WCAV-WVAW-WAHU | Charlottesville, Virginia | Sports

UVa Stays Unbeaten in ACC With Win Over Clemson

April 6, 2012

The second-ranked Virginia men’s tennis team remained unbeaten in ACC play as it downed Clemson 6-1 on Friday. The Cavaliers (18-1, 8-0 ACC) have now won 11 straight.

Virginia took the doubles point to open the match. Justin Shane and Steven Rooda got Virginia started with an 8-5 win at No. 2 over Gerardo Meza and Zachary Rigsby. Jarmere Jenkins and Drew Courtney followed with an 8-5 win at the top spot over Yannick Maden and Ayrton Wibowo to secure the opening point.

In singles, the Cavaliers quickly doubled their lead as Mitchell Frank didn’t drop a game in his win over Meza at the No. 2 spot. Alex Domijan followed with a 6-2, 6-3 win at No. 3 over Wibowo. Shane won the clinching match with his 6-3, 6-1 win at No. 4 over Dominique Maden.

The Tigers’ lone point of the afternoon came at No. 6 where Rigsby defeated Philippe Oudshoorn 6-0, 6-4. Courtney added a third-set match-tiebreaker victory at No. 5 over Hunter Harrington and Jenkins downed Yannick Maden in straight sets at No. 1 to close out the 6-1 win for Virginia.

The win was Virginia's 86th consecutive victory against ACC competition, extending its conference record.

The Cavaliers will conclude its regular season road schedule on Saturday as they visit Georgia Tech. Match time in Atlanta is 3 p.m.

The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we only ask that you use your best judgment. E-mail is required, but will not be displayed with comment.

  • Comments cannot be profane or vulgar. We will not post comments that use profanity or cross the lines of good taste.
  • We will not post comments that use hate speech. Slurs, stereotypes and violent talk aren’t welcome on our website.
  • Comments should not attack other readers or people featured in our stories personally. Any accusations should be backed up with facts.
  • Any comment we post will be posted in its entirety. We do not edit any comment that we post.
  • Comments should contribute to the discussion. We will not post comments that don't advance the discussion. Flaming and/or trolling will not be tolerated.
  • Comments should not attack other posters. Let's keep the focus on the content of the story.

    As a host Newsplex.com welcomes a wide spectrum of opinions. However this is a site that we host. We have a responsibility to all our readers to try to keep our comment section fair and decent. For that reason The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.

    If you have any ideas to improve the conversation or this section let us know. Send an e-mail to webmaster@newsplex.com.


powered by Disqus
The Charlottesville Newsplex 999 2nd Street S.E. Charlottesville, VA 22902 434.242.1919 – Main 434.220.7522 - Newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 146494005