🐾 No. 11 Clemson (8-13, 1-10 ACC) vs. No. 6 Virginia Tech (11-8, 6-6 ACC)
📍 Rome, Ga. (Rome Tennis Center Bank 1)
🗓 Thursday, April 22, 2021 • 5 p.m.
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Rome, Ga. — No. 11 Clemson (10-13, 2-10 ACC) and No. 6 Virginia Tech (11-8, 6-6 ACC) are set to square off for just the second time in conference tournament history on Thursday when they go toe-to-toe in the first round of the ACC Tournament. First serve for the match is slated for 6 p.m at the Rome Tennis Center in Rome, Ga. The winner of the match advances to face third-seeded North Carolina at 5 p.m. on Friday.
The Tigers enter the tournament after three consecutive wins over No. 43 Liberty, Boston College and UNC Wilmington. No. 111 Teodor Giusca has won five straight singles matches heading into tomorrow’s contest, going 6-4 over the last 10. Additionally, Jorge Plans Gonzalez and Spencer Whitaker both hold four match win streaks in singles.
In its last ACC Tournament appearance in 2019, Clemson made it to the second round after playing in the No. 12 vs. No. 13 match as the 12 seed. The Tigers were ultimately stopped in a 0-4 decision to fifth-seeded Miami. The last time Clemson won as the 11 seed in the conference tournament was in 2015 when it beat No. 6 Louisville, 4-3. Earlier this season, the Tigers fell to Virginia Tech, 0-4.
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DoublesNo. 44 Ryuhei Azuma/Jacob JahnNo. 47 Teodor Giusca/Yizhou Liu
SinglesNo. 111 Teodor GiuscaNo. 118 Carlos Kelaidis
DoublesNo. 35 Jordon Chrysostom/Ryan FishbackNo. 61 Alexandre Ribeiro/Jordon Chrysostom
SinglesNo. 72 Alexandre RibeiroNo. 118 Matthis Ross
Last Meeting (March 12, 2021): Virginia Tech won 4-0 at homeSeries Record: 11-12 overall, 0-1 ACC Tournament