NCAA Mens Tennis

Alabama Men’s Tennis Hosts No. 9 Georgia in SEC Opener Thursday

Alabama Men’s Tennis Hosts No. 9 Georgia in SEC Opener Thursday

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. –– Alabama men’s tennis team (8-5) will face off against No. 9 Georgia (6-5) Thursday to open Southeastern Conference play. First serve between the Tide and the Bulldogs is scheduled for 4 p.m. CT at Roberta Alison Baumgardner Tennis Facility.

Admission to all Alabama home tennis matches is free.

Match Info

Date: Thursday, March 2

Time: 4 p.m.

Venue: Roberta Alison Baumgardner Tennis Facility

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How to Follow

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  • Updates will be provided on the team’s Twitter account, @AlabamaMTN

The Crimson Tide

  • Alabama is coming off a weekend at the Blue Gray Tennis Classic where the Tide was edged 4-3 in three matches during the event
  • The Tide enters conference play ranked No. 58
  • UA’s record includes four 7-0 decisions as the team has topped Samford, Chattanooga, Michigan State and Jacksonville State this season
  • Enzo Aguiard continues to pace the Tide in singles as he ranks No. 51 in singles while holding a 10-2 dual match record
  • Freshman Roan Jones is on a four-game winning streak after clinching three matches during the Blue Gray Classic this past weekend
  • Jones’ victory against Oklahoma’s Justin Schlageter, who ranks No. 84 in singles, marks his first win over a ranked opponent of season
  • No. 94 Filip Planinsek holds a 8-4 record after falling in three matches this weekend, all of which he battled out in three sets
  • In doubles, German Samofalov and Yair Sarouk lead the team, 5-1, despite taking their first loss as a pair against Oklahoma this past Friday

Scouting the Bulldogs

  • Georgia enters the match ranked No. 9 in ITA with a 6-5 record

  • The Bulldogs are coming off a win after bettering then-ranked No. 6 USC 4-2 in the final round of the ITA National Team Indoors
  • Georgia won the last meeting between the schools, 5-2, in April 2022
  • Four of Georgia’s five losses have come from previously-ranked opponents: No. 16 Florida State, No. 7 Texas, No. 7 USC and No. 3 TCU
  • The Bulldogs have four players ranked in singles as Ethan Quinn leads the squad ranked No. 4
  • Philip Henning ranks No. 17, Blake Croyder ranks No. 67 and Trent Bryde ranks No. 115 to round out the singles lineup

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