No. 15 @ClemsonWTennis Hosts NC State, Wake Forest This Week
By: Clemson Athletic Communications
CLEMSON, SC – The 15th-ranked Clemson women’s tennis team (8-3, 1-0 ACC) will return to action this weekend as they host a pair of ACC opponents at the Hoke Sloan Tennis Center. The Tigers will square off against NC State (6-1, 1-1 ACC) on Friday at 2:30 pm before taking on 38th-ranked Wake Forest (8-1, 1-1 ACC) on Sunday at noon.
The Tigers are coming off an impressive 6-1 win at Virginia Tech last Sunday to open ACC play.
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Clemson owns a 40-4 all-time record against the Wolfpack, including 12 straight victories. The Tigers are 28-18 historically against the Demon Deacons, and won 6-1 last year in Winston-Salem.
Clemson has three ranked singles players in the newest rankings (Feb. 25) led by Yana Koroleva at No. 41. She is tied with Tristen Dewar, ranked No. 100, for most singles wins thus far with seven. In doubles, the duo of Beatrice Gumulya and Koroleva check in at No. 33 in the latest rankings. After dropping the first set of the year, the combo has won five straight while the Tigers as a team have captured the doubles point in a remarkable 10 of 11 matches this season.
Koroleva (CU), 41st
Koelzer (CU), t-67th
Dewar (CU), 100th
Gumulya/Koroleva (CU), 33rd