GREENSBORO, N.C. – Florida State junior Jean-Yves Aubone has been named Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week after unbeaten efforts in the Seminoles’ recent matches against Florida and Clemson.
Aubone earned a pair of ranked victories during his undefeated week. Against Florida, the All-American from Miami, Fla., had a hand in both of the Seminoles’ points in a 5-2 loss to the ninth-ranked Gators. Aubone partnered with junior Vahid Mirzadeh to clinch the doubles point in an upset win against 18th-ranked Antoine Benneteau and Joey Burkhardt, 8-5. He also earned the team’s only singles win against No. 19 Carlos Cueto 1-6, 6-4, 6-4.
Against Clemson, Aubone and Mirzadeh remained undefeated on the season (5-0) with a win against Carlos Alvarez and Rok Bizjak, 8-3. Aubone, the No. 28-ranked player in the country, finished his week with a straight-sets victory over Alvarez, 7-6, 6-3, to help the Seminoles post a 6-1 team win.