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#14 Women’s Tennis Set For Road Date At #20 Kentucky

#14 Women’s Tennis Set For Road Date At #20 Kentucky

Feb. 28, 2009

CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson women’s tennis team, ranked #14 in the latest Campbell/ITA Tennis poll, will travel to Lexington, KY for a date with the 20th-ranked Kentucky Wildcats on Sunday. The teams are scheduled to begin play at 12:00 pm at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex.

The Tigers are coming off a 4-3 upset of #4 Georgia Tech in their first conference match of the season last Wednesday and now boast an 8-3 record for the 2009 season. Most recently, the Wildcats posted a 6-1 win over Indiana to remain undefeated at 7-0.

Clemson swept the doubles matches against the Yellow Jackets to post its 10th doubles point of the year. The Tigers have trailed going into singles play just once this season and have captured all three doubles matches five times.

Kentucky has won the previous seven meetings between the two schools, including a 5-2 victory in 2008, and holds an 8-3 advantage in the series score. The Tigers’ last win over the Wildcats was at the Indiana Invitational in 1986.