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Illini men's tennis earn fifth straight sweep

Illini men's tennis earn fifth straight sweep

By Alex Wallner

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 came into the match with only two losses, but left with three after falling to the Illini.The Il...

Illini men’s tennis look for revenge against Minnesota

Illini men’s tennis look for revenge against Minnesota

By Alex Wallner

March 30, 2016

Tweet: [email protected] looks to avenge last season’s loss to Minnesota on Friday.The Illinois men’s tennis team faces Big Ten foe Minnesota on Friday at Atkins Tennis Center and will be the Illini’s first of three matches on the weekend.Despite coming off a win Sunday against Purdue the Ill...

Men's tennis to continue facing steep competition this weekend

Men's tennis to continue facing steep competition this weekend

By Mike Gasick

March 10, 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 Wildcats enter the match ranked No. 11 in the latest ITA National Rankings. They are on a nine-match w...

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 the ITA rankings.No. 12 Illinois drew No. 2 TCU in its first round matchup. The Horned Frogs ente...

Illinois men's tennis returns to ITA Team Indoor Championships

Illinois men's tennis returns to ITA Team Indoor Championships

By Mike Gasick

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 TCU Horned Frogs. TCU is currently ranked No. 2 in the ITA rankings, and Illinois is No. 12. The t...

Vukic's victory highlights success night for Illinois men's tennis

By Mike Gasick

February 7, 2016

Friday night against Notre Dame was just one of those matches for Illinois men's tennis sophomore Aleks Vukic.The Australian native took on No. 37 Quentin Monaghan of Notre Dame and swept him in a 6-0, 6-0 victory. This was the first time Vukic completed a match in which he did not giv...

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

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 match with many talented underclassmen, including sophomore Nicolas Alvarez, who is ranked No. 12 in t...

Illinois men's tennis cruises to three victories in opening matches

Illinois men's tennis cruises to three victories in opening matches

By Mike Gasick

January 25, 2016

The No. 7 Illinois men’s tennis team showed few signs of rust in its opening weekend matches.EJThe Illini first hosted the Valparaiso Crusaders in their dual season opener. The team initially got on the board with a doubles point, taking two out of the three matches. The doubles partners of sophomores ...

Illini men's tennis kick off season at home

Illini men's tennis kick off season at home

By Mike Gasick

January 21, 2016

Tweet: @IlliniMTennis opens season against Valpo and Notre Dame this weekendHoping to build off a 27-5 campaign from last Spring, the Illinois men’s tennis team will return to action on Friday against Notre Dame and Valparaiso. The Illini enter the season at No. 7 in the ITA rankings. The team was ran...

Illini men’s tennis develops during fall season

By Lucas Wright

December 9, 2015

Tweet: [email protected] looking forward to spring after developing youth during fallBy Lucas WrightStaff writerThe fall season was a learning experience for the Illinois men’s tennis team.The team established early on in the fall season that it would be without seniors Jared Hiltzik and Brian Page a...

Illini Jared Hiltzik falls in quarterfinals at National Indoors

By Lucas Wright

November 15, 2015

Survive and advance was the name of the game for Illinois men’s tennis senior Jared Hiltzik at the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships in Flushing, New YorkRB.Hiltzik opened his 2015 Nationals with a matchup against unseeded Uros Petronijevic of San DiegoRB. Hiltzik got out to a slow st...

Jared Hiltzik is lone Illini to compete at nationals

By Lucas Wright

November 11, 2015

Tweet: [email protected] will send lone #Illini to compete at nationalsBy Lucas WrightStaff writerA lone Illini will carry the torch for the men’s tennis team into the National Intercollegiate Indoor Championship for the third-straight year. Senior Jared Hiltzik is that player: He will compete in the ...

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