FGCU Men's Tennis Falls to No. 72 ETSU, 6-1
FORT MYERS, Fla. – The FGCU men’s tennis team fell to East Tennessee State 6-1 on Wednesday afternoon. Sergio Rebolledo (Fort Myers, Fla.) picked up the lone singles win for the Eagles, winning 7-6 (4), 6-7 (5), 11-9 at No. 5 singles. The Eagles fall to 3-7 overall, 2-3 in the A-Sun, while the Bucs improve to 6-6, 3-0 in conference play.
The team of Matthew Rock (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) and Thibaud Aime defeated Juan Ramirez and Grega Teraz, 9-7, at No. 1 doubles. ETSU took the other two doubles matches, claiming the doubles point and a 1-0 lead in the match.
In singles play, the Bucs won five of the six matches in straight sets. Rebolledo was able to earn a well-deserved point for the Blue and Green, outlasting Robin Akser in a three-set match, 7-6 (4), 6-7 (5), 11-9.
The Eagles return to the courts on Saturday (March 13) when they host Troy University. The match is set to begin at 1 p.m. at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
1. Rock/Aime (FGCU) def. Ramirez/Teraz (ETSU) 9-7
2. Bandres/Gille (ETSU) def. Checchia/Leitz (FGCU) 8-6
3. Isaza/Akser (ETSU) def. Lvovsky/Rebolledo (FGCU) 8-0
1. Teraz (ETSU) def. Aime (FGCU) 6-3, 6-3
2. Gille (ETSU) def. Checchia (FGCU) 6-1, 6-1
3. Bandres (ETSU) def. Leitz (FGCU) 6-1, 6-1
4. Ramirez (ETSU) def. Rock (FGCU) 7-5, 6-3
5. Rebolledo (FGCU) def. Akser (ETSU) 7-6 (4), 6-7 (5), 11-9
6. Bonevalle (ETSU) def. Lvovsky (FGCU) 6-1, 6-1
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