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UT’s Christian Sigsgaard reaches semifinals at ITA All-American Championships

Posted October 8th, 2016

Texas freshman Christian Sigsgaard advanced to the semifinals of the ITA All-American Championships with a 6-3, 7-5 victory over 13th-ranked Florian Lakat of California in the quarterfinals on Saturday in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Sigsgaard moved on to the quarterfinals earlier Saturday by defeating Baylor’s Max Tchoutakian 6-3, 6-3 in the round of 16.

Sigsgarrd rallied from a 5-4 deficit in the second set against Lakat to reach the semis. He will face Ohio State’s Hugo Di Feo on Sunday.

Texas freshman Yuya Ito fell in the round of 16 to Florida’s Alfredo Perez 7-6 (6), 1-6, 6-0. Ito went 5-1 in singles play at the tournament.

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