Coming to Tennis Channel
Erin Maher | January 30, 2018
Catch all the excitement of College MatchDay live on Tennis Channel!
All six College MatchDay events that will be held this year at the USTA National Campus will be aired live on Tennis Channel and Tennis Channel Everywhere. This will be the first series of live college tennis programming Tennis Channel has ever aired.
Veteran broadcaster Leif Shiras and former world No. 4 James Blake will call the action, along with former world No. 5 Jimmy Arias serving as the 'sideline' reporter.
“College MatchDay demonstrates our commitment to growing college tennis nationwide,” said Virgil Christian, senior director, college tennis, USTA. “Through this partnership with Tennis Channel, tennis fans across the country will be able to experience college tennis at the highest level.”
“We’re excited to bring fans top-notch college teams live on Tennis Channel,” said Lawrence Randall, executive director, programming, Tennis Channel. ADVERTISEMENT “The USTA has created a great platform for showcasing men’s and women’s collegiate tennis and we expect it to resonate with viewers nationwide.”
The 2018 College MatchDay slate begins Saturday, Feb. 3, at 7 p.m., when the Florida and Florida State men's and women's teams play simultaneous matches at the USTA National Campus' 1,200-seat stadium, the only off-campus facility in the country built specifically for collegiate tennis. The full schedule can be found below.
For more information on College MatchDay, click here.
2018 College MatchDay Schedule
At the USTA National Campus (all times Eastern)
Florida vs. Florida State: Saturday, Feb. 3, 7 p.m. (men & women)
Georgia vs. Georgia Tech: Friday, Feb, 9, 7 p.m. (men)
Oklahoma vs. Texas A&M: Saturday, Feb. 24, 10:30 a.m. (men)
UCF vs. Michigan: Saturday, March 3, 12:30 p.m. (men & women)
Florida vs. Texas: Sunday, April 1, 5 p.m. (women)
UCF vs. South Florida: Sunday, April 15, 5:30 p.m. (men)