What you need to know:
* The Panthers will face their third Power-5 opponet in a row against Clemson Friday.
* The team is looking to bounce back after falling at Auburn last weekend.
* First serve at the Anderson University Tennis Center is set for 2 p.m.
ATLANTA- Following a hard-fought loss at Auburn last Friday, the Georgia State men’s tennis team looks to bounce back at Clemson tomorrow. Due to construction at the Clemson Tennis Facility, the match has been moved to Anderson University.
The Panthers are 4-4 after playing a challenging January slate, placing third at both the FSU Spring Invite and the ITA Kickoff College Station Regional.
Andrei Duarte earned a big win at Auburn, getting his first collegiate start and victory in singles play. The freshman defeated Lorenzo Rodriguez 6-3, 6-1 at the No. 6 position to give GSU its first point over the Tigers.
Singles play is led by Sebastian Acuna, who is 4-1 on the season. Acuna’s lone defeat came at Auburn in a tough 6-4, 6-4 loss. Quentin Coulaud is also a singles leader, going 4-4 and riding a one-match winning streak.
Clemson is 4-1 on the season and on a three-match winning streak. The Tigers’ lone loss came at Charlotte, and the team has since defeated Army, Binghamton, and Cornell.
The Tigers are home to the No. 91 singles player in the country, Alex Favrot, who is 1-1 this season. Favrot is also a part of the No. 33 doubles pair, partnering with Simon Baudry and going 2-0.
First serve at the Anderson University Tennis Center is set for 2 p.m.