Aug. 31, 2017
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The Virginia men's tennis team announced its 2017-18 schedule on Thursday (August 31).
The Cavaliers, led by first-year head coach Andres Pedroso, will be competing in a variety of individual tournaments in the fall and will play 14 regular-season dual matches in the spring at their home courts - the Boyd Tinsley Courts at the Boar's Head Sports Club and Snyder Tennis Center.
The fall portion of the schedule includes a pair of individual national tournaments, the ITA All-American, being held Sept. 30 through Oct. 9 in Tulsa, Okla., and the Oracle ITA National Fall Championships, being held Nov. 1-5 in Indian Wells, Calif., as well as three traditional collegiate individual tournaments hosted by Princeton, Georgia Tech and Wake Forest. Members of the squad will also be playing in Lynchburg, Va., in the ITA Regional, the qualifying tournament for the All-American, from Oct. 19-23. The fall schedule will also see select players competing in professional tournaments including the Charlottesville Challenger, being held at the Boar's Head Sports Club, Oct. 28 through Nov. 5.
The reigning NCAA champion Cavaliers' home slate begins with a pair of duals against Richmond (Jan. 20) and VCU (Jan. 21), followed by the ITA Kickoff Weekend (Jan. 26-28) with No. 25 Columbia, No. 27 Ole Miss and No. 32 Texas Tech coming to town for the qualifying tournament for the ITA National Team Indoor Championships, being held Feb. 16-19 in Seattle, Wash.
The Cavaliers begin their 12-match ACC schedule at Louisville on March 2 and host Boston College (March 16) and Notre Dame (March 18) in the first home weekend of conference play. UVA closes the regular-season home slate by hosting Wake Forest on April 15.
The ACC championships return to the Cary Tennis Center in Cary, N.C., from April 25-29. The Cavaliers have won 12 ACC championships and 13 regular-season titles.
NCAA regionals will take place at host sites from May 11-13 with the final 16 teams advancing to the NCAA team championships, being held this year from May 17-22 in Winston-Salem, N.C. The NCAA individual championships will run from May 23-28 in Winston-Salem.
The Cavaliers have won the last three NCAA team titles and are the defending ITA National Team Indoor and ACC champions.
Admission for all home Virginia tennis matches is free.
2017 FALL SCHEDULE
|Sept. 20-24||Canada F7 Futures||Niagara, Canada||All Day|
|Sept. 27-Oct. 1||Fountain Valley USTA Futures||Fountain Valley, Calif.||All Day|
|Sept. 30-Oct. 9||ITA All-American||Tulsa, Okla.||All Day|
|Oct. 6-8||Princeton Invitational||Princeton, N.J.||All Day|
|Oct. 18-22||Harlingen USTA Futures||Harlingen, Texas||All Day|
|Oct. 19-23||ITA Regional||Lynchburg, Va.||All Day|
|Oct. 28-Nov. 5||Charlottesville Men's Pro Challenger||Charlottesville, Va.||All Day|
|Nov. 1-5||Oracle ITA Fall Nationals||Indian Wells, Calif.||All Day|
|Nov. 3-5||Georgia Tech Invitational||Atlanta, Ga.||All Day|
|Nov. 10-12||Wake Forest Invitational||Winston-Salem, N.C.||All Day|
|Nov. 15-19||Pensacola Futures||Pensacola, Fla.||All Day|
2018 SPRING SCHEDULE
|27||ITA KICKOFF WEEKEND
UVA VS TEXAS TECH
|OLE MISS VS COLUMBIA||CHARLOTTESVILLE||2 P.M.|
|February||3||EASTERN KENTUCKY||CHARLOTTESVILLE||2 p.m.|
|16-19||ITA National Team Indoors||Seattle, Wash.|
|March||2||at Louisville*||Louisille, Ky.||4 p.m.|
|4||at Illinois||Champaign, Ill.||1 p.m.|
|11||at Central Florida||Orlando, Fla.||1 p.m.|
|16||BOSTON COLLEGE*||CHARLOTTESVILLE||3 p.m.|
|18||NOTRE DAME*||CHARLOTTESVILLE||1 p.m.|
|23||at Georgia Tech*||Atlanta, Ga.||3 p.m.|
|25||at Clemson*||Clemson, S.C.||1 p.m.|
|30||at Duke*||Durham, N.C.||3 p.m.|
|April||1||at North Carolina*||Chapel Hill, N.C.||1 p.m.|
|8||FLORIDA STATE*||CHARLOTTESVILLE||1 p.m.|
|13||NC STATE*||CHARLOTTESVILLE||3 p.m.|
|15||WAKE FOREST*||CHARLOTTESVILLE||1 p.m.|
|22||at Virginia Tech*||Blacksburg, Va.||1 p.m.|
|April||25-29||ACC Championship||Cary, N.C.|
|17-22||NCAA Team Championship||Winston-Salem, N.C.|
|23-28||NCAA Individual Championships||Winston-Salem, N.C.|
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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