May 10, 2007 - by
Florida State Men’s Tennis To Play Manhattan College In Round One of the NCAA Championships, Friday 10:00 a.m.

May 10, 2007

Tallahassee, Fla. –
On Friday, May 11 the No. 16 Florida State men’s tennis team will take on Manhattan College at 10:00 a.m. at the Scott Speicher Tennis Center. No. 19 Florida will later take on No. 46 Georgia Tech at 1:00 p.m in the Tallahassee regional. The winners of the round one matches will advance to play one another on Saturday (May 12) at 1:00 p.m. Live stats will be available under Florida State’s NCAA Tournament Central page located on under “Men’s Tennis”.

NCAA Regionals Schedule:

Friday, May 11-
10:00 a.m. – Florida State vs. Manhattan
1:00 p.m. – Florida vs. Georgia Tech

Saturday, May 12 –
1:00 p.m. – Florida State or Manhattan vs. Florida or Georgia Tech

Doubles Partners Headed To Athens
The NCAA Division I Men’s Tennis Subcommittee selected the 64 singles players and 32 doubles teams to compete in the 2007 NCAA Division I Men’s Tennis Championships. Florida State’s senior and co-captain Jonathas Sucupira (Sao Paulo, Brazil) and junior Sam Chang (Young-Ming, Taiwan) were selected to compete in the 2007 doubles competition.

The singles and doubles competition will be conducted May 23-28 at Dan Magill Tennis Complex in Athens, Georgia, hosted by the University of Georgia, following the conclusion of the team championship (May 17-22).

Currently ranked 20 in the nation, Sucupira and Chang hold a 10-3 dual match record while 8-3 in the ACC. The doubles team has earned four ranked wins including defeats over #40 Lenny Gullan/David Stone (UNC), #19 Nicolas Delgado/Pedro Graber (VT), #13 William Noblitt/Nick Cavaday (NCSU) and #7 Joey Atas/David Goulet.

Teams Honored At NCAA Banquet
On Thursday, May 10 at 6:00 p.m. all four teams in the Tallahassee region will be honored at the NCAA Banquet. Teams including players, coaches, staff, administrators and athletic trainers will join together for dinner and celebrate the accomplishment of reaching the 2007 NCAA Championships.

Pre-order NCAA Men’s Tennis Regional Tickets At 64-GOFSU
Tickets are available for purchase at the Seminole Athletic Ticket Office. To pre-order tickets call 64-GOFSU (644-6378) or 644-1830 to purchase NCAA Regionals Day Passes.

Ticket prices are as follows:

ADULT – $5.00
STUDENT (w/ID) – $3.00
YOUTH (18 & under) – $3.00
CHILDREN (Under 2yrs old) – Free

Day passes included entrance for both of Friday’s (May 11) matches at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., while an additional day pass must be purchased for Saturday’s (May 12) match at 1:00 p.m. A limited number of tickets are available for purchase, so pre-order your tickets for both days while they last!

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