April 2, 2000
CLEMSON, S.C. – The Clemson women’s tennis team, ranked 35th nationally, defeated Virginia, ranked 55th nationally, 5-4 on Sunday afternoon at the Hoke Sloan Tennis Center in Clemson. The win improves the Tigers’ record to 12-5 overall, 4-2 ACC.
Clemson freshman Renata Brito defeated Henriette Williams, 6-3, 6-1, at number three singles. Clemson also earned points for wins at number four and six singles. Freshman Laurence Jayet defeated Leslie Cook at flight four, while sophomore Anna Savitskaya took flight six from Kelly Weaver, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5. Clemson sophomore Carmina Giraldo, ranked 24th nationally, was defeated by Amy O’Donnell 3-0, retired at number one singles. At number two singles, senior Cath Galvin fell to Christie Schweer 6-2, 4-1, retired. Virginia’s Jen Tuchband earned a win at flight five over junior Christina Oldock 6-7, 6-2, 6-3.
In doubles action, Brito and Jayet teamed up to beat Cook and Schweer 8-3 at flight one. The Cavaliers took an 8-5 win at number two doubles, where Christine Kinn and O’Donnell defeated Savitskaya and Oldock. Freshman Ana Stiglic and Clausen pulled out the victory over Tuchband and Weaver 8-6 in flight 3.
Clemson will play at Florida State Sunday April 9th at 11am.
1. Amy O’Donnell (VA) def. Carmina Giraldo (CU) 3-0 retired
2. Christie Schweer (VA) def. Cath Galvin (CU) 6-2. 4-1 retired
3. Renata Brito (CU) def. Henriette Williams (VA) 6-3, 6-1
4. Laurence Jayet (CU) def. Leslie Cook (VA) 6-4, 3-6, 6-0
5. Jen Tuchband (VA) def. Christina Oldock (CU) 6-7, 6-2, 6-3
6. Anna Savitskaya (CU) def. Kelly Weaver (VA) 63, 2-6, 7-5
1. Brito/Jayet (CU) def. Cook/Schweer (VA) 8-3
2. Kinn/O’Donnell (VA) def. Savitskaya/Oldock (CU) 8-5
3. Stiglic/Clausen (CU) def. Tuchband/Weaver (VA) 8-6
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