No. 25 Wake Forest Tops Clemson 5-2

March 29, 2009

CLEMSON, S.C. - The 25th-ranked Wake Forest men's tennis team defeated Clemson 5-2 on Sunday afternoon at Clemson's Hoke Sloan Indoor Tennis Center. Wake Forest is now 14-6 and 4-1 in the ACC and Clemson is 9-10 and 1-6.

The Deacons swept all three doubles contests to go ahead 1-0 heading into singles. Senior Cory Parr downed Clemson's Carlos Alvarexas 7-5, 6-2 at No. 1. Clemson's Ike Belk defeated Wake Forest freshman David Hopkins 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 at No. 4 to set the score at 2-1.

Rok Bizjak took down Steven Forman with a 6-7, 6-1, 6-1 victory at No. 2 to knot the score at 2-all. Sophomore Jonathan Wolff followed with a 6-3, 5-6, 7-6 edge over Kevin Fleck at No. 3 to push Wake in front 3-2. Iain Atkinson clinched the win with a 1-6, 6-2, 6-4 victory at No. 5 and Jason Morgenstern added the final WFU point with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Wes Moran at No. 6.

Wake Forest will play its last road match of the season on Wednesday, April 1, taking on NC State in Raleigh at 2:30 p.m. Wake Forest returns to Leighton Stadium on April 3 to host Florida State at 5 p.m.

Wake Forest 5, Clemson 2
Doubles
1. Steven Forman-Cory Parr (WF) d. Carlos Alvarez-Rok Bizjak (CU) 8-6
2. Iain Atkinson-Carlos Salmon (WF) d. Ike Belk-Kevin Fleck (CU) 8-5
3. Jason Morgenstern-Jonathan Wolff (WF) d. Wes Moran-Kevin Galloway (CU) 8-4
Order of finish: 3, 2, 1

Singles
1. Cory Parr (WF) d. Carlos Alvarez (CU) 7-5, 6-2
2. Rok Bizjak (CU) d. Steven Forman (WF) 6-7, 6-1, 6-1
3. Jonathan Wolff (WF) d. Kevin Fleck (CU) 6-2, 5-7, 7-6
4. Ike Belk (CU) d. David Hopkins (WF) 6-3, 5-7, 6-4
5. Iain Atkinson (WF) d. Kevin Galloway (CU) 1-6, 6-2, 6-4
6. Jason Morgenstern (WF) d. Wes Moran (CU) 6-4, 6-2
Order of finish: 1, 4, 2, 3, 5, 6

 

 

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