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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...

Illini have momentum heading into men’s tennis regionals

Illini have momentum heading into men’s tennis regionals

By Lucas Wright

October 20, 2015


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Some members of the Illinois men’s tennis team will begin the road to nationals this weekend at the Midwest Regionals at Notre Dame.Leading the Illini into South Bend, Indiana, are redshirt junior Julian Childers and sophomore Aron Hiltzik, who are each coming off of strong performances.He won the Crusader Inv...

Illini head to All-Americans with confidence

Illini head to All-Americans with confidence

By Lucas Wright

September 30, 2015


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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 men’s tennis continues season in Waco

By Christopher Kennedy

May 10, 2015


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By Chris KennedyStaff writerThe Illinois men’s tennis team started the spring season with a big win in Waco, Texasmp.The Illini hope the season ends with a few more — they are headed to Baylor for the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Championships. Their Round of 16 match is a rematch of one of their biggest wins of t...

Illinois men’s tennis rotates sixth man

Illinois men’s tennis rotates sixth man

April 28, 2015


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This weekend brought the Illinois men’s tennis team a Big Ten championship. It also brought the return of senior Ross Guignon and freshman Toshiki Matsuya to the singles court. Matsuya hasn’t seen action since March 29. While Guignon has been contributing on the doubles court with freshman partner Ar...

Illini men’s tennis kicks off spring season with Illini Invite

By Christopher Kennedy

January 20, 2015


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While students prepared to return to frigid Champaign this weekend, the Illini men’s tennis team hosted its first meet of the year in sunny Fort Myers, Florida. The No. 11 Illini kicked off the spring season by posting a 17-6 record against No. 23 Memphis and Florida Gulf Coast in the Illini Invite. ...

Hiltizk brothers shine at ITA Midwest Regional

Hiltizk brothers shine at ITA Midwest Regional

By Christopher Kennedy

October 21, 2014


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The Hiltzik brothers of the Illinois men’s tennis team both had impressive runs at this week’s ITA Midwest Regional Championship in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Junior Jared made it to the tournament finals and freshman Aron made it to the semifinals, his best showing as an Illini. With a trip to Indoor N...

Illini men’s tennis returns to action at ITA Midwest Regional Championships

Illini men’s tennis returns to action at ITA Midwest Regional Championships

By Christopher Kennedy

October 16, 2014


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The Illinois men’s tennis team is back in action this week at the ITA Midwest Regional Championships in Ann Arbor, Mich. The winners of the tournament receive an automatic berth at November’s ITA Indoor Championships at the Billie Jean King Tennis Center, the home of the U.S. Open. After a weeken...

Two Illini compete in Alabama’s Four-in-the-Fall

By Christopher Kennedy

September 29, 2014


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The Illini went to Tuscaloosa, Ala., with different missions for the Crimson Tide Four-In-The-Fall. They left with mixed results. Freshman Toshiki Matsuya finished 2-2 on the weekend and took a big step after his opening round loss. Brian Page was back for the Illini for the first time since an injury...

Illini men’s tennis sends two to Alabama’s Four-In-The-Fall

Illini men’s tennis sends two to Alabama’s Four-In-The-Fall

By Christopher Kennedy

September 25, 2014


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Two Illini men’s tennis players are heading to Tuscaloosa, Ala., this weekend with two very different purposes for the Crimson Tide Four-In-The-Fall. Junior Brian Page is working on getting back to 100 percent after his sophomore season ended early due to injury and freshman Toshiki Matsuya is loo...

Illini men’s tennis co-hosts invite in Olympia Fields, Ill.

By Christopher Kennedy

September 18, 2014


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Illinois tennis player Aleks Vukic, from Sydney, said he loved his first taste of college tennis. “I enjoyed it a lot. I played a Georgia guy at Georgia with the whole of his team watching, cheering him on, but I loved it,” Vukic said. “Even though they weren’t cheering for me, I loved it.” ...

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