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Florida wins 2021 NCAA DI men's tennis championship

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Florida wins its first DI men's tennis national championship
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10:46 pm, May 30, 2021

2021 DI men's tennis champions

Florida Athletics Florida men's tennis

TEAM: The Florida Gators are DI men's tennis champions for the first time in program history. Ben Shelton sealed the deal at No. 5 singles with a 3-6, 6-1, 6-2 win, as the Gators defeated Baylor.

SINGLES: Sam Riffice of Florida defeated South Carolina's Daniel Rodriques (3-6, 6-1, 6-4) to win the 2021 singles championship in DI men's tennis.

DOUBLES: Adam Walton and Pat Harper of Tennessee defeated Auburn's Finn Murgett and Tad Maclean to win the 2021 doubles championship in DI men's tennis. 

 

 

8:40 pm, May 28, 2021

Tennessee's Adam Walton and Pat Harper win 2021 doubles championship

Tennessee Athletics Tennessee men's tennis

Adam Walton and Pat Harper of Tennessee defeated Auburn's Finn Murgett and Tad Maclean to win the 2021 doubles championship in DI men's tennis. 

Below are the final stats from the championship match.

DI men's tennis doubles (championship)
6:38 pm, May 28, 2021

Florida's Sam Riffice wins 2021 singles championship

Sam Riffice of Florida defeated South Carolina's Daniel Rodriques (3-6, 6-1, 6-4) to win the 2021 singles championship in DI men's tennis. 

Here are the final stats from the championship match.

DI men's tennis singles (championship)
3:50 pm, May 28, 2021

DI men's tennis singles and doubles: Championship schedule

Today is the final day of the 2021 DI men's college tennis season. By the end of the day a singles and doubles champion will be crowned in Orlando, Florida. No. 1 seed UF won the team championship here last week and now the Gators' Sam Riffice will have a shot at the individual singles title.

Riffice is the No. 6 seed in the singles bracket, taking on No. 2 Daniel Rodriques of South Carolina. Followed by that will be the No. 3 doubles pair of Adam Walton and Pat Harper out of Tennessee against Auburn's Finn Murgett and Tad Maclean in the second all-SEC matchup today. Live stats for both matches are available here.

Here is the matchup for Friday's championship singles match: 

  • No. 2 Daniel Rodriques, South Carolina vs. No. 6 Sam Riffice, Florida | 12 p.m. ET 

Click or tap here to view the full singles bracket.

Here is the matchup for Friday's championship doubles match: 

  • No. 3 Adam Walton/Pat Harper, Tennessee vs. Finn Murgett/Tad Maclean, Auburn | 1:30 p.m. ET

Click or tap here to view the complete doubles bracket.

12:04 am, May 28, 2021

Tennessee's Pat Harper/Adam Walton duo close out semifinals with a win over Baylor; Friday's singles & doubles finals are set

Tennessee Tennis

Tennessee's No. 3 seed duo of Adam Walton and Pat Harper defeated Baylor's Sven Leh and Constantin Frantzen 7-5, 6-4 to close out Thursday's semifinal action. Walton and Harper will face Auburn's Finn Murgett and Tad Maclean after the Tigers' duo knocked off Pepperdine's Guy Den Ouden and Adrian Oetzbach 6-4, 6-1. 

Thursday also offered some singles semifinal action where fans saw No. 1 seed Liam Draxl, out of Kentucky, fall to Florida's Sam Riffice 7-6, 2-6, 6-1. Riffice will face No. 2 seed Daniel Rodrigues in the championship final on Friday. South Carolina's Rodrigues beat Baylor Adrian Boitan in the semifinals 7-6, 3-1. 

Here is the matchup for Friday's championship singles match: 

  • No. 2 Daniel Rodriques, South Carolina vs. No. 6 Sam Riffice, Florida | 12 p.m. ET 

Here is the matchup for Friday's championship doubles match: 

  • No. 3 Adam Walton/Pat Harper, Tennessee vs. Finn Murgett/Tad Maclean, Auburn | 1:30 p.m. ET

Here are the results from the singles bracket semifinals:

Click or tap here to view the updated singles bracket.

Here's the schedule for the doubles bracket semifinals:

Click or tap here to view the updated doubles bracket.

9:02 pm, May 27, 2021

South Carolina's Daniel Rodrigues, Florida's Sam Riffice clinch spots in title match

Florida's Sam Riffice

The 2021 NCAA DI men's tennis singles championship match will come down to No. 2 seed Daniel Rodrigues out of South Carolina and No. 6 seed Sam Riffice out of Florida. Rodrigues won after Baylor's Adrian Boitan retired in the second set. Rodrigues won 7-6, 3-1. Florida's Riffice took down the No. 1 overall seed, Kentucky's Liam Draxl, in three sets 7-6, 2-6, 6-1. 

Click or tap here to view the scores from the semifinals.

12:15 am, May 28, 2021

DI men's tennis: Semifinals schedule, scores

South Carolina's Daniel Rodrigues

On Thursday, two individuals clinched berths in the DI Men's Tennis Championships, which will take place Friday, May 28, and soon, two doubles pairings will do the same. All matches stream live on TennisONE.

Here are the results from the singles bracket semifinals:

Click or tap here to view the updated singles bracket.

Here's the schedule for the doubles bracket semifinals:

Click or tap here to view the updated doubles bracket.

12:15 am, May 27, 2021

Singles and doubles championships: Semifinals schedule

Florida Athletics Florida's Sam Riffice advanced to the semifinals.

The field for the DI men's tennis singles bracket dwindled to just four individuals on Wednesday, when two players who were seeded among the top eight players in the bracket were defeated. Top-seeded Liam Draxl of Kentucky knocked off No. 8 Gabriel Decamps of UCF 7-6, 6-1 after a competitive first set and Florida's Sam Riffice, seeded No. 6, defeated Texas A&M's Val Vacherot, who was seeded fourth. The DI men's tennis doubles bracket was also narrowed down to four pairs after Pepperdine, Auburn and Tennessee advanced, along with No. 5-8 Sven Lah/Constantin Frantzen of Baylor who defeated the No. 2 seeded pair William Blumberg/Brian Cernoch from North Carolina.

Here are the singles matchups for the semifinals:

  • Thursday, May 27 | No. 1 Liam Draxl, Kentucky vs. No. 6 Sam Riffice, Florida | Live scores
  • Thursday, May 27 | No. 2 Daniel Rodrigues, South Carolina vs. Adrian Boitan, Baylor | Live scores

 

Here are the doubles matchups for the semifinals:

  • Thursday, May 27 |Guy Den Ouden/Adrian Oetzbach, Pepperdine vs. Finn Murgett/Tad Maclean, Auburn | Live scores
  • Thursday, May 27 | No. 3 Adam Walton/Pat Harper, Tennessee vs No. 5-8 Sven Lah/Constantin Frantzen, Baylor| Live scores

The winners will advance to the national championship on Friday, May 28. All matches will stream live on TennisONE.

12:10 am, May 27, 2021

Quarterfinals schedule, scores

Kentucky Athletics Kentucky's Liam Draxl advanced to the quarterfinals.

Just four individuals and four duos remain in the DI men's tennis singles and doubles brackets after Wednesday's quarterfinals. All matches stream live on TennisONE.

Below are the results for the singles bracket:

Click or tap here to view the updated singles bracket.

Below are the results for the doubles bracket:

  • Guy Den Ouden/Adrian Oetzbach, Pepperdine def. Siim Troost/Vlad Lobak, Minnesota 6-3, 3-6, 10-7 |  Final scores
  • Finn Murgett/Tad Maclean, Auburn def. Riley Smith/Daniel Cukierman, Southern California 7-6(2), 3-6, 10-3  | Final scores
  • No. 3 Adam Walton/Pat Harper, Tennessee def. Loïc Cloes/Clément Marzol, South Alabama 6-4, 6-2| Final scores
  • No. 5-8 Sven Lah/Constantin Frantzen, Baylor  def. No. 2 William Blumberg/Brian Cernoch, North Carolina 6-4, 0-6, 10-7 | Final scores

Click or tap here to view the updated doubles bracket.

1:30 am, May 26, 2021

Round of 16 scores, results for DI men's singles and doubles championships

Minnesota Athletics Minnesota Men's tennis

The DI men's tennis singles championship is well underway as the round of 16 came to a close today. All matches, including the quarterfinals, will stream live on TennisONE.

The round of 16 saw the No. 1 doubles pairing of Sankaulen/Reynolds eliminated from competition. No. 1 seed Liam Draxl and 2019 semifinalist Aleksandar Kovacevic also rallied from a set down to survive and advance.

Here is Tuesday's round of 16 schedule:

  • No. 1 Liam Draxl, Kentucky def. Adam Walton, Tennessee 3-6, 6-4, 7-5
  • No. 8 Gabriel Decamps, UCF def. Luc Fomba, TCU 5-7, 6-3, 6-4
  • No. 6 Sam Riffice, Florida def. Siphosothando Montsi, Illinois 6-2, 6-0
  • William Blumberg, North Carolina def. Gabriel Diallo, Kentucky 6-3, 6-1
  • Aleksandar Kovacevic, Illinois def. Alexis Galameau, NC State 4-6, 6-4, 6-0
  • No. 2 Daniel Rodrigues, South Carolina def. Daniel Cukierman, USC 6-4, 7-6(5)
  • No. 4 Val Vacherot, Texas A&M def. Rinky Hijikata, North Carolina 6-2, 3-6, 6-1
  • Adrian Boitan, Baylor def. August Holmgren, San Diego 6-3, 5-7, 6-4

Stats from every match can be found here.

Click or tap here to look at the singles bracket.

2021 NCAA men's tennis bracket

 Below are the Round of 16 results:

  • Siim Troost/Vlad Lobak, Minnesota def. Tim Sandkaulen/Finn Reynolds, Ole Miss 6-4, 3-6, 10-4
  • Guy Den Ouden/Adrian Oetzbach, Pepperdine def. Trent Bryde/Tyler Zink, Georgia 6-4, 5-7, 10-4
  • Riley Smith/Daniel Cukierman, USC def. Alastair Gray/Luc Fomba, TCU 6-3, 6-4
  • Finn Murgett/Tad Maclean, Auburn def. Tristan McCormick/Axel Nefve, Notre Dame 6-4, 1-6, 10-7
  • Loïc Cloes/Clément Marzol, South Alabama def. Trey Hilderbrand/Bogdan Pavel, UCF 7-5, 4-6
  • Adam Walton/Pat Harper, Tennessee def. Marcus McDaniel/Andres Martin, Georgia Tech 7-6(3), 6-2
  •  Sven Lah/Constantin Frantzen, Baylor def. Emile Hudd/Matej Vocel, Oklahoma State 1-6, 6-4, 10-8
  • William Blumberg/Brian Cernoch, North Carolina def. Rithvik Bollipalli/Jacob Wojcik, South Florida  7-5, 6(3)-7, 10-6

You can check out the overall doubles bracket here.

2021 NCAA men's tennis doubles bracket

Both championships are set to continue Wednesday with quarterfinal play.

1:32 am, May 25, 2021

Round of 32 scores, results for DI men's singles and doubles championships

Kentucky Athletics The DI men's tennis doubles championships started on Monday.

We're onto the round of 16 after a busy Monday at the DI men's tennis singles and doubles championships.

At singles play, No. 1 seed Liam Draxl of Kentucky advanced 3-6, 6-3, 6-4. In two notable upsets, North Carolina's William Blumberg beat No. 3 Hady Habib of Texas A&M. With the win, Blumberg picked up All-America honors for a record five consecutive years in both singles and doubles.

Click or tap here to look at the singles bracket.

The 2021 NCAA DI men's singles bracket

Over in doubles, Ole Miss' Tim Sandkaulen/Finn Reynolds moved on, 6-3, 7-5. You can check out the overall doubles bracket here.

The 2021 NCAA DI men's doubles bracket

Both championships are set to continue Tuesday with round of 16 play.

12:40 pm, May 24, 2021

DI Men's Tennis Championships: Round of 32 schedules, scores

Kentucky Athletics Kentucky's Liam Draxl and Gabriel Diallo advanced to the Round of 32.

Singles competition continues Monday at the 2021 DI men's tennis championship after 32 winners advanced from the 64 opening round matches.

Below is a look at the updated bracket heading into the Round of 32 on Monday, May 24. All matches will stream live on TennisONE

NCAA.com The updated DI men's tennis singles bracket.

Click or tap here to view a .PDF of the bracket.

Doubles competition will begin Monday. You can view the bracket right here

Scoring will be a best-of-three sets in both singles and doubles play. There will be no-ad scoring and a 7-point tiebreaker (first to seven points, must win by two points) at six-games-all for all matches. In doubles, a 10-point match tiebreaker will be played instead of a third set.

2:21 am, May 24, 2021

Results from the first day of singles competition

Kentucky Athletics Kentucky men's tennis

Singles competition began today at the 2021 DI men's tennis championship. Sixty-four players competed in the opening round, and the 32 winners advanced.

Below is a look at the updated bracket heading into the Round of 32 on Monday, May 24. All matches will stream live on TennisONE

DI men's tennis singles competition (Day 1)

Click or tap here to view a .PDF of the bracket.

Doubles competition will begin tomorrow. You can view the bracket right here

Scoring will be a best-of-three sets in both singles and doubles play. There will be no-ad scoring and a 7-point tiebreaker (first to seven points, must win by two points) at six-games-all for all matches. In doubles, a 10-point match tiebreaker will be played instead of a third set.

4:28 pm, May 23, 2021

DI Men's Tennis Championships: Day 1 of singles

Kentucky Athletics Kentucky men's tennis

Sunday, May 23 marks the first day of singles competition at the NCAA DI Men's Tennis Championships, which will run through May 28 at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Florida. Doubles competition will begin tomorrow. 

The NCAA Division I Men's Tennis Subcommittee selected the 64 singles players and 32 doubles teams for the 2021 DI men's tennis championships.

The matches will air on TennisONE. You can watch every match live here. Complete stats can be found here

All matches shall be the best-of-three sets. No-ad scoring and a 7-point tiebreaker (first to seven points, must win by two points) at six-games-all will be used for all matches. In doubles, a 10-point match tiebreaker will be played in lieu of a third set.

Click or tap here for the singles bracket, and here for the doubles bracket.

The University of Central Florida and the Greater Orlando Sports Commission will serve as hosts.

4:10 am, May 23, 2021

No. 1 Florida wins first-ever DI men's tennis team championship

Florida Athletics Florida men's tennis

The Florida Gators are DI men's tennis champions for the first time in program history. Ben Shelton sealed the deal at No. 5 singles with a 3-6, 6-1, 6-2 win over Charlie Broom. Shelton dropped the opening set before winning 12 of the final 15 games.

View the final interactive bracket

Here are the final single scores from the match (in order):

No. 3 singles: Florida's Andy Andrade def. Baylor's Sven Lah 7-6 (8-6), 6-0
No. 2 singles: Florida's Sam Riffice def. Baylor's Matias Soto 7-5, 6-3
No. 6 singles: Florida's Josh Goodger def. Baylor's Spencer Furman 6-3, 7-5
No. 5 singles: Florida's Ben Shelton def. Baylor's Charlie Broom 3-6, 6-1, 6-2

Florida had to climb out of an early 1-0 deficit against Baylor after dropping the doubles point and winning the opening set on three singles courts. But Andy Andrade quickly tied the match on court three before Sam Riffice gave UF a lead on court two. Both posted straight-set victories. Josh Goodger made it 3-1 after he fought off set point at No. 6 singles to take the next three games and the match. And then Shelton, one of three Gators to drop the opening set, recovered swiftly to clinch the title.

While the team championship tournament is now complete, individual singles and doubles competition begins on Sunday, May 23 and Monday, May 24.