Vanderbilt University men’s tennis team will open its home games today, Saturday, February 4, 2023, hosting Princeton at 11:00 am and Tennessee State at 3:30 pm. Dores, next weekend, February 12, 2023, will host Ric. Saturday’s matches will be played at the Currey Tennis Pavilion at the Lummis Family Tennis Center and admission is free.
Parking will be available in the lots facing the runway; a map for this can be found here. Vanderbilt players will be looking for their first win of the season, having lost both games last weekend at the ITA Kickoff in Los Angeles.
As reported by Vanderbilt University website, this weekend’s matchup will mark the first between Vanderbilt and Princeton. After defeating SEC opponent Ole Miss, the Tigers were unable to get past #1 Virginia. Vanderbilt holds an 8-0 record over Tennessee State (1-3), who will make the two-mile trip to Vandy Saturday afternoon.
Last season saw the Dores edge the Tigers 2-0 in a home series, winning 5-0 in the February fixture and 6-1 in March.
About Vanderbilt University
Vanderbilt University is a university in Nashville, Tennessee. It was founded in 1873 by Cornelius Vanderbilt with a donation of one million dollars.
It hosts around 13,000 students. Vanderbilt spent $738 million on research and development in 2018, ranking it 31st in the nation. In 2013, Vanderbilt University was ranked ninth in the country in funding from the National Institutes of Health.
Vanderbilt is ranked the 116th best university in the world in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and 33rd in the United States by the Academic Ranking of World Universities. The Academic Ranking of World Universities ranks Vanderbilt as the 62nd-best university in the world.
Additionally the ARWU Field rankings in 2015 placed Vanderbilt as 18th best in the world for Clinical Medicine and Pharmacy, and 21st in Social Sciences. Vanderbilt is a founding and charter member of the Southeastern Conference and for a half-century has been the conference’s only private school.
The university fields six men’s and ten women’s intercollegiate teams and has won five NCAA championships. Photo credits: Vanerdbilt Unoversity website
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