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Clement Reix advances in NCAA Men’s Tennis Tournament

May 24, 2006

STANFORD, CA–Clemson’s Clement Reix defeated Matt Baccarani of Ball State 6-4, 6-4 in the opening round of the NCAA Men’s Singles Tournament at Stanford, CA Wednesday afternoon.

Reix will play Harel Srugo of Old Dominion Thursday in the round of 32. Srugo upset Raian Luchici of North Carolina 6-3, 6-7, 6-0. Luchici was seeded 9-16 in the 64-player tournament.

Reix is ranked 30th nationally in singles play by the latest ITA poll. The Tigers’ doubles team of Reix and Jarmaine Jenkins will play Marco Born and Andreas Siljestrom of Middle Tennessee State on Thursday in the opening round of the NCAA Doubles Tournament. Born and Siljestrom are seeded 5-8 in the doubles tournament.