Aggie tennis sweeps Florida at ITA Indoor - KXXV-TV News Channel 25 - Central Texas News and Weather for Waco, Temple, Killeen |

Aggie tennis sweeps Florida at ITA Indoor

COLLEGE STATION, TX (KXXV) -

The No. 6 Texas A&M men’s tennis team swept No. 11 Florida in the first round of the ITA National Indoor Team Championships Friday afternoon in Seattle, Wash. The Maroon & White topped the Gators, 4-0, at the Seattle Tennis Club, advancing to take on No. 3 North Carolina in Saturday’s second round.

Freshman Patrick Kypson clinched the win for the Aggies on the top court. Currently ranked No. 84 in singles, the right hander secured the first top-10 win of his collegiate career. The Raleigh, N.C. native, bested No. 9 Alfredo Perez 4-6, 6-3, 6-1 to send the Aggies through to the second round.

No. 52 Arthur Rinderknech joined Kypson in the win column over a top-10 opponent. Rinderknech ousted No. 7 Johannes Ingildsen 7-6(4), 6-4 on court two to push the A&M advantage to 3-0. No. 67 Jordi Arconada picked up the first singles point of the day for the Maroon & White, he defeated No. 43 Duarte Vale 6-2, 6-1 to secure a 2-0 lead.

Rinderknech and Kypson clinched the doubles point with an impressive 7-5 win over No. 5 McClain Kessler and Vale on the top doubles court. Valentin Vacherot and Barnaby Smith topped Ingildsen and Chase Perez-Blanco, 6-2, on doubles court three. No. 6 Juan Carlos Aguilar and Arconada were tripped up by Perez and Oliver Crawford, 6-4, on court two.

No. 3 North Carolina advanced to Saturday’s second round with a 4-0 win over No. 22 Notre Dame. The Aggies and Tar Heels will face off at 5:30 p.m. (CT) at the Seattle Tennis Club.

  • SportsMore>>

  • Turkey charges father of NBA's Kanter as terror group member

    Turkey charges father of NBA's Kanter as terror group member

    Monday, June 18 2018 3:30 PM EDT2018-06-18 19:30:33 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 1:27 AM EDT2018-06-22 05:27:09 GMT
    Turkey's official news agency says a court has accepted an indictment charging the father of NBA player Enes Kanter with "membership in a terror group." (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, file)Turkey's official news agency says a court has accepted an indictment charging the father of NBA player Enes Kanter with "membership in a terror group." (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, file)

    Turkey's official news agency says a court has accepted an indictment charging the father of NBA player Enes Kanter with "membership in a terror group."

    More >>

    Turkey's official news agency says a court has accepted an indictment charging the father of NBA player Enes Kanter with "membership in a terror group."

    More >>
  • Trotz resigns as coach of Stanley Cup-winning Capitals

    Trotz resigns as coach of Stanley Cup-winning Capitals

    Monday, June 18 2018 3:20 PM EDT2018-06-18 19:20:17 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 10:32 PM EDT2018-06-22 02:32:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Washington Capitals head coach Barry Trotz arrives with the team at Dulles International Airport in Sterling, Va., Friday, June 8, 2018, the day after defeating the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Washington Capitals head coach Barry Trotz arrives with the team at Dulles International Airport in Sterling, Va., Friday, June 8, 2018, the day after defeating the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup ...
    Barry Trotz has resigned as coach of the Washington Capitals after leading them to the Stanley Cup.More >>
    Barry Trotz has resigned as coach of the Washington Capitals after leading them to the Stanley Cup.More >>
  • Baylor puts 65 on Big 12 Academic All-Rookie teams

    Baylor puts 65 on Big 12 Academic All-Rookie teams

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:38 PM EDT2018-06-21 22:38:55 GMT
    (Source: Baylor University)(Source: Baylor University)
    (Source: Baylor University)(Source: Baylor University)

    For the second year in a row, Baylor led the Big 12 Conference with a school record 65 student-athletes named to the 2017-18 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team, the league office announced Thursday.

    More >>

    For the second year in a row, Baylor led the Big 12 Conference with a school record 65 student-athletes named to the 2017-18 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team, the league office announced Thursday.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly