Texas senior Yuya Ito is fifth all-time in singles victories at Texas with 110. [Photo by Texas Athletics]

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UT men’s tennis team hammers Tulsa 6-1

Ito rises to fifth all-time in singles wins at UT.

Posted March 8th, 2020

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Story highlights
  • Sigsgaard ties for 10th in same catergory.
  • Texas takes doubles point and breezes in singles.
  • Late match against Rice is part of doubleheader.
The third-ranked Texas men’s tennis team cruised to a 6-1 victory over Tulsa in the opening match of a doubleheader Sunday at the Texas Tennis Center. UT faced Rice in the late match.

Texas secured the doubles point as senior Christian Sigsgaard and freshman Siem Woldeab took a 6-1 win over the Golden Hurricane’s Juan Pablo Cenoz and Stefan Hampe, and sophomore Chih Chi Huang and senior Yuya Ito topped Daniel Siddall and Ezequiel Santalla 6-3.

Sigsgaard, Woldeab, Ito, Eliot Spizzirri and Evin McDonald all won in singles for UT.

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Ito, ranked second in the nation, swept No. 61 Kody Pearson 6-2, 6-4. That put him in sole possession of fifth place in career singles wins at Texas with 110.

Sigsgaard, ranked sixth, overcame Stefan Hampe 7-6 (5), 6-3. That tied him for 10th all-time at 104 singles wins.

Woldeab, ranked 44th, held off Connor Di Marco 6-4, 7-5; Spizzirri polished off Jarod Hing 6-3, 6-3; and McDonald edged Juan Pablo Cenoz 4-6, 6-1, 6-4.

UT will return to action at noon Saturday against ninth-ranked Columbia at the Texas Tennis Center.

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