#18 Baylor Issues #46 Pepperdine 6-1 Loss

Khunpak Issara

Feb. 17, 2013

Complete Results

WACO, Texas - The #46 Pepperdine women's tennis team suffered a 6-1 loss to #18 Baylor on Sunday afternoon. Despite the loss, Khunpak Issara scored a point for the Waves to tally her team-best fourth singles win of the dual season.

The Bears posted wins from the No. 1 and No. 3 spots in the doubles lineup to take a 1-0 lead into singles.

Lorraine Guillermo (Walnut, Calif./Rowland HS) suffered a 6-2, 6-2 loss to #13-ranked Ema Burgic from the top spot in the lineup, while Maria Biryukova gave Baylor a 3-0 advantage following a straight-set victory from the No. 6 spot.

Issara (Bangkok, Thailand/Bangkok Patana School) put the Waves on the board, defeating #86 Megan Horter 6-1, 7-5 (5). Issara, currently #43 in the singles poll, is 2-1 when facing ranked opponents in 2013 and previous defeated then-#2 Krista Hardebeck of Stanford in three sets on Feb. 9.

Although Megan Moore (Portland, Ore./Jesuit HS) claimed the first set 6-3, Alex Leatu won the subsequent frames to put point No. 4 on the board for Baylor.

Ale Granillo (Pachuca, Mexico/Instituto Hidalgo) and Michaela Capannolo (Hawthorn, Australia/Genazzano FCJ College) both lost in closely fought three-set battles.

Pepperdine pays a visit to Arizona State on Feb. 23 before returning home on Feb. 28 to host UCLA.

Pepperdine vs Baylor
Feb 17, 2013 at Waco, Texas
(Hurd Tennis Center)

#18 Baylor 6, #46 Pepperdine 1

1. #13 Ema Burgic (BU) def. Lorraine Guillermo (PEP) 6-2, 6-2
2. #43 Khunpak Issara (PEP) def. #86 Megan Horter (BU) 6-1, 7-6 (7-5)
3. Victoria Kisialeva (BU) def. #124 Ale Granillo (PEP) 6-1, 2-6, 7-6 (7-3)
4. Kiah Generette (BU) def. Michaela Capannolo (PEP) 4-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-6)
5. Alex Leatu (BU) def. Megan Moore (PEP) 3-6, 6-2, 6-0
6. Maria Biryukova (BU) def. Danielle Feneridis (PEP) 6-3, 6-1



1. Ema Burgic/Victoria Kisialeva (BU) def. #8 Lorraine Guillermo/Khunpak Issara (PEP) 8-5
2. Alex Leatu/Kiah Generette (BU) vs. Michaela Capannolo/Ale Granillo (PEP) unfinished
3. Alex Clay/Megan Horter (BU) def. Tara Panu/Megan Moore (PEP) 8-5

Match Notes:
Pepperdine 0-6; National ranking #46
Baylor 4-5; National ranking #18
Order of finish: Doubles (3,1); Singles (1,6,2,5,4,3)

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