@DuqMTennis Prepares for A-10 Championship
Dukes to play George Mason in First Round
April 25, 2017
Thursday’s first round action opens with No. 8 George Mason (12-9) and No. 9 Duquesne (6-13) and No. 5 Dayton (13-8) versus No. 12 La Salle (4-14) at 9:00 am. The winners will move on to Friday’s quarterfinals against Richmond and Davidson, respectively.
In the afternoon session, No. 6 Saint Louis (7-10) will face off against No. 11 Fordham (11-8) and No. 7 Saint Joseph’s (13-10) will challenge No. 10 St. Bonaventure (8-14) at 12:30 pm. The winners earn a spot in Friday’s second set of quarterfinal matches, and will take on VCU and George Washington, respectively.
Every match of the championship will be played at the new, state-of-the-art USTA National Campus, which is hosting the A-10 Men’s and Women’s Tennis Championship for the first time. Admission will be free for the A-10 Championships.
The semifinals will be played Saturday at 2:00 pm and the championship finale is Sunday at 1:00 pm and will be broadcast live on ESPN3. The winner of the 2017 Atlantic 10 Men’s Tennis Championship receives an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.