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

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

By Alex Wallner

April 10, 2016


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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 to 15-7 overall and 6-1 in the Big Ten, setting up a much-anticipated matchup with No. 2...

Illini men’s tennis look for revenge against Minnesota

Illini men’s tennis look for revenge against Minnesota

By Alex Wallner

March 30, 2016


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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...

Illinois men's tennis ready for rematch against Baylor

Illinois men's tennis ready for rematch against Baylor

By Mike Gasick

March 16, 2016


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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 fifth top-10 opponent of the season, the Illini have fallen three spots in the national rankings a...

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


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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...

Slow start in singles hurts Illinois men’s tennis against Texas A&M

By Mike Gasick, Staff writer

February 21, 2016


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Illinois men’s tennis head coach Brad Dancer was noticeably frustrated after his team’s loss to Texas A&M on Sunday. Coming off a 1-2 performance at the ITA National Indoor Championships last weekend, the Illini dropped a 4-2 match to the No. 7 Aggies at Atkins Tennis Center. Illinois ope...

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

By Mike Gasick

February 15, 2016


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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...

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

By Mike Gasick

February 7, 2016


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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


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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...

Illini men's tennis kick off season at home

Illini men's tennis kick off season at home

By Mike Gasick

January 21, 2016


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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


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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...

Illinois men’s tennis to close out fall season at Iowa City

By Lucas Wright

November 4, 2015


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Time has almost run out on the fall season, and the Illinois men’s tennis team has one last shot to make a statement before winter break.The Illini will take to the courts for the final time as a team in 2015 at the Big Ten Singles tournament this weekend in Iowa City, Iowa.Illinois has performed we...

Illinois men’s tennis falls short at Midwest Regional

By Lucas Wright

October 25, 2015


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Tweet: [email protected] come up empty at Midwest Regional #Illini By Lucas WrightStaff writerThe Illinois men’s tennis team came up short across the board at the Midwest Regional this weekend in South Bend, Indiana. An Illini fell in each of the first four rounds, knocking out the hopes of nationals...

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