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Texas women’s tennis team upsets No. 6 Stanford

The Texas women’s tennis team picked up four singles wins to upset No. 6 Stanford 4-2 at the Texas Tennis Center on Saturday afternoon. After Stanford won the doubles point and earned a singles victory, the No. 21 Longhorns rallied for four straight wins to take the match. The win … Read More

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Texas women’s tennis team cruises to win at home

The Texas women’s tennis team got its first win at its new home court Friday with a 6-1 defeat of South Florida at the Texas Tennis Center. The Longhorns, ranked 21st in the nation, secured the doubles point before winning five of the six singles matches. Petra Granic’s 6-1, 6-2 … Read More

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

The No. 11 Texas women’s tennis team lost its second contest in a row, falling to No. 19 South Carolina 4-2 at the ITA National Team Indoor Championships on Saturday in Madison, Wis. After falling behind 3-0, the Longhorns got singles wins from twin sisters Bianca and Anna Turati to … Read More

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Texas men’s tennis cruises to win over Utah State

Rain keeps adjusting the Texas men’s tennis schedule, but the Longhorns were able to win 6-1 over Utah State Friday. The match began at the Texas Tennis Center but ended indoors at the Weller Tennis Center. Texas sealed the doubles point and rattled off five singles wins to take the … Read More

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Texas women’s tennis team falls to No. 4 Georgia

The Texas women’s tennis team managed just two singles wins Friday as it fell to No. 4 Georgia 4-2 at the ITA National Team Indoor Championships in Madison, Wis. Petra Granic and Bojana Markovic were the two victorious Longhorns. They also won the only doubles match for No. 11 Texas, … Read More

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Bianca Turati No. 1 in latest ITA singles rankings

Bianca Turati, a sophomore at Texas, jumped in the ITA women’s singles rankings as she moved from No. 10 to the top spot on the list. Her current seven-match winning streak and 5-0 dual-match record helped make her the first top-ranked UT tennis player in 23 years. Kelly Pace ranked … Read More

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Longhorns men’s tennis team falls to Ohio State

The Longhorns men’s tennis team had a rough day facing the No. 2 Ohio State Buckeyes, falling 4-0 in Columbus on Saturday. Texas, ranked 13th, failed to record a win for the first time since they fell to Wake Forest in March of last season. “Ohio State was too good … Read More

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Texas women’s tennis team upset by Illinois

After winning the doubles point, Illinois posted three singles victories to upset the No. 11 Texas women’s tennis team 4-2 on Friday in Champaign, Illinois. The Fighting Illini won two doubles matches to secure the point, but the Longhorns fought back with two singles wins. Anna Turati defeated Jaclyn Switkes … Read More

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Texas women’s tennis team beats Cal

The Texas women’s tennis team earned a spot at the ITA National Team Indoor Championships with a 4-3 win over California at the ITA Kick-Off Weekend on Saturday in Berkeley, Calif. The No. 12 Longhorns won four singles matches to defeat the 11th-ranked host. The Golden Bears won the doubles … Read More

Notre Dame scores an upset as Texas (finally) debuts its new tennis center

Over the first two weeks of the men’s tennis season, the strength of Texas’ schedule varied. UT-San Antonio? Texas swept its season-opening opponent. A&M-Corpus Christi and SMU? UT sustained a spotless slate. Mother Nature and Notre Dame? Now, those were fickle and formidable foes. Weather delayed the start of Texas’ … Read More

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Texas women’s tennis team tops Mississippi State

The No. 12 Texas women’s tennis team defeated Mississippi State 4-1 at the ITA Kick-Off Weekend in Berkeley, Calif. Friday. The win sets up a match with host No. 11 California on Saturday at 3 p.m. The Longhorns dropped the doubles point, taking just one of the three matches. Four … Read More

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Texas women’s tennis team sweeps season opener

The courts at the new Texas Tennis Center were too damp from overnight fog to play on, so the Texas women’s team moved inside the Weller Indoor Tennis Center to sweep UT Rio Grande Valley and Texas State on Saturday. The sweep opened the season for the No. 12 Longhorns. Read More

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Texas men’s tennis team sweeps in opening doubleheader

The Texas men’s tennis team made it a clean sweep in the season-opening doubleheader at the Weller Tennis Center on Friday. The competition was supposed to occur entirely at the new Texas Tennis Center, but inclement weather forced action inside after about 10 minutes. No. 8 Texas defeated UT-San Antonio … Read More

Texas sweeps singles at National Collegiate Tennis Classic

The Longhorns won all four singles matches at the National Collegiate Tennis Classic Saturday after sweeping singles action Friday as well. Bianca Turati, ranked 10th, defeated Emily Arbuthnott of Stanford 6-3, 7-6 (5). Turati’s twin sister, Anna, beat Arbuthnott on the first day of competition. Anna Turati  took another win … Read More

Texas men dominate at Longhorn Invitational

The Texas men’s tennis team picked up 10 wins Saturday on the second day of the Longhorn Invitational at the Weller Tennis Center. The Longhorns swept the doubles action, taking four victories, and added six singles wins. No. 37 Leonardo Telles defeated Daniel Valent of Vanderbilt 6-4, 6-0 to bounce … Read More

Texas women sweep singles at National Collegiate Tennis Classic

Out of six matches, the Texas women won five on the first day of the National Collegiate Tennis Classic in Palm Springs, Calif. on Friday. Anna and Bianca Turati, twin sophomores at UT, each won their singles matches over ranked opponents to lead the charge. Bianca, ranked 10th in singles, … Read More

Texas men take nine wins at Longhorn Invitational

Texas came away with nine victories on the first day of the Longhorn Invitational at the Weller Tennis Center on Friday. The eighth-ranked Longhorns had five singles wins to go with four wins in doubles on the first day of the three-day event. John Mee, ranked 52nd, and No. 98 … Read More

With SMU, Texas State and others in town, Texas to open its new tennis center

This weekend, the Texas men’s tennis team will host the Longhorn Invitational at the Weller Indoor Tennis Center. Then the Longhorns will move into their new home. The grand opening for the Texas Tennis Center has been scheduled for 1 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 21. The men, who are ranked … Read More

Longhorns doubles team advances to final at ITA National Fall Championships

The Texas tandem of Rodrigo Banzer and Leonardo Telles qualified for the finals of the ITA National Fall Championships with a win on Saturday in Indian Wells, Calif. Banzer and Telles defeated Chema Carranza and Josef Dodridge of Wisconsin 6-2, 3-6, 1-0 (12-10). Telles and Banzer had an easy time … Read More

Bianca Turati falls in semis of ITA National Fall Championships

After upset wins over two top-ranked opponents earlier this week, Bianca Turati fell short of completing her run at the ITA National Fall Championships Saturday, falling to Duke’s Samantha Harris. Harris topped Turati 6-4, 6-3 in the semifinals. It was Turati’s first loss this fall. She finishes with a 10-1 … Read More