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William & Mary defeats Clemson 4-3

William & Mary defeats Clemson 4-3

Feb. 1, 2009

WILLIAMSBURG, VA – Marwan Ramadan defeated Clemson’s Carlos Alvarez at number-two singles 6-3, 6-3 in clinching the match and leading 63rd-ranked William and Mary to a 4-3 win over 60th-ranked Clemson in a men’s intercollegiate tennis match at Williamsburg, VA late Saturday night.

With the win, the Tribe claimed the Championship of the William and Mary Men’s Tennis Indoor Tournament at the McCormack-Nagelsen Tennis Center.

William and Mary improves to 9-2 this season, the best start for the Tribe since the 1997 season. Clemson falls to 2-2 this season.

Clemson will play Central Florida at Miami, FL on Friday, February 7, in the Tigers’ next action. The Tigers will open ACC play on Saturday with a match at Miami. After the two matches this weekend, the Tigers will begin an eight-match home stand.

#63 William and Mary 4, #60 Clemson 3Singles No. 1 – Keziel Juneau (W&M) def. Rok Bizjak (CU) – 6-4, 6-3 No. 2 – Marwan Ramadan (W&M) def. Carlos Alvarez (CU) – 6-3, 6-3 No. 3 – Gera Boryachinskiy (CU) def. Dominic Pagon (W&M) – 6-2, 6-1 No. 4 – Kevin Galloway (CU) def. Sebastien Vidal (W&M) – 4-6, ret. No. 5 – Richard Wardell (W&M) def. Kevin Fleck (CU) – 6-1, 7-5 No. 6 – Ike Belk (CU) def. Ilja Orre (W&M) – 6-4, 6-3

Doubles No. 1 – #52 Vidal/Juneau (W&M) def. Boryachinkiy/Bizjak (CU) – 8-6 No. 2 – Pagon/Orre (W&M) def. Moran/Alvarez (CU) – 8-5 No. 3 – Ramadan/Wardell (W&M) def. DiFazio/Belk (CU) – 9-8 (5)

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