January 9, 2020 - by
Men’s Tennis Set for Home Opener This Weekend

Tallahassee, Fla. – The Florida State men’s tennis team welcomes Florida Atlantic, Louisiana Lafayette, and Florida A&M to Tallahassee this weekend for their 2020 home opener.  All matches will take place at the Scott Speicher Memorial Tennis Center starting against FAU this Friday (4 p.m.). This match is followed by a doubleheader on Saturday against ULL (10 a.m.) and FAMU (3 p.m.).

Friday’s match against Florida Atlantic will be the first of three broadcasted matches on the ACC Network Extra.  The Seminoles are 16-0 all-time against the Owls including a shut out 4-0 victory a season ago.

Saturday’s 10 a.m. match against Louisiana Lafayette will be the first meeting between the two schools.  To close out the home opening weekend, the Garnet and Gold take on FAMU. FSU has never lost to the Rattlers, garnering a 14-0 all-time record.

Numbers to Note

62– The Seminoles are 62-11 at home since the start of the 2016 season.

341– Dwayne Hultquist is the winningest tennis coach in school history with 341 wins.

17– The Seminoles have been to 17 consecutive NCAA Tournaments.

8– The Garnet and Gold return eight student-athletes from a season ago.

Noles in the Polls

The Seminoles have one ranked singles player in senior Rana-Roop Singh Bhullar, who comes into the season ranked No. 92 in the nation.

To keep up with the Seminoles, check Seminoles.com for the latest news and scheduling information, or keep up with the team on social media through Twitter (@FSU_MTennis), Facebook (/FSUMTennis), and Instagram (@FSU_MTennis).

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