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Kentucky Men’s Tennis Set to Host 1st and 2nd Rounds

Kentucky Men’s Tennis Set to Host 1st and 2nd Rounds

by Ryan Cullinane

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky men’s tennis team will host the first and second rounds of the 2022 NCAA Men’s Tennis Championship this weekend at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex, the NCAA announced on Monday evening during its selection show. 
UK will host DePaul, East Tennessee State and Northwestern. Play will start Friday morning at 10 a.m. ET with a matchup between ETSU and Northwestern, followed by Kentucky taking on DePaul at 1 p.m. The winners of Friday’s matches will play on Saturday at 1 p.m.
After finishing the year with an impressive 21-7 record, including a 10-2 mark in Southeastern Conference play and a trip to the SEC Tournament title match, the Wildcats were rewarded with the eighth overall seed in the 64-team tournament field. This will mark the second-straight year the Wildcats have hosted the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament. 
Tickets to both the first and second rounds are on sale now and fans are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance. Youth and senior tickets are priced at $8, adults will be $10 per ticket and children ages two and under will receive free admission. Full-time UK students may show their valid UK student ID at the ticket trailer outside of the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex on match day for a free ticket. All seating is general admission. 
All pre-purchased tickets will be available via Mobile Delivery. Ticket purchasers will be able to access their tickets electronically through My UK Account or the UK Athletics app after purchase using the email they purchased the tickets with. Additional mobile ticket information may be found online at 
Parking will be available in the lot directly across from the tennis facility, in the E-lot and in Lot C-16 near Cliff Hagan Stadium. Additional parking can be found in the green lot of Kroger Field. PS7 is pay-to-park on Friday and will be free Saturday.
UK Athletics’ clear bag policy will also be in effect with each fan being permitted to carry one large clear bag. Non-compliant bags, empty or not, may not be carried inside. Backpacks and drawstring/cinch bags are not permitted. Additional information regarding the clear bag policy may be found online at
Fans should continue to check and official social media accounts for the most up-to-date information, including weather updates.

Friday, May 6
10 a.m. – Northwestern vs. ETSU
1 p.m. – Kentucky vs. DePaul
Saturday, May 7
1 p.m. – Match 1 winner vs. Match 2 winner
For the latest on the Kentucky men’s tennis team, follow @UKMensTennis on Twitter and Facebook, @kentuckymenstennis on Instagram, and on the web at

For more information contact:
Ryan Cullinane ( – (859) 257-8309

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