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UT’s Christian Sigsgaard reaches semifinals at ITA All-American Championships

Posted October 8th, 2016

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Texas freshman Christian Sigsgaard advanced to the semifinals of the ITA All-American Championships with a 6-3, 7-5 victory over 13th-ranked Florian Lakat of California in the quarterfinals on Saturday in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Sigsgaard moved on to the quarterfinals earlier Saturday by defeating Baylor’s Max Tchoutakian 6-3, 6-3 in the round of 16.

Sigsgarrd rallied from a 5-4 deficit in the second set against Lakat to reach the semis. He will face Ohio State’s Hugo Di Feo on Sunday.

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Texas freshman Yuya Ito fell in the round of 16 to Florida’s Alfredo Perez 7-6 (6), 1-6, 6-0. Ito went 5-1 in singles play at the tournament.

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