The 11th-ranked Baylor Men’s Tennis team (3-1) fell to No. 1 Virginia (4-0), 0-4 at the Boar’s Head Sports Club.
The doubles duo of Tadeas Paroulek and Zsombor Velcz—ranked 59th in the country—toppled Inaki Montes and Ryan Goetz, 6-4 on Court 2 to close the first doubles match.
On Court 3, Jeffrey von der Schulenburg and Alexander Kiefer responded by besting Luc Koenig and Ethan Muza, 6-4. The Cavaliers secured the doubles point at the No. 1 spot with Bar Botzer and Chris Rodesch taking the 7-6(8-6) tiebreak over 3rd-ranked Finn Bass and Juan Pablo Grassi Mazzuchi.
27th-ranked Rodesch defeated Bass—ranked No. 23—6-2, 6-2 at the No. 1 spot for the first singles point.
Schulenburg—ranked 45th nationally—notched a 6-3, 6-3 win over Marko Miladinovic on Court 3.
Goetz secured the Cavaliers victory by excelling past Grassi Mazzuchi, 7-5, 6-3 at the No. 4 spot.
The Bears will return to Waco to face Arizona State in the ITA Kick-Off Weekend on January 27 at 6 p.m. (CT).