Yuya Ito, seen in action last year, was the highest ranked Longhorns on April 16, 2019. [JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN]

BEVO BEAT

Men’s tennis team hammers Arkansas

Horns win five of six singles matches.

Posted February 10th, 2019

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Story highlights
  • Ito gets clinching victory in singles.
  • ITA National Indoor is next for UT.

The sixth-ranked Texas men’s tennis team thrashed the Arkansas Razorbacks 6-1 Sunday at Fayetteville, Ark.

The Longhorns (9-0) won the doubles point and five of six singles matches. Senior Colin Markes took a 6-4, 6-2 victory over Pedro Dominguez Alonso, fellow senior Harrison Scott topped Enrique Paya 6-2, 6-4, and junior Yuya Ito clinched it for UT with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Josh Howard-Tripp.

Junior Christian Sigsgaard rallied for a 6-7 (2), 6-3, 1-0 (6) win over Oscar Mesquida, and freshman Chih Chi Huang took a 6-4, 6-4 win over Jose Dominguez Alonso to add to UT’s margin. The lone Texas loss was by Leonardo Telles, a 6-3, 6-4 defeat by Alex Reco.

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Next up for the Longhorns is the Intercollegiate Tennis Association National Indoor Championship starting Friday.

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