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Yuya Ito falls in semifinals of ITA Texas Regional Championships

Freshman Yuya Ito was eliminated in the semifinals of the ITA Texas Regional Championships by second-seeded Jolan Cailleau of Texas Tech on Sunday in Fort Worth. Ito defeated Baylor’s Jimmy Bendeck 6-2, 6-2 in the quarterfinals before falling to Cailleau 4-6, 6-3, 6-4. Texas sophomore Harrison Scott retired in the first … Read More

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Neda Koprcina advances to semifinals at ITA Texas Regional Championships

Texas senior Neda Koprcina reached the semifinals of the ITA Texas Regional Championships with a pair of victories Saturday in Waco. Koprcina defeated Texas Tech’s Sarah Dvorak 6-4, 6-3 and Agustina Serio of UT-Arlington 7-5, 6-0. Koprcina will play Texas Tech’s Gabriela Talaba in the semis on Sunday at 1:30 … Read More

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Yuya Ito, Harrison Scott reach quarterfinals at ITA Texas Regional Championships

Freshman Yuya Ito and sophomore Harrison Scott advanced to the quarterfinals of the singles draw at the ITA Texas Regional Championships on Saturday in Forth Worth. Ito defeated Rice’s Eric Rutledge 6-1, 6-2 and Texas A&M’s Aleksandre Bakshi 6-0, 6-2. He will play Baylor’s Jimmy Bendeck in the quarterfinals on Sunday. Read More

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Longhorns win six singles matches at ITA Texas Regional Championships

The Texas men’s tennis team had six singles players advance to the round of 32 and four doubles teams reached the round of 16 on the opening day of the ITA Texas Regional Championships on Friday in Fort Worth. The Longhorns won six of seven singles matches in straight sets in … Read More

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Three Longhorns advance at ITA Texas Regional Championship

Petra Granic, Dani Wagland and Neda Koprcina moved on to the singles round of 16 and Wagland and Granic advanced to the quarterfinals of the doubles draw at the ITA Texas Regional Championships on Friday in Waco. Wagland defeated Houston’s Sveva Mazzari in the singles draw 6-4, 6-0 and will play Texas Tech’s … Read More

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Yuya Ito eliminated in second round of Oracle ITA Masters

Texas freshman Yuya Ito fell in the second round of the Oracle ITA Masters to North Florida’s Jack Findel-Hawkins on Friday in Malibu, Calif. Ito, who was the top seed at the 32-player tournament, won the first set 7-5, then dropped the second set 6-2. Findel-Hawkins moved on to the … Read More

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Freshman advances at Oracle ITA Masters

Texas freshman tennis player Yuya Ito notched a straight-set victory Thursday to advance to the second round of the Oracle ITA Masters in Malibu, Calif. Ito defeated Kei Ezaka of Quinnipiac 6-4, 6-2 and will take on Jack Findel-Hawkins of North Florida on Friday. Ito was the top-seeded in the … Read More

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Texas freshman Sigsgaard falls in semifinals at ITA All-American Championships

Ohio State’s Hugo Di Feo defeated Texas freshman Christian Sigsgaard 7-6 (4), 6-0 in the semifinals of the ITA All-American Championships Sunday in Tulsa, Oklahoma. 33rd-ranked Di Feo will face 8th-ranked Petros Chrysochos of Wake Forest in the final on Monday. Sigsgaard broke Di Feo’s serve early in the first set and … Read More

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UT’s Christian Sigsgaard reaches semifinals at ITA All-American Championships

Texas freshman Christian Sigsgaard advanced to the semifinals of the ITA All-American Championships with a 6-3, 7-5 victory over 13th-ranked Florian Lakat of California in the quarterfinals on Saturday in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Sigsgaard moved on to the quarterfinals earlier Saturday by defeating Baylor’s Max Tchoutakian 6-3, 6-3 in the round … Read More

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Texas freshmen move on to third round at ITA All-American Championships

Texas freshmen Christian Sigsgaard and Yuya Ito advanced to the third round of the ITA All-American Championships with a pair of victories in the round of 32 on Friday in Tulsa, Okla. Sigsgaard rallied from a first-set loss to defeat Ohio State’s Herkko Pollanen 2-6, 6-3, 6-3. Sigsgaard has won … Read More

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Freshmen advance at ITA All-American Championships

Texas freshmen Yuya Ito and Christian Sigsgaard each came away victorious at the ITA All-American Championships on Thursday. Ito defeated No. 40 Alex Ghilea of Oklahoma 6-2, 7-6 (5) before Sigsgaard took down No. 12 Konrad Zieba of Northwestern 6-1, 6-4. “These two don’t play like freshmen,” said UT head … Read More

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Texas men qualify for main draw at ITA All-American Championships

Christian Sigsgaard and Yuya Ito, both freshman at UT, won twice on Tuesday to advance to the main singles draw at the ITA All-American Championships in Tulsa, Okla. Ito and sophomore Harrison Scott also advanced to the main doubles draw as they won in the qualifying round of 16. “Our … Read More

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Koprcina bows out at ITA All-American Championships

Neda Koprcina, a senior at Texas, won her first match of the day but fell in the qualifying singles round of 32 at the ITA All-American Championships in Pacific Palisades, Calif. on Tuesday. Koprcina defeated Anastasia Rentouli of Mississippi St. 6-3, 6-2 in the 64-player draw. In the round of … Read More

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Texas men’s tennis wins seven matches in qualifying round at ITA All-American Championships

The Texas men’s tennis team won five singles matches and two doubles matches in the qualifying round of the ITA All-American Championships on Monday in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The Longhorns won five of six singles matches and each player can advance to the main singles draw with a pair of wins in the second … Read More

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Freshman Bianca Turati reaches semifinals at USTA Pro Circuit

Texas freshman Bianca Turati defeated second-seeded Ana Vrljic to advance to the semifinals of the USTA Pro Circuit on Friday in Stillwater, Okla. Turati, playing as an amateur, won the first set against Vrljic 6-3 and held a 3-1 lead in the second set when Vrljic retired from the match. Read More

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Freshman Turati advances at USTA Pro Circuit event

Bianca Turati defeated Katie Swan of Great Britain 4-6, 6-1, 6-1 to advance to the women’s singles quarterfinals at the USTA Pro Circuit event in Stillwater, Okla. on Thursday. The UT freshman’s second win of the event came against the 451st ranked player in the latest WTA world rankings. Turati … Read More

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Bianca Turati advances at USTA Pro Circuit event

Bianca Turati, a UT freshman tennis player, defeated Viktoriya Lushkova of Oklahoma St. 6-2, 6-2  to advance to the second round of the USTA Pro Circuit event in Stillwater, Okla. on Wednesday. The freshman’s win over the No. 39 player sets up a matchup with Katie Swan of Great Britain … Read More

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Texas freshman Petra Granic wins singles title at Rice Invitational

Texas freshman Petra Granic claimed her first collegiate singles title with a three-set victory over Rice’s Savanna Durkin in the Flight 2A singles final Sunday at the Rice Invitational in Houston. Granic lost the first set 6-3 then won 6-4, 6-3 to win the eight-player draw. Texas junior Dani Wagland fell in … Read More

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Harrison scott claims singles title at Cajun Tennis Classic

Harrison Scott edged 15th ranked William Bushamuka of Kentucky in three-sets 6-7 (3), 7-6 (4), 6-2 to win the men’s singles title at the the John Breaux Cajun Tennis Classic Sunday in Lafayette, Louisiana. It was Scott’s first win against an opponent ranked higher than 45th and second career singles title. “I … Read More

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Longhorns Granic, Wagland advance to singles finals at Rice Invitational

Texas freshman Petra Granic and junior Dani Wagland notched three-set victories in the semifinals of the Rice Invitational to advance to their respective singles finals Saturday in Houston. Granic dropped the first set against Alabama’s Maddie Pothoff 3-6, then won a tiebreaker 7-6 (6) and blanked Pothoff 6-0 to move on to the … Read More