Baylor tennis star falls short in pro tournament

Posted at 10:09 PM, Nov 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-07 23:09:20-05

Baylor women’s tennis senior Theresa Van Zyl gained valuable experience at the $80,000 Waco Showdown at Hurd Tennis Center on Tuesday afternoon.

The Aroab, Namibia, native battled hard before bowing out to the tournament top seed and No. 105 nationally ranked Taylor Townsend of the U.S., 6-0, 6-0.

The Waco Showdown continues at Hurd Tennis Center through Nov. 12 and admission is free.Fans can watch the action beginning at 10 a.m. (CT) with the singles championship played at 1 p.m. on Nov. 12.