GC Men’s Tennis Upset Bid Ended by #1 West Florida

Freshman Enzo Kohn
Freshman Enzo Kohn

PENSACOLA, Fla. – The Georgia College Men's Tennis team (7-5) fell 6-1 at No. 1 University of West Florida (12-2) to close the West Florida Tournament Wednesday.

The Bobcats dropped all three doubles bouts. In first doubles, Jannik Kumbier (Neumunster, Germany) and Robin Moller (Hamburg, Germany) lost to Serdar Bojadjiev and Lucas Sanchez 8-5. In second doubles, Pedro Ecenarro (Santiago de Compostella, Spain) and Enzo Kohn (Rio de Janiero, Brazil) lost to Nicholas Springer and Alfonso Castellano 8-6. Third-slot doubles had the tightest match, a 9-7 defeat for Noah Wallace (Grayson, Georgia) and Gabriel Caron (Johns Creek, Georgia) to Nicolas Lecoutre and Juan Cabrera.

In singles, Kohn got the team's first point, beating Castellano 6-1, 6-3 in the fourth slot. Moller lost 6-0, 6-2 to Sanchez in the third line. Fifth and sixth singles finished at the same time, making for the 6-1 finish. In the fifth slot, Wallace lost to Cabrera 6-4, 6-2 and Caron lost to Robin Rafaitin in sixth singles, 6-3, 6-2.

The Bobcats are back in action Tuesday, March 27 at 2 p.m., playing host to the University of Alabama-Huntsville.

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