Men's Tennis Picks Up Two Singles and Doubles Titles at PBA Tourney

Men's Tennis Picks Up Two Singles and Doubles Titles at PBA Tourney

WEST PALM BEACH, FL - The Florida Southern men's tennis team picked up two singles championships and a pair of doubles championships at the Fall Sailfish Invitational held over the weekend at the Mitch Gornto Tennis Center on the campus of Palm Beach Atlantic University.

Miroslav Cvjetan won the Singles Flight 6 championship while Lennart Vossgäetter took top honors in Flight 7. In addition, Tim Becker advanced to the championship match of Flight 3 while Jacob Baehr finished third in Flight 7. In doubles, John Sakellarides and Brian Pham teamed to win the championship of Doubles Flight 3 while Miroslav Cvjetan and Hikaru Nagoshi paired to win the championship of Flight 4 while Baehr and Danny Thomas took third place in the same Flight.

"Overall it was a very solid weekend for us," said head coach Greg Van Emburgh. "We picked up some solid and significant results while playing against some of the best teams in the Sunshine State Conference in Barry, Lynn, Saint Leo, PBA, and Rollins. We won singles and doubles against them, and our guys gained a lot of experience. It was great to see how competitive we are."

Florida Southern will host the men's and women's ITA South Regionals in Lakeland on Sept. 21-24.

Florida Southern results:

Doubles Flight #1

Doubles Flight #2

Doubles Flight #3

Doubles Flight #4

Singles Flight #2

  • Oscar Sohl def. Ghali Mensour (Saint Leo), 2-6, 7-6 (2), 11-9
  • Blake Bayldon (Barry) def. Oscar Sohl, 6-3, 6-4
  • Philipp Hoffmann (Palm Beach Atlantic) def. Oscar Sohl, W/O - 3rd Place Match
  • Daniel Ventura (Barry) def. Alvaro Arias, 6-1, 6-0
  • Alvaro Arias def. Guy Feigin (Rollins), 2-6, 6-2, 10-3
  • Gabriel Hocevar (Lynn) def. Alvaro Arias, 6-2, 6-4 - 5th Place Match

Singles Flight #3

  • Tim Becker def. Ignassi Forcano (Barry), score n/a
  • Tim Becker def. Jose Porfirio (Lynn), 6-3, 6-1
  • Tao Castillo (ASA) def. Tim Becker, 6-2, 6-2 - Championship Match

Singles Flight #4

Singles Flight #5

Singles Flight #6

  • Miroslav Cvjetan def. Joao Rodrigo Costa (ASA), 7-5, 4-6, 10-6
  • Miroslav Cvjetan def. Thomas Salmon (Palm Beach Atlantic), 6-3, 4-6, 10-6
  • Miroslav Cvjetan def. Javier Sanchez Pradullo (ASA), 7-5, 6-2 - Championship Match
  • Danny Thomas def. Carlos Meneses (Palm Beach Atlantic), 6-4, 6-1
  • Javier Sanchez Pradullo (ASA) def. Danny Thomas, 6-4, 6-4
  • Thomas Salmon (Palm Beach Atlantic) def. Danny Thomas, 6-1, 6-2 - 3rd Place Match

Singles Flight #7

Singles Flight #8

  • Ryan Neal (Lynn) def. Jacob Baehr, 7-5, 1-6, 10-8
  • Jacob Baehr def. Masato Naganuma (ASA), W/O
  • Jacob Baehr def. Migual Paz (Palm Beach Atlantic), 3-6, 7-5, 10-7 - 3rd Place Match