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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...

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 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 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,...

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

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.
September 23, 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...

Hiltizk brothers shine at ITA Midwest Regional

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.
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...

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

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. 
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

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...

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

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.
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...

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

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

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

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.
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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