The inaugural matches at the new Texas Tennis Center were held January 19-21, 2018. [RALPH BARRERA / AMERICAN-STATESMAN]


Fernanda Labraña advances to Texas Invitational final

Posted November 2nd, 2019


Fernanda Labraña picked up another victory Saturday to advance to the singles championship at the Texas Invitational hosted by the Texas Tennis Center.

Labraña defeated Jessica Anzo of Texas A&M 6-3, 6-4 to compete in the finals of the Burnt Orange bracket. She’ll face Daevenia Achong of Miami on Sunday at 9 a.m.

Labraña also competed in doubles with Marta Perez Mur. The Texas duo faced Jackie Nylander and Isabella Tcherkes Zade of SMU and came away with a 6-3 victory.


The pair also topped Sarai Monarrez Yesaki and Claudia Bartolome of SMU 7-5.

Tijana Spasojevic also claimed a singles win over Zade in an additional match. The Longhorn won 6-4, 7-6 (7-2).

Players from Miami, Rice, SMU, Tennessee and Texas A&M joined the Longhorns at the event which features one 12-team doubles bracket, one 16-player singles draw and one 9-player singles draw.

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