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 easily 6-0, 6-0 over Josefina Surraco of Argentina. As a result, the Texas senior will take on Kai-Chen Chang of Chinese Taipei in the round of 32 Wednesday.
Japan’s Ito won in straight sets as well, topping Daniel Valent of Switzerland 6-4, 6-4. Ito will play Hong Chung of Korea Wednesday.
Ito, seeded 30th, faces the fourth-seeded player while Wagland will take on the top-seeded player.