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Thursday September 19, 2013Three Gators Advance to Third Round of 2013 SEC Fall Invite Singles Draw

Gainesville, Fla.

The Florida menís tennis team began its 2013-14 campaign on Thursday at the 2013 SEC Fall Classic, hosted by Vanderbilt University in Nashville. The Gators have six players participating in the event, with three players reaching the third round of the singles draw and two tandems reaching the Round of 16 in the doubles draw.


Following are the results from all the Florida matches on Thursday.


Day 1 Singles Matchups

First Round

Mike Alford (UF) def. Robin Haden (MSU) 6-4, 6-1

Elliott Orkin (UF) def. Manfred Jeske (ARK) 7-6, 6-1


Second Round

Rhys Johnson (VU) def. Mike Alford (UF) 6-2, 6-1

Florent Diep (UF) def. Chip Cox (USC) 6-3, 6-3

Austin Smith (UGA) def. Elliott Orkin (UF) 6-3, 6-2

Stephane Piro (UF) def. Max Montague (TAMU) 6-1, 6-2

Gordon Watson (UF) def. Suresh Eswaran (VU) 7-5, 6-3

Stefan Lindmark (MISS) def. Maxx Lipman (UF) 6-4, 6-1



Day 1 Doubles Matchups

Second Round

Watson/Orkin (UF) def. Buehning/Donohue (ALA) 8-5

Stropp/Angus (MSU) def. Diep/Alford (UF) 8-3

Lipman/Piro (UF) def. Yee/Binet (VU) 8-4



Day 2 Singles Matchups

Third Round

Florent Diep (UF) vs. Markus Kerner (UT)

Stephane Piro (UF) vs. Kyle Koch (USC)

Gordon Watson (UF) vs. Dan Cochrane (AUB)


Consolation Singles

Elliott Orkin (UF) vs. TBD

Maxx Lipman (UF) vs. TBD

Mike Alford (UF) vs. Santiago Munoz (ARK)



Day 2 doubles Matchups

Round of 16

Watson/Orkin (UF) vs. Nott/Jeske (ARK)

Lipman/Piro (UF) vs. Mihov/Pinheiro (USC)



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 dayís competition.

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