State tennis tournaments will start play at 9 a.m. due to low temperatures

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(Ryan Casey/

The state tennis tournaments will now begin at 9 a.m. each day due to concerns about cold weather in the early morning.

Each tournament was set to begin play at 8 a.m. for the first time this season, but forecasts are calling for temperatures in the low 30s early on Thursday, Friday and Saturday mornings for both Denver and Pueblo, sites for the Class 5A and 4A state championships.

Find draws for each tournament here:

The coaches meeting at each site will begin at 8:40 a.m.