Texas women's tennis head coach Howard Joffe. (SHELBY TAUBER/AMERICAN-STATESMAN)


Texas freshman Petra Granic wins singles title at Rice Invitational

Posted September 25th, 2016


Texas freshman Petra Granic claimed her first collegiate singles title with a three-set victory over Rice’s Savanna Durkin in the Flight 2A singles final Sunday at the Rice Invitational in Houston.

Granic lost the first set 6-3 then won 6-4, 6-3 to win the eight-player draw.

Texas junior Dani Wagland fell in the Flight 1B singles final to Denver’s Bianca Mok 6-3, 6-2.


The Longhorns will continue the fall season next weekend at the Texas A&M Invite in College Station and the ITA All-American Championships in Los Angeles.


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