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

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Anna Turati advances to ITA National Fall Championships semifinals

Posted November 8th, 2019

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Anna Turati won twice on Friday to advance to the ITA National Fall Championships in Newport Beach, Calif.

Turati first beat Georgia Drummy of Vanderbilt in a tough three-set match. She won 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 in the round of 16.

The Texas senior then advanced to the semis with a 7-6 (7-5), 6-7 (9-7), 6-4 win over No. 5 Kelly Chen of Duke. Turati broke Chen’s serve to close out the match.

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Lexi Ryngler also competed at the Fall Championships but fell 6-4, 6-3 to Sara Daavettila of North Carolina.

Turati will face Megan Davies of South Carolina on Saturday at noon.

Bianca Turati competed at a different tournament Friday, earning a win at the ITF Malibu 25k pro circuit event in Malibu, Calif. She defeated Jovana Jaksic of Serbia 6-3, 6-0 and will face Claire Liu in the semifinals on Saturday.

 

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