Anna Turati (seen in a previous match) plays tennis for the Texas Longhorns. (Photo by Texas Athletics)


Texas women’s tennis tops Florida State

Posted March 8th, 2019


The No. 16 Texas women’s tennis team defeated No. 17 Florida State 4-1 in a dual match at the Texas Tennis Center on Friday.

After losing the doubles point, the Longhorns (6-2) rallied to win four straight singles matches to take the win.

Anna Turati clinched the match with a 1-6, 6-3, 6-2 victory over Ana Oparenovic. Turati trailed 3-1 in the second set before winning five straight games to force a third set.


Following doubles action, Bojana Markovic tied the match with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Nandini Das before Fernanda Labraña also took a straight-sets victory. Labraña topped Ariana Rahmanparast 6-3, 6-4 to give Texas a 2-1 lead.

Katie Poluta won in three sets, 6-3, 1-6, 6-3, over Andrea Garcia to put the Longhorns in position to win.

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