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April 1, 2010
Georgia Tech Cruises Past Clemson, 7-0
The Georgia Tech men's tennis team swept all doubles and singles matches to shut out Clemson, 7-0 on Wednesday afternoon at the Bill Moore Tennis Center.
With the win, the 25th ranked Yellow Jackets improved to 13-3 overall and 4-1 in the ACC. The Jackets also extended their winning streak to five and improved to 10-0 on the season at the Bill Moore Tennis Center. Clemson, ranked 43rd this week, fell to 13-5, 1-4 in the ACC with the loss.
The Yellow Jackets got off to a fast start after sweeping all three doubles matches to take a 1-0 lead overall. The first team to wrap up their match was Eliot Potvin and Ryan Smith, who were 8-5 winners over Clemson's Mortiz Dettinger and Zachary Rigsby in the number two spot.
Duke Cruises to 6-1 Victory at N.C. State
The Blue Devils won their fifth straight match and improved to 3-0 in ACC play with a 6-1 victory over N.C. State in Raleigh on Wednesday afternoon.
No. 27 Duke improved to 10-5 on the season by earning the doubles point and wins in five of the six singles contests. The Wolfpack dropped to 13-7 on the year and 1-4 in league play.
All six of the singles matches ended in straight sets. The Blue Devils were without their top performer in singles on Wednesday as Henrique Cunha did not compete in singles. However, without the 11th-ranked player in the country, Duke received strong performances from the rest of the team.
Miami Edged by No. 30 Wisconsin, 4-3
The No. 51 University of Miami men’s tennis team fell to No. 30 Wisconsin, 4-3, at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center on Wednesday afternoon.
Miami (6-9) got off to a strong start, sweeping all three doubles matches – including two versus ranked Wisconsin duos – to take the early 1-0 lead. At the No. 1 position, UM’s tandem of Christian Blöcker and David Simon won their second-straight match, upending Wisconsin’s 15th-ranked Moritz Baumann and Marek Michalicka, 8-5, to improve to 13-8 this season.
UM’s 57th-ranked duo of Keith Crowley and Hector Nieto cruised past the Badgers’ 79th-ranked Luke Rassow-Kantor and Michael Dierberger, 8-4, to move to 10-3 in doubles competition.