View Full Version : Fan Interest in College Tennis
04-16-2005, 04:58 PM
I am in high school, and plan on playing D-1 tennis. I know there are a lot of college players on here. My question is: do any fans show up? Is there any interest in college tennis at all?
04-16-2005, 06:32 PM
I didn't play college tennis but I have gone to at least a dozen matches. I think depends on what college you go to. I went to watch some UCLA matches which seemed pretty well attended. I have also seen some D1 matches in the m idwest which were very poorly attended.
04-16-2005, 06:56 PM
The matches here have some decent crowds, nothing huge, but there are definitely people in the bleachers. Usually many people have to/choose to stand.
04-16-2005, 07:28 PM
Some D1 schools have a nice set up to watch matches, that encourages people to come watch. UCLA has a great set up, other schools you are watching through chain link fences...
04-18-2005, 10:59 PM
Yeah... definitely depends on the school.
04-19-2005, 05:00 AM
I watch a lot of women's college tennis at OSU. Most of the people seem to be friends and family. I talk a lot with the parents in the stands and have gotten some good hits with people while they are in town.
04-19-2005, 06:08 AM
No interest @ the Big East school where I played. Only one set of aluminum bleachers that sat maybe 50, but still no one watched. Then again we were terrible, so who would watch anyways lol.
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