Duke Knocks Off Clemson In ACC Women’s Tennis Action

April 15, 2001

CLEMSON, S.C. – The Clemson women’s tennis team dropped a 7-0 decision to second-ranked Duke Sunday afternoon in Clemson. The Tigers finished the regular season with an 8-13 overall record and an 1-7 mark in the ACC, while the Blue Devils improve to 19-1 overall and 6-0 in the ACC.

At number one doubles, Clemson’s Anna Savitskaya and Milena Stanoycheva lost an 8-6 decision to Ansley Cargill and Megan Miller while Duke’s Hillary Adams and Amanda Johnson defeated Ana Stiglic and Christina Oldock 8-6 at two doubles. Katie Granson and Kathy Sell completed Duke’s doubles sweep with an 8-1 win over Ashlea Bowen and Anna Dolinska.

In singles, Clemson’s top-seeded Anna Savitskaya lost to Ansley Cargill, 6-2, 6-0, and the Blue Devils’ Amanda Johnson defeated second-seeded Milena Stanoycheva lost a 6-0, 6-4 decision to Duke’s Kathy Sell, and Katie Granson defeated the Tigers’ Ana Stiglic in a third-set tiebreaker, 6-4, 2-6,10-6, at four singles. Fifth-seeded Anna Dolinska, 6-1, 6-4.

Clemson will play in the 2001 ACC Women’s Tennis Championships next Thursday through Saturday (Apr. 19-21) at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, FL.

MATCH RESULTS #2 DUKE 7, Clemson 0 Singles 1 Ansley Cargill(DU) def. Anna Savitskaya (CU), 6-2, 6-0. 2 Amanda Johnson (DU) def. Christina Oldock (CU), 6-1, 6-2. 3 Kathy Sell (DU) def. Milena Stanoycheva (CU), 6-0, 6-4. 4 Katie Granson (DU) def. Ana Stiglic (CU), 6-4, 2-6, 10-6 (tiebreaker played for third set). 5 Hillary Adams (DU) def. Sunnie Harmon (CU), 6-2, 6-2. 6 Prim Siripipat (DU) def. Anna Dolinska (CU), 6-1, 6-4 Doubles 1 Cargill and Miler (DU) def. Savitskaya and Stanoycheva (CU), 8-6. 2 Adams and Johnson (DU) def. Stiglic and Oldock (CU), 8-6. 3 Granson and Sell (DU) def. Bowen and Dolinska (CU), 8-1.