Head Coach Howard Joffe addresses the Texas women's tennis team during the ITA Kickoff Weekend at the Texas Tennis Center on Jan. 24, 2020. [TEXAS ATHLETICS]

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Texas women’s tennis team beats Illinois in consolation bracket

Posted February 8th, 2020

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The No. 7 Texas women’s tennis team won 4-1 over Illinois in the consolation bracket of the ITA Team Indoor Championships in Chicago on Saturday.

Fernanda Labraña defeated Ashley Yeah 6-2, 7-6 to clinch the match for the Longhorns.

The Longhorns won the doubles point and had three singles wins to take the match.

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The Turati twins, Bianca and Anna, defeated Josie Frazier and Emilee Duong 6-2. Labraña and Marta Perez Mur took the other doubles win, a 6-3 victory over Sasha Belaya and Mia Rabinowitz.

Anna Turati didn’t give up a single game in her 6-0, 6-0 win over Rabinowitz to double Texas’ lead.

Bianca Turati made it 3-1 with her 6-2, 6-2 triumph over Asuka Kawai.

The win helps take a little bit of the sting out of falling to No. 9 Florida State on Friday.

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