Texas men's tennis player Yuya Ito. (Photo courtesy of Texas Athletics)

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Longhorns men’s tennis team sweeps UT-Arlington

Posted March 21st, 2017

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The Longhorns men’s tennis team swept the UT-Arlington Mavericks 7-0 Tuesday at the Caswell Tennis Center.

No. 8 Texas (17-4) won two doubles matches to earn the doubles point before winning six straight singles contests. The Longhorns didn’t drop a set in the competition.

Yuya Ito sealed the win with a 6-2, 6-4 victory over Guanarteme Nuez.

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George Goldhoff and Leonardo Telles defeated the 58th-ranked duo of Jhonathan Gonzalez and Mauricio Del Rio 6-1 to kick off the doubles competition.

Colin Markes and Ito sealed the doubles point with a 6-3 win over Mario Muniesa and Pablo Colvee.

Harrison Scott gave Texas a 2-0 lead when he defeated Muniesa 6-0, 6-4 before Christian Sigsgaard topped Gonzalez 6-4, 6-3.

After Ito sealed the win, Rodrigo Banzer defeated Colvee 6-3, 6-2.

Goldhoff added a singles win to his day when he defeated Daniel Armengol 6-4, 6-4.

Telles closed the competition with a 6-4, 7-5 win over Del Rio.

The Longhorns will have some extended time off until they face Oklahoma in their conference opener on March 31.

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