April 5, 2013

No. 15 Lions Drop 7-2 Decision to No. 3 West Florida

PENSACOLA, Fla. – The No. 3 West Florida men's tennis team handed No. 15 Saint Leo a 7-2 loss on Friday at the Ralph Carson Tennis Complex. The loss marked the Lions' first setback in over a month's time.

In tough top 25 matchups, No. 8 Kevin Ducros defeated No. 18 Aloua Adjenak, 6-2, 6-2, at No. 1 singles and No. 43 Tony Rajaobelina defeated the No. 28 Matt Nicholson-Lewis 6-2, 6-2 at No. 3 setting up the third ranked Argos for a solid victory over the Lions.

The Lions will look to rebound when they face #23 Valdosta State in Pensacola.  The match is scheduled to get underway at 11:00 a.m.

#3 West Florida 7, #15 Saint Leo 2
04/05/13 at Pensacola, Fla. (Ralph "Skeeter" Carson Tennis Complex)  

Singles competition
1. #8 Kevin Ducros (UWF) def. #18 Aloua Adjenak (SLM) 6-2, 6-2
2. #3 Bruno Savi (UWF) def. Bruno Sisti (SLM) 6-1, 6-0
3. #43 Tony Rajaobelina (UWF) def. #28 Matt Nicholson-Lewis (SLM) 6-2, 6-2
4. #45 Elio Latela (UWF) def. Victor Lozier (SLM) 6-2, 3-0, retired
5. Felipe Frattini (UWF) def. Ismail Lemtouni (SLM) 7-5, 5-7, 10-8
6. Jacobo Gonzalez-Tarr (SLM) def. Domenico Sano (UWF) 1-6, 6-3, 11-9
Doubles competition
1. #4 Kevin Ducros/Bruno Savi (UWF) def. Aloua Adjenak/Antoine Raffaelli (SLM) 8-3
2. Matt Nicholson-Lewis/Bruno Sisti (SLM) def. Tony Rajaobelina/Domenico Sano (UWF) 8-5
3. Elio Latela/Felipe Frattini (UWF) def. Ismail Lemtouni/Victor Lozier (SLM) 8-2
Match Notes
Saint Leo 12-3; National ranking #15; Regional ranking #5
West Florida 15-1; National ranking #3; Regional ranking #2