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Florida State men’s tennis advanced to the round of 32 on Friday with a convincing 4-1 win over Georgia State to open the NCAA Tournament.
Loris Pourroy rallied from a first set loss to defeat Georgia State’s Andrei Duarte and clinch the match for the Seminoles, 1-6, 6-2, 6-2. After taking the doubles point, Andreja Petrovic and Joshua Dous Karpenschif gave the Seminoles a commanding 3-0 lead in Athens, Ga. with straight set victories.
Harvey Maughan picked up the only win for the Panthers. He topped FSU’s Richard Thongoana in straight sets, 6-3, 6-4.
With the win, FSU improves to 17-10 on the season and will vie for a spot in the Sweet 16. The Seminoles will take on No. 11 national seed and regional host Georgia on Saturday. The Bulldogs topped Alabama State on Friday, 4-0.
Between the Lines for May 6, 2022
Beach volleyball: (4) Loyola Marymount 1, (5) FSU 3 (NCAA Championships)
Men’s tennis: (59) Georgia State 1, (28) FSU 4 (NCAA Tournament)
Baseball: (15) FSU 2, Boston College 3
Softball: (3) FSU 3, NC State 0 (Suspended in 6th inning)
On the Agenda for May 7, 2022
Beach volleyball vs. No. 1 USC, 9 a.m. ET (NCAA Championships, ESPN2)
Women’s tennis vs. No. 42 Florida International, 11 a.m. (NCAA Tournament)
Softball at NC State, 1 p.m. ET (ACC Network Extra — resumption of Friday’s game will be followed by Saturday’s game)
Baseball at Boston College, 2 p.m. ET (ACC Network)
Men’s tennis at No. 11 Georgia, 4 p.m. ET (NCAA Tournament)
Rolling News and Notes
FSU’s softball game with NC State on Friday night was suspended in the top of the sixth with the Seminoles leading 3-0. The game will resume at 1 p.m. ET on Saturday with Saturday’s scheduled contest to follow.
The winner of Saturday’s beach volleyball contest between FSU and USC will play the winner of Georgia State and UCLA for a spot in the national championship match.