Texas' Christian Sigsgaard added to his golden haul Sunday in the Denmark Championships. [Photo by Texas Athletics]

BEVO BEAT

Sigsgaard takes two titles in Denmark Championships

Longhorns senior-to-be wins men's singles and mixed doubles.

Posted July 8th, 2019

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  • He was the Big 12 Co-Player of the Year this year as UT won the national championship.
  • He was also an ITA All-American in singles and doubles.
  • He has a long history of winning titles at this tournament.

Christian Sigsgaard won the men’s singles and mixed doubles crowns Sunday in the Denmark Championships at Hillerod Tennis Club.

Sigsgaard, the Big 12 Co-Player of the Year this year as UT won the national championship, has a long history of titles in the Denmark tournament. He won men’s singles and men’s doubles in 2016, and men’s doubles and mixed doubles in 2017. He also won under-14 singles in 2011 and under-16 singles and mixed doubles in 2013.

Sigsgaard, who is from Naestved, Denmark, defeat August Holmgren 6-2, 6-1 and partnered with Maria Jespersen to beat Sille Tranberg and Nicolai Ferrigno 6-2, 6-4.

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He played No. 1 singles and doubles for the Longhorns as a junior and earned ITA All-America honors in both. He finished the year ranked No. 6 in both in the ITA national rankings. He was a 38-14 in singles and 23-10 in doubles with partner Harrison Scott.

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