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Illini men’s tennis' Julian Childers advancing through All-Americans

Illini men’s tennis' Julian Childers advancing through All-Americans

By Lucas Wright

October 4, 2015

The Illinois men’s tennis team is off and running at the ITA All-American Championships, but for some players, the tournament came to a halt earlier than they wanted.The Illini featured four players in this week’s pre-qualifying draw in Tulsa, Oklahoma: redshirt junior Julian Childers, sophomore Toshiki M...

Illini head to All-Americans with confidence

Illini head to All-Americans with confidence

By Lucas Wright

September 30, 2015

The Illinois men’s tennis team had a short turn-around this week as it prepared for the ITA All-American Championships Oct. 3-11 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.The team returned on Sept. 27 from its first event of the year at College Station, Texas, where it managed 11 wins in 37 total matches. Heading into th...

Kopinski, Guignon get to 2nd place

Kopinski, Guignon get to 2nd place

By Christopher Kennedy

November 10, 2014

Tim Kopinski and Ross Guignon took second place at the ITA Intercollegiate Indoor National Championships this weekend as they put together their best performance of the fall.  The pair came into the season as the No. 2 doubles team in the country, but it’s been an up and down season. After a first...

Illini men’s tennis ends hectic weekend with a loss

Illini men’s tennis ends hectic weekend with a loss

By Brett Lerner

March 17, 2014

The Illinois men’s tennis team finished its busiest weekend of the season with a 2-1 record. The weekend put the Illini up against their toughest competition, with all three of their opponents being ranked in the top-50. Illinois also had to travel to California after its Friday night match to pla...

Illini men’s tennis looks to continue winning streak

Illini men’s tennis looks to continue winning streak

By Brett Lerner

March 13, 2014

The No. 6 Illinois men’s tennis team is gearing up for its biggest, busiest weekend of the season with a home doubleheader Friday before competing in Indian Wells, Calif., on Sunday morning.  Coming off two victories at home over Purdue and Detroit Mercy, the Illini will face three top-50 teams: No...

Hiltzik falls in finals at national indoors

November 11, 2013

Even with a loss, Illinois sophomore Jared Hiltzik earned prestige in the realm of national tennis. After drawing the No. 8 seed, Hiltzik won four straight matches at USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate before falling out of rhythm in the finals and losing in straight sets Sunday. He followed ju...