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
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 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.
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.
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.