Third-ranked West Florida earns first sweep of season, tops West Alabama
LIVINGSTON, Ala. -- West Florida defeated No. 23 West Alabama 9-0 on the road on Friday afternoon. West Florida (3-0, 1-0 GSC) earned its first sweep of the season en route to the team’s first Gulf South Conference win.
“The guys match was a repeat of last year’s GSC final and the guys came out strong,” head coach Derrick Racine said. “The doubles were very close and we were fortunate to pull out all three. UWA always competes very well and it was really a great match and a good way to start out GSC matches.”
The No. 1-ranked singles player in the country, Bruno Savi, defeated No. 25 Nestor Vargas 6-1, 6-4 en route to his third consecutive victory. No. 24 Alex Peyrot won at No. 2 singles 6-1, 6-1 while No. 16 Kenny Brasil earned a 6-1, 7-6 victory at No. 3 singles.
Savi and Pedro Roese won at No. 1 doubles 8-5 while Peyrot and Domenico Sano won 9-7 at No. 2 doubles. Elio Latella and Felipe Frattini won at No. 3 doubles 8-4.