Courtesy of USTA Florida Marketing & Communications Coordinator Rick Vach
The University of Florida club tennis team capped a perfect 2015-16 regular season, winning every tournament they participated in and defeating the University of Miami 29-18 in the Gold Bracket final of the USTA Florida Tennis on Campus Section Championships, held Feb. 27-28, 2016 at Sanlando Park in Altamonte Springs, Fla.
In the final UM was 6-5 winner in the men’s doubles, but UF swept the men’s singles 6-4, women’s singles 6-2, women’s doubles 6-5, and mixed doubles 6-1. In the semifinals the UF-“A” team defeated the UF-“B” team 29-19, and the UM-“A” team defeated the Florida State University-“A” team 25-19.
Both the University of Florida and University of Miami teams will next represent the USTA Florida Section at the 2016 USTA Tennis on Campus National Championships, held April 14-16 in Cary, N.C.