TALLAHASSEE – The 10th-ranked Florida State men’s tennis team returns to action Saturday when it hosts FAU at 1 p.m.
In their last match, the Seminoles defeated No. 7 Georgia 5-2 and improved to 3-0 on the season after sweeping the opening weekend in Hawai’i.
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 against Georgia over the 21st-ranked player nationally. Junior Andreja Petrovic’s two wins also include a ranked victory over the 70th-ranked singles player.
FAU has two doubles pairs in the national rankings. Nicolas Acevedo and Filip Krolo are 32nd, and Kevin Huempfner and Hunter Robbins are the country’s No. 51-ranked doubles duo. Huempfner also is 112th in the national singles rankings. The Owls, who will be playing on the road for the first time in 2023, are 2-1 this season with wins over Rice and USF. Florida State is 17-0 all-time against FAU.
For more information on the Seminole Men’s Tennis program, check Seminoles.com and follow us on social media at FSUMTennis (IG) and @FSU_MTennis (TW).