Texas' Yuya Ito, seen in a previous match, earned the honor of Big 12 player of the week for a record seventh time. [Rodolfo Gonzalez/for Statesman]


Ito advances to final of ITA All-American Championships

Posted October 12th, 2019


Yuya Ito won again at the ITA All-American Championships, advancing to the singles final in Tulsa, Okla. on Saturday.

Ito defeated Alex Rotsaert 6-3, 6-4 and will face Sam Riffice of Florida Sunday night.

The final starts at 7 p.m., with ESPNU televising the event.


The last time the two faced each other was in the semifinals of the NCAA Championship last season. Ito beat Riffice 6-2, 6-2 to help the Longhorns advance and eventually win the NCAA title.

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