Following this weekend’s first and second rounds, four Southeastern Conference teams have advanced in the 2022 DI men’s tennis championship. The championship continues next weekend with super regionals .
No. 2 seed Florida defeated New Orleans in the first round and then Miami in the second both by a score of 4-0. The defending national champions will host North Carolina on Friday, May 13 at 5 p.m. ET. The 10th seeded Gamecocks will also play on Friday when they travel to Charlottesville to take on Virginia at 3 p.m. ET. South Carolina defeated South Carolina State, 4-0 in the first round and then took down Pepperdine, 4-1 in the second round.
The next day, the 6th seeded Vols will host Florida State at 4 p.m. ET. In the first round, Tennessee defeated Tennessee State, 4-0 followed by a 4-1 win over Duke in the second round. No. 8 seed Kentucky took the win over DePaul, 4-0 in the first round and then defeated Northwestern, 4-2 in the second round. They will host Wake Forest at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday.
Overall, SEC men’s teams went 8-2 in the first round and 4-4 in the second.
Full results from the opening weekend are below.
Friday, May 6
|Auburn vs. Texas Tech||Winston-Salem||W 4-1|
|New Orleans at Florida||Gainesville||W 4-0|
|Alabama State at Georgia||Athens||W 4-0|
|DePaul at Kentucky||Lexington||W 4-0|
|LSU vs. SMU||Austin||W 4-3|
|Ole Miss vs. Utah||Forth Worth||L 2-4|
|Mississippi State vs. Samford||Cambridge||L 0-4|
|South Carolina State at South Carolina||Columbia||W 4-0|
|Tennessee Tech at Tennessee||Knoxville||W 4-0|
|Texas A&M vs. Tulsa||Waco||W 4-1|
Saturday, May 7
|Auburn at Wake Forest||Winston-Salem||L 1-4|
|Miami at Florida||Gainesville||W 4-0|
|Florida State at Georgia||Athens||L 3-4|
|Northwestern at Kentucky||Lexington||W 4-2|
|LSU at Texas||Austin||L 0-4|
|Pepperdine at South Carolina||Columbia||W 4-1|
|Duke at Tennessee||Knoxville||W 4-1|
|Texas A&M vs. Baylor||Waco||L 2-4|