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Diego Hidalgo is one of several Florida men's tennis players competing in summer tournaments.

Tuesday July 22, 2014Summer Tennis Update

Gainesville, Fla.

Diego Hidalgo is one of several Florida men's tennis players competing in summer tournaments.

Several members of the University of Florida men’s tennis team have been busy on the courts this summer, participating in various tournaments across the country and around the world. Here are a few of the highlights of current Gators representing the Orange and Blue over the last few months:

Victor Cornea, Junior (transfer)

  • Participated in eight Futures events in Romania between the months of May and July
  • Recorded two doubles victories: 2014 $10K Romania F8 Futures Doubles and 2014 $10K Romania F6 Futures Doubles, both alongside Romanian tennis pro Petru-Alexandru Luncanu

Diego Hidalgo, Junior

  • Participated in the first round of the 2014 $10K Mexico F6 Futures Singles Event and advanced to the semifinals in doubles with Pepperdine sophomore Guilherme Hadlich in Quintana Roo, Mexico
  • Advanced to the second round of the 2014 $10K Mexico F7 Futures Singles Event in Quintana Roo, Mexico
  • Reached the quarterfinals of the 2014 Manta Challenger Doubles Event with Texas Tech alum Gonzalo Escobar in Manta, Ecuador

Maxx Lipman, Sophomore

  • Qualified for a spot in the 2014 $10K USA F21 Futures Main Draw

Elliott Orkin, Sophomore

  • Qualified for a spot in the 2014 $10K USA F21 Futures Main Draw

Joshua Wardell, Sophomore

  • Advanced to the singles semifinals and doubles quarterfinals at the 2014 ITA Summer Circuit hosted by FSU 

Additionally, Gator sophomore Oliver Landert and junior Gordon Watson will join Orkin and Wardell in competing at the ITA Summer Circuit in Gainesville this weekend.

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