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Turati, Markovic set for all-UT singles final in College Station

Anna Turati and Bojana Markovic will face off in an all-UT singles final Monday at the ITA Texas Regionals in College Station. Turati, the tournament’s top seed, hammered Texas Tech’s Francesca Sella 6-0, 6-1 in the semifinals Sunday. Markovic, the sixth seed, beat teammate Fernanda Labraña, seeded seventh, 6-3, 3-6, … Read More

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Texas men’s tennis team wins eight matches at ITA Texas Regionals

The Texas men’s tennis team picked up eight wins in the round of 32 at the ITA Texas Regionals in Waco Saturday. Five singles wins and three doubles victories highlighted the day for Texas. Top-seeded Christian Sigsgaard defeated Eduard Simo of UT-Arlington 6-1, 6-2. Sigsgaard will face Bjorn Thomson of … Read More

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Three Longhorns make ITA Texas Regional semifinals

Anna Turati, Fernanda Labraña and Bojana Markovic each advanced to the ITA Texas Regional semifinals Saturday in College Station. Turati won in straight sets while Labraña and Markovic each rallied from down a set to win their matches. Turati topped Katya Townsend of Texas A&M 7-5, 6-3 and will face … Read More

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Longhorns advance at ITA Texas Regionals

Four Longhorns advanced to the singles quarterfinals after wins at the ITA Texas Regionals in College Station on Friday. Anna Turati topped Brandelyn Fulgenzi in straight sets before beating Maria Kononova of North Texas 6-1, 7-5 in the round of 16. She opened the day with a 6-0, 6-1 win … Read More

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Bianca Turati falls at ITF pro event, Longhorns win at ITA Regional

Bianca Turati fell to Maria Mateas, 6-4, 6-4, in the round of 16 at the International Tennis Federation pro circuit event in Florence, S.C. Thursday. Turati fell behind 5-1 in the first set before winning three straight. Mateas broke Turati’s serve to close out the set, however. Mateas, ranked No. Read More

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Bianca Turati reaches round of 16 at ITF pro circuit event

Bianca Turati defeated Julia Elbaba 2-6, 6-0, 6-4 to advance to the round of 16 at the International Tennis Federation pro circuit event in Florence, S.C., Wednesday. Turati will face Maria Mateas Thursday as a result. On Tuesday, Turati defeated Saifya Carrington 6-4, 7-6 (7-0) in the final round of … Read More

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Longhorns fall to consolation bracket at ITA All-American in Tulsa

The Texas representatives at the ITA All-American Championships all fell to the consolation bracket in Tulsa, Okla. Thursday. The Longhorns dropped four singles matches and a doubles contest on the day. No. 29 Yuya Ito fell in a hard-fought match to No. 22 Jan Zielinski of Georgia, 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 … Read More

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Petra Granic makes final round of singles qualifying at Riviera/ITA All-American

Petra Granic won twice Tuesday to advance to the final round of singles qualifying at the Riviera/ITA All-American Championships in Pacific Palisades, Calif. Granic beat Tsveta Dimitrova of Florida 1-6, 7-5, 6-2 before a win over Jessica Golovin of LSU. She topped Golovin 6-4, 6-4. Anna Turati also played Tuesday, … Read More

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Longhorns qualify for main draw of ITA All-American in Tulsa

Rodrigo Banzer and Christian Sigsgaard each qualified for the singles main draw at the ITA All-American Championships in Tulsa, Okla. Tuesday. Banzer defeated Yancy Dennis of South Carolina 7-5, 6-2 before topping Tim Handel of Northern Arizona, 6-4, 6-0. Sigsgaard won 7-5, 7-6 (2) over Reese Stalder of TCU in … Read More

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Bianca Turati rallies to make ITF final

Bianca Turati stayed hot at the International Tennis Federation pro circuit event in Hilton Head Island, S.C., on Saturday. The No. 1 ranked junior All-American defeated Justina Mikulskyte of Lithuania 5-7, 6-1, 6-4 to advance to the singles final. It was the second straight match Turati rallied for the victory. Read More

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Bianca Turati makes semifinals of ITF pro circuit event

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 … Read More

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Bianca Turati advances to quarterfinals at ITF event

Bianca Turati won in straight sets to move to the quarterfinals at the International Tennis Federation pro circuit in Hilton Head Island, S.C. Thursday. Turati topped Tiphanie Fiquet of France 6-3, 6-1 to move on to face Allura Zamarripa Friday. The Texas junior has advanced to the quarterfinals to make … Read More

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Texas men’s tennis players victorious at various events

The Texas men’s tennis team had multiple players take wins Saturday at various events across the country. Longhorn Yuya Ito and Lisa Marie Rioux of Oklahoma State won the Oracle ITA Masters mixed doubles championship in Malibu, Calif. Saturday. The duo defeated Sven Lah of Baylor and Michaela Bayerlova of … Read More

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Five Longhorns earn wins Saturday at Debbie Southern Fall Classic

Five Longhorns earned wins at the Debbie Southern Fall Classic in Greensville, S.C. Saturday. Katie Poluta took two wins on the day, one in doubles competition and the other in singles. She and her partner Lauren Gish finished 3-0 on the weekend. Poluta topped Ally Miller in Flight 5 singles … Read More

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Katie Poluta wins twice at Debbie Southern Fall Classic

Katie Poluta won a pair of doubles matches alongside partner Lauren Gish of Vanderbilt to advance at the Debbie Southern Fall Classic in Greenville, S.C. Friday. Poluta and Gish topped Eva Borders and Mary Hunter Hyche 8-4 to open competition in Flight 5 of the tournament. They followed that up … Read More

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Bianca Turati falls in quarterfinals at ITF event

Bianca Turati lost in straight sets to touring pro Robin Anderson 6-3, 6-1 in the quarterfinals at the International Tennis Federation pro circuit event at McLeod Tennis Center in Lubbock Thursday. Anderson, ranked 308th in the WTA world singles ranking, will face Emina Bektas in the semifinals on Friday. Turati, … Read More

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Bianca Turati makes quarterfinals of ITF event

Bianca Turati defeated Jennifer Elie 6-3, 6-2 to advance to the quarterfinals at the International Tennis Federation pro circuit event at McLeod Tennis Center in Lubbock Wednesday. Turati took the win in one hour and 22 minutes a day after a three-hour match in the round of 32. Ranked No. Read More

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Kody Clemens, Bianca Turati represent Texas as Big 12 athlete of the year candidates

Kody Clemens and Bianca Turati already won Big 12 player of the year awards in their respective sports, and now they’re up for an even loftier honor. Clemens (baseball) and Turati (tennis) were chosen to represent Texas in athlete of the year voting. Fans will be able to choose their … Read More

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UT’s Bianca Turati nominated for Honda Sport Award for Tennis

Texas sophomore Bianca Turati is a nominee for the Honda Sport Award for Tennis, the Collegiate Women Sports Awards announced Thursday. Turati, one of four nominees, was the Big 12 player of the year and was the top seed of the singles draw of the NCAA Championships. She will earn … Read More

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Anna Turati bows out of NCAA women’s singles tournament

Anna Turati had a strong start but ultimately fell in the second round of the NCAA women’s singles tennis draw in Winston-Salem, N.C. on Thursday. Anna Danilina of Florida defeated No. 30 Turati 1-6, 6-2, 6-2. “Today, Anna played a really good match but unfortunately came up a little short,” … Read More