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Clemson Women’s Tennis Falls to No. 19 Wake Forest

March 10, 2001

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The 53rd-ranked Clemson women’s tennis team dropped a 5-2 decision to 19th-ranked Wake Forest Saturday afternoon at Leighton Tennis Stadium in Winston-Salem. The Tigers drop to 5-6, 0-1 in the ACC on the season while the Demon Deacons improve to 6-5, and 1-0 in the ACC.

The lone singles victory of the day for Clemson was posted by sophomore Ana Stiglic at the number five position over Aimee Smith by a score of 6-3, 6-1. Ana Savitskaya of Clemson dropped her number one singles match to 3rd-ranked Bea Bielik of Wake Forest, 6-4, 6-2. Senior Tiger Christina Oldock fell to No. 15 Janet Bergman in the two spot, 6-0, 6-1. Clemson’s Milena Stanoycheva lost to Maren Haus (#57) by a score of 6-4, 6-3 at three singles. At four singles, Laurence Jayet of Clemson dropped a three-set match to Wake Forest’s Jackie Houston 6-7(3), 6-4, 6-3. Tiger Ana Dolinska was defeated by a score of 6-7, 7-6, 10-5 in the six slot by Elizabeth Proctor.

Clemson won two out of the three doubles matches to earn the doubles point for the Tigers. Clemson’s Stiglic and Oldock teamed up at two doubles to defeat Wake Forest’s Haus and Smith, 9-7. At the three doubles position, the Tigers’ Jayet and Stanoycheva earned a 8-2 victory over Houston and Proctor. Wake Forest’s 3rd-ranked doubles team of Bergman and Bielik won at number one doubles over Savitskaya and Dolinska, 8-2.

Clemson will travel to Raleigh, NC to take on N.C. State Sunday afternoon at 12:30. The Tigers will return to Clemson to play the University of Houston on Saturday, March 17 at the Hoke Sloan Tennis Center at 11 am.

Singles 1 #3 Bea Bielik (WF) def. Anna Savitskaya (CU) 6-4, 6-2 2 #15 Janet Bergman (WF) def. Christina Oldock (CU) 6-0, 6-1 3 #57 Maren Haus (WF) def. Milena Stanoycheva (CU) 6-4, 6-3 4 Jackie Houston (WF) def. Laurence Jayet (CU) 6-7(3), 6-4, 6-3 5 Ana Stiglic (CU) def. Aimee Smith (WF) 6-3, 6-1 6 Elizabeth Proctor (WF) def. Ana Dolinska (CU) 6-7, 7-6, 10-5

Doubles 1 #3 Bergman and Bielik (WF) def. Savistkaya and Dolinska (CU) 8-2 2 Stiglic and Oldock (CU) def. Haus and Smith (WF) 9-7 3 Jayet and Stanoycheva (CU) def. Houston and Proctor 8-2