MATCH INFORMATIONWho: Clemson Tigers (9-8, 3-6 ACC) at No. 20 Duke Blue Devils (13-10, 4-4 ACC)When: Friday, April 13 at 5 p.m.Where: Durham, N.C. (Ambler Tennis Stadium)Follow: @ClemsonMTennis on Twitter and Instagram
MATCH INFORMATIONWho: Clemson Tigers (9-8, 3-6 ACC) at No. 8 North Carolina Tar Heels (16-4, 7-1 ACC)When: Sunday, April 15 at 1 p.m.Where: Chapel Hill, N.C. (Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center)Live Stats: http://www.statbroadcast.com/events/statbroadcast.php?t=1&gid=uncFollow: @ClemsonMTennis on Twitter and Instagram
-The Tigers are coming off of two road losses against Top 25 teams. On Friday, April 6 Clemson fell 6-1 to the No. 1 team in the nation, Wake Forest. Sunday, April 8 the Tigers dropped a 4-1 decision to No. 25 NC State. Simon Baudry clinched the lone point against the Demon Deacons while Yizhou Liu picked up the lone point against the Wolf Pack.
-Alex Favrot is ranked 64th according to the ITA poll released on April 10. The senior from France is 12-12 overall this season and has played all 14 of his dual matches at No. 1 singles, and has defeated three nationally-ranked opponents.
-The French duo of Favrot and Baudry are ranked 31st nationally in doubles. The pair is 11-4 overall, 7-3 in dual matches and are 4-1 in ACC dual matches.
-Baudry has won five out of his last six singles matches, improving to 19-7 overall and is 10-4 from his No. 2 spot in the singles lineup.
-Liu and Sam Edwards have teamed up to form the Tigers’ No. 2 doubles team, and the two are to 8-5 in dual matches this season, including a big win over Florida State’s 35th ranked team of Aziz Dougaz and Guy Iradukunda on Mar. 2.
-Clemson has won the doubles point in 11 of its 17 matches on the season. The Tigers have a 7-4 record in those 11 matches.
ITA RANKINGSTEAMNorth Carolina – 8thDuke – 20th
SINGLESWilliam Blumberg (North Carolina) – 2ndNicolas Alvarez (Duke) – 16thBenjamin Siguoin (North Carolina) – 33rdAlex Favrot (Clemson) – 64thRobert Kelly (North Carolina) – 100thCatalin Mateas (Duke) – 107st
DOUBLES William Blumber and Robert Kelly (North Carolina) – 1stAlex Favrot and Simon Baudry (Clemson) – 31stSean Sculley and Nick Stachowiak (Duke) – 81st
Live Stats/Video: http://www.goduke.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=4200&ATCLID=211710039
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