After handily defeating Vanderbilt on Thursday, Tennessee looks to earn a second home SEC victory this weekend as the Tigers come to town.
Live stats will be provided by UTsports.com and can be found here. Live streaming is available for free through Playsight here.
Admission is free and complimentary tennis parking is located in SC40 at the Kingston Pike Building. Additional parking information can be found here. For outdoor matches at Barksdale Stadium this season, concessions and alcoholic beverages will be sold on the concourse, at the top of the grandstand behind court two. More information on Tennessee’s enhanced fan experience efforts can be found here.
LAST TIME OUT
Tennessee took down in-state rival Vanderbilt in convincing fashion, 6-1, Thursday in Knoxville.
Tennessee (10-5, 1-1 SEC) holds a slight 34-33-1 edge over LSU (8-4, 0-3 SEC) in the all-time series, which dates to 1952. The lone tie came in 1968, 2-2. The Vols have won 13 of the past 16 meetings with the Tigers, including five consecutive wins.
Saturday serves as LSU’s fourth conference match of the season and third on the road. It opened SEC play at Texas A&M, falling 4-1, before dropping a pair of 6-1 decisions to No. 19 Florida at home and No. 6 Kentucky in Lexington.
The Tigers’ last true road win against an SEC foe came on March 20, 2022, as they defeated Alabama, 4-2. In a trip to the Bayou last season, then-fourth-ranked Tennessee dominated LSU, 4-1, on March 27. In each of the past two meetings between the teams, including this week’s match LSU has been ranked No. 40 in the ITA team rankings upon playing the Vols.
VOLS IN THE RANKINGS
#7 – Johannus Monday
#62 – Emile Hudd
#120 – Shunsuke Mitsui
#4 – Pat Harper/Johannus Monday
#50 – Emile Hudd/Shunsuke Mitsui
TIGERS IN THE RANKINGS
#55 – Ronnie Hohmann
#35 – Stefan Latinovic/Nick Watson
HE’S FROM A LAND DOWN UNDER
• Pat Harper has won six of his past seven singles matches, dating to last season. At 3-0 on the singles courts this year, the Aussie has a game advantage of 24-5 in his past two wins, each coming at the No. 6 spot. Harper took down Vanderbilt’s Macsen Sisam in straight sets Thursday, improving his career SEC singles record to…
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