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#6 Duke Defeats Clemson 7-0

#6 Duke Defeats Clemson 7-0

March 30, 2012

DURHAM, NC – Sixth-ranked Duke defeated Clemson 7-0 in an Atlantic Coast Conference men’s tennis match at Durham, NC Friday. With the win, Duke improves to 15-3 overall, 4-1 in the ACC. Clemson falls to 8-9 overall, 4-2 in league play. Duke is ranked sixth nationally, while the Tigers are ranked 64th.

At number one singles, #6 Henrique Cunha of Duke defeated the Tigers’ Yannick Maden 6-4, 6-3.

The Tigers will play at North Carolina on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. in Chapel Hill, NC in the Tigers’ next action.

#6 Duke 7, #64 Clemson 0 March 30, 2012, Ambler Tennis Stadium, Durham, NC

Singles competition 1. #6 Henrique Cunha (D) def. #66 Yannick Maden (CU) 6-4, 6-3 2. #26 Chris Mengel (D) def. Gerardo Meza (CU) 6-4, 6-3 3. #106 Torsten Wietoska (D) def. Ayrton Wibowo (CU) 6-4, 6-4 4. Fred Saba (D) def. Dominique Maden (CU) 6-2, 4-6, 6-1 5. Raphael Hemmeler (D) def. Hunter Harrington (CU) 6-1, 6-2 6. Jason Tahir (D) def. Zachary Rigsby (CU) 6-1, 1-6, 6-3

Doubles competition 1. #26 Henrique Cunha/Chris Mengel (D) def. Yannick Maden/Ayrton Wibowo (CU) 8-6 2. Cale Hammond/Raphael Hemmeler (D) def. Gerardo Meza/Zachary Rigsby (CU) 8-4 3. Fred Saba/Jason Tahir (D) def. Dominique Maden/Wes Moran (CU) 8-6

Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (5,3,1,2,4,6)

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