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Bianca Turati named Big 12 tennis player of the week

Texas freshman tennis player Bianca Turati was named the Big 12 women’s tennis player of the week the conference announced on Tuesday. Over the weekend, Turati claimed four match wins and defeated a top-75 opponent on her way to a co-championship title at the National Collegiate Tennis Classic in Palm … Read More

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Texas freshman named co-champion of rain-shortened tournament

Texas freshman Bianca Turati was named the singles co-champion of the National Collegiate Tennis Classic on Sunday in Palm Springs, Calif. Turati, who is from Italy, defeated Stanford’s Emma Higuchi, ranked 67th in the nation, in straight sets, 6-2, 7-5 in the quarterfinals. She advanced to the finals when USC’s … Read More

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Texas men’s tennis sweeps dual match

The fourth-ranked Texas men’s tennis team completed a sweep over UTSA and Abilene Christian to open their dual-match schedule at the Weller Indoor Tennis Center at the UT Golf Club on Thursday. The Longhorns (2-0) defeated both UTSA and Abilene Christian 7-0 while dropping just one match on the day. Read More

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The year in review: 10 best Longhorn athletes of 2016

We’ve relived the highlights and rehashed the low-lights , but individually there were a few Texas Longhorns who shone brighter than the rest in 2016. These 10 athletes were the biggest stars on the 40 Acres this year. 10. Breaunna Addison Addison finished off her career as one of the … Read More

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Texas women’s tennis wins seven singles matches in fall finale

The Longhorns closed their fall season with seven singles victories against players from Minnesota Sunday at the Kitty Harrison Invitational in Chapel Hill, N.C. Texas won 19 of 22 singles matches at the three-day event. “The ladies performed outstandingly in singles this weekend, as evidenced by the pretty dominant number … Read More

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Texas freshman tennis players fall short at Indoor Championships

Texas freshman tennis players Christian Sigsgaard and Yuya Ito each fell in the opening round of the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships in Flushing, N.Y., on Thursday afternoon. Sigsgaard and Ito will move on to the consolation singles draw at the second of three national championships on the college tennis … Read More

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Neda Koprcina falls in finals at ITA Texas Regional Championships

Second-seeded Blair Shankle of Baylor defeated Texas senior Neda Koprcina in the finals of the ITA Texas Regional Championships Monday in Waco. Shankle won the first set 6-1, then blanked Koprcina 6-0 in the second set to earn a trip to the ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships. Shankel also won the doubles … Read More

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Neda Koprcina reaches singles final at ITA Texas Regional Championships

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 … Read More

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Yuya Ito falls in semifinals of ITA Texas Regional Championships

Freshman Yuya Ito was eliminated in the semifinals of the ITA Texas Regional Championships by second-seeded Jolan Cailleau of Texas Tech on Sunday in Fort Worth. Ito defeated Baylor’s Jimmy Bendeck 6-2, 6-2 in the quarterfinals before falling to Cailleau 4-6, 6-3, 6-4. Texas sophomore Harrison Scott retired in the first … Read More

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Neda Koprcina advances to semifinals at ITA Texas Regional Championships

Texas senior Neda Koprcina reached the semifinals of the ITA Texas Regional Championships with a pair of victories Saturday in Waco. Koprcina defeated Texas Tech’s Sarah Dvorak 6-4, 6-3 and Agustina Serio of UT-Arlington 7-5, 6-0. Koprcina will play Texas Tech’s Gabriela Talaba in the semis on Sunday at 1:30 … Read More

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

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. Read More

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Longhorns win six singles matches at ITA Texas Regional Championships

The Texas men’s tennis team had six singles players advance to the round of 32 and four doubles teams reached the round of 16 on the opening day of the ITA Texas Regional Championships on Friday in Fort Worth. The Longhorns won six of seven singles matches in straight sets in … Read More

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Three Longhorns advance at ITA Texas Regional Championship

Petra Granic, Dani Wagland and Neda Koprcina moved on to the singles round of 16 and Wagland and Granic advanced to the quarterfinals of the doubles draw at the ITA Texas Regional Championships on Friday in Waco. Wagland defeated Houston’s Sveva Mazzari in the singles draw 6-4, 6-0 and will play Texas Tech’s … Read More

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Yuya Ito eliminated in second round of Oracle ITA Masters

Texas freshman Yuya Ito fell in the second round of the Oracle ITA Masters to North Florida’s Jack Findel-Hawkins on Friday in Malibu, Calif. Ito, who was the top seed at the 32-player tournament, won the first set 7-5, then dropped the second set 6-2. Findel-Hawkins moved on to the … Read More

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Freshman advances at Oracle ITA Masters

Texas freshman tennis player Yuya Ito notched a straight-set victory Thursday to advance to the second round of the Oracle ITA Masters in Malibu, Calif. Ito defeated Kei Ezaka of Quinnipiac 6-4, 6-2 and will take on Jack Findel-Hawkins of North Florida on Friday. Ito was the top-seeded in the … Read More

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Texas freshman Sigsgaard falls in semifinals at ITA All-American Championships

Ohio State’s Hugo Di Feo defeated Texas freshman Christian Sigsgaard 7-6 (4), 6-0 in the semifinals of the ITA All-American Championships Sunday in Tulsa, Oklahoma. 33rd-ranked Di Feo will face 8th-ranked Petros Chrysochos of Wake Forest in the final on Monday. Sigsgaard broke Di Feo’s serve early in the first set and … Read More

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

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 … Read More

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Texas freshmen move on to third round at ITA All-American Championships

Texas freshmen Christian Sigsgaard and Yuya Ito advanced to the third round of the ITA All-American Championships with a pair of victories in the round of 32 on Friday in Tulsa, Okla. Sigsgaard rallied from a first-set loss to defeat Ohio State’s Herkko Pollanen 2-6, 6-3, 6-3. Sigsgaard has won … Read More

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Freshmen advance at ITA All-American Championships

Texas freshmen Yuya Ito and Christian Sigsgaard each came away victorious at the ITA All-American Championships on Thursday. Ito defeated No. 40 Alex Ghilea of Oklahoma 6-2, 7-6 (5) before Sigsgaard took down No. 12 Konrad Zieba of Northwestern 6-1, 6-4. “These two don’t play like freshmen,” said UT head … Read More

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Texas men qualify for main draw at ITA All-American Championships

Christian Sigsgaard and Yuya Ito, both freshman at UT, won twice on Tuesday to advance to the main singles draw at the ITA All-American Championships in Tulsa, Okla. Ito and sophomore Harrison Scott also advanced to the main doubles draw as they won in the qualifying round of 16. “Our … Read More