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Mar 30, 2019

Clemson Hosts No. 3 Wake Forest Sunday, Third Top-10 Opponent in Four Matches

Who: Clemson Tigers (8-12, 1-6 ACC) vs. No. 3 Wake Forest Demon Deacons (23-3, 9-0 ACC)
When: Sunday, March 31, 1 p.m.
Where: Duckworth Family Tennis Facility, Clemson, S.C.
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Promotion: Sundae Sunday – Ice cream sundaes for the first 100 fans.

Clemson Notes: 

  • The Clemson men’s tennis team hosts the nation’s third-ranked team, Wake Forest (23-3, 9-0 ACC) on Sunday, March 31 at 1 p.m. at the Duckworth Family Tennis Facility.
  • The match against the No. 3 Demon Deacons is the Tigers’ seventh against a ranked opponent this season, their third against a top-10 opponent, their fifth out of the last six against a ranked opponent, and their third out of the last four against a top-10 opponent.
  • Clemson is coming off of a 6-1 loss at No. 5 Virginia on March 24. Against the Cavaliers, junior Carlos Kelaidis came from behind to win his match at No. 4 singles in three sets (3-6, 7-6(3), 1-0(4)).
  • Junior Simon Baudry leads the Tigers with 10 overall singles wins on the 2018-19 season, while fellow junior Pierre-Louis Dodens holds the team lead in dual singles wins with nine, to go along with a 9-5 dual record.
  • Dodens also leads the team in overall and dual doubles wins with 12, and a 12-4 record. Dodens and freshman Jacob Jahn have a 7-3 record in dual doubles play this spring.

ITA Rankings:

Wake Forest – 3rd

Petros Chrysochos (Wake Forest) – 3rd
Bar Botzer (Wake Forest) – 22nd
Borna Gojo (Wake Forest) – 50th
Melios Efstathiou (Wake Forest) – 79th

Bar Botzer & Petros Chrysochos (Wake Forest) – T-26th
Alan Gadjiev & Borna Gojo (Wake Forest) – 61st