Weekend at the Currey

Commodores host Memphis, Harvard, and Tennessee State

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Vanderbilt men’s tennis team will host Memphis on Friday followed by hosting Harvard and Tennessee State in a doubleheader Sunday at the Currey Tennis Center.

The Commodores welcome Memphis after downing Middle Tennessee State 4-1 last Friday to remain 3-0 at home.

Senior Panu Virtanen clinched the match for the Dores with a 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 win at No. 5.

On Friday, Vanderbilt will face a 1-4 Memphis team. The Tigers are currently 0-3 on the road.

In the last battle between the two teams, Memphis outlasted the Dores 5-2 during the 2016 season.

On Sunday, the Commodores will open the day by taking on undefeated Harvard.

The Crimson boast a 6-0 record and enter Sunday’s matchup after sweeping Bryant 4-0 at home. Sunday’s match will mark Harvard’s first SEC matchup.

Vanderbilt last faced Harvard in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where they came up short in a 4-3 battle.

Following the Harvard match, the Dores will take on Tennessee State.

The Tigers sport a 1-3 overall record after a 6-1 victory over Cumberland to enter Saturday’s matchup with the Dores.

Last season, Vanderbilt swept the Tigers 7-0 at the Currey Tennis Center in their second dual match of the season.

Admission to this weekend’s matches is free. Parking is available in the 25th Ave Garage.

Keep up with the Commodores as they host Memphis, Harvard, and Tennessee State by following @VandyMTennis on Twitter and Instagram.