Men's Tennis - Archives 2016-17
The doubles pair of senior Jose Gracia and junior Guy Iradukunda have advanced to the finals of the Bedford Cup in Tampa, Fla on Saturday.
The Florida State men's tennis team will travel down to Tampa on Friday for the annual Bedford Cup. The three-day event will begin on Sept. 23 at 8 a.m. at the USF Varsity Tennis Courts.
PALMAS DEL MAR, PUERTO RICO- The Florida State men's tennis team capped off a successful weekend at the Puerto Rico Invite Sunday. On Saturday, the Seminoles continued their strong performance in doubles play as the team of redshirt junior Jose Gracia and junior Terrance Whitehurst earned a 6-3 win over Mercer. Together, Gracia and Whitehurst went 3-0 on the weekend, capturing the doubles portion of the Invite for the ‘Noles.
San Juan, Puerto Rico- The Florida State men's tennis team got off to a hot start Friday morning at the 2016 Palmas Tournament in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The competition began with doubles play, where the Seminoles finished with a strong 5-1 record.
Junior Guy Iradukunda, along with the National Players of the Year and the ITA/Arthur Ashe Jr. National Leadership and Sportsmanship Award winners, was recognized as a member of the 2016 ITA Collegiate All-Star Team at the 2016 Oracle/ITA Arthur Ashe/All-Star Weekend this week in New York, New York.
After winning the Florida Sectional qualifier in June, Terrance Whitehurst advanced to the US Open National Playoffs Men's Singles Championship, where he played well but fell in three sets to fourth-seeded Jose Statham of New Zealand 4-6, 6-1, 6-1 at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale University on Saturday.
The Florida State sophomore is ranked fourth on the pro tour among college players.
The former ATP Tour professional spent the past four seasons at Alabama.