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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...

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By Alex Wallner

April 10, 2016


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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


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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


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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...

Illini men’s tennis win second straight Big Ten match Sunday

Illini men’s tennis win second straight Big Ten match Sunday

By Alex Wallner

March 27, 2016


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On Sunday afternoon fans gathered outside the Atkins Tennis Center in Urbana, Illinois, to watch the 10th-ranked Illinois men’s tennis team take on No. 54 Purdue in the first Big Ten home match of the season.EJIllinois (10-7, 2-1) shut out Purdue (13-4, 2-1) and ended the Boilermakers two-match wi...

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...

Illinois men's tennis unable to snatch victory from Northwestern

Illinois men's tennis unable to snatch victory from Northwestern

By Mike Gasick

March 13, 2016


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The Illinois men’s tennis team took care of business in its matchup against Northwestern on Jan. 23.JTThe Illini picked up a 4-0 victory against the Wildcats, capturing the doubles point and getting singles victories from sophomore Aleks Vukic, junior Julian Childers and senior Jared Hiltzik.JTSaturday’s rematc...

Men's tennis to continue facing steep competition this weekend

Men's tennis to continue facing steep competition this weekend

By Mike Gasick

March 9, 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...

Illinois men’s tennis team has international flavor

Illinois men’s tennis team has international flavor

By Mike Gasick

March 8, 2016


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Professional tennis players Kevin Anderson and Amer Delic have a combined 256 singles wins between them. Delic graduated from Illinois with both a team and individual championship under his belt, and Anderson capped off his Illinois career as a three-time All-American in singles. The two were i...

Illinois men's tennis follows up top-10 victory with top-10 loss

By Mike Gasick

February 28, 2016


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Illinois mens tennis could not pick up a win against No. 8 TCU after beating No. 2 Virginia on SaturdayBy Mike Gasick Staff writerIllinois head coach Brad Dancer said he had never before been a part of a sequence like his team put together Saturday.The Illinois men’s tennis team was down 3-2 against t...

Illinois men's tennis ready for steep competition this weekend

Illinois men's tennis ready for steep competition this weekend

By Mike Gasick

February 24, 2016


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Head coach Brad Dancer did something he rarely does after the Illinois men's tennis team’s loss on Saturday.He addressed them in the Atkins Tennis Center locker room after the match — something he normally does not do. Normally when home matches end, the players shower and get tr...

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...

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