MONTGOMERY, Ala. (April 14, 2023) – Florida National University’s men’s tennis team overcame another loss in doubles play for a thrilling 4-3 win over Southern States Athletic Conference foe Blue Mountain Christian College Friday. This is the first victory for FNU at the Montgomery SSAC Round-Up and improves its season record to 4-7. The Toppers drop to 5-8 on the year and 0-4 in SSAC play.
Losses from doubles partners Jan Oppermann and Sebastian Fujita as well as Luigi Stefanacci and David De Ayguavives gave BMC a 1-0 lead heading into singles play.
Four roaring victories from FNU’s Guido Gentile, Umberto Particelli, De Ayguavives and Stefanacci got the job done in Alabama.
Jan Oppermann / Sebastian Fujita fall to Rick Sakamoto / Danko Yordanov 1-6
Umberto Particelli / Guido Gentile versus Justin Van Amerongen / Axel Sperling DNF
Luigi Stefanacci / David De Ayguavives fall to Marco Inga / Victor Lopez 6-7 
Sebastian Fujita falls to Justin Van Amerongen 6-4, 1-6, 4-6
Guido Gentile defeats Marco Inga 3-6, 6-1, 6-4
Umberto Particelli defeats Danko Yordanov 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
David De Ayguavives defeats Rick Sakamoto 6-7, 6-3, 6-3
Luigi Stefanacci defeats Victor Lopez 7-6, 6-1
Jan Oppermann falls to Axel Sperling 3-6, 3-6
FNU record: (4-7)
BMC record: (5-8)
Up Next: FNU tennis turns its attention to Middle Georgia State and William Carey tomorrow starting at 10 a.m.