Macon, Ga. – On day two of the Mercer Invitational, the Clemson men’s tennis team earned its first doubles victory of the season while also going 4-3 in singles action. The Tigers improve to 10-4 as a team in singles competition.
Sophomore Mike Agee advanced to the Singles Flight B semifinals after defeating Mercer’s David Georgadze in a 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 come-from-behind effort. However, the Atlanta-native fell to Kevin Patel of Kennesaw State in the semifinal round.
In the Singles Flight A consolation bracket, senior Carlos Kelaidis picked up a pair of singles victories, downing Jonathan Morales of Georgia Southern in straight sets and Antoine Sanchez of Stetson 3-6, 7-5, 1-0 (6). Sophomore Jacob Jahn also earned a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Bryan Kulikov of Florida Atlantic.
Agee and Kelaidis went on to defeat Winthrop’s Silveira/Miro 7-5 in doubles play, marking the first doubles win for Clemson this season.
The Tigers look to wrap up the weekend tomorrow with matchups and times to be determined.
Alexandros Roumpis (Georgia Southern) def. Pierre-Louis Dodens – 3-6, 6-3, 6-3
Bryan Triana (Kennesaw State) def. Jacob Jahn – 6-4, 6-2
Mike Agee def. David Georgadze (Mercer) 4-6, 6-2, 6-2
Kevin Patel (Kennesaw State) def. Mike Agee – 6-2, 6-3
Carlos Kelaidis def. Jonathan Morales (Georgia Southern) – 6-2, 6-0
Carlos Kelaidis def Antoine Sanchez (Stetson) – 3-6, 7-5, 1-0 (6)
Jacob Jahn def. Bryan Kulikov (Florida Atlantic) – 6-3, 6-0
Kelaidis/Agee def. Silveira/Miro (Winthrop) – 7-5