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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

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Yuya Ito falls in first round of NCAA singles tournament

Yuya Ito fell in the first round of the men’s NCAA singles draw on Wednesday in Winston-Salem, N.C. William Bushamuka of Kentucky topped the UT sophomore All-American, 3-6, 6-3, 6-0. Ito acheived All-America status by winning two matches in the singles draw last year. After Ito won the first set, … Read More

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Bianca Turati upset at NCAA Championships, Anna Turati advances

The Longhorns’ top-ranked Bianca Turati fell to No. 27 Luisa Stefani of Pepperdine, 7-6 (6), 4-6, 6-3 at the NCAA Championships in Winston-Salem, N.C. Wednesday. Turati held a 3-1 lead in the deciding set before Stefani won five straight games to take the win. “One can’t help but feel for … Read More

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Texas men’s tennis falls in round of 16 at NCAAs

Like the women’s team, the Texas men’s tennis squad couldn’t advance past the round of 16 at the NCAA Championships on Friday in Chapel Hill, N.C. No. 6 Mississippi State won the doubles point and three singles matches to top No. 11 Texas 4-1. “Mississippi State deserves … Read More

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Texas women’s tennis upset by Texas Tech at NCAA Championships

The No. 6 Texas women’s tennis team fell to No. 11 Texas Tech 4-1 in a surprising defeat in the third round of the NCAA Championships in Chapel Hill, N.C. on Thursday. The match was originally scheduled to be played at Wake Forest, but weather forced the relocation to the … Read More

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Bohls: With court ruling, could we ever see betting parlors at Royal-Memorial stadium?

Kirk Bohls released this week’s nine things and one crazy prediction. A couple were dedicated to the Longhorns and the Big 12. Here are Kirk’s takes on those items: On sports gambling and betting on the 40 Acres: As for this effect on college sports, it might only … Read More

UT women beat A&M, men top Cal to advance in NCAA tennis

For the rest of time, no matter how many times Texas and Texas A&M have played each other — and will play each other — it will always have added meaning. It doesn’t matter the sport or the venue. They could play in a field, on a track, in a … Read More

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Texas men’s tennis cruises to second round of NCAA tournament

The Texas men’s tennis team topped Bryant 4-0 to advance to the second round of the NCAA tournament at the Texas Tennis Center Friday. The Longhorns won the doubles point before making quick work of the Bulldogs in singles action. Christian Sigsgaard defeated Matt Kuhar 6-1, 6-4 to seal the … Read More

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Texas women’s tennis sweeps through first round of NCAA tournament

The Texas women’s tennis team opened the NCAA tournament with a 4-0 win over McNeese St. at the Texas Tennis Center on Friday. Texas won the doubles point before winning three singles matches in straight sets. Anna Turati clinched the win with a 7-6 (2), 6-1 victory over Sarah Jurakova. Read More

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Bianca Turati named the conference’s best player as the Big 12 also honors two Texas coaches

When the NCAA tournament begins this weekend, Texas will have the Big 12’s best player on its side. The Big 12 named Texas sophomore Bianca Turati as its Women’s Tennis Player of the Year on Thursday. Turati is the fifth Longhorn to earn that award. Read More

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Texas to light the UT Tower on Monday night after Longhorns sweep Big 12 tennis tournaments

Texas has two reasons to light its tower this evening. Texas will celebrate the conference championships recently won by its men’s and women’s tennis teams on Monday night. In recognition of the seventh and eighth Big 12 titles secured by Texas’ athletic department this school year, the UT Tower will … Read More

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Longhorns tennis players earn berths for NCAA Championships

Six members of the Longhorns tennis teams earned berths for the NCAA Championships, the NCAA announced Wednesday. Longhorns sophomore twin sisters Bianca and Anna Turati earned berths to the singles draw. The 64-player competition begins May 23 at Wake Forest. The NCAA will release matchups for the first round later … Read More

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Texas to host opening rounds of NCAA Tennis Championships

The Longhorns earned the No. 11 seed in the men’s NCAA Tennis Championships and will host the first two rounds, the NCAA announced Tuesday. The 17-6 UT squad will take on Bryant Friday at 4 p.m. at the Texas Tennis Center. The winner will face the winner of the N.C. Read More

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Texas women’s tennis to open NCAA Championships at home

The Texas women’s tennis team earned the No. 6 seed for the NCAA Championships opening rounds, the NCAA announced Tuesday. The Longhorns finished the regular season 22-4 and will host the first two rounds of the competition at the Texas Tennis Center. Texas will take on McNeese State of the … Read More

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Texas men’s tennis sweeps OU for Big 12 title shot

The Texas men’s tennis team cruised to a 4-0 semifinal win over Oklahoma Saturday to advance to the Big 12 championship match. The Longhorns will take on Baylor at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Texas Tennis Center for the Big 12 title. The Bears upset the top-seeded TCU Horned Frogs, … Read More

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Texas women’s tennis cruises to Big 12 championship final

The Texas women’s tennis team defeated Baylor 4-1 in the Big 12 championship semifinals at the Texas Tennis Center on Saturday. Anna Turati sealed the match with a 6-4, 6-0 win over Camilla Abbate. The win makes it 16 straight for the women this season. Texas will take on Texas … Read More

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Longhorns women’s tennis cruises to Big 12 semifinals

The top-seeded Longhorns women’s tennis team cruised to a 4-0 victory over TCU in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 tournament at the Texas Tennis Center Friday. Petra Granic clinched the win with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Donika Bashota. Granic also had a hand in helping the Longhorns seal … Read More

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Texas women’s tennis clinches Big 12 title outright

The Texas women’s tennis team won the Big 12 title outright with a 4-0 victory over Baylor at the Texas Tennis Center on Friday. The Longhorns improved to 9-0 in conference to pick up their first outright regular season title since 2004. They clinched a share of the title with … Read More