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Feb 17, 2019

Clemson Drops Road Match at Georgia State Sunday

PEACHTREE CORNERS, Ga. – The Clemson men’s tennis team lost a 4-2 decision on the road against Georgia State on Sunday, at the indoor courts at Life Time Athletic in Peachtree Corners, Ga. With the loss, the Tigers fell to 6-4 on the season, while the Panthers improved to 4-3 with the win.

For the fifth-consecutive match, junior Pierre-Louis Dodens and freshman Jacob Jahn won their match at No. 2 doubles, defeating their Georgia State opponent by a score of 6-2 to remain undefeated in dual matches. The Panthers earned close wins at No. 3 and No. 1 doubles, in that order, to claim the team doubles point.

Jahn opened singles play with a 6-4, 6-0 win at No. 6, the fourth singles victory in a row for the rookie. Georgia State was victorious on Court 4 and Court 1 to take a 3-1 lead, before Dodens put another Tiger point on the board, winning a 7-6(6), 6-4 decision at No. 5 singles. The Panthers picked up the final point at No. 2 singles to clinch the victory.


The Tigers open ACC play on a road trip in the state of Florida next weekend. The team faces Florida State on Friday, Feb. 22 in Tallahassee before heading to Coral Gables to take on Miami on Sunday, Feb. 24.