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Men’s Tennis Advances to ACC Semifinals


April 24, 1998

ATLANTA — The No. 5 seed Florida State men’s tennis team defeated the
No. 4 seed Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets 4-1 to advance to the semifinals of
the Atlantic Coast Conference tennis tournament on Friday. The Seminoles
will now face No. 1 seed Duke at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday.


Florida State’s record now stands at 16-6 on the season. The win also
marks the fourth time in the past four years the Seminoles have advanced to
the semifinals.


FSU opened the match by capturing the doubles point. The No. 1 team of
Ty Braswell and Davidson Kozlowski defeated Benjamin Cassaigne and Matt
Cozad 9-8(6). Following them, the No. 2 team of Alex Golub and Yvo Niks
beat Roberto Suarez and Robert Wright 8-4 to clinch the point.


In singles action, Florida State dominated gaining the remaining three
points needed to capture the win. The clinching point came when No. 4 Mike
Ingham defeated Roberto Suarez in straight sets 6-4, 7-6(3). Other singles
winners No. 3 Niks and No. 6 Kozlowski.


With the win, Florida State avenges a regular season 4-3 loss to Georgia
Tech on April 19th.


Florida State 4 Georgia Tech 1


Singles:


No. 1 Cassaigne (GT) d. Golub (FSU) 6-4, 6-2;
No. 2 Cozad (GT) – Braswell (FSU) DNF match clinched;
No. 3 Niks (FSU) d. Coirault (GT) 6-2, 6-3;
No. 4 Ingham (FSU) d. Suarez (GT) 6-4, 7-6(3);
No. 5 Aguirre (GT) – Wienstein (FSU) DNF match clinched;
No. 6 Kozlowski (FSU) d. Wright (GT) 6-3, 7-5;


Doubles:


No. 1 Braswell, Kozlowski (FSU) d. Cassaigne, Cozad 9-8(6)
No. 2 Golub, Niks (FSU) d. Suarez, Wright (GT) 8-4;
No. 3 Aguirre, Jeong (GT) – Ingham, Travis (FSU)DNF pt. clin


Florida State – 16-6

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