MIAMI, Fla. -- West Florida defeated the No. 1-ranked Barry Buccaneers 6-3 on the road Tuesday afternoon. West Florida (12-0, 4-0 GSC) earns its third consecutive win against a top-10 ranked Sunshine State Conference opponent. UWF snapped Barry’s 41-match winning streak en route to the team's 12th consecutive win of the spring season.
"It was an unbelievable match today," head coach Derrick Racine said. "We were down 1-2 after doubles again but the guys refused to lose. They played unbelievable today.”
No. 1 Bruno Savi won his 12th consecutive singles match with a 6-2, 5-7, 6-2 win at No. 1 singles while No. 26 Felipe Frattini defeated No. 37 Leo Vivas 5-7, 7-5, 6-0 at No. 5 singles.
“Felipe Frattini clinched the match for us today,” Racine said. “He was cramping up in yesterday's match so it was just an unbelievable effort from him to come out with the win today.”
No. 24 Alex Peyrot defeated No. 12 Fabian Groetsch 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 at No. 2 singles en route to his 10th consecutive singles win.
Tony Rajaobelina won 6-2, 6-2 at No. 3 singles while No. 16 Kenny Brasil won at No. 4 singles 6-4, 7-5.
Domenico Sano and Elio Latella got the lone doubles win of the day for the Argonauts with an 8-6 win at No. 3 doubles.