Tanapatt Nirundorn and Togan Tokac, known as T&T to Gators fans, both come from international backgrounds. The duo were the only two Gators to play every Fall doubles match with each other, and they were the only freshman pair to make the Intercollegiate Tennis Association top 10 by the end of the semester.
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In June 2019, Florida head coach Roland Thornqvist recruited Lauren Embree to come home as an assistant coach.During her playing career at UF, Embree amassed five All-American titles and earned Southeastern Conference Player of the Year honors three times. She also played an integral role in the Gators winning back-to-back national titles in 2011 and 2012.
Jonah and Micah Braswell come from a sports family. Their dad formerly played and coached tennis at Florida State. Now, Jonah competes at Florida, and Micah is at Texas, but they stay in contact as they progress through college.
The Florida men's tennis team hosted its only home event of the Fall season and every player had successful outings. The Gators grabbed 27 wins over the weekend, including some victories over fellow teammates.
Florida women’s tennis announced the addition of Qavia Lopez Wednesday. Lopez is the top-ranked recruit in the class of 2023. The five-star prospect hails from Delray Beach, Florida, and is ranked as the No.1 recruit in the nation by Babola.
The Gators women's tennis team took over Miami with strong singles play against Northwestern and Kentucky.
Senior Lukas Greif won five straight games to take home a victory in the consolation bracket final, and freshman Jonah Braswell made it to the semifinals of the main draw. The two also competed alongside each other in the doubles draw and outlasted the Gators’ other pairs.
The Gators leave Atlanta with momentum as Dudeney and Briggs finish second in the doubles main draw.
The Gators battled in North Carolina for the ITA All-American Championship, but they fail to make any significant noise deep into the tournament.
Five Gators — Braswell, Nirundorn, Tokac, junior Will Grant and senior Lukas Greif — held spots in the pre-qualifying round, while sophomore Nate Bonetto was placed in qualifying and graduate transfer Axel Nefve automatically advanced to the main draw. The team had three duos — Bonetto/Greif, Grant/Nefve and Nirundorn/Tokac — compete in the doubles qualifying draw.
Florida had four players represent the team at the Commodore Invitational in Nashville — Intercollegiate Tennis Association ranked No. 91 Nate Bonetto, Will Grant, Lukas Greif and No. 34 Axel Nefve — each competing in singles and doubles play.
Senior Emma Shelton and sophomore Emily De Oliveira showed out for Florida as they claimed titles in the Bedford Cup.
Starting off on the right foot, Spee and Dudeney secured wins in the Lubbock 15k qualifying rounds.
The Gators will be without six players from last year’s 26-3 men’s tennis squad, but they still expect to be a top team in the country. Florida will depend on many new faces as it hopes to return to the National Championship success it had in 2020.
After jumping to No. 171 in the Pepperstone ATP Rankings, Ben Shelton has elected to depart from Florida two years early and turn pro.
Former United States Tennis Association player development national coach Mat Cloer is headed to Gainesville after being named the Florida Gators men’s tennis associate head coach Sunday.
Shelton displayed great toughness as he was named the 2022 NCAA singles national champion Saturday.
The No.7-seeded Cavaliers (26-5, 12-0) defeated Florida (26-3, 12-0) and punched their ticket to the Final Four with a 4-1 victory atin the Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex in Champaign, Illinois.
The No. 2-seeded Gators (26-2, 12-0) defeated the North Carolina Tar Heels (18-9, 9-3) at The Ring Friday to capture an Elite Eight berth, 4-0. Florida entered the match off dominating performances in the first two rounds of the NCAA tournament, eliminating Miami and New Orleans last weekend.