BOCA RATON, Fla. – The University of Louisville men’s tennis team continued its early season success with nine wins on day two of the Florida Atlantic Invitational Saturday.
"We went 9-2 today which is a solid effort,” said U of L head coach Rex Ecarma. “It was mostly against Radford who happened to be in our NCAA Tournament Regional last Spring. I am pleased with Sebastian and Jeff who won singles and doubles."
The Cards swept the ‘A’ singles against Radford. Sophomore Sebastian Stiefelmeyer cruised to a 6-0, 6-1 win over Nicholas Sayer. Sophomore Chris Simich defeated Thomas Dehaen 6-0, 6-0 and freshman Alex Gornet beat Joe Mills 1-6, 6-1, 10-4. The sweep continued in ‘B’ singles when freshman Michael Lippens registered a 6-0, 6-1. Freshman Jeffrey Brown topped Randall Carter 6-1, 6-2 and Van Damrongsri defeated Javier Waase 6-0, 6-1.
In doubles action, Stiefelmeyer and freshman Austin Siegel teamed to beat Sayer and Thomas Dehaen 8-1. The duo of sophomores Albert Wagner and Luis Elizondo rolled to an 8-0 victory over Carter and Waase. Brown and junior Amaury Derognat defeated Mills and O’Keefe 8-4.
Florida Atlantic Invitational Results
Day 2 results - Jan. 5, 2013
A division singles vs. Radford
Sebastian Stiefelmeyer (UL) def. Nicholas Sayer (Radford) 6-4, 6-4
Chris Simich (UL) def. Thomas Dehaen (Radford) 6-0, 6-0
Alex Gornet (UL) def. Joe Mills (Radford)1-6, 6-1 (10-4)
Michael Lippens (UL) def. Patrick O'Keefe (Radford) 6-0, 6-1
Jeffrey Brown (UL) def. Randall Carter (Radford) 6-1, 6-2
Van Damrongsri (UL) def. Javier Waase (Radford) 6-0, 6-1
A Division doubles vs. Radford
Stiefelmeyer/ Austin Siegel (UL) def. Sayer/Thomas Dehaen (Radford)8-1
B division doubles
Albert Wagner/Luis Elizondo (UL) def. Carter/Waase(Radford) 8-0
Brown/Derognat (UL) def. Mills/O'Keefe (Radford) 8-4
B Division vs. Indiana
Chris Essick (Indiana)def. Amaury Derognat (UL) 0-6, 6-3, 6-1
Alekzander DaVilla (Indiana) def. Gonzalo Garcia (UL) 6-3, 4-6, 6-2.