Florida State begins play at 8:00 a.m. at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
Florida State will host both men's and women's teams at the prestigious event.
The Seminoles are 16-5 at the Bedford Cup.
Florida State goes 8-3 in singles on the first day of competition.
Seven Seminoles represent the team including four freshmen.
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 business.