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Texas men’s tennis sweeps Miami at ITA Kickoff Weekend

The Texas men’s tennis team swept Miami 4-0 Saturday at the ITA Kickoff Weekend at the Texas Tennis Center. The win advances the Longhorns to the ITA National Indoor Championship in Chicago, beginning Feb. 15. Texas won the doubles point after splitting two matches with the Hurricanes. They followed with … Read More

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Texas men’s tennis earns sweep at ITA Kickoff Weekend

The Texas men’s tennis team swept Washington 4-0 Friday to open the ITA Kickoff Weekend at the Texas Tennis Center. The win makes the Longhorns 3-0 on the season with a championship match coming up Saturday. Texas took the doubles point with a pair of 6-3 wins. Yuya Ito and … Read More

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Texas women’s tennis team takes seven matches at Freeman Memorial

The Texas women’s tennis team claimed seven wins on the first day of the Freeman Memorial Championships in Las Vegas Friday. Petra Granic took two singles wins and teamed up with Tijana Spasojevic to take a doubles victory. Spasojevic and Granic beat a duo from Florida 6-3 and will compete … Read More

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Bianca Turati falls in round of 16 at Daytona Beach

Texas’ Bianca Turati fell 1-6, 7-5, 6-3 to Mexico’s Renata Zarazua on Thursday in the round of 36 at the ITF pro circuit event in Daytona Beach. Turati is ranked No. 576 in the latest WTA world singles rankings and battled Zarazua for two hours, 45 minutes. Zarazua is the … Read More

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Texas men’s tennis team sweeps Mississippi

The Texas men’s tennis team swept Mississippi 7-0 in its first dual match of 2019 in Orlando, Fla. Wednesday. The competition was held at the USTA National Campus Collegiate Center, which will host the NCAA Championships in May. The Longhorns took six singles wins and earned the doubles point without … Read More

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Bianca Turati moves on to round of 16 at ITA pro circuit event

Bianca Turati defeated Elizabeth Halbauer in the round of 32 at the International Tennis Federation’s pro circuit event in Daytona Beach, Fla. Tuesday. Texas All-American Turati won 6-3, 6-4  and will next play Renata Zarazua of Mexico in the round of 16 on Thursday. Turati is ranked No. 576 by … Read More

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Texas men’s tennis takes nine wins at Miami Invitational

The Texas men’s tennis team totaled nine wins on the second day of the Miami Invitational in Coral Gables, Fla. Saturday. The Longhorns claimed six singles victories, all against players from Miami. They also won three doubles contests against Mississippi duos. No. 18 Yuya Ito won in straight sets over … Read More

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Texas men’s tennis team takes multiple wins at Miami Invitational

The Texas men’s tennis team took seven of eight singles matches and all four doubles contests Friday on the first day of the Miami Invitational. Fourth-ranked Christian Sigsgaard, Chih Chi Huang, Harrison Scott, Rodrigo Banzer and Colin Markes all won in straight sets. Leonardo Telles and Nevin Arimilli also took … Read More

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Texas mens’ tennis team completes five-player class

The Texas men’s tennis team added four to complete a five-player class for the fall signing period, the school announced Thursday. Cleeve Harper enrolled in January, and four others signed letters of intent Thursday. Jacob Bullard of Calabasas, Calif.; Evin McDonald of Bethesda, Md.; Eshan Talluri of San Diego, and … Read More

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Anna Turati falls in round of 32 of ITF pro circuit event

Anna Turati fell in three sets to end her run at the International Tennis Federation 25k pro circuit event in Norman, Okla. Wednesday. Sophie Chang won 7-6 (7-5), 3-6, 6-3 to move on to the main draw round of 16. Chang checks in at No. 339 in the latest WTA … Read More

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Texas men’s tennis players move up in rankings

Texas men’s tennis players moved up in the latest Oracle/ITA Division I men’s rankings, released Wednesday. Christian Sigsgaard moved to No. 4, improving by 50 spots, as his preseason ranking was No. 54. Yuya Ito moved up to No. 18 from No. 29 while Chih Chi Huang joined the rankings … Read More

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Texas men’s tennis wins three matches at Longhorn Invitational

The Texas men’s tennis team won three matches on the second day of the Longhorn Invitational at the Texas Tennis Center on Saturday. Colin Markes and Chih Chi Huang each won their consolation singles matches. Markes topped Tyler Schick of Tulane, 6-3, 6-2 while Huang beat Hamish Stewart of Tulane, … Read More

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Texas men’s tennis team opens play at Longhorn Invitational

The Texas men’s tennis team won five singles matches and added two doubles victories during the first day of the Longhorn Invitational at the Texas Tennis Center on Friday. Rodrigo Banzer and Colin Markes teamed up to beat Ilgiz Valiev and Artem Kapshuk of Texas Tech 8-5. Leonardo Telles and … Read More

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Longhorns claim two singles matches at ITA National Fall Championships

The Texas men’s tennis team scored two singles wins in the second round of the ITA National Fall Championships in Surprise, Ariz., on Thursday. Yuya Ito went 5 for 5 in break points saved en route to a 6-3, 6-3 win over Joseph Guillin of UC-Santa Barbara. Ito also went … Read More

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Texas men take four wins at ITA National Fall Championships

The Texas men came away with four wins Wednesday during the opening round of the ITA National Fall Championships in Surprise, Ariz. Texas won three singles matches to go with a doubles win. Christian Sigsgaard, seeded second, won 6-1, 6-3 over Tanner Smith of Southern Cal. Yuya Ito topped Tim … Read More

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Bianca Turati falls in three-set match at ITF pro circuit event

Bianca Turati fell 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 to Claire Liu in the round of 32 at the International Tennis Federation pro circuit event in Tyler Thursday. Turati won three straight matches to qualify for the main draw before her competition concluded. Liu entered the tournament ranked No. 140 while Turati checked … Read More

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Bianca Turati advances to main draw of ITF pro event

Bianca Turati took a straight-sets win to advance at the International Tennis Federation pro circuit 80k event in Tyler Tuesday. Turati defeated Dalma Galfi 6-3, 6-0 in the final round of qualifying to move on to the 32-player main draw. The Texas junior, ranked No. 492 in the latest WTA … Read More

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Bianca Turati advances in ITF tournament

Junior Bianca Turati beat Tamara Arnold of Switzerland 6-2, 6-3 Sunday in the first round of singles qualifying at the ITF pro circuit 80k event in Tyler. Turati advanced to the second round of qualifying Monday. Also Sunday, UT posted a perfect 3-0 mark in singles play at the River … Read More

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UT’s Anna Turati tops teammate to win ITA regional

Texas junior Anna Turati swept teammate Bojana Markovic 6-1, 6-0 Monday to win the singles championship at the ITA Texas Regionals in College Station. Turati, seeded No. 1 in the event, had a first-round bye and then won six matches in a row without losing a set. “I’m super excited … Read More

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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