September 30, 2018 - by
Men’s Tennis Finished Final Day at Bedford Cup Strong

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida State men’s tennis team wrapped up play at the Bedford Cup on Sunday winning all four of their singles matches.

“I thought we finished the tournament strong today,” said head coach Dwayne Hultquist. “we were able to win all four singles matches after being down in three of them.”

The day was once again started with two doubles matches as both Seminoles pairs fell. Sophomore Sebastian Arcila and freshman Richard Thongoana fell 6-2 to the USF pair of Compos and Wojcik. Junior Enzo Le Seguillon and freshman Bryn Nahrung lost 6-0 to Sakalauskas and Tebet of Florida Gulf Coast.

The day got better from there as the Garnet and Gold went 4-0 in singles. Le Seguillon won 7-6(4), 6-2 against Laalej of FAU for his second win of the weekend. Nahrung earned his third win of the weekend with a 6-4, 6-3 over Gennes of Stetson.

Arcila and Thongoana finished up the day with the final two wins for the Seminoles. Arcila took down Deshmukh in three sets 5-7, 6-3, 10-2 for his third win of the season. Thongoana finished up his weekend 2-2 after winning a three-set match of his own 6-2, 6-7 10-2 over Alencar of UCF.

“I was pleased with Enzo, Sebastian and Richard for their efforts today for being down and having the fight to come back and win their matches,” said Hultquist. “We have a lot of work to do, but the longer the tournament went the better we played.”

Wood Claims his first win of the Fall at All-American

Sophomore Chase Wood earned his first win of the fall by taking down Ryan Mueller of Wake Forest 6-4, 6-0. Junior Rana-Roop Singh Bhullar’s tournament came to an end after losing in straight sets to Tennessee Tech’s Rafael Tosetto 7-6, 6-3.

The Seminoles will continue play with Alex Knaff competing in the All-American qualifying draw beginning on October 1.

“We won five of our six singles matches today which is really good, but it is time to get back to work and prepare for the upcoming regional,” said Hultquist.

To keep up with the Seminoles, check Seminoles.com for the latest news and scheduling information, or keep up with the team on social media through Twitter (@FSU_MTennis), Facebook (/FSUMTennis), and Instagram (@FSU_MTennis).

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