Wake Forest Falls to No. 5 Florida at ITA Kick-Off Weekend
Danny Kreyman won at No. 2 singles
Danny Kreyman won at No. 2 singles

Jan. 29, 2012

Final Stats

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - No. 5 Florida proved to be too much for the Wake Forest men's tennis team, defeating the Demon Deacons 6-1 on Sunday at the Ring Tennis Complex in Gainesville, Fla.

The loss was the Deacons' first of the season, dropping them to 4-1. With the win, the Gators (3-0) advance to the ITA National Indoor Championships.

Danny Kreyman, who is ranked No. 115 nationally in singles, picked up Wake Forest's lone win of the match, defeating Nassim Slilam 2-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10) at the No. 2 position. Kreyman is now 4-1 in dual matches this season and 7-1 in tiebreaks.

Wake Forest was swept in doubles for the first time this season by a formidable Florida lineup that featured three duos that are ranked in the top 50 nationally. Billy Federhofer clinched the win for the Gators at the No. 6 position, defeating Alex Tsai 6-1, 6-2.

Wake Forest will return home to host No. 47 VCU and No. 28 Notre Dame in a doubleheader on Friday at the Indoor Tennis Center. The Demon Deacons will face the Rams at 2 p.m. before taking on the Fighting Irish at 7 p.m.

#5 Florida 6, #41 Wake Forest 1

Singles
1. #69 Bob van Overbeek (UF) def. David Hopkins (WF) 7-6 (7-3), 6-4
2. #115 Danny Kreyman (WF) def. Nassim Slilam (UF) 2-6, 6-4, 1-0 (12-10)
3. Frank Carleton (UF) def. Amogh Prabhakar (WF) 6-3, 6-1
4. Florent Diep (UF) def. Conner Sherwood (WF) 6-4, 6-2
5. #84 Spencer Newman (UF) def. Adam Lee (WF) 6-1, 6-4
6. Billy Federhofer (UF) def. Alex Tsai (WF) 6-1, 6-2

Doubles
1. #4 Billy Federhofer/Nassim Slilam (UF) def. David Hopkins/Amogh Prabhakar (WF) 8-3
2. #41 Frank Carleton/Spencer Newman (UF) def. Danny Kreyman/Adam Lee (WF) 8-6
3. #25 Bob van Overbeek/Andrew Butz (UF) def. Conner Sherwood/Alex Tsai (WF) 8-5

 

 

Match Notes:
Wake Forest 4-1; National ranking #41
Florida 3-0; National ranking #5
Order of finish: Doubles (1,3*,2); Singles (4,3,6*,5,1,2)
 

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