Women's Tennis ACCtion: Tuesday, February 9

Feb. 9, 2010

Clemson Women's Tennis Moves to 8-0 with Win Over Charlotte

CLEMSON, SC – Clemson women’s tennis, ranked 15th nationally, moved to 8-0 on the season with a 7-0 win against Charlotte on Tuesday afternoon. It is only the third 8-0 start for Clemson in team history. Clemson moved to 4-0 all-time against the 49ers, who fell to 0-4 in 2010 with the loss. This was Clemson’s final home match until March 5.

Each of the Tigers’ next seven opponents will likely be ranked, starting with #8 Southern California on Friday. Clemson took a 1-0 lead with a sweep in the doubles competition. Estefania Balda and the reigning ACC Player of the Week, Laurianne Henry, defeated the team of Cunningham and Ekelund, 8-0 at flight three. Balda and Henry are now 3-0 in dual match play.

Then, Josipa Bek and Nelly Ciolkowski put away Ana Spivakovsky and Gabi Vergara at flight two, 8-0 ,to clinch the doubles point. Ina Hadziselimovic and Keri Wong moved to 7-1 on the season with their 8-3 win against Andrea Rivera and Alexandra Zinn at flight one.