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Feb 27, 2020

Tigers Hit the Road for Three-Match Stint

Clemson, S.C. — The Clemson women’s tennis team (9-4, 1-2 ACC) will take to the road for the second consecutive week to take on three opponents. Of the opponents on the docket this weekend, the first will ACC-foe in No. 10 Georgia Tech (12-15, 2-1 ACC). The match between will take place on Friday at 5 p.m. at Byers Tennis Complex. On Sunday, the Tigers will take on Wofford (6-1) and USC Upstate (1-8) to cap-off the weekend, with matches being played on each competitor’s home court at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., respectively.

Clemson will face its fifth ranked opponent this season when it takes on the Yellow Jackets. The Tigers themselves are slated as the No. 40 team in the country by the ITA.

Match Notes

Current Record: 12-15, 2-1 ACC

Ranked Players:


No. 23 Kenya Jones

No. 71 Victoria Flores

No. 110 Gia Cohen


No. 17 Victoria Flores/Kenya Jones

All-Time Matchup: 

Last Meeting: (April 7, 2019) Georgia Tech won 4-3 at home.

All-Time Matchup: 30-12 overall, 13-6 at home, 15-3 on the road, 2-3 neutral site

Of Note:

  • It marks the 42nd all-time meeting between the Tigers and Yellow Jackets
  • The first meeting between Clemson and Georgia Tech was on March 3, 1982. The Tigers won 9-0 on the road.
  • The Tigers hold the series record for most consecutive wins with 15 from 1984-96.
  • Clemson has gone 1-4 in its last five matchups with Georgia Tech. Additionally, the Tigers gone 3-2 in its last five contests in Atlanta.
  • The last time the Tigers defeated the Yellow Jackets on the road was a 6-1 win on March 28, 2014.
  • The Tigers fell in its lone singles match with the Yellow Jackets during the 2019 fall season.

Current Record: 6-1, 0-0 SoCon

Of Note

  • It marks the first-ever dual match between Clemson and Wofford.
  • In the fall, senior Sydney Riley defeated Wofford’s Georgia Fischer, 6-1, 6-1, in the Tiger’s lone meeting with the Terriers.

Current Record: 1-8, 0-0 Big South

All-Time Matchup: 

Last Meeting: (January 22, 2011) Clemson won 5-0 at home.

All-Time Matchup: 1-0 overall, 1-0 at home

Of Note:

  • It marks the second all-time meeting between the Tigers and Spartans and the first time the match will be played in Spartanburg.

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