The Inaugural Matches at the new Texas Tennis Center were held January 19-21, 2018, as the University of Texas Men's team opened against UTSA. [RALPH BARRERA / AMERICAN-STATESMAN]

BEVO BEAT Tennis

Texas women’s tennis team tops TCU

Posted April 5th, 2019

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The No. 7 Texas women’s tennis team came out on top in a back-and-forth contest against TCU, winning 4-3 at the Texas Tennis Center on Friday.

Bojana Markovic made a strong comeback to clinch the match for Texas (11-3), winning 0-6, 6-4, 6-4.

TCU (12-6) won the doubles point to take an early 1-0 lead before Anna Turati tied the match with a 6-2, 6-0 win over Aleksa Cveticanin. That made 11 straight singles wins for Turati, nine of which have come in straight sets.

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Petra Granic gave Texas its first lead after she beat Kate Paulus 6-2, 6-1.

Ellie Douglas upset No. 17 Bianca Turati to tie the contest once again. Douglas won 6-4, 6-3.

Katie Poluta put Texas in position to win the match with a 6-1, 6-4 win over Stevie Kennedy.

After Chloe Hule beat Fernanda Labraña in three sets, Markovic sealed the win for Texas.

 

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