Yuya Ito celebrates as the Longhorns faced Oklahoma at the Big 12 Championships at the Texas Tennis Center on Saturday, April 28, 2018. (Photo by Texas Athletics)

BEVO BEAT Tennis

Texas men’s tennis players victorious at various events

Posted September 22nd, 2018

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The Texas men’s tennis team had multiple players take wins Saturday at various events across the country.

Longhorn Yuya Ito and Lisa Marie Rioux of Oklahoma State won the Oracle ITA Masters mixed doubles championship in Malibu, Calif. Saturday.

The duo defeated Sven Lah of Baylor and Michaela Bayerlova of Washington State, 8-3, in the final.

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Elsewhere in singles action, Harrison Scott topped Mantas Bugailiskis of Fresno State, 6-3, 6-2. That moved him to the quarterfinals of the Bay Classic in San Francisco.

Scott also teamed up with Colin Markes to advance to the semifinals in the doubles competition. They bested Bar Botzer and Petros Chrysochos of Wake Forest, 8-7 (3).

At the Cajun Classic in Lafayette, La. Leonardo Telles reached the final with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Chase Ferguson of South Florida.

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