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Duke defeats Clemson 6-1

Duke defeats Clemson 6-1

April 11, 2008

DURHAM, NC–Duke defeated Clemson 6-1 in a men’s Atlantic Coast Conference tennis match at Durham, NC Friday.

With the win, Duke is now 8-12 overall and 5-5 in the ACC. Clemson falls to 15-18 overall, and 1-9 in league play.

Clemson’s Kevin Fleck defeated Alex Stone at number five singles 5-7, 7-5, 7-6.

Clemson will play at North Carolina Sunday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. in Chapel Hill, NC. This will be the last regular season match for Clemson Head Coach Chuck Kriese as he is retiring after the conclusion of the 2008 season. Kriese has coached at Clemson for 33 seasons.

#42 Duke University 6, #61 Clemson 1

Singles competition 1. #50 David Goulet (DU) def. Carlos Alvarez (CU) 6-2, 6-2 2. #62 Reid Carleton (DU) def. Ike Belk (CU) 6-3, 6-2 3. Kiril Dimitrov (DU) def. Rok Bizjak (CU) 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 4. Dylan Arnould (DU) def. #122 Gera Boryachinskiy (CU) 6-3, 6-3 5. Kevin Fleck (CU) def. Alex Stone (DU) 5-7, 7-5, 7-6 6. Alain Michel (DU) def. Kevin Galloway (CU) 6-2, 6-1

Doubles competition 1. #50 David Goulet/Christopher Price (DU) def. Ike Belk/Rok Bizjak (CU) 8-5 2. Reid Carleton/Kiril Dimitrov (DU) def. Carlos Alvarez/Kevin Fleck (CU) 8-6 3. Dylan Arnould/Alex Stone (DU) def. Gera Boryachinskiy/Kevin Galloway (CU) 8-3

Match Notes: Clemson 15-18, 1-9 ACC; National ranking #61 Duke University 8-12, 5-5 ACC; National ranking #42 Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (1,2,4,6,5,3)

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