Wednesday September 18, 2013Men's Tennis Set to Begin 2013-14 Season at SEC Fall Invite
The Florida men’s tennis team is set to open the 2013-14 season this weekend, as they travel to Nashville for the 2013 SEC Fall Classic, hosted by Vanderbilt University. The Gators will be taking six players to the event, including two freshmen who will be making their collegiate debut.
Senior Florent Diep is seeded eighth in the singles draw, while senior Stephane Piro is seeded 9-16. Freshmen Maxx Lipman and Elliott Orkin will be making their debut for the Gators.
First and second round singles matches will be played Thursday morning, and the first two rounds of the doubles competition will be played Thursday afternoon.
Day 1 Singles Matchups
Mike Alford (UF) vs. Robin Haden (MSU)
Florent Diep (UF) vs. Chip Cox (USC)
Stephane Piro (UF) vs. Max Montague (TAMU)
Elliott Orkin (UF) vs. Manfred Jeske (ARK)
Gordon Watson (UF) vs. TBD
Maxx Lipman (UF) vs. Stefan Lindmark (MISS)
Day 1 Doubles Matchups
Watson/Orkin (UF) vs. TBD
Lipman/Piro (UF) vs. TBD
Diep/Alford (UF) vs. Stropp/Angus (MSU)
Schedule of Play: PDF
Singles Draw: PDF
Doubles Draw: PDF
There will be no live scoring for this event, but results will be posted at the completion of each day’s competition.
In the meantime, here are a couple of photos from last week’s team building fishing event in Cedar Key.