No. 10 Women’s Tennis Sweeps Double-Header on Tuesday

No. 10 Women’s Tennis Sweeps Double-Header on Tuesday

Jan. 25, 2011

CLEMSON, SC – The tenth-ranked Clemson Women’s Tennis Team defeated Charleston Southern, 4-0, and #66 Winthrop University, 5-0, in back-to-back matches on Tuesday afternoon at the Clemson Indoor Tennis Center. The Tigers also moved up to tenth in the Campbell/ITA Tennis Poll on Tuesday.

Clemson started the day with an 8-0 victory in doubles when Caroline Magnusson defeated Isbell and Nour from Charleston Southern. Jospia Bek and Klara Vyskocilova followed with an 8-4 victory over Dzakovic and Makhova.

The Tigers went on to sweep all three doubles matches against Charleston Southern and took two of three doubles matches against Winthrop. The first of those two win came from Ciolkowsi and Vyskocilova as they defeated Abutovic and Breuss 8-3. Then, Bek teamed up with Magnusson for an 8-2 victory over 87th-ranked Portioli and Herrera to claim the doubles point for the Tigers.

In singles, #12 Josipa Bek won both of her matches today with a 6-1,6-1 victory in the first match and a 7-5, 6-1 win in the second match. Freshman Klara Vyskocilova also won both of her matches by scores of 6-1, 6-1 and 6-1, 6-0.

Caroline Magnusson won both of their matches against Winthrop.

The Tigers will return to action this weekend when they will host the ITA National Team Indoor tournament at the Clemson Indoor Tennis Center. Vanderbilt will play Marshall at 9:00AM and then Clemson will play Dartmouth at 2:00PM. Admission to all weekend matches is free.

#10 Clemson (4-0) def. Charleston Southern (0-2), 4-0 Jan. 25, 2011 – Clemson Indoor Tennis Center

Doubles: 1. Bek/Vyskocilova (CU) def. Dzakovic/Makhova (CSU), 8-4 2. Belaya/Henry (CU) def. Pletcher/Walters (CSU), 8-6 3. Ciolkowski/Magnusson (CU) def. Isbell/Nour (CSU), 8-0 Order of finish: 3, 1, 2

Singles: 1. #12 Josipa Bek (CU) def. Olga Makhova (CSU) 6-1, 6-1 2. Nelly Ciolkowski (CU) v. Marija Dzakovic (CSU), 6-4, 1-2 dnf 3. Klara Vyskocilova (CU) def. Brooke Pletcher (CSU) 6-1, 6-0 4. Maria Belaya (CU) def. Alexandra Walters (CSU) 6-1, 6-1 5. Laurianne Henry (CU) v. Alia Nour (CSU), dnf 6. Caroline Magnusson (CU) v. Heather Isbell (CSU), dnf

#10 Clemson (5-0) def. #66 Winthrop (2-3), 5-0 Jan. 25, 2011 – Clemson Indoor Tennis Center

Doubles: 1. Bek/Magnusson(CU) def. #87 Portioli/ Herrera (WIN), 8-2 2. Alkema/Zaytseva (WIN) def. Belaya/Henry (CU), 8-7 (8) 3. Ciolkowski/Vyskocilova (CU) def. Abutovic/Breuss (WIN), 8-3 Order of finish: 3,1,2

Singles: 1. #12 Josipa Bek (CU) def. Elizaveta Zaytseva (WIN) 7-5, 6-1 2. Nelly Ciolkowski (CU) def. Yasmine Alkema (WIN) 6-3, 6-3 3. Klara Vyskocilova (CU) def. Sandra Herrera (WIN), 6-1, 6-1 4. Maria Belaya (CU) def. Giovanna Portiola (WIN), 6-0, 6-0 5. Caroline Magnusson (CU) v. Sara Abutovic (WIN), 6-2 dnf 6. Laurianne Henry (CU) v. Julia Breuss (WIN), 0-3 dnf Order of finish: 4,3,2*,1