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Florida Men’s Tennis Announces 2021 Schedule

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Gators open season with visits from FAU and USF on Jan. 16-17 

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Florida announced on Wednesday its 2021 men’s tennis schedule, which features two matchups with in-state rival Florida State, a trip to Austin, Texas for the ITA Kickoff Weekend and a full slate of matches against Southeastern Conference opponents.

Fan attendance policies and COVID-19 health and safety protocols will be released soon.

The Gators will open their season with two home matches at the Alfred A. Ring Tennis Complex against FAU and USF on Jan. 16 and 17.

UF will then travel to Austin for the ITA Kickoff Weekend. The team will play Oklahoma State on Jan. 22 and with a win, would advance to play Texas or Arizona on Jan. 23.

The winner of the event will then advance to the Division I Men’s National Team Indoor Championship. The Men’s National Team Indoor Championship will be hosted on Feb. 12-14 by the University of Illinois at the Atkins Tennis Center in Champaign, Ill.

Florida’s schedule will feature additional nonconference matchups at UCF (Lake Nona) on Jan. 29 and at FSU on Jan. 31, while the Gators will also play host to TCU on March 17 and FSU on March 21.

UF will begin SEC play on Feb. 19 and 21 with visits from Alabama and Auburn, followed by road trips to LSU and Texas A&M on Feb. 26 and 28.

In March, Georgia (March 5) and Tennessee (March 7) will travel to Gainesville. The Gators will then hit the road for bouts with Ole Miss and Mississippi State on March 12 and 14.

Florida will host Arkansas on March 26 to round out what is scheduled to be seven matches played in the month of March.

April will see the Gators finish out their SEC competition with matchups at Vanderbilt on April 2, a home match against Kentucky on April 4 and a final road trip to South Carolina on April 9.

The SEC Tournament is scheduled for April 19-23 in Fayetteville, Ark.

NCAA Regionals are scheduled for May 7-9 while the NCAA Super Regions are set for May 14-16.

The NCAA Championships are scheduled to culminate the season on May 20-29 in Lake Nona on the USTA National Campus.

 



























Date Opponent/Tournament Location Time (ET)
Jan. 16 FAU Gainesville, FL 1 p.m.
Jan. 17 USF Gainesville, FL 1 p.m.
Jan. 22 Oklahoma State Austin, TX 10 a.m.
Jan. 23 Texas/Arizona Austin, TX 2 p.m.
Jan. 29 UCF Lake Nona, FL TBA
Jan. 31 FSU Tallahassee, FL TBA
Feb. 12-14 ITA National Indoors Champaign, IL TBA
Feb. 19 Alabama Gainesville, FL 5 p.m.
Feb. 21 Auburn Gainesville, FL Noon
Feb. 26 LSU Baton Rouge, LA TBA
Feb. 28 Texas A&M College Station, TX TBA
March 5 Georgia Gainesville, FL 5 p.m.
March 7 Tennessee Gainesville, FL Noon
March 12 Ole Miss Oxford, MS TBA
March 14 Mississippi St. Starkville, MS TBA
March 17 TCU Gainesville, FL 5 p.m.
March 21 FSU Gainesville, FL Noon
March 26 Arkansas Gainesville, FL 5 p.m.
April 2 Vanderbilt Nashville, TN TBA
April 4 Kentucky Gainesville, FL Noon
April 9 South Carolina Columbia, SC TBA
April 19-23 SEC Tournament Fayetteville, AR TBA
May 7-9 NCAA Regionals TBA TBA
May 14-16 NCAA Super Regionals TBA TBA
May 20-29 NCAA Championships Lake Nona, FL TBA

 
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