Cristian Gonzalez Mendez upsets No. 60 George Goldhoff.
After falling behind 2-0, the Seminoles won four straight singles matches to clinch the win.
Florida State opened up ACC play with a 6-1 win over Georgia Tech.
Florida State plays a doubleheader on Saturday.
The Seminoles played in front of the filled Indoor Tennis Facility.
Freshman Year: Spring - Finished his freshman year with a 23-10 singles record after posting a 17-5 mark in the spring...won ten straight matches to start the season...was 7-3 on court five and 9-2 on court two...went 7-4 in doubles and was 5-3 with Dominic Cotrone...posted his first postseason win against Georgia Tech's Colin Edwards in the ACC Championships.Fall - Ended the fall season with a 6-5 singles record and a 7-4 doubles mark...advanced to the main draw of the USTA/ITA Southeast Regional Championships...was 7-4 in doubles but 6-2 when he paired up with Andres Bucaro.
High School: Attended Martin County High School...five-star, blue chip recruit...won the 2011 Birmingham USTA Regional Tournament and the Jaimes Tennis Super Series...reached the finals of the Copa Gatorade Internacional in El Salvador...in 2010 he won the Copa Merengue Boys 18 G4 in the Dominican Republic and the Tennis Plaza Cup in Coral Gables, Fla....won the 47th Cope de Café in Costa Rica in 2011 and the 33rd ITF International Casablance Junior Cup in Mexico in doubles...won the Atlanta ITF doubles title in 2009.
Personal: Born October 19, 1993...son of Dennis and Debbie Rinaldi...aunt is Kathy Rinaldi who reached a career high tennis ranking of No. 6 in the world.