CLEMSON, S.C. – The Clemson men’s tennis team fell to No. 24 Old Dominion on Sunday afternoon at the Hoke Sloan Tennis Center, 4-0. The Tigers fall to 7-2 overall after their second straight loss and the Monarchs improve to 8-2 overall.
Old Dominion clinched the doubles point on Sunday afternoon with wins on courts one and three. Juniors Alex Favrot and Sam Edwards fell to the 43rd-ranked doubles team on court one, 6-2. Seniors Daffra Sanon and Arturo Pinazo got momentum back on Clemson’s side after winning 6-3 on court three. The deciding match on court three would go to a tiebreak before Robert Dudley and Carlos Kelaidis fell, 7-6(4).
The Monarchs quickly went up 2-0 over the Tigers after Kelaidis fell at No. 5, (6-0, 6-2). Old Dominion jumped out to a 3-0 advantage when Edwards fell in straight sets at No. 4, (6-4, 6-1). With another straight set, (6-4, 6-1), win at No. 2 the Monarchs clinched the match over the Tigers.
Clemson returns to the courts to open ACC play on Sunday, Feb. 19 at 12 p.m. against Miami in Coral Gables, Fla.
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