National Tennis News

Kovacevic Concludes Run At NCAA Singles Championships

ORLANDO, May 25, 2019 (Press Release) Fighting Illini men’s tennis junior Aleks Kovacevic saw an incredible season come to an end during the NCAA Singles Semifinals on Friday evening at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Fla. “It was a great […]

Kovacevic Powers Through To NCAA Singles Semifinals

ORLANDO, May 24, 2019 (Press Release) Fighting Illini men’s tennis junior Aleks Kovacevic advances to the NCAA Singles Championships after a three-set victory over 54th-ranked Sam Riffice of Florida at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Fla. on Thursday evening. […]

Kawai Continues Historic Run With NCAA Singles Quarterfinals Berth

ORLANDO, May 23, 2019 (Press Release) Fighting Illini women’s tennis sophomore Asuka Kawai upsets No. 7 seed Alexa Graham of North Carolina in straight sets to advance to the Quarterfinals of the NCAA Singles Championships on Wednesday evening at the […]

Kovacevic Advances To Quarterfinals Of NCAA Singles Championships

ORLANDO, May 23, 2019 (Press Release)  Illinois men’s tennis junior Aleks Kovacevic advances to the NCAA Singles Championships after 50th-ranked Bar Botzer of Wake Forest withdraws due to injury. Kovacevic is coming off a 6-3, 7-5 victory over 65th ranked […]

Kawai Makes History Advancing to NCAA Singles Round of 16

ORLANDO, May 22, 2019 (Press Release) Fighting Illini women’s tennis sophomore Asuka Kawai will play another day at the NCAA Singles Championships after picking up a victory in the Round of 32 on Tuesday afternoon at the USTA National Campus in […]

Two Illini Ready for NCAA Singles Championships

URBANA, May 20, 2019 (Press Release) Starting Monday, Fighting Illini men’s tennis junior and sophomore, Aleks Kovacevic and Alex Brown will begin their quest for an NCAA Singles Championship at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Fla., hosted by UCF […]

Tennis Runs Through Kovacevic Family

URBANA, May 9, 2019 (by Logan Hanson) Aleks “Kova” Kovacevic, the Illini Men’s Tennis’ top singles player, has had a career season in 2019. Earning career high rankings in both singles and doubles this season, Aleks has been one of […]