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 opens Big 12 action with win

Posted March 6th, 2020

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The Texas women’s tennis team began Big 12 play with a decisive 6-1 win over West Virginia at the Texas Tennis Center on Friday.

Fernanda Labraña clinched the Longhorns’ 10th overall win with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Anne-Sophie Courteau. Texas moves to 10-3 in dual match competition after the win.

Bianca Turati teamed up with Gabby Cusano for a 6-0 win over Giovanna Caputo and Nicole Roc to open doubles action. Labraña and Marta Perez Mur clinched the doubles point with a 6-4 win over Anne-Sophie Courteau and Kat Lyman.

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After West Virginia tied it at 1-1 with a singles win, Adri Nagy put Texas ahead again with a 6-3, 6-1 win over Lyman.

Bianca Turati made it 3-1 for Texas with a 6-0, 6-1 victory over Anastasiia Bovolskaia.

After the Longhorns clinched the win, Tijana Spasojevic and Perez Mur added two more singles wins for the final score.

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