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CHARLOTTESVILLE For the fifth consecutive year, the Virginia men’s tennis team will host a regional of the NCAA Tournament at the Snyder Tennis Center. The top-seeded Cavaliers (28-0) will open play Saturday against Fairleigh Dickinson (12-8) at 10 a.m., with VCU (19-7) and Penn State (15-11) to follow at 1 p.m. Saturday’s winners will meet in the second round on Sunday at 1 p.m.

Admission to the matches is free. Pay parking is available at the Central Grounds Garage. Tennis fans can park for free at the Emmet/Ivy Parking Garage and the new Culbreth Road Parking Garage, located behind Carr’s Hill Field.

Virginia becomes the ninth different school to receive the No. 1 seed for the NCAA Tournament. The Cavaliers enter the tournament undefeated, 28-0, having won the ITA National Team Indoor and ACC Championships earlier this year. They are making their fifth consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance, and 10th appearance overall. Virginia has an all-time record of 14-9 in the NCAA Tournament, including a 12-4 record in the Brian Boland era. The Cavaliers are 8-0 in NCAA Tournament matches in Charlottesville.

The winner of the Charlottesville Regional will advance to the NCAA Round of 16, which begins Friday, May 16 at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center in Tulsa.

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