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Monday October 24, 2011Federhofer and Slilam Capture Doubles Title of USTA/ITA Southeast Regional Championships

Athens, Ga.

The doubles team of junior Billy Federhofer (North Miami, Fla.) and senior Nassim Slilam (Paris, France) captured the doubles title at the 2011 USTA/ITA Southeast Regional Championships, hosted by the University of Georgia at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex in Athens.

 

Federhofer and Slilam, the No. 1-seeded doubles team in the event, earned an 8-4 win over Georgia’s Wil Spencer and Garrett Brasseaux. With the win, the Gator duo advances to the USTA/ITA National Indoor Championships, held at the USTA-Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y., November 3-6.

 

Georgia Tech’s Kevin King defeated UGA’s Ignacio Taboada, 7-6 (5), 6-4, to win the singles title. 

 

The complete draws for singles and doubles can be found here: 2011 USTA/ITA Southeast Regional Championships

 

 

2011 USTA/ITA Southeast Regional Championships

Athens, Ga. – Dan Magill Tennis Complex, University of Georgia

FLORIDA RESULTS

 

MAIN DRAW SINGLES
First Round – Friday, 10/21

Billy Federhofer (UF) def. Cristian Gonzalez Mendez (FSU) 6-3, 5-7, 6-3

Nassim Slilam (UF) def. Santiago Nieto (Miami) 7-6 (8), 6-0

Bob van Overbeek (UF) def. Omar Aly (Miami) 4-6, 6-2, 6-4

Spencer Newman (UF) def. Pedro Ast (Miami) 6-0, 6-1

Jordan Kelly-Houston (FSU) def. Andrew Butz (UF) 1-6, 6-2, 7-6 (2)

Mitch Thams (UCF) def. Frank Carleton (UF) 6-4, 6-3

Michael Alford (UF) – withdrew from tournament

 

Round of 32 – Saturday, 10/22

Billy Federhofer (UF) def. Dusan Miljevic (GT) 4-6, 7-5, 7-6 (4)

Nassim Slilam (UF) def. Blake Davis (FSU) 6-0, 6-1

Bob van Overbeek (UF) def. Matthijs Verdam (Ga. Southern) 6-7 (6), 6-3, 6-2

Spencer Newman (UF) def. Will Neuner (FAU) 6-4, 6-4

 

Round of 16 – Saturday, 10/22

Sadio Doumbia (UGA) def. Billy Federhofer (UF) 6-2, 6-2

Nassim Slilam (UF) def. C.Salif Kante (FAMU) 6-3, 7-5

Ignacio Taboada (UGA) def. Bob van Overbeek (UF) 7-6 (5), 7-6 (5)

Spencer Newman (UF) def. Juan Spir (GT) 6-2, 6-2

 

Quarterfinals – Sunday, 10/23

Kevin King (GT) def. Nassim Slilam (UF) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3

Hernus Pieters (UGA) def. Spencer Newman (UF) 6-3, 6-3

 

Consolation Round of 32 – Saturday, 10/22

Andrew Butz (UF) def. Eduardo Segura Mandarino (GT) 6-3, 5-7, 1-0 (11-9)

Tripper Carleton (UF) def. Brian Alden (FSU) 6-0, 6-1

 

Consolation Round of 16 – Saturday, 10/22

Andrew Butz (UF) def. Victor Mauz (Miami) 6-3, 6-4

Matt Rock (FGCU) def. Tripper Carleton (UF) w/o

 

Consolation Quarterfinals – Saturday, 10/22

Andrew Butz (UF) def. Maksim Levanovich (Stetson) w/o

 

MAIN DRAW DOUBLES

First Round – Friday, 10/21

Slilam/Federhofer (UF) – bye

Butz/van Overbeek (UF) – bye

Carleton/Newman (UF) – bye

 

Second Round – Friday, 10/21

Slilam/Federhofer (UF) def. Buerchner/Sotomarino (UNF) 8-5

Butz/van Overbeek (UF) def. Bacha/Janssen (FAU) 9-7

Carleton/Newman (UF) def. Clark/Gabriel (FAU) 8-5

 

Round of 16 – Friday, 10/21

Slilam/Federhofer (UF) def. Diaz/Oliver (UGA) 8-2

Butz/van Overbeek (UF) def. Alden/Bucaro (FSU) 8-6

Brasseaux/Spencer (UGA) def. Carleton/Newman (UF) 8-3

 

Quarterfinals – Saturday, 10/22

Federhofer/Slilam (UF) def. Blake Davis/Jordan Kelly-Houston (FSU) 8-6

Bob van Overbeek/Andrew Butz (UF) def. Sadio Doumbia/Nathan Pasha (FSU) 8-5

 

Semifinals – Sunday, 10/23

Slilam/Federhofer (UF) def. Taboada/Pieters (UGA) 8-6

Spencer/Brasseaux (UGA) def. Butz/van Overbeek (UF) 8-3

 

Finals – Monday, 10/24

Slilam/Federhofer (UF) def. Spencer/Brasseaux (UGA) 8-4

 

 

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