Bianca Turati, Texas junior All-American tennis player. (Photo by Texas Athletics)

BEVO BEAT Tennis

Texas women’s tennis opens ITA Indoor Championships with sweep

Posted February 9th, 2019

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The sixth-ranked Texas women’s tennis squad swept No. 12 Northwestern 4-0 to open the ITA National Team Indoor Championships in Seattle, Wash. Friday.

The victory sets up a match with No. 1 Stanford Saturday at 10:30 p.m. in the quarterfinals.

The Longhorns won three of the four singles victories in straight sets, not needing doubles competition to clinch the match against Northwestern.

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Fernanda Labraña clinched the win for Texas with a 7-5, 1-6, 6-4 win over Caroline Pozo.

Bojana Markovic topped Lee Or 6-3, 6-0 to give the Longhorns their first win.

Bianca Turati defeated No. 59 Clarissa Hand 6-1, 6-4 to make it 2-0.

Anna Turati pulled the Longhorns to within a win of clinching the match as she defeated Julie Byrne 6-3, 7-5.

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