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Clemson Falls 4-3 at Boston College Sunday

Clemson Falls 4-3 at Boston College Sunday

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – The Clemson women’s tennis team lost a close 4-3 match on the road at Boston College on Sunday afternoon at the Flynn Recreation Complex in Chestnut Hill, Mass. With the loss, the Tigers dropped to 7-8 (1-5 ACC), while the Eagles improved to 7-6 (1-5 ACC).

Juniors Marie-Alexandre Leduc and Fernanda Navarro opened doubles play with their sixth-straight win, a 6-1 victory over the Eagles’ Dasha Possokhova and Kylie Wilcox at No. 1. Boston College won on Courts 3 and 2, in that order, to claim the doubles point.

The Eagles opened singles play with wins at No. 2, 3 and 4 to clinch the overall team win. After losing the first set, Leduc came from behind to defeat Asiya Dair at No. 1 singles (4-6, 6-3, 6-2). Junior Ally Miller-Krasilnikovwon in three sets at No. 5 singles, by a score of 6-3, 3-6, 1-0(6), and senior Daniela Ruiz gave Clemson its third point with a 6-4, 1-6, 1-0(7) win at No. 6.

The Tigers travel to Orlando, Fla. this week for their spring break training trip. As part of the trip, they will play a doubleheader on Wednesday, March 21 against Yale and UCF. Both matches will be played at the USTA National Campus in Lake Nona, Fla.