Anna Turati (seen in a match earlier this year) is the top seed in the College Station tournament. (Photo by Texas Athletics)

BEVO BEAT Tennis

Anna Turati bows out of NCAA women’s singles tournament

Posted May 24th, 2018

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Anna Turati had a strong start but ultimately fell in the second round of the NCAA women’s singles tennis draw in Winston-Salem, N.C. on Thursday.

Anna Danilina of Florida defeated No. 30 Turati 1-6, 6-2, 6-2.

“Today, Anna played a really good match but unfortunately came up a little short,” UT head coach Howard Joffe said. “The Florida player got into a groove in the middle of the final set and could not put a foot wrong. Anna did great, and she has set herself up as one of the top returning players next year.”

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Turati took the first set easily over the 18th-ranked Danilina. Danilina moved on to the third round after winning two straight sets after that.

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