In Cnu 2022 Cus Perugia tennis is champion of Italy again
After a two-year hiatus, the National University Championships have returned and, in the 2022 edition, there was still a feast of medals by the representative of cus perugia that remains at the top of the tennis discipline.
The racket specialists have proven their worth and, after winning gold in 2019 in L’Aquila, they return from the prestigious spring event with four medals: two gold and two bronze.
Four boys called to keep the colors red and white: Stefano Baldoni (Faculty of Motor Sciences), Gilberto Casucci (Faculty of Law), Marianna Pipitone (Faculty of Motor Sciences), Sara Montorselli (Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences), both involved in singles and doubles competitions.
Climbing to the highest step of the podium in the single was Stefano Baldoni who in the first round beat Gianmarco Altieri 6-1, 6-0; in the second round Nicolò Vanadia 6-2, 6-3; in the third round Simone Cacciapuoti 6-2, 6-3; in the semi-final he beat Lorenzo Lorusso of Cus Lecce 6-0, 6-1 and in the final the strong athlete of Cus Genova and multiple Italian champion Alesssandro Ceppellini 6-3, 6-0.
He got a splendid third place. Gilberto Casucci who defeated Dario Caselli 6-1, 6-0 in the first round; in the second round he defeated Marco Micundo 6-3, 6-2; in the third round Davide Aschieri 7-5, 6-3, and in the semifinals he was stopped by Alessandro Ceppellini 7-6, 6-4.
in the single woman mariana pipitone she took advantage of a bye in the first round, then made her debut asserting herself positively against Valentina Campagnolo of Cus Milano, in the third round she gave way to the more experienced Maria Canavese of Cus Torino 3-6, 3-6.
Instead, he didn’t make it past the second round. sara monterselli who won in her debut against Sofia Betti de Cus Bologna 6-0, 6-0 but then surrendered to Elsa Terranova de Cus Torino 3-6, 4-6; player with great touch and excellent flying skills.
In men’s doubles they won the title of champions of Italy Baldoni-Casucci who missed the first round by bye; then they beat the local duo of Cus Cassino Cerbo – Bruni 6-0, 6-1; in the third round Vanadia – Di Stefano del Cus Catania 6-1, 6-3; in the semifinal Maduro – Cardella 6-3, 6-2; and in the final the pair of Cus Genova Ceppellini – Merighi 6-2, 6-3.
In women’s doubles they took the bronze medal pipiton – Montorselli who missed the first round by bye; in the second they beat Cus Bologna made up of Valgimigli – Betti 6-1, 6-4; and in the semifinals he surrendered after a great battle at Canavese-Gardella 2-6, 6-1, 5-10.
The coach shows satisfaction matthew avellini: «Incredible result! First of all, I thank the guys who responded positively to my call, managing to find the time to train between one exam and another. It had never happened that the tennis section of Cus Perugia had such important successes. I hope that these medals bring more and more passion and encouragement both to the members of the tennis school to try to emulate these results one day, and to all the people who frequent the facilities of via Tuderte and the Bambagioni sports center. Lastly, I would like to pay special praise to Stefano Baldoni, who won two gold medals in his first participation at the CNU, and to Gilberto Casucci because both have shown human and sporting qualities that are truly rare in such young boys».