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

Illinois' Toshiki Matsuya makes a return during the Big Ten Tennis Tournament quarterfinals v. Iowa at Atkins Tennis Center on Friday, Apr. 24, 2015. Illinois won 4-0.

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

Illinois Aron Hiltzik attempts to return the ball during the Big Ten Men's Tennis Tournament final against Ohio State at the Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex, on Sunday, April 26, 2015. The Illini won 4-0.

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...