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Sep 28, 2019

Tigers Open Southern Intercollegiate Invite 3-1 in Singles

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Athens, Ga. – In its second weekend of fall action, the Clemson men’s tennis team continued to build momentum in singles after opening the Southern Intercollegiate Championship with a 3-1 record. In addition, the Tigers went 1-3 in doubles play.

Junior Yihzou Liu registered his first win of the season over Yuval Solomon of the 2019 National Runner-Up Wake Forest squad. After battling back from a first set loss, Liu took the match 2-6, 7-5, 6-1. Senior Gabriel Diaz Freire also fell narrowly in the first set of his match with Georgia Tech’s Zummy Bauer but overcame the obstacle to take the game 4-6, 6-4, 6-3. Sophomore Teodor Giusca added another win for Clemson after defeating Lane Leschly of Harvard in straight sets.

The Tigers are back in action from Athens, Georgia tomorrow morning for a round of doubles followed by two rounds of singles play.

Today's Results:


Liu/Diaz Freire def Horve/Bancila (Illinois) – 6-2

Dromsky/Sokolovski (Georgia) def. Giusca/Vialmin – 6-4

Grevelius/Reyes (Georgia) def. Liu/Diaz Freire – 6-3

Cunga/Solomon (Wake Forest) def. Giusca/Vialmin – 7-5


Gabriel Diaz Freire def. Zummy Bauer (Georgia Tech) – 4-6, 6-4, 6-3

Yizhou Liu def. Yuval Solomon (Wake Forest) – 2-6, 7-5, 6-1

Teodor Giusca def. Lane Leschly (Harvard) – 6-2, 6-4

Pablo Scheicher (Georgia Tech) def. Matteo Vialmin – 6-1, 7-5

Saturday's Schedule:

8:30 am Giusca/Vialmin vs. Bancila/Horve (Illinois)

9 am Liu/Freire vs. Johnston/Phillips (Georgia)

11 am Yizhou Liu vs. Mateo Reyes (Georgia)

12:30 pm Gabriel Diaz Freire vs. Keshav Chopra (Georgia Tech)

12:30 pm Teodor Giusca vs Chris Yun (Georgia Tech)

12:30 Matteo Vialmin vs. Eshan Talluri (Texas)