Gators unveil 2022-23 men’s tennis schedule
During the spring section of the season, the Gators will face 13 qualified teams for the 2022 NCAA Tournament, with 16 opponents finishing in the top 75 of the final Intercollegiate Tennis Association standings.
Matchups with Texas Christian, who was the number one seed in the 2022 NCAA Tournament, and Texas will headline a strong non-conference for the Gators while national runners-up Kentucky and Georgia and nationally ranked Tennessee highlight a strong Southeastern Conference home schedule.
The 2022-23 season will officially begin Sept. 23-25 when the Gators head north for the Vanderbilt Invitational. October will begin with the ITA All-American Championships from October 1 through October 1. 9 in Tulsa, Okla., before the ITA Regional takes the Orange & Blue to Tallahassee Oct. 20-24.
The focus will remain on ITA competition as the ITA Fall Nationals open Nov. 2-6 in San Diego, Calif., while a contingent of Gators will remain to host the Gator Invitational at the Alfred A Tennis Complex. Ring from November. 4-6.
Doubles competition is scheduled to begin on Sunday, Jan. 15, when Florida hosts Texas in Gainesville in a non-conference opener. Six days later, UF travel to Orlando for a Jan. 21 game at UCF.
The Gators will be hosts during the ITA kickoff weekend, welcoming Mississippi State, South Florida and Southern Methodists to the ring. A game with South Florida on Jan. 28 will determine who the Orange and Blue face on Jan. 28 in the championship or consolation round.
February will begin with a familiar enemy in Florida State on February 2 in Lake Nona, Florida. Florida will remain at Lake Nona Feb. 4-5 for back-to-back matchups with PAC-12 opponents to be announced at a later date. The ITA Indoor Nationals will wrap up February 17-20 in Chicago, Illinois.
The Southeastern Conference competition opens on the road Mississippi State (March 2) and LSU (March 4) before returning home for a March 12 matchup with Alabama. On March 14, TCU will travel back to Gainesville for another non-conference opener before UF hits the road again for games at Ole Miss (March 16) and Vanderbilt (March 18). March will end with back-to-back home games against Arkansas (March 24) and Auburn (March 26).
An April Fool’s Day matchup with Texas A&M at College Station awaits the Gators on April 1 before three straight home games against Tennessee (April 7), Georgia (April 9) and 2022 national runner-up Kentucky (April 14) . The regular season finale will take place in South Carolina on Sunday, April 16 while Auburn will host the SEC tournament from April 19-23. The NCAA Tournament will be played in May 17-27 with individual championships to follow.
Men’s tennis schedule 2022-23
|Fri. 23 – Sun. 25||Vanderbilt Invitation||Nashville, TN|
|Sat. 1 – Sun. 9||ITA All American Championships||Tulsa, okay|
|Thu 20 – Mon 24||ITA Regional Championships||Tallahassee, Florida|
|Marry. 2 – Sun. 6||ITA Fall Nationals||San Diego, California|
|Fri. 4 – Sun. 6||invitation gator||Gainesville, Florida|
|Sun. 15||Texas||Gainesville, Florida|
|Sat. 21||at UCF||Orlando, Florida|
|Fri. 27 – Sat. 28||ITA Launch Weekend||Gainesville, Florida|
|game 2||against Florida State||Lake Nona, Florida|
|Sat. 4||vs. CIP 12||Lake Nona, Florida|
|Sat. 5||vs. CIP 12||Lake Nona, Florida|
|Fri. 17 – Mon. 20||ITA National Indoor Championships||Chicago, Ill.|
|game 2||in the State of Mississippi*||Starkville, MS|
|Sat. 4||at LSU*||Baton Rouge, LA|
|Sun. 12||Alabama*||Gainesville, Florida|
|Tu es. 14||TOS||Gainesville, Florida|
|Thu 16||at Olé Miss*||Oxford, MS|
|Sat. 18||at Vanderbilt*||Nashville, TN|
|Fri 24||Arkansas*||Gainesville, Florida|
|Sun. 26||Auburn*||Gainesville, Florida|
|Sat. 1||at Texas A&M*||College Station, TX|
|Fri Sep||Tennessee*||Gainesville, Florida|
|Sun. 9||Georgia*||Gainesville, Florida|
|Fri 14||Kentucky*||Gainesville, Florida|
|Sun. 16||in South Carolina*||Columbia, South Carolina|
|Marry. 19 – Sun. 23||SEC Tournament||Auburn, AL|