Ohio State just doesn't lose at home and they proved it again on Sunday winning for an unbelievable 200th time in a row as they handily beat a Top 25 South Florida team 4-0.  The streak began all the way back on April 6th, 2003 with a win over Purdue and has grown and grown as the years have gone by.  During the week I'm going to compile a list of everyone that Ohio State has beaten at home in the last 12 years so look for that no later than Wednesday.  Here is a good article that Colette Lewis wrote on the streak back in 2013.

In my opinion the biggest surprise for Ohio State this year has been the play of Chris Diaz at #1. Last year the Columbus native struggled in the middle of the lineup and went just 11-15 in dual match play but this year he has more than held his own Roberto Cid, Shane Vinsant, Or-Ram Harel, and Lukas Ollert.




Ohio State Recap


#8 Ohio State 4, #25 University of South Florida 0

Doubles competition
1. #44 Justin Roberts/Oliver Pramming (USF) def. #4 Ralf Steinbach/Kevin Metka (OSU) 6-4
2. Mikael Torpegaard/Herkko Pollanen (OSU) def. Sasha Gozun/Vadym Kalyuzhnyy (USF) 7-6 (7-3)
3. #27 Chris Diaz/Hunter Callahan (OSU) def. Roberto Cid/Ignacio Gonzales-Muniz (USF) 7-6 (7-4)

Singles competition
1. #21 Chris Diaz (OSU) led #19 Roberto Cid (USF) 6-3, 3-5
2. #89 Mikael Torpegaard (OSU) def. Sasha Gozun (USF) 7-5, 6-3
3. Herkko Pollanen (OSU) led Ignacio Gonzales-Muniz (USF) 6-3, 3-4
4. Justin Roberts (USF) vs. #66 Ralf Steinbach (OSU) 6-4, 1-6
5. Hunter Callahan (OSU) def. Oliver Pramming (USF) 6-3, 6-2
6. Kevin Metka (OSU) def. Vadym Kalyuzhnyy (USF) 6-3, 7-5

Match Notes:
University of South Florida 4-3; National ranking #25
Ohio State 8-1; National ranking #8
Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (5,2,6)
A-252

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Wake Forest played its 3rd straight 5-2 match and after losing the 1st one to Oklahoma they've now made it 2 in a row as they defeated a reeling Tennessee team that has now dropped 4 straight.  Wake won a tight doubles point which was decided by a tiebreak at #2 and also picked up a win at #1 doubles over the reigning NCAA Doubles Champs.  3 of Wake's 4 freshman picked up wins with Mansouri, Seraphim, and Tabrizi winning at 4, 5, and 6 and only Noah Rubin's loss at #1 in a 3rd set 10 point tiebreak soured the day.  

The Vols, like many teams in the 15-30 range, are having a hard time finding quality depth at the bottom half of the line-up and they continue to get uneven production from the newcomers (Schipanski, Smelyanski, Valero,  Jones) while also dealing with some injuries (Fickey/Smelyanski). One of the positives for UT has been the return to 2013 form (23-3) by #1 Mikelis Libietis after the big man struggled last year and finished 16-11 during the dual season.  Libietis beat the reigning Wimbledon junior champion Noah Rubin in a 3rd set supertiebreak.

Wake Forest Recap
Tennessee Recap


#18 Wake Forest 5, #20 Tennessee 2

Feb 08, 2015 at Winston-Salem, N.C. - Wake Forest Tennis Complex (indoor) 

Doubles competition
1. Skander Mansouri/Christian Seraphim (WF) def. #2 Mikelis Libietis/Hunter Reese (TENN) 6-3
2. Jon Ho/Noah Rubin (WF) def. Luis Valero/Bartosz Sawicki (TENN) 7-6 (7-4)
3. Andrew Dromsky/Jack Schipanski (TENN) def. Keivon Tabrizi/Romain Bogaerts (WF) 6-3

Singles competition
1. #16 Mikelis Libietis (TENN) def. Noah Rubin (WF) 6-4, 5-7, 1-0 (10-6)
2. #12 Romain Bogaerts (WF) def. Hunter Reese (TENN) 6-0, 3-6, 6-4
3. Jack Schipanski (TENN) def. #52 Jon Ho (WF) 6-3, 6-1
4. Skander Mansouri (WF) def. Luis Valero (TENN) 6-3, 6-4
5. Christian Seraphim (WF) def. Jess Jones (TENN) 2-6, 6-1, 6-1
6. Keivon Tabrizi (WF) def. Andrew Dromsky (TENN) 6-1, 6-2

Match Notes
Tennessee 4-4; National ranking #20
Wake Forest 5-2; National ranking #18
Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (6,3,4,5,1,2)
T-3:00 A-192

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TCU's final warm up for next week National Indoors was a successful one as they rolled into Tulsa and came out with a 4-0 win.  Tulsa put up a fight on several courts with the Golden Hurricanes either leading or in striking distance on each of the 3 remaining courts but it was all for not as TCU got straight set wins from senior Arnau Dachs and a pair of guys that were ranked #2 (Nunez) and #3 (Norrie) in the ITA's preseason newcomer/freshman rankings.   TCU will likely be looking at a 1st round matchup against #3 Virginia next Friday so it will take a complete performance from everyone to keep it close.  

TCU Recap


#17 TCU 4, #40 Tulsa 0
Feb 08, 2015 at Tulsa, Okla. (Michael D. Case Tennis Center)

Doubles competition
1. Alejandro Espejo/Carlos Bautista (TULSA) vs. #20 Nick Chappell/Will Stein (TCU) 5-3, unfinished
2. Cameron Norrie/Guillermo Nuez (TCU) def. Dylan McCloskey/Matthew Kirby (TULSA) 6-3
3. Trevor Johnson/Hudson Blake (TCU) def. Or Ram-Harel/Juan Gonzalez (TULSA) 6-3

Singles competition
1. #24 Cameron Norrie (TCU) def. Juan Gonzalez (TULSA) 7-5, 6-4
2. Or Ram-Harel (TULSA) vs. Nick Chappell (TCU) 6-3, 5-7, 2-1, unfinished
3. Arnau Dachs (TCU) def. Alejandro Espejo (TULSA) 6-4, 6-3
4. Matthew Kirby (TULSA) vs. #91 Will Stein (TCU) 7-6, 4-3, unfinished
5. #87 Guillermo Nuez (TCU) def. Dylan McCloskey (TULSA) 6-3, 6-1
6. Mitchell Pritchard (TULSA) vs. Facundo Lugones (TCU) 2-6, 6-4, 0-2, unfinished

Match Notes
TCU 5-0; National ranking #17
Tulsa 7-4; National ranking #40
Saturday didn't have any Top 10 showdowns but there were several solid matches between ranked teams.  The biggest upset of the day, in terms of ranking, came in Blacksburg as #37 Virginia Tech took it to #22 Penn State 4-1. The Hokies took 10 of 11 sets in singles after dropping the doubles point.  Penn State has now lost 2 of its last 3 and is looking at a tough road next weekend when they head to Chicago for the National Indoors against the best of the best with its opening match against #1 USC.


VT Recap
PSU Recap

#37 Virginia Tech 4, #22 Penn State 1

Singles
1. #35 Amerigo Contini (VT) def. Leonard Stakhovsky (PSU) 7-5, 6-3
2. #61 Andreas Bjerrehus (VT) def. Alex Fennell (PSU) 6-2, 6-2
3. Joao Monteiro (VT) vs. Matt Barry (PSU) 6-3, 5-5, unfinished
4. Hunter Koontz (VT) def. Roman Trkulja (PSU) 6-2, 6-2
5. Aws Laaribi (PSU) vs. Edoardo Tessaro (VT) 2-6, 7-6, unfinished
6. #94 Florian Nicoud (VT) def. Nika Dolidze (PSU) 6-2, 6-4
Order of Finish: 4, 2, 6, 1

Doubles
1. Andreas Bjerrehus/Amerigo Contini (VT) def. Matt Barry/Alex Fennell (PSU) 6-2
2. Leonard Stakhovsky/Aws Laaribi (PSU) def. Jai Corbett/Joao Monteiro (VT) 7-6 (7-5)
3. Michael Reilly/Roman Trkulja (PSU) def. Hunter Koontz/Florian Nicoud (VT) 7-5

Order of Finish: 1, 2



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The school known to most as "Dunk City" after its run a few years ago at the NCAA Basketball Tourney pulled off the biggest upset in school history when they knocked off #71 Miami 4-1.  The win was the Eagles first ever win over a ranked opponent.  

FGCU Recap
Miami Recap

Florida Gulf Coast 4,  #71 Miami 1

DOUBLES:
1. Henrique Tsukamoto/Piotr Lomacki (UM) def. Jordi Vives/Tianyu Bao (FGCU) 6-4
2. Wilfredo Gonzalez/Kevin Bondar (UM) def. Andres Alfonzo/Austin Bates (FGCU) 6-3
3. Nile Clark/Andrew Harrington (UM) vs. Ricky Ventura/Lucas Vaz (FGCU) 5-5, DNF

SINGLES:
1. Jordi Vives (FGCU) def. #56 Piotr Lomacki (UM) 6-4, 7-5
2. Andres Alfonzo (FGCU) def. Henrique Tsukamoto (UM) 6-3, 6-4
3. Wilfredo Gonzalez (UM) vs. Eduardo Alfonzo (FGCU) 4-6, 6-2, DNF
4. Ricky Ventura (FGCU) def. Bernard Tefel (UM) 6-1, 6-0
5. Tianyu Bao (FGCU) def. Niclas Genovese (UM) 6-3, 6-3
6. Nile Clark (UM) vs. Michael Beiler (FGCU) 5-7, 6-0, 5-2, DNF

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In Stillwater, Oklahoma State started off taking the doubles point and then in singles play managed to pick up 3 straight set wins at 2, 3, and 6.  As a side note it was interesting that there were 2 singles matches that ended with 6-0 6-0 scores - don't see that often.  Things won't get any easier for Alabama as they head south to Norman to take on #2 Oklahoma while Oklahoma State will host an SEC school for the 2nd day in a row as Arkansas comes in.

OSU Recap
Alabama Recap

#31 Oklahoma State 4, #45 Alabama 1


Doubles | Order of finish: 3, 1, 2
1. Korey Lovett/B. O'Shaughnessey (UA) def. #12 Jakob Sude/Arjun Kadhe (OKST) 7-6 (4)
2. Lukas Finzelberg/Jurence Mendoza (OKST) def. Sean Donohue/Stuart Kenyon (UA) 7-5
3. Nicolai Ferrigno/Lucas Gerch (OKST) def. Danny Kerznerman/Andrew Goodwin (UA) 6-0

Singles | Order of finish: 6, 4, 2, 3*
1. #98 Jakob Sude (OKST) vs. B. O'Shaughnessey (UA), 3-6, 6-2, 2-2 unf
2. #74 Arjun Kadhe (OKST) def. Korey Lovett (UA), 6-1, 7-5
3. Lucas Gerch (OKST) def. Stuart Kenyon (UA), 6-1, 7-6 (7-4)
4. Danny Kerznerman (UA) def. Lukas Finzelberg (OKST), 6-0, 6-0
5. Nicolai Ferrigno (OKST) vs. Nikko Madregallejo (UA),7-6, 2-2 unf
6. Jurence Mendoza (OKST) def. Andrew Goodwin (UA), 6-0, 6-0

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In Evanston, Harvard continued the strong play that we've seen so far this year from the Ivy League schools as they knocked off Boise State 4-3.  Harvard won the doubles point going away then won 3 singles matches all in straight sets to go up 4-0.  Boise State would win the final 3 courts after the clinch to make the final score 4-3.  Boise State drops to 2-4 with the loss while Harvard goes to 5-1.

Harvard Recap
Boise State Recap

#30 Harvard 4, #45 Boise State 3
Feb. 7, 2015 at Evanston, Ill.

Doubles
1.  Denis Nguyen/Brian Young (Harvard) def. Toby Mitchell/ Garrett Patton (BSU) 6-2
2.  Sebastian Beltrame/Nicky Hu (Harvard) vs. Abe Hewko/Thomas Tenreiro (BSU) 5-3 (unf.)
3. Alex Steinroeder/Grant Solomon (Harvard) def. Brian Foley/Danny Moyer (BSU) 6-1
 Order of finish: 3, 1* 

Singles
1: Thomas Tenreiro (BSU) def. Denis Nguyen (Harvard) 6-1, 5-7, 0-1 (7)
2: Nicky Hu (Harvard) def. Garrett Patton (BSU) 6-4, 6-4
3: Toby Mitchell (BSU) def. Alex Steinroeder (Harvard) 6-4, 7-6 (4)
4: Brian Foley (BSU) def. Kenny Tao (Harvard) 6-4, 6-4
5: Brian Young (Harvard) def. Abe Hewko (BSU) 6-2, 6-4
6: Grant Solomon (Harvard) def. Danny Moyer (BSU) 6-1, 6-1
Order of finish: 6, 5, 2*, 4, 1, 3

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More Saturday Results

Nebraska def. Denver 4-3 with Husker #1 Dusty Boyer clinching it 7-6 in the 3rd - NEB Recap
#1 USC def UC Irvine 7-0 - USC Recap
#5 Illinois def. Purdue 6-1 in the Big 10 opener for each school - ILL Recap
#3 Virginia def. VCU 9-1 - UVA Recap
#10 UCLA def. San Diego State 4-0 - UCLA Recap
#33 Minnesota def. Wisconsin 4-1 in the Big 10 opener for each school - MN Recap


The Sunday schedule is fairly strong with the ones to watch being listed below.  Follow each of these and more at the Live Scoring Links tab at the top.

South Florida at Ohio State
Michigan at Duke
Tennessee at Wake Forest
TCU at Tulsa
NC State at South Carolina
Arkansas at Oklahoma State
Harvard at Northwestern




The weekend is here and it was a fantastic Friday of tennis with the match of the day taking place in front of a national ESPN3 audience as Florida went into Tallahassee and pulled out a 4-2 win.

Florida State picked up the doubles point by winning at 1 and 3 but Florida came out swinging in singles taking 4 1st sets.  After FSU extended the lead to 2-0 with a Cristian Gonzalez Mendez win at 5, Florida started finishing off courts 1 by 1 with Gordon Watson winning at 4 then Chase Perez-Blanco at 6.  With the score tied at 2-2, each of the remaining matches went to a 3rd set and after Elliott Orkin closed out Michael Rinaldi at #3 to give Florida its first lead at 3-2 it appeared that Maxx Lipman would be the one to seal the victory.  Lipman was serving up 4-2 in the 3rd but Benjamin Lock got the break, then held, then broke again and served for the match up 5-4 40-15. Lock hit a serve out wide in the deuce court that Lipman returned from outside the doubles alley and with the ball floating back towards the singles line Lock decided to let it go thinking it would fall out. The ball ended up landing right on the middle of the line and 2 points later Lipman had it back on serve. With that match into a 3rd set tiebreak over at #2 singles Florida's Diego Hidalgo was serving for the match up 6-5 40-0.  FSU's Marco Nunez fought off 1 match point but on the next point he sliced a shot down the line and followed it in to the net and then watched as Hidalgo hit a forehand cross court to win it for Florida.  Gators 4 Seminoles 2 FINAL
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Florida recap
FSU recap


#14 Florida 4, #32 Florida State 2

Doubles competition
1. #24 Benjamin Lock/Marco Nunez (FS) def. #32 Diego Hidalgo/Gordon Watson (UF) 6-0
2. #49 Maxx Lipman/Elliott Orkin (UF) def. C. Gonzalez Mendez/Jose Gracia (FS) 6-2
3. Terrance Whitehurst/Terrell Whitehurst (FS) def. #43 Oliver Landert/Joshua Wardell (UF) 6-3

Singles competition
1. Benjamin Lock (FS) vs. #34 Maxx Lipman (UF) 7-6 (7-3), 3-6, 6-6 (3-0), unfinished
2. #60 Diego Hidalgo (UF) def. #99 Marco Nunez (FS) 7-5, 6-7 (4-7), 7-5
3. #81 Elliott Orkin (UF) def. Michael Rinaldi (FS) 6-2, 4-6, 6-3
4. Gordon Watson (UF) def. Jose Gracia (FS) 6-4, 7-6 (7-4)
5. C. Gonzalez Mendez (FS) def. Oliver Landert (UF) 6-2, 6-4
6. Chase Perez-Blanco (UF) def. Terrell Whitehurst (FS) 7-5, 6-4

Match Notes:
Florida 5-2; National ranking #14
Florida State 7-2; National ranking #32
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (5,4,6,3,2)
T-3:29

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In Atlanta, Georgia Tech and Georgia renewed their annual rivalry and as expected it was much closer than the 71 spots between the 2 in last week's rankings.  Georgia Tech really jumped on Georgia in doubles breaking early on all 3 courts and cruised to 6-2 wins at 1 and 3.  In singles Georgia would take 4 1st sets and close out 3 of those in straight sets.  With Georgia leading 3-2 it would come down to a pair of 3rd sets at both #2 and #5 singles and while the Eubanks/Smith match at 2 would stay on serve, Georgia's Nick Wood would jump out to an insurmountable 4-0 lead on 5. Tech's Carlos Benito would get a game to make it 4-1 but Wood won the last 2 to clinch the win for the Bulldogs.   

Georgia recap
Georgia Tech recap

#4 Georgia 4, #75 Georgia Tech 3

 Doubles competition
1. Carlos Benito/Eduardo Segura (GT) def. #16 Peter Oosterbaan/Ben Wagland (UGA) 6-2
2. Nathan Rakitt/Cole Fiegel (GT) vs. #34 Eric Diaz/Austin Smith (UGA) 5-3, unfinished
3. Michael Kay/Christopher Eubanks (GT) def. #53 Nathan Pasha/Wayne Montgomery (UGA) 6-2

Singles competition 
1. #32 Wayne Montgomery (UGA) def. #49 Nathan Rakitt (GT) 6-3, 6-2
2. Christopher Eubanks (GT) def. #11 Austin Smith (UGA) 7-5, 5-7, 7-6 (7-4)
3. #15 Nathan Pasha (UGA) def. Eduardo Segura (GT) 6-1, 7-5
4. Ben Wagland (UGA) def. Michael Kay (GT) 6-4, 6-4
5. #101 Nick Wood (UGA) def. Carlos Benito (GT) 6-2, 5-7, 6-1 
6. Cole Fiegel (GT) def. Peter Oosterbaan (UGA) 6-3, 7-6 (7-1)

Match Notes:
Georgia 4-1; National ranking #4
Georgia Tech 5-1; National ranking #75 
Order of finish: Doubles (1,3); Singles (1,3,6,4,5,2)

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In Durham, Tennessee got off to a good start by taking the doubles point but after that it was all Duke as the Blue Devils gave Tennessee a pretty thorough beating at 2 through 5 spot winning all 4 of those in straight sets.  

Duke recap
Tennessee recap

#6 Duke 5, #20 Tennessee 2

Doubles competition
1. #2 Hunter Reese/Mikelis Libietis (UT) def. Raphael Hemmeler/Nicolas Alvarez (DU) 6-1
2. Jason Tahir/Josh Levine (DU) def. Brandon Fickey/Luis Valero (UT) 6-4
3. Andrew Dromsky/Jack Schipanski (UT) def. Chris Mengel/Bruno Semenzato (DU) 6-4

Singles competition
1. #16 Mikelis Libietis (UT) def. #36 Jason Tahir (DU) 6-4, 6-3
2. #18 Nicolas Alvarez (DU) def. Hunter Reese (UT) 6-3, 6-2
3. #103 Raphael Hemmeler (DU) def. Jack Schipanski (UT) 6-2, 6-3
4. #112 Bruno Semenzato (DU) def. Luis Valero (UT) 6-4, 7-5
5. Chris Mengel (DU) def. Brandon Fickey (UT) 6-3, 6-1
6. Josh Levine (DU) def. Jess Jones (UT) 6-4, 4-6, 1-0 (10-7)

Match Notes
Tennessee 4-3; National ranking #20
Duke 7-0; National ranking #6
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (2,5,1,3,4,6)
T-2:31 A-436

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In Norman, Oklahoma dropped the doubles point to South Florida but then took all 6 singles matches only dropping 2 sets along the way.

USF recap

#2 Oklahoma 6, #25 USF 1

Doubles: 
1: #38 Alvarez/Webb (OU) def. #44 Pramming/Roberts (USF), 6-3
2: Gozun/Kalyuzhnyy (USF) def. Harris/Papa (OU), 6-3
3: Cid/Gonzalez-Muniz (USF) def. Ghilea/Bragusi (OU), 7-6 (1)

Singles: 
1: #20 Andrew Harris (OU) def. #19 Roberto Cid (USF), 6-7, 6-3, 6-4
2: #14 Axel Alvarez (OU) def. Sasha Gozun (USF), 7-5, 6-4
3: #33 Dane Webb (OU) def. Ignacio Gonzalez-Muniz (USF), 6-4, 6-2
4: Spencer Papa (OU) def. Oliver Pramming (USF), 6-4, 7-5
5: #50 Alex Ghilea (OU) def. Justin Roberts (USF), 6-0, 6-3
After a slow week things kick back into high gear tomorrow with the start of the Women's National Team Indoors and with a fairly full slate on the men's side.

Georgia at Georgia Tech (5pm est) - The Bulldogs have won 27 of the last 28 in the series but Georgia Tech looks better this year than they have in a while. These teams just met 2 weeks ago at the MLK Invitational in Atlanta with Georgia Tech taking 4 of 7 singles matches and 2 of 3 in doubles in the hidden dual format.  Georgia's Wayne Montgomery didn't participate in the weekend event so with him back in the lineup and possibly playing at #1 I think the Bulldogs will find a way to get to 4 points first however I think Georgia Tech will make it interesting and puts some pressure on Georgia especially at the 5 and 6 spots.  

Projected Line-Up
1.  Wayne Montgomery (UGA) vs. Nathan Rakitt (GT)
2.  Nathan Pasha (UGA) vs. Chris Eubanks (GT)
3.  Austin Smith (UGA) vs. Eduardo Segura (GT)
4.  Nick Wood (UGA) vs. Michael Kay (GT)
5.  Ben Wagland (UGA) vs. Carlos Benito (GT)
6.  Paul Oosterbaan (UGA) vs. Cole Fiegel (GT)

Florida State at Florida (5pm est) - The Gators have won 55 of 75 in the series and 7 in a row going back to 2007.  I could easily see each team picking up 3 points in singles so if that happens whoever takes the doubles point could win a tight one.  I'm leaning toward Florida at 1, 2, and 4 singles and FSU at 3, 5, and 6. I'll go with Florida in a squeaker.   

Projected Line-Up
1.  Benjamin Lock (FSU) vs. Maxx Lipman (FLA)
2.  Marco Nunez (FSU) vs. Elliott Orkin (FLA)
3.  Michael Rinaldi (FSU) vs. Gordon Watson (FLA)
4.  Cristian Gonzalez Mendez (FSU) vs. Diego Hidalgo (FLA)
5.  Jose Gracia (FSU) vs. Oliver Landert (FLA)
6.  Terrell Whitehurst (FSU) vs. Chase Perez-Blanco (FLA)

Tennessee at Duke (6pm est) - Tennessee has won 13 of 21 in this series with 2 of those wins coming last year with the latter coming in the 2nd round of the NCAAs.  Tennessee comes into this one on a 2 match losing streak after losing a heartbreaker to Columbia and then dropping one to Oklahoma State while Duke comes in undefeated and coming off back-to-back road wins last weekend over Illinois and Northwestern.  Tennessee is starting 4 freshmen while Duke starts 3 seniors and 2 juniors so I think Duke's experience comes through in this one and they get it done at home in a 4-1/4-2 type of score.

Projected Line-Up
1.  Mikelis Libietis (TN) vs. Jason Tahir (DU)
2.  Hunter Reese (TN) vs. Nicolas Alvarez (DU)
3.  Igor Smelyanski (TN) vs. Raphael Hemmeler (DU)
4.  Luis Valero (TN) vs. Bruno Semenzato (DU)
5.  Jack Schipanski (TN) vs. Chris Mengel (DU)
6.  Jess Jones (TN) vs. Josh Levine (DU)

South Florida at Oklahoma (6:30pm est) - South Florida came into this season with some high expectations but they've hit a rough patch and lost 2 of its last 3 while Oklahoma has won easily each time out.  I don't see Oklahoma letting up and they'll win going away.

Projected Line-Up
1.  Roberto Cid (USF) vs. Andrew Harris (OU)
2.  Ignacio Gonzalez (USF) vs. Axel Alvarez (OU)
3.  Oliver Pramming (USF) vs. Dane Webb (OU)
4.  Sasha Gozun (USF) vs. Spencer Papa (OU)
5.  Justin Roberts (USF) vs. Jose Salazar (OU)
6.  Vadym Kalyuzhnyy (USF) vs. Alex Ghilea (OU)


To follow each of these matches click on the live scoring links below and as you can see you'll have tennis coverage going on from 9am to probably 10 or 11pm in Charlottesville at the NTIs so get those browsers set up to have multiple courts streaming at the same time.  

As a reminder there is a tab at the top that will always have the most updated live scoring links.

Women's National Team Indoors - Charlottesville, VA

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*[3] North Carolina vs. Oklahoma State - 9am est.
*[4] Duke vs. TCU - 12pm est.
[5] California vs. Vanderbilt - 12pm est.
*[1] UCLA vs. Kentucky - 3:30pm est.
[8] Georgia vs. Michigan - 3:30pm est.
[2] Florida vs. Clemson - 6:30pm est.
*[7] Virginia vs. USC - 6:30pm est.

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Men's Matches:
Murray State at Indiana - 9am est - Live Scoring
UAB at Auburn - 12pm est - Live Scoring
Northern Arizona at Arizona - 12pm est - Live Scoring
Middle Tennessee State at Vanderbilt - 3pm est - Live Scoring
Wake Forest at South Carolina - 4pm est - Live Scoring
Florida at Florida State - 5pm est - Live Scoring & ESPN3
Georgia at Georgia Tech - 5pm est - Live Scoring & Streaming
Boise State at Northwestern - 5:30pm est - Live Scoring
Tennessee at Duke - 6pm est - Live Scoring & Streaming & Tennessee Blog 

UAB at Auburn - 6pm est - Live Scoring
Oregon at Indiana - 6pm est - Live Scoring
South Florida at Oklahoma - 6:30pm est - Live Scoring & Streaming 
New Mexico at TCU - 6:30pm est - Live Scoring
Kentucky at Illinois - 7pm est - Live Scoring & Streaming
Washington at Texas - 7pm est - Live Scoring
Baylor at Tulsa - 7pm est - Live Scoring & Streaming
Marquette at Iowa - 7pm est - Live Scoring
Cal vs. San Francisco (Bay Club SF) - 12:30am est/9:30pm pst - Cal Twitter


Thursday, 05 February 2015 00:50

College Tennis Coming To A TV Screen Near You

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The University of Oklahoma announced today that 5 of its spring duals will air online at SoonerSports.TV as well Fox Sports Oklahoma.  This is great news for those that have been waiting to see more college tennis action broadcasted in a format other just the basic live stream that some schools provide.   For the full release from OU click here.

2015 OKLAHOMA MEN'S TENNIS TELEVISION SCHEDULE
Sunday, Feb. 8 vs. Alabama at 12:00 p.m. aired on FS Oklahoma Feb. 9 at 5 p.m.
Tuesday, March 10 vs. No. 3 Virginia at 4:00 p.m.
Friday, March 27 vs. No. 18 TCU at 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 29 vs. No. 9 Texas at 1:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 19 vs. No. 24 Oklahoma State at 1:00 p.m.
*All matches will be streamed online via SoonerSports.tv and televised on Fox Sports Oklahoma. 


Florida State announced back in mid January that 5 of its matches would be shown on ESPN3 starting with this Friday's match against Florida.  For that full release click here.

2015 FLORIDA STATE MEN'S TENNIS TELEVISION SCHEDULE - ALL ON ESPN3
Friday, Feb. 6 vs. Florida at 5pm
Friday, Feb 20 vs. Florida Atlantic at 12pm
Friday, Feb 20 vs. Stetson at 5pm
Sunday, March 22 vs. Clemson at 12pm
Friday, April 3 vs. Miami at 5pm

The Pac 12 Network is also scheduled to show a few matches this year as well.  Below is a list of what they're planning to show. 

2015 PAC 12 NETWORK TENNIS TELEVISION SCHEDULE
Friday, Feb. 27: Stanford at USC - 1pm pacific 
Friday, March 27 - Oregon at UCLA - 11:30am pacific 
Friday, April 3 - Cal at Washington - 11:30am pacific
Saturday, April 4 - Utah at UCLA - 12:30pm pacific
Thursday, April 16 - USC at UCLA - 1:30pm pacific 

The University of Washington announced it would have an online broadcast on 7 of its home matches this year with Lee Radovanovich providing the commentary.  See the UW release here.

The University of Tennessee has also done live broadcasts the past few years though I haven't seen any details yet about this current season.  

If I see or hear of anyone else with broadcast plans I'll be sure to post them here.




Wednesday February 4th is National Signing Day for College Football so with many tennis fans also fans of other sports I thought I'd put out the below spreadsheet for all to see.

Recruiting and recruiting rankings are always a captivating subject because everyone wants to sign the Blue Chip can't miss person because the assumption is if the person is that highly ranked there's no way they're not going to perform at the next level.  On the flip-side if a person is a 4-star then while it's recognized that they're a good player most would think they can't compete with the big boys. But ultimately it's up to the individual on whether or not they are successful. Some guys peak in juniors while other bloom late so it's always interesting to see what the make up is of a roster of a program in one of the major conferences.



The below spreadsheet shows the rough depth charts of many of the men's programs broken down by conference.   Start with the legend tab as a guide of how to read it and then browse through each school to see the composition of its roster.  Pretty interesting information and it's easy to see how many of the same teams are in the Top 10 year in and year out.  Also check out the tab of recent National Champs which shows the roster of each Champion, Runner-Up, and Semifinalist.

National Signing Day for College Tennis is April 15th this year so check out TennisRecruiting.Net for all their great features and stories about the next great stars coming to a tennis court near you.

As an FYI to keep this from getting buried under other posts in a few days I'll move it up to its own tab at the top of my site beside the Daily Schedule tab so that way it can easily be viewed at any time. If some of the information is inaccurate please point that out to me and I'll make the necessary adjustments.