Clemson Athletics photos by Daniel Brandalise
Clemson, S.C. — The T-44 Clemson men’s tennis team (6-7, 1-4 ACC) defeated Mercer (3-9, 1-0 SoCon), 4-0, on Sunday afternoon.
Carlos Kelaidis and Andrew Puscas won the first match of the day on the second doubles court without dropping a game. The Tigers secured the doubles point at No. 1 singles as Ryuhei Azuma and Spencer Whitaker held on to win 6-4 at line one to remain undefeated as a pair.
In his first career match at No. 1 singles, Kelaidis made quick work of his opponent, winning 6-3, 6-0 to extend the Clemson lead. Whitaker took Court 3, 7-6, 6-2, and Jorge Plans Gonzalez followed closely behind with a 6-4, 6-2 victory at No. 5.
The Tigers are on the road next weekend where they will face Virginia Tech and No. 4 Virginia on Friday and Sunday, respectively.
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