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Saturday January 12, 2013Men's Tennis Continues Play at Three Oaks Shootout

Fort Myers, Fla.

The Florida menís tennis team continued play at the Three Oaks Shootout in Fort Myers, Fla., at the Barbara Manzo Tennis Center at Three Oaks Park. The Gators won two doubles matches and four singles matches on Saturday.


Stephane Piro, Bob van Overbeck and Gordon Watson all won in singles and doubles, while Florent Diep won his singles match. Billy Federhofer and Watson teamed up to be Georgia Techís duo of Nathan Rakitt and Juan Melian, 8-2, while van Overbeck and Piro beat the Yellow Jacketís Garrett Gordon and Eduardo Segoura, 8-3.


Diep beat Illinoisí Jared Hiltzik in straight sets, 7-5, 6-2, and Piro beat Tim Kopinski, 6-4, 6-3. Van Overbeck won in three sets against† Bruno Abdelnour, 7-6 (6), 4-6, 6-3, and Watson won 6-1, 6-3 over Brian Page.


Play will continue on Sunday and results will be posted online when available.



10:00 a.m


Weber/Thomson (NC STATE) def Kopinski/Guignon (ILL), 8-3

Spir/Hyundal (GT) def. Diep/Alford (Florida), 8-5
Hiltzik/Abdelnour (ILL) def Norenius/Mudge (NC STATE), 8-7

Federhofer /Watson (Florida) def. Rakitt/Melian (GT), 8-2
Childers/Gosea (ILL) def Paez/Carter (NC STATE), 8-4

van Overbeck/Piro (Florida) def. Gordon/Segoura (GT), 8-3

Powel/Weigel (NC STATE) def Page/Jesse (ILL), 8-3


11:00 a.m.


Florent Diep (Florida) def Jared Hiltzik (ILL), 7-5, 6-2

Juan Spir (GT) def Robbie Mudge (NC STATE), 6-7, 6-3, 6-3

Stephane Piro (Florida) def Tim Kopinski (ILL), 6-4, 6-3

Melian (GT) def Dave Thomson (NC STATE), 6-2, 6-4

Farris Gosea (ILL) def Michael Alford (Florida), 6-2, 6-4

Austin Powel (NC STATE) def Hundal (GT), 6-4, 6-0

Bob van Overbeek (Florida) def Bruno Abdelnour (ILL), 7-6(6), 4-6, 6-3

Eduardo Segura (GT) def Sean Weber (NC STATE), 7-6(12), 6-4

Julian Childers (ILL) def Luke Johnson (Florida), 6-3, 6-1

Thomas Weigel (NC STATE) def Nathan Rackitt (GT), 6-1, 7-6

Ross Guignon (ILL) def Billy Federhofer (Florida), 6-3, 6-3

Simon Norenius (NC STATE) def Garret Gordon (GT), 6-2, 5-7, 6-4

Gordon Watson (Florida) def Brian Page (ILL), 6-1, 6-3

Sharma (GT) def Rafael Paez (NC State), 7-6, 6-3

Trey Carter (NC STATE) def Colin Edwards (GT), 6-0, 6-1


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