No. 10 Men’s Tennis Conquers FNU in Home Finale

No. 10 Men’s Tennis Conquers FNU in Home Finale

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Lynn University's 10th-ranked men's tennis team closed out its regular-season home slate on Friday afternoon, defeating Florida National University, 4-0.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final: Lynn 4, FNU 0
Records: #10 Lynn (12-2), FNU (3-7)
Location: Perper Tennis Complex | Boca Raton, Fla.
All-Time Series: First-ever meeting
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HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • Lynn swept two doubles flights and led in the third to clinch the pairs point.
  • Kay Bartmann and Patrick Bessinger swept the top doubles flight, 6-0, with Gabriel Hocevar and Lucca Baptista posting the same score in the No. 2 match.
  • Ryan Neale and Jose Porfirio Ordonez led 3-2 at No. 3 doubles.
  • The Blue and White needed just three straight-set wins in singles play to end the contest.
  • Baptista (6-0, 6-4) and Hocevar (6-3, 6-1) each picked up their second wins of the afternoon at the second and fourth flights, respectively.
  • Robin Calais debuted in singles play, winning the No. 5 bout, 6-1, 6-3.
  • Bartmann, Porfirio Ordonez and Diego Valant were all up a set in their singles matches at the first, third and sixth flights, respectively.

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • This match was originally scheduled for March 18, but was postponed due to weather.
  • Valant made his Lynn and collegiate debut. Neale appeared in his third match of the spring season.

UP NEXT:
Lynn closes out the regular season on Monday, April 15, with a 3:30 p.m. make-up match at Embry-Riddle.