NASHVILLE, Tenn. – No. 30 Vanderbilt men’s team closes out the regular season at the Currey Tennis Center by hosting No. 15 Tennessee on Friday at 4 p.m. and No. 17 Georgia on Sunday. The latter match will serve as Vanderbilt’s Senior Day.
Entering their final weekend at the Currey, the Commodores boast a 14-8 overall record recently dropping a tough 4-3 match to No. 8 Texas A&M in College Station. The Commodores hold a 9-2 record at the Currey Tennis Center.
The Dores are 4-6 in SEC play and feature senior Cameron Klinger in this week’s Oracle ITA Rankings at No. 74. Jumping up to the 33rd-ranked duo in the nation, Klinger and junior Billy Rowe represent the Dores in the top-90 doubles rankings.
The Commodores also boast this week’s SEC freshman on the week in Macsen Sisam. Joining the Dores in January, Sisam has stepped up as a huge addition to Vanderbilt. Playing at No. 3 and 4 in singles, the freshman has earned 14 singles victories and is currently riding a three-match winning streak. In conference matches, Sisam holds a 6-4 record, earning his first ranked singles win over Texas A&M’s No. 98 Barnaby Smith, 7-6 (4), 6-2, this past weekend.
On Friday the Commodores take on a 16-6 Tennessee team currently riding a five-match win streak.
The Vols feature two student-athletes in the top-125 Oracle ITA singles rankings, led by Timo Stodder at No. 29.
In doubles, the Vols feature a top-10 duo with Stodder and Preston Touliatos coming in as the nation’s ninth-ranked doubles pair.
The Commodores have won the last five matchups between the in-state rivals and look to extend their winning streak on Friday.
On Sunday the Commodores will honor their three seniors, Klinger, Vikram Chari and Alex Ross, prior to their matchup with the Bulldogs.
The Dores face an 11-8 Georgia team that sits at No. 4 in the SEC standings.
The Bulldogs are led by Jan Zielinski, who boasts a 28-11 singles record this season.
Zielinski is currently ranked as the No. 15 singles player in the nation.
In the last matchup with the Bulldogs, Georgia outlasted Vanderbilt in Athens, 4-1.
The Dores look to close out their regular season at home with a weekend sweep over SEC opponents before traveling to Gainesville, Florida, to compete in the 2019 SEC Championships.
Admission to the Currey Tennis Center is free and fans can park at the 25th Avenue garage.
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