Clemson, SC - From Clemson University:
CLEMSON, SC - Gera Boryachinskiy defeated Ilja Orre at number six singles 6-2, 6-7, 6-1 at number six singles in clinching the match and giving Clemson a 4-3 win over William & Mary in a men's intercollegiate tennis match at Clemson, SC Thursday evening.
With the win, Clemson is now 13-0 overall, while William & Mary falls to 12-7 overall this season. The Tigers are ranked 47th nationally, while William & Mary is ranked 53rd according to the latest national poll.
The 13-0 start for Clemson is the second best beginning of a season in school history. The 1969 team holds the school record for the best start as this team finished the year with a 16-0 record. The 1969 squad was Clemson's first ACC Championship team in men¹s tennis.
William and Mary won the doubles point and took a 1-0 lead. The Tigers won at number one and number two singles.
Carlos Alvarez defeated Keziel Juneau of William and Mary at number one singles 7-5, 6-1. Kevin Galloway defeated the Tribe¹s Sebastien Vidal at number two singles 6-2, 6-1.
Clemson's Zachary Rigsby defeated Adrian Vodislav at number four singles to give the Tigers a three to one advantage.
However, Jamie Whiteford defeated the Tigers' Wes Moran at number three singles 3-6, 6-1, 6-0 to narrow the Tigers¹ lead to 3-2. The Tribes' Anton Andersson defeated Clemson's Moritz Dettinger at number five singles 6-4, 7-6 to knot the team score 3-3 setting up the number six singles contest as the deciding match.