Third-ranked Oklahoma narrowly avoids consecutive losses, beats TCU
FT. WORTH, Texas. -- Senior Guillermo Alcorta’s comeback win secured No. 3 Oklahoma’s first 2014 conference win against No. 55 TCU on Sunday afternoon.
After losing his first set 5-7, Alcorta fought back to win his next two sets 6-2, 6-4, beating Amau Dachs and clinching the Sooner victory.
Playing in the No. 4 spot, Dane Webb earned his 15th win, ousting Rodolfo Bustamante in straight sets 6-4, 6-1.
Axel Alvarez battled Nick Chappell in the No. 1 spot. The sophomore won the first set 6-4 and fought through a lengthy second set tiebreaker to beat Chappell 6-4, 7-6 (10-8).
Oklahoma won the doubles point with wins at the No. 2 and No. 3 positions.
“TCU played a great match today,” Oklahoma head coach John Roddick said. “Our guys fought hard to get the win, but hopefully we realize that we have to work harder to improve.”