1961 NCAA Tennis Championships

The 1961 NCAA Tennis Championships were the 16th annual NCAA-sponsored tournaments to determine the national champions of men's singles, doubles, and team collegiate tennis in the United States.[1]

1961 NCAA Tennis Championships
DateJune 1961
LocationAmes, Iowa
VenueForker Tennis Courts
Iowa State University
Men's singles
United States Allen Fox
Men's doubles
Mexico Rafael Osuna /
United States Ramsey Earnhart
← 1960 · NCAA Tennis Championships · 1962 →

Defending champions UCLA again captured the team championship, the Bruins' seventh such title. UCLA finished just one point ahead of rivals USC in the final team standings (17–16).

Host siteEdit

This year's tournaments were contested at the Forker Tennis Courts at the newly-rechristened Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.

Team scoringEdit

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


  1. ^ "NCAA Division I Men's Tennis Championship Results" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. Retrieved June 8, 2017.

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