November 3, 2006 - by
Abougzir, Aubone and Bailey Advance into Quarterfinals of Seminole Invitational

Nov. 3, 2006

Tallahassee, Fla. – Senior Ytai Abougzir (Boca Raton, Fla.), freshman Jean Yves Aubone (Miami, Fla.) and sophomore Andrew Bailey (Tallahassee, Fla.) advanced into the quarterfinals for Florida State in singles at the Seminole Invitational. Abougzir and Aboune advanced in the singles A Division while Bailey advanced in the singles B Division. All three will be back action Saturday morning starting at 9:30 a.m. so FSU fans will have the opportunity to catch a few exciting matches at the Scottt Speicher Tennis Center well before the start of the FSU Football game against Virginia at noon.

Abougzir will face Oliver Sajous from Florida Atlantic at 9:30 a.m. while Aboune will take on Nejc Podkrajsek from Georgia State and Bailey will battle Anze Cevka from GSU at 10:00 a.m.

Abougzir pick up his first victory defeating Jordan Dolhberg from Florida in a tight match 3-6, 7-5, 6-1. Abougzir then earned his second victory defeating Kiril Techerveniacki from Tennessee 6-1, 6-1. Aubone earned his two wins defeating Alex Stone from Duke 6-2, 6-2 and Davey Sandgren from Tennessee 6-4, 6-1.

Bailey won his opening round match against Jaron Burgeon from Mercer 6-2, 6-0 and then picked up his second win over Kruno Despotovski from UAB 6-4, 6-2.

Also earning first round victories in the singles A Division were junior Sam Chang (Young-Ming, Taiwan), sophomore Maciek Sykut (Marathon, Fla.) and senior Jonathas Sucupira (Sao Paulo, Brazil).

All four of the Seminoles doubles team advanced into the quarterfinals. Aubone and Bailey defeated Sigal and Irwin from UNF 8-4 to advance in the doubles A Division while sophomores Chris Cloer (Brevard, N.C.) and Ryan Boyajian (Weston, Fla.) defeated Poleon and Bergoen from Mercer 8-4 to advance in the doubles B Division. Chang and Sucupira, and Abougzir and Sykut advanced in the doubles B Division via a default win.


Round of 32

Singles Draw A

Ytai Abougzir, FSU d. Jordan Dolhberg, UF 3-6, 7-5, 6-1

Sam Chang, FSU d. Javier Rodriguez, Belmont 6-4, 6-0

Maciek Sykut, FSU d. Marcus Sundh, UK 6-2, 7-6 (4)

Jonathas Sucupira, FSU d. Clifford Maivert, AMU 6-3, 7-5

Jean Yves Aubone, FSU d. Alex Stone, Duke 6-2, 6-2


Singles Draw B

Andrew Bailey, FSU d. Jaron Burgeon, Mercer 6-2, 6-0


Round of 16


Singles Draw A

Ytai Abougzir, FSU d. Kiril Tcherveniacki, UT 6-1, 6-1

Orn Deckel, C of C d. Sam Chang, FSU 7-5, 6-7 (8), 7-5

Daniel Vllverdu, UM d. Maciek Sykut, FSU 6-4, 6-0

Irving Morales, Troy d. Jonathas Sucupira, FSU 7-6 (3), 6-0

Jean Yves Aubone, FSU d. Davey Sandgren, UT 6-4, 6-1


Singles Draw B

Andrew Bailey, FSU d. Kruno Despotovski, UAB 6-4, 6-2


Singles Draw C

Bastian Maucher, Troy d. Michael O’Shea, FSU 6-3, 6-0

Alex Emory, UAB d. Ryan Boyajian, FSU 6-3, 6-1


Doubles Draw A

Aubone / Bailey, FSU d. Sigal / Irwin, UNF 8-4

Sucupira / Chang, FSU won by default

Abougzir / Sykut, FSU won by default


Doubles Draw B

Cloer / Boyajian, FSU d. Poleon / Bergeon, Mercer 8-4


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