Search

Georgia Tech Defeats Clemson 7-0

March 31, 2010

ATLANTA, GA – Georgia Tech defeated Clemson 7-0 in a men’s Atlantic Coast Conference tennis match in Atlanta, GA Wednesday afternoon.

With the win, the 25th ranked Yellow Jackets improved to 13-3 overall and 4-1 in the ACC. Clemson, ranked 43rd this week, fell to 15-5, 1-4 in the ACC with the loss.

At number one singles, fourth-ranked Guillermo Gomez of Georgia Tech defeated Derek DiFazio 6-4, 6-3.

Clemson will play host to Boston College on Friday April 2, at 12:00 p.m. and to Maryland on Sunday, April 4, at 10:00 a.m.

Today’s match was the 50th meeting between the two schools on the tennis courts. The series started in 1925. Georgia Tech now leads the series 27-23.

#25 Georgia Tech 7, #43 Clemson 0

Singles competition

1. #4 Guillermo Gomez (GT) def. Derek DiFazio (CL) 6-4, 6-3

2. #62 Kevin King (GT) def. Carlos Alvarez (CL) 6-2, 4-6, 6-4

3. Eliot Potvin (GT) def. Kevin Galloway (CL) 6-3, 2-6, 6-1

4. Miguel Muguruza (GT) def. Wesley Moran (CL) 6-3, 6-4

5. Magin Ortiga (GT) def. Juan Bolona (CL) 4-6, 6-4, 0-0 (3-0), retired

6. Juan Spir (GT) def. Moritz Dettinger (CL) 7-5, 7-5

Doubles competition

1. Juan Spir/Kevin King (GT) def. Gera Boryachinskiy/Derek DiFazio (CL) 8-7

2. Eliot Potvin/Ryan Smith (GT) def. Moritz Dettinger/Zachary Rigsby (CL) 8-5

3. Guillermo Gomez/Dean O’Brien (GT) def. Carlos Alvarez/Juan Bolona (CL) 8-5

Match Notes:

Clemson 13-5, 1-4 ACC; National ranking #43 Georgia Tech 13-3, 4-1 ACC; National ranking #25 Order of finish: Doubles (2,3,1); Singles (1,6,4,3,2,5)

News