September 22, 2019 - by

Noles Win 2019 Battle at the Beach

DESTIN, Fla. – The Florida State men’s tennis team wrapped up the 2019 Battle at the Beach Sunday afternoon with an undefeated performance as they took home the championship title.

All four Noles captured victories to close out the final day in Destin Fla. The morning started with Florida State winning the hidden dual against Tulane 4-1 after going 3-1 against the Green Wave in singles on day one.

Sophomore Juan Martin Jalif and freshman Loris Pourroy started it off posting an 8-3 win over Tim Ruetzel and Akos Kotorman of Tulane. Rana-Roop Singh Bhullar and Enzo Le Seguillon followed with a victory of their own, completing the sweep with an 8-5 win over Benji Jacobson and Henry Lovett of Tulane.

The Seminoles continued to dominate as they took home all four singles matches in straight sets. Le Seguillon kicked it off by taking down OU’s Matt Rodriguez 6-2, 6-2, while Pourroy defeated Mark Mandlik 7-5, 6-2.  With the hidden dual against Oklahoma at 2-0, FSU continued to dominate in their last two matches off the tournament.

Jalif went up against Oklahoma’s Jochen Bertsch, downing him 6-0, 6-5. Bhullar closed out the day and sealed the Seminole victory by defeating OU’s Max Stewart 7-5, 7-5.

Florida State finished with a 5-0 win over Oklahoma in their hidden dual.

Florida State will continue its fall slate Sept. 26-29 at the Oracle ITA Masters in Malibu, Calif.

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Final Day Results

Juan Martin Jalif/Loris Pourroy (FSU) def. Tim Ruetzel/Akos Kotorman (Tulane) 8-3
Rana-Roop Singh Bhullar/Enzo Le Seguillon (FSU) def. Benji Jacobson/Henry Lovett (Tulane) 8-5

Enzo Le Seguillon (FSU) def. Matt Rodriguez (OU) 6-2, 6-2
Juan Martin Jalif (FSU) def. Jochen Bertsch (OU) 6-0, 7-5
Loris Pourroy (FSU) def. Mark Mandlik (OU) 7-5, 6-2
Rana-Roop Singh Bhullar (FSU) def.  Max Stewart (OU) 7-5, 7-5

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