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Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Worry is never very far from the minds these days of Texas’ Turati twins

Their hearts are broken. Their minds race with all sorts of unchecked imagination amidst the disturbing fears and overwhelming confusion about the unknown. They wonder if their parents, who are cooped up at home halfway around the world, paralyzed by fear and uncertainty, are maybe keeping troubling information from them … Read More

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Texas women’s tennis opens Big 12 action with win

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 … Read More

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Texas men’s tennis bounces back to beat Tulane

The Texas men’s tennis team bounced back from Sunday’s loss to defeat Tulane 5-2 at the Texas Tennis Center on Friday. The Longhorns fell to N.C. State on Sunday but won the doubles point and three singles contest Friday to get back in the win column. Siem Woldeab topped Luis … Read More

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Texas women’s tennis beats Michigan in Top-25 battle

The No. 6 Texas women’s tennis team defeated No. 15 Michigan 4-2 at the Texas Tennis Center on Tuesday. Marta Perez Mur clinched the win with a 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 triumph over Bella Lorenzini. “You want to be the last match, because you want to clinch,” Perez Mur said on … Read More

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Texas men’s tennis sweeps No. 8 Stanford

The Texas men’s tennis team made it a clean sweep, defeating No. 8 Stanford 4-0 at the Texas Tennis Center on Friday. The Longhorns won a competitive doubles point and took three singles contests to win the dual match. The victory makes the No. 4 Longhorns 10-2 while dropping Stanford … Read More

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Texas women’s tennis falls to Pepperdine on the road

The Texas women’s tennis team ran into trouble when it faced No. 17 Pepperdine on Friday, falling 7-0 in Malibu, Calif. Pepperdine won the doubles point and added six singles matches to take the win over the No. 4 Longhorns. Jessica Failla clinched the win by defeating Anna Turati 6-3, … Read More

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Texas women’s tennis falls to Stanford at home

Emma Higuchi defeated Marta Perez Mur in straight sets to clinch a Stanford win over Texas on the way to a 4-3 final at the Texas Tennis Center on Saturday. The No. 3 Longhorns dropped the doubles point and No. 12 Stanford won three of the next four singles matches. Read More

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Texas women’s tennis moves up to No. 3 in nation

The Texas women’s tennis team moved to No. 3 in the latest Oracle/ITA national rankings, released Tuesday. The Longhorns jumped from No. 7 to the top three, making it the highest Texas has been ranked since 2006. Texas has beaten three teams in the top 11 so far this spring … Read More

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Texas men’s tennis falls to No. 5 after ITA National Indoor Championships

The Texas men’s tennis team dropped out of the No. 1 spot after falling to Michigan at the ITA National Indoor Championships on Saturday. The Oracle/ITA rankings, released on Tuesday, had Texas at No. 5, making it 17 straight weeks that Texas has been in the top five. Michigan moved … Read More

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Texas men’s tennis falls at ITA National Indoor Championships

Each of the Longhorns’ highly-ranked players fell in singles action as No. 13 Michigan bested the No. 4 Texas men’s tennis team 4-2 in the quarterfinals of the ITA National Indoor Championships in Madison, Wis., on Saturday. Texas won the doubles point but managed to win just one singles match. Read More

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Texas men’s tennis advances at ITA Indoor Championships

The No. 4 Longhorns earned a Top 25 win, defeating No. 16 UCLA 4-2 Friday at the ITA National Indoor Championships in Madison, Wis. The win advances Texas to the quarterfinals for the second year in a row. Christian Sigsgaard, ranked No. 12, clinched it with a 6-4, 6-7 (7), … Read More

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No. 7 Texas women’s tennis sweeps Air Force

The No. 7 Texas women’s tennis team made it a clean sweep against Air Force, winning 7-0 at the Texas Tennis Center on Thursday. The Longhorns won the doubles point and added six straight sets victories to take the match. Bianca Turati clinched the match with a 6-3, 6-0 win … Read More

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Texas women’s tennis team beats Illinois in consolation bracket

The No. 7 Texas women’s tennis team won 4-1 over Illinois in the consolation bracket of the ITA Team Indoor Championships in Chicago on Saturday. Fernanda Labraña defeated Ashley Yeah 6-2, 7-6 to clinch the match for the Longhorns. The Longhorns won the doubles point and had three singles wins … Read More

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Texas men’s tennis tops Georgia in Top-25 battle

The No. 4 Texas men’s tennis team battled the No. 18 Georgia Bulldogs to win 4-3 at the Texas Tennis Center on Saturday. Texas won the doubles point and three singles contest to secure the win. Christian Sigsgaard, ranked No. 12, clinched the win with a 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 decision … Read More

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Texas women’s tennis team falls at ITA Team Indoor Championships

The No. 7 Texas women’s tennis team fell 4-3 in a back-and-forth battle with No. 9 Florida State at the ITA Team Indoor Championships in Chicago on Friday. The Longhorns lost the doubles point as the Turati sisters came up with UT’s only victory. The Seminoles then won three singles … Read More

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Bruce Berque named Jim Verdieck coach of the year

The Professional Tennis Registry has selected Longhorns head coach Bruce Berque as their Jim Verdieck college coach of the year, it was announced Wednesday. “I’d like to thank the PTR for this honor,” Berque said. “This award has special meaning to me because I got my start in teaching, and … Read More

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Texas women’s tennis team tops Georgia Tech in Atlanta

The No. 7 Texas women’s tennis team won 5-2 over No. 22 Georgia Tech on Saturday in Atlanta. Anna Turati clinched the Texas victory with a 6-3, 7-6 (7) win over Victoria Flores. The Longhorns took the lead with a doubles triumph and followed it up with four singles wins. Read More

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Top-ranked Texas men’s tennis falls to No. 6 Ohio State

The No. 1 Texas men’s tennis team fell to No. 6 Ohio State 4-1 in Columbus on Saturday. The loss ends a 10-match winning streak for the Longhorns which included their run to the national title last season. Robert Cash defeated Chih Chi Huang 6-4, 6-3 to clinch the victory … Read More

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Texas women’s tennis takes top-10 win over NC State

In a clash of top-10 teams, the No. 7 Texas women’s tennis squad defeated No. 8 North Carolina State 4-3 on Friday in Atlanta. Fernanda Labraña clinched the victory with a 6-0, 6-7 (3), 6-3 win over Lexi Keberle. The win moves Texas to 3-0 while N.C. State suffered its … Read More

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Texas women’s tennis team advances to ITA Indoor Nationals

The No. 7 Texas women’s tennis team swept LSU 4-0 Saturday at the Texas Tennis Center to advance to the ITA Indoor Nationals. Texas took the doubles point and won three singles matches for the sweep. Adri Nagy clinched the victory by defeating Paris Corley 6-2, 7-6 (3). Texas got … Read More