Clemson Defeats Winthrop and Davidson Saturday in Men’s Tennis

DAVIDSON, NC Jan. 19, 2013 – Clemson defeated Winthrop 6-1, and Davidson 7-0 in a men’s intercollegiate tennis doubleheader at Davidson’s Indoor Tennis Facility on Saturday evening.

Yannick Maden Courtesy: IPTAY Media

Yannick Maden
Courtesy: IPTAY Media

Clemson is ranked 60th nationally and improves to 3-0 on the year.   Winthrop falls to 0-2 this season, while it was the 2013 opener for Davidson.


Yannick Maden, ranked 75th nationally in singles, won both of his singles matches at number-one singles.   He defeated Dylan Comerford of Winthrop 6-3, 6-3 and defeated Joe Schafer of Davidson 6-2. 6-1.


Maden along with his brother Dominique won both doubles matches.    The pair defeated Comerford and Cory Decandia of Winthrop 8-0  Against Davidson the duo defeated Kevin Moore and Chris Mark 8-4.


Clemson will play Dartmouth on Friday, January 25, and Brown on January 26, in Hanover, NH in the Tigers’ next action.





Clemson 6, Winthrop 1


1: #75 Yannick Maden (CU) d. Dylan Comerford (W) 6-3 6-3

2: Hunter Harrington (CU) d. Peter Nagovnak (W) 6-4 6-2

3: Dominique Maden (CU) d. Yuta Hirokawa (W) 6-2 6-0

4: Zachary Rigsby (CU) d. Cody Decandia (W) 6-2 6-0

5: Austin Ansari (CU) d. Michael Chan (W)  7-6(2) 6-4

6: Juan Pablo Boada (W) d. Martin Blaho (CU) 6-4 6-4



1: #18Yannick Maden/Dominique Maden (CU) d.Dylan Comerford/Cory Decandia (W) 8-0

2: Hunter Harrington/Zachary Rigsby (CU) vs Peter Nagovnak/ Yuka Hirokawa (W) Unf.

3: Ayrton Wibowo/Austin Ansari (CU) d. Steven Patrick/Juan Pablo Boada (W) 8-4



Clemson 7, Davidson 0


1. #75 Yannick Maden (CU) def. Joe Schafer (D) 6-2, 6-1

2. Hunter Harrington (CU) def. Nicky Kunz (D) 6-3, 7-5

3. Dominique Maden (CU) def. Chris Mark (D) 6-3, 6-1

4. Zachary Rigsby (CU) def. Robert Lightbourn (D) 6-3, 7-6

5. Ayrton Wibowo (CU) def. Connor Evins (D) 6-2, 6-4

6. Austin Ansari (CU) def. Alex Howard (D) 6-3, 6-2



1. #18 Dominique Maden/Yannick Maden (CU) def. Kevin Moore/Chris Mark (D) 8-4

2. Ayrton Wibowo/Dominique Maden (CU) def. Joe Schafer/Ethan Kallick (D) 8-1

3. Gerardo Meza/Zachary Rigsby (CU) def. Connor Evins/Nicky Kunz (D) 8-4

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Michael "Beach Mick" Hudson

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Michael "Beach Mick" Hudson is the founder and Editor of Beach Carolina Magazine. Living along the coast of North Carolina, Mike has a passion for the beach and loves to bring news and events of the Carolinas to others around the world.

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