Anna and Bianca Turati (seen in previous action) won their singles and doubles matches Saturday against Iowa State. [Texas Athletics file photo]

BEVO BEAT Tennis

Texas women’s tennis cruises to Big 12 championship final

Posted April 28th, 2018

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The Texas women’s tennis team defeated Baylor 4-1 in the Big 12 championship semifinals at the Texas Tennis Center on Saturday.

Anna Turati sealed the match with a 6-4, 6-0 win over Camilla Abbate. The win makes it 16 straight for the women this season.

Texas will take on Texas Tech Sunday at 1 p.m. for the championship. The last time the two squads met, Texas won 4-2 in Lubbock.

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The Longhorns won the doubles point and dropped just one singles match on the way to the win Saturday.

Petra Granic and Bojana Markovic won 6-3 before Turati and her twin sister, Bianca, teamed up to win 6-4.

Granic and Dani Wagland each won in straight sets for Texas. Granic defeated Jessica Hinojosa 6-0, 6-1 while Wagland won 6-4, 6-4 over Angie Shakhraichuk.

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