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Men's Tennis: Tennis Falls to Florida State, 5-2

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Louisiana Men's Tennis team ended its Florida road swing falling to the Florida State Seminoles, 5-2 on Saturday morning.
 
The Ragin' Cajuns claimed the first point of the match with their two doubles wins from the Jan Galka and Kacper Dworak and Karlo Kajin and Pierce Gilheany. Galka and Dworak beat Alex Knaff and Sebastian Arcila, 6-3 and Kajin and Gilheany took down Chase Wood and Rana Roop Bhullar, 6-4.
 
Ivailo Keremedchiev was the only Ragin' Cajun to claim a singles victory beating Juan Martin Jalif, 7-5, 6-4. Galka and Dworak both won their first set, but fell in three sets. On a positive note freshman Kajin made his spring debut for the Ragin' Cajuns, but fell 6-3, 6-3.
 
Louisiana will be back in action on Saturday, January 18, when it hosts a doubleheader with Alcorn State for its first home matches of the season.
 
Final Results
Singles
Alex Knaff (FSU) def. Galka (UL), 2-6, 6-3, 6-1
Ivailo Keremedchiev (UL) def. Juan Martin Jalif (FSU), 7-5, 6-4
Marcus Walters (FSU) def. Kacper Dworak (UL), 4-6, 6-3, 6-0
Sebastian Arcila (FSU) def. Jamie Fraser (UL), 7 (11) – 6 (9), 6-0
Rana Ropp Bhullar (FSU) def. Karlo Kajin (UL), 6-3, 6-3
Richard Thongoana (FSU) def. Pierce Gilheany (UL), 6-4, 6-3
 
Doubles
Galka and Dworak (UL) def. Alex Knaff and Sebastian Arcila (FSU), 6-3
Fraser and Keremedchiev (UL) vs. Walters and Martin Jalif (FSU), 5-5, unfinished
Kajin and Gilheany (UL) def. Wood and Roop Bhullar (FSU), 6-4