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Clemson Finishes Play in Southern Intercollegiate Menís Tennis Tournament

Courtesy: Clemson Athletic Communications
Release: 09/15/2013
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ATHENS, GA - The Clemson men’s tennis team concluded play in the Southern Intercollegiate Men’s Tennis Tournament in Athens, GA Sunday.

Clemson’s Hunter Harrington advanced to the quarterfinal round of the First Division and lost to second-seeded Ben Wagland of Georgia 6-7, 7-6, 6-1.  Renato Lombardi of Barry defeated the Tigers’ freshman Fernando Sala Sanchez 6-3, 6-3 in the semifinals of the Third Division.

In doubles, East Tennessee’s David Biosca and Roger Ordeig defeated the Tigers’ double team of Harrington and Daniel Straw in the quarterfinal round 8-4.

The Southern Intercollegiate Men’s Tennis Tournament is an individual tournament with no teams scores being kept.

Clemson will play in the ITA All-American Tournament in Tulsa OK beginning on September 28, in the Tiger’s next action.

Clemson’s Results in Southern Intercollegiate Championships:

DIVISION I SINGLES
Round of 64
Fabian Groetsch, Barry def. Dominique Maden, Clemson, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
Rhys Johnson, Vandy def. Alejandro Augusto Bueno, Clemson, 6-2, 5-7, 6-4
Austin Ansari, Clemson def. Jaan Kononov, Armstrong, 6-3, 6-4
[5] Hunter Harrington, Clemson def. Crescente Lesser, CofC, 6-3, 6-4

Round of 32
[5] Hunter Harrington, Clemson def. Shea Thomas, Liberty, 6-2, 6-3
[4] Gonzales Austin, Vandy def. Austin Ansari, Clemson, 7-6(1), 6-4

Round of 16
[5] Hunter Harrington, Clemson def. Rafael Rondino, UAB, 6-2, 6-3

Round of 8
[2] Ben Wagland, Georgia def. [5] Hunter Harrington, Clemson 6-7, 7-6, 6-1

DIVISION II SINGLES
Round of 64
Luke Johnson, Clemson def. Paul Polarczyk, USF, 6-3, 6-4
Daniel Strawn, Clemson def. Jesse Flores, UCF, 6-1, 7-5
Chris Helliar, UAB def. Robert Dudley, Clemson, 6-1, 6-1

Round of 32
Richard Meade, FAU def. Luke Johnson, Clemson, 7-6(4), 6-2
Suresh Eswaran, Vandy def. Daniel Strawn, Clemson, 6-2, 7-6(4)

DIVISION III SINGLES
Round of 64
Guillem Secanell, Liberty def. Ryan McMullan, Clemson, 4-6, 6-4, 6-0
Brent Lett, Clemson def. Saxon Buehning, Alabama, 6-2, 6-3

Round of 32
Christian Harris, Clemson def. Umberto Setter, ETSU, 6-1, 6-2
Fernando Sala Sanchez, Clemson def. Sean Bacha, FAU, 6-4, 6-1
Brent Lett, Clemson def. Donovan McSeveny, UAB, 4-6, 6-1, 6-1

Round of 16
Fernando Sala Sanchez, Clemson def. Egor Panyushkin, Stetson, 7-5, 6-2
Alex Calot, Charlotte def. Brent Lett, Clemson, 6-2, 6-2

Quarterfinals
Fernando Sala Sanchez, Clemson def. Everth Dzib, USF, 6-7, 6-4, 7-5

Semifinals
Renato Lombardi, Barry def. Fernando Sala Sanchez, Clemson 6-3, 6-3

DIVISION I DOUBLES
Round of 64
Francesc Aulina/Jesse Flores, UCF def. Austin Ansari/Alejandro Bueno, Clemson, 8-6

Round of 32
Hunter Harrington/Daniel Strawn, Clemson def. Jorge Azuero/Shea Thomas, Liberty, 8-6
Luke Johnson/Dominique Maden, Clemson def. Everth Dzib/Paul Polarczyk, USF, 8-2

Round of 16
Alex Ferrero/Ratan Gill, Portland def. Luke Johnson/Dominique Maden, Clemson, 8-3
Hunter Harrington/Daniel Strawn, Clemson def. Fabian Groetsch/Ahmed Triki, Barry, 8-3

Round of 8
David Biosca/Roger Ordeig, ETSU def. Hunter Harrington/Daniel Strawn, Clemson 8-4

DIVISION II DOUBLES
Round of 32
Robert Dudley/Fernando Sala Sanchez, Clemson def. Inaki Espindola/Jose Sangroniz, UCF, 8-6
Juan Pablo Boada/Yuta Hirokawa, Winthrop def. Brent Lett/Christian Harris, Clemson, 8-5

Round of 16
Tony Kostadinov/Evgeny Silitski, Ga. Gwinnett def. Robert Dudley/Fernando Sala Sanchez, Clemson, 8-5

CONSOLATION
Division I Singles
Ratan Gill, Portland def. Dominique Maden, Clemson, 4-6, 6-2, 1-0(8)
Vincent Verpeaux, Lander def. Alejandro Augusto Bueno, Clemson, 2-6, 7-6, 1-0(13)

Division II Singles
Robert Dudley, Clemson def. Chester Espie, Stetson, 6-3, 6-4
Robert Dudley, Clemson def. Fedrico Sabogal, South Florida 6-4, 7-5   

Division III Singles
Nicholas Wilson, Va. Tech def. Ryan McMullan, Clemson, 6-0, 6-0

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