Christian Sigsgaard of UT hits a return in his doubles match against California at the NCAA Tennis Championships at the Texas Tennis Center on Saturday May 12, 2018. [JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN]

BEVO BEAT Tennis

Texas men’s tennis tops SMU on the road

Posted January 18th, 2020

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The No. 2 Texas men’s tennis team improved to 2-0 after defeating SMU 6-1 in Dallas on Saturday.

The Longhorns swept singles action after losing the doubles point to take the win.

Cleve Harper clinched the competition with a 6-2, 6-4 win over Jordi Redelijk.

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Yuya Ito and Christian Sigsgaard fell to Caleb Chakravarthi and Tomas Vaise 6-3 in doubles, but both rebounded with straight sets wins in singles. Ito gave Texas its sixth win with a 6-3, 7-6 (0) triumph over Chakravarthi. Sigsgaard tied the match at 1-1 when he defeated Vaise 6-3, 6-3 to open singles action.

Jacob Bullard made it 2-1 when he defeated Huntley Allen 7-5, 6-2.

Siem Woldeab kept Texas on the right track with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Carles Sarrio.

Eliot Spizzirri had the other singles win for Texas, topping Ethan Leon 6-3, 6-3.

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