The first and second rounds of doubles are set to begin at 8 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 24, with the first round of singles to follow. On Saturday, doubles playoffs and finals will start at 8 a.m., followed by the second round of singles. The singles playoffs and finals begin at 8 a.m. on Sunday.
Ten teams and 65 athletes are scheduled to compete in the tournament. Alabama, Auburn, Auburn-Montgomery, Birmingham-Southern, Georgia State, Samford, Louisville, South Alabama and Texas Tech are all opening their fall schedules this weekend.
Seven Roberta Alison Classic previous championship winners will compete this weekend, including five 2003 champions. MSU's Magdi Rekasi won the Flight C singles championship in 2003.
The Roberta Alison Classic is named for the Alabama tennis legend that broke gender barriers to compete as UA's first female varsity athlete.