Men's Tennis

Roadrunners men’s tennis enters the ITA national rankings

TEMPE, Ariz. – The UTSA men's tennis team has jumped into the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) rankings for the first time this season at No. 69, officials from the association announced on Tuesday. The Roadrunners have won five of their last six outings, including a pair of ranked victories over Utah State (No. 60) and Oregon (No. 62).Sitting at 9-8 on the season, the Roadrunners have another ranked opponent on the horizon, as UTSA faces No. 51 and fellow American Athletic Conference program, Rice, on Saturday, April 6, at the UTSA Tennis Center. UTSA has an 8.0 World Tennis Number (WTN) according to the computer ITA rankings.

The is the third consecutive season reaching the national rankings under fifth-year head coach Sergey Avdeyev. The Roadrunners first entered the rankings last season at No. 47 and remained rank the entire slate. The 2022 team opened at No. 62 in late February.

“We finally see the results of our work that we’ve put in this year,” Avdeyev said. “Our guys certainly deserved to be ranked.”

After facing Rice on April 6, UTSA is set to close up the regular season on April 13 at home with a Senior Day matchup against cross-town opposition from Incarnate Word (UIW).


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