Christian Sigsgaard is tied for seventh on UT's list of all-time singles victories. [JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN]


Longhorns tennis players honored with Big 12 postseason awards

Posted May 2nd, 2019


Longhorns tennis players on both the men’s and women’s teams were honored Wednesday as the Big 12 doled out postseason awards.

Christian Sigsgaard was named Big 12 Co-Player of the Year while men’s interim head coach Bruce Berque earned the honor of Coach of the Year.

For the women, Bianca Turati, Anna Turati, Petra Granic and Katie Poluta each earned postseason honors.


The Turati sisters and Granic each took a spot on the All-Big 12 singles first team. Texas is the only team to have more than one player named to the first team.

Poluta shared an honor as co-champion of singles at the No. 6 spot. Anna Turati is the champion at No. 2 singles, and Granic is the champion at No. 3 singles.

The Turati twins are All-Big 12 in doubles.

Yuya Ito made the men’s first team in singles while Harrison Scott made the second team. Scott also joined Sigsgaard on the doubles first team.

The Longhorns tennis teams begin the NCAA Tournament this weekend.

2019 Texas Big 12 Postseason Awards

2019 Big 12 Women’s Tennis Postseason Awards (Texas athletes only)

All-Big 12 Singles First Team

Petra Granic, Anna Turati, Bianca Turati

All-Big 12 Doubles First Team

Anna Turati/Bianca Turati

Individual Champions

No. 2 Singles: Anna Turati (9-0)

No. 3 Singles: Petra Granic (8-1)

No. 6 Singles: Katie Poluta (6-0) – shared with Lana Rush, Texas Tech (6-2)

2019 Big 12 Men’s Tennis Postseason Awards (Texas athletes only)

Co-Player of the Year

Christian Sigsgaard

Coach of the Year

Bruce Berque

All-Big 12 Team

Christian Sigsgaard, Singles First Team

Yuya Ito, Singles First Team

Harrison Scott, Singles Second Team

Christian Sigsgaard/Harrison Scott, Doubles First Team

Individual Champions

Christian Sigsgaard, Co-No. 1 Singles

Yuya Ito, No. 2 SIngles

Leonardo Telles, Co-No. 3 Singles

Colin Markes, No. 5 Singles

Rodrigo Banzer, Co-No. 6 Singles

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