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Mar 25, 2021

Tigers Host A Pair of ACC Matches

Clemson, S.C. — Clemson (7-9, 1-6 ACC) is set to host a pair of ACC matchups at The Duckworth Family Tennis Facility over the weekend. The Tigers will first welcome No. 12 Wake Forest (19-4, 6-1 ACC) on Friday at 5 p.m. Then, on Sunday at 1 p.m., Clemson will go toe-to-toe against No. 21 NC State (9-5, 6-1 ACC).

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Clemson Ranked Players

No. 50 Teodor Giusca/Yizhou Liu
No. 60 Spencer Whitaker/Ryuhei Azuma
No. 78 Ryuhei Azuma/Jacob Jahn
No. 80 Spencer Whitaker/Teodor Giusca

No. 75 Carlos Kelaidis

Wake Forest Ranked Players

No. 15 Henri Squire/Eduardo Nava
No. 56 Melios Estathiou/Taha Baadi

No. 8 Henri Squire
No. 38 Eduardo Nava
No. 113 Taha Baadi

Series History:

Last Meeting (March 31, 2019): Wake Forest won 7-0 at home
Series Record: 43-36 overall

Of Note:

  • It marks the 80th all-time meeting between Clemson and Wake Forest
  • The Demon Deacons have claimed the last 10 matches of the series
  • The Tigers last defeated Wake Forest on April 13, 2012, 4-3, on the road
  • Clemson’s last home win over the Demon Deacons was on April 6, 2007, 4-3
  • Wake Forest is currently on a seven-match win streak with its last loss coming on March 4 against No. 2 Baylor, 3-4
  • Most recently, the Demon Deacons defeated Charlotte, 6-1

NC State Ranked Players

No. 17 Yanni Barkai/Tadas Babelis
No. 30 Alexis Galarneau/Robert Turzak
No. 35 Tadas Babelis/Robin Catry

No. 13 Alexis Galarneau
No. 97 Rafa Izquirdo Luque

Series History:

Last Meeting (April 7, 2019): NC State won 4-0 on the road
Series Record: 53-19 overall

Of Note:

  • It marks the 73rd all-time meeting between Clemson and NC State
  • The last time the Tigers defeated the Wolfpack was on March 29, 2014, 4-3, on the road
  • The last time Clemson defeated NC State at home was on March 27, 2011, 5-2
  • Most recently, the Wolfpack fell to No. 14 South Carolina, 0-4
  • NC State will face No. 35 Georgia Tech prior to heading to Clemson