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Texas women’s tennis team falls at Blue-Gray Classic

Posted February 24th, 2017

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The Texas women’s tennis team fell to the Denver Pioneers 4-3 at the Blue-Gray Tennis Classic in Montgomery, Ala. on Friday.

After winning the doubles point, Denver was able to take three singles contests to close out the match.

Bianca Turati took a singles win over No. 96 Bianca Mok, 6-2, 6-0. It was her second straight win over a ranked opponenet. Turati is currently ranked at No. 39 in ITA singles.

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Anna Turati defeated Gracia Mboko 6-0, 6-1 to give the Longhorns a second point. Katie Poluta was the last Longhorn to notch a win as she defeated Arisha Ladhani 6-0, 6-3.

Neda Koprcina, Dani Wagland and Petra Granic came up empty in their singles contests.

Following the defeat, the Longhorns began their second match of the day as they took on Tulane in doubles action.

Koprcina and Anna Turati earned the only doubles win, defeating Kyla Klier and Christina Sisti 6-0. Tulane took the point as they won the other two doubles matches.

The Longhorns will resume their match with Tulane on Saturday with singles contests.

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