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.
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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.