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Soon, we'll find out their road to Athens, where 16 teams and the nation's best singles and doubles players will gather to chase NCAA glory.
It's 99-percent certain that U.Va. will be one of the 16 hosts of four-team men's regionals, andthe U.Va. women also have a good chance of being at home for a regional.
The regionals will be held from May 11-13 around the country.
There are plenty of questions about the field, which will be revealed online at NCAA.com.
The NCAA's broadcast schedule lists Tuesday as when the team brackets will be unveiled. (
At 5 p.m., the women's field will come out. At 5:30, the men's draw will be shown.
Here's a synopsis of what we can expect 'round these parts, based on the Intercollegiate Tennis Association rankings and conference tournaments. The ITA rankings will be revised April 30, the day before the selection show, based on results from league tournaments on April's last weekend.
Who's in: No. 4 Virginia (ACC champion), No. 8
Who might be in: No. 30
Who's in the top 75 but seems out: No. 60
Who's in: No. 3 Duke (ACC champion), No. 7 North Carolina (ACC runner-up, certain at-large), No. 10 Miami (certain at-large), No. 14 Virginia (certain at-large), No. 24 Georgia Tech (certain at-large), No. 44 VCU (CAA champion), No. 60 College of Charleston (Southern Conference champion).
Who might be in: No. 35 Florida State.
Who's in the top 75 but seems out: No. 64 Georgia State (CAA runner-up, held team match point vs. VCU but lost 4-3), No. 75