The top-ranked North Carolina women’s tennis team breezed past Clemson on Sunday, winning its sixth straight contest, 7-0.
No. 1 UNC (22-2, 11-1 ACC) went into singles play up 1-0 over the Tigers (12-11, 5-7 ACC) after two 6-3 wins. The first came on Court Two from doubles pair Makenna Jones and Alle Sanford and the second was on Court Three from Marika Akkerman and Chloe Ouellet-Pizer. The win from Akkerman and Ouellet-Pizer clinched the doubles point. The third doubles match went unfinished with No. 2 duos pair Alexa Graham and Jessie Aney up 5-2.
In singles play, Alexa Graham finished first on Court Three. Graham defeated her opponent in straight sets, 6-1, 6-3, to continue her undefeated record in duals matches.
No. 18 Jones on Court One wrapped up next. After a hard fought 7-6 first set victory, Jones put the match away and won the second set, 6-3.
Jesse Aney then clinched the match on Court Four in straight sets, 6-2, 6-1. No. 25 Sanford, Ouellet-Pizer and Akkerman each won to make the score 7-0 over the Tigers.