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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


Malaika Rapolu leads Texas Tennis to 7-0 victory Thursday

Sam Starr March 5, 2021

Freshman Malaika Rapolu has proven herself both on and off the tennis court since stepping foot on campus at The University of Texas at Austin.  Through Rapolu’s laser focus Thursday, the...


Texas returns to action with win over Tulane after 10-day layover in Illinois

Ross Fisher February 28, 2021

After being forced to stay in Champaign, Illinois for 10 days during the snowstorm, the No. 6 Texas men’s tennis team finally returned to action in New Orleans to face Tulane on Saturday. Following...

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No. 2 Texas women’s tennis secures clean 4-0 win over No. 18 UCF

Sam Starr February 27, 2021

The Longhorns seemed unfazed by last week’s winter freeze and subsequent postponements as they dominated the University of Central Florida Knights this Saturday with a 4-0 victory at the Weller Tennis...


Texas men’s tennis upsets No. 1 USC in thrilling comeback, ultimately falls short

Ross Fisher February 15, 2021

From dropping a match to a Big 12 rival to beating the No.1-ranked team in the nation, No. 5 Texas men’s tennis experienced spectacular highs and crushing lows this weekend at the ITA Team Indoor...


Texas tennis falls just short in Indoor Championships final, finish second after heartbreaking midnight loss to North Carolina

Nathan Han February 12, 2021

Editor's Note: This story first appeared in The Daily Texan's February 9 print edition. Texas women’s tennis seemed poised to make program history late Sunday night at the ITA National...


Men’s tennis fights inexperience through early season

Nathan Han February 8, 2021

Editor's Note: This story first appeared in The Daily Texan's February 2 print edition. Heading into the 2020-21 season, the loss of two of the best players in college tennis lingered over...

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Family ties bring freshman women’s tennis recruit to Texas

Vicente Montalvo December 4, 2020

Peyton Stearns was one of the most sought-after tennis recruits during the 2020 recruiting cycle, but family ties to the University helped lead her to Texas. The freshman hails from Mason, Ohio, but...

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Texas welcomes home Payton Holden for his senior tennis season

Yazmin Dominguez November 27, 2020

Payton Holden spent four years in New Jersey making his mark in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association as one of the highest-ranked doubles competitors, and now he’s returned home to Texas.  The...


Bruce Berque rebrands Texas men’s tennis as national champion after college admissions scandal

Yazmin Dominguez November 10, 2020

The Texas men’s tennis program was at a standstill in March 2019 when UT terminated 18-year head coach Michael Center because of his ties to the 2019 college admissions scandal. Center was sentenced...

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Texas men’s tennis finishes fall season strong at Big 6 Fall Invitational

Yazmin Dominguez November 9, 2020

The Texas men’s tennis team wrapped up its fall tournament play this weekend at the Big 6 Fall Invitational in North Richland Hills, Texas.  The Longhorns finished the tournament with 15...

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Texas tennis senior duo talks leading team with friendship

Vicente Montalvo October 27, 2020

Fernanda Labraña and Marta Perez Mur can attribute their success on the tennis court to hard work, commitment and the enduring friendship they’ve developed over the years. Through two tournaments,...


Texas men’s tennis struggle in singles at ITA Regional Championship

Yazmin Dominguez October 26, 2020

The Texas men’s tennis team traveled to Waco this weekend for the ITA Texas Regional Championship. The Longhorns won eight doubles matches and 12 singles matches over various brackets, including...