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It’s already been a special season for the Kentucky Wildcats men’s tennis team, and that continued Saturday.

With a spot in the Elite Eight on the line, 8-seeded Kentucky took down 9-seeded Wake Forest in the NCAA Tournament Super Regional Round at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex by a 4-2 result. The Wildcats concluded their season at the Boone Complex with a 14-2 home record.

Kentucky is in the NCAA Quarterfinals for the fifth time in program history and will take on top-seeded TCU on Thursday in Champaign, Illinois. UK will be seeking its first semifinal appearance in school history.

Time to make history.

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Source: https://www.aseaofblue.com/2022/5/15/23073257/uk-wildcats-news-kentucky-mens-tennis-elite-eight-ncaa-tournament

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