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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

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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