Bianca Turati qualified for the main draw in a match at an ITF event in Tyler. (Photo by Texas Athletics)

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Bianca Turati reaches round of 16 at ITF pro circuit event

Posted October 17th, 2018

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Bianca Turati defeated Julia Elbaba 2-6, 6-0, 6-4 to advance to the round of 16 at the International Tennis Federation pro circuit event in Florence, S.C., Wednesday.

Turati will face Maria Mateas Thursday as a result.

On Tuesday, Turati defeated Saifya Carrington 6-4, 7-6 (7-0) in the final round of singles qualifying.

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Turati’s twin sister, Anna, fell to Hanna Chang 6-3, 6-0 in the final round of singles qualifying. Anna Turati won twice before bowing out of competition Wednesday.

Bianca Turati entered the tournament ranked No. 474 in the WTA world singles rankings. She’s currently No. 1 in the ITA collegiate rankings in singles. Turati is coming off a title victory at the ITF 15k Hilton Head pro event in September.

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