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Feb 20, 2020

Tigers to Open ACC Play Against Miami

Clemson, S.C. — Nearly two weeks after its last competition, the Clemson men’s tennis team (6-2) is set to open ACC action on Friday afternoon when it welcomes No. 33 Miami (7-2). Additionally, the Tigers will cap off the weekend when it hosts FAU at The Duckworth Family Tennis Facility on Sunday at 1 p.m.

In its last weekend of competition, Clemson earned pair of 4-3 victories over Princeton and Georgia State. Both decisions came down to the final court. On Wednesday, the Tigers received their first ITA ranking since 2016 and their first top-50 ranking since 2015 after being tabbed No. 45.

Match Notes

Current Record: 7-2, 0-0 ACC

Ranked Players:

Singles

No. 41 Adria Soriano Barrera

Doubles

No. 15 Franco Aubone/Benjamin Hannestad

No. 53 Adria Soriano Barrera/Francisco Bastias

All Time Match-Up:

Last Meeting: (April 18, 2019) Miami won 4-0 at the ACC Tournament

All-Time Record: 30-27 overall, 15-6 at home, 6-18 on the road, 9-3 neutral site

Of Note:

  • It marks the 57th all-time contest between the Hurricanes and Tigers
  • For the second consecutive year, Clemson will open its ACC schedule against Miami.
  • The first contest between Clemson and Miami was on March 15, 1966. The Hurricanes won 9-0 at home.
  • The Hurricanes have defeated the Tigers in its last two competitions. However the Tigers have won seven of their last 10 dual matches.
  • Clemson also holds the series advantage this century, going 13-9.
  • The last time Miami beat Clemson at home was on March 9, 2008. The Hurricanes defeated the Tigers 4-3. Since then, the Tigers have won the last six matches that have taken place in Clemson, S.C.
  • Clemson holds the series record for consecutive wins with seven spanning from 2012-18.
  • In the fall, Jacob Jahn defeated Miami junior Pablo Aycart, 6-2, 6-2 while Matteo Vialmin downed senior Stephen Madonia 2-6, 6-1, 10-7.

Current Record: 5-6, 0-0 C-USA (As of Feb. 20)

Ranked Players:

Singles

No. 114 Maxime Lapraille

All Time Match-Up:

Last Meeting: (March 18, 2011) Clemson won 4-3 on the road

All-Time Record: 2-0 overall, 2-0 on the road

Of Note:

  • It marks the third time in program history that Clemson will play in a dual match against FAU and the first time that it will host the contest.
  • Clemson holds the series advantage against the Owls, winning both of the contests in its history.
  • In the fall, Jacob Jahn won both of his singles matchups against FAU players. He defeated Yovan Lambros, 4-6, 6-4, 6-1, and Bryan Kulikov, 6-3, 6-0.
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