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Tennis

Neda Koprcina reaches singles final at ITA Texas Regional Championships

Posted October 23rd, 2016

Texas senior Neda Koprcina advanced to finals of the ITA Texas Regional Championships with a 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 victory over Texas Tech’s Gabriela Talaba in the semifinals Sunday in Waco.

Koprcina will face second seed Blair Shankle of Baylor in the final Monday. Shankle topped sixth-seeded Rachel Pierson of Texas A&M 6-2, 6-3 in the semis.

The winner will get a spot in the singles draw at the ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships. The ITA Indoor Championships features a 32-player singles draw and is the most prestigious collegiate tennis event in the fall season.

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