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 Rodrigo Banzer each started the day with singles victories in straight sets. Mee defeated Maxwell Freeman of Vanderbilt 6-3, 7-5, and Banzer took a 6-4, 6-4 win over Carlo Donato of Virginia Tech.
Johnny Goodwin also took a straight-sets victory before Adrian Ortiz needed three sets to top Chase Bernstine of Virginia Tech. Goodwin topped Ryan Kros of Virginia Tech 6-2, 6-3. Ortiz bested Bernstine 6-2, 1-6, 6-4.
Sophomore All-American Yuya Ito trailed by a set before defeating Panu Virtanen 2-6, 6-3, 6-3.
Banzer and Leo Telles teamed up in doubles to take an 8-6 win over the duo from Virginia Tech.
Ito and Harrison Scott defeated a Vanderbilt team 8-6.
Mee and Colin Markes beat a duo from Virginia Tech 8-3.
Christian Sigsgaard and Ortiz took the final doubles match 8-5 over No. 36 Lachlan McPhee and Billy Rowe of Vanderbilt.
Action continues at the Longhorn Invitational on Saturday and concludes Sunday.
Yuya Ito (UT) def. Panu Virtanen (Vanderbilt), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 (court 1)
No. 68 Mitch Harper (Virginia Tech) def. No. 37 Leonardo Telles (UT), 6-0, 6-3 (court 2)
No. 52 John Mee (UT) def. Maxwell Freeman (Vanderbilt), 6-3, 7-5 (court 3)
No. 98 Rodrigo Banzer (UT) def. Carlo Donato (Virginia Tech), 6-4, 6-4 (court 4)
Tate Allwardt (Vanderbilt) def. Colin Markes (UT), 6-4, 6-3 (court 5)
Johnny Goodwin (UT) def. Ryan Kros (Virginia Tech), 6-2, 6-3 (court 6)
Abraham Asaba (VT) def. Adam Sraberg (VU), 6-3, 6-4 (court 6)
Adrian Ortiz (UT) def. Chase Bernstine (VT), 6-2, 1-6, 6-4 (court 2)
George Cartledge (VT) def. Vikram Chari (VU), 6-2, 6-4 (court 5)
No. 50 Daniel Valent (VU) def. No. 27 Harrison Scott (UT) (court 1), 6-3, 5-7, 7-5
Billy Rowe (VU) def. Jason Kros (VT), 6-3, 7-6 (3)
Lachlan McPhee (VT) def. Johnny Goodwin (UT), 6-4, 1-6, 6-3
Alex Ross (VU) def. Feliksas Sakalauskas (VT), 7-6, 6-4
Baker Newman (VU) def. Alexandre Ribeiro (VT), 5-7, 6-4, 6-4
George Harwell (VU) def. Henrick Korsgaard (VT), 6-3, 6-1
No. 5 Rodrigo Banzer/Leonardo Telles (UT) def. Mitch Harper/Alexandre Ribeiro (VT), 8-6
Panu Virtanen/Baker Newman (VU) def. Jason Kros/Ryan Kros (VT) (court 1), 8-3
No. 23 Yuya Ito/Harrison Scott (UT) def. Daniel Valent/George Harwell (VU), 8-6 (court 4)
Maxwell Freeman/Tate Allwardt (VU) def. Carlo Donato/Henrik Korsgaard (VT), 8-3 (court 3)
John Mee/Colin Markes (UT) def. Chase Bernstine/Abraham Asaba (VT) (court 6), 8-3
George Cartledge/Feliksas Sakalauskas (VT) def. Adam Sraberg/Alex Ross (VU), 8-3 (court 5)
Christian Sigsgaard/Adrian Ortiz (UT) def. No. 36 Lachlan McPhee/Billy Rowe (VU) (court 2), 8-5