Bianca Turati, seen here in previous action, is a Texas senior All-American tennis player. [Photo by Texas Athletics]

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Bianca Turati falls in quarterfinals at ITF event

Posted September 20th, 2018

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Bianca Turati lost in straight sets to touring pro Robin Anderson 6-3, 6-1 in the quarterfinals at the International Tennis Federation pro circuit event at McLeod Tennis Center in Lubbock Thursday.

Anderson, ranked 308th in the WTA world singles ranking, will face Emina Bektas in the semifinals on Friday.

Turati, ranked No. 1 in the Oracle/ITA preseason national collegiate rankings, survived a three-hour match against Tara Moore in the round of 32 to win 7-6 (7-2), 6-7 (5-7), 6-4, and defeated Jennifer Elie 6-3, 6-2 to advance to the quarterfinals.

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