Men's Tennis Begins Fall Play
Doug Devriendt won both of his matches at the University of Miami Fall Classic.

Doug Devriendt won both of his matches at the University of Miami Fall Classic.

Sept. 23, 2001

CORAL GABLES, FL -

Florida Atlantic University, the defending Atlantic Sun Conference Champions, began fall play at the University of Miami Fall Classic. The Owls, which finished last season ranked 52nd nationally, competed against Alabama and Miami during the three-day event.

Doug Devriendt, last year's A-Sun Player-of-the-Year, won both of his matches as did Sandro Spotti. John Johnson also won for the Owls in singles play. Meanwhile, the team of Devriendt and Cristian Paiz won against both Alabama and Miami.

FAU vs ALABAMA
Singles
1. Doug Devriendt (FAU) d. Stephen Mitchell (UA) 6-3, 6-2.
2. Chris Gostek (UA) d. Martin Jirak (FAU) 7-6, 6-1.
3. Sandro Spotti (FAU) d. Chris McRae (UA) 7-6, 6-3.
4. Christian Broderson (UA) d. Cristian Paiz (FAU) 6-4, 6-4.
5. Nicolas-John Beuque (UA) d. Ernest Diaz (FAU) 6-1, 6-4.
6. Michael Ray Pallares (UA) d. John Johnson (FAU) 7-5, 6-0.
7. Brian Isern (UA) d. Thiago Cunha (FAU) 6-1, 6-1.

Doubles
1. Devriendt/Paiz (FAU) d. Beuque/Mitchell (UA) 9-8.
2. Gostek/McRae (UA) d. Jirak/Spotti (FAU) 9-7.
3. Boyles/Isern (UA) d. Diaz/Johnson (FAU) 8-3.

FAU vs MIAMI (FL)
Singles
1. Doug Devriendt (FAU) d. Jose Lieberman (UM) 2-6, 6-4, 1-0 ret.
2. Sandro Spotti (FAU) d. Andrew Golub (UM) 6-2, 7-5.
3. Andrew McDade (UM) d. Cristian Paiz (FAU) 6-1, 6-4.
4. Tarik El Bassiouni (UM) d. Ernest Diaz (FAU) 6-4, 6-2.
5. John Johnson (FAU) d. Justin Kinney (UM) 0-6, 6-4, 7-5.
6. Max LePivert (UM) d. Thiago Cunha (FAU) 6-2, 6-1.

 

 

Doubles
1. Devriendt/Paiz (FAU) d. Golub/Lieberman (UM) 9-7.
2. Kinney/McDade (UM) d. Cunha/Spotti (FAU) 9-7.
3. El Bassiouni/Myles (UM) Diaz/Johnson (FAU) 8-3.
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