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

BEVO BEAT Tennis

Anna Turati makes semifinals of ITA All-American Championships

Posted October 11th, 2019

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Anna Turati won twice over top-10 competition to advance to the semifinals of the ITA All-American Championships in Tulsa, Okla. on Friday.

Turati, ranked 17th nationally, beat No. 7 Sara Daavettila of North Carolina 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (10-8) to qualify for the semifinals. She’ll face Alexa Graham of North Carolina on Saturday.

Earlier, the Texas senior dominated the top seed to advance to the quarterfinals. She beat No. 2 Estela Perez-Somaribba of Miami 6-0, 6-1 in the round of 16. Turati hadn’t dropped more than one game in each of her matches on the way to the quarterfinals at the event.

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On Thursday, Turati won twice to advance to the round of 16. She defeated Yufei Long of Boston College 6-1, 6-0 before topping Solymar Colling of San Diego 6-1, 6-1.

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