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Clemson defeats South Alabama 4-3

Feb. 27, 2006

MOBILE, AL–Sander Koning defeated Dia Doskarayev at number one singles 6-2, 6-7, 6-4 in clinching the match and leading Clemson to a 4-3 win over South Alabama in a men’s intercollegiate tennis match at Mobile, AL Sunday.

With the win, Clemson is now 12-2 on the year, while South Alabama falls to 7-2 this season. The Tigers are ranked 22nd in the latest ITA poll.

Clemson will play host to Georgia State on Friday, March 3 at 2:30 p.m. in the Tigers’ next action.

Clemson vs South Alabama (Feb 26, 2006)

#22 Clemson 4, South Alabama 3

Feb 26, 2006 at Mobile, Ala.

Singles competition

1. Sander Koning (CLEM) def. Dias Doskarayev (USA) 6-2, 6-7 (4-8), 6-4

2. Clement Reix (CLEM) def. Monte Tucker (USA) 6-1, 4-6, 6-4

3. Jack Baker (USA) def. Jarmaine Jenkins (CLEM) 6-2, 6-0

4. Ryan Young (CLEM) def. Robert Hodel (USA) 6-3, 6-2

5. Marek Sramek (USA) def. Clint Boling (CLEM) 6-4, 6-4

6. R.J. Nagel (USA) def. Brett Twente (CLEM) 6-3, 6-4

Doubles competition

1. Jarmaine Jenkins/Clement Reix (CLEM) def. Dias Doskarayev/Monte Tucker (USA) 8-5

2. Sander Koning/Brett Twente (CLEM) def. Jack Baker/Robert Hodel (USA) 8-4

3. Sam Huffman/Filip Kricka (USA) def. Ryan Young/Paul Koenke (CLEM) 9-8 (9-7)

Match Notes

Clemson 11-2; National ranking #22

South Alabama 7-2; National ranking #63

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

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