NCAA Division I Men's Tennis Championship

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NCAA Division I Men's Tennis Championship
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2017 NCAA Division I Tennis Championships
NCAA logo.svg
Sport College tennis
Founded 1883
No. of teams 64 teams
Country United States
Most recent
champion(s)
Team: Virginia (3)
Singles: Thai-Son Kwiatkowski, Virginia
Doubles: Andrew Harris / Spencer Papa, Florida
Official website NCAA.com

The NCAA Division I Men's Tennis Championship is an annual men's college tennis national collegiate championship sponsored by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) for teams in Division I. The tournament crowns a team, individual, and doubles champion . The first intercollegiate championship was held in 1883, 23 years before the founding of the NCAA, with Harvard's Joseph Clark taking the singles title. The same year Clark partnered to Howard Taylor to win the doubles title. The first NCAA-sponsored tournament was held in 1946.

In 1963, the NCAA began to organize separate tournaments for Division I and Division II. A tournament for Division III was also added in 1973. However, after 1995, the NCAA no longer holds a Division II tournament. The national championship rounds are contested annually in May. In recent years, the NCAA Division I Women's Tennis Championship has been held at the same location as the men's tournament.

Pre-NCAA Championships[edit]

Singles and Doubles Championships (1883–1945)[edit]

NCAA Men's Tennis Championships
Year Site Court Singles Champion Doubles Champions
1883 Hartford, CT Trinity College Fall
Joseph Clark
(Harvard)

Spring
Howard Taylor
(Harvard)
Fall
Joseph Clark / Howard Taylor
(Harvard)

Spring
Howard Taylor / R.E. Presbrey
(Harvard)
1884 Wallace P. Knapp
(Yale)
Wallace P. Knapp / William V.S. Thorne
(Yale)
1885 Wallace P. Knapp
(Yale)
Wallace P. Knapp / Arthur L. Shipman
(Yale)
1886 New Haven, CT New Haven Lawn Club G.M. Brinley
(Trinity–CT)
Wallace P. Knapp / William L. Thacher
(Yale)
1887 P.S. Sears
(Harvard)
P.S. Sears / Quincy Shaw
(Harvard)
1888 P.S. Sears
(Harvard)
V.G. Hall / Oliver Campbell
(Columbia)
1889 Robert P. Huntington
(Yale)
Oliver Campbell / A.E. Wright
(Columbia)
1890 Fred Hovey
(Harvard)
Quincy Shaw / S.T. Chase
(Harvard)
1891 Fred Hovey
(Harvard)
Fred Hovey / Robert Wrenn
(Harvard)
1892 William Larned
(Cornell)
Robert Wrenn / F.B. Winslow
(Harvard)
1893 Malcolm Chace
(Brown)
Malcolm Chace / C.R. Budlong
(Brown)
1894 Malcolm Chace
(Yale)
Malcolm Chace / Arthur E. Foote
(Brown)
1895 Malcolm Chace
(Yale)
Malcolm Chace / Arthur E. Foote
(Brown)
1896 Malcolm Whitman
(Harvard)
Leo Ware / W.M. Scudder
(Harvard)
1897 S.G. Thompson
(Princeton)
Leo Ware / Malcolm Whitman
(Harvard)
1898 Leo Ware
(Harvard)
Leo Ware / Malcolm Whitman
(Harvard)
1899 Dwight Davis
(Harvard)
Holcombe Ward / Dwight Davis
(Harvard)
1900 Haverford, PA Merion Cricket Club[1] Raymond Little
(Princeton)
Fred Alexander / Raymond Little
(Princeton)
1901 Fred Alexander
(Princeton)
H.A. Plummer / Samuel L. Russell
(Yale)
1902 William Clothier
(Harvard)
William Clothier / E.W. Leonard
(Harvard)
1903 Edward Dewhurst
(Penn)
Fredrick Colston / E. Clapp
(Yale)
1904 Robert LeRoy
(Columbia)
Karl Behr / G. Bodman
(Yale)
1905 Edward Dewhurst
(Penn)
Edward Dewhurst / H.B. Register
(Penn)
1906 Robert LeRoy
(Columbia)
Howard S. Wells / Albert Spaulding
(Yale)
1907 G. Peabody Gardner
(Harvard)
Nathaniel Niles / A.S. Dabney
(Harvard)
1908 Nathaniel Niles
(Harvard)
H.M. Tilden / A. Thayer
(Penn)
1909 Wallace Johnson
(Penn)
Wallace Johnson / A. Thayer
(Penn)
1910 R.A. Holden
(Yale)
Dean Mathey / Burnham Dell
(Princeton)
1911 E.H. Whitney
(Harvard)
Dean Mathey / C.T. Butler
(Penn)
1912 George Church
(Princeton)
George Church / W.H. Mace
(Princeton)
1913 Richard Williams
(Harvard)
Watson Washburn / J.J. Armstrong
(Harvard)
1914 George Church
(Princeton)
Richard Williams / Richard Harte
(Harvard)
1915 Richard Williams
(Harvard)
Richard Williams / Richard Harte
(Harvard)
1916 G. Colket Caner
(Harvard)
G. Colket Caner / Richard Harte
(Harvard)
1919 Charles Garland
(Yale)
Charles Garland / K.N. Hawks
(Yale)
1920 Lascelles Banks
(Yale)
Amos Wilder / Leland Wiley
(Yale)
1921 Philip Neer
(Stanford)
Brooks Fenno / William Feibleman
(Harvard)
1922 Lucien Williams
(Yale)
James Davies / Philip Neer
(Stanford)
1923 Carl Fischer
(Philadelphia Osteopathic)
Lew White / Louis Thalheimer
(Texas)
1924 Wallace Scott
(Washington–St. Louis)
Lew White / Louis Thalheimer
(Texas)
1925 Edward Chandler
(California)
Gervais Hills / Gerald Stratford
(California)
1926 Edward Chandler
(California)
Edward Chandler / Tom Stow
(California)
1927 Wilmer Allison
(Texas)
John Van Ryn / Kenneth Appel
(Princeton)
1928 Julius Seligson
(Lehigh)
Ralph McElvenny / Alan Herrington
(Stanford)
1929 Berkeley Bell
(Texas)
Benjamin Gorchakoff / Arthur Kussman
(Occidental)
1930 Clifford Sutter
(Tulane)
Dolf Muehleisen / Robert Muench
(California)
1931 Keith Gledhill
(Stanford)
Bruce Barnes / Karl Kamrath
(Texas)
1932 Clifford Sutter
(Tulane)
Keith Gledhill / Joseph Coughlin
(Stanford)
1933 Jack Tidball
(UCLA)
Joseph Coughlin / Sam Lee
(Stanford)
1934 Gene Mako
(USC)
Gene Mako / Phillip Castlen
(USC)
1935 Evanston, IL Evanston Golf Club Wilbur Hess
(Rice)
Richard Bennett / Paul Newton
(California)
1936 Ernest Sutter
(Tulane)
Bennett Dey / William Seward
(Stanford)
1937 Haverford, PA Merion Cricket Club Ernest Sutter
(Tulane)
Richard Bennett / Paul Newton
(California)
1938 Frank Guernsey
(Rice
Joseph Hunt / Lewis Wetherell
(USC)
1939 Frank Guernsey
(Rice)
Douglas Imhoff / Robert Peacock
(California)
1940 Donald McNeill
(Kenyon)
Lawrence Dee / James Wade
(Stanford)
1941 Joseph Hunt
(Navy)
Charles Olewine / Charles Mattman
(USC)
1942 New Orleans, LA City Park Tennis Center Frederick Schroeder
(Stanford)
Lawrence Dee / Frederick Schroeder
(Stanford)
1943 Evanston, IL Vandy Christie Tennis Center Francisco Segura
(Miami–FL)
John Hickman / Walter Driver
(Texas)
1944 Francisco Segura
(Miami–FL)
John Hickman / Felix Kelley
(Texas)
1945 Francisco Segura
(Miami–FL)
Francisco Segura / Thomas Burke
(Miami–FL)

NCAA Championships[edit]

Singles, Doubles, and Team–Points Championships (1946–1976)[edit]

NCAA Division I Men's Tennis Championship
Year Site Court Team Championship Singles Champion Doubles Champions
Champion(s) Points Runner(s)-up Points
1946
Details
Evanston, IL Vandy Christie Tennis Center USC 9 William & Mary 6 Dennis Ralston
(USC)
Dennis Ralston / William Bond
(USC)
1947
Details
Los Angeles, CA William & Mary 10 Rice 4 Gardner Larned
(William & Mary)
Sam Match / Bob Curtis
(Rice)
1948
Details
William & Mary 6 San Francisco 5 Harry Likas
(San Francisco)
Fred Kovaleski / Bernard Bartzen
(William & Mary)
1949
Details
Austin, TX San Francisco 7 Rollins
Tulane
Washington
4 Jack Tuero
(Tulane)
James Brink / Fred Fisher
(Washington)
1950
Details
UCLA 11 California
USC
5 Herbert Flam
(UCLA)
Herbert Flam / Gene Garrett
(UCLA)
1951
Details
Evanston, IL Vandy Christie Tennis Center USC 9 Cincinnati 7 Tony Trabert
(Cincinnati)
Earl Cochell / Hugh Stewart
(USC)
1952
Details
UCLA 11 California
USC
5 Hugh Stewart
(USC)
Clifton Mayne / Hugh Ditzler
(California)
1953
Details
Syracuse, NY Drumlins Country Club UCLA 11 California 6 Ham Richardson
(Tulane)
Robert Perry / Lawrence Huebner
(UCLA)
1954
Details
Seattle, WA UCLA 15 USC 10 Robert Perry / Ronald Livingston
(UCLA)
1955
Details
Chapel Hill, NC USC 12 Texas 7 Jose Aguero
(Tulane)
Francisco Contreras / Joaquin Reyes
(USC)
1956
Details
Kalamazoo, MI Stowe Tennis Stadium UCLA 15 USC 14 Alejandro Olmedo
(USC)
Alejandro Olmedo / Francisco Contreras
(USC)
1957
Details
Salt Lake City, UT Eccles Tennis Center Michigan 10 Tulane 9 Barry MacKay
(Michigan)
Crawford Henry / Ronald Holmberg
(Tulane)
1958
Details
Annapolis, MD USC 13 Stanford 9 Alejandro Olmedo
(USC)
Alejandro Olmedo / Edward Atkinson
(USC)
1959
Details
Evanston, IL Notre Dame
Tulane
8 Whitney Reed
(San José State)
Crawford Henry / Ronald Holmberg
(Tulane)
1960
Details
Seattle, WA UCLA 18 USC 8 Larry Nagler
(UCLA)
Larry Nagler / Allen Fox
(UCLA)
1961
Details
Ames, IA Forker Tennis Courts UCLA 17 USC 16 Allen Fox
(UCLA)
Rafael Osuna / Ramsey Earnhart
(USC)
1962
Details
Stanford, CA Taube Tennis Center USC 22 UCLA 12 Rafael Osuna
(USC)
1963
Details
Princeton, NJ Lenz Tennis Center[2] USC 27 UCLA 19 Dennis Ralston
(USC)
Rafael Osuna / Dennis Ralston
(USC)
1964
Details
East Lansing, MI USC 26 UCLA 25 Dennis Ralston / William Bond
(USC)
1965
Details
Los Angeles, CA UCLA 31 Miami (FL) 13 Arthur Ashe
(UCLA)
Ian Crookenden / Arthur Ashe
(UCLA)
1966
Details
Miami, FL Neil Schiff Tennis Center USC 27 UCLA 23 Charlie Pasarell
(UCLA)
Ian Crookenden / Charles Pasarell
(UCLA)
1967
Details
Carbondale, IL SIU Courts USC 28 UCLA 23 Bob Lutz
(USC)
Stan Smith / Bob Lutz
(USC)
1968
Details
San Antonio, TX USC 31 Rice 23 Stan Smith
(USC)
1969
Details
Princeton, NJ Lenz Tennis Center USC 35 UCLA 23 Joaquin Loyo-Mayo
(USC)
Joaquin Loyo-Mayo / Marcelo Lara
(USC)
1970
Details
Salt Lake City, UT Eccles Tennis Center UCLA 26 Rice
Trinity (TX)
22 Jeff Borowiak
(UCLA)
Pat Cramer / Luis Garcia
(Miami–FL)
1971
Details
South Bend, IN Courtney Tennis Center UCLA 35 Trinity (TX) 27 Jimmy Connors
(UCLA)
Haroon Rahim / Jeff Borowiak
(UCLA)
1972
Details
Athens, GA Trinity (TX) 36 Stanford 30 Dick Stockton
(Trinity–TX)
Alex Mayer / Roscoe Tanner
(Stanford)
1973
Details
Princeton, NJ Lenz Tennis Center Stanford 33 USC 28 Alex Mayer
(Stanford)
Alex Mayer / Jim Delaney
(Stanford)
1974
Details
Los Angeles, CA David X. Marks Tennis Stadium Stanford 30 USC 25 John Whitlinger
(Stanford)
John Whitlinger / Jim Delaney
(Stanford)
1975
Details
Edinburg, TX Orville I. Cox Tennis Center UCLA 27 Miami (FL) 20 Billy Martin
(UCLA)
Butch Walts / Bruce Manson
(USC)
1976
Details
USC
UCLA
21 Bill Scanlon
(Trinity–TX)
Peter Fleming / Ferdi Taygan
(UCLA)

Singles, Doubles, and Team–Bracket Championships (1977–present)[edit]

NCAA Division I Men's Tennis Championship
Year Site Court Team Championship Singles Champion Doubles Champions
Champion Score Runner-up
1977
Details
Athens, GA Dan Magill Tennis Complex Stanford 5–4 Trinity (TX) Matt Mitchell
(Stanford)
Bruce Manson / Chris Lewis
(USC)
1978
Details
Stanford 6–3 UCLA John McEnroe
(Stanford)
John Austin / Bruce Nichols
(UCLA)
1979
Details
UCLA 5–3 Trinity (TX) Kevin Curren
(Texas)
Erick Iskersky / Ben McKown
(Trinity–TX)
1980
Details
Stanford 5–3 California Robert Van't Hof
(USC)
Mel Purcell / Rodney Harmon
(Tennessee)
1981
Details
Stanford 5–1 UCLA Tim Mayotte
(Stanford)
David Pate / Karl Richter
(TCU)
1982
Details
UCLA 5–1 Pepperdine Mike Leach
(Michigan)
Peter Doohan / Pat Serrat
(Arkansas)
1983
Details
Stanford 5–4 SMU Greg Holmes
(Utah)
Allen Miller / Ola Malmqvist
(Georgia)
1984
Details
UCLA 5–4 Stanford Mikael Pernfors
(Georgia)
Kelly Jones / Jerome Jones
(Pepperdine)
1985
Details
Georgia 5–1 UCLA Kelly Jones / Carlos DiLaura
(Pepperdine)
1986
Details
Stanford 5–2 Pepperdine Dan Goldie
(Stanford)
Rick Leach / Tim Pawsat
(USC)
1987
Details
Georgia 5–1 UCLA Andrew Burrow
(Miami–FL)
Rick Leach / Scott Melville
(USC)
1988
Details
Stanford 5–2 LSU Robbie Weiss
(Pepperdine)
Patrick Galbraith / Brian Garrow
(UCLA)
1989
Details
Stanford 5–3 Georgia Donni Leaycraft
(LSU)
Eric Amend / Byron Black
(USC)
1990
Details
Los Angeles, CA David X. Marks Tennis Stadium Stanford 5–2 Tennessee Steve Bryan
(Texas)
Doug Eisenman / Matt Lucena
(California)
1991
Details
Athens, GA Dan Magill Tennis Complex USC 5–2 Georgia Jared Palmer
(Stanford)
Matt Lucena / Bent-Ove Pedersen
(California)
1992
Details
Stanford 5–0 Notre Dame Alex O'Brien
(Stanford)
Chris Cocotos / Alex O’Brien
(Stanford)
1993
Details
USC 5–3 Georgia Chris Woodruff
(Tennessee)
David Blair / Mark Merklein
(Florida)
1994
Details
South Bend, IN Courtney Tennis Center USC 4–3 Stanford Mark Merklein
(Florida)
Laurent Miquelard / Joc Simmons
(Mississippi State)
1995
Details
Athens, GA Dan Magill Tennis Complex Stanford 4–0 Mississippi Sargis Sargsian
(Arizona State)
Mahesh Bhupahti / Ali Hamadeh
(Ole Miss)
1996
Details
Stanford 4–1 UCLA Cecil Mamiit
(USC)
Justin Gimelstob / Srdjan Muskatirovic
(UCLA)
1997
Details
Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles Tennis Center Stanford 4–0 Georgia Luke Smith
(UNLV)
Luke Smith / Tim Blenkiron
(UNLV)
1998
Details
Athens, GA Dan Magill Tennis Complex Stanford 4–0 Georgia Bob Bryan
(Stanford)
Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan
(Stanford)
1999
Details
Georgia 4–3 UCLA Jeff Morrison
(Florida)
K.J. Hippensteel / Ryan Wolters
(Stanford)
2000
Details
Stanford 4–0 VCU Alex Kim
(Stanford)
Cary Franklin / Graydon Oliver
(Illinois)
2001
Details
Georgia 4–1 Tennessee Matias Boeker
(Georgia)
Matias Boeker / Travis Parrott
(Georgia)
2002
Details
College Station, TX Mitchell Tennis Center USC 4–1 Georgia Andrew Colombo / Mark Kovacs
(Auburn)
2003 Athens, GA Dan Magill Tennis Complex Illinois 4–3 Vanderbilt Amer Delic
(Illinois)
Rajeev Ram / Brian Wilson
(Illinois)
2004 Tulsa, OK Michael D. Case Tennis Center Baylor 4–0 UCLA Benjamin Becker
(Baylor)
Sam Warburg / KC Corkery
(Stanford)
2005 College Station, TX Mitchell Tennis Center UCLA 4–3 Baylor Benedikt Dorsch
(Baylor)
John Isner / Antonio Ruiz
(Georgia)
2006 Stanford, CA Taube Tennis Center Pepperdine 4–2 Georgia Benjamin Kohlloeffel
(UCLA)
Kevin Anderson / Ryan Rowe
(Illinois)
2007 Athens, GA Dan Magill Tennis Complex Georgia 4–0 Illinois Somdev Devvarman
(Virginia)
Marco Born / Andreas Siljestrom
(Middle Tennessee)
2008 Tulsa, OK Michael D. Case Tennis Center Georgia 4–2 Texas Robert Farah / Kaes Van’t Hof
(USC)
2009 College Station, TX Mitchell Tennis Center USC 4–1 Ohio State Devin Britton
(Ole Miss)
Dominic Inglot / Michael Shabaz
(Virginia)
2010 Athens, GA Dan Magill Tennis Complex USC 4–2 Tennessee Bradley Klahn
(Stanford)
Drew Courtney / Michael Shabaz
(Virginia)
2011 Stanford, CA Taube Tennis Center USC 4–3 Virginia Steve Johnson
(USC)
Jeff Dadamo / Austin Krajicek
(Texas A&M)
2012
Details
Athens, GA Dan Magill Tennis Complex USC 4–2 Virginia Chase Buchanan / Blaz Rola
(Ohio State)
2013
Details
Urbana, IL Atkins Tennis Center Virginia 4–3 UCLA Blaz Rola
(Ohio State)
Jarmere Jenkins / Mac Styslinger
(Virginia)
2014
Details
Athens, GA Dan Magill Tennis Complex USC 4–2 Oklahoma Marcos Giron
(UCLA)
Mikelis Libietis / Hunter Reese
(Tennessee)
2015
Details
Waco, TX Hurd Tennis Center Virginia 4-1 Oklahoma Ryan Shane
(Virginia)
Søren Hess-Olesen / Lloyd Glasspool
(Texas)
2016
Details
Tulsa, OK Michael D. Case Tennis Center Virginia 4-1 Oklahoma Mackenzie McDonald
(UCLA)
Mackenzie McDonald / Martin Redlicki
(UCLA)
2017
Details
Athens, GA Dan Magill Tennis Complex Virginia 4-2 North Carolina Thai-Son Kwiatkowski
(Virginia)
Andrew Harris / Spencer Papa
(Florida)
  • The NCAA was founded in 1906, but the first NCAA-sponsored championship would not be held until 1946.
  • Before 1977, individual wins counted in the team’s total points. In 1977, a dual-match, single-elimination team championship was initiated, eliminating the points system.[3]

Championships[edit]

Team titles[edit]

Team Number Years won
Southern California 21 1946, 1951, 1955, 1958, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1976, 1991, 1993, 1994, 2002, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014
Stanford 17 1973, 1974, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1992, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000
UCLA 16 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1956, 1960, 1961, 1965, 1970, 1971, 1975, 1976, 1979, 1982, 1984, 2005
Georgia 6 1985, 1987, 1999, 2001, 2007, 2008
Virginia 4 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017
William & Mary 2 1947, 1948
Baylor 1 2004
Illinois 1 2003
Michigan 1 1957
Notre Dame 1 1959
Pepperdine 1 2006
San Francisco 1 1949
Trinity 1 1972
Tulane 1 1959

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wright & Ditson Officially Adopted Lawn Tennis Guide - Google Books. Books.google.com. 2007-05-22. Retrieved 2013-11-15. 
  2. ^ [1][dead link]
  3. ^ "Tennis Division 1 Men's" (PDF). Fs.ncaa.org. Retrieved 2013-11-15. 

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