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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

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Longhorns fall to rival Oklahoma in Big 12 championships

Nitya Duran April 29, 2013

The Longhorns traveled to Norman, Okla. for the Big 12 Championships this past weekend, where they suffered a crushing defeat in the semifinal round against No.14 ranked Oklahoma. Texas began the conference...

Men’s tennis hosts Red Raiders

Nitya Duran April 19, 2013

Texas will play host again this weekend as it continues conference play in preparation for the Big 12 Championships. Texas Tech will face the Longhorns at the Penick-Allison Tennis Center on Sunday.  Texas...

Longhorns fall to Bears in landslide defeat

Nitya Duran April 18, 2013

No. 19 Texas fell to No. 15 Baylor, 6-1, on Wednesday as it was unable to rally from behind like it did against TCU last weekend. The Longhorns dropped the doubles point (8-5, 9-8(6), 8-6) for the third...

No. 19 Texas hosts No. 15 Baylor in conference match-up

Nitya Duran April 17, 2013

No. 19 Texas will host No. 15 Baylor on Wednesday as it continues conference play in preparation for the Big 12 Championships on April 26. Baylor has been on fire, with a 3-0 conference record, thrashing...

Men’s Tennis outlasts TCU in a thriller

Nitya Duran April 16, 2013

Texas traveled to Fort Worth this past Saturday to take on the TCU Horned Frogs. The Longhorns found themselves in a hole early after losing the doubles point and a quick singles match, but they rallied...

Men’s tennis travel to Fort Worth

Nitya Duran April 12, 2013

The Longhorns, with a 1-1 conference record, continue Big 12 play this Saturday as the travel to Fort Worth to take on the Horned Frogs of TCU as part of their five-match Big 12 schedule. TCU has the...

Longhorns bounce back from loss to dominate Abilene Christian and Rice

Nitya Duran March 25, 2013

Texas bounced back from its woes of losing to top-ranked Virginia with a strong showcase against Abilene Christian and Rice. The Longhorns played host Saturday at the Penick-Allison Tennis Center as they...

Texas hosts Penn State and Michigan, hopes to avenge recent losses

Nitya Duran March 7, 2013

No. 21 Texas opens a three-week homestand today as it hosts both Penn State and Michigan this weekend. The Longhorns were recently upset by No. 44 Florida State (5-2) this past weekend before defeating...

Men’s tennis picks up pair of victories in home opener

Nitya Duran February 22, 2013

The Longhorns finally regained their poise as they bounced back from a three-match losing streak on Thursday by collecting a pair of wins in their first contests at home this season. Texas looked like...

Longhorns host UTA and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

Nitya Duran February 21, 2013

The Longhorns resume play Thursday as they host the University of Texas at Arlington and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at the Penick-Allison Tennis Center. This will be the first time the Longhorns have...

Men’s tennis falls twice to two California opponents

Nitya Duran February 4, 2013

The men’s tennis team traveled to California this weekend to take on No. 2 USC and No. 7 Pepperdine. Texas began the weekend with high hopes as David Holiner and Daniel Whitehead took an easy...

Men’s tennis heads to California

Nitya Duran February 1, 2013

The Longhorns (4-1) travel to California this weekend looking to bounce back from their narrow defeat at the hands of the Kentucky Wildcats last weekend during the ITA Kick-off Regional Final in Lexington,...

No. 17 Texas comes out of the weekend with a win and a loss in Kentucky

Nitya Duran January 28, 2013

The Longhorns traveled to Lexington, Ky. this past weekend to compete in the ITA Kick-Off Weekend. No. 17 Texas began play Friday as it matched up against No. 40 South Carolina, both of whom were undefeated...

Men’s tennis team heads to Kentucky for ITA Kick-Off Weekend

Nitya Duran January 25, 2013

This weekend the Longhorns travel to Lexington, Ky., to participate in the ITA Kick-Off Weekend event. Texas will play against South Carolina while Kentucky faces off against Michigan State on Friday.  A...

Horns score victories in Oklahoma tournament

Nitya Duran January 22, 2013

The Longhorns traveled to Tulsa, Okla., this past weekend and secured impressive victories over two Top 25 teams in No. 25 Washington and No. 17 Tulsa. The Longhorns improved to 3-0 on the season with...

Men’s Tennis Weekend Preview

Nitya Duran January 18, 2013

Texas started the season with an impressive come-from-behind win in Dallas last weekend, defeating Southern Methodist University 5-2. After losing their first doubles match, the Longhorns bounced back...

Longhorns finish fall season

Nitya Duran November 12, 2012

This past week marked the end of the fall season for tennis as the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships took place in Flushing, N.Y. Senior Longhorn Daniel Whitehead fell in the first...

Late entry can’t stop Holiner and Camillone

Nitya Duran November 9, 2012

Play began Thursday in Flushing, N.Y., as the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships got under way at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Senior Daniel Whitehead represented the...

Whitehead first Longhorn to reach tennis nationals since 2009

Nitya Duran November 8, 2012

Senior No. 46 Texas player Daniel Whitehead will travel to Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (the same site of the U.S. Open earlier this year) in Flushing, N.Y. today through Sunday for the 2012...

Texas finishes fall tournament play at UT Invitational

Nitya Duran November 5, 2012

The Texas Longhorns men’s tennis team wrapped up its fall season as it hosted the UT Invitational this past weekend. This marked the last team tournament that the Longhorns will participate in until...


Whitehead finally reaches coveted Nationals in New York

Nitya Duran November 2, 2012

Senior Daniel Whitehead won the USTA/ITA Texas Regional singles draw Oct. 23 to advance to the USTA/ITA National Intercollegiate Championships. “I’m feeling good. Every year...

Texas hosts UT invitational

Nitya Duran November 2, 2012

The Texas Longhorns kicked off the UT Invitational on Friday at the Penick-Allison Tennis Center. The tournament invites seven other teams to compete in both singles and doubles draws. The Longhorns...

Longhorns start strong in Texas Regional Championships

Nitya Duran October 22, 2012

The Texas men’s tennis team played in Fort Worth at the Texas Regional Championships this past weekend and set the tone early. Seven Longhorns advanced out of the singles main draw into the second...

Longhorns start strong in Texas Regional Championships

Nitya Duran October 22, 2012

The Texas men’s tennis team played in Fort Worth at the Texas Regional Championships this past weekend and set the tone early. Seven Longhorns advanced out of the singles main draw into the second...

Longhorns head to Fort Worth for redemption

Nitya Duran October 19, 2012

The Longhorns are looking to bounce back from their outing at the ITA All-American Championships in Tulsa a few weeks ago. Several Longhorns dropped early in the first few rounds, and the outcome looked...

Texas Tennis ends early in Tulsa

Nitya Duran October 8, 2012

The Longhorns ended what seemed like a promising run in the singles and doubles main draw rounds of the ITA Championships in Tulsa last weekend. Sophomore Soren Hess-Olesen, seniors Daniel Whitehead and...

Texas moves up in Tulsa tournament

Nitya Duran October 4, 2012

The Longhorns continued their play in the ITA Championships on Wednesday in Tulsa as they competed in the second round of the doubles qualifying round, this time with much better results. Daniel Whitehead...

UT men’s tennis team off to rough start in the ITA All-American Championships

Nitya Duran October 1, 2012

The Longhorns are off to a bad start at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-American Championships. Texas senior Ben Chen along with sophomores Jacoby Lewis and Joey Swaysland were all eliminated...


Texas prepares for first major tournament of the season

Nitya Duran September 28, 2012

This weekend is the start of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Men’s All-American Championships in Tulsa, OK. The event will last a little more than a week and starts Sept. 29 with pre-qualifying...


Astros continue rebuilding process

Nitya Duran September 5, 2012

The Houston Astros are on track to turn in its second straight 100-loss season. They have not had a winning season since 2008. They are clearly in a rebuilding phase, but how long will it take for them...

Four Longhorns to watch this year

Nitya Duran August 6, 2012

The fall semester is less than a month away, and with it comes a new college athletic season. Here is a list of four Texas players that are somewhat under the radar and are primed for breakout. Be sure...

Newcomers TCU and WVU add strength to Big 12

Nitya Duran July 23, 2012

The Big 12 was happy to announce the addition of Texas Christian and West Virginia to the conference on July 1. Two spots became available after the departure of Missouri and Texas A&M from the conference...


Texas Quidditch members travel to Oxford for IQA Summer Games

Nitya Duran July 2, 2012

Although it will not be a recognized sporting event associated with the Olympics, there will in fact be an international Quidditch tournament, the International Quidditch Association Summer Games, in which...

Miami wins 2nd title, puts end to James’ critics

Nitya Duran June 25, 2012

The Miami Heat organization now has two championship banners hanging in American Airlines Arena, and more importantly, LeBron James has finally won what he has coveted all these years — a championship...


Tower lights up for Men’s Golf Championship

Nitya Duran June 11, 2012

Players, coaches, family, friends and fans alike gathered in front of Littlefield Fountain Saturday night to light the tower orange in commemoration of the men’s golf team winning the NCAA Men’s...

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