TALLAHASSEE – The 17th-ranked Florida State men’s tennis team resumes play Friday when it returns home to play No. 29 Louisville at 5:30 p.m at Scott Speicher Tennis Center. The Seminoles play No. 43 Notre Dame on Sunday at 12:30 p.m.
Florida State is led by junior Antoine Cornut-Chauvinc, who is the No. 4 singles player in the nation. Cornut-Chauvinc enters this weekend’s matches with a 9-2 record with five of those wins coming against ranked opponents.
Cornut-Chauvinc has won three weekly honors after winning ACC’s co-Player of the Week on January 31, his third weekly honor after earning Player of the Week and Doubles Pair of the Week on January 17.
Sophomores Maks Silagy and Joshua Dous-Karpenschif earned Florida State its fourth weekly award this season after earning ACC Doubles Pair of the Week on February 28.
Youcef Rihane, ranked 107th nationally, is 11-3 and has beaten three nationally ranked players so far this year. Rihane is the first Seminole to record double-digit wins this season.
No. 29-ranked Louisville is 10-5 on the season, most recently defeating No. 51 Virginia Tech 6-1. The Cardinals are led by the No. 36-ranked singles player Etienne Donnet. Fabien Salle and Natan Rodrigues are also ranked in the top 60 in singles play. Salle and Rodrigues are also ranked 28th in doubles play alongside 68th-ranked Donnet and Sergio Hernandez.
Notre Dame is ranked 43rd in the nation, posting a 10-6 record in the spring. The Fighting Irish’s latest wins have come over Northern Kentucky and Virginia Tech. Sebastian Dominko is ranked 43rd in singles play for Notre Dame. Dominko and Connor Fu are ranked 40th in the nation in doubles.
Admission is free to all matches at the Scott Speicher Memorial Tennis Center. Live stats and video from both matches will be available on Seminoles.com.
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