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Clemson Women’s Tennis Plays Host to Charlotte Tuesday

Clemson Women’s Tennis Plays Host to Charlotte Tuesday

Feb. 8, 2010

CLEMSON, SC – The 15th-ranked Clemson women’s tennis team, fresh off an upset of fourth-ranked Georgia, will welcome the Charlotte 49ers to the Clemson Indoor Tennis Center on Tuesday at 2:30 pm. The Tigers are trying to move to 8-0 on the season for only the fourth time in school history, while Charlotte checks in at 0-3.

Live scoring will be available at ClemsonTigers.com.

This will be Clemson’s final tune-up before heading to Madison, WI for the ITA National Team Indoor Championships, in which the Tigers have already reached the third round. Clemson plays #8 Southern California at 3:30 pm on Friday.

The Tigers defeated #4 Georgia in Athens on Saturday, their first win at a top-five opponent since 2006 and only the fourth road top-five win in school history. Laurianne Henry clinched the match in a dramatic third set at flight five after the Tigers had fallen behind, 3-1, in the match. Ina Hadziselimovic won at flight three, Estefania Balda won at flight six to help Clemson clinch the win.

Clemson has beaten five ranked teams in the first seven matches, including wins over #4 Georgia, #20 Ole Miss, #37 Texas A&M, #43 VCU, and #68 College of Charleston.

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