CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. –  The No. 3 Virginia men’s tennis team (10-4, 2-0 ACC) plays a pair of conference matches on the road this week. The Cavaliers open the weekend by playing at North Carolina (8-3, 2-0 ACC) on Friday, March 8 at 5 p.m. Virginia takes on No. 15 Duke (10-6, 2-1 ACC) on Sunday, March 10 at 2 p.m.


  • Live streaming and live scoring will be available for the matches
  • Both matches will also be available to watch as part of the CrossCourt Cast on ACCNX (links on schedule page


  • Virginia moved up to No. 3 in the latest ITA team rankings from last week’s No. 8 after downing then No. 3 Wake Forest and No. 22 NC State
  • Senior Chris Rodesch moved up to No. 9 in the ITA Singles rankings. Rodesch is 10-2 in singles and 7-1 this spring, having won his last five completed matches
  • Rodesch and senior Jeffrey von der Schulenburg have moved up to No. 24 in the doubles rankings. They are 6-2 as a team with a pair of top-25 victories
  • Senior Iñaki Montes was named the ACC Player of the Week after downing No. 25 Filippo Moroni in straight sets in the win against Wake Forest. Moroni is the Demon Deacons’s highest ranked player
  • Dylan Dietrich earned his fourth ACC Freshman of the Week honor this week after winning the clinching point last Friday against Wake Forest. Dietrich is 9-4 this season with a 6-3 record at No. 2
  • Sophomore Måns Dahlberg has started ACC play 2-0 in singles with two straight-set victories last weekend. He is 7-3 in singles this spring
  • Virginia has won its last 43 conference matches. Its last ACC loss was on March 17, 2019 against Wake Forest
  • Virginia has not lost a match outdoors since May 17, 2021, when it fell to USC in the NCAA Round of 16


  • Virginia has faced either Duke (2023) or North Carolina (2022 & 2021) in each of the last three ACC Championship finals
  • The Tar Heels are ranked No. 30 in this week’s ITA team rankings
  • North Carolina leads the all-time series 71-45. Virginia has won the last five meetings
  • This is the second meeting of the year between Virginia and Duke. UVA topped the Blue Devils 4-1 in the Round of 16 at the ITA National Team Indoor Championship
  • Virginia and Duke met in the NCAA Round of 16 last season with UVA advancing with a 4-0 victory against the Blue Devils
  • Virginia head coach Andres Pedroso is a Duke alum. Pedroso helped lead the Blue Devils to four ACC titles, was a two-time All-American and was named to the ACC 50th Anniversary Team
  • Pedroso and Duke head coach Ramsey Smith were teammates on the Blue Devils, both graduating in 2001 from Duke
  • Duke holds a 54-50 advantage in the all-time series. UVA has won the last seven meetings


  • The Cavaliers return home next weekend to host Louisville (March 15) and Notre Dame (March 17)