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Bazarnik returns for Illinois men’s tennis

Illinois' Aleks Vukic goes for the smash during the tennis game v. Iowa at Atkins Tennis Center on Saturday, April 11. Illinois won 6-1.

By Christopher Kennedy

April 14, 2015

Senior Blake Bazarnik picked up the clinching win for the Illinois men’s tennis team on Sunday’s Senior Day and could be a big part of the Illini’s postseason plans. While Bazarnik did not play at all in the fall and has not played every match for the Illini this spring, he has been back in the l...

Illini men’s tennis blows out Michigan, Michigan State on roadtrip

Illinois' Blake Bazarnik reaches for the ball in an attempt to save it during the tennis game vs. Northwestern at Atkins Tennis Center on Feb. 20. 

By Christopher Kennedy

April 6, 2015

The Illinois men’s tennis team is still perfect in the Big Ten after two weekend wins in Michigan. The team defeated Michigan State 6-1 in East Lansing, Michigan, on Saturday afternoon and Michigan 4-0 on Sunday in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The two victories came with two more doubles point wins for the Illini...

Illinois men’s tennis moves on to Sweet 16

May 11, 2014

With a win Saturday, Illinois head coach Brad Dancer has now led the Illini to the round of 16 in the NCAA tournament seven times in his nine years at the helm. However, none of the past six will be nearly as sweet as this season's. The Illini beat Memphis 4-3 to seal a trip to Athens, Georgia.  The...