Fan Guide to College MatchDay
Complimentary tickets for March 1 available on Ticketmaster.com
Brian Ormiston | February 24, 2020
College MatchDay is back on Sunday, March 1, with a Top-10 women’s event as Florida State tangles with Ohio State. Before making your way to Lake Nona, read up on everything you need to know for the match.
No. 6 Florida State vs. No. 10 Ohio State – Women
Rankings as of Feb. 26
Date and Time
Sunday, March 1
First serve: 4 p.m.
Gates open: 3 p.m.
USTA National Campus (Collegiate Complex)
Address: 10000 USTA Blvd., Orlando, FL 32827
Phone: (844) 872-8667
Note: There is construction on Lake Nona Blvd. Please drive safely and stay alert.
Seats are available on a first-come, first-serve basis, and standing-room viewing will be available once the seats are full.
Parking is free and is first-come, first-serve.
Fans with RVs are directed to park in the back row of the main parking lot.
Bus lane is located near the front of the main parking lot.
Starting at 3 p.m., fans can enjoy tailgating games, face painting and much more, all for free.
A free interactive College MatchDay kids’ clinic, powered by Net Generation, will begin at 3 p.m. There will be three 15-minute sessions held at the Collegiate Center.
There also will be giveaways throughout the night.
Merchandise, food and refreshments (including adult beverages) will be available for purchase.
The match will air live on Tennis Channel.
Doubles will open the match. The first team to win two of the three doubles matches earns one overall team point. Matches are one six-game set.
Following doubles, six singles matches take place (best of three sets). Each match is worth one team point.
The first school to secure four team points wins the match.
The national anthem and team introductions will take place on Collegiate Center court 3 (side facing the parking lot), while the match will use courts 1-6.
According to Ohio State, Florida State leads the all-time series, 6-1, which includes matches in 1979 and 1980.
However according to FSU, it leads by only a 4-1 margin, and it does not include the decisions in 1979 and 1980.
In their last meeting, the Buckeyes captured their first win over the Seminoles, a 4-0 triumph in 2017.