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April 9, 2013
GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – Duke senior Henrique Cunha has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week, announced Tuesday by the league office.
The honor is Cunha’s third of the season as he was named Player of the Week on Jan. 22 and March 26.
Cunha totaled a pair of doubles wins and one singles victory, while the No. 9 Blue Devils earned conference road wins at No. 19 Clemson (7-0) and Georgia Tech (5-2).
Against the Tigers, the senior from Jau, Brazil and doubles partner Raphael Hemmeler defeated the 17th-ranked tandem of Yannick and Dominque Maden, 8-3. Cunha followed that up with a 6-4, 6-3, win over No. 17 Yannick Maden.
Two days later against Georgia Tech, Cunha and Hemmeler sealed the doubles point for the Blue Devils with an 8-2 decision over No. 51 Juan Spir and Eduardo Segura.
Cunha is undefeated against ACC foes in singles (6-0) and doubles (7-0) action.