@DuqWTennis Prepares for A-10 Championship
Dukes to play George Mason in First Round
April 25, 2017
Wednesday's first-round action opens at 9:00 am with No. 4 Davidson (14-5) taking on No. 13 St. Bonaventure (7-16) and No. 5 Saint Louis (14-7) facing No. 12 Saint Joseph's (6-15). The winners face off in Friday's 9:00 am quarterfinal match.
In the second session of the day, No. 8 Richmond (9-13) will face off against No. 9 George Washington (11-9) and No. 3 Fordham (18-3) will challenge No. 14 La Salle (2-14) at 12:30 pm. The winner of Richmond/George Washington earns a spot in Thursday's 4:00 pm quarterfinal match against top-seeded VCU, with the Fordham/La Salle winner will take on the winner of Dayton/Rhode Island at 9:00 am on Friday.
Wednesday's final session will feature No. 6 Dayton (10-11) against No. 11 Rhode Island (8-15) and No. 7 Duquesne (13-8) versus No. 10 George Mason (15-8), both beginning at 4:00 pm. The winners of Duquesne/George Mason will take on No. 2 Massachusetts.
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 10:00 am and the championship finale is Sunday at 10:00 am and will be broadcast live on ESPN3. The winner of the 2017 Atlantic 10 Women's Tennis Championship receives an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.