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Clemson Men’s Tennis Falls To Duke In ACC Championship

April 20, 2003

RALEIGH, NC – The Clemson men’s tennis team fell 4-1 to Duke in the championship of the ACC Tournament Sunday at Millbrook Exchange Tennis Center. The Blue Devils improve to 20-5, while the Tigers fall to 24-10 on the season.

In singles play, Sander Koning dropped a 7-6 (2), 6-0 decision to Michael Yani at number two singles. Jarmaine Jenkins fell to Ludovic Walter at flight three singles, 7-5, 6-2, while Ash Misquith fell to Peter Shults by a score of 6-2, 6-2.

In doubles action, the Tigers won at number one and three positions to win the doubles point. Nathan Thompson and Jenkins posted an 8-6 win over Yani and Phillip King at number one doubles, while Koning and Brett Twente defeated Jonathan Stokke and Shults at flight three doubles by a score of 8-4.

Duke 4, Clemson 1 1. Phillip King (DU) vs. Nathan Thompson (CU) DNF 2. Michael Yani (DU) def. Sander Koning (CU) 7-6 (2), 6-0 3. Ludovic Walter (DU) def. Jarmaine Jenkins (CU) 7-5, 6-2 4. Jason Zimmermann (DU) def. John Boetsch (CU) 6-4, 6-1 5. Jonathan Stokke (DU) vs. Damiisa Robinson (CU) DNF 6. Peter Shults (DU) d. Ash Misquith (CU) 6-2, 6-2 Doubles 1. N. Thompson/Jenkins (CU) def. Yani/King (DU) 8-6 2. Zimmermann/Walter (DU) vs. Robinson/Boetsch (CU) DNF 3. Koning/B. Twente (CU) def. Stokke/Shults (DU) 8-4