Bowles Falls In Finals

By: FSU Sports Communications
By: FSU Sports Communications

Gainesville, FL - Clint Bowles of the Florida State men’s tennis teamed run in the USTA/ITA Southeast Regional Championships ended on Monday in the final singles match. This was the second time the senior reached the final match of the tournament.

Bowles, a native of Tampa, faced off against Will Spencer of Georgia. In the first set, Bowles was down 3-1 but came back to make the set four-all. The crucial game was about fifteen minutes and went back and forth with each opponent having a lot of break and game points. Eventually Bowles got broken by Spencer 5-4. Spencer would go on to win the match 6-4, 6-2.

“I thought it was a very competitive match, very tight,” said head coach Dwayne Hultquist. “Clint made a nice run in the tournament but went down to start the match. Will Spencer played really well, very consistent, and didn’t make very many errors. I thought Clint played a good match, I think he played a little bit better yesterday but he played good tennis. The match was very good and well played on both sides.”

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USTA/ITA Regional Championships Complete Results


Finals, October 25

Will Spencer (UGA) def. No. 43 Clint Bowles (FSU) 6-4, 6-2

Semifinals, October 24

No. 43 Clint Bowles (FSU) def. No. 111 Sekou Bangoura (UF) 6-3, 6-2

Quarterfinals, October 24

No. 43 Clint Bowles (FSU) def. Andrew Butz (UF) 6-3, 7-5

Round of 16, October 23

No. 43 Clint Bowles (FSU) def. Juan Spir (GT) 6-3, 6-4

No. 53 Wael Kilani (USF) def. Connor Smith (FSU) 6-3, 6-4

Round of 32, October 23

No. 43 Clint Bowles (FSU) def. Edwardo Pavia (UM) 6-1, 6-3

Connor Smith (FSU) def. Campbell Johnson (UGA) 6-2, 3-6, 6-1

Sadio Doumbia (UGA) def. Anderson Reed (FSU) 6-4, 6-1

Fernando Banos Lopez (JU) def. Andres Bucaro (FSU)6-2, 6-3

No. 111 Sekou Bangoura Jr. (UF) def. Jordan Kelly-Houston (FSU) 6-4, 3-6, 6-2

Round of 64, October 22

No. 43 Clint Bowles (FSU) def. Hans Adrian Riseng (STET) 6-1, 6-4

Connor Smith (FSU) def. Dean O’Brien (GT) 6-3, 6-4

Anderson Reed (FSU) def. Pierse Tafelski (MER) 6-4, 6-7(5), 7-5

Jordan Kelly-Houston (FSU) def. Claudin Romano (UCF) 6-1, 6-4

Andres Bucaro (FSU) def. Jeff Klotz (STET) 6-1, 6-2

Drake Bernstein (UGA) def. Blake Davis (FSU) 6-2, 3-6, 7-5

Round of 128, October 21

Logan Shalmi (JU) def. Owen Long (FSU) 6-3, 6-2

Singles Consolation Draw, October 23

Blake Davis (FSU) def. Carlo Checchia (FGCU) 6-0, 6-1

Beuregrd Treyz (UNF) def. Owen Long (FSU) 6-2, 6-4


Quarterfinals, October 23

Deridder/Kilani (USF) def. Bucaro/Reed (FSU) 9-8(4)

Round of 16, October 22

Bucaro/Reed (FSU) def. Gomez/O’Brien (GT) 9-8(6)

Bernstein/Spencer (UGA) def. Kelly-Houston/Long (FSU) 8-0

Round of 32, October 22

Bucaro/Reed (FSU) def. Rosindo/Tauchner (MER) 8-3

Kelly-Houston/Long (FSU) def. Riseng/Stene (STET) 9-8(4)

Doumbia/Taboada (UGA) def. Bowles/Davis (FSU) 8-2

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