Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Texas tennis star Spizzirri’s dream month ends with legendary matchup at US Open

Texas tennis star Spizzirri’s dream month ends with legendary matchup at US Open

Ross Fisher, Sports Reporter October 6, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the September 24 flipbook. Texas tennis sensation Eliot Spizzirri went from packing his bags to head back to the Forty Acres, to unpacking his bags...

Meet Texas’ 2021-22 women’s tennis team: professional experience, international experience, a national championship under its belt

Meet Texas’ 2021-22 women’s tennis team: professional experience, international experience, a national championship under its belt

Shezan Samanani, Sports Reporter October 6, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the September 17 flipbook. The Texas women’s tennis team is coming off of its best season in history. After being crowned the Big 12 and NCAA...

Mens tennis team competes at the ITA All-American Championships this weekend

Men’s tennis team competes at the ITA All-American Championships this weekend

Nikhil Guddati, Sports Reporter October 1, 2021

During the summer, Eliot Spizzirri played at the United States Open against one of the best players the world has to offer. Now, the sophomore is back on campus and ready to take on the best of the best...

What to watch this week in Texas sports: soccer, football begins conference play, 2 rivals meet at Jerry World

What to watch this week in Texas sports: soccer, football begins conference play, 2 rivals meet at Jerry World

Nick Hargroue, Sports Reporter September 23, 2021

The upcoming slate of games for Longhorn athletics and college sports as a whole is full of intriguing, must-see matchups. Here are the ones UT students should look forward to watching the most: Saturday,...

Labraña comes out on top at Furman Invitational

Labraña comes out on top at Furman Invitational

Shezan Samanani, Sports Reporter September 20, 2021

Senior Fernanda Labraña claimed the Flight 5 singles title at the 34th annual Debbie Southern Furman Fall Classic. The Texas women’s tennis team sent six Longhorns to compete in the tournament in Greenville,...

Men’s Tennis kicks off season with seven wins at San Francisco tournament

Men’s Tennis kicks off season with seven wins at San Francisco tournament

Nikhil Guddati, Sports Reporter September 20, 2021

Graduate transfer Richard Ciamarra started his Longhorn career off strong as the Texas men’s tennis team began its 2021 season in San Francisco, California, at the Battle of the Bay Classic. Over...

Meet the 2021-22 Texas men’s tennis team: Same lineup, now with NCAA tournament and US Open experience

Meet the 2021-22 Texas men’s tennis team: Same lineup, now with NCAA tournament and US Open experience

Ross Fisher, Sports Reporter September 13, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the September 8 flipbook.  Last season, a freshmen and sophomore-laden Texas men’s tennis team exceeded all expectations, beating top-ranked...

Eliot Spizzirri awarded wild card spot for U.S. Open Qualifying after dominant pro tennis summer

Eliot Spizzirri awarded wild card spot for U.S. Open Qualifying after dominant pro tennis summer

Ross Fisher August 25, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the August 23 flipbook. Like many other 19-year-old University of Texas students, tennis sophomore Eliot Spizzirri was busy building his professional...

Learning a valuable lesson: How the Texas women’s tennis freshmen propelled the program to a national championship

Learning a valuable lesson: How the Texas women’s tennis freshmen propelled the program to a national championship

Nathan Han, Sports Reporter July 2, 2021

In 2019, Longhorn head coach Howard Joffe knew his incoming class of 2020 recruits could make or break the future of the Texas women’s tennis program.  Anna and Bianca Turati, part of his first key...

No. 4 Texas men’s tennis loses out in semifinals to No. 1 Florida, reflects on run

No. 4 Texas men’s tennis loses out in semifinals to No. 1 Florida, reflects on run

Ross Fisher May 22, 2021

With Texas men’s tennis’ flair for the dramatic, head coach Bruce Berque woke up Friday believing his team could do the unlikely and knock off Florida, the No. 1-ranked team in the country. Not to...

More May Madness: Texas men’s tennis wins 4-3 again, advances to Final Four

More May Madness: Texas men’s tennis wins 4-3 again, advances to Final Four

Ross Fisher May 20, 2021

Back in February at the ITA Indoor Championship, Cleeve Harper clinched Texas’s win over then-ranked No. 1 USC. But on Thursday, with his third set tied at 5-5 and a trip to the Final Four on the line,...

May Madness: No. 4 Texas men’s tennis comes back to beat No. 13 South Carolina, advances to Elite 8

May Madness: No. 4 Texas men’s tennis comes back to beat No. 13 South Carolina, advances to Elite 8

Ross Fisher May 18, 2021

The No. 4-ranked Texas men’s tennis team found itself down 3-0 against No.13 South Carolina on Monday afternoon as the end of the season loomed ever nearer. For most teams, a 3-0 deficit to a team of...