Cavaliers Host Duke Friday at 3 p.m. at Snyder Tennis Center
CHARLOTTESVILLE – The top-ranked Virginia men’s tennis team returns home this weekend for its first home matches in six weeks as it hosts a pair of ACC rivals. The Cavaliers will face their two highest-ranked ACC foes of the season.
Friday’s the Cavaliers host No. 10 Duke on Friday at 3 p.m. Weather conditions will permit the match to be played outdoors at the Snyder Tennis Center.
On Sunday, Virginia plays No. 17 North Carolina on Sunday at 1 p.m. That match will also be played at the Snyder Tennis Center.
The Cavaliers (20-0, 5-0 ACC) enter the weekend looking to build on their school-record 83-match home winning streak and their conference-record 68-match ACC winning streak. Duke (13-6, 4-0 ACC) and North Carolina (9-4, 4-0 ACC) are the only other undefeated teams in ACC play this season.
Friday’s match against Duke marks the first time since 2007 that a top-10 ACC team has visited Charlottesville. The match also features four of the top eight singles players in the nation, as Virginia’s Alex Domijan (Wesley Chapel, Fla.) and Michael Shabaz (Fairfax, Va.) are No. 2 and No. 5 in this week’s ITA rankings, while Duke’s Henrique Cunha and Reid Carleton are No. 6 and No. 8 respectively.
Admission is free to all Virginia tennis matches. For outdoor matches at the Snyder Tennis Center, free parking for fans is available at the Culbreth Garage (map).