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BEVO BEAT Tennis

Texas to host opening rounds of NCAA Tennis Championships

Posted May 1st, 2018

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The Longhorns earned the No. 11 seed in the men’s NCAA Tennis Championships and will host the first two rounds, the NCAA announced Tuesday.

The 17-6 UT squad will take on Bryant Friday at 4 p.m. at the Texas Tennis Center. The winner will face the winner of the N.C. State-California match on Saturday at noon. The Wolfpack faces the Golden Bears on Friday at 1 p.m.

The Longhorns hosted the opening round last season as well. Texas heads into the tournament after winning the Big 12 tournament for the first time since 2010.

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TCU and Oklahoma of the Big 12 are also seeded in the men’s tournament.

The winner of the second round will advance to the round of 16 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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