WEYMOUTH, MASS. – The Clemson men’s tennis team (10-6, 1-3 ACC) came out on top Friday night against Boston College (6-5, 0-3 ACC), 5-2.
The Tigers and Eagles were evenly matched from the first serve in doubles play as every court went to a tiebreaker. Boston College secured the first win on Court 2, 7-6 before clinching the doubles point on Court 1, 7-6 leaving the match on Court 3 unfinished.
Nini Dica helped get Clemson back on track in singles play, earning the 6-4, 6-2 win on Court 5 before four Tigers followed his lead. The Eagles were able to regain their lead with a Court 6 victory before Ryuhei Azuma and Spencer Whitaker earned wins on Courts 1 and 3, 6-0, 7-5 and 7-5, 6-1, respectively. Soon after, Matt Pitts and Jorge Plans Gonzalez sealed the win for the Tigers with gutsy 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 and 6-3, 7-5 performances.
Up next, the Tigers will host Duke on Friday, March 24 at 5 p.m. and North Carolina on Sunday, March 26 at noon.
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