Sweet 16 Is Set – Illinois Rally Stuns Oklahoma State, Texas Triumphs Over Tulane, Pac-12/Big 12 Send 4

For the most part Friday was a pretty dull day but Saturday delivered us some gems including two big comeback wins. I’ll start with the upset of the day which came in Stillwater when Illinois rallied from 3-0 down to stun No. 11 seed Oklahoma State 4-3. The Cowboys took the doubles point with wins at No. 1 and No. 3 and then each team took three opening sets in singles. Oklahoma State seniors Lucas Gerch and Lukas Finzelberg made quick work of their opponents at No. 3 and No. 6 to make it 3-0 but Illinois started winning all the close sets and got back in the match. Aron Hiltzik put the Illini on the board with a 3-6, 6-3, 6-0 win at No. 2 which...

Eubanks Get Wild Card Into BB&T Open, NCAA D2 Results, NCAA D3 & NAIA Brackets Revealed, D1 Men’s Regional Previews (North Carolina, California, UCLA, Texas A&M, Georgia, USC)

Georgia Tech junior Chris Eubanks accepted a main draw wild card into the BB&T Atlanta Open, which is an ATP 250 event, with his opening round match scheduled for Tuesday, July 25. Eubanks has played in the main draw of the Atlanta event two years in a row though he had to go through qualies last year to do so. Eubanks has been ranked in the ITA Top 10 all year and was recently named the ACC Men’s Player of the Year for the second year in a row. For more information see the release from the BB&T Atlanta Open. The NCAA Division II Men’s Round of 16 got underway today in Altamonte Springs, Florida, with #1 West Florida, #2 Barry, #3...

Wake Wins Wild One Over Virginia, TCU Keeps On Rolling, Texas Wins Red River Rivalry, Minnesota & Wisconsin Pick Up Big Wins

What a night of tennis it was in Winston-Salem as top-ranked Wake Forest fought through the wind and a tough as nails opponent to defeat previously undefeated No. 3 Virginia 5-2. The match was originally scheduled to start at 4 p.m. ET but due to a late shower the start was delayed two and a half hours until 6:30 p.m. Once play began both teams had to fight through windy conditions and as the sun dropped so did the temperature. Virginia got off to a quick start at No. 3 doubles with JC Aragone and Collin Altamirano holding on a no-ad point and then breaking on a no-ad point to go up 2-0. Wake’s Petros Chrysochos and Dennis Uspensky would break back...

TCU Takes Down Stanford, Texas Rides Telles Past Cal, UCLA TKOs Baylor, Louisville & Wisconsin Win Close (Premium)

For the second down in a row the Bay Area delivered some high quality but on Saturday the big winners were the visitors from the Lone Star State. TCU came into the weekend ranked just outside the top 30 with a 5-4 record but they’ll head to Santa Barbara three games over .500 after coming back from a 3-0 deficit to defeat No. 41 Stanford 4-3. TCU made a doubles lineup adjustment by dropping an ailing Reese Stalder from No. 1 to No. 3 and moving Cameron Norrie up from No. 3 to No. 1 in an attempt to find a way to sweep the top two courts. On Friday night against Cal, Stalder teamed with Jerry Lopez to defeat the top ranked doubles team of Filip Bergevi...

Tulane Waves Goodbye to LSU, Wisconsin Wraps Up Drake, UT Arlington Blanks TAMUCC, Plus Wednesday Results

Tulane went 12 years without beating LSU but now the Green Wave have done it two years in a row after they defeated LSU on Thursday night by a 4-2 score. LSU took the doubles point with quick wins at No. 1 and No. 2 but Tulane rebounded in singles by taking four opening sets. Constantin Schmitz, Ewan Moore, and Tim Ruetzel won in straight sets for Tulane while Gabor Csonka won in straight sets for LSU. Tulane sophomore Tyler Schick clinched the victory with a come from behind 1-6, 7-5, 6-0 win at No. 4 while the match at No. 2 was abandoned with Sebastian Rey up a set.Nice 4-2 win over LSU! #RollWave pic.twitter.com/zGZOzLO2rn— Tulane Men’s Tennis...