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Feb 04, 2021

Tigers Ready for No. 21 South Carolina

Clemson, S.C. — The Clemson men’s tennis team (4-1, 0-0 ACC) will face its first top-25 ranked opponent this season when it hosts No. 21 South Carolina (2-2, 0-0 SEC) on Friday afternoon. It marks the 112th all-time meeting between the Palmetto Series rivals. The match is set to begin at 5 p.m at The Duckworth Family Tennis Facility.

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Current Record: 2-2, 0-0 SEC

Ranked Players

T- 44 Daniel Rodrigues/Connor Thomson
No. 59 Raphael Lambling/Phillip Jordan

No. 32 Daniel Rodrigues
No. 81 Raphael Lambling
No. 118 Connor Thomson

Series History:

Last Meeting (Feb. 15, 2019) South Carolina won 4-3 at home
Series Record: 42-67-2 overall, 21-27 home, 19-36-2 away, 2-4 neutral site

Of Note:

  • It marks the 112th all time meeting between Clemson and South Carolina
  • The Tigers are 2-8 in its last 10 matches against the Gamecocks
  • The last time Clemson won the Palmetto series matchup was on March 5, 2014 (4-1 win at home)
  • The Tigers and Gamecocks did not meet in 2020, the first time since 1947 that the two programs did not meet