NCAA Mens Tennis

No. 14 Demon Deacons Hosting First Home ACC Matches of 2023 Season

No. 14 Demon Deacons Hosting First Home ACC Matches of 2023 Season

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The No. 14 ranked Wake Forest men’s tennis team will host its first home ACC matches of the 2023 season this weekend at the Wake Forest Tennis Center, facing No. 23 Florida State on Friday at 5 p.m. before facing off with No. 60 Miami on Sunday at 11 a.m. 

The Demon Deacons will close out the weekend against Coastal Carolina in a non-conference tilt, scheduled for a 3 p.m. start on Sunday.  

Match Schedule

  • Friday, March 10

  • Sunday, March 12

How To Follow

The live stream for all matches will be provided via Playsight, while the live stats can be found here.

Ranked Deacs


            No. 21 – Melios Efstathiou

            No. 117 – Jurabek Karimov

            No. 122 – Filippo Moroni


            No. 30 – Juan Lopez de Azcona/Filippo Moroni

Last Time Out

The Demon Deacons opened up ACC play with a 2-0 weekend, first downing No. 69 Georgia Tech 6-1 in indoors action before moving outside on Sunday to capture a 6-1 victory over No. 44 Clemson. 

The Matchup – No. 23 Florida State

Florida State will head to Winston-Salem sporting an 8-4 overall record as the Seminoles split their ACC opening weekend matches against then-No. 65 Virginia Tech (5-2 victory) and then-No. 21 Virginia (0-4 loss). The Demon Deacons will be the Seminoles’ seventh ranked opponent this season, alongside Virginia Tech, Virginia, Georgia, Mississippi State, Florida and Baylor.  

Florida State made the NCAA Tournament during the 2021 season and finished with an 18-11 record. 

Ranked Seminoles


            No. 4 – Antoine Cornut-Chauvinc

            No. 107 – Youcef Rihane

Friday’s contest will mark the 39th all-time meeting between the Demon Deacons and the Seminoles as Wake Forest currently holds a three-match winning streak over Florida State dating back to a 4-0 decision during the 2019 season. Wake Forest has won its last seven matches against Florida State in Winston-Salem as well. 

The Matchup – No. 60 Miami

After scoring victories over South Alabama and the College of Charleston earlier this week, Miami will head to North Carolina this weekend first facing No. 32 NC State on Friday evening before heading to Winston-Salem for Sunday’s clash. 


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