ito 7-5, 7-6 (4) and Lah beat Markes 6-4, 7-6 (3).
Adrian Boitan clinched it with a 7-5, 6-4 win over Telles.
Next up for the Longhorns will be the NCAA regional on May 3-5 at the Texas Tennis Center.
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