Tennis Preview: at Mercer Gridiron Classic

Tennis Preview:  at Mercer Gridiron Classic

Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate men's and women's tennis teams will play in the Mercer Gridiron Classic this weekend, Oct. 5-7, from the LeRoy Paddy Tennis Center in Macon, Ga.

Competition will kick off with singles action beginning Friday morning at 8:30 a.m. followed by doubles play. The tournament will have three singles draws (A, B, C) and two doubles draws (A, B).

USC Upstate is sending the men's and women's teams along with Troy, Jacksonville State, Georgia Southern, Kennesaw State and Alabama State. Georgia State, Florida Southern, North Georgia, Coastal Carolina and North Florida will also be competing on the men's side. Florida Southern, Middle Georgia State, East Tennessee State and Charleston Southern will join the field on the women's side.

Updates will be posted throughout the weekend on the USC Upstate tennis Twitter page (@UpstateMWTennis).

The Spartan men are back in action Oct. 12-16 at the ITA Regionals in Cary N.C. The USC Upstate women return to the court Oct. 18-22 at the ITA Regionals in Chapel Hill, N.C.

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