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Clemson defeats Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

Clemson defeats Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

Jan. 27, 2007

FORT WORTH, TX – Clemson defeated Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 5-2 in a men’s intercollegiate tennis match at Fort Worth, TX Saturday.

The Tigers won the doubles point, winning the third and deciding match in a tie-break, 9-8 (8-6). Clemson’s Clement Reix and Ryan Young won the first match in doubles play over Andrey Kumantsov and Mikhail Pavlov, 8-4. The Islanders were able to tie the doubles competition at one when Jose Ycaza and Raul Morant-Rivas took down Carlos Alvarez and Gera Boryachinskiy, 9-7 before Jermaine Jenkins and Paul Koenke won the doubles point over Jose Zunino and Jaume Farras.

The Islanders tied the match at one when Kumantsov defeated Reix, 7-6 (13-11), 6-2 at No. 1 singles. Clemson took the lead for good when Young took down Pavlov 6-1, 6-3 at No. 3 singles.

At No. 6 singles, Alvarez took a 6-2, 6-2 straight-set win over Joey Farrias, before Morant-Rivas won his match at No. 2 singles, 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 for the Islanders second point of the match.

DOUBLES 1. Reix/Young (Clemson) def. Kumantsov/Pavlov (TAMUCC) 8-4 2. Jenkins/Koenke (Clemson) def. Zunino/Farras (TAMUCC) 9-8 (8-6) 3. Ycaza/Morant-Rivas (TAMUCC) def. Alvarez/Boryachinskiy (Clemson) 9-7 Order of finish: 1, 3, 2

SINGLES 1. Andrey Kumantsov (TAMUCC) def. Clement Reix (Clemson) 7-6 (13-11), 6-2 2. Raul Morant-Rivas (TAMUCC) def. Jarmaine Jenkins (Clemson) 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 3. Ryan Young (Clemson) def. Mikhail Pavlov (TAMUCC) 6-1, 6-3 4. Paul Koenke (Clemson) def. Jaume Farra (TAMUCC) 7-6, 6-2 5. Rok Bizjak (Clemson) def. Jose Zunino (TAMUCC) 1-6, 6-3, 10-7 6. Carlos Alvarez (Clemson) def. Joey Farrias (TAMUCC) 6-2, 6-2