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UF Men’s Tennis Duo Falls in ITA All-American Qualifying

By: UF Sports Communications
By: UF Sports Communications

Tulsa, OK - The Florida’s men’s tennis doubles pair of Sekou
Bangoura Jr. (Bradenton, Fla.) and Billy Federhofer (North Miami, Fla.)
fell in the final round of doubles qualifying at the ITA/D’Novo ITA
All-American Championships in Tulsa, Okla., hosted by the University of
Tulsa, on Wednesday.

After posting two wins on Tuesday, when the sophomores competed as a doubles team for the first time, Bangoura and Federhofer came out on the short end of an 8-6 decision against California’s Nicholas Andrews and Jonathan Dahan.

The event’s main draws begin on Thursday with UF represented in the
64-player singles tournament by ninth-ranked senior Alexandre Lacroix
(Paris, France) and in the 32-team doubles draw by the 20th-rated tandem of Lacroix and junior Nassim Slilam (Paris, France). Thursday’s
schedule and matchups have not yet been announced.

ITA All-American Championships
Tulsa, Okla.
Wednesday, Oct. 6, Results – Florida Only

Doubles Qualifying
Third Round
Andrews/Dahan (California) def. Bangoura/Federhofer (UF) – 8-6


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