Christian Sigsgaard of UT hits a return in his doubles match against California at the NCAA Tennis Championships at the Texas Tennis Center on Saturday May 12, 2018. JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

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Longhorns qualify for main draw of ITA All-American in Tulsa

Posted October 3rd, 2018

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Rodrigo Banzer and Christian Sigsgaard each qualified for the singles main draw at the ITA All-American Championships in Tulsa, Okla. Tuesday.

Banzer defeated Yancy Dennis of South Carolina 7-5, 6-2 before topping Tim Handel of Northern Arizona, 6-4, 6-0.

Sigsgaard won 7-5, 7-6 (2) over Reese Stalder of TCU in the second round. He then topped Nick Stachowiak, 6-1, 6-1 in the third round.

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Banzer and Sigsgaard will be back in action on Oct. 4 for the main draw. Sigsgaard will also compete in the doubles draw with partner Harrison Scott.

Tuesday’s results made the Longhorns the school with the most competitors in the main draw. Yuya Ito will also compete in singles.

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