CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. –  The Virginia men’s tennis team (4-0) hosts No. 14 Wake Forest (3-1) on Saturday, Feb. 6 at 3 p.m. at the Boar’s Head Sports Club in Charlottesville, Va.


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  • This is the first of two regular-season meetings between the teams. This contest is considered to be a non-conference match with the meeting in Winston-Salem on February 28 designated the ACC match
  • Due to health and safety considerations, in addition to the current guidelines for sports venues set by the Commonwealth of Virginia, attendance for UVA home men’s and women’s indoor tennis competitions will be limited to the family of student-athletes and coaching staff until further notice


  • Virginia moved up one spot in this week’s ITA team rankings to No. 7 after beginning the season ranked No. 22
  • Last week, UVA downed Old Dominion 6-1, sweeping the singles courts in straight sets
  • Senior Gianni Ross (Chicago, Ill.) and freshman Iñaki Montes (Pamplona, Spain) are both 3-0 in singles this season with freshman Jeffrey von der Schulenburg (Zurich, Switzerland) leading the team with a 4-0 record
  • Montes and von der Schulenburg are 3-1 in doubles at the No. 3 court
  • Grad student Carl Söderlund (Stockholm, Sweden) is ranked No. 29 in the preseason ITA singles rankings. He is 1-0 on the season with two matches abandoned, both while he was up at least one break


  • After having its first four matches postponed, the Demon Deacons opened the season with a 4-0 loss to unranked Oklahoma at ITA Kickoff Weekend. They have won their three matches since including a 4-3 win against South Carolina and a 7-0 win over Davidson last Sunday in a doubleheader
  • Wake has had three different players on the No. 1 singles court this year: Eduardo Nava, Siddhant Banthia and Henri Squire
  • Rrezart Cungu is ranked No. 92 in the ITA Singles rankings. Squire and Nava are the No. 18 doubles team
  • Wake Forest and Virginia are the only two ACC teams to have won NCAA Championships. UVA and Wake have won four of the last five titles (UVA in 2015-17 and Wake in 2018. There was not a champion in 2020)
  • Wake Forest head coach Tony Bresky was the associate head coach at Virginia from 2002-10
  • Virginia leads the all-time series 62-25. Wake Forest won last year’s non-conference meeting 5-2 in Winston-Salem


  • The Cavaliers will head to Champaign, Ill., to compete in the eight-team 2021 ITA National Team Indoor Championships Feb. 12-14
  • The seeding, match-ups and schedule for the tournament will be released next week