The Western Michigan University men's and women's tennis programs are two of the most consistently successful programs, not only in the Mid-American Conference, but in all of NCAA Division I. Conference championships, NCAA appearances and indvidual accolades have become the norm for both programs. The women's program is under the direction of head coach Ryan Tomlinson, while Dave Morin guides the men's team.
Both programs gained team and individual national rankings throughout the 2008-09 campaign. The men's tennis team won the Mid-American Conference regular season championship for the third year in a row and advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the fourth year in a row after winning the MAC Tournament for the fourth consecutive season. Over the last six seasons, the Broncos have been ranked as high as No. 37 in the country, while also collecting numerous wins against the Big Ten.
The women's tennis team advanced to the championship match of the MAC Tournament for the fifth consecutive season. Over the last six seasons, the Broncos have won four MAC regular season championships and advanced to a pair of NCAA Tournaments in 2006 and 2007. The Broncos have frequently appeared in the national rankings, including No. 44 in 2005 and No. 53 in the final 2008 rankings.
Both squads have earned multiple MAC honors and produced the MAC Player of the Year, while both head coaches have earned multiple MAC Coach of the Year awards during the last six seasons.