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Sunday October 6, 2013Gators conclude play at 2013 ITA All-Americans

Tulsa, OK

The Florida menís tennis team completed action at the 2013 Saint Francis ITA Menís All-American Championships in Tulsa, Okla. on Saturday. The doubles pair of Elliott Orkin and Gordon Watson, after earning a qualifier spot, reached the quarterfinals of the doubles main draw before falling to the top-seeded doubles team.


Orkin and Watson won 8-5 against Vanderbiltís Gonzales Austin and Ryan Lipman on Friday in the Round of 16. On Saturday, the UF duo faced the top-seeded pair of Mikelis Libietis and Hunter Reese of Tennessee in the quarterfinals and lost 8-4.

Senior Stephane Piro participated in the consolation singles draw after losing his opening round match in the main draw. Piro won three matches, including a 6-2, 6-3 win on Saturday over Eastern Carolinaís Joran Vliegen. Piro fell to Alabamaís Daniil Proskura in the consolation semifinal 6-3, 6-0.


Complete draws and results can be found online at the official web site for the ITA Menís All-America Championships.



2013 Saint Francis ITA Men's All-American Championships

Michael D. Case Tennis Center
Tulsa, Oklahoma


main draw Singles

First Round (Thursday)

Guillermo Alcorta (Oklahoma) def. Stephane Piro (UF) 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-3

Cameron Silverman (Elon) def. Florent Diep (UF) 7-6, 7-5


Consolation Singles


Stephane Piro (UF) def. Japie DeKlerk (Tulsa) 6-1, 6-2

Joran Vliegen (ECU) def. Florent Diep (UF) 6-4, 6-4



Stephane Piro (UF) def. Hunter Reese (Tenn.) 6-2, 4-6, 6-4



Stephane Piro (UF) def. Joran Vliegen (ECU) 6-2, 6-3

Daniil Proskura (Alabama) def. Stephane Piro (UF) 6-3, 6-0



main draw doubles

First Round (Thursday)

Orkin/Watson (UF) def. Lammons/Sanders (SMU) 8-5


Second Round (Friday)

Orkin/Watson (UF) def. Austin/Lipman (Vanderbilt) 8-5


Third Round (Saturday)

Libietis/Reese (Tennessee) def. Orkin/Watson (UF) 8-4



Qualifying Singles

First Round (Monday)

Andreas Bjerrehus (VT) def. Mike Alford (UF) 6-3, 7-5

Gordon Watson (UF) def. Sem Verbeek (Pacific) 6-7 (4), 7-6 (3), 7-6 (3)

Florent Diep (UF) def. Hunter Koontz (VT) 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4

George Goldhoff (Texas) def. Elliott Orkin (UF) 6-4, 6-1


Second Round (Tuesday)

Gordon Watson (UF) def. Slim Hamza (Utah) 7-6 (4), 6-4

Florent Diep (UF) def. Thorsten Bertsch (San Diego St) 6-4, 7-5


Third Round (Wednesday)

Lloyd Glasspool (Texas) def. Gordon Watson (UF) 6-1, 6-2

Clay Thompson (UCLA) def. Florent Diep (UF) 6-4, 6-4


Consolation Draw (Tuesday)

Hunter Harrington (Clemson) def. Elliott Orkin (UF) 6-3, 6-0

Max Schnur (Columbia) def. Mike Alford (UF) 6-3, 6-4

Maxx Lipman (UF) def. Hunter Callahan (Ohio St.) 6-4, 6-2

Qualifying Doubles

Second Round (Tuesday)

Orkin/Watson (UF) def. Bader/Reilly (Penn St.) 8-7

Alford/Diep (UF) def. Ask/Shinde (Arizona) 8-5

Lipman/Piro (UF) def. Biosca/Ordeig (ETSU) 8-7 (8)


Third Round (Wednesday)

Orkin/Watson (UF) def. Rubio/Stillman (UTSA) 8-5

Alford/Diep (UF) def. Siegal/Ghilea (Oklahoma) 8-6

Giron/McDonald (UCLA) def. Lipman/Piro (UF) 8-3


Fourth Round (Wednesday)

Orkin/Watson (UF) def. Koontz/Monteiro (VT) 8-7 (1)

Glasspool/Oleson (Texas) def. Alford/Diep (UF) 8-2



Pre-Qualifying Singles

First Round (Saturday)

Elliott Orkin (UF) def. Jonathan Hammel (UC Irvine) 6-1, 6-3


Second Round (Sunday)

Elliott Orkin (UF) def. Marc Collado Castells (Penn State) 6-2, 6-3

Nick Papac (Oklahoma) def. Maxx Lipman (UF) 6-2, 6-3


Third Round (Sunday)

Elliott Orkin (UF) def. Sam Swank (S. Carolina) 6-4, 7-5


Fourth Round (Monday)

Elliott Orkin (UF) def. Farris Gosea (Illinois) 6-4, 7-5

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