May 4, 2010
LOS ANGELES - The UCLA men's and women's tennis teams each received top 10 seeds for the 2010 NCAA Tennis Championships on Tuesday, as the draws for both 64-team tournaments were released live on ESPNews. UCLA's Los Angeles Tennis Center has also been chosen as a regional site for both men's and women's play beginning next week.
The seventh-seeded UCLA women (19-3) open up the tournament against Patriot League champion Army (20-9) on Friday, May 14 at 1:00 p.m. The other first-round match that day features West Coast Conference champion St. Mary's (17-6) against Arizona State (13-5) at 10:00 a.m. Friday's winners will meet in the second round on Saturday, May 15 at 3:00 p.m.
The ninth-seeded Bruin men (14-6) will take on Big Sky champion Sacramento State (17-11) on Saturday, May 15 at Noon. Prior to that match, Cal (12-7) faces Big West champion UC Irvine (17-11) at 9:00 a.m. The men's second-round will be on Sunday, May 16 at 1:00 p.m.
Teams that advance through regional play will earn a trip to the NCAA Round of 16, May 20-26 in Athens, Ga.
Tickets for next week's regionals can be purchased upon entrance to the Los Angeles Tennis Center. They are $7 for adults and $5 for youth/students. There are no advanced sales.
NCAA Tennis Regional Schedule
May 14-16 at UCLA (Los Angeles Tennis Center)
Friday, May 14
St. Mary's vs. Cal - 10:00 a.m. (women)
(7) UCLA vs. Army - 1:00 p.m. (women)
Saturday, May 15
UC Irvine vs. Cal - 9:00 a.m. (men)
(9) UCLA vs. Sacramento State - Noon (men)
Women's Second Round - 3:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 16
Men's Second Round - 1:00 p.m.