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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

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Texas men’s tennis team falls in Lubbock

The Texas men’s tennis team suffered a 4-3 setback Thursday, dropping three singles contests and the doubles point to Texas Tech in Lubbock. Ilgiz Valiev topped Rodrigo Banzer 6-7 (2), 6-2, 6-0 in a comeback victory to clinch the match for the No. 32 Red Raiders. “Tough day,” UT head … Read More

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Texas men’s tennis sweeps Oklahoma State

The Texas men’s tennis team swept through the Oklahoma State Cowboys on the way to a 4-0 win at the Texas Tennis Center on Friday. The No. 19 Longhorns only surrendered one doubles set before securing the point and taking three singles wins. Christian Sigsgaard sealed the match with a … Read More

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Longhorns women’s tennis sweeps Iowa State for 12th straight win

The Longhorns women’s tennis team made quick work of the Iowa State Cyclones, winning 4-0 at the Texas Tennis Center on Friday. Texas won the doubles point before rattling off three straight singles victories. The win is their 12th straight for the first time since 2005. Fernanda Labrana and Marta … Read More

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Longhorns men’s tennis drops Big 12 opener

The No. 10 TCU Horned Frogs defeated the No. 20 Longhorns men’s tennis team 4-2 in the Big 12 opener at the Weller Tennis Center on Saturday. The match was moved indoors from the Texas Tennis Center to the Weller Tennis Center due to gusty winds and low temperatures. Leonardo … Read More