The Kentucky men’s tennis team is set to head to the Bonita Bay Club in Bonita Springs, Florida, for the weekend to compete in the 2018 FineMark FGCU Collegiate Open – hosted by Florida Gulf Coast University – as part of its ongoing fall slate in preparation for the 2019 spring season.

The Wildcats are one of six Division I teams competing in the event: Arkansas, FGCU, Illinois, Louisville and Memphis.

Play will begin Friday at 12:30 p.m. and run through Sunday. UK’s first match will be Friday at 4 p.m. ET as they take on FGCU. The Wildcats will face Memphis on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. before rounding out the event with a matchup against Illinois and Louisville at 9 a.m. on Sunday.

UK will take the lineup of Eastern Kentucky junior transfer, Parth Aggarwal, and freshmen Arthur Chen, Kevin Huempfner and Fabian Penzkofer.

Tournament Schedule

Friday                    FGCU vs. Arkansas/Kentucky – 4 p.m. ET

Saturday              Memphis vs. Arkansas/Kentucky – 12:30 p.m. ET

Sunday                 Illinois/Louisville vs. Arkansas/Kentucky – 9 a.m. ET

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Grant Gearheart


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