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Lynn sweeps singles to cap win vs. Saint Leo

BOCA RATON, Fla.-- Lynn defeated Saint Leo 8-1 on Sunday at the Perper Tennis Complex. Lynn took a 2-1 lead after doubles play before winning all six singles matches to claim the victory. The Fighting Knights advance to 5-0 on the season and 2-0 in Sunshine State Conference play.

Saint Leo’s top doubles team of Aloua Adjenak and Fons Verberne defeated Daniel Riggs and Paolo Volpicelli 8-5 to take a 1-0 lead. But the Fighting Knights’ No. 3 doubles team of Alessio Iannozzi and Pavel Mojha evened the match with an 8-6 win. Vlad Cirla and Roman Turtygin defeated Bruno Sisti and Ismail Lemtouni, 8-6, to put the Blue & White ahead 2-1 heading into doubles.

Lynn swept singles play and were led by No. 17 Cirla who defeated Sisti in two sets of 6-4. Wins by Riggs and Tomas Porkop in the Nos. 2 and 3 slots would clinch the victory before Volpicelli, Iannozzi and No. 36 Mojha would all emerge with wins.

With the win, the Blue & White is just four wins away from head coach Michael Perez’s 400th victory at the helm of the program.

No. 3 West Florida 9, No. 36 Alabama-Huntsville 0

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- West Florida defeated Alabama-Huntsville 9-0 on the road Sunday afternoon. West Florida (5-0, 3-0 GSC) wraps up the weekend road trip with three 9-0 wins against conference opponents.

No. 1 Bruno Savi won his fifth consecutive singles match 6-2, 6-2 in No. 1 singles while No. 24 Alex Peyrot won at No. 2 singles 6-0, 6-2. No. 16 Kenny Brasil won a close three-set match at No. 3 singles by a score of 6-4, 1-6, 10-8.

Savi and Pedro Roese won at No. 1 doubles 8-4 while Peyrot and Domenico Sano won 8-2 at No. 2 doubles. Elio Latella and Felipe Frattini won at No. 3 doubles 8-1.