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Feb 21, 2021

Tigers Split Decisions on Sunday Afternoon

Clemson, S.C. — The Clemson women’s tennis team (5-5, 0-2 ACC) split decisions on Sunday afternoon. The Tigers opened the day with a 7-0 loss to Miami (3-3, 1-1 ACC) but then bounced back to defeat Wofford (3-2, 0-0 SoCon) in their second match of the day.

Miami 7, Clemson 0

Box Score

Eleni Louka and Jenna Thompson earned a 6-3 victory on the No. 1 doubles court, however, the Tigers dropped the decision with losses at lines two and three. At No. 1 singles, Louka jumped out to hot start against the nation’s No. 2 player Estela Perez-Somarriba and led, 4-2, before dropping the first set, 5-7, and ultimately the match, 5-7, 1-6.


Clemson Athletics photos by Kate Cote

Clemson 4, Wofford 0

Box Score

Against Wofford, the Tigers dominated early, as Mackenzy Middlebrooks and Ali DeSpain took Court 2, 6-2, in doubles while Sophia Hatton and Cristina Mayorova clinched the point for Clemson on Court 3, 6-1. In singles, the Tigers won three-straight with Sophia Hatton (6-0, 6-1), Ali DeSpain (6-0, 6-0) and Lana Sipek (6-1, 6-1) each earning a point in the Clemson victory.

Of Note:

  • Eleni Louka and Jenna Thompson improve to 3-2 in doubles
  • Ali DeSpain and Mackenzy Middlebrooks move to 3-1 in doubles
  • The Tigers improve to 2-0 all-time against Wofford, blanking them for the second-straight season

Up Next:

The Tigers are back at The Duckworth Family Tennis Facility for another weekend of action starting on Saturday when they host No. 12 Georgia Tech at 2 p.m.

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