CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia has earned an at-large bid to compete in the 2019 NCAA Men’s Tennis Championship and will host first and second round matches at the Snyder Tennis Center on Friday and Saturday, May 3-4.
The Cavaliers (21-4), the No. 5 national seed and the top team in the regional, will take on St. John’s (19-5) on Friday (May 3) at 1 p.m. South Carolina (17-9) and East Tennessee State (20-4) will play the opening match of the regional on Friday at 10 a.m.
The winners of Friday’s matches will face on another on Saturday (May 4) at 1 p.m.
Admission for the matches is free. There will be live scoring and a live video stream for all three matches, with links posted on VirginiaSports.com.
This is the Cavaliers’ 16th-consecutive NCAA Championship bid and the 15th time that they have hosted a regional. Virginia has won four of the last six NCAA titles, including three-consecutive from 2015-17. The Cavaliers have played in seven of the last eight NCAA finals, made semifinal appearances in 10 of the past 12 years, have reached the quarterfinals in 13 of the last 14 seasons and have been a top-eight seed 15 times.
The 16 teams advancing from the second round of the tournament will participate in two-team super regionals on the campuses of the higher-seeded teams, set to take place on May 10-11. The eight super regional winners will then advance to the finals site, the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Fla., with the quarterfinals through championship matches being contested May 16-19. NCAA Singles and Doubles will take place May 20-25 in that same location.
2019 NCAA TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP – CHARLOTTESVILLE REGIONAL
FRIDAY, MAY 3
10 a.m. – South Carolina vs East Tennessee State
1 p.m. – #5 Virginia vs. St. John’s
SATURDAY, MAY 4
1 p.m. – Second Round Match