CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. –  The No. 1 Virginia men’s tennis team (2-0) travels to play at Liberty (0-0) on Thursday, Jan. 19 at 5 p.m. at the Liberty Indoor Tennis Center in Lynchburg, Va.


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  • The 2022 NCAA Champions remain 1 in the ITA rankings
  • Virginia opened the season with a pair of 7-0 victories on Sunday against UNCW and Richmond
  • Virginia has won 25-straight dual matches dating back to last season
  • The Cavaliers have four players in the ITA singles rankings: Chris Rodesch (27), Iñaki Montes (37), Jeffrey von der Schulenburg (45) and Bar Botzer (71)
  • Ryan Goetz and Chris Rodesch are ranked No. 17 in doubles
  • von der Schulenburg picked up a pair of victories last weekend, including a win at on the top court against Richmond
  • Rodesch and von der Schulenburg are both 7-3 in singles, including their fall matches
  • Ryan Goetz also picked up two wins on Sunday to improve to 6-2 this season
  • Two freshmen picked up wins in their collegiate debuts: Mans Dahlberg won in straight sets on court four and Douglas Yaffa won on court six


  • This is the season opener for Liberty
  • The Flames are the two-time defending ASUN Conference champions and were picked to finish first in the league in the 2023 ASUN Men’s Tennis Preseason Coaches Poll
  • The Flames return seven players from last year’s championship team, including the program’s all-time singles wins record holder, Josh Wilson. Liberty also welcomes back 2021 ASUN Championship MVP and 2022 ASUN All-Conference second team Rafael Marques Da Silva. Christiaan Worst, Deji Thomas-Smith, Thando Longwe-Smit, Zion Heaven and Goncalo Ferreira are also back for the Flames
  • Virginia is 11-0 in the all-time series. The two squads last met in the 2022 season opener with UVA winning 7-0


  • Virginia returns home to host No. 11 Baylor on Sunday, Jan. 22 at 1 p.m.