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Apr 08, 2021

Tigers Host Louisville, No. 42 Notre Dame

Clemson, S.C. — Clemson (7-11, 1-8 ACC) will host its final weekend of ACC action when it welcomes Louisville (8-8, 2-5 ACC) and No. 42 Notre Dame (11-8, 4-4 ACC) to The Duckworth Family Tennis Facility. The Tigers will first take on the Cardinals at 5 p.m. on Friday and then will return to face the Fighting Irish on Sunday at noon. On Sunday, Clemson will be honoring seniors Carlos Kelaidis, Yizhou Liu and Jaxon Wiley in their senior day ceremony.

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Clemson Ranked Players

No. 22 Teodor Giusca/Yizhou Liu
No. 27 Ryuhei Azuma/Jacob Jahn

No. 103 Carlos Kelaidis

Louisville Ranked Players

No. 60 Fabien Salle/Matthew Fung

No. 56 Sergio Hernandez Ramirez

Series History:

Last Meeting (April 5, 2019): Louisville won 4-3 on the road
Series Record: 3-7 overall

Of Note:

  • It marks the 11th all-time meeting between Clemson and Louisville
  • The last time Clemson defeated Louisville was on March 13, 2016 (5-2)
  • The Tigers’ only home win over Louisville was on Feb. 17, 2013 (4-0)
  • In its last five matches with the Cardinals, the Tigers are 2-3
  • Louisville enters Friday’s match coming off a 4-0 loss to Notre Dame

Notre Dame Ranked Players

No. 40 Richard Ciamarra/Axel Nefve

No. 69 Axel Nefve

Series History:

Last Meeting (April 14, 2019): Notre Dame won 5-0 at home
Series Record: 1-6 overall

Of Note:

  • It marks the 8th all-time meeting between Clemson and Notre Dame
  • The last time the Tigers defeated Notre Dame was on March 11, 2016 (4-3)
  • Clemson is 1-4 in its last five matches against the Fighting Irish
  • On Friday, Notre Dame will face No. 32 Georgia Tech