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Virginia Men’s Tennis | No. 5 Virginia Faces No. 4 Kentucky in the NCAA Quarterfinals

Virginia Men's Tennis | No. 5 Virginia Faces No. 4 Kentucky in the NCAA Quarterfinals

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. –  The Virginia men’s tennis team (27-4) takes on Kentucky (27-4) in the quarterfinals of the 2023 NCAA Men’s Tennis Team Championship on Thursday, May 18 at 5 p.m. at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Florida.


  • Thursday’s match will be covered by the Cracked Racquets Cross Court Cast on their YouTube Channel
  • Friday’s semifinals and Saturday’s championship match will be aired on the Tennis Channel
  • Individual court streams will also be available on the USTA National Campus website
  • Live scoring will be available for all of the matches via Statbroadcast


  • Virginia brings a 19-match win streak into the tournament. The Cavaliers’ last loss was on the third day of ITA Indoors on Feb. 19 against Ohio State
  • Virginia has not lost an outdoor match this season
  • Chris Rodesch has won his last 11 completed singles matches. The MVP of the ACC Championship is 25-6 in singles this season with a 16-1 record on the No. 1 court. He has four victories this year against players ranked in the top five of the singles rankings
  • Rodesch earned a 9-16 seed in the NCAA Singles championship, his first time being seeded in the tournament and his second time earning a spot in the field. He is No. 9 in the updated singles rankings
  • Iñaki Montes earned invitations to compete in both the doubles and singles championships. Montes and Ryan Goetz earned a 5-8 seed in the doubles tournament and are No. 8 in this week’s rankings
  • Montes is ranked No. 26 in the ITA singles rankings
  • Goetz won the clinching points for the Cavaliers in both the ACC semifinal and championship matches. Goetz is 17-2 at No. 4 singles this season
  • Goetz has 20 wins in singles and doubles, going 21-7 in the latter including a 17-6 record in dual matches
  • Jeffrey von der Schulenburg is 14-1 in his last 15 singles matches (all completed). He is 29-7 overall in singles with a 19-3 record at No. 3
  • von der Schulenburg earned his third invitation to compete in the NCAA Singles Championship. He is the only current player to play in three straight NCAA individual championships. He is No. 49 in the latest ITA singles rankings
  • Alex Kiefer went 10-0 in singles in conference play. He won both of his matches in the first and second rounds of the NCAA Championship
  • Måns Dahlberg won the clinching point in the Round of 16 victory against Duke. Dahlberg joined the team in January and is 14-5 in his rookie season
  • The Cavaliers have a combined…

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