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

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Turati and Labraña advance to final at ITF pro circuit event

Posted October 4th, 2019

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Anna Turati and Fernanda Labraña claimed a pair of wins at the ITF Norman 15k pro circuit event in Norman, Okla. on Friday.

Turati defeated Emma Davis in the singles quarterfinals, dominating the action with a 6-0, 6-0 win.

Labraña and Turati then topped Kailey Evans and Ashlyn Krueger in the doubles semifinals. The Texas duo won 6-2, 6-3 and will play for the title against Kelly Williford and Amy Zhu on Saturday.

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Turati competes in singles semifinals on Saturday as well, facing Savannah Broadus.

Four Longhorns also opened competition at the H-E-B Invitational in Waco.

Lexi Ryngler won twice in singles action of the Gold Bracket to highlight the day. She defeated Sara Lizariturry of Mississippi State 6-1, 6-0 in the round of 32. Ryngler then won 6-3, 6-1 over Paula Baranano of Baylor in the round of 16.

Ryngler also teamed with Tijana Spasojevic to beat Marta Falceto and Valeria Nikolaev of Mississippi State 6-3 in the doubles round of 16.

Marta Perez Mur and Gabby Cusano also picked up wins in the singles Green Draw.

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