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Illinois men's tennis extends winning streak with wins over Iowa and Nebraska

Illinois' Brian Page swings for the ball during the match against Wisconsin at the Atkin's Tennis Center on Sunday, April 3. The Illini won 4-0.
April 10, 2016

The red-hot, No. 15 Illinois men’s tennis team extended its five-match winning streak to seven this weekend against No. 63 Iowa and unranked Nebraskamk.With the two victories, the Illini improved...

Illini men's tennis earn fifth straight sweep

Illinois' Aleks Vukic returns the ball during his singles match agaisnt Wisconsin's Josef Dodridge. Vukic won his singles match 6-2, 6-1 and the team defeated the Badgers 4-0.
April 3, 2016

Sunday afternoon, No. 15 Illinois men’s tennis played not one, but two matches inside the Atkins Tennis Center.ej In the first game of the doubleheader, the Illini took on No. 30 Wisconsin.ej The Badgers...

Illinois men's tennis ready for rematch against Baylor

Illinois' Aleks Vukic returns the ball in the match against TCU at the Atkins Tennis Center on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016
March 16, 2016

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association acknowledges how much competition Illinois men’s tennis has gone up against this season, and it has reflected in the team’s ranking.After being defeated by their...

Illinois men's tennis unable to snatch victory from Northwestern

Illinois' Aleks Vukic returns the ball in the match against TCU at the Atkins Tennis Center on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016
March 13, 2016

The Illinois men’s tennis team took care of business in its matchup against Northwestern on Jan. 23.JTThe Illini picked up a 4-0 victory against the Wildcats, capturing the doubles point and getting...

Men's tennis to continue facing steep competition this weekend

Illinois' Pablo Landa returns the ball in the match against TCU at the Atkins Tennis Center on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016
March 9, 2016

Ranked opponents just seem to keep popping up on the Illinois men’s tennis schedule.The Illini have another challenge this weekend when they travel to Evanston, Illinois, to take on Northwestern.The...

Illinois men's tennis ready for steep competition this weekend

Illinois' Alex Jesse lines up the ball during the match against Notre Dame at the Atkins Tennis Center on Friday, February 5. The Illini won 5-2.
February 24, 2016

Head coach Brad Dancer did something he rarely does after the Illinois men's tennis team’s loss on Saturday.He addressed them in the Atkins Tennis Center locker room after the match...

Illinois men's tennis goes 1-2 at ITA National Indoor Championships

February 15, 2016

The Illinois men’s tennis team entered the ITA National Team Indoor Championships with some of the nation’s top competition awaiting them. The tournament consisted of the top 16 team in...

Illinois men's tennis returns to ITA Team Indoor Championships

Illinois' Jared Hiltzik makes a short return during the tennis game v. Northwestern at Atkins Tennis Center on Feb. 20. Illinois won 5-2.
February 12, 2016

The Illinois men’s tennis team will have to make sure it is on its game this weekend. The Illini drew the No. 12 seed in the ITA Men’s Team Indoor Championships and will have to face the No. 5 seed...

Illini of the Week Feb. 10: Aleks Vukic

Portrait of Aleks Vukic by Ryan Fang
February 9, 2016

This weeks Illini of the Week is @IlliniMTennis Aleks Vukic #IlliniEditor’s note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits down each week and decides which Illinois athlete or coach is our Illini of the Week....

Illinois men's tennis goes 1-1 against two top-25 opponents

Illinois' Julian Childers swings for the ball during the match against Valparaiso at the Atkins Tennis Center on Friday, January 22, 2016. Illinois won 4-0.
January 31, 2016

The Illinois men’s tennis team went up against some stiff competition over the weekend.The Illini first traveled to Durham, North Carolina, to take on the No. 24 Duke Blue Devils.ss Duke entered the...

Illinois men's tennis face multiple top-25 teams over the weekend

Illinois' Aleks Vukic returns the ball during the match against Valparaiso at the Atkins Tennis Center on Friday, January 22, 2016. Illinois won 4-0.
January 27, 2016

The Illinois men’s tennis team has quite a challenge this weekend.The Illini will first travel to Durham, North Carolina on Friday to take on the No.24 Duke Blue Devils. Following the match, the team...

Illinois men’s tennis gets big play from underclassmen

Illinois' Aron Hiltzik makes a return during the second round of NCAA Men's Tennis Regionals v. Drake at Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex on Saturday, May 9, 2015. Illinois won 4-2.
September 27, 2015

The long-awaited season opener for the Illinois men’s tennis team closed with a hopeful finish for a few young players.The Illini, who are playing without three of their top players — Jared Hiltzik,...

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