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    SEC Men's Tennis Weekly Honors

    Player of the Week
    Florent Diep • Florida
    Junior • Paris, France

    • Diep had his best weekend of the  season so far, defeating two ranked opponents in key SEC matches.
    • On Friday, he provided the clinching point in a road upset of No. 7 Ole Miss with a three-set win over 84th-ranked William Kallberg, while also teaming with Gordon Watson to earn a doubles win.
    • On Sunday, Diep and Watson won their doubles match against No. 13 Mississippi State although UF lost the point.
    • Diep then stormed past 50th-ranked Malte Stropp in straight sets to give UF a 3-1 lead in the match.

    4/5         #84 William Kallberg, Ole Miss  W 6-3, 2-6, 6-3
    4/7         #50 Malte Stropp, MSU  W 6-4, 6-1
    Doubles (with Gordon Watson)
    4/5         Kallberg/Wilder, Ole Miss           W 8-3
    4/7         Dumont/Wilkinson, MSU             W 8-5
    Freshman of the Week
    Romain Bogaerts • Mississippi State
    Huppaye, Belgium

    • Improved to 15-4 for dual match play, tying freshman Jordan Angus for the most dual match wins this season for the Bulldogs.
    • Is also 6-3 in SEC play, tying freshman Pedro Dumont for the most SEC wins of any Bulldog player.
    • Picked up his 15th career dual match victory by defeating UF’s Piro Sunday.
    • With the wins, Bogaerts has now won 12 of his 15 matches in straight sets.
    • The win Sunday against No. 125 Piro improved Bogaerts to 8-6 all-time against ranked opponents.
    • In doubles play, Bogaerts teamed up with Zach White for the first time this season, earning two victories, including a ranked win against South Carolina’s No. 55 Kyle Koch and Harry Menzies.
    • The duo’s 8-5 win Sunday clinched the all-important doubles point for the Bulldogs, the fourth time this season Bogaerts has been involved in a doubles-clincher.

    4/5         Tsvetan Mihov, South Carolina  W 6-4, 4-6, 6-2
    4/7         #125 Stephane Piro, Florida        W 6-3, 6-4
    Doubles (with Zach White)
    4/5         #55 Koch/Menzies, South Carolina          W 8-6
    4/7         Alford/Johnson, Florida               W 8-5