Seminoles’ Weekend Wrap-Up

By: FSU Sports Information
By: FSU Sports Information

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida State men’s tennis team hosted the Cliff’s Invitational this weekend in Traveler’s Rest, South Carolina. The Seminoles competed against Michigan, Louisville, Furman and Clemson from Friday, September 24 thru Sunday, September 26. Florida State finished the weekend with a 5-1 record in doubles and a 13-11 singles’ record.

In doubles play, senior Vahid Mirzadeh (Wellington, Fla.) and sophomore Connor Smith (Tampa, Fla.) teamed up to post a 2-0 record on the weekend. The No. 17 pair defeated Galloway/Maden of Clemson 8-3 and Cha/Bernstein from Michigan 9-7.

Sophomore Anderson Reed (Daphne, Ala.) and freshman Blake Davis (Austin, Tex.) finished the weekend 2-0 in doubles as well. The duo beat both Buzzi/Jung of Michigan and Rossi/Franks of Michigan 8-4.

Finishing 1-0 in doubles was sophomores Jordan Kelly-Houston (Christchurch, New Zealand) and Andres Bucaro (Guatemala City, Guatemala). The pair beat Furman’s Duncan/Aru 8-0.

In singles play, four Seminoles finished the weekend with winning records. No. 35 Mirzadeh went 3-1 with victories against Andrew Carter of Louisville, Kevin Galloway of Clemson and Justin Rossi of Michigan. His only loss came to No. 25 Jason Jung of Michigan.

Kelly-Houston and Reed both finished the weekend with a 3-1 record while Smith finished 2-1. Bucaro finished the weekend even at 2-2.

The Seminoles compete at the ITA All-American Championships in Tulsa, Okla., October 2-10 and the Miami Tournament October 7-10.

RESULTS

DAY ONE

Doubles Round 1
Mirzadeh/Smith (FSU) d. Galloway/Maden (CLEM) 8-3
Davis/Reed (FSU) d. Buzzi/Jung (UM) 8-4
Bernstein/Cha (UM) d. Carter/Carter (UL) 8-2
Rossi/Franks (UM) d. Rigsby/Bolona (CLEM) 8-5
Crist/Droll (FUR) d. Nino/Terenzio (UL) 8-6
Kelly- Houston/Bucaro (FSU) d. Duncan/Aru (FUR) 8-0

Doubles Round 2
Mirzadeh/Smith (FSU) d. Cha/Bernstein (UM) 9-7
Davis/Reed (FSU) d. Rossi/Franks (UM) 8-4
Muil/Jung (UM) d. Long/Bucaro (FSU) 8-5
Duncan/Aru (FUR) d. Carter/Carter (UL) 8-3
Rigsby/Bolona (CLEM) d. Nino/Terenzio (UL) 9-7
Galloway/Maden (CLEM) d. Droll/Crist (FUR)

Singles Results
Vahid Mirzadeh (FSU) d. Andrew Carter (UL) 6-0,6-1
Jung (UM) d. Kevin Galloway (CLEM) 6-3,4-6,6-4
Bernstein (UM) d. Davis (FSU) 6-1,3-6,6-3
Rossi (UM) d. Aaron Carter (UL) 6-1,7-5
Nino (UL) d. Franks (UM) 3-6,6-3,6-4
Duncan (FUR) d. Bucaro (FSU) 6-2,6-3
Smith (FSU) d. Rigsby (CLEM) 6-1,6-3
Crist (FUR) d. Muil (UM) 7-5,6-1
Kelly Houston (FSU) d. Aru (FUR) 6-3,6-3
Maden (CLEM) d. Droll (FUR)
Cha (UM) d. Reed (FSU) 6-4,6-2
Buzzi (UM) d. Long (FSU) 6-3,6-2

DAY TWO

Singles Round 1

Jordan Kelly-Houston (FSU) d. Bernstein (UM) 1-6, 7-5, 6-3

Maden (CLEM) d. Terenzio (UL) 5-7, 7-6, 6-0

Aaron Carter (UL) d. Long (FSU) 6-3, 6-0

Anderson Reed (FSU) d. Buzzi (UM) 6-1, 7-6

Bolona (CLEM) d. Cha (UM) 7-5, 6-1

Nino (UL) d. Duncan (FUR) 6-7, 6-3, 6-2

Jung (UM) d. Mirzadeh (FSU) 6-0, 6-3

Connor Smith (FSU) d. Rossi (UM) 6-2, 6-3

Andres Bucaro (FSU) d. Aru (FUR) 6-2, 2-6, 7-6 (4)

Franks (UM) d. Crist (FUR) 7-6 (6), 7-5

Rigsby (CLEM) d. Droll (FUR) 6-3, 6-4

Andrew Carter (UL) d. Kevin Galloway (CLEM) 6-2, 2-6, 6-2

Singles Round 2

Aaron Carter (UL) d. Jordan Kelly-Houston (FSU) 7-6 (5), 2-6, 6-3

Cha (UM) d. Terenzio (UL) 6-2, 6-2

Bernstein (UM) d. Bolona (CLEM) 6-4, 4-6, 6-3

Maden (CLEM) d. Nino (UL) 6-3, 6-3

Buzzi (UM) d. Duncan (FUR) 6-4, 6-2

Jung (UM) d. Andrew Carter (FUR) 6-2, 6-2

Vahid Mirzadeh (FSU) d. Rossi (UM) 6-1, 6-4

Anderson Reed (FSU) d. Franks (UM) 4-6, 6-2, 7-6

Droll (FUR) d. Owen Long (FSU) 6-1, 6-2

Rigsby (CLEM) d. Aru (FUR) 6-3, 6-3

Crist (FUR) d. Andres Bucaro (FSU) 7-6(9), 6-3

DAY THREE

Terenzio (UL) def. Aru (FUR) 6-1, 6-1

Franks (UM) def. Aaron Carter (UL) 6-3, 6-3

Bernstein (UM) def. Nino 6-3, 6-4

Andrew Carter (UL) def. Juan Bolona (CLEM) 6-2, 6-1

Jason Jung (UM) def. Connor Smith (FSU) 7-5, 4-6, 14-12

Rossi (UM) def. Blake Davis (FSU) 7-6 (5), 3-6, 13-11

Jordan Kelly-Houston (FSU) def. Cho (UM) 6-3, 6-4

Droll (FUR) def. Buzzi (UM) 4-6, 6-2, 10-8

Vahid Mirzadeh (FSU) def. Kevin Galloway (CLEM) 6-3, 2-6, 10-6

Anderson Reed (FSU) def. Duncan (FUR) 6-3, 6-3

Maden (CLEM) def. Christ (FUR) 6-2, 7-5

Andres Bucaro (FSU) def. Rigsby (CLEM) 6-7(4), 6-4, 10-8


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