Alex Favrot, a native of Lyon, France, has signed with the Clemson men's tennis program, Head Coach Chuck McCuen and Associate Head Coach John Boetsch announced on Monday. Favrot comes to Clemson after a highly decorated junior career in France.
Senior co-captains Hunter Harrington and Alejandro Augusto were named to the 2015 All-ACC Academic Men's Tennis Team, as announced by the conference Wednesday morning.
Matthew Lee McHugh, Chuck's step-grandfather, was awarded Clemson's prestigious Distinguished Alumni Award in 1981.
Carl McHugh, great uncle of current Clemson men's tennis coach Chuck McCuen, was named head coach of the swimming and diving team in 1947.
Clemson's first season of men's tennis competition came in 1908, the Tigers finished 2-2 that season and advanced to the South Carolina state tournament.
The Clemson men's and women's tennis teams, staff and friends gathered earlier this season at the Duckworth Family Pavilion at Clemson's Hoke Sloan Tennis Center for the annual Duckworth Family Banquet.
The one man who could truly be called the Father of Clemson Tennis is Hoke Sloan, after whom the varsity tennis center is named.
The Clemson men's tennis team hosted North Carolina on Friday, April 19 in the team's final home match of the regular season.
Clemson senior Hunter Harrington was named to the All-ACC Third Team today, as announced by the conference.
After an upset victory in the first round of tournament on Thursday, the Clemson men's tennis team's run in the 2015 ACC Tournament ended in the quarterfinals Friday.
The Clemson men's tennis team upset 32nd-ranked Louisville 4-3 on Thursday morning in the first round of the ACC Championships in Cary, N.C. The No. 11-seed Tigers (12-15) won the doubles point against the No. 6-seed Cardinals (23-8) and then Luke Johnson, Alejandro Augusto and Hampton Drake won matches at No. 4, No. 2 and No. 6 singles, respectively, to claim the victory.
The Clemson men's tennis team will face sixth-seeded Louisville in the first round of the 2015 ACC Tournament in Cary, N.C. Thursday morning at 9 a.m.