ATLANTA, GA. – The Tennessee State University men’s and North Carolina Central University women’s tennis teams were crowned the tournament champions this weekend at the 22nd annual HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) National Tennis Championships. For both the Tigers and the Eagles, this was the first HBCU National Tennis Championship team titles in program history. 

Coming in at the top spot, Tennessee State won the championship with a total of 88 points. Not far behind in second place was Alabama A&M University with 83 points and rounding out the top scores, in third place, was Xavier University of Louisiana with 65 points.

On the women’s side, North Carolina Central University captured first place with 108 points, the highest score of the tournament. Florida A&M University claimed second place with 93 points and Alabama State University came in at third place with 52 points. 

Due to weather delays during the weekend, play was condensed and team totals were calculated from the matches that concluded despite the conditions and cancellations. 

The complete list of final team standings can be found below: 

Men’s Team Standings

Women’s Team Standings

Previous HBCU National Tennis Champions can be found below: 

2021 | 2013-2018 | 2001-2012

About the HBCU National Tennis Championships – 

The HBCU National Tennis Championship has always stood for providing schools with the opportunity to compete in a tournament during the fall to allow players to meet, compete, and be crowned National Champions at the end of the tournament, both individually and as teams. 

The HBCU National Tennis Championship is open to HBCU schools interested in participating. Every year, the HBCU has over 15 collegiate institutions (over 30 men’s and women’s tennis programs) with close to 250 players competing in slated events, for both singles and doubles.

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