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Best Tennis Universities in the USA


UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA


Located in Athens, the University of Georgia is one of the most symbolic tennis programs in college tennis history. They have won 8 National Championships and 32 Conference Championships, playing in the SEC conference, one of the toughest conferences in America. Their tradition goes beyond the tennis program and tennis has a big impact on the university, having students follow the tennis matches and having matches with 2.000 people watching it and cheering from the stands. Many professional players played for the University of Georgia, such as John Isner and Mikael Pernfors, among many others.



CALIFORNIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY


Located in Los Angeles, USC has an extensive tennis tradition. The reputation of their tennis program is supported by their numbers, with 21 NCAA National Champions, the most in the country. They compete in the PAC-12 conference which is alongside the SEC conference the toughest conference in the USA. Amazing facilities, a high level of tennis, and Socal weather make USC one of the most attractive universities for prospects. Steve Johson broke a record by winning 72 college matches in a row playing for USC, and other professional players such as Robert Farah, Prakash Amritraj and Yannick Hanfmann among many others.




UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA


The University of Virginia is located in Charlottesville and was founded in 1819. It is one of the oldest universities in the US and is considered to be World Heritage. The tennis program has been extremely successful in the last 20 years, in 2002 the program built a new tennis facility and hired Brian Boland as new head coach, which led the team to win the first NCAA championship, and then the NCAA Championships four times, in 2013, 2015, 2016, and 2017. Professional players such as Somdev Devvarman, Danielle Collins, and Thai-Son Kwiatwoski have played for the University of Virginia.




STANFORD UNIVERSITY


Located in Palo Alto, California. The cradle of the tech industry and companies such as Facebook or Google. Stanford is a very extremely prestigious university because of its academics and tradition. The tennis program is also one of the top programs in the country, and the combination of both makes Stanford an incredible university for players who desire to study and play college tennis. Standford has won 17 NCAA National championships and players such as John McEnroe or the Brian Brothers played for Standford.




ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY


The University of Illinois located in Urbana-Champaign, in the state of Illinois, USA, and was founded in 1867. Their engineering programs are very prestigious, University of Illinois is the most cited engineering university in the world, with the highest total number of citations to research papers and the department has historically spread global innovation in technology. The tennis program was founded in 1908, and it has the longest winning streak record with 64 wins in a row. They won NCAA National Championship in 2003, when Kevin Anderson, US open finalist, was playing for them.



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