CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. –  The No. 3 Virginia men’s tennis team (11-2, 5-0 ACC) hosts Georgia Tech (8-5, 2-3 ACC) on Friday, March 12 at 2:30 p.m., and Clemson (6-7, 1-4 ACC) on Sunday, March 14 at 12 p.m. Both matches will be played on the outdoor courts of the Virginia Tennis Facility at the Boar’s Head Resort.


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  • Virginia moved up to No. 3 in this week’s ITA team rankings after spending the last three weeks at No. 4. This is UVA’s highest team ranking since spending one week at No. 3 during the 2019 season (March 13). UVA began the season ranked No. 22. Individual singles and doubles rankings have not been updated since the preseason
  • Last weekend, the Cavaliers opened up their new stadium, the Virginia Tennis Facility at the Boar’s Head Resort, with two sweeps, a 7-0 win against Miami and a 4-0 victory versus Florida State
  • Grad student Carl Söderlund (Stockholm, Sweden) is the reigning ACC Singles Player of the Week. This was the fourth time he received the accolade in his career, but the first time this season. Södderlund is 7-1 on the top singles court this season
  • Söderlund and junior William Woodall (Washington, D.C.) were named the ACC Doubles Team of the Week. All three of the Cavaliers doubles teams have now earned the accolade this season
  • Freshmen Jeffrey von der Schulenburg (Zurich, Switzerland) and Iñaki Montes (Pamplona, Spain), the previous week’s ACC Doubles Team of the Week, have won their last six completed matches. Söderlund and Woodall have won their last five. Both tandems are 4-0 in ACC play
  • Von der Schulenburg leads the team in singles victories, posting an 11-1 record after rattling off seven-straight wins to start his rookie campaign
  • Freshman Chris Rodesch (Angelsberg, Luxembourg) also reached double-digit singles victories last weekend, improving to 10-3 with his clinching victory against Florida State
  • Junior Ryan Goetz (Greenlawn, N.Y.) is a perfect 5-0 in singles in ACC play


  • Georgia Tech is ranked No. 45 in this week’s ITA team rankings
  • The Yellow Jackets went 2-0 last weekend with a 4-1 win against Clemson and a 7-0 sweep of Georgia Southern
  • Marcus McDaniel and Andres Martin have split time on the top two courts. McDaniel has a 10-4 singles record while Martin is 11-4. The two are a combined 12-1 on court two
  • Martin and Chen Dong are 3-0 at No. 3 doubles in ACC action and 5-0 overall
  • Virginia is 37-12 all-time against the Yellow Jackets. UVA has won the last 18 meetings. Georgia Tech’s last victory in the series came in 2002


  • Clemson is receiving votes in this week’s ITA Team Rankings
  • The Tigers snapped a four-match losing streak with a 4-0 win against Mercer on Sunday
  • They will play at Virginia Tech on Friday before heading to Charlottesville
  • Spencer Whitaker has the best winning percentage, posting a 7-2 singles record
  • Ryuhei Azuma and Jacob Jahn are 5-2 on the top doubles court
  • Clemson leads the all-time series 42-29, but UVA has won the last 17 meetings. The Tigers last win against the Cavaliers came in 2003


  • 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 tennis competitions will be limited to the family of student-athletes and coaching staff until further notice 


  • The Cavaliers are in the midst of a lengthy homestand that runs through April 1
  • They were scheduled to play Kentucky next Friday, but that match has been canceled, giving UVA a bye-week. They return to action on Friday, March 26, hosting Duke