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Cowgirls beat Texas 4-0 to claim Big 12 title

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STILL WATER –

Oklahoma State’s top-ranked women’s tennis team claimed the Big 12 tournament title by defeating No. 7 Texas 4-0 Saturday night at the Greenwood Tennis Center

With the win, OSU moved to 27-0 on the season, including a 3-0 mark against Texas, while the loss drops the Longhorns to 21-5 on the year.

The match started with the doubles point going to the Cowgirls, as Raquel González And Ayumi Miyamoto defeated Charlotte Chavaipon and Vivian Ovrootsky 6-2. Kristina Novak And Safiya Carrington defeated Taisiya Pachkaleva and Shachf Lieberman 6-3.

number 5 Anastasiya Komar And Ange Oby Kajuru left their match unfinished and led 4-3 against No. 36 Malaika Rapolu and Tanya Sasnou.

The singles match started with OSU’s Novak dominating Lieberman 6-1, 6-2 to improve to 18-0 in singles this year. Court two followed shortly after and No. 2 Kajuru defeated No. 122 Chavaipon 7-5, 6-1.

Needing one point to claim the title, No. 55 Lucia Peyre closed out the Longhorns by defeating No. 37 Sasnouskaya 6-2, 6-2.

Three courts were left unfinished due to Cowgirl’s victory. No. No. 15 Komar led No. 22 Rapolu 6-3, 2-4, No. 62 Carrington tied with No. 120 Pachkaleva, 2-6, 6-2, and No. 93 Miyamoto was tied with Ovrootsky, 6-3, 4-6.

Novak was named Big 12 Tournament MVP for her 3-0 performance this weekend.

The Cowgirls return to action May 3-4 for the first round of the NCAA tournament at the Greenwood Tennis Center.

For seasonal coverage of Oklahoma State men’s tennis, visit okstate.edu and follow @CowgirlTennis on social media.

Singles competition

  1. No. 15 Anastasiya Komar (OSU) vs. No. 22 Malaika Rapolu (UT) 6-3, 2-5, incomplete
  2. No. 2 Ange Oby Kajuru (OSU) final No. 122 Charlotte Chavaipon (UT) 7-5, 6-1
  3. No. 55 Lucia Peyre (OSU) final No. 37 Tanya Sasnouskaya (UT) 6-2, 6-2
  4. No. 62 Safiya Carrington (OSU) vs. No. 120 Taisiya Pachkaleva (UT) 2-6, 6-2, unfinished
  5. No. 93 Ayumi Miyamoto (OSU) vs. Vivian Ovrootsky (UT) 6-3, 4-6, incomplete
  6. Kristina Novak (OSU) final Shachf Lieberman (UT) 6-1, 6-2

Doubles competition

  1. number 5 Anastasiya Komar And Ange Oby Kajuru (OSU) vs. No. 36 Malaika Rapolu and Tanya Sasnouskaya (UT) 4-3, unfinished
  2. Ayumi Miyamoto And Raquel González (OSU) final Charlotte Chavaipon and Vivian Ovrootsky (UT) 6-2
  3. Kristina Novak And Safiya Carrington (OSU) final Taisiya Pachkaleva and Shachf Lieberman (UT) 6-3

Order of finishing:
Doubles (2.3); Singles (6,2,3)

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