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Apr 12, 2019

Clemson Wins 5-2 over Boston College in Chestnut Hill Friday

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CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – The Clemson men’s tennis team earned a 5-2 ACC road victory over Boston College on Friday in Chestnut Hill, Mass. With the win, the Tigers are now 9-15 (2-9 ACC), while the Eagles dropped to 6-15 (0-12 ACC).

Clemson won the doubles point by virtue of victories on Court 1 and Court 2, in that order. Teodor Giusca and Yizhou Liu claimed a 6-3 win at No. 1, followed by Mike Agee and Pierre-Louis Dodens with a 6-4 win at No. 2. Simon Baudry and Jacob Jahn led 6-5 at No. 3 when doubles play was abandoned.

After the Eagles won by retirement at No. 3 singles, Liu won in straight sets, 6-4, 6-4, at No. 2 to put the Tigers back up 2-1. At No. 3 singles, Giusca battled back after losing the first set for a convincing three-set win, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3. Boston College took the win at No. 5 singles, before Baudry clinched the Clemson victory at No. 1 singles in three sets, 6-4, 6-7, 6-3. Jahn provided the fifth and final point for the Tigers, winning 6-4, 7-5 on Court 6.

HEAD COACH JOHN BOETSCH QUOTE
“I was proud of our guys’ fight tonight. Congrats to Mike and Pierre for staying undefeated and clinching the doubles point. Simon, Louis, Teo and Jacob competed well in singles and all four showed great composure and focus.”

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The Tigers travel to South Bend, Ind. for their final regular season match of 2019, and will face 27th-ranked Notre Dame on Sunday, April 14 at 11:30 a.m.

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