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Texas men's tennis player Yuya Ito. (Photo courtesy of Texas Athletics)

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Yuya Ito, Harrison Scott reach quarterfinals at ITA Texas Regional Championships

Posted October 22nd, 2016

Freshman Yuya Ito and sophomore Harrison Scott advanced to the quarterfinals of the singles draw at the ITA Texas Regional Championships on Saturday in Forth Worth.

Ito defeated Rice’s Eric Rutledge 6-1, 6-2 and Texas A&M’s Aleksandre Bakshi 6-0, 6-2. He will play Baylor’s Jimmy Bendeck in the quarterfinals on Sunday.

Scott edged TCU’s Reese Stalder 3-6, 7-5, 7-5, then beat Baylor’s Bjoem Petersen 7-6, 6-4 in the round of 16. Scott will face TCU’s Guillermo Nunez on Sunday.

The Longhorns went 2-4 in singles play in the round of 32 on Saturday and won three doubles matches in the round of 16. All three doubles teams fell in the quarterfinals.

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