Headquartered at the USTA National Campus, the USTA Collegiate Department hosts College MatchDay, The All-American College Combine and much more.
USTA Top 25
The USTA College Tennis Top 25 is announced every Wednesday at 10 a.m. ET during the regular season. Follow USTA's social media accounts and the hashtag #USTATop25 all year long.
2018 USTA College Tennis Top 25
The USTA College Tennis Top 25 debuted in 2017. Take a look back at the polls from its first year right here.
College MatchDay is a series of collegiate matches held each year in family-friendly, festive atmospheres to promote the collegiate game in the community and across the country. Admission is free for each College MatchDay at the USTA National Campus, which features a free kids’ clinic, live music, specialty food and drinks, games and giveaways on-site.
Click the links to the right for individual recap and scores from the 2018 season.
2018 College MatchDay Results
Saturday, Feb. 3 - Florida vs. Florida State (Men & Women)
Friday, Feb. 9 - Georgia vs. Georgia Tech (Men)
Saturday, Feb. 24 - Oklahoma vs. Texas A&M (Men)
Saturday, March 3 - UCF vs. Michigan (Men & Women)
Sunday, April 1 - Florida vs. Texas (Women)
Sunday, April 15 - UCF vs. South Florida (Men)
All-American Combine presented by adidas
2018 USTA All-American College Combine presented by adidas
The second-annual USTA All-American College Combine presented by adidas took place June 18-21, 2018, at the USTA National Campus with Marcus McDaniel and Sophia Edwards claiming the titles. At the Combine, the athletes engage in a number of on- and off-court evaluations, including match play in front of college tennis coaches. The tournament's singles and doubles match results count toward each player’s Universal Tennis Rating, and the singles winners in 2017 and 2018 received a main-draw wild card into a USTA Pro Circuit $15,000 event.
One of the premier tennis websites featured a preview of the 2018 College Combine. Click Here to Read More
Hear from college coaches and their experiences at the USTA College Combine. Click Here to Read More
Diversity is on display at the College Combine. Click Here to Read More
College tennis finds a home at the USTA National Campus. Click Here to Read More
Learn from the Best
Dr. Mark Kovacs leads up the annual fitness testing during the College Combine. He offers participants a way to stand out with his 7 Tips:
College Tennis Education
The ITA serves as the governing body of college tennis for the NCAA, NAIA and JUCO.
Visit the ITA homepage: ITATennis.com.
Key Links from ITATennis.com:
Key Links on College and Junior Tennis:
Key College Tennis Stats
-Since 2008-09, there have been at least 900 NCAA DI, DII and DIII women's tennis programs each season. There were 10,812 players in 2016-17.
-Since 1991-92, there have been at least 700 NCAA DI, DII and DIII men's tennis programs each season. There were 9,890 players in 2016-17.
-In 2017-18, there were 780 Tennis On Campus teams (club tennis).
There are 1,000’s of opportunities to play college tennis.
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Find a National Showcase or Event Near You!
-Turn your passion for tennis into a career and earn a degree in professional tennis management (PTM).
-Visit USTA.com/ptm to learn more.
-Video: Careers Beyond the Court
Tennis on Campus
-Interested in playing club tennis in college? Visit TennisOnCampus.com for more information.
US Open Credentials for Coaches
-All college coaches at every level are invited to apply for US Open credentials to recruit the junior event.
-If you are a college coach and are not receiving information through email by June each summer, please get in touch with Brian.Ormiston@usta.com.
-Throughout the year, the USTA and ITA host coaches receptions at various events, including boys and girls nationals.
-Contact Brian.Ormiston@usta.com for more details.
Spring Break Tennis
Spring Break Tennis is a program that helps schools organize their practices and matches while traveling throughout the Sunshine State. It has partnered with the National Campus to develop exciting schedules each year.
The Campus entertains more than 300 schools every season.
-Visit the USTA PD Homepage for more on Team USA.
International Tennis Federation
-Visit the ITF Homepage for more on the ITF.
Collegiate National Team
Team members receive grant money to play in USTA Pro Circuit events throughout the summer. Players selected to the team are required to commit to a full summer schedule of training and USTA Pro Circuit Tournament play. Players receive coaching and training throughout the summer, courtesy of USTA Player Development. While this includes support from USTA PD staff, current college coaches also join the Collegiate National Team on the road in the summer months.
Automatic qualifiers to the USTA Collegiate National Team include singles winners from: NCAA Championships (historically, Americans who win the NCAA singles and doubles titles have gotten main draw wild cards into the US Open), ITA All-Americans, ITA Fall Championships and USTA Collegiate Wild Card events, as well as the ITA Rookie of the Year and players ranked inside the ATP Top 600 and WTA Top 400.
Alumni of the Collegiate National Team who have charged on to have lasting impressions on the pro tours: Robin Anderson, J.C. Aragone, James Blake, Jennifer Brady, Bob Bryan, Mike Bryan, Danielle Collins, Francesca Di Lorenzo, Chris Eubanks, Irina Falconi, Nicole Gibbs, John Isner, Steve Johnson, Bradley Klahn, Thai-Son Kwiatkowski, Jamie Loeb, Mackenze McDonald and Maria Sanchez.
Master'U BNP Paribas Team
Every fall, the top American collegiate players, three men and three women, represent the United States in the Master’U BNP Paribas International Collegiate Team Competition in France. Team USA has won the event seven times since 2009.
USTA PD Fellowship in Professional Coaching
The Fellowship in Professional Coaching, open to college graduates, is structured to provide significant experiential training and opportunity for independent research in the field of professional tennis coaching. Fellows will become fully immersed in Player Development through weekly gatherings with coaches and through the examination of issues currently affecting American Tennis.
Learn more about collegiate tennis
The USTA National Campus will be the host site of the NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Tennis Championships in 2019 and 2021, as well as the NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Tennis Championships in 2022.
The campus will host the nation’s top eight men’s and women’s collegiate programs that will compete for a team championship. It also will welcome the top 64 men and top 64 women competing for the NCAA singles titles and top 32 men’s and women’s doubles teams competing for the NCAA doubles crowns.
USTA College Invitational at Albany
The USTA College Invitational at Albany is a fall event in Nassau, Bahamas, over the course of two weekends in September.
Partnering with the Albany Resort and Windsor Prep, the USTA invites men's and women's programs to participate in this memorable event in an unforgettable setting as they play a compass draw format. Players and guests stay at the Albany Resort or BahaMar Hotel.
Although the inaugural event in 2017 was washed out due to hurricanes, the 2018 edition features six exciting programs.
2018 USTA College Invitational at Albany
LSU, NC State, South Florida
Auburn, Georgia Tech, Michigan
In September 2018, the USTA National Campus introduced the first Academy Cup, which witness eight teams venture to Orlando to battle for bragging rights and an addition to their trophy case.
Academies were made up of junior boys and girls and the teams were separated into two groups of four. Each team played each other in their group in a collegiate-style format where there were six singles matches, and if it was tied 3-3, doubles would decide the victor. After the round-robin matches, the group winners clashed in the finals where Saddlebrook topped Midtown, 4-2.
Click Here to check out the recap, list of academies who participated and photos.
The next Academy Cup is scheduled for early September 2019 at the USTA National Campus.
University of Central Florida
Collegiate tennis has been a cornerstone of the USTA National Campus, headlined by the partnership between the National Campus and the University of Central Florida. The Knights have made the Campus their own, with the Collegiate Center serving as the home court for the UCF men’s and women’s tennis programs.
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