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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...

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 to close out fall season at Iowa City

By Lucas Wright

November 4, 2015

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...

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...

Illinois focuses on domestic players in global game of NCAA tennis

Illinois focuses on domestic players in global game of NCAA tennis

By Christopher Kennedy

August 22, 2014

This Welcome Week, the University is welcoming a large freshman class of international students to Champaign. Across the country, more and more international players are taking to the tennis court. According to the NCAA Student-Athlete Ethnicity Report, 40 percent of Dvision I men’s tennis players were int...