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Stefani, Owls Shine at Bedford Cup
Oct. 7, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Arthur Stefani lead the Florida Atlantic University men’s tennis team to 11 singles wins and five doubles victories at the Bedford Cup as the senior won his singles flight.

Quick Hits

• FAU’s Arthur Stefani won the B singles after opening play with a 6-2, 6-2 decision over Pablo Aycart. In the quarterfinals, Stefani beat Colter Decoste 7-6, 5-7, 10-8 before upending Sean Burnette 6-2, 6-3 in the semifinals. Stefani knocked of fourth-seeded Vasyl Kiselyov 6-3, 6-4 to win the B singles flight.
Ignacio Garcia ran his way to the quarterfinals of the A singles with a 6-2, 7-5 win over Dane Dunlap in the opener and a 6-2, 6-1 win versus Terrell Whitehurst in the round of 16 before falling 3-6, 6-2, 10-6 in a battle with top-seeded Mikjail Sokolovskly.
Anthony Schohn opened the A singles with a 6-4, 7-5 win over Linus Bergevi before falling to seventh-seeded Chase Wood 6-0, 6-4 in the round of 16. Schohn lost 6-3, 6-4 in the second round of the consolation draw to Felipe Ramierez
• Fourth-seed Remi Chancerel topped Antoine Sanchez 4-6, 6-4, 12-10 in a marathon to open singles play before being tripped up 7-6(8), 6-3 in the round of 16 by Christian Langmo. Chancerel then suffered a 6-3, 6-4 loss to Dane Dunlap in the consolation bracket.
Gabriel Sidney dropped the opener 6-3, 6-4 to Malik Bhatnagar before a 6-4, 6-4 loss to Felipe Ramirez in the consolations.
Alexander Gitin won his first match 6-4, 6-3 over Nile Clark in the round of 16 before a 6-3, 6-1 loss to Sean Burnette in the quarterfinals of the B singles.
Thomas Guy fell 7-6, 5-7, 6-1 in his first round of the B singles to Austin Bates. He then made a run through the consolation bracket with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Jake Kuhlman and a 6-3, 6-1 win over Collin MacNamara in the semifinals.
• In the A doubles, Chancerel and Guy teamed up to knock off the Whitehurst duo 6-4 and the team of Clark/Shimamoto 6-3 in the quarterfinals. Their run came to an end with a 6-4 loss to Dunlap/Langmo in the semifinals.
• Garcia and Sidney fell 6-1 in their first doubles match before bouncing back for a 7-5 win over Bhatnagar and Sanchez in the consolation bracket.
• Gitin and Marwan Abaza paired up to win the opener of the B doubles with a 6-4 victory over Hasona and Le Grande and beat Fernanez/Ruiz 7-6 in the semifinals before a 7-6 loss to Bates/Cerrini in the doubles finals.
• Schohn and Stefani suffered a 6-3 loss in their opener and fell 7-6 in the consolation bracket.



Up Next

The Owls travel to Atlanta for the ITA Regionals Oct. 13-17 before closing out the fall at the Georgia Southern Invitational in Statesboro, Ga. Oct. 27-29.

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