Tallahassee, Fla. – The Florida State men’s tennis team closed out day one of the Bedford cup in Tallahassee at the Scott Speicher Memorial Tennis Center.
The day got started as sophomores Bryn Nahrung and Richard Thongoana won their first doubles match against Yovan Lambros and Jason Legall from FAU (8-4). Junior Sebastion Arcila and freshman Loris Pourroy fell in the last doubles match of the day 8-6 to Chase Ferguson and Pierre Luquet of USF.
Pourroy got things started for the Noles in singles with a dominating performance against Rithvik Bollipalli of USF. Pourroy stayed consistent throughout the match resulting in a 6-1, 6-3 victory. Thongoana went up against Antoine Sanchez of Stetson but eventually fell 6-4, 7-5.
As afternoon hit in Tallahassee, Nahrung and Pourroy geared up for their last match of the day. The Seminoles battled hard but Nahrung fell to Joe Ellis of UNF 7-6(4), 6-4, 10-7 and Pourroy lost 3-6, 6-4, 11-9 to Alan Rubio of UCF.
Arcila closed out day one of the Bedford cup playing in his first match of the fall after a bye in the first round. The junior took down Luis Labarta Fernandez of FAU in a 7-5, 7-5 decision to end the day in Tallahassee.
The Noles will be back at the Speicher Tennis Center at 8:30 am on Saturday starting with doubles play followed by singles.
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Day One Results
Bryn Nahrung/Richard Thongoana (FSU) def. Yovan Lambros/Jason Legall (FAU) 8-4
Chase Ferguson/Pierre Luquet (USF) def. Loris Pourroy/ Sebastian Arcila (FSU) 8-6
Loris Pourroy (FSU) def. Rithvik Bollipalli (USF) 6-1, 6-3
Antoine Sanchez (STE) def. Richard Thongoana (FSU) 6-4, 7-5
Joe Ellis (UNF) def. Bryn Nahrung (FSU) 7(4),6-4, 10-7
Alan Rubio (UCF) def. Loris Pourroy (FSU) 3-6, 6-4, 11-9
Sebastian Arcila (FSU) def. Luis Labarta Fernandez (FAU) 7-5