Bianca Turati, seen here in previous action, is a Texas senior All-American tennis player. [Photo by Texas Athletics]


Bianca Turati makes semifinals of ITF pro circuit event

Posted September 28th, 2018


Bianca Turati notched another victory at the International Tennis Federation pro circuit event in Hilton Head Island, S.C. Friday, completing a comeback win to advance to the event’s semifinals.

The junior All-American defeated Allura Zamarripa 6-7 (7-4), 6-3, 6-3 in a three-hour, 16 minute match. Turati next takes on Justina Mikulskyte of Lithuania Saturday.

After the first set went to Zamarripa, Turati took a 3-1 lead in the second set. She held serve to clinch the second set.


Turati built a 4-2 lead in the final set and closed out the match with her 11th service break of the day.

Turati is coming off a season in which she compiled a 28-4 singles record and earned the Big 12 conference player of the year award. She finished the year as the No. 3 player in the Oracle/ITA Division I singles rankings. Turati currently holds the No. 1 spot in the preseason women’s collegiate national singles rankings.

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