|Clemson Tigers women's tennis|
|Head coach||Nancy Harris (15th season)|
|Home Court||Hoke Sloan Tennis Center |
|Colors||Orange and Regalia |
|NCAA Tournament appearances|
|1982, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016|
|Conference Tournament championships|
|1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 2004, 2008|
|Conference regular season champions|
|1978,1979,1980,1982 1983, 1985, 1986, 2004, 2007, 2014|
The Clemson Tigers women's tennis team represents Clemson University in NCAA Division I college tennis. The Tigers are members of the Atlantic Coast Conference. The team is currently coached by Nancy Harris, who is on her 15th season in Clemson. Home games are played in the Hoke Sloan Tennis Center in Clemson, South Carolina. The team has won 9 ACC championships since the program started and earned 18 NCAA Tournament bids. The Tigers finished a season among the top 25 teams in the nation 24 times.
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