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


Texas women’s tennis opens ITA Indoor Championships with sweep

Posted February 9th, 2019


The sixth-ranked Texas women’s tennis squad swept No. 12 Northwestern 4-0 to open the ITA National Team Indoor Championships in Seattle, Wash. Friday.

The victory sets up a match with No. 1 Stanford Saturday at 10:30 p.m. in the quarterfinals.

The Longhorns won three of the four singles victories in straight sets, not needing doubles competition to clinch the match against Northwestern.


Fernanda Labraña clinched the win for Texas with a 7-5, 1-6, 6-4 win over Caroline Pozo.

Bojana Markovic topped Lee Or 6-3, 6-0 to give the Longhorns their first win.

Bianca Turati defeated No. 59 Clarissa Hand 6-1, 6-4 to make it 2-0.

Anna Turati pulled the Longhorns to within a win of clinching the match as she defeated Julie Byrne 6-3, 7-5.

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