Siem Woldeab’s impact on Texas men’s tennis team

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AUSTIN, Texas - Today, for the eighth year in a row, No. 4 Men's Tennis advanced to the NCAA Tournament Second Round by sweeping Northern Arizona 4-0 at the Texas Tennis Center.

No. 11 doubles partners Eliot Spizzirri and Siem Woldeab won first 6-3 over Straker-Meads and Tumosa. No. 75 Woldeab would go on to win 6-2, 4-3, unf over Dominik Buzonics.

The 21-5 Longhorns move to the second round to battle Northwestern on Sunday at 12 p.m. CT. The winner then travels to Orlando for Round of 16.

This week, Coach Bruce Berque and Eliot Spizzirri shared their thoughts on Siem Woldeab. Coach Berque commented, " Siem goes, so goes our team." Woldeab's doubles partner and roommate shares how they help each other be better tennis players.

Watch and listen with BONUS courtside photos of Woldeab in his element.

Terry Middleton

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