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Clemson Travels to No. 20 Duke Friday, No. 8 North Carolina Sunday

Clemson Travels to No. 20 Duke Friday, No. 8 North Carolina Sunday

MATCH INFORMATION
Who: Clemson Tigers (9-8, 3-6 ACC) at No. 20 Duke Blue Devils (13-10, 4-4 ACC)
When: Friday, April 13 at 5 p.m.
Where: Durham, N.C. (Ambler Tennis Stadium)
Follow: @ClemsonMTennis on Twitter and Instagram

MATCH INFORMATION
Who: Clemson Tigers (9-8, 3-6 ACC) at No. 8 North Carolina Tar Heels (16-4, 7-1 ACC)
When: Sunday, April 15 at  1 p.m.
Where: Chapel Hill, N.C. (Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center)
Live Stats: http://www.statbroadcast.com/events/statbroadcast.php?t=1&gid=unc
Follow: @ClemsonMTennis on Twitter and Instagram

Clemson Notes:

-The Tigers are coming off of two road losses against Top 25 teams. On Friday, April 6 Clemson fell 6-1 to the No. 1 team in the nation, Wake Forest. Sunday, April 8 the Tigers dropped a 4-1 decision to No. 25 NC State. Simon Baudry clinched the lone point against the Demon Deacons while Yizhou Liu picked up the lone point against the Wolf Pack.

-Alex Favrot is ranked 64th according to the ITA poll released on April 10. The senior from France is 12-12 overall this season and has played all 14 of his dual matches at No. 1 singles, and has defeated three nationally-ranked opponents.

-The French duo of Favrot and Baudry are ranked 31st nationally in doubles. The pair is 11-4 overall, 7-3 in dual matches and are 4-1 in ACC dual matches.

-Baudry has won five out of his last six singles matches, improving to 19-7 overall and is 10-4 from his No. 2 spot in the singles lineup.

-Liu and Sam Edwards have teamed up to form the Tigers’ No. 2 doubles team, and the two are to 8-5 in dual matches this season, including a big win over Florida State’s 35th ranked team of Aziz Dougaz and Guy Iradukunda on Mar. 2.

-Clemson has won the doubles point in 11 of its 17 matches on the season. The Tigers have a 7-4 record in those 11 matches.


ITA RANKINGS
TEAM
North Carolina – 8th
Duke – 20th

SINGLES
William Blumberg (North Carolina) – 2nd
Nicolas Alvarez (Duke) – 16th
Benjamin Siguoin (North Carolina) – 33rd
Alex Favrot (Clemson) – 64th
Robert Kelly (North Carolina) – 100th
Catalin Mateas (Duke) – 107st

DOUBLES William Blumber and Robert Kelly (North Carolina) – 1st
Alex Favrot and Simon Baudry (Clemson) – 31st
Sean Sculley and Nick Stachowiak (Duke) – 81st

Live Stats/Video: http://www.goduke.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=4200&ATCLID=211710039

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