Cristian Gonzalez Mendez talks about his teammates and soccer.
Cristian Gonzalez Mendez talks about what tennis players do in the offseason.
Florida State upsets the No. 18 team in the nation.
Florida State opened up ACC play with a 6-1 win over Georgia Tech.
The Seminoles only lost two out of 18 matches Saturday.
RS-Freshman Year: Spring - Finished the spring with a 2-1 singles record...went perfect in doubles playing with Blake Davis going 2-0...finished 1-0 playing doubles with Michael Rinaldi. Fall - In his first match for the Seminoles, he upset the No. 105 player in the nation in Taylor Albrecht of FAU...posted a 4-6 record in singles while going 6-4 in doubles with Cristian Gonzalez Mendez...reached the semifinals of the Bedford Cup but lost to teammates Andres Bucaro and Benjamin Lock.
Freshman Year: Redshirted.
High School: Parana state champion at the Interfederation Cup...earned one ATP point at the Brazil F38 in Sorocaba, Sao Paulo.
Personal: Born on August 11, 1993...has played tennis since he was 10...self-proclaimed music lover who plays the guitar, piano and flute...son of Carlos and Danielle Gauer...close friend to former Florida State tennis player Antonio Prieto...majoring in economics.