September 25th, 2017

All-UF Final at ‘Tennis on Campus’ UF Gatorbowl in Gainesville

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The University of Florida club tennis team held its ground at the UF Gatorbowl on Sept. 23 in Gainesville, where two UF teams reached the final over seven other schools and 32 total teams in attendance.

The UF-“A” team defeated the UF-“B” team 28-21 in the Gold Bracket final in the first USTA Florida “Tennis on Campus” series tournament of the 2017-18 season.

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Gold Bracket Final Results:

Women’s Doubles: Paige Nicholson/Taylor Oliver (UF-A) d. Noelle Kough/Aslesha Lissanevitch 6-2
Men’s Doubles: Stephen Felman/Coley Hungate (UF-B) d. Shiv Krishnaswamy/Johann Rapp 6-4
Women’s Singles: Sarah Perkins (UF-A) d. Kalika Shelar 6-4
Men’s Singles: Wyatt Ebert (UF-A) d. Andrew Makarov 6-4
Mixed Doubles: Spencer Ong/Isabella Herrero (UF-A) d. Luca del Olmo/Aslesha Lissanevitch 6-5

Other schools participating were the University of Central Florida, Florida State University, Florida Gulf Coast University, University of Tampa, Florida Atlantic University, University of North Florida and the University of Miami.

It was the 11th consecutive Florida TOC Gold Bracket event won by either UF or UCF dating to the 2015-16 season.

The UNF-“A” team won the Silver Bracket, in the final defeating the UF-“D” squad 24-23 in a super-tiebreaker. The Bronze Bracket was won by the FAU-“A” team which defeated the FSU-“B” team 21-19 in the final.

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The next event on the 2017 Tennis on Campus schedule will be the USF Bull Run in Tampa on Oct. 7.

2017 Schedule and Results:

Sept. 23 — UF Gatorbowl, Gainesville (FINAL: UF-“A” d. UF-“B”)
Oct. 7 — USF Bull Run, Tampa
Oct. 28 — FSU Battle in the Capital, Tallahassee
Nov. 4 — UCF Knightro Cup, Orlando
Nov. 11 — UM Ibis Open, Coral Gables
Jan. 20 — FGCU Dirty Bird Classic, Ft. Myers
Feb. 17 — Delray Beach Open ‘Tennis On Campus’ Challenge, Delray Beach
Feb. 24 — USTA Florida Tennis on Campus Section Championships

About USTA Tennis On Campus
The USTA’s Tennis On Campus program is designed to provide college students with opportunities for team camaraderie, social networking, and rivaled competition through tennis without the rigors of a NCAA varsity program. Tennis on Campus offers fun co-ed team-based play (using the World TeamTennis scoring format), regional and national championship competition, and helps students maintain active and healthy lifestyles through their college years. Currently the program is offered on more than 500 college campuses. The USTA Tennis on Campus team format features men’s and women’s singles, men’s and women’s doubles and mixed doubles, with a minimum of two men and two women per team.

For more information on the USTA Florida Tennis on Campus series or to start a team at your school go to, or contact Desirae McLaughlin at