The Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) National Tennis Championships will be back for its 21st year of competition in 2022, as play gets underway from the South Fulton Tennis Center next Thursday, September 15th. 

Running through Sunday, September 18th, the 21st annual HBCU National Tennis Championship will allow players to compete in both Singles and Doubles competitions with numerous draws and back draws being available to ensure each player plays multiple matches. 

Hosting over 250 participants each year, the HBCU National Tennis Championships bring in schools from over eight national conferences, including the MEAC, SWAC, and SIAC to name a few. This variety in conferences brings together players from all levels of competition with numerous Division I, Division II, and NAIA institutions being represented each year. 

The Team Champion is set to be determined by individual play across the singles and doubles draws. Points will be awarded based on finish and the team with the most points at the end of the Championship will take home the Team National Championship. 

For all of the latest results and to follow along with the upcoming HBCU National Tennis Championships, head over to the HBCU National Tennis Championships website.

Participating Women’s Teams

Xavier University of Louisiana took home the Women’s Team HBCU National Championship in the 2021 competition.

Participating Men’s Teams

Xavier University of Louisiana took home the Men’s Team HBCU National Championship in the 2021 competition.

Interested in hearing more about the HBCU National Tennis Championship and about HBCU tennis in general? Check out next week’s episode of the ITA College Coaches Podcast where Xavier University of Louisiana Head Coach, Alan Green, sits down with the ITA Director of Coach Education, Danielle McNamara. The episode is set to be released on Tuesday, September 13th, and can be found on all your favorite podcast locations such as Spotify and Apple Music.

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