TALLAHASSEE – The Florida State men’s tennis team moved up six spots to 10th in this week’s ITA Rankings released Wednesday after a 3-0 start to the dual-match season.
The Seminoles defeated No. 7 Georgia in the home opener on Jan. 15 after opening the season with a weekend sweep of Hawai’i and Cal in Honolulu. FSU is second among the six ACC teams in this week’s top-25, behind only top-ranked Virginia, and ahead of 14th-ranked Wake Forest, No. 18 North Carolina, No. 20 Duke and No. 21 NC State.
Florida State is led by junior Antoine Cornut-Chauvinc, who is the No. 12 singles player in the nation. All three of his singles wins this season have been over ranked opponents, including the No. 1-ranked singles player Ethan Quinn from Georgia. Youcef Rihane, ranked 24th nationally, is also 3-0 in singles play. Sophomore Jamie Connel, who is ranked 53rd in the country, is 2-0 with a win over the 21st-ranked player nationally against Georgia. Junior Andreja Petrovic’s two wins also include a ranked victory over the 70th-ranked individual.
FSU returns to the court Saturday when it hosts FAU at 1 p.m. Admission to matches at the Scott Speicher Memorial Tennis Center is free.
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