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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

Texas softball team loses for first time this fall

The Texas softball team dropped to 6-1 during the fall season as they fell in a close one to the Scrap Yard Dawgs Texas Pros 2-0 on Friday at McCombs Field. Brooke Bolinger started for the Longhorns as eight total pitchers combined to allow eight hits. Bolinger allowed one hit … Read More

Texas men’s doubles team advances at ITA National Fall Championships

The Texas men’s doubles tandem of Leonardo Telles and Rodrigo Banzer upset the top seed in doubles competition at the ITA National Fall Championships in Indian Wells, Calif. Friday. Telles and Banzer topped Johannes Ingildsen and Alfredo Perez of Florida 6-2, 6-1. It was a convincing win by the eighth-seeded … Read More

Turati upsets No. 2 player while advancing at ITA National Fall Championships

Bianca Turati continued her run at the ITA National Fall Championships Friday with two wins to advance to the semifinals. The Texas sophomore defeated second-ranked Gabriela Talaba of Texas Tech 6-2, 6-3 in the quarterfinals. Turati made it two wins against No. 1 and No. 2 in back-to-back days. She … Read More

Texas duo moves on at ITA National Fall Championships

Rodrigo Banzer and Leonardo Telles didn’t need to extend much effort as they advanced to the quarterfinals of the ITA National Fall Championships in Indian Wells, Calif. Thursday. The Longhorns defeated Alexis Galarneau and Michael Ogden via walkover due to an illness. Banzer and Telles will face either Florida or … Read More

Bianca Turati defeats nation’s top-ranked player at ITA National Fall Championships

Bianca Turati upset Ena Shibahara, the nation’s preseason No. 1 tennis player, on the way to advancing to the round of 16 at the ITA National Fall Championships in Indian Wells, Calif. Thursday. Turanti, ranked 24th, defeated UCLA’s fourth-seeded Shibahara 7-6 (4), 6-2 in the singles draw round of 32. Read More

UT men’s tennis players qualify for second round at ITA National Fall Championships

The UT men’s tennis team had three players advance at the ITA National Fall Championships in Indian Wells, Calif. Wednesday. Harrison Scott was the only Longhorn to qualify for the second round of the singles draw. He came back to defeat Jack Molloy of California 3-6, 6-4, 6-2. Scott will … Read More

Bianca Turati advances at ITA National Fall Championships

Texas women’s tennis player Bianca Turati advanced to the round of 32 of the ITA National Fall Championships in Indian Wells, Calif. Wednesday. Turati defeated Taylor Russo of Auburn 6-4, 6-1. She’ll face fourth-seeded Ena Shibahara of UCLA Thursday in the second round. “Bianca Turati came through with a very … Read More