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UF Men’s Tennis: Florida Selected as No. 1 Overall Seed in 2021 NCAA Men’s Tennis Championship
May 4, 2021
Courtesy of University Athletic Association
BY TOMMY SCOTT
Gators will host South Alabama, Duke and South Florida
Florida was selected as the No. 1 overall seed in the 2021 NCAA Men’s Tennis Championship, the NCAA announced on Monday night.
The Gators won the Southeastern Conference regular season title, going undefeated at 12-0 in conference play with a 20-2 overall record.
UF will host South Alabama, Duke, and South Florida. It will take on the Jaguars on Saturday at 1 p.m. ET and with a win would play the winner of the Blue Devils and the Bulls on Sunday at 2 p.m. ET.
Duke and USF will play at 10 a.m. ET on Saturday prior to the Florida match.
The Ring Tennis Complex will serve as a dual site for the opening rounds for the first time since the 2017-18 season as the Florida women’s team was also selected to host.
Both the men’s and women’s first and second round competitions will feature a four-team bracket, with the winners of each pod advancing to the championship rounds at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Fla., May 16-28.
Selections for the NCAA Division I Singles and Doubles Championships will be announced Tuesday evening.