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South Carolina women's tennis team defeats Clemson 6-1

The 25th-ranked Gamecocks win their sixth straight match against the Tigers.

The Gamecock women's tennis team had a successful day at the office.

South Carolina defeated arch-rival Clemson 6-1 Thursday afternoon at the Carolina Tennis Center.

This marks the sixth straight win in the series for the Gamecocks who improved to 2-2. Clemson drops to 5-1.


In singles, 27th-ranked Mia Horvit faced off with Tate Schroeder on court one, winning 6-3, 6-1.

Emma Shelton, who earlier this month won the USTA Winter Championship Girls 18 singles title in Orlando, won her match in number three singles. Shelton defeated Eleni Louka 6-3, 6-3.

Up next, the Gamecocks head to Lubbock, Texas to take on Texas Tech on Saturday, Feb. 15 at 12 p.m. ET and then Denver in a neutral-site match on Sunday, Feb. 16 at 12 p.m. ET.