Yuya Ito celebrates as the Longhorns faced Oklahoma at the Big 12 Championships at the Texas Tennis Center on Saturday, April 28, 2018. (Photo by Texas Athletics)

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Texas men’s tennis team moves up to No. 3 in Oracle/ITA rankings

Posted March 20th, 2019

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The Texas men’s tennis team moved up to No. 3 in the Oracle/ITA rankings, released Tuesday, after a big week in which they defeated top-ranked Ohio State.

Texas also has two singles players and a doubles team ranked in the top 10. It’s the only team to do that in the rankings.

Christian Sigsgaard dropped to No. 6 while Yuya Ito stayed ranked ninth. Harrison Scott and Sigsgaard entered the top 10 with a No. 7 doubles ranking. They jumped six spots in doubles.

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Texas is in the midst of a seven-game home stand and takes on No. 12 Columbia on Friday at 6 p.m. before hosting Southern Cal on Sunday at 2 p.m.

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