Men’s Tennis opens fall play at Lakes Tennis Invite – University of Texas Athletics – TexasSports.com

Frisco, Texas – Texas Men’s Tennis opened fall play by capturing four singles wins and a doubles victory in a round robin format tournament against Oklahoma and Texas Tech in Frisco on Friday.

In singles, sophomore Eliot Spizzirri picked up where he left off from last season with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Jonathan Sheehy of Oklahoma, while freshman Micah Braswell secured his first victory as a Longhorn with a 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 decision over Franco Ribero of Texas Tech. 

The Longhorns took two other singles wins over the Sooners with junior Chih Chi Huang defeating Alex Martinez, 7-5, 7-6 (6), and sophomore Jacob Bullard downing Justin Schlageter, 7-6 (7), 6-4.

Earlier, Braswell also earned a doubles win, pairing with sophomore Eshan Talluri for a win over Schlageter and Mason Beiler, 8-3.

The three-day event continues on Saturday with two rounds of doubles and one round of singles.

Lakes Tennis Invite Results

Texas
Singles

1. Eliot Spizzirri (UT) def. Jonathan Sheehy (OU), 6-3, 6-2
2. Micah Braswell (UT) def. Franco Ribero (TT), 6-4, 2-6, 6-3
3. Chih Chi Huang (UT) def. Alex Martinez (OU), 7-5, 7-6 (6)
4. Isaac Arevalo (TT) def. Evin McDonald (UT), 6-4, 6-4
5. Jacob Bullard (UT) def. Justin Schlageter (OU), 7-6 (7), 6-4
6. Connor Johnson (TT) def. Leighton Allen (UT), 7-6, 5-7, 1-0 (7)

Doubles
1. Reed Collier/Parker Wynn (TT) def. Eliot Spizzirri/Payton Holden (UT), 8-2
2. Max Stewart/Alex Martinez (OU) def. Jacob Bullard/Chih Chi Huang (UT), 8-3
3. Connor Johnson/Isaac Arevalo (TT) def. Cleeve Harper/Evin McDonald (UT), 8-6
4. Micah Braswell/Eshan Talluri (UT) def. Mason Belier/Justin Schlageter (OU), 8-3

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