While action continued in Gainesville, UF freshman Jeremy Jin captured the championship at the International Tennis Federation (ITF) M15 Tallahassee event, defeating Felix Corwin in the final, 7-5, 6-3.
Back at UF, Nate Bonetto and JanMagnus Johnson posted a win in doubles action, topping UCF’s Francisco Llanes and Liam Branger, 6-4.
Bonetto picked up a straight-sets win in singles action for the second straight day, downing Mehdi Benchakroun, 6-2, 6-4. Tanapatt Nirundorn played his third three-setter in as many days, winning for the second time by staging a gritty comeback to knock off Santiago Giamichelle, 3-6, 6-3, 7-5.
The final match on the court turned out to be the match of the weekend. JanMagnus Johnson dropped the first set and trailed 5-2 in the second to Llanes before reeling off five straight games to win the second, 7-5. Johnson locked down the match in the third, taking a three-and-a-half hour marathon victory, 3-6, 7-5, 6-2.
Florida Singles Results
JanMagnus Johnson (Florida) def. Francisco Llanes (UCF) – 3-6, 7-5, 6-2
Nate Bonetto (Florida) def. Mehdi Benchakroun (UCF) – 6-2, 6-4
Tanapatt Nirundorn (Florida) def. Santiago Giamichelle (UCF) – 3-6, 6-3, 7-5
Lleyton Cronje (UCF) def. Aidan Kim (Florida) – 6-4, 6-1
Florida Doubles Results
Johnson/Bonetto (Florida) def. Llanes/Branger (UCF) – 6-4
Cronje/Giamichelle (UCF) def. Nirundorn/Kim (Florida) – 6-4
ITF M15 Tallahassee
R32 – Jeremy Jin def. Enrique Pena – 6-3, 6-2
R16 – Jeremy Jin def. Finn Murgett – 2-6, 6-4, 6-3
QF – Jeremy Jin def. Etienne Donnet – 6-3, 6-2
SF – Jeremy Jin def. Patrick Maloney – 6-3, 6-2
Final – Jeremy Jin def. Felix Corwin – 7-5, 6-3