Little Rock, Ark. Kansas sophomore Nina Khmelnitckaia and freshman Maria Toran Ribes teamed up for a doubles win and they each earned a win in their singles match to lead KU tennis at the Little Rock Invitational at the Little Rock Country Club on Saturday.
Freshman Tatiana Nikoleava won her lone singles match of the day to advance to the Flight A title match on Saturday. Janet Koch and Tess Bernard-Feigenbaum each won a singles match and paired to win a doubles match to advance to the Flight B finals and clinch a 6-0 sweep for the Jayhawks.
The event will conclude with finals on Sunday.
Day 2 Results
Flight A Singles
Rychagova (KU) def. Shaker (WVU) - 6-4, 6-3
Khmelnitckaia (KU) def. Jordan (WVU) - 6-0, 4-6, 7-5
Flight B Singles
Koch (KU) def. Patyon Jennings (UA) - 6-3, 6-4
Bernard-Feigenbaum (KU) def. Shkorupeieva (UA) - 7-5, 6-4
Flight C Singles
Nikolaeva (KU) def. Pereira (TCU) - 6-3, 6-3
Toran Ribes (KU) def. Tedford (TCU) - 6-2, 6-4
Arantekin/Wegner (TCU) def. Rychogava/Bernard-Feigenbaum (KU) - 7-5
Khmelnitckaia/Toran Ribes (KU) def. Pereira/Tedford (TCU) - 6-4
Mrgole/Choo (WVU) def. Koch/Nikolaeva (KU) - 6-4