Men's Tennis Hosts UVa Fall Classic
Oct. 2, 2014
CHARLOTTESVILLE – The Virginia men’s tennis team will host its longest-running tournament, the UVa Fall Classic, this weekend at the Snyder Tennis Center. The 13th edition of the tournament runs Friday-Sunday (Oct. 3-5) and admission is free.
The tournament consists of several 16-player singles draws and eight-team doubles draws. All matches at the tournament will be played with no-ad scoring, with doubles consisting of an eight-game pro set and singles played in a best-of-three sets format. Friday’s play begins at 9 a.m. and will feature two rounds of doubles, followed by one round of singles. Saturday’s action starts at 9 a.m. with the final round of doubles, followed by two rounds of singles. The final round of singles will be on Sunday, beginning at 9 a.m.
Virginia will have one player competing in the tournament, junior Jonathan Cornish (London, England). He will be joined by players from 17 other schools: Bucknell, The Citadel, Cornell, Davidson, East Tennessee State, George Mason, George Washington, James Madison, Liberty, Norfolk State, Old Dominion, Princeton, Radford, UMBC, VCU, Virginia Tech and William & Mary.