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Feb 10, 2019

Tigers Win Two in West Point, NY Sunday

CLEMSON, S.C. – The Clemson men’s tennis team defeated Binghamton 4-1 and Army 4-0 in a double header in West Point, N.Y. on Sunday. With the wins, the Tigers improved to 6-2 on the season.

Clemson 4, Binghamton 1
The Tigers won the doubles point, after wins by Simon Baudry and Carlos Kelaidis at No. 3 (6-2) and Pierre-Louis Dodens and Jacob Jahn at No. 2 (7-5). Jahn won his match at No. 6 to open singles play before the Bearcats picked up their lone point at No. 2 singles. Dodens and Yizhou Liu finished off the match for Clemson with wins at No. 6 and No. 5 singles, respectively.

Clemson 4, Army 0
In doubles play, Dodens and Jahn won their second match of the day at No. 2, defeating their Army opponent 6-1. Baudry and Liu clinched the doubles point with a 6-2 victory on Court 1. Three Tigers, Jahn at No. 5, Kelaidis at No. 3 and Liu at No. 4, completed the 4-0 sweep with straight set singles victories against the Black Knights.

“I’m happy with our progress this weekend. The guys did a good job challenging each other and we are competing better as a team. Thank you to Army Head Coach Jim Poling, a Clemson alum, for hosting us!”


  • Sophomore Yizhou Liu went 2-0 in singles play on Sunday to improve to 6-1 on the season.
  • Freshman Jacob Jahn’s two singles victories on Sunday were the first two victories of his Clemson career, as he is now 2-1 in singles play.
  • Junior Pierre-Louis Dodens won his lone singles match on Sunday, and is now 5-1 on the season. All five of his singles wins have been in straight sets.
  • Jahn and Dodens were 2-0 at No. 2 doubles on Sunday and 3-0 on the weekend, including Friday’s win against Princeton.

The Tigers return to action on Friday, Feb. 15 in Columbia, S.C. as they face South Carolina in a 3 p.m. rivalry match.