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Clemson Opens ACC Play Against Florida State & Hosts USC Upstate Friday

Clemson Opens ACC Play Against Florida State & Hosts USC Upstate Friday

MATCH INFORMATION

Who: Clemson (8-6) vs. Florida State (8-3) & Clemson (8-6) vs. SC Upstate (2-7)

When: Friday, March 4 at 11 a.m. & 5 p.m.

Where: Clemson, S.C. (Hoke Sloan Tennis Center)

CLEMSON, S.C. – The Clemson men’s tennis team opens ACC play on Friday when they play host to Florida State on Friday morning. Clemson also host SC Upstate on Friday night. The Tigers face Florida State at 11 a.m. and South Carolina Upstate at 5 p.m. Live stats will be available at http://clemsontigers.com/fls/28500/tennisstats/xlive.htm. Periodic score updates will be provided via Twitter, @ClemsonMTennis.

Clemson is coming off a weekend split. The Tigers fell to #61 South Carolina Saturday morning, 4-0. Clemson then rebounded against South Carolina State in their second match, winning 7-0. Daffra Sanon and Robert Dudley lead the Tigers in doubles play, going 2-0 on the weekend and recording their fifth straight win together. Austin Ansari also had a strong showing in singles play against South Carolina State, winning in two sets, (6-4, 6-4).

Scouting Florida State: Florida State men’s tennis team is 8-3 on the season and ranked 47th nationally. The Seminoles and Tigers will be meeting for the 38th time on Friday morning. The current series in 18-19 in favor of Florida State. The Seminoles are led by doubles duo, Benjamin Lock and Marco Nunez. The duo defeated the nations number one doubles team this past weekend at Florida University.

Scouting South Carolina Upstate: The Spartans of South Carolina Upstate are currently 2-7 overall on the season. The Spartans have defeated Gardner-Webb and Campbell. This will be the third meeting between the two teams, Clemson holds the series lead, 2-0.

Next Match: Friday, March 11, 11 a.m. – Clemson vs. Notre Dame (Clemson, S.C.)

Promotions:

  • Any student that attends the match will receive a free Clemson Men’s Tennis t-shirt 

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