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Texas women’s tennis team adds Bojana Markovic

The Texas women’s tennis team added Bojana Markovic of Serbia to its team, head coach Howard Joffe announced in a press release on Tuesday. Markovic, who has been ranked as high as No. 794 in the WTA women’s singles rankings, was signed to an athletics scholarship agreement. She’ll join Texas … Read More

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Yuya Ito falls in round of 16 at NCAA Championships

After winning two matches and obtaining ITA All-America status, Texas men’s tennis player Yuya Ito fell in the round of 16 at the NCAA Championships to Chris Eubanks of Georgia Tech on Friday. Eubanks beat the UT freshman in straight sets 6-3, 6-0. Ito automatically became an All-American by taking … Read More

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Yuya Ito advances in singles draw of NCAA Championships

Yuya Ito won in three sets to advance to the third round of the singles draw at the NCAA Championships and secured All-America status in the process Thursday in Athens, Ga. Ito rallied to win after falling 2-6 in the first set with No. 10 Mike Redlicki of Arkansas. The … Read More

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Turati falls in singles competition at NCAA Championships

Bianca Turati, a Texas freshman tennis player, lost to No. 23 Josie Kuhlman of Florida 6-1, 6-0 in the singles round of 64 at the NCAA Championships in Athens, Ga. Wednesday night. “Tonight, Bianca was definitely at the mercy of a player who was at the very top of her … Read More

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Scott and Ito advance to second round of NCAA Championships

Two out of three Texas men’s tennis players advanced to the second round of the NCAA Championships singles draw on Wednesday in Athens, Ga. Harrison Scott, ranked 36th, defeated No. 90 Razvan Grigorescu of Omaha 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (4). No. 55 Yuya Ito advanced with a 6-3, 6-4 win over … Read More

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Longhorns men’s tennis falls short of NCAA final four

The No. 10 Texas Longhorns fell short of the NCAA final four in men’s tennis as they dropped their quarterfinal match with No. 2 Virginia 4-1 Saturday in Athens, Ga. Christian Sigsgaard took the only victory for Texas as he won in straight sets over Alexander Ritschard. The 7-5, 6-3 … Read More

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Texas men’s tennis advances to NCAA quarterfinals

The Texas men’s tennis team took a decisive 4-1 win over No. 7 Baylor to advance to the NCAA quarterfinals for the first time since 2014 Thursday in Athens, Ga. The Longhorns dropped the doubles point, but won four straight singles matches to roll past the Bears. Christian Sigsgaard defeated … Read More

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Longhorns women’s tennis bows out at NCAA Championships

After dropping the doubles point, the Longhorns won just three singles matches Saturday as they fell to No. 14 South Carolina 4-3 in the second round of the NCAA Championships in Columbia, S.C. Bianca Turati, Petra Granic and Anna Turati came away with singles victories, but it wasn’t enough. “With … Read More

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Texas men’s tennis rallies to advance at NCAA Championships

Tulane earned the doubles point, but Texas rallied for four singles wins to advance to the round of 16 in the NCAA Championships with a 4-3 victory Saturday at the Caswell Tennis Center. Rodrigo Banzer was down a set before he won a tiebreaker and went on to take a … Read More

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Longhorns men’s tennis cruises in first round of NCAA Championships

The No. 10 Longhorns men’s tennis team cruised to a 4-0 win over Presbyterian to open the NCAA Championships at the Caswell Tennis Center on Friday. Rodrigo Banzer’s 6-2, 6-1 win over Jaime Lopez clinched the match for Texas at sixth singles. “In singles, we were pretty sharp,” head coach … Read More

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Texas women’s tennis survives close call at NCAAs

The Texas women’s tennis team had to rally to defeat Wake Forest 4-3 Friday in the first round of the NCAA Championship in Columbia, S.C. Friday. The Longhorns lost the doubles point but picked up four singles wins to slip past the Demon Deacons. Bianca Turati topped Kimmy Guerin at … Read More

Texas’ Christian Sigsgaard has gone from Denmark to freshman tennis star

This all started on a tennis court in Spain. About 10 years ago. Back when Christian Sigsgaard loved soccer and tennis wasn’t even in the picture. But on a family vacation in Spain when Sigsgaard was 10 years old, there were no soccer fields where his family was staying. Only … Read More

Three-year journey without a home almost finished for Texas tennis

Imagine if the University of Texas took a wrecking ball to Royal-Memorial Stadium. And then UT officials asked football coach Tom Herman to play three seasons at House Park. Or, what if the school bulldozed the Erwin Center and sent the men’s and women’s basketball teams to play in the … Read More

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Texas women’s tennis falls at Big 12 Championships

Bad weather forced the action indoors Saturday as Texas Tech downed the Texas women’s tennis team 4-2 in the semifinals of the Big 12 Championships in Norman, Okla. The singles contests were played first, and the Red Raiders took four of the six matches to seal the win, so the … Read More

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Longhorns women’s tennis advances at Big 12 Championships

The Longhorns dropped the doubles point but won four singles matches Friday to defeat TCU in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Championships in Norman, Okla. Bianca Turati defeated Seda Arantekin in three sets to clinch the win. She dropped the first set 1-6 before taking two wins in a … Read More

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Texas men’s tennis falls at Big 12 Championships

The No. 9 Texas men’s tennis team was topped by 15th-ranked Oklahoma 4-3 at the Big 12 Championships in Norman on Thursday. Oklahoma won the doubles point with two doubles victories before taking three singles matches to seal the victory. “From our perspective we beat them up here without (OU’s) … Read More

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Longhorns men’s tennis team falls in top-10 matchup

The No. 7 Longhorns men’s tennis team had a rough top-10 matchup with No. 9 TCU, falling 4-1 Saturday in Fort Worth. The only win for Texas came from Rodrigo Banzer at fifth singles. He defeated Reese Stalder 6-2, 7-6 to make it 3-1 in favor of TCU. “TCU was … Read More

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Texas women’s tennis tops Kansas

The No. 25 Texas women’s tennis team fell in doubles but picked up four singles wins to defeat Kansas 4-1 at the Whitaker Courts on Friday. Dani Wagland sealed the match win with a 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 victory over Tatiana Nikolaeva at fifth singles. “More than any one thing I … Read More

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Texas men’s tennis tops Texas Tech

The No. 8 Texas men’s tennis team secured the doubles point and took three singles victories to top Texas Tech 4-1 on Saturday at the Caswell Tennis Center. Harrison Scott, ranked 48th, bested No. 33 Jolan Cailleau 6-3, 1-6, 6-2 to close out the match at first singles. Colin Markes … Read More

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Texas women’s tennis falls in Waco

Baylor won the doubles point and took three singles victories to defeat the Texas women’s tennis team 4-2 in Waco on Wednesday night. The No. 24 Longhorns got singles wins from Neda Koprcina and Anna Turati, but it wasn’t enough to overcome the 15th-ranked Bears. Blair Shankle, ranked fifth, needed … Read More