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With the 2020 season serving as a final chapter, Christian Sigsgaard closes out his book at Texas

Christian Sigsgaard will not return to play tennis at Texas in 2021, the school announced on Wednesday. Sigsgaard was a classified as a senior during a spring that was shortened by the coronavirus pandemic. To make up for a lost year, the NCAA elected to restore … Read More

Former Texas tennis coach Michael Center begins prison sentence

Former University of Texas men’s tennis coach Michael Center began a six-month federal prison sentence Monday for accepting a bribe to falsely certify a student applicant as a scholarship athlete to circumvent the school’s admissions standards. Center, who is among five coaches and 31 defendants overall who have pleaded … Read More

Men’s tennis team tops Rice 6-1

The Texas men’s team completed a sweep of a doubleheader Sunday evening with a 6-1 victory over Rice at the Texas Tennis Center. The third-ranked Longhorns had beaten Tulsa by the same margin earlier in the day. In that match, they won the doubles point and took five of six … Read More

UT men’s tennis team hammers Tulsa 6-1

The third-ranked Texas men’s tennis team cruised to a 6-1 victory over Tulsa in the opening match of a doubleheader Sunday at the Texas Tennis Center. UT faced Rice in the late match. Texas secured the doubles point as senior Christian Sigsgaard and freshman Siem Woldeab took a 6-1 win … Read More

No. 9 North Carolina State tops Texas in men’s tennis

Playing their second match against a ranked opponent in three days, No. 4 Texas dropped a 4-3 thriller to No. 9 North Carolina State on Sunday at Cary, N.C. The contest went down to the final singles matchup as 37th-ranked Alexis Galarneau took three sets to defeat No. 2 Yuya … Read More

Former Texas tennis coach Michael Center sentenced to six months in college admissions scandal

Former Texas men’s tennis coach Michael Center was sentenced to six months in prison Monday for accepting $100,000 in 2015 to help the son of a Silicon Valley venture capitalist get into the school by falsely designating him as a skilled athlete worthy of a scholarship to play for Center’s … Read More

Longhorns sweep men’s tennis doubleheader

The fifth-ranked Texas men’s tennis team held off UT-San Antonio 4-3 after rolling past Nebraska 6-1 in a doubleheader Sunday at the Texas Tennis Center. The Longhorns improved to 9-2 as sixth-ranked Christian Sigsgaard led the way with victories in both singles and doubles against the Roadrunners in the nightcap. Read More

UT men’s tennis team knocks off No. 8 Stanford

The Texas men’s tennis team completed its trip to the ITA National Indoor Championships with a second victory over a ranked team Sunday, beating No. 8 Stanford 4-2 at Madison, Wis. The fourth-ranked Longhorns had beaten No. 16 UCLA on Friday before falling to No. 13 Michigan in the quarterfinals … Read More

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Texas men advance to ITA Indoor Nationals

The top-ranked Texas men’s tennis team rolled over No. 21 Florida State 4-0 Sunday to earn a spot in the ITA National Indoor Championship. It was the second sweep in a row for the Longhorns, who swamped Indiana on Saturday at the Texas Tennis Center to reach Sunday’s ITA Kickoff … Read More

Men’s tennis team takes nine of 13 matches in Miami

The Texas men’s tennis team continued a successful trip to Florida with nine victories in 13 matches Sunday at the Miami Invitational. The second-ranked defending national champions won six of their nine singles matches and three of four doubles contests. Senior Christian Sigsgaard, ranked 13th in the nation, led the … Read More

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Following a national championship, Texas removes ‘interim’ from Bruce Berque’s coaching title

After winning a national title in just over two months on the job, Bruce Berque has earned a promotion. Berque will be the next men’s tennis coach at Texas, athletics director Chris Del Conte announced on Thursday. Berque served as the team’s interim leader this spring after longtime coach Michael Center … Read More

Longhorns rally to win men’s tennis regional

Tumbling into a hole early by losing the doubles competition is nothing new for the Texas men’s tennis team. But experience doesn’t necessarily make the climb out any easier. It just looked that way Saturday. The Longhorns, No. 2 in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association rankings, ceded the doubles point to … Read More

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Texas men’s tennis team rolls in Miami Invitational

The Texas men’s tennis team won five of six singles matches and all four doubles contests Sunday to wrap up a dominant performance in the Miami Invitational at Coral Gables, Fla. The Longhorns rolled to an 18-5 record in singles and an 11-1 mark in doubles in the three-day event. Read More

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Men’s tennis team closes out fall slate on soggy Sunday

The weather put a damper on the finish of the Longhorn Invitational on Sunday. UT junior Johnny Goodwin’s match against Matheus Ferreira Leite of Texas Tech was canceled, but senior Colin Markes and freshman Chih Chi Huang had strong finishes in the consolation draw. Markes defeated Tulane’s Hamish Stewart 6-1, … Read More