Thursday May 22, 2014Diep Earns 2014 All-American Status with Win in NCAA Singles Second Round
Gators menís tennis senior Florent Diep earned 2014 All-American status this afternoon by defeating Virginia Techís 20th-ranked Amerigo Contini 3-6, 7-6 (1), 6-1 in the NCAA Singles Second Round in Athens, Georgia.
With a three-set victory over Elonís No. 36 Cameron Silverman in the NCAA First Round on Wednesday, No. 51 Diep has tallied two upsets in the NCAA Singles Championship, which includes winning two of three tiebreakers.
Diep notched his 30th singles win, his 13th singles wins over ITA-ranked opponents, of his senior season. The Florida menís tennis program now has 22 All-Americans with 46 honors.
Diep will face Vanderbiltís No. 21 Gonzales Austin in the NCAA Round of 16 tomorrow.
Florent Diepís 2013-14 Honors
∑ First-Team All-SEC
∑ SEC All-Tournament Team
∑ ITA Southeast Senior Player of the Year
∑ All-American Honor
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