A doubles-point win was not enough for an FNU victory over Gyrenes

FNU men's tennis final graphic. (03-20-23)
FNU men’s tennis final graphic. (03-20-23)


AVE MARIA, Fla. (March 20, 2023)Florida National University’s men’s tennis team fell 6-1 to the No. 13 Ave Maria Gyrenes Monday. The Conquistadors got off to a stellar start after winning the doubles point but fell short in singles play for their sixth loss of the 2023 season.

FNU’s Luigi Stefanacci and David De Ayguavives delivered a 6-4 win over their AMU opponents while a 6-3 win from partners Umberto Particelli and Guido Gentile got the Conquistadors an early 1-0 lead. But in singles play, FNU fell short of the mark in all six of its matches as the home team secured a solid 6-1 win.

Doubles Competition:

Number one: 

Sebastian Fujita / Jan Oppermann fall to Luca Cirenza / Gustavo Cruz (6-7)

Number two:

Luigi Stefanacci / David De Ayguavives defeated Gaston Erhardt / Fernando Orihuela (6-4)

Number three: 

Umberto Particelli / Guido Gentile defeated Greyson Williams / Carlos Thireau (6-3)

Singles Competition: 

Jerry Makela falls to Gustavo Cruz (1-6, 3-6)

Jules Grignon falls to Fernando Orihuela (2-6, 2-6)

Umberto Particelli falls to Gaston Erhardt (5-7, 2-6)

David De Ayguavives falls to Bruno Duarte (2-6, 2-6)

Luigi Stefanacci falls to Tom Alias (0-6, 2-6)

Jan Oppermann falls to Greyson Williams (4-6, 4-6)

Match Notes:

FNU record: (1-5)

AMU record (4-2)

Up Next: FNU tennis host Warner University on March 27 at 12 p.m


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