No. 23 Men's Tennis preview: at SMU
Jan. 11, 2013
Texas at SMU
DALLAS, Texas - No. 23 Texas men's tennis will play its first dual match of the spring season on Saturday against SMU at the Dallas Country Club. First serve is scheduled for 1 p.m. Central.
Texas holds a 73-22-2 record against SMU since 1975. The Longhorns defeated the Mustangs 5-2 in Dallas last season and have not lost a dual match in the series since 2001.
Last week, UT opened the season at the Key Biscayne Invitational with a combined record of 21-12 in the quad with Denver, No. 24 LSU and No. 20 Michigan.
Texas returns all 10 players and added two newcomers from last season's team, which finished No. 27 in the ITA rankings. In the most-recent ITA Rankings (Jan. 4), the Longhorns have three ranked singles players (No. 31 Soren Hess-Olesen, No. 43 Daniel Whitehead, No. 98 Nick Naumann) and three ranked doubles teams (No. 13 Camillone / Holiner ; No. 40 Sitaram / Whitehead ; No. 41 Hilliard / Korinek).
No. 83 Arturs Kazijevs