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Miami Defeats Clemson 4-3

Miami Defeats Clemson 4-3

March 9, 2008

CLEMSON, SC — Daniel Vallverdu defeated Carlos Alvarez at number one singles and clinched the match as number 24th-ranked Miami defeated Clemson 4-3 in an Atlantic Coast Conference men’s tennis match at Clemson, SC Sunday afternoon.

With the win, Miami improves to 8-2 overall, and 2-0 in the ACC. The Tigers fall to 9-8 overall and 0-2 in league play.

Clemson won the doubles point including a win by Derek DiFazio and Ike Belk at the number-one position over Daniel Vallverdu and Carl Sundberg 9-8.

Miami won three other singles matches to claim the match. Keith Crowley won at number-five over Difazio 6-1, 6-3, and Sundberg won at number-four singles with a 6-3, 6-1 victory over Belk. Miami’s David Rosenfeld defeated Gera Boryachinskiy at number-two singles 6-2, 6-1 for Miami’s third singles victory.

Clemson’s Kevin Fleck defeated Vivek Subramanian at number-three singles 6-2, 7-5 and Kevin Galloway defeated the Hurricane’s J.C. Whitner at the number-six position 6-4, 6-3.

Clemson will play host to Harvard and Brevard in a double header on Monday, March 10th. The Tigers will play Harvard at 10:00 a.m. and Brevard at 5:00 p.m.

Miami 4, Clemson 3

Singles 1. Daniel Vallverdu (M) d. Carlos Alvarez (CU) 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 2. David Rosenfeld (M) d. Gera Boryachinskiy (CU) 6-2, 6-1 3. Kevin Fleck (CU) d. Vivek Subramanian (M) 6-2, 7-5 4. Carl Sundberg (M) d. Ike Belk (CU) 6-3, 6-1 5. Keith Crowley (M) d. Derek DiFazio (CU) 6-1, 6-3 6. Kevin Galloway (CU) d. J.C. Whitner (M) 6-4, 6-3

Doubles. 1. DiFazio-Belk (CU) d. Vallverdu-Sundberg (M) 9-8 2. Rosenfeld-Subramanian (M) d. Fleck-Alvarez (CU) 8-6 3. Boryachinskiy-Gallaway (CU) d. Crowley-Hector Nieto (M) 8-6