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Clemson Men’s Tennis Drops 4-3 Decision To Duke On Sunday

Clemson Men’s Tennis Drops 4-3 Decision To Duke On Sunday

March 30, 2003

CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson men’s tennis team dropped a 4-3 decision to Duke on Sunday afternoon at the Hoke Sloan Tennis Center. The Blue Devils improve to 12-5 on the season and 4-0 in the ACC, while the Tigers fall to 19-8 overall and 3-1 in the conference.

In singles play, Sander Koning posted a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Phillip King at number one singles, while Nathan Thompson fell to Michael Yani at number two singles by a score of 6-4, 4-6, 6-2. At number three singles, Jarmaine Jenkins defeated Jason Zimmerman, 6-3, 6-4. Damiisa Robinson lost a three-set match (6-3, 5-7, 6-2) to Ludovic Walter at number four singles. Ash Misquith defeated Peter Shults by a score of 6-1, 6-2.

The Blue Devils won at number one and three doubles to win the team doubles point. At number one doubles, Nathan Thompson and Jenkins lost to King and Yani by a score of 8-2. Robinson and Boetsch posted an 8-5 win over Zimmermann and Walter at flight two doubles. The Tigers’ duo of Koning and Brett Twente fell to Stokke and Shults at number three doubles by a score of 8-4.

The Tigers will return to action on Friday, Apr. 4, as they travel to Winston-Salem, NC to take on Wake Forest.

Duke 4, Clemson 3 Singles 1 Sander Koning (CU) def. Phillip King (DU) 6-4, 6-4 2 Michael Yani (DU) def. Nathan Thompson (CU) 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 3 Jarmaine Jenkins (CU) def. Jason Zimmermann (DU) 6-3, 6-4 4 Ludovic Walter (DU) def. Damiisa Robinson (CU) 6-3, 5-7, 6-2 5 Jonathan Stokke (DU) def. John Boetsch (CU) 6-3, 6-1 6 Ash Misquith (CU) def. Peter Shults (DU) 6-1, 6-2

Doubles 1 King/Jani (DU) def. N. Thompson/Jenkins 8-2 2 Robinson/Boetsch (CU) def. Zimmermann/Walter 8-5 3 Stokke/Shults (DU) def. Koning/Brett Twente 8-4