A zip tie holds the fence to a pole at the Whitaker tennis facility which the University of Texas tennis teams are using while new facilities are being built on Thursday, May 4, 2017. DEBORAH CANNON / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

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Texas junior tennis player advances at Oracle ITA Masters

Posted September 21st, 2017

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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.

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Scott teamed up with Lily Miyazaki of Oklahoma to take a mixed doubles victory at the competition as well.

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