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UT’s Addison advances to semifinals at Rice Invitational

Posted September 25th, 2015

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UT’s Breaunna Addison advanced to the semifinals of the main singles draw at the Rice Invitational Friday in Houston.

Addison opened the tournament with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Texas State’s Pippa Carr and defeated UT Arlington’s Elizabeth Thoms in the quarterfinals, 7-6 (3), 6-0.  Addison will play  Rice’s Katherine Ip in the semifinals on Saturday at 11:30 a.m.

Texas had nine singles victories Friday and two doubles wins.

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UT’s Lana Groenvynck and Pippa Horn lost in the “flight 2” quarterfinals after picking up wins in the round of 16. Groenvynck lost to UT-San Antonio’s Jacobea Junger 6-3, 6-4 and Horn fell to UT-Arlington’s De Los Rios 6-2, 6-2.

Longhorn Chelsea Crovetti defeated Texas State’s Birkenstock 6-3, 6-1 in the “flight 4” singles quarter finals.

 

Men’s tennis: Texas had three singles wins and a doubles victory Friday at Porsche Napa Valley Tennis Classic in St. Helena, California. UT’s Harrison Scott, Liam Caruana and Michael Riechmann advanced to the second round the round-robin singles tournament.

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