Mikko Viljanen and the
Green Wave will host
the Tulane Invitational this
Oct. 19, 2000
NEW ORLEANS, La. - - The Tulane men's tennis team will play at home for the first time this Fall, as the Green Wave play host to the Tulane Invitational this weekend.
The tournament begins on Friday, Oct. 20 and continues through Sunday, Oct. 22. The draw features tennis players from LSU, Ole Miss, Arkanas, New Orleans, Louisiana-Lafayette, Southeastern Louisiana, Lamar and Conference USA rival Southern Mississippi in addition to the host Green Wave.
"This tournament gives us a chance to measure ourselves against the top teams from this area," head coach Robert Klein said. "It is also a good chance for our players to play at home against some of the top players from LSU, Arkansas, Louisiana-Lafayette and Southern Miss, among others."
Singles play begins at 10:30 a.m. on Friday at the Goldring Tennis Complex, with doubles action set to start Friday afternoon. Play continues on Saturday with the championship rounds coming on Sunday.