The Atlantic Coast Conference unveiled its championship dates and sites for the 2021-22 academic year on Wednesday.
The ACC Men’s and Women’s Tennis Championships return to Rome, Georgia, for the second straight year April 20-24; to be held at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College.
“The staff at the Rome Tennis Center and Rome Sports have welcomed our teams to their city for two ACC tennis championships (2017 & 2021). With the number of courts, local volunteers and the new indoor facility it’s a first-class venue for our student-athletes”, said Brandon Neff, Assistant Commissioner – Championships for the ACC.
The Rome Tennis Center continues to benefit the entire community through local programming and tournaments. In 2019, tennis sports events generated 4.9 million in economic impact. Last year, during pandemic restrictions, tennis was deemed a safe sport; tournaments facilitated while adhering to CDC guidelines generated over 1.7 million in economic impact.
Opened July 29, 2016, the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College (RTCBC) features 51- courts across 30 acres. The site is comprised of USTA standard, asphalt tennis courts, 6 NCAA regulation courts, 6 indoor courts and 3 center courts for tournament and collegiate play. RTCBC hosts local programming 7 days a week. It serves as the home courts for area middle school and high school tennis leagues, local tennis leagues, youth and adult classes, youth camps and instructional clinics.