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Sunday September 22, 2013Orkin, Lipman Reach Consolation Singles Final

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.


UF freshmen Elliott Orkin and Maxx Lipman, both playing in their first collegiate tournament, reached the consolation singles final, however the match was not played so the team could reach their flight on time.


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) def. Markus Kerner (UT) 6-0, 6-3

Kyle Koch (USC) def. Stephane Piro (UF) 6-2, 6-2

Dan Cochrane (AUB) def. Gordon Watson (UF) 6-3, 6-2


Fourth Round

Chris Simpson (LSU) def. Florent Diep (UF) 7-6 (6), 7-6 (0)


Consolation First Round

Mike Alford (UF) def. Anton Kovrigin (VU) 6-4, 4-6, 6-4


Consolation Second Round

Elliott Orkin (UF) def. Boris Arias (LSU) 6-1, 6-3

Maxx Lipman (UF) def. Christian Lee (ARK) 5-7, 6-2, 6-3

Mike Alford (UF) def. Santiago Munoz (ARK) 7-5, 6-4



Day 2 doubles Matchups

Round of 16

Watson/Orkin (UF) def. Nott/Jeske (ARK) 8-7 (6)

Lipman/Piro (UF) def. Mihov/Pinheiro (USC) 8-4



Day 3 Singles Matchups

Consolation Third Round

Elliott Orkin (UF) def. Tito Moreiras (TAMU) 6-2, 6-2

Maxx Lipman (UF) def. Jovan Parlic (ARK) 6-3, 6-4

Mike Alford (UF) def. Andrew Schafer (USC) 6-3, 6-4


Consolation Quarterfinals

Elliott Orkin (UF) def. Mike Nott (ARK) 6-4, 6-3

Maxx Lipman (UF) def. Jarryd Chaplin (UT) 6-4, 7-6

Mike Alford (UF) def. Hall Fess (ARK) 3-6, 7-6 (6), 10-6



Day 3 doubles Matchups


Koch/Cox (USC) def. Watson/Orkin (UF) 8-5

Pieters/Pasha (UGA) def. Lipman/Piro (UF) 8-5



Day 4 Singles Matchups

Consolation Semifinals

Elliott Orkin (UF) def. Chip Cox (USC) 6-4, 7-6 (3)

Maxx Lipman (UF) def. Mike Alford (UF) w/o


Consolation Finals

Elliott Orkin (UF) vs. Maxx Lipman (UF) Ė match was not played so the team could get to the airport on time



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