Texas tennis player Bianca Turati. (TEXAS ATHLETICS)


Bianca Turati advances at ITA National Fall Championships

Posted November 1st, 2017


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 solid victory against a tremendous competitor and player from Auburn,” UT assistant coach Taylor Fogleman said.


Petra Granic was unable to get past Alle Sanford of North Carolina. The Texas sophomore fell 6-4, 4-6, 6-3.

Dani Wagland and Marta Perez-Mur fell to Karla Popovic and Olivia Hauger of California 6-3, 6-3 in doubles competition. The Texas duo will continue playing in the consolation draw.