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Michigan Downs Clemson In Men’s Tennis, 5-2

Michigan Downs Clemson In Men’s Tennis, 5-2

Feb. 17, 2002

TUSCALOOSA, ALA. – The 45th-ranked University of Michigan men’s tennis team defeated the 56th-ranked Clemson Tigers 5-2 Saturday night at the Hank Crisp Indoor Tennis Facility. With the loss, Clemson falls to 3-4 on the season.

Michigan took the doubles point from the Tigers by winning at the No. 1 and No. 2 positions. Damiisa Robinson and Goran Sterijowski picked up the lone doubles win for the Tigers with an 8-5 victory at the No. 3 position over Michigan’s pair of Anthony Jackson and Greg Novak.

Michigan then carried the momentum into singles action where they won four of the six matches. Similar to their match against Alabama on Friday night, the Tigers were impressive at the No. 5 and No. 6 positions. Clemson’s Sander Koning defeated David Anuing at No. 6 singles in three sets 6-4, 6-7, 6-4, and Nathan Thompson beat Greg Novak at the No. 5 position by a score of 7-5, 4-6, 6-2.

MICHIGAN 5, CLEMSON 2

Doubles 1. Shaya/Rolf (UM) d. Gojanovic/N. Thompson (CU) 8-5 2. Beam/Lockin (UM) d. Koning/M. Thompson (CU) 9-8 3. Robinson/Sterijowski (CU) d. Jackson/Novak (UM) 8-5

Singles 1. Henry Beam (UM) d. Marko Gojanovic (CU) 6-4, 6-3 2. Ben Cox (UM) d. Jamin Thompson (CU) 6-4, 7-6 3. Anthony Jackson (UM) d. Micah Thompson (CU) 5-7, 6-1, 6-3 4. Matt Lockin (UM) d. Goran Sterijowski (CU) 6-1, 6-2 5. Nathan Thompson (CU) d. Greg Novak (UM) 7-5, 4-6, 6-2 6. Sander Koning (CU) d. David Anuing (UM) 6-4, 6-7, 6-4

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