Tennis Archives

Four Longhorns advance to singles finals at Debbie Southern Fall Classic

Texas will have four women’s tennis players vying for individual titles Sunday at the Debbie Southern Fall Classic in Greenville, S.C. Petra Granic, Bojana Markovic, Marta Perez-Mur and Dani Wagland all won their respective semifinal matches to set up a busy final day in the tournament hosted by Furman. “This … Read More

Three Longhorns advance at Cajun Tennis Classic

Three Texas Longhorns tennis players advanced to the main draw semifinals at the Cajun Tennis Classic in Lafayette, La. on Friday. Rodrigo Banzer, John Mee and Leonardo Telles ensured that at least one Longhorn will play in the final. Banzer took two wins to get to the semis. He defeated … Read More

Texas women take six wins at Debbie Southern Fall Classic

Six Longhorns advanced to the second round of the Debbie Southern Fall Classic in Greenville, S.C., on Friday. Furman University is hosting the event. “To win all six of our singles matches today, that’s as encouraging of a start to the year as we could have hoped for,” UT coach … Read More

Texas junior tennis player advances at Oracle ITA Masters

Texas junior tennis player Harrison Scott won in three sets to advance to the second round of the Oracle ITA Masters in Malibu, Calif. Thursday. Scott defeated Tim Handel of Northern Arizona 5-7, 6-1, 6-1. The 22nd-ranked Canadian will meet Jack Malloy of California in the second round on Friday. Read More

Colin Markes advances to final at Racquet Club Invitational

Colin Markes advanced to the finals of the Racquet Club Collegiate Invitational in Midland on Saturday. Markes defeated top-seeded Adrian Oetzbach of Oklahoma 6-3, 7-5 for his second win of the day. The Texas junior topped Jorge Martinez of Tyler Junior College 6-2, 6-4 in the quarterfinals earlier in the … Read More

Colin Markes advances to quarterfinals of Racquet Club Invitational

Colin Markes, a junior at Texas, took two wins to advance to the quarterfinals of the Racquet Club Collegiate Invitational in Midland on Friday. Markes defeated Eddie Stoica of Wichita St. 7-5, 5-7, 1-0 (10-7) for his first win of the day. He followed that up with a 6-3, 7-5 … Read More

UT tennis player Yuya Ito keeps winning at World University Games

Yuya Ito continued his run at the World University Games, defeating Logan Staggs of the U.S. 6-2, 6-2 in the round of 16 Friday. It was another impressive win for the sophomore who upset the No. 4 seed Hong Chung on Wednesday. Ito defeated the fourth-seeded player out of Korea … Read More

Yuya Ito takes upset win at World University Games

It took three sets, but Yuya Ito advanced to the round of 16 at the World University Games with a three-set, upset win on Wednesday. The UT sophomore is representing Japan at the competition in Taipei City, Taiwan. Ito defeated Hong Chung 7-6 (3), 5-7, 7-5 in a tight match … Read More

Longhorns tennis players advance at World University Games

A pair of Longhorns tennis players advanced at the World University Games in Taipei City, Taiwan Tuesday. Dani Wagland, a senior on the women’s team, and sophomore Yuya Ito of the men’s team advanced to the third round with wins in the round of 64. Wagland, representing Australia, won … Read More

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Texas women’s tennis team adds Bojana Markovic

The Texas women’s tennis team added Bojana Markovic of Serbia to its team, head coach Howard Joffe announced in a press release on Tuesday. Markovic, who has been ranked as high as No. 794 in the WTA women’s singles rankings, was signed to an athletics scholarship agreement. She’ll join Texas … Read More

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Yuya Ito falls in round of 16 at NCAA Championships

After winning two matches and obtaining ITA All-America status, Texas men’s tennis player Yuya Ito fell in the round of 16 at the NCAA Championships to Chris Eubanks of Georgia Tech on Friday. Eubanks beat the UT freshman in straight sets 6-3, 6-0. Ito automatically became an All-American by taking … Read More

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Yuya Ito advances in singles draw of NCAA Championships

Yuya Ito won in three sets to advance to the third round of the singles draw at the NCAA Championships and secured All-America status in the process Thursday in Athens, Ga. Ito rallied to win after falling 2-6 in the first set with No. 10 Mike Redlicki of Arkansas. The … Read More

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Turati falls in singles competition at NCAA Championships

Bianca Turati, a Texas freshman tennis player, lost to No. 23 Josie Kuhlman of Florida 6-1, 6-0 in the singles round of 64 at the NCAA Championships in Athens, Ga. Wednesday night. “Tonight, Bianca was definitely at the mercy of a player who was at the very top of her … Read More

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Scott and Ito advance to second round of NCAA Championships

Two out of three Texas men’s tennis players advanced to the second round of the NCAA Championships singles draw on Wednesday in Athens, Ga. Harrison Scott, ranked 36th, defeated No. 90 Razvan Grigorescu of Omaha 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (4). No. 55 Yuya Ito advanced with a 6-3, 6-4 win over … Read More

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Longhorns men’s tennis falls short of NCAA final four

The No. 10 Texas Longhorns fell short of the NCAA final four in men’s tennis as they dropped their quarterfinal match with No. 2 Virginia 4-1 Saturday in Athens, Ga. Christian Sigsgaard took the only victory for Texas as he won in straight sets over Alexander Ritschard. The 7-5, 6-3 … Read More

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Texas men’s tennis advances to NCAA quarterfinals

The Texas men’s tennis team took a decisive 4-1 win over No. 7 Baylor to advance to the NCAA quarterfinals for the first time since 2014 Thursday in Athens, Ga. The Longhorns dropped the doubles point, but won four straight singles matches to roll past the Bears. Christian Sigsgaard defeated … Read More

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Longhorns women’s tennis bows out at NCAA Championships

After dropping the doubles point, the Longhorns won just three singles matches Saturday as they fell to No. 14 South Carolina 4-3 in the second round of the NCAA Championships in Columbia, S.C. Bianca Turati, Petra Granic and Anna Turati came away with singles victories, but it wasn’t enough. “With … Read More

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Texas men’s tennis rallies to advance at NCAA Championships

Tulane earned the doubles point, but Texas rallied for four singles wins to advance to the round of 16 in the NCAA Championships with a 4-3 victory Saturday at the Caswell Tennis Center. Rodrigo Banzer was down a set before he won a tiebreaker and went on to take a … Read More

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Longhorns men’s tennis cruises in first round of NCAA Championships

The No. 10 Longhorns men’s tennis team cruised to a 4-0 win over Presbyterian to open the NCAA Championships at the Caswell Tennis Center on Friday. Rodrigo Banzer’s 6-2, 6-1 win over Jaime Lopez clinched the match for Texas at sixth singles. “In singles, we were pretty sharp,” head coach … Read More

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Texas women’s tennis survives close call at NCAAs

The Texas women’s tennis team had to rally to defeat Wake Forest 4-3 Friday in the first round of the NCAA Championship in Columbia, S.C. Friday. The Longhorns lost the doubles point but picked up four singles wins to slip past the Demon Deacons. Bianca Turati topped Kimmy Guerin at … Read More