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Sep 19, 2019

Women’s Tennis to Compete in the Debbie Southern Furman Classic

Clemson, S.C. –  The Clemson women’s tennis team enters its second week of action this fall as it competes in the Debbie Southern Furman Classic over the weekend. Six Tigers will compete over the weekend including freshmen Ali DeSpain and Zaina Nait Omar who will both make their collegiate debut.

Competition will begin on Friday and continue through Sunday as a total of 13 teams are scheduled to see the court over the weekend. Several ACC teams will be in attendance including Duke, Florida State, Georgia Tech, North Carolina and Wake Forest. Furman, Mississippi State, Ohio State, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Vanderbilt are also set to compete in the tournament.



9:00 am – Louka/Riley vs Meyer/Cruz (Vanderbilt)

9:00 am – Middlebrooks/Marti vs. Pesacento/Lynch (Wake Forest)

9:45 am – DeSpain/Nait Omar vs. Riley/Creath (Tennessee)


1:00 pm – Sydney Riley vs. Bonilla (Tennessee)

1:00 pm – Zaina Nait Omar vs Anna Ross (Vanderbilt)

1:30 pm – Mackenzy Middlebrooks vs. Lexi Ryngler (Texas)

1:30 pm – Laura Marti vs. Danni Vines (Furman)

2:30 pm – Eleni Louka vs. Marcella Cruz (Vanderbilt)

2:30 pm – Ali DeSpain vs. Ari Riley (Tennessee)



9:00 am – Middlebrooks/Marti vs. Walker/Pate (Furman)

9:00 am – Louka/Riley vs. Dillon/Rompf (Furman)

9:45 am – DeSpain/Nait Omar vs. Dormet/Hurley (Ohio State)


10:15 am – Sydney Riley vs. Cusano (Texas)

11:15 am – Zaina Nait Omar vs. Marta Falceto (Mississippi State)

12:30 pm – Mackenzy Middlebrooks vs Christina Rosca (Vanderbilt)

1:00 pm – Eleni Louka vs. Alexandra Mikhailuk (Mississippi State)

1:00 pm – Ali DeSpain vs Victoria Flores (Georgia Tech)



10:00 am Zaina Nait Omar vs. Callie Creath (Tennessee)

10:00 am Laura Marti vs. Sophia Patel (North Carolina)

11:00 am Mackenzy Middlebrooks vs. Rebeka Mertena (Tennessee)

11:00 am Eleni Louka vs. Victoria Allen (Florida State)

11:00 am Sydney Riley vs. Lynch (Wake Forest)

11:30 am Ali DeSpain vs. Gabi Asensi (South Carolina)

Team Notes:

  • As a team, Clemson holds all-time winning records over nine of the 13 teams playing in the Debbie Southern Furman Classic this weekend
  • Against teams in attendance this weekend, the Tigers are 240-135 all-time as a team