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UT’s Granic, Wagland reach semifinals at Rice Invitational

Posted September 23rd, 2016

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Texas freshman Petra Granic and junior Dani Wagland advanced to the semifinals of their singles draw brackets at the Rice Invitational Friday in Houston.

Granic won her first collegiate match in the flight 2A quarterfinals against UT-Arlington’s Jessica Birowski 3-6, 6-3, 6-2.

Wagland outlasted McNeese State’s Giovanna Fioretti 7-6, 7-6 in the flight 1B quarterfinals to advance to the semis.

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Texas went 2-3 in singles play and lost two doubles matches on Friday.

The semifinals will be on Saturday and the finals will be held on Sunday.

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