1956 NCAA tennis championships

The 1956 NCAA Tennis Championships were the 11th annual NCAA-sponsored tournaments to determine the national champions of men's singles, doubles, and team collegiate tennis in the United States.[1]

1956 NCAA Tennis Championships
DateJune 1956
LocationKalamazoo, Michigan
VenueStowe Tennis Stadium
Kalamazoo College
Men's singles
United States Alejandro Olmedo
Men's doubles
United States Alejandro Olmedo /
Mexico Francisco Contreras
← 1955 · NCAA Tennis Championships · 1957 →

UCLA won the Team Championship, the Bruins' Fifth such title (and fourth in five years). UCLA finished just one point ahead of rivals (and defending champions) USC, 15–14, in the team standings.

Host site edit

This year's tournaments were contested at Stowe Tennis Stadium at Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Team scoring edit

Until 1977, the men's team championship was determined by points awarded based on individual performances in the singles and doubles events.

References edit

  1. ^ "NCAA Division I Men's Tennis Championship Results" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. Retrieved May 18, 2017.

External links edit