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Wake Forest Defeats Clemson

Wake Forest Defeats Clemson

April 19, 2012

CARY, NC – Adam Lee defeated Dominique Maden 7-6, 7-6 at number-four singles in clinching the match and leading 10th-seeded Wake Forest to a 4-3 victory over seventh-seeded Clemson in the Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Tennis Tournament at Cary, NC Thursday afternoon.

With the win, Wake Forest improves to 14-14 overall, while Clemson falls to 9-14 this season. Earlier this season, the Tigers defeated Wake Forest 4-3 on April 13, in Winston-Salem, NC.

Clemson won the doubles point to take an early 1-0 lead. The Tigers won two singles matches and was dominating the contest, 3-0. The Tigers’ Hunter Harrington defeated Sam Wells at number-five singles 6-2, 6-3 and Zachary Rigsby of Clemson defeated Alex Tsai 6-2, 6-2 at number-six singles.

From this point, Wake Forest won four straight singles matches to claim the victory. Daniel Kreyman defeated Clemson’s Yannick Maden at number-one singles 7-6, 6-3. David Hopkins of Wake Forest defeated Gerardo Meza 7-6, 6-1 at number-two singles.

The next match off was the number-three singles contest. Amogh Prabhakar of Wake Forest defeated Ayrton Wibowo 3-6, 7-6, 6-2. This tied the team score at three.

Lee then defeated Dominique Maden 7-6, 7-6 at number-four singles to claim the victory.

Wake Forest will play North Carolina on Friday at 12:00 p.m. in the quarterfinal round at the tournament.

Singles 1. Daniel Kreyman (WF) d. Yannick Maden (CU) 7-6 (5), 6-3 2. David Hopkins (WF) d. Gerardo Meza (CU) 7-6 (5), 6-1 3. Amogh Prabhakar (WF) d. Ayrton Wibowo (CU) 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2 4. Adam Lee (WF) d. Dominique Maden (CU) 7-6 (3), 7-6 (5) 5. Hunter Harrington (CU) d. Sam Wells 6-2, 6-3 6. Zachary Rigsby (CU) d. Alex Tsai (WF) 6-2, 6-2 Order of Finish: 5, 6, 1, 2, 3, 4

Doubles 1. Y. Maden/Rigsby (CU) d. Prabhakar/Hopkins (WF) 8-4 2. Kreyman/Lee (WF) d. Wibowo/Cedric Willems (CU) 8-5 3. Wesley Moran/D. Maden (CU) d. Tsai/Conner Sherwood (WF) 8-6 Order of Finish: 2, 1, 3