Ladies’s Tennis claims eight wins on Sunday at Texas A&M Invitational – College of Texas Athletics

Women’s Tennis claims eight wins on Sunday at Texas A&M Invitational - University of Texas Athletics

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The College of Texas Ladies’s Tennis crew registered a complete of eight wins throughout Sunday’s ultimate day of the Texas A&M Invitational on the George P. Mitchell Tennis Middle. The trio of senior Fernanda Labraña, freshman Peyton Stearns and freshman Malaika Rapolu all recorded an ideal 3-0 mark in singles play over the three-day event.

The quintet of Labraña, Stearns, Rapolu, senior Marta Perez Mur and freshman Gabby Cusano every posted wins in doubles and singles on Sunday. Rapolu and Labraña each improved to 6-0 in singles this fall with their performances over the weekend in Faculty Station.

UT opened Sunday’s motion by sweeping three doubles matches towards pairs from Texas State. The duo of Stearns and Labraña teamed collectively for the primary time this fall and registered a 6-2 win towards Rishona Israel-Lewis and Hana Kvapilova. Perez Mur and Rapolu recorded a 7-6 (7-1) victory over Andrea Fuchs and Sofia Murcia-Rodriguez, and the freshman tandem of Cusano and Simran Kortikere accomplished the sweep with a 7-5 win towards Chacadyah Israel-Lewis and Nikita Pradeep.

The Longhorns concluded play on Sunday by profitable five-of-six singles matches towards people from Rice and Texas State. Stearns registered a 6-4, 6-2 victory towards Rice’s Linda Huang, whereas Rapolu posted a 6-1, 6-3 win over Michaela Haet of Rice. Labraña claimed a 7-5, 6-2 victory towards Rice’s Diae El Jardi, and Perez Mur added a 6-1, 6-2 win over Hana Kvapilova of Texas State. Cusano closed out the tourney with a 6-2, 7-5 victory towards Texas State’s Renata Gonzalez.

Along with the Longhorns, the Texas A&M Invitational featured people from LSU, Rice, Texas State, Texas Tech and host Texas A&M.

Texas returns to the courts on Oct. 23-24 (Friday-Saturday), when the Longhorns will compete on the H-E-B Baylor vs. Texas Shootout in Waco, Texas.

Texas Outcomes at Texas A&M Invitational (Sunday, Oct. 18)


Peyton Stearns/ Fernanda Labraña (UT) vs. Rishona Israel-Lewis/Hana Kvapilova (Texas State), 6-2

Marta Perez Mur/Malaika Rapolu (UT) def. Andrea Fuchs/Sofia Murcia-Rodriguez (Texas State), 7-6 (7-1)

Gabby Cusano/Simran Kortikere (UT) def. Chacadyah Israel-Lewis/Nikita Pradeep (Texas State), 7-5


Peyton Stearns (UT) de. Linda Huang (Rice), 6-4, 6-2

Malaika Rapolu (UT) def. Michaela Haet (Rice), 6-2, 6-2

Fernanda Labraña (UT) def. Diae El Jardi (Rice), 7-5, 6-2

Marta Perez Mur (UT) def. Hana Kvapilova (Texas State), 6-1, 6-2

Gabby Cusano (UT) def. Renata Gonzalez (Texas State), 6-2, 7-5

Andrea Fuchs (Texas State) def. Simran Kortikere (UT), 6-0, 6-3

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