Ohio State Men's Tennis Team Ranked No. 1 USTA Rankings Ahead of ITA National Indoor Championship

By Kevin Harrish on February 13, 2019 at 4:14 pm
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The men's tennis Buckeyes are of to a hot start to 2019, beginning the season 9-0 and earning the top ranking in the latest USTA poll.

Three of the Buckeyes nine wins have come against top-25 opponents as Ohio State downed then-ranked No. 9 Stanford, No. 24 Georgia and No. 5 USC in a 10-day span between Feb. 2 and 12.

Ohio State is arguably the hottest team in the country headed into this weekend's ITA National Indoor Championship, and boasts one of the nation's most talented rosters.

The Buckeyes have five players ranked nationally in singles as well as two doubles teams ranked in the latest ITA poll.

JJ Wolf is the No. 2 player in the nation with Kyle Seelig following close behind at No. 12. John McNally (No. 62), Alex Kobelt (No. 86) and Tim Seibert (No. 101) round out the ranked Buckeyes in singles, while Seelig, Kobelt, Martin Joyce and Hunter Tubert are ranked in doubles.

The Buckeyes will look to carry the momentum into this weekend's ITA National Indoor Championship, beginning with a match against Tulane on Friday at 3:30.

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