Duke hosts Coastal Carolina, Campbell on Saturday


Game 9

Duke vs. Coastal Carolina – Saturday at 10 a.m.
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Game 10
Duke vs. Campbell – Saturday at 3 p.m.
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DURHAM –Men’s Tennis No. 32 Duke is set to host Coastal Carolina and Campbell on Saturday for two final non-conference games before the start of ACC games next weekend.

The Blue Devils host the Chanticleers on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Sheffield Indoor Tennis Center, before hosting the Camels a few hours later at 3 p.m. for their first outdoor game at the Ambler Tennis Stadium. Parking is available in the blue zone.

Duke has two singles players ranked ahead of games – sophomore Faris Khan seat at No. 89, while junior Garrett Johns comes ranked at No. 118.

Live stats and video are available for both matches.

Saturday’s contest is the ninth all-time meeting between the two programs with Duke leading the series 8-0. The previous eight meetings have been at Durham, including a 4-0 win on February 29, 2020, when the teams last met.

Coastal Carolina holds a 4-4 overall record but has dropped its last two contests in Charlotte and Clemson. The Chanticleers are due to face Campbell on Friday before traveling to Durham for Saturday’s game. Graduate student Bastien Huon is the only Coastal Carolina player listed on the recent ITA rankings, entering as the No. 116 singles player in the country. He currently holds a 5-1 singles record and was leading his two unfinished matches.

Duke also currently leads the all-time series with Campbell, 7-0. When the teams last met on January 29, 2021, the Blue Devils picked up a 7-0 victory at Durham.

Campbell is 3-2 this year and is coming off a 5-2 loss to Elon on Feb. 19. The Camels are scheduled to face Coastal Carolina on Friday at home before traveling to Durham for Saturday’s game. Freshman Damien Nezar currently leads the team with a 4-1 singles record, playing on the Camels’ top court. Sophomores Pol Otin and Tomas Balazi along with junior Robin Angles follow close behind with three singles wins this year. The doubles pair of Benjamin Maes and Nezar are undefeated this season with a 3-0 mark as they play on court two.

Duke Athletics thanks its fans for diligently complying with Duke and Durham’s indoor mask mandates and again reminds its customers to wear appropriate, well-fitting masks (preferably KN95 or N95) that completely cover the nose and their mouths when indoors on campus.

Duke hosts Virginia and Virginia Tech on March 4-6 for its first two ACC contests of the year. The Blue Devils host the Cavilers on Friday at 3 p.m. before facing the Hokies on Sunday at 2 p.m. Both competitions are scheduled to be played outdoors at Ambler Tennis Stadium, but have the potential to move indoors if weather conditions affect playing surfaces.




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