WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (March 3, 2023) – Florida National University’s men’s tennis team delivered a thrilling 4-3 win over the NCAA DII Palm Beach Atlantic University Sailfish Friday. The Conquistadors needed a solid win after dropping its first three matches of the 2023 season and denied PBA its first win at the Mitch Gornto Tennis Center this season.
In doubles play, FNU secured its first doubles point after Conquistador duo Luigi Stefanacci and David De Ayguavives and Umberto Particelli and Guido Gentile won their respective matches 6-4. In singles play, Jules Grignon completed a solid and dominant win over Blake Williams 6-2, 6-4. Particelli got FNU’s second singles point after winning his competitive match 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 ). The win was secured as Gentile won his match 6-3, 3-6, 6-4.
Sebastian Fujita / Jan Oppermann falls to Luis Eduardo Platas / Juanfer Contreras (1-6)
Luigi Stefanacci / David De Ayguavives defeats Peter Drager / Axel Reich (6-4)
Umberto Particelli / Guido Gentile defeats Kazuma Uematsu / Osvaldo Sergio Godoy (6-4)
Jerry Makela falls to Luis Eduardo Platas (4-6, 2-6)
Jules Grignon defeats Blake Williams (6-2, 6-4)
Umberto Particelli defeats Juanfer Contreras (6-3, 4-6, 7-6 )
Guido Gentile defeats Juan Fernandez (6-3, 3-6, 6-4)
Luigi Stefanacci falls to Marko Visontai (7-6 , 4-6, 2-6)
David De Ayguavives defeats Michal Precikowski (6-1, 6-2)
FNU record: (1-3)
PBA record (0-8)
Up Next: Men’s tennis travels to Boca Raton, Fla., for a match versus Case Western Reserve University on March 13.