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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.

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

By Alex Wallner 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...

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

By Mike Gasick 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' 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.

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

By Mike Gasick February 1, 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' 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.

Illinois men’s tennis gets big play from underclassmen

By Lucas Wright 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,...

Illinois' Aron Hiltzik runs for the ball during the tennis game v. Ohio State at Atkins Tennis Center on Sunday, Mar. 29, 2015. Illinois won 4-0.

Illinois men’s tennis opens fall season at Texas A&M

By Lucas Wright September 24, 2015

The Illinois men’s tennis team is set to open its fall season this weekend at Texas A&M, but a few big names are absent from the lineup.Seniors Jared Hiltzik and Brian Page, along with sophomore Aleks...

Illinois' Jared Hiltzik hits the ball back during the second round of NCAA Tennis Regionals against the University of Memphis at Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex on May 10.

Hiltizk brothers shine at ITA Midwest Regional

By Christopher Kennedy October 21, 2014

The Hiltzik brothers of the Illinois men’s tennis team both had impressive runs at this week’s ITA Midwest Regional Championship in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Junior Jared made it to the tournament finals...

lllinois’ Jared Hiltzik prepares to return the ball during the first round of NCAA Tennis Regionals against Ball State University at Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex on May 9, 2014. 

Illini men’s tennis returns to action at ITA Midwest Regional Championships

By Christopher Kennedy October 16, 2014

The Illinois men’s tennis team is back in action this week at the ITA Midwest Regional Championships in Ann Arbor, Mich. The winners of the tournament receive an automatic berth at November’s ITA Indoor...

Two Illini compete in Alabama’s Four-in-the-Fall

By Christopher Kennedy September 29, 2014

The Illini went to Tuscaloosa, Ala., with different missions for the Crimson Tide Four-In-The-Fall. They left with mixed results. Freshman Toshiki Matsuya finished 2-2 on the weekend and took a big step...

Illinois’ Brian Page returns the ball against No. 8 Texas at Atkins Tennis Center on Feb. 9. Page is one of two Illini attending the Crimson Tide Four-in-the-Fall this weekend.

Illini men’s tennis sends two to Alabama’s Four-In-The-Fall

By Christopher Kennedy September 25, 2014

Two Illini men’s tennis players are heading to Tuscaloosa, Ala., this weekend with two very different purposes for the Crimson Tide Four-In-The-Fall. Junior Brian Page is working on getting back to 100...

Illinois Men's Tennis Head Coach, Brad Dancer talks to juniors Ryan Rowe, left, and Brandon Davis, right, during their doubles match against Duke at Atkins Tennis Center in Urbana on Friday, February 2. Illinois beat Duke 6-1.

Illini coach of the year: men’s tennis’ Brad Dancer

May 14, 2014

Entering his ninth season as the men’s tennis head coach at Illinois, Brad Dancer was standing firmly at the crossroads of high expectations and glaring questions.  His roster possessed no seniors,...

Illinois' Ross Guignon attempts to return the ball during the meet against Pepperdine on March 14. The Illini will play in the Big Ten tournament.

Illinois men’s tennis finished regular season on a high note

April 21, 2014

Although campus was just about cleared out for the Easter weekend, the holiday weekend didn’t affect the crowd at Atkins Tennis Center. No. 10 Illinois took down Minnesota on Friday and Wisconsin on...

Illinois' Brian Page hits the ball during the match against No. 8 Texas at Atkins Tennis Center on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014. The Illini won 4-3.

Illinois men’s tennis to finish regular season with two home matches

April 17, 2014

No. 10 Illinois will finish out their regular season this weekend with a two-game homestand, hosting Minnesota on Friday and Wisconsin on Sunday. Traditionally the last home match of the season is reserved...

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