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Fan Guide to College MatchDay, Feb. 9

First 150 fans get a slice of pizza on National Pizza Day.


Brian Ormiston  |  February 4, 2019

Two historic programs collide for College MatchDay on Saturday, Feb. 9, at 6 p.m., when Duke meets Tennessee live on Tennis Channel.


  • Duke vs. Tennessee - men.

Date, Time and Promotions

  •  Saturday, Feb. 9

  • First serve: 6 p.m.

  • Gates open: 5 p.m.

  • Feb. 9 is National Pizza Day. The first 150 fans in attendance will receive a wristband for a complimentary slice of pizza after doubles play.


  • USTA National Campus (Collegiate Complex)

  • Address: 10000 USTA Blvd., Orlando, FL 32827

  • Phone: (844) 872-8667



  • Parking is free and is first-come, first-serve.

RV Parking

  • Fans with RVs are directed to park in the back row of the main parking lot.

Bus Parking

  • Bus lane is located near the front of the main parking lot.

Prematch Festivities

  • Starting at 5 p.m., fans can enjoy tailgating games, face painters, a caricature artist and much more, all for free.

  • A free interactive College MatchDay kids’ clinic, powered by Net Generation, will begin at 5 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.

Match Format

  • 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 1 (side facing the parking lot), while all matches will take place on Courts 1-6.

Previous Meetings

  • Tennessee leads the all-time series with Duke, 14-11. On a neutral surface, UT leads, 2-1.

  • The two programs first met when the Volunteers defeated the Blue Devils in Durham, N.C., in 1975.

  • They have met every season since 2011, with UT earning a home victory over Duke last season, 4-1.