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#2 Georgia defeats Clemson 5-2

Feb. 3, 2006

CLEMSON, SC–Second-ranked Georgia defeated Clemson 5-2 in a men’s intercollegiate tennis match at Clemson, SC Friday evening.

The match was played indoors at the Hoke Sloan Tennis Center on the Clemson campus.

With the win, Georgia improves to 2-0 on the year, while Clemson falls to 4-1 this season. The Bulldogs are ranked second nationally according to the latest ITA poll.

The Bulldogs’ Luis Flores defeated Clement Reix at number-one singles 6-1, 6-4.

The Tigers’ Ryan Young defeated Matic Omerzel 4-6, 7-6, 7-6 at number four singles. Brett Twente was victorious for Clemson at number six singles with a win over Ricardo Gonzalez 7-5, 7-5.

Clemson will play at the Illinois Classic at Champaign, IL on February 10-11 in the Tigers’ next action.

Singles

1. Luis Flores (G) d. Clement Reix (CU) 6-1, 6-4

2. John Isner (G) d. Sander Koning (CU) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3

3. Antonio Ruiz (G) d. Jarmaine Jenkins (CU) 7-6, 6-3

4. Ryan Young (CU) d. Matic Omerzel (G) 4-6, 7-6, 7-6

5. Strahinja Bobusic (G) d. Clint Boling (CU) 6-1, 6-0

6. Brett Twente (CU) d. Ricardo Gonzalez (G) 7-5, 7-5

Doubles (Count One Team Point)

1. Isner-Ruiz (G) d. Jenkins-Young (CU) 8-6

2. Koning-Reix (CU) d. Flores-Omerzel (G) 9-8

3. Gonzalez-Bobusic (G) d. Twente-Paul Koenke (CU) 8-5

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