ITA Announces 2009 All-America Teams for NCAA Division I Tennis

May 29, 2009

SKILLMAN, N.J. — NCAA singles champions Mallory Cecil of Duke and Devin Britton of Mississippi highlight the 2009 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-America Teams for Division I men’s and women’s tennis, released today in conjunction with the season-ending Campbell/ITA national singles and doubles rankings.

Both Cecil and Britton captured the NCAA singles titles on Monday in College Station, TX. It was the first time two freshmen won the men’s and women’s NCAA singles titles in the same year. Britton became just the third freshman to capture award as a frosh while Cecil became the seventh since the current format was adopted in 1977. Both champions spent the previous five years training at the Nick Bollettieri Academy in Bradenton, Florida and entered college in January.

Also highlighting this year’s teams are NCAA doubles champs Mari Andersson and Jana Juricova from California and Dominic Inglot and Michael Shabaz from Virginia.

A player must meet any of the following criteria to earn ITA All-America honors:



2009 ITA All-America Teams

Division I Men’s Tennis

(S – Singles, D – Doubles)

Division I Women’s Tennis

(S – Singles, D – Doubles)

Campbell/ITA College Tennis Rankings (Final)

Men’s Singles Top 20

Campbell/ITA College Tennis Rankings (Final)

Women’s Singles Top 20