Baptista shines for Men’s Tennis at ITA Regionals

Baptista shines for Men’s Tennis at ITA Regionals

PENSACOLA, Fla.  The opening day of the most important fall tournament of the season saw Lucca Baptista win three matches to lead the way for Lynn University men's tennis.

 ITA Regionals
Host: University of West Florida
Location: Ralph Carson Tennis Complex  | Pensacola, Fla.
Tournament Dates: Sept. 27-30
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  • Baptista and his doubles partner Gabriel Hocevar beat Louis Deck and Ulf Grosseloh of Spring Hill College, 8-1.
  • It wasn't as easy sailing for the duo of Robin Calais and Nicholas Cabrera who lost to Emile Le Terrier and Trey Seymour from Delta State, 8-0.


  • Cabrera lost his singles match to Francois Letallec of Mississippi College, 6-3, 6-3.
  • Calais beat Jesus Garcia Gil from Lee College, 6-4, 1-6, 10-6. However, he would go on to drop his second match to Yohan Nguyen of Valdosta State, 6-1 and retired.
  • Hocevar couldn't carry over the good vibes from the doubles match and lost to Leo De Sousa of Delta State, 6-2, 6-3.
  • Baptista kept it rolling all afternoon. He took care of Fergus O'Rourke of Spring Hill College, 6-3, 6-1 and went on to beat Eric Nordblom of Florida Southern 6-4, 6-3.

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