Former Longhorns women's tennis player Breaunna Addison. (TEXAS ATHLETICS)


Texas women’s tennis upsets Texas Tech

Posted April 8th, 2016


The 35th-ranked Texas Longhorns women’s tennis team upset the No. 12 Texas Tech Red Raiders 4-3 on Friday night in Lubbock.

Neda Koprcina came up big for Texas as she clinched the match with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 singles win over Gabriela Talaba. That was after she’d helped clinched the doubles point earlier in the match.

Koprcina and Daniella Roldan won the deciding doubles match with a hard-fought 7-5 victory over Sarah Dvorak and Sabrina Federici before the Longhorns took three out of six singles contests.


After the Longhorns (11-6, 3-2 Big 12) dropped the first doubles match, Breaunna Addison and Dani Wagland defeated Talaba and Alex Valenstein 6-4 to even the doubles match at one win apiece. Addison, fresh off being named Big 12 player of the week, also won her singles match 6-3, 6-3 over Dvorak to tie the match at 2-2.

Roldan put the Longhorns up 3-2 with a 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 win over Federici before the Red Raiders (17-3, 2-2) tied the match up once again.

Texas now turns its attention to No. 28 TCU on Sunday at 11 a.m. in Fort Worth.

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