Knights Conclude FGCU Fall Invite with Three Victories

Oct. 1, 2012

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By Doug Richards

ORLANDO, Fla. (UCFAthletics.com) - The UCF men's tennis team concluded play Sunday in Fort Myers at the FGCU Fall Invitational with three victories. The wins on the back draw capped a successful event for the Knights.

In singles action, Juan Bolona eased to a 6-1, 6-4 triumph over Taylor Albrecht of Florida Atlantic. Matthew Gladstone held on for a 7-6, 6-7, (10-7) win over Florida Atlantic's Chriss Janssen.

Facing Barry's Romain Costamagna and Kevin Sielmann, Jorge Blasco and Mario Samson rolled to an 8-5 win.

The Knights will continue the fall portion of their schedule on Oct. 19 at the ITA Regionals in Tallahassee.

Back Draw (Singles) - Sept. 30

Juan Bolona (UCF) def. Taylor Albrecht (FAU) 6-1, 6-4
Matthew Gladstone (UCF) def. Chriss Janssen (FAU) 7-6, 6-7, (10-7)

Back Draw (Doubles) - Sept. 30

Samson/Bolona (UCF) def. Sielmann/Costamagna (Barry) 8-5

Third Round (Singles) - Sept. 29

Jordi Vives (FGCU) def. Pedro Wagner (UCF) 6-4, 6-2
Will Neuner (FAU) def. Jorge Blasco (UCF) 6-2, 6-3

Second Round (Singles) - Sept. 28

Pedro Wagner (UCF) def. Olivier Lemaitre (Barry) 6-3, 6-0
Jorge Blasco (UCF) def. Dylan Gunning (FGCU) 6-0, 6-2
Jordi Vives (FGCU) def. Matthew Gladstone (UCF) 6-1, 6-4
Dean Tsamas (FGCU) def. Mario Samson (UCF) 6-3, 4-6, 6-1

First Round (Singles) - Sept. 28

Matthew Gladstone (UCF) def. Henrique Tsukamoto (Miami) 6-3, 6-4
Pedro Wagner (UCF) def. Michael Beiler (FGCU) 7-6 (5), 6-5
Mario Samson (UCF) def. Eduardo Alfonzo (Barry) 6-1, 6-5
Kevin Sielmann (Barry) def. Juan Bolona (UCF) 7-6 (8), 6-4

Second Round (Doubles) - Sept. 29

Bao/Lvosky (FGCU) def. Wagner/Aulina (UCF) 8-5
Vivas/Alfonzo (Barry) def. Gladstone/Bolona (UCF) 8-4

First Round (Doubles) - Sept. 28

Wagner/Aulina (UCF) def. Costamagna/Sielmann (Barry) 8-6
Gladstone/Bolona (UCF) def. Dubuque/Meade (FAU) 9-8 (5)
Bao/Lvovsky (FGCU) def. Samson/Blasco (UCF) 9-8 (3)