Anna and Bianca Turati saw an 11-match winning streak end Sunday. [Texas Athletics file photo]

BEVO BEAT Tennis

Texas women sweep Texas Tech to reach Big 12 Tennis Championship final

Posted April 20th, 2019

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The Longhorns made it 12 straight victories as they advanced to the final of the Big 12 Tennis Championship with a 4-0 win over Texas Tech on Saturday in Lawrence, Kan.

Fernanda Labraña clinched the match with a 6-1, 6-3 win over Olivia Peet.

The Longhorns will face Oklahoma State or Kansas for the title Sunday at 4 p.m.

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Texas won the doubles point, needing a 7-5 win from Labraña and Tijana Spasojevic to seal the 1-0 lead. Anna and Bianca Turati also earned a doubles victory.

Anna Turati took the first singles win for UT 6-1, 6-1 over Nell Miller. That makes 16 singles victories in a row for Turati.

Petra Granic had a dominating win to put Texas up 3-0. She topped Kennedy Bridgforth 6-3, 6-0.

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