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Men’s Tennis Hosts No. 9 TCU For Senior Day

The fourth-ranked Baylor men’s tennis team will play its final home match of the regular season against No. 9 TCU Wednesday at the Hurd Tennis Center.

The contest is slated to begin at 6 p.m. CT and will serve as Senior Day for three Bears: Sam May, Tyler Stayer and Max Tchoutakian. The first 200 fans at Wednesday’s match against TCU will receive free T-shirts.

The Bears (21-4, 2-1 Big 12) looks to continue their dominance of TCU in recent years. Prior to their 2016 defeat, BU had won 16 consecutive matches vs. the Horned Frogs spanning back to the 2002 season. Baylor is coming off a victory over No. 8 Texas, 4-1, on April 12 in Austin.

Sophomore Juan Benitez leads the Bears with a No. 13 ITA singles ranking, boasting a 16-5 dual-match singles record. BU has two other ranked singles player in senior Max Tchoutakian at No. 43 and Johannes Schretter coming in at No. 53. Schretter jumped up 25 spots since the April 11 ranking. Benitez also pairs up with Will Little for a No. 17 in the doubles ranking, the pairs highest-ranking of the 2017 campaign. Schretter and Jimmy Bendeck moved up 22 spots, and are the No. 64 doubles tandem, Tchoutakian and Schretter are listed at No. 77.

Baylor trails the all-time series against the Horned Frogs, 32-24, but holds a 19-6 advantage under head coach Matt Knoll.

TCU (15-4, 3-0 Big 12) is riding a 10-match win streak coming into Wednesday’s match. The Horned Frogs last dropped a match on March 6 - a 4-3 loss to then-No. 3 Wake Forest at home.

The Horned Frogs are led by Cameron Norrie, currently ranked No. 2 in the latest ITA singles rankings, followed by No. 27 Alex Rybakov and No. 83 Guillermo Nuñez. TCU has four ranked doubles duos in No. 32 Nunez and Rybakov, No. 33 Trevor Johnson and Reese Stalder, No. 34 Stadler and Jerry Lopez, and No. 40 Lopez and Norrie.

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