ORLANDO – Florida State’s doubles pair of Antoine Cornut-Chauvinc and Joshua Dous-Karpenschif fell to Penn’s Edoardo Grazini and Kevin Zhu in two sets 6-4, 6-4 in the first round of the NCAA Doubles Tournament on Wednesday.
After rain delays postponed the match originally scheduled for Tuesday evening, the match was rescheduled for 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
After rallying from a 2-0 first–set deficit and tying the set at 2-2, Grazini and Zhu won the first set 6-4.
Cornut-Chauvinc and Dous-Karpenschif took an early 1-0 lead after winning the first game in the second set. With the match tied at 4-4, Cornut-Chauvinc and Dous-Karpenschif were two games away from forcing a third set.
Grazini and Zhu clinched the win and will advance to the second round of the NCAA Doubles Tournament after a 6-4 second–set victory.
Cornut-Chauvinc and Dous-Karpenschif played 14 matches together this spring, posting a 10-4 record and a 4-2 record over nationally ranked doubles teams.
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